[block_title title=”Professional Resources”]These are some of the resources that provide services to the association management community.[/block_title]
American Society of Association Executives (ASAE)

logo_asae2ASAE is the world’s leading membership organization for the association management profession. ASAE’s Web site is your link to the world of associations – organizations, large and small, that people join to pursue common interests. ASAE estimates that more than 100,000 associations exist in the United States alone. ASMI employees participate in many professional sections of ASAE, including: association management company, component relations, executive management, and professional development. ASAE established the AMC Section Council, which is a group of volunteers charged to assist ASAE in providing programs, services, and information that help emerging AMC owners and staffs (of any size AMC) address the unique association management and business challenges faced by an AMC.

AMC Institute

AMCInstitutelogoAMC Institute provides a means by which association management companies can coordinate their efforts to advance the status and scope of the association management company industry. Members seek to improve their management techniques, enhance client services, and promote innovation in the industry. ASMI is accredited by AMC Institute. The accreditation is recognized and supported by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and the Center for Association Leadership and is based on the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Standard of Good Practices for the AMC Industry. ASMI is accredited by AMC Institute.


Events Industry Council

The Events Industry Council represents more than 103,500 individuals and 19,500 firms and properties involved in the meetings, conventions, and exhibitions industry. The mission of the Events Industry Council is to be the global voice of the business events industry on advocacy, research, professional recognition and standards.

The Hopkins Group

Hopkins-Group-logo2019The Hopkins Group offers a wide range of specialized financial accounting, tax, and operational business services. With over 20 years of tax and corporate financial accounting experience, clients enjoy the benefits of senior financial and business executives at competitive rates. The Hopkins Group offers a complete solution for tax and accounting needs. Services include: CFO/controller/bookkeeping services; financial statement preparation; financial projections and budgeting; cash flow analysis and forecasting; corporate and business risk management; corporate, partnership, and other business tax preparation and planning; and individual income tax preparation and planning projects.

International Chamber of Commerce

icc_logoICC is the world business organization, the only representative body that speaks with authority on behalf of enterprises from all sectors in every part of the world. ICC promotes an open international trade and investment system and the market economy. Because its member companies and associations are themselves engaged in international business, ICC has unrivalled authority in making rules that govern the conduct of business across borders. Although these rules are voluntary, they are observed in countless thousands of transactions every day and have become part of the fabric of international trade.

Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI)

mapi-logo-smallThe Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) is a member organization focused on building strong leadership within manufacturing, and driving the growth, profitability, and stature of global manufacturers. MAPI contributes to the competitiveness of U.S. manufacturing by providing the timely and unbiased information that business executives need to improve their strategies, boost productivity, and drive innovation.

National Association of Manufacturers Council of Manufacturing Association

NAMCouncilManWith more than 260 trade association members, the Council of Manufacturing Associations (CMA) is the vehicle for manufacturing associations to work together and become involved in the NAM. Its mission is to provide knowledge, resources and networks to help members create a stronger and more prosperous U.S. manufacturing sector. Its members represent every sector of manufacturing in the United States and broaden the reach and impact of the NAM’s advocacy efforts.

Law Office of Robert J. Weil, PLLC

Weil-Logo-2019The Law Office of Robert J. Weil, PLLC, offers quality legal advice and counsel to clients in the Metro DC area. The practice is focused on the legal needs of tax exempt organizations and small businesses. It provides legal services and advice to tax exempt organizations, both here in the Metro DC region and across the country, helping its clients obtain tax exempt status and comply with all state and federal laws applicable to these special types of organizations.

Sarfino and Rhoades, LLP

Sarfino-and-Rhoades-logo-2019Founded in 1972, Sarfino and Rhoades, LLP, is a proven and reliable provider of audit, tax, accounting and business advisory services. It provides services to clients throughout Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Northern Virginia. Principal services are: auditing and accounting; tax planning; consulting; and bookkeeping. Specialty areas include nonprofit organization audits and employee benefit plan audits.

U.S. Chamber Institute for Organization Management

USChamberInstituteInstitute for Organization Management is an adult education and professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for those in the association, chamber of commerce, and other related nonprofit industries. Since 1921, Institute has educated hundreds of thousands of past, current, and future nonprofit leaders from across the country, making it one of the oldest and best regarded adult education programs in nonprofit management.