In 1956, Associations North committed to advancing and serving associations. Today, 60 years later, that same commitment still holds true more than ever. At Associations North it isn't about us, it's about you, our members. As Associations North turns 60, we will celebrate you. Let's toast together throughout the year to community, conversation and camaraderie.
It wouldn't be a true celebration if we didn't get the members, partners and friends of Associations North who have made an impact over these past 60 years together to commemorate this occasion.
Mark your calendars for one memorable event on AUGUST 4th at ARIA MINNEAPOLIS.Tell a friend, spouse, your co-worker or someone new to the industry. We want to see you all there!
It's been an exciting adventure!
- Enjoy a journey through the past 60 years and check out highlights from 1956-today.
- Submit a favorite picture - It's been 60 years of moments and making lasting memories. Dig in your archives. We are looking for photos of our members over the last 60 years.
- Want to go down memory lane? Visit the Associations North Flickr page to see past photos.
WHAT'S COMING IN 2016?
Throughout 2016-2017 Associations North will be working on many exciting endeavors to provide more value for your membership. Join us as we:
- Introduce new innovative education
- Bring resources that will help you and your association thrive and grow
- Unveil a new re-freshed look for the Associations North brand and communications
- Enhance current membership offerings
- Celebrate in style on August 4th at Aria Minneapolis
- And more!
HOW TO GET INVOLVED
All members are encouraged to participate in the celebrations all year long. It's going to be a fun year, we hope to connect with you! We will post additional opportunities to get involved but here are some ways you can celebrate with us:
- Attend the Associations North 60th Celebration on August 4th at Aria Minneapolis. This will be an evening of reflecting, honoring, and thanking our members. Oh and a few surprises!
- Sponsor at the Associations North 60th Celebration in August to show your support for the association industry and help Associations North continue to thrive.
- Advertise in Associations North print and digital communications. Customize your ad to congratulate 60 years of associations. Associations North August Focus Newsletter will be a special Celebrate Associations issue.
- Enjoy complimentary Member Appreciation Events in 2016
- Like us on Facebook, Follow us on Twitter, Find us on Instagram - Let's connect!
We want to give back to our members we wouldn't be as strong without you. It's Enjoy these complimentary appreciation events on us. Watch for details, bonus events and giveaways throughout the year.
Date: Friday, February 12
It's always better when it's free right?! Associations North has collected some pretty sweet freebie's. We'll send out an email on February 12th and you can choose your Complimentary Freebie!
Date: Thursday, April 21 | 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Associations North Parking Lot, 1970 Oakcrest Avenue, Suite 100, Roseville, MN 55113
Associations North is partnering with Pioneer Secure Shred for document shredding. Bring your personal or professional bankers boxes, bags or folders of paper to Associations North and shred for free!
What should I shred?
The short answer is "anything that could be used by anyone else which ~ if stolen ~ could adversely affect one's business or personal life. See list of 'what to shred' examples.
>> RSVP here.
Date: Friday, June 3
Location: Associations North Office
Who doesn't need a little ice cream treat on a nice summer day? Stop by our office for a sweet treat!
Sponsored by: Minneapolis Northwest CVB
Date: Thursday, July 21
Locations: Twin Cities & Fargo Moorhead
Get rid of the selfie and get a professional headshot! Watch for more details and sign up information.
Sponsored by: Fargo-Moorhead CVB
Date: Wednesday, September 14
Location: At Your Desk!
Associations North will be treating our members to a free webinar of your choice! Select from 75+ on-Demand Webinars. Watch for your free code.
Your Associations North team is here to answer any of your questions. We are excited about this year and want to meet your needs. Our door is always open and the coffee is always on.