Administration and Management
ASMI helps non-profit organizations by customizing services needed to
accomplish the group’s mission and purpose. Client business operations are
conducted to maximize productivity and efficiency.
Accredited by AMC Institute, ASMI has demonstrated the commitment and the
ability to deliver the highest level of professional management services to
associations and not-for-profit organizations.
Administration and Accounting
Financial management is according to Generally Acceptable Accounting
Principles (GAAP), delivered by personnel who specialize in non-profit
marketing and sales staff can help clients meet their revenue generation needs.
ASMI can help create a marketing plan defining target outreach efforts
and key prospective donors/members; facilitate use of volunteers to appeal to
colleagues; and conduct in-person, telemarketing, and e-mail campaigns.
Services, Recruiting & Retention
Membership records are maintained by
ASMI using standard database technology, and membership retention is
accomplished through a regular invoicing system. Strong communication with
members is the key to retention. ASMI delivers regular communications to
association members to support the value of membership, also creating listservs
ASMI manages all aspects of meeting
planning and conference production. Services
include defining event specifications; site research and negotiation; meeting
logistics planning and management; agenda preparation and distribution; badges
and registration list preparation; fee collection; handouts and reference
materials; minutes and proceedings production and distribution; call for
speakers and speaker management; design of exhibit or sponsorship programs; and
is proficient in trade show management, including development, facility
negotiations, exhibit sales and management, marketing and promotion, exhibit
guide production, and onsite management. ASMI
has experience with smaller table-top exhibits to large exhibits with 300
exhibitors located both inside and out.
government relations department includes a registered lobbyist and other
professionals who specialize in legislative and regulatory advocacy work.
Clients benefit from 30 years of relationship-building in such key areas as
domestic preparedness and homeland security, emergency management and first
response; long-term work also includes federal officials in commerce, trade and
manufacturing issues. ASMI’s staff includes a broad array of policy expertise,
state and federal government experience, and former legislative staff.
Relations; Media; and
ASMI communications services
include: media and press relations; press releases; article placement; editorial
services; and graphics and design services. ASMI can build a media campaign to
meet the needs of an association's mission and goals and enhance government
relations and advocacy efforts. ASMI is proficient at coalition building. Using
our DC presence, we identify organizations with common goals and like interests
and work to identify issues of mutual concern.
ASMI's client Web sites are managed in three ways: (1) ASMI designs and
maintains the site; (2) The site is designed by an outside service provider, and
ASMI maintains data; or (3) Client chooses a site template, and ASMI provides
all original content and maintains data. ASMI staff helps clients identify the
appropriate features, organization, and content to maintain the online portal to
ASMI staff offer expertise in
association publications, including editing, writing, design and production
support for products ranging from professional, peer-reviewed journals to
monthly newsletters to twice-monthly e-newsletters. Several client publications
receive regular accolades as valued professional services.
ASMI staffs a range of committee and
work group operations, providing the appropriate mix of leadership and support
depending on level of subject matter expertise and staff needed
ASMI manages statistics programs
that provide valuable business in
mation used by members to benchmark their per
mance and track professional trends, while maintaining confidentiality of data.
Additionally, ASMI is adept at periodic special focus surveys via e-mail or
For several clients, ASMI manages
government grants and all financial and program accounting relevant to maintain
those grants. ASMI’s grant writing team
seeks funding opportunities (including government programs) that are appropriate
our clients and submits applications. Grants are managed by our Finance
Department and the Contracts Management Team.
ASMI manages special programs
clients, including two extensive media contests that garner more than 500
entries and an international Scholarship Program with awards based on merit.
Recognition is an important component of volunteer service, and ASMI is
available to counsel and support any type of awards program. Applications and
reviews can be conducted online depending on client needs.
guides clients through the development of certification programs.
As an example, the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM)
Certified Emergency Manager® Program was funded by a grant from the Federal
Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and is recognized by many employers as a
employment. Exam content is customized internationally. IAEM has certified more
than 1,000 people and continues to grow the program through exam preparatory
courses. ASMI personnel also support an emergency management higher education
project that may evolve into institutional accreditation.