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Sign up to Volunteer for an FSAE Committee

Call for VolunteersVolunteers and the service they provide Committees and Task Forces are vital to the success of FSAE and our members! Sign Up Now!

Now is the time to be a part of making your professional community stronger while building relationships with your peers. As a volunteer, you can contribute your expertise or learn skills in new/different areas to grow in your career. Upcoming terms begin in September and run through July (Annual Conference). Committees typically meet monthly by Zoom. 

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FSAE 2022-23 Board Announced

Thank you for participating in our 2022 FSAE Board Elections. We are pleased to announce our 2022-23 Board of Directors:

OFFICERS

Marsha Kiner

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Destination Update: Fort Lauderdale & Islamorada Resort

Greater Fort Lauderdale and Islamorada Resort in the FL Keys

Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center

Fort Lauderdale CVBPhase one of the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center expansion is now complete, boasting a 350,000-square-foot exhibit hall, Water Taxi access and much more. Our unrivaled location has everything to guarantee strong meeting attendance, including:

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Association Leaders Receive Grants from FSAE Foundation

FLORIDA ASSOCIATION LEADERS RECEIVE GRANTS FROM
 FSAE FOUNDATION, MEMBERCLICKS, NAYLOR ASSOCIATION SOLUTIONS
FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND CONTINUED EDUCATION

The Florida Society of Association Executives Foundation has granted $8,485 this year to 14 professionals across Florida.  The members that received these grants will use the 2022 funds for professional development and educational opportunities that help advance their careers in the non-profit and association management industry.  Additionally, six grants were awarded through the Diversity Acceleration Program (DAP) Grant program underwritten by The Renaissance – Limitless ASR and Stephens & Associates.

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Vote Now in 2022 Board Elections!

Board ElectionsThe FSAE Board of Directors currently has three (3) At-Large positions to be filled by election of the FSAE Executive Membership. Voting ends Tuesday, June 7 at Midnight.

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2022 Grant Winners Announced

FSAE FoundationThe FSAE Foundation is proud to announce its 2022 Grant Recipients. Thanks to our generous corporate partners and member contributions, we’ve awarded 14 grants totaling $8,485 for professional development funding. Additionally, six grants were awarded through the Diversity Acceleration Program (DAP) Grant program underwritten by The Renaissance – Limitless ASR and Stephens & Associates. 
Thank you to all our contributors that make this possible!

MemberClicks by Personify Small Staff Association Grant

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Destination Update: Fort Lauderdale & Islamorada Resort

Greater Fort Lauderdale and Islamorada Resort in the FL Keys

Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center

Fort Lauderdale CVBPhase one of the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center expansion is now complete, boasting a 350,000-square-foot exhibit hall, Water Taxi access and much more. Our unrivaled location has everything to guarantee strong meeting attendance, including:

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Destination Update: Fort Lauderale Convention Center

Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center

Fort Lauderdale CVBPhase one of the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center expansion is now complete, boasting a 350,000-square-foot exhibit hall, Water Taxi access and much more. Our unrivaled location has everything to guarantee strong meeting attendance, including:

  • An easy drive for Florida residents and the convention center is within minutes of FLL and 3,500 hotel rooms
  • Inspiring outdoor networking venues, from downtown dining and nightlife to golden beaches
  • Abundance of meeting space
  • Great summer hotel rates
  • $10 million in free meeting space for qualifying events at the new convention center
  • Even more in store – the $1.3 billion expansion continues, with plans for a six-acre outdoor waterfront plaza, an 800-room headquarters hotel and much more.
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Leadership Award Nominations Now Open

Nominate Your Peers to be Recognized for Their Service and Commitment to FSAE and the Association Industry.

Every year at Annual Conference we acknowledge FSAE members who stand out for their exemplary service to FSAE and the association management community. Our Leadership Awards recognize an Executive of the Year, Associate of the Year, Rising Stars, Association of the Year and Supporting Associate Organization of the Year.

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FSAE DEI ToolKit Highlight: Best Practices

DEI Best PracticesThe FSAE Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Committee has assembled articles and resources for organizations to begin or strengthen their DEI initiatives into a comprehensive DEI ToolKit. Below is a highlight of resources for Best Practices for DEI.

