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

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

Written by Rachel Barlow

Influence and Media Messaging for associations

Sticky messages, led by Laura Shields, hosted by KPMG Laura led an interactive workshop on developing media messages that “stick” for ...more

Written by Rachel Barlow

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

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

Written by Rachel Barlow

The ‘ideal’ board and how to achieve it

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

Written by Rachel Barlow

Brexit for Associations – Post triggering

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

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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

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2016 Round Up: Associations and the new EU

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

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Association performance and employment law compliance

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

Written by Rachel Barlow

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

Media Relations for Associations

Gareth Harding first dealt with how to engage  journalists so that they will take up your story line. He mentioned the need to address your audience ...more

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Trade law, dealing with unfair imports, making use of Trade agreements and more…

Laurent Ruessmann, Partner at Fieldfisher presented an academy session on the importance of EU trade law for trade associations and NGOs. In ...more

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EU competition law compliance: how to stay out of trouble and more…

Frédéric Louis, Partner at Wilmer Hale, presented on the essential need for compliance with EU competition law for associations.  Indeed, the ...more

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Strategic thinking and planning for Trade Associations: key drivers for value creation

Maria Teresa Scardigli, Vice President of Kellen presented at the Press Club. She underlined that strategic planning might occur at any given moment ...more

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Associations and the new EU: opportunities and pitfalls

All seats were taken as Richard Steel presented at the inaugural session of the Association Leadership Academy on “Associations and the new EU: ...more

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Financial management, EU funding, tax and accounting matters for EU associations

Second Academy session presented and hosted by KPMG EU office. KPMG hosted a lively discussion on financial management for associations. Follow this ...more

Written by Rachel Barlow