Focus North


Below are highlights from our latest issue. Click on the cover image to view in full.


After 29 years under the guiding hand of Kathy Johnson, members of Associations North may have noticed two fresh faces at the head of the organization. Sarah Ruzek and Angela Kisskeys have taken on new roles as Co-Directors.  Read more to meet your new Co-Directors.

Christina Zeise, MN social services ASSOCIATION

Get to know industry movers and shakers.

Featured sponsor:

Get to know this issue's featured sponsor who is helping Associations North advance associations and Move Professionals Forward.

disney inspired conferences

Have you ever wondered what attracts nearly 17 million guests a year to "The Happiest Place on Earth?" Surprisingly, it's not magic.

what is direct payment and how can it work for your association?

Tired of depositing all those membership checks? Learn more about direct payment for your association.

people gotta talk... how today's leader needs to facilitate more dialog

Today your value is as much determined by the questions you know to ask, as it is by the information you know. Find out why people gotta talk.

podcasting for your business

we are living in the golden age of podcasting. Compelling narrative combined with weekly updates from top radio producers make the medium easy and digestible.


Focus North is the official member publication of Associations North produced 10 times a year with bonus distribution through a digital edition. Focus North delivers timely and relevant information on a variety of association management topics.

Consider establishing yourself as an association expert in front of an association community of 1,200+ readers. Associations North is always looking for new article ideas and authors.

Focus North is a member benefit. If you would like to receive a sample copy or join Associations North, contact 651-647-6388.

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