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State Leadership Summit

Being a leader of your association is different from your day job as a practice leader. Your association may face difficult challenges – from big-picture membership strategy to the day-to-day logistics of conference planning. The MGMA 2018 State Leadership Summit aims to arm you with the knowledge and support to tackle the challenges of managing your state association.

Whether you are new to association leadership or a seasoned veteran, the MGMA 2018 State Leadership Summit will help you understand how to grow your association by fostering positive relationships between volunteer leaders, paid staff and MGMA.

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Expanding Item - View More Finance and Liabilities

Get great tips and tools to be able to really engage and understand the financials of your association. Learn how to conduct an annual financial review and what needs to be included in your reporting packages and your budget. Walk away with a true understanding of risks related to operating an association and how these liabilities can be managed.

Expanding Item - View More Future and Growth

Obtain practical solutions for your peers and experts on how to make strategic planning effective and efficient. Explore how your association can benefit from partnerships across the industry and what those partnerships would look like. Enhance your events with new and fresh ideas with strategies from those who have the experience.

Expanding Item - View More Leadership and Sustainability

Explore how to manage challenges and conflicts that arise within your association. Hear tips on how to prepare for change and make sure new board members are ready to lead the association. Recognize where plans and tools need to be developed to ensure success going forward.

Expanding Item - View More State Staff Track

As a professional staff member employed by a state MGMA affiliate, share your unique perspectives and learn from other participants during the state staff round table as well as three open forums with topics selected specifically for association managers.

Expanding Item - View More Government Affairs

Learn about MGMA’s advocacy efforts in Washington, D.C., and how to successfully engage your members in advocacy efforts at the state level.

Expanding Item - View More Speaker Showcase

Listen and learn from terrific speakers – LIVE! Evaluate style, content, humor and more to see if they are a fit to speak at your next event.

Who should attend

New and seasoