The ASAE CEO Symposium

Coronado, CA
February 7-8 & 10-11, 2022

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About the ASAE CEO Symposium

The relationship between the chief executive officer and board officers is critical to an organization’s success. The CEO Symposium provides an opportunity to define annual priorities and determine how to work better together. It explores challenges facing contemporary association leaders and highlights the value of informed policy and strategy as primary tools of the leadership team. 

With unparalleled expertise and a proven track record for facilitating the CEO Symposium both domestically and internationally, faculty from TI, in partnership with the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE), delivers valuable insights for immediate application to the realities of your own association.  

The CEO Symposium is held several times a year in different locations (see below). It is designed specifically for leadership teams from trade, professional, credentialing, and philanthropic association. 

Hundreds of attendees have discovered the significant role the CEO Symposium plays in creating mutual success and return year after year with their current or incoming leaders. All attest to the uniqueness of each session, the constantly updated content, and the unparalleled value of hte experience. 

This is my fourth time at the CEO Symposium and I can tell that there have been meaningful changes to the program. I appreciate that TI practices what they preach.David B. LaFrance, CEO — American Water Works Association

Enrollment is limited for each program to ensure a comfortable learning community, so be sure to register early. Many executives return annually with new elected officers, knowing the results of the program is an excellent working relationship. Together, you will:

  • Build a culture of common understanding and committment
  • Evaluate work styles and leadership strengths
  • Establish common understanding of roles and responsiblities
  • Evaluate key components of successful leadership, governance, and strategy
  • Evaluate your association's digital transformation model
  • Outline governance relationships between board and staff members
  • Identify current an anticipated trends
  • Empoly the value of research and strategy in knowledge-based decision making
  • Apply successful practices and models to strategic thinking and planning

About the CSAE Symposium for Chief Staff and Chief Elected Officers

The relationship between an association's CEO and Board Chair has a significant impact upon your organization’s governance performance and the way your organization is perceived by members and stakeholders. CSAE’s highly acclaimed Symposium for Chief Executive and Chief Elected Officers (CEO Symposium) is specifically designed to ensure role clarity and the most effective and productive relationship possible between you and your Chair or incoming Chair.

This event will help both leaders forge a strong working partnership and mutual trust which will have a measurable effect on the near and long-term success of your association.