Category Archives: AMG

Section on Women’s Health Selects Tamela Blalock, MBA, CMP, DES as Executive Director

McLean, VA, June 30, 2017 – The Section on Women’s Health (SoWH), an affiliated and independent arm of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), has chosen Tamela Blalock, a goal oriented leader with an 18 year track record in strengthening associations, as its new executive director, effective July 10, 2017.

Established just over 40 years ago, SoWH is a 3,000-member professional association for physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students working within and advocating for vital areas of women’s and men’s health, including pelvic floor health, sport injury recovery, and continence.  » Read More

The Benefits of Face to Face Meetings

By Kent Hamaker, Director of Education, Communications, and Benchmarking, Association for Healthcare Foodservice (AHF)

Association staffers do most of their work with clients via long distance methods: conference calls, emails, texts, and websites like Basecamp. These technological wonders are necessities, of course, and make possible the work we are hired to do. But amidst the overwhelming chaos of the information we have to manage we too easily forget the benefits and importance of meeting our clients face to face.  » Read More

Important Announcement: Interel and AMG Join Forces

Press Release  |  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  |  Brussels, Washington DC  |  February 7th, 2017

Interel, the global public affairs consultancy, today announced that Washington DC based firm AMG, has joined its Group. Together both companies will generate  €25 million (EUR) ($27 million (USD)) in annual revenues and employ more than 200 consultants, staff and advisors.

Adding to its own offices and partner firms in over 60 countries, Interel will now benefit from a strong foothold in the United States as AMG’s infrastructure and 90 strong staff provide an instantly scalable growth platform which delivers the following capabilities:

  • Strategic association management, meetings and government affairs services, focused on growth and achievement
  • Sophisticated work with global corporate brands focused on business activation and engagement of target audiences.
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I KNOW My Members are Engaged!… [Right?]

Building an Engagement Scorecard Model so you KNOW Your Members Are Engaged.

By Leah Reily, Managing Director, Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (SDPA); Managing Director, Dermatology PA Foundation (DPAF)

Leah Reily

In the association world, much, if not all, of what we do is geared towards increasing member engagement. At the end of the day the success and longevity of your organization is built on a longstanding relationship between you and your member.  » Read More

Holiday Greetings From AMG

By Bruce Wardle, President and CEO, Association Management Group (AMG)

Bruce Wardle

As 2016 draws to a close, I would like to extend a sincere thank you to our loyal clients, as well as the directors and Boards we serve, for helping to make our mutual achievements and prosperity possible this year.

At Association Management Group (AMG), our dedicated staff is our greatest asset and I’m proud of their continued dedication to providing the exceptional service that you have come to expect.  » Read More

‘Tis the Season… for Fraud?

By Scott Hall, Director IT Solutions, Association Management Group (AMG) and Chad Quinn, Social Media and Communications Director, Association Management Group (AMG)

This time of year is always full of so much joy. The holidays bring the anticipation of cooler weather and the potential for time off with family and friends. They also often bring end-of-the-year rushes at the office… and, unfortunately, often unscrupulous people who try and take advantage of the chaos and merriment.  » Read More

Keeping Content Fresh for Your Audience

By Kent Hamaker, Director of Education, Communications, and Benchmarking, Association for Healthcare Foodservice (AHF)

Kent Hamaker

Keeping your association’s content fresh is incredibly important; it helps keep members engaged and leadership happy. The older your information content across platforms, the less relevant your organization appears. Of course keeping your content fresh is easier said than done. Here are some effective strategies to keep you ahead of the “sell by” date.  » Read More

NASAO Selects Kimberling as President and CEO

Mark Kimberling, NASAO’s new President and CEO

The National Association of State Aviation Officials chooses from within for their new leadership.

McLean, VA, October 20, 2016 – The National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) has chosen Mark Kimberling as their new President and CEO of the 85-year-old organization. NASAO is one of 19 similar organizations managed by Association Management Group (AMG), the largest association management company based in the Washington D.C.  » Read More

AMG Growth Into 2016

By J. Bruce Wardle, CAE, AMG President & CEO

J. Bruce Wardle, CAE

In this first issue of AMG Advisor, 2016, I want to take the opportunity to extend my heartfelt thanks to AMG’s valued management partners, the volunteers who lead these organizations, and the staff who serve them. In reflection, 2015 was a great year in terms of achieving goals and objectives, both for AMG and for those we serve.  » Read More

Key Workplace Trends from Association Management Group

By J. Bruce Wardle, CAE, President & CEO

J. Bruce Wardle, CAE

Here are a few trends I’ve recently observed and feel these may be of interest to volunteer leaders and friends.

A “One World” View

AMG takes a one world view; gone are the days when member benefits, services and products are targeted only to specific cities or countries. The world is so interconnected that when we do business, when we go to market, we should be thinking of how we deliver products and services to anyone, regardless of location.  » Read More