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Georgia Society of Association Executives

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There is no bigger thanks from our association executive attendees than scheduling your OWN meeting at the Hyatt Regency Savannah and through Visit Savannah. Huge thanks to our spectacular host property and city for working with us to create a safe, welcoming environment. These are trying times, folks. Our host partners worked their tails off to help us make it a success.


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Gain access to the only 24/7/365 online compensation benchmarking tool designed exclusively for executives of professional, trade and service-centric associations/nonprofits.

  • Compare your organization's key operational metrics to others across the industry
  • Evaluate valuable KPI's, including salaries, benefits, positions/departments, and more!
  • Generate customized reports to inform decisions and keep your organization competitive

GSAE has conducted a compensation and benefits survey biennially since 2013 through our partnership with Association Societies Alliance (ASA). Moving forward, this information will now be gathered through a 24/7/365 online platform, powered by Dynamic Benchmarking. The Real-Time Compensation Benchmarking tool is available to all GSAE members.

Entering data will always be free. For the first year (2020), generating customizable reports will also be free to all users. Effective January 1, 2021, users will be able to access reports through an annual subscription discounted for GSAE members. Get started now!

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GSAE News & Events

GSAE recognizes excellence by presenting a variety of awards to members. To nominate a member for an award, simply email The deadline for nominations is September 30, 2020. Learn more about the awards program here


Live webinars are worth 1 CAE hour. Did you know? More than 94 CAE-qualifying recorded webinars are available 24/7 on our GSAE website.

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News Briefs

Virtual Strategic Planning - You need to know what the future of your profession or industry looks like, what your members want to accomplish within that future, their relationship to your association and the influence of competitors on the choices critical to their success. Association Laboratory's proven process makes this a reality for your association.

Check out their FREE webinar Essentials of Strategic Planning for information on the best practices that inform their approach to this critical decision-making function.

Contact Dean West, FASAE, President at Association Laboratory today, at  or call their Chicago office at (312) 224-2626 to understand how they can help you through these challenging times.


In light of COVID-19, the CAE Commission has made a few adjustments for those renewing their CAE in 2020:

  • The renewal deadline has been extended from December 31, 2020 to March 31, 2021.
  • The cap on self-study has been lifted. All 40 credits needed for renewal may be taken through any amount of live and/or approved self-study courses.
  • The early-renewal discount will be extended to completed renewals submitted through March 31, 2021. The discounted renewal fee is $275 for ASAE members and $425 for nonmembers.

These additional options apply only to the renewal cycle for those originally due to renew by December 2020. Learn more.

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A new blog post from MemberClicks on virtual event takeaways, a podcast from Lodging Leaders on minority investors in the hospitality industry, and more!

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The International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) is a non-profit membership organization that serves the needs of tree care professionals, and promotes the profession of arboriculture around the world.

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The Senior Specialist, Practice Guideline Publications is responsible for working as a key part of the team that develops, maintains, disseminates and implements ACR evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for management of patients with rheumatic disease.

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Nardone Consulting Group Inc. (NCG) is looking for a confident, professional and experienced association administrator to join our team. 

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