ABOUT THE B.C. NETWORK
If your organization is seeking an investment for your immediate or long term marketing plan and are interested in building strong brand awareness with association management industry leaders, then we invite you to become a CSAE-BC Sponsor.
For more information regarding our Sponsorship Program and opportunities, please click here and/or we would be happy to discuss with you. Please contact our B.C Network office at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 604-385-3396.
CSAE-BC Business Plan
To align its work in support of the new business model developed by the Canadian Society of Association Executives, the leadership team of the Canadian Society of Association Executives B.C Network (CSAE BC) met last April 29th, 2017 to develop a plan for the coming twelve-month planning horizon. Please click here to review the report.
Message from the President
- Lots in Store for CSAE-BC in 2017 – 2018
August 15, 2017
Hello CSAE-BC Members!
My name Rhian Williams, the new chair of the CSAE BC Local Network. Over the last few months, we have been diligently working to set up the schedule for the next 12 months of events. I am very excited for upcoming year as we organize both educational and networking events for all of our members to attend.
In April, the Leadership Team met to continue with the transition of the new business model and in addition to developing new and more interesting ways for more member engagement. Read more
Okanagan Roundtable Building Conflict Competence
By Tim Read
On May 26th the Okanagan region of CSAE BC held a spring Roundtable to serve its members and engage non-members from a wide cross-section of the non-profit community. Held at, and sponsored by, the scenic Manteo Resort in Kelowna, the session focused on Building Conflict Competence and was facilitated by Lane Sherman.
Lane Sherman is a conflict resolution specialist, author and educator, who has been intervening with teams to mediate disputes and transform dynamics for over 12 years. Read more
Building Community: Four MLA's Share Insights
By Paul Reniers
Associations wanting to know how to get the attention of local MLAs and attract interest in their issues got some excellent advice at the CSAE-BC MLA Panel. Held on January 30, 2017 at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel, MLAs from all three parties answered pre-submitted and live questions from CSAE-BC members. BC Liberal MLA Dr. Darryl Plecas, NDP MLAs Spencer Chandra Herbert and David Eby, and Green Party MLA Andrew Weaver shared tips on what makes them pay attention and what they find particularly useful when working with associations. Read more
Tourism Whistler and the Whistler Conference Centre Joins
CSAE-BC as Collaborative Partner!
VANCOUVER, BC – CSAE BC is pleased to announce Tourism Whistler & Whistler Conference Centre as its new collaborative partner.
“Tourism Whistler has long been a strong supporter of CSAE BC,” said Carol-Anne Moutinho, President of CSAEBC. “We are thrilled to formalize this partnership and truly look forward to working together.”
“Tourism Whistler is proud to partner with CSAE BC,” said Karen Goodwin, Vice President, Destination & Market Development for Tourism Whistler. “Our association meeting planners tell us that Whistler’s bucket-list appeal and reputation as a premier mountain-destination, typically results in an increase of 10%-20% in attendance.”
The role of Tourism Whistler is to sell and market Whistler, as well as operating the Whistler Conference Centre (WCC). The seasoned Conference Sales team offers a full range of services, acting as a one-stop-shop for groups looking to bring their event to Whistler. From liaising with resort-partners; organizing multi-day site inspections; producing resort-wide proposals and offering marketing support, Tourism Whistler is with you every step of the way."