Resource Library

Dave Fellers, FASAE, CAE, has a long and successful history in working with non-profit organizations.  This library provides a variety of items that may be of interest to associations.  If you have any questions or would like additional information, Please contact Dave Fellers,CAE, dave@fellerskc.com or call 847-254-2700.  

Topics available below:

1.  Hire the Best Staff You Can:  How an Executive Search or Staffing Transition Can Help

2.  I

ncrease Member Satisfaction and Exhibitor ROI at Your Annual Meeting 

3.  Strategic Planning:  What Process Fits with your Culture and How do you Make it Work?

 

4.  Utilizing Organizational Assessment to Measure Your Ongoing Success

 

5.  Incorporating Succession Planning into Professional Development

6.  Board Orientation/Development Session:  Customized for your organization

7.  Continuity Planning:  Developing Leadership and Management Skills for the Future of an Organization

8.  FORUM article on video measurement and analysis of a convention and exhibition, March 2010 issue of Forum magazine  (Association Forum of Chicago)

9.  Checklist for Steps to Increase International Participation in your Annual Meeting (Presentation to 2008 ASAE Great Ideas Conference)

 
10.  How to Produce Digital Publications & Mobile Applications 

 

11.  Increasing International Attendance at your Annual Meeting (PCMA Annual Meeting Presentation)

12.  Insurance Programs Offer Excellent Membership Recruitment and Retention

13.  Grow 

Your Association Through an International Strategic Plan

14.  Opportunities in the Association World:  What it can mean for your Career (KCSAE Presentation)

15.  Global Growth:  A Reachable Goal for Most Associations (KCSAE September, 2010 Newsletter)

16.  Secrets of Success:  

What Makes a Remarkable Association (KCSAE Secrets of Success Presentation)

17.  Outsourcing HR Gives Associations Peace of Mind

18.  Successful Steps to Building International Attendance at Your Annual Meeting (PCMA July, 2010 issue of CONVENE magazine)

19.  Questions to Consider When Developing a Mobile Application

20.  Succession Plan Article:  Elements of an Effective Association Succession Plan for CEOs and Senior Staff

 

21.  Association Marketing:  It's all about Branding  (Texas State University Presentation)

  
22.   What's Hot at Today's Shows?

 


