Global Association Hubs NewsletterSeptember 2020 Food for Thought – why association ecosystems matter I recently wrote an article for the September 2020 issue of Boardroom magazine, entitled “Failure to Continue Thinking Globally is a Recipe for Failure”, in which I urged associations to resist the pandemic-driven temptation to pull back from their global development aspirations, and flagged up … Continued
Destination DC, the official Destination Marketing Organisation for Washington DC and Global Association Hubs partner, reported recently on the sometimes dramatic growth over the past decade but also the more uncertain prospects for future developments. But however fast or slowly the recovery takes place, International associations will be at the centre of the city’s strategic thinking!
Make a Date for #PlanetIMEX Community Day – 16 Oct! 0945-1115 EST (Washington, NYC, etc); 1545 – 1715 CET (Brussels, Amsterdam, etc) Global Association Hubs ask the question: “Still Going Global?” We’ve designed an innovative, interactive education session for the international association community on the big strategic issues in global development. What does “global” look like for associations in the “new normal”?How are international associations … Continued
Singapore Tourism Board has set up detailed protocols for organising Covid-safe events, and is inviting organisers to apply to run pilot events from 1 October for up to 250 delegates, who will have to remain in secure pods of no more than 20 persons. There will be very careful monitoring of and controls over how … Continued
I recently wrote an article for the September 2020 issue of Boardroom magazine, entitled “Failure to Continue Thinking Globally is a Recipe for Failure”, in which I urged associations to resist the pandemic-driven temptation to pull back from their global development aspirations, and flagged up the role played by association ecosystems in achieving these strategic … Continued
Global Association HubsNewsletter – July 2020 A schizophrenic business mindset is a useful trait for international associations in this Age of Uncertainty. Being able to hold two entirely different and sometimes contradictory ideas simultaneously might normally be a severe disability for an organisation, but today it can help map a path through treacherous terrain. Traditionally long lead-times mean that … Continued
Global Association Hubs’ media partner Boardroom has launched an innovative subscription service to access a wide range of short educational videos on strategic issues for associations, falling under the general headings of Technology, Marketing, PR & Comms, Strategic Planning, Impact & Legacy. We’re delighted that one of the initial group of expert contributors is Genevieve … Continued
Boardroom media article by Martin Sirk, Global Association Hubs International Advisor, on the nature of the business and societal environment facing international associations and some of the steps they can take to navigate successfully.