World of Associations e-Newsletter

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World of Associations News is our monthly e-newsletter, produced in partnership with CIM - Conference & Incentive Management.

This e-newsletter features upcoming international congresses, interviews with association executives, surveys, and best meeting deals/offers for organizations. It is also an interactive platform for international associations who are seeking for opinion-sharing with their peers on topical issues, best practices and experiences.


Newsletter Archive

November 2012
In This Issue:
  • New staff? New job? New service! The new International Associations Job Board
  • Alfred Nobel knew about the Peace Bureau. The IPB's vision is a "World Without War". What are their main activities to get closer to it?
  • Favourite spots in Dublin
October 2012
In This Issue:
  • EASL buys shares in an eLearning company: MULTILEARNING Group Inc talks about e-Learning portals
  • Scan the international environment: Due to the economic conditions many international associations feel pressure to do “more for less” - How can they secure quality?
  • Favourite spots in Prague
September 2012
In This Issue:
  • A golden opportunity: Invitation to the 2012 UIA Association's Round Table
  • Remain internationally competitive: What will convention centres of the future look like? and What should international associations consider in their selection of a convention centre?
  • Favourite spots in Salzburg
August 2012
In This Issue:
  • Far ahead of his time: The conception by Paul Otlet of a collection of all the information in the world, made accessible to any user while he sat at his own desk
  • The complexity of communication is increasing: Coping with the digital evolution and linking communication to business strategies
  • Favourite spots in Istanbul
July 2012
In This Issue:
  • Funding: NGOs, or ‘charitable associations’, have long been funded by membership fees and donations, by public grants, and to some extent by grants from private foundations. Now things are rapidly shifting.
  • Business Ethics – what should international associations know about it?
  • Favourite spots in Warsaw
June 2012
In This Issue:
  • Rio+20: A responsibility of citizens and citizens' organizations of all continents, all ages, all persuasions. The planet is ours...
  • How can international associations contribute to a green economy to achieve sustainable development?
  • Favourite spots in Rio
May 2012
In This Issue:
  • Two recent changes to Value Added Tax which international associations with any EU connections need to take into account
  • Rotary International talks about how they motivate people to become a member
  • Favourite spots in Bangkok
April 2012
In This Issue:
  • Simply effective meetings: meetings that interest, involve, and inspire participation in an age of collaboration
  • EPOS talks about the importance of their congresses to the association and their main challenges
  • Favourite spots in Helsinki
March 2012
In This Issue:
  • Lobbying in Brussels: Competition of interests and why associations should engage at the European level
  • International associations have more and more members from all over the world. What should they know about cross intercultural communication?
  • Favourite spots in Philadelphia
February 2012
In This Issue:
  • A socially responsible economy: The role of associations will be critical, as they are a source of knowledge.
  • EAU talks about the integration of social media and the latest technologies in their congresses
  • Favourite spots in Paris



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