Category Archives: Association Management

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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Going Beyond Your Logo Colors

The benefits of an extended color palette.

By Chad Quinn, Social Media and Communications Director, Association Management Group (AMG)

It’s easy to get stuck in a color rut because of your logo colors.

For instance, several years ago I began working for an organization whose logo was two colors, let’s say red and black, and E-V-E-R-Y-T-H-I-N-G they produced, from their website to their annual report, relied on those two colors, and only those two colors.  » Read More

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

‘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

Celebrating with Your Members

By Laura Ransone, Director of Membership & Events, Women in Government Relations, AMG Associate

Laura Ransone

Why should we celebrate with members? The goal of every association is member engagement. Celebrating members and their accomplishments adds that personal touch that is essential to membership engagement and creates a sense of belonging and community. Sending flowers when a past President gets a promotion or posting on social media when a member wins an industry award goes a long way.  » 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

The Most Valuable Business Commodity: Trust

By Ryan Wall, AMG Vice President, Business Development

Ryan Wall

The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of developing trusting relationships.  In business, trust may be more important than education, wealth, wisdom, failures, or successes.  It is more important than appearance, talent or skill.  Trust will make or break any organization, company, family, or friendship.

The remarkable thing about trust is that trust is not built or manufactured easily or quickly.    » Read More