Creating a Sense of Belonging, Engaging Members

As individuals, we are craving to be part of a wider community. Some want to lead, some want to be led but we all thrive in an environment where there is a sense of belonging, in a place where we can share our knowledge and form positive, lasting relationships.

The Added Value of PCOs (Boardroom)

The Annual Meeting of the International Association of Professional Congress Organizers in Tokyo last February was the occasion for Boardroom to gain deeper insights into what PCOs in general could offer associations. In order for you to understand in turn, we asked four of them, all located in four different corners of the world, the following questions: 1 ) What is, according to you, the added value for an association to work with a PCO? 2) What are the latest trends you have experienced regarding association conferences/meetings? 3) What does it mean to you and to your clients to be IAPCO certified? Here are their answers.

New president commits to furthering IAPCO in Asia

Expanding global outreach is more than just a ‘tick’ on the map, it is the responsibility of all to make this their future goal.

No need for tricks in magical organisations! (Eventos Latinoamericanos)

A Broader Perspective (Boardroom)

Keeping Learning at the Leading EDGE (Convention Source)


Understanding ‘Cultural Intelligence’ (CIM)

Competition Among Associations (HQ)

Beyond Business Card Etiquette (HQ)

India: an obvious choice for international associations (meetme)

Doctor’s Prescriptions for Medical Congresses in Europe (Boardroom)

Membership Frameworks for Today’s Associations (HQ)

Maximising the “Value” from Business Events (Eventos Latinoamericanos)

Meet the Buyers – Dubai (AMI)

Can a Regional Association Go Global (Headquarters)

A Culinary Experience and a Lasting Legacy (Headquarters)

Becoming Mindfeeders (Boardroom)

Challenges & Opportunities for 21st Century Associations (Headquarters)

Tripartite Economic Summit opens up trade doors for Auckland (Headquarters)

Nuevo Media Partner para IAPCO (Eventos Latinoamericanos)

How Do You Give Back To A Destination? (Convene)

Volunteering & Governance Psychological Contracts in Action (Headquarters)

5 Innovative Meeting Formats (Convene)

Diversifying Your Revenues Creative Membership and Sponsorship Structures (Boardroom)

Understanding Regulations and Cultural Differences in a Global World (Boardroom)

Meet Jan Tonkin (Convene)

Innovations for Associations (Headquarters)

Experts in Dynamic Global Education: The EDGE programme in Taipei (Headquarters Asia)

Three Legacy Opportunities for Associations in Global Destinations (Boardroom)

Unprecedented IAPCO AM&GA Attendance in Dubai (Headquarters Asia)

EDGE Goes to Taiwan (Boardroom)

How One Annual Meeting Session Shook up the Panel Format (Convene)

Global Strategies for Associations (Headquarters)


Cultural differences: Training the next generation

Raising Money & Generating Income in an Interconnected World


Global Alliances:why cross-sector partnerships can take associations and corporates to the next level

Compliance in the medical and pharmaceutical sectors


New Association Frontiers from IMEA to N-11

JUMP to it – Is Sustainability at top of your list

What is Reputation and Why is it Important?


Sustainability: Lessons learnt from the Great Earthquake of 2011

Emerging Countries in the Association World

Communication and Collaborative Communication

IAPCO partners with PCMA – Interview with President


Association Executives – Management Skills are the Key

Compli… Complimentary… Compliance … Complicated!

Sustainability: not only the Planet, but also the People


Tools & Technology for connecting Conference Participants