Association Management Companies
Bioscientifica exists to support biomedicine. Through our expertise in publishing, events and association management we strengthen biomedical communities to advance science and health.
Bioscientifica is owned by the Society for Endocrinology, and all our profits are redistributed back to biomedicine.
Bioscientifica’s Association Management team handle the day-to-day administration of our clients’ societies. We also provide strategic guidance to help societies generate new income streams and grow their membership.
Our award-winning events team take care of every aspect of event planning and management to deliver events that our clients can proud of.
Bioscientifica develops journals that have high impact, a wide reach and provide healthy financial returns for our society clients.
Starkweather Association Services is an Association Management Company (AMC) that specialises in technical adoptions, IT and operational support. Since 2006, Starkweather has advised over 80 associations from Africa, the United Kingdom, across the United States to Australia and New Zealand. Starkweather provides discovery for organisations preparing to transition their technology platforms, change management for technical adoptions, implementation support, and operational optimisation. We are Community Brands’ YourMembership preferred adoption partner.
We are an AMC that focuses on the development of agile associations through operational and technology change. Effectively, we are in the business of organisational development through IT change.
Starkweather recognises that technology change requires behavioural change which leads to cultural change. Thus, organisational development and change management are the keys to any successful technology adoption.
We provide a suite of services to improve operational efficiencies and facilitate community growth. Focusing on member journeys, we bring IT, membership architecture and smart design together to create engaging user experiences. Starkweather supports the team through custom training, process mapping, agile project management, direct debit solutions, data cleaning, reporting, custom documentation and other essential services.
Additional services include:
- In depth discovery and roadmap process – GAP analysis, priority chart, roadmap
- Financial services, including direct debit assessment and solutions
- Discovery and operational optimization – capability maturity for associations
- Change management
- Agile project management
- Digital transformation
- Process mapping and project management
ASL is an Association Management Company and offers a range of services to trade associations and professional groups. Our model can offer a cost-effective alternative to having an office and overheads costs, allowing you access to a full-time office for a part-time price. Our team has a wealth of skills and experience which allows you to further develop your association efficiently with us.
ASL provides a complete support service running all aspects of an association or we can tailor services to fit the organisation’s requirements. For most of our clients this will typically cover:
- meetings and events
We have extensive experience in the leadership and management of trade and other membership associations; and specialist skills in event management, publications, graphic and website design, certification schemes, standards work and governmental affairs. We are always interested in hearing from other associations who are looking for additional help and support as they develop.
MCI Group is a leading Association Management and Consultancy organisation. We specialise in the provision of online community engagement and management services, activation solutions and operational excellence for all styles of organisation: professional societies, federations and trade associations.
With over 25 years’ experience, we work with you as your strategic advisor to help you achieve your mission. We can act as your HQ, be your permanent Secretariat and your solutions provider, to build your community and drive strategic direction.
Supporting you to develop and deliver innovative products and services that engage your audiences and drive interest to your community, our expertise includes audience engagement strategies, e-learning, accreditation management, digital marketing and revenue generation solutions.
Our key features include:
- Strategic consultancy & advice
- Online community management services
- Stakeholder engagement
- Governance & organisational performance
- Revenue generation
- Product development
- Education & professional development
- Value proposition & relevance
- Marketing & public affairs
- Integrated member services including recruitment & retention
- Finance & accounting
- Secretariat services & executive committee support
- Creative, digital media & IT services
- Integrated conference management
- Analytics & perception audits.
Trade associations and membership organisations face many challenges, including retaining membership numbers, raising funds, governance and management issues and minimising membership services costs and tax burden. Moore Kingston Smith’s multi-disciplinary, specialist trade associations and membership bodies team works with over 100 trade association and membership body clients, and has an in-depth experience of the issues these organisations face.
In combination with MKSAM, our association management company, we offer a comprehensive range of highly specialised services tailored to your needs that deliver real value. MKSAM is the largest association management company in the UK, and specialises in managing trade and professional associations, learned societies and other membership organisations.
If you’re involved in running such an organisation, we can support you in delivering the best possible service and can provide you with a carefully tailored package of services, including:
- Assurance services
- Employer services
- Financial and accounting support
- Governance and strategic planning advice
- HR issues
- Income streams and marketing advice
- IT advisory services and IT outsourcing
- Membership & IT outsourcing
- Member recruitment and retention
- Professional management services
- Tax planning advice
- VAT & Duty planning
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