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Free translation service for EU SME’s including associations, recommended by Brussels Association Bureau

Having a text in a European language and requiring a translation? Provided by the European Commission the free online eTranslation service allows you to translate your text to and from 27 languages, while guaranteeing the confidentiality and security of your information. Worth to try in such a multicultural environment as you may find in Brussels.



Our nation is burning

Elliott Ferguson, President & CEO of Destination DC (Global Association Hub partner organisation) and National Chair of US Travel Association, makes this powerful contribution in this article published 4 June 2020. “If you’re a person of color such as myself, you’re reflecting on instances where you may have experienced profiling by the police and are … Continued





Global Association Hubs Newsletter – May 2020

This edition concentrates, unsurprisingly, on Covid-19 related issues: where you can access great factual information, in general and from our four partner cities, what associations are doing and thinking about their future direction, and speculative musings about the “new normal” we’re going to face after the initial crisis is past. I’d like to start with … Continued


Report: Association Laboratory Covid-19 Strategic & Economic Impact Study

Global Association Hubs research partner Association Laboratory has made freely available the complete report of their recent survey, with data and opinions from a wide range of associations, both US and international.  There are some very sobering results here, especially for those associations that either had low financial reserves before the crisis hit, or which … Continued


Boardroom article: Reinventing the association wheel

Another thought-provoking Boardroom article by Juanita Vorster, in which she challenges associations to re-think the value proposition of their collective expertise, especially when faced with increasing competition from fast-moving data-hoovering corporations.   Expert human input into AI processes is one fascinating opportunity, as is the ability of association communities to become trusted sources of crowdsourcing … Continued



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