This curated selection of webinars, conferences, and other events focuses on opportunities for executives from associations and not-for-profit organizations to learn and network with the goal of improving sponsorship programs.

Continuing the Association Competition Conversation

July 24, 2024, 1:00 pm ET

The recent webinar, “How the Competitive Landscape has Changed and What to do About It,” was so popular that we’ve decided to continue the conversation! Associations compete with other associations and the for-profit section for the attention and money of members, sponsors, exhibitors, and advertisers.

How to Create Innovative Sponsorship Programs to Increase Revenue for Virtual Associations

August 7, 2024, 2:00 pm ET

In today’s challenging economic landscape, organizations are grappling with revenue shortages. This session will explore strategies for associations to enhance their sponsorship programs, including sponsorship of virtual events. Webinar presentation for the Virtual Association Network.

ASAE Annual Meeting

August 10 – 13, 2024, Cleveland, OH

Bruce Rosenthal will be available during the ASAE Annual Meeting for discussions with association executives about ways in which associations can increase revenue and member value with robust corporate sponsorship and partnership programs.

Discover How to Diversify Fundraising with a Corporate Sponsorship Program (AFG Conference)

Wednesday, August 21, 2024, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm ET, Washington, DC

Sponsorships can provide diversified revenue increases to ensure sustainability of associations and their foundations. Presented at the Association Foundation Group National Edge Conference.

Leveraging Corporate Sponsorships from Companies' CSR Funds

Thursday, September 19, 2024, 12:00 – 1:15pm, Alexandria, VA

Understanding the opportunities and barriers to recruiting sponsors will help drive sponsorship success in 2024.

We’ll be meeting at the offices of NATSO, 1330 Braddock Place, Suite 501, Alexandria, Virginia.

Thanks to Christine Schoessler, COO, NATSO, for hosting.

PAR RevUP Summit

November 20-21, 2024, Annapolis, MD

As the Annual Meeting of the Professionals for Association Revenue (PAR), the RevUP Summit is the premier conference for association executives responsible for advancing revenue. From C-Suite to Non-Dues Revenue teams, the RevUP Summit brings together and supports professionals looking to improve their association’s bottom line.

The synergy of virtual and in-person events can lead to shared learning and camaraderie – and new ideas – that will result in better sponsorship programs.