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Upcoming ALA sessions

Association performance and employment law compliance We wish to invite you to our annual edition of "Association performance and employment ...more

Event: EU update 2018 – Juncker’s last chance to deliver

Report of Association Leadership Academy session led by Richard Steel of Interel –“Juncker’s Last Chance to Deliver” 12th December 2017...more

To communicate or not to communicate

Session held on 26th October on Association Communications, in cooperation with the European Association of Communication Directors (EACD) : The role ...more

Do’s and Don’ts of working with self-employed contractors

NOVEMBER 2017. This Association Leadership Academy session was hosted by Sophie Maes in the spacious Claeys & Engels theatre meeting room. Sophie ...more

Influence and Media Messaging for associations

Sticky messages, led by Laura Shields, hosted by KPMG SEPTEMBER 2016. Laura led an interactive workshop on developing media messages that ...more

Business Associations and their Corporate Members: how to harvest mutual strengths

JUNE 2017. The Association Leadership Academy held a lunch time session on ‘Business Associations and their Corporate Members: how to harness ...more

The ‘ideal’ board and how to achieve it

MAY 2017. In the first part of this interactive workshop, Maria Teresa and Susanne used a presentation with the Key Success Factors for Association ...more

Brexit for Associations – Post triggering

APRIL 2017. Over 100 people attended this lively session, hosted by the Association Leadership Academy in cooperation with the Federation of ...more

Written by Rachel Barlow

HR Law for Associations: Update 2017

This was a full and complex session dealing with the latest social law developments impacting associations. The speakers presented on three diverse ...more

Communications trends for 2017

From fake news and social media echo chambers, to the potential impact of AR and machine learning on brand marketing, it’s already shaping up to be ...more

Written by Gavin Ellwood

Leadership and High Performing Cross Functional Teams

                Participants were welcomed by Jasmine de Clerck, the regional ...more

Written by Rachel Barlow

2016 Round Up: Associations and the new EU

DECEMBER 2016. Report of Interel session with Richard Steel: “EU half term report – Tried hard but could do better…” Click here to download...more

Association performance and employment law compliance

FEBRUARY 2017. Sophie presented to a packed room on two themes: Justifying dismissals and Flexibility needs for international not-for-profit ...more

Influence and media messaging for associations

Laura led an interactive workshop on developing media messages that “stick” for associations. A notoriously difficult task not least due to ...more

Written by Rachel Barlow

An Association Leader’s guide to Brexit and beyond

Whichever way the UK referendum vote on EU membership goes, things will not be the same… What does this mean for EU associations, professional ...more

Learn about the law of association coalitions and alliances

EU Competition Law for Associations : focus on lobby alliances and other coalitions Frédéric Louis will build on last year's session on ...more

Written by Rachel Barlow

Public Affairs Leadership Series – The EU Question

How to Effectively Navigate and Influence the EU from the UK? Women in Public Affairs and Ellwood Atfield are building on the successes of our 2014...more

Written by Nicola Bates

Association Leadership Academy testimonials

“The association academy provides great added value: short and to the point, with a practical focus on issues of real interest to association ...more