Program

The final program for the Geneva International Association Forum 2020 will be available soon.

The program covers many of our recent experiences and challenges related to COVID-19 and the impact it has on associations short,-middle,- and long term.

We invite you to share your best practices, experiences, challenges and opportunities in case studies related to the following topic pillars:

PILLAR DESCRIPTIONS:

CEO IN ACTION

This pillar addresses association leadership such as CEO’s, Secretary General’s, Managing Director, etc.

Sharing best practices and solutions focused to the following topics and components:

Governance &  Board Development, Board Succession Planning, Leadership & Management, Organizational Development, Membership Change / Models and New Developments, Finances, HR

ADVOCACY & CAMPAIGNING

This pillar addresses professionals active in the fields of Advocacy, Campaigning, Lobbying and Communications influencing Governments, Legislators, Institutions, high level external Stakeholders with their call to actions.

Sharing best practices and solutions focused to the following topics and components:

Awareness Campaigns, Communications, UN Days, others?

INCOME GENERATION / RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

This pillar addresses professionals active in the fields of Fundraising, Sponsorship Development, Exhibitions, Donor Development, High-Net-Worth Individual Donor Development, Foundation Funding, Business Development, Licensing, Diversification of Income Streams and / or other Income Generation Topics.

Sharing best practices and solutions focused to any of the topics mentioned above.

INNOVATION / SUSTAINABILITY

This pillar addresses professionals innovating in the fields of Event Planning & Design, Technology, Operations, SDG’s.

Sharing best practices and solutions focused to the topics mentioned above.

Agenda

17 Sept What Purpose
08:30 Welcome Coffee
Morning Key Note 1 Inspire and thought provoking
Networking Session Networking with a purpose
Key Note 2 Motivate and stimulate discussion
Lunch
Afternoon Workshops covering each of the 4 pillars Deep dive into each of the 4 pillars
17:00 Close of day and invite to Apero Networking
18 Sept What Purpose
08:30 Welcome Coffee
Morning Workshops covering each of the 4 pillars Deep dive into each of the 4 pillars
Networking Session Networking with a purpose
Key Note 3 How to plan for the future?
Lunch
Afternoon Workshops covering each of the 4 pillars Deep dive into each of the 4 pillars
Plenary Workshop Creating solutions together on a topic discovered during the time together
16:00 Close This is not the end, just the start of a community

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