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Staff recruitment and/or staffing assistance during a turnover, leave of absence or heavy workload time can be very beneficial to an association.    32k v. 3 Mar 29, 2010, 3:08 PM Dave Fellers
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An onsite analysis of an annual meeting and exhibit hall can provide valuable recommendations on user-friendliness, cost efficiencies and exhibitor ROI.   43k v. 2 Mar 29, 2010, 3:03 PM Dave Fellers
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Strategic planning is an important process for associations, whether it is updating an existing plan or developing your first plan. This article provides definitions and outlines the process and expectations.   48k v. 2 Jan 26, 2011, 9:38 AM Dave Fellers
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Every organization strives for continuous improvement. One of the exceptional ways to measure and monitor such improvement is through a periodic administrative review and assessment. The following article outlines the steps and processes.   35k v. 1 Mar 29, 2010, 2:22 PM Dave Fellers
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Succession planning is critical to the future viability of an organization. Whether it is a tragedy that results in lose of staff or retirement of a key staff position, the organization should be prepared. This session at ASAE's 2010 Annual Meeting outlines the importance of professional development and continuity planning to the future of an organization.   355k v. 2 Apr 9, 2012, 9:57 AM Dave Fellers
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Getting your board and leadership started off on the right track is critical for an organization. A board orientation that utilizes the ASAE Study "Seven Measures of Success" and is custom designed for your association helps board members to focus on the key areas of their responsibility. This process involves interviews of the board and staff and customization of the presentation to include your strategic plan and to demonstrate to your leadership how they can turn the organization from "good" to "remarkable." Dave Fellers,CAE can make this a one hour or half day presentation.   115k v. 2 Feb 21, 2011, 6:18 PM Dave Fellers
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Succession planning is a hot topic for associations. They must prepare their organization for coping with a major management change. Dave Fellers works with associations to develop succession and continuity plans for CEOs and senior level staff. This article outlines the key elements of a staff continuity plan.   19k v. 2 Nov 8, 2011, 2:43 PM Dave Fellers
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Article in FORUM magazine on Annual Meeting Measurement, March, 2010  944k v. 1 Mar 16, 2010, 7:17 AM Dave Fellers
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Increasing international participation in your annual meeting may be an option for many organizations. This checklist was developed for and presented at the ASAE Great Ideas Conference in 2008.  133k v. 1 Mar 30, 2010, 7:56 PM Dave Fellers
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Digital publications and mobile applications are becoming very popular with associations. Print products are being converted to digital...mobile provides continuous information during an annual meeting, e-marketing is the wave of the future. This Power Point was part of a presentation developed for an Association Forum education session on Digital Publications and Mobile Applications presented by Dave Fellers,CAE and Cam Bishop, CEO of Ascend Integrated Media, in November, 2010.   2791k v. 1 Feb 14, 2011, 4:26 PM Dave Fellers
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Dave Fellers presented a case study for a Professional Convention Management Association Annual Meeting on how to increase international participation and revenue at a convention   576k v. 3 Mar 24, 2010, 2:43 PM Dave Fellers
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Individual and group insurance programs can serve as one of the best recruitment and retention tools for an association. It is also a revenue generator. Dave Fellers reviews the various programs that are available to associations.   32k v. 1 Apr 17, 2011, 11:01 AM Dave Fellers
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Global growth is achievable for most associations. Planning for the growth and strategic direction is important to success. This article gives a brief overview of those opportunities.  55k v. 2 Apr 18, 2012, 7:58 AM Dave Fellers
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Presentation to the 2012 KCSAE Association 101 conference on careers in association management, the importance of networking and key elements of association management taken from ASAE's "Secrets of Success" and Harrison Coerver's "Race for Relevance: 5 Radical Changes for Associations"  372k v. 2 Apr 9, 2012, 9:50 AM Dave Fellers
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International growth is a viable option for most associations. Dave Fellers, CAE, looks at opportunities and successful ways others have grown their foreign participation in an article for the Kansas Society of Association Executives (KCSAE).   204k v. 1 Sep 6, 2010, 6:42 PM Dave Fellers
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Are you and your team operating your association in the best possible way? ASAE conducted a study on MEASURES OF SUCCESS in associations. Dave Fellers,CAE, was executive director of one of the nine organizations selected as "remarkable." He tells what makes an exceptional association.     144k v. 3 Mar 29, 2010, 6:51 PM Dave Fellers
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Outsourcing human resources can give associations a great deal of peace of mind. It is difficult for small and medium sized organizations to keep up with all the labor laws, legal issues, insurance and employee benefits and accounting issues related to HR. Learn the reasons why it makes since to outsource...  37k v. 1 Apr 17, 2011, 10:35 AM Dave Fellers
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Growth in international attendance can be very beneficial for most associations. Dave Fellers outlines successful and proven steps to take in this article from the July, 2010 issue of the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) CONVENE magazine.   44k v. 2 Sep 11, 2010, 1:03 PM Dave Fellers
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Mobile applications are the most recent addition to an organization's arsenal of communications tools. It's important to use a consultant to help determine what your organization needs, or at least ask the questions outlined by Dave Fellers Consulting.   41k v. 2 Sep 11, 2010, 12:50 PM Dave Fellers
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A change in management can come suddenly. Many organizations and staff are not prepared when a CEO or key senior staff suddenly departs. Development of a succession plan for the CEO and continuity plan for senior staff are essential. Dave Fellers reviews how to combine this with staff professional development to help cultivate the skills and knowledge for senior staff to assume additional responsibilities.  48k v. 3 May 20, 2011, 1:17 PM Dave Fellers
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Association marketing covers a broad spectrum of programs and activities. Dave Fellers shares a case study on association marketing with students at Texas State University.    247k v. 3 Mar 24, 2010, 3:13 PM Dave Fellers
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"What's Hot at today's trade shows" is a Power Point presentation given at the ASAE Annual Meeting in Dallas, August 13, 2012. It covers 50 areas that are trends or ideas to use at conventions and trade shows.   6699k v. 1 Aug 13, 2012, 10:20 AM Dave Fellers
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