The Strauss Blog

Association Certification Exams: Setting Yourself up for Success

Whenever there is a certification connected to an association’s membership, it is likely that members have needed to challenge their College’s exam to use said title in their professional practice. In association management companies (AMCs), the association coordinator is tasked with organizing and planning the certification exams. This task may seem like a colossal undertaking […]

Creating an Effortless Online Association Event Registration

The planning of a successful association event starts months, sometimes even years, before the event occurs. One key aspect to a successful event is the online registration process. Creating an online registration is detailed, can be complicated, and requires a solid understanding of the online program. By creating thoughtful registration paths, efficient contingency questions, and […]

Three Tips to Prepare for a Smooth Membership Audit

Professional associations and colleges often require members to maintain continuing education points (CEPs) throughout their career to ensure that they remain current in their knowledge and are aware of technological, practical, and scientific advancements in their industry. To avoid losing their professional designation, members are required to earn a certain number of points during a […]

My First In-Person Association Board Meeting

Getting Comfortable After working as an association coordinator for six months, I am starting to feel comfortable in my role. I have learned how to respond to more complicated requests and to solve unexpected problems. I have become comfortable with the membership management system that we use. And I’m getting the hang of certain unique […]