Marketing Opportunities
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Marketing Opportunities

Associations North represents the Midwest association market - we can connect you to our members.

Did You Know? 

  • Associations North members spend more than $20 million annually on products and services in the Midwest.
  • Midwest associations spend an average of $27 million annually on their conferences, conventions and meetings.
  • Associations North is a community of more than 1,200 association members from nearly 350 Midwest associations.

Who We Are

Associations North is the ‘association for associations’ in the Midwest. Our mission is simple: to advance and serve associations in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. Associations North is your resource for professional development, continuing education, career growth, and connecting you with other association professionals.

Our Members Include:

Associations North membership includes executives from professional and trade associations throughout the Midwest. When you market with Associations North, you reach all of our members including:

  • Association Executives
  • Meeting & Conference Planners
  • Hotel Representatives
  • Trade Show Planners
  • Travel & Tourism Representatives
  • Management Firms
  • Insurance Companies, Printers, Accountants, Lawyers and many more!

Opportunities to Reach Association Professionals

Year-Long Sponsorship Program

Our year-long sponsorship program provides the most recognition, unique sponsorship opportunities and enhanced benefits for our outstanding supporters. You will:

  • Put your company name and representatives in front of key association decision makers
  • Set your annual budget and customize your sponsorship level for the entire year
  • Position your organization as a strategic partner for the future
  • Customize your marketing needs and make your dollars go further
  • Receive priority for sponsoring events, selection and placement
  • Enjoy exclusive opportunities only available to participating sponsors
  • Gain exposure and take advantage of premium visibility to associations in the Midwest

With these partnerships, our goal is to increase awareness of our premier sponsors and continue raising the bar by providing outstanding value for our members. We’ve created a sponsorship level to suit every company’s marketing strategy.

For full details, download our 2020 Sponsorship Program Brochure (pdf)

Print Advertising  
  • Focus North
    Each issue of Focus North is filled with informative articles addressing issues, trends, news and other pertinent information serving the $200 million Midwest Association Industry.  Focus north is mailed to every member, buyer and a targeted audience of more than 1,000 readers.  Your ad will reach nearly 5,000 readers each issue.
  • Annual Membership Directory
    The official listing of member associations and affiliated organizations of Associations North. The Annual Membership Directory and reference guide is used as a year-round resource by Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota area associations and businesses to identify members, contacts and service providers. Over 1,200 copies are mailed each year. Associations North's Membership Directory is rated among the top membership benefits!

For all advertising opportunities, download our 2020 Advertising Opportunities Media Kit (pdf)

Digital Advertising

Associations North offers various digital advertising to reach the association community.

  • receives over 60,000 visitors
  • News & Views, Associations North's electronic newsletter, is emailed to 1,200 readers each month
  • The Associations North Career Center is rapidly growing with over 2,500 visits per month  

For all advertising opportunities, download our 2020 Advertising Opportunities Media Kit (pdf)

Mailing List Rental

Associations North provides a membership mailing list rental (mailing addresses only, no email addresses) for one-time use and per the Mailing List Rental Agreement.


Marketing Contact Information:

Advertising - Angela Kisskeys | | 651-647-6388

Sponsorship/Exhibiting - Sarah Ruzek | | 651-647-6388

Mailing List Rental - Chris Villeneuve | | 651-647-6388