Education Calendar

Association Forum’s upcoming events and opportunities

By the <i>FORUM</i> Magazine editors

FRM JulAug Calendar


Virtual Summit on Welcoming Environment®: From Conversation to Action
July 22, 2020
9 – 11:30 a.m. CT

Forum is excited to release the results of our Welcoming Environment research study and explore how associations can better embrace the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion.

Attendee Acquisition Roundtable
July 30, 2020
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. CT

Join this facilitated virtual discussion in partnership with Lippman Connects to learn how to increase event attendance with digital integration. Deliver the right content to the right prospects at the right time. Register at


Association Management Essentials: Finance for the Non-Finance Professional
Aug. 12, 2020
9 a.m. – 12 p.m. CT

Enhance your financial acumen by learning how to examine and analyze financial statements, discuss how to prepare and monitor a program budget and review Form 990. Part of the Association Management Essentials, this course is designed for non-financial professionals and will give you the tools to manage a program or department budget.

Forum Forward
Aug. 26, 2020
8 a.m. – 4 p.m. CT

Forum Forward will prepare association professionals for the uncertainty the future holds. We will explore how professionals can adapt their career plans, advance their organizational strategy and expand their impact in this new era.


Association Management Essentials: Ins and Outs of Association Law
Sept. 23, 2020
9 a.m. – 12 p.m. CT

During this course, you will learn about governance, tax, contracts, intellectual property and antitrust. You will laugh. You will cry. You will come away knowing a lot more than you do now about legal issues for nonprofits. Part of the Association Management Essentials, this course is designed for non-legal professionals and will give you an understanding of laws impacting your work and your association.

SmartTech Conference®
Sept. 30, 2020
9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CT

The SmartTech Conference will help you navigate a new decade and transform the digital side of your business with tools and techniques for incorporating AI and emerging technologies.

Events listed here are Association Forum programs. Further details and registration information can be found at Programs are subject to change.

Online Learning: Easy-to-access on-demand education always available for the association professional on-the-go. Expand your knowledge and earn CAE credits at your convenience. Visit

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