DEI ToolKit: BEST PRACTICES

Resources

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Property Update: Sheraton Sand Key

Sheraton Sand Key

Sheraton Sand KeyExperience the quieter side of Clearwater Beach with 13 acres of private sandy white beach and refreshing gulf waters at our family-friendly oasis away from the crowds. With more than 24,000 square feet of indoor meeting space and 30,000 square feet of beach space, our talented staff are ready to transform our spaces into the ideal setting for your upcoming meeting or event. Our four on-site restaurants and bars offer a variety of menu options and ambiances boasted by our award-winning chef.  Take advantage of our resort’s tranquil outdoor pool and newly renovated tennis and pickleball courts. During your free time, explore Clearwater Beach attractions using the Jolley Trolley, complimentary to hotel guests.  Experience our island and find your perfect balance of business, relaxation and fun at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort.

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Introducing the FSAE Knowledge Hub

FSAE Knowledge HubFSAE is excited to launch our newest industry resource - the FSAE Knowledge Hub

The FSAE Knowledge Hub is an entirely FREE library of downloadable educational content ranging from association management white papers, topic-specific webinars, industry product guides, industry analysis and much more.

Consider this your one-stop shop when looking for current topics you need to learn about that are influencing associations in Florida and our entire industry.

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2022 Grant Applications Now Open

FSAE Foundation GrantsFSAE Foundation Grants Extend Your Budget for Professional Development!

Get the professional development skills and hours you need - with a little help from your friends at FSAE. This year we're pleased to announce over $12,800 - up to 19 grants are available! Learn More

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FSAE DEI ToolKit Highlight: DEI Terms

DEI Terms

The FSAE Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Committee has assembled articles and resources for organizations to begin or strengthen their DEI initiatives into a comprehensive DEI ToolKit. Below is a highlight of resources for Defining DEI Terms.

DEI Toolkit - What is DEI?

FSAE Definitions of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI):

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CAE Virtual Prep Courses Available for Spring Exam

CAE Virtual Prep Course with Michigan SAE

 Approximately 5.0 hours of continuing education can be earned in the Full Course, prior to the CAE application deadline. Approximately 27.0 hours can be used towards your CAE renewal.

Preparing for the CAE exam is crucial for your success. FSAE is partnering with the Michigan Society (MSAE) to offer multiple options for virtual prep courses and materials at the member rate. (Make sure to indicate you're an FSAE member to get the discount!)

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Share a Little Love - FSAE Foundation Fundraiser

Share a Little Love – FSAE Foundation Fundraiser

The Young & Emerging Professionals Committee will be holding a fundraiser virtually and at all FSAE events during the month of February. All funds raised will go directly to support initiatives of the FSAE Foundation. Click here for options to participate.

The mission of the FSAE Foundation is to support education, research, professional development, publications, and public relations efforts for the association management professional. Since 2002, the Foundation has awarded 365 grants totaling over $218,200 for members to attend educational conferences or earn their CAE/CMP designations.

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Florida Redistricting: Happens Only Once in a Decade

January/February 2022 Source Article

Keyna Coryby Keyna Cory, 2021-22 Government Affairs Committee Chair

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Services Update: Crush Your Marketing Goals

Are you ready to crush your 2022 marketing goals? We can help!

B-EZ GraphixB-EZ Graphix is a full-service creative, marketing, and digital agency with the skills to strengthen your communication plan with fresh content that will attract and engage your target audiences! For over 17 years, we’ve been #EXCELERATING brands with scroll-stopping visual experiences, click-worthy website designs, and growth-driven marketing strategies.

 

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FSAE Board Officer Nominations Now Open

Move Associations ForwardHelp Direct the Future of FSAE as a Board Officer

Now is your chance to join the leadership to move the association industry forward!

The FSAE Nominating Committee is seeking nominations (Self-Nominations only) for individuals with leadership and management experience to serve as Officers on the 2022-23 Board of Directors including Chair-Elect (3-year commitment), Treasurer (1-year term) and Secretary (1-year term).

To apply, please review the criteria online and complete your nomination application by January 28. 

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New on FSAE.org: LMS and Marketplace

We are excited to launch the following new features on fsae.org:

Digital Learning Platform       FSAE Marketplace

FSAE Digital Learning Platform 

Digital Learning PlatformFSAEs new learning management system (LMS), the FSAE Digital Learning Platform features recorded Roundtables and Power Luncheons over the past year and a half. Important topics like contract negotiations, digital badges & microcredentials, bias and inclusion are all at your fingertips for on-demand education and credit. Plus, these recorded meetings are FREE for members though March 31, 2022! Our Qualified Association Specialist program is also available on the LMS. Check it out!

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