What’s on – India Association Congress 2019

India Association Congress (IAC) is proud to present its Advisory Council 2019. Council is comprised of community frontrunners, association veterans, and outstanding leaders in non-profit sector. It is designed to assist in driving an impartial, yet informed dialogue, which drives social change. The Council extends the influence of the Congress by providing insight into trends and breaking news in the association sphere, as well as offering guidance into overall program development. Meet the Council

IAC Advisory Council Member
Barbara Connell
Chief Executive Officer
American Society for
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

1. Amongst all the IAC topics, which is the most interesting for you and why? 
Data: Essential for Association Innovation – it is so important for organizations to understand what data to collect, how to interpret the data and how to maximize the use of the data.  With social media, electronic communications and websites, it is essential to manage the data collected effectively and not redundantly.

2. What do you see the future of Associations and the role they can play? 
Depending on the location, associations can play different roles. In many venues, advocacy and regulatory roles are the most important components of an association. In other areas, education or research may be the highest goal to attain. Many associations try to do too much and diminish their effectiveness; find your strong suit (publications, education, research, advocacy, etc.) and maximize the effort you put behind it to the greatest effect for your members and their profession. Continue reading

IAC Advisory Council Member
Bobby Peralta
Philippine Council for the Advancement of Association Executives

1. What are the most pressuring issues in your association, which you observe in the global market?
Disruptive technologies, competition from non-association content providers, security, climate change, and trade protectionism are some of the more pressing issues our association discuss and take action on.

2. What potential do you see in India Association Congress 2019 and whom do you think should attend it?
We live in a small, interconnected world now and the potential for collaboration among associations is enormous. There are lots of opportunities to share experiences and co-create knowledge content that will be useful to association members across the globe. I think association leaders and professionals will benefit in attending IAC 2019 in terms of experience sharing, knowledge exchange, and collaborative networking. Continue reading

About India Association Congress 2019:
Indian Association Congress is one-of-its-kind events in India bringing together association leaders and stalwarts from various industries.

7th edition of India Association Congress will be held on 23 – 24 August 2019 at Le Méridien Gurgaon, Delhi NCR, India. http://indiaassociationcongress.com