Steve Caldeira, president and CEO, CSPA, attended the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Leadership Retreat and Board Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, held from November 14 through 16. Participants discussed future strategies of ASAE and collaborated on solving challenges that are common among associations.
Attendees discussed issues and themes that inform ASAE’s strategic direction. Topics in years past have included innovation, technology, and globalization. This year, the group explored ways that ASAE can accommodate the needs of small, medium, and large associations alike.
ASAE has more than 22,000 members, which include association executives and industry partners representing more than 11,000 organizations. Its members manage trade associations, professional societies and voluntary organizations throughout the United States and in nearly 50 countries around the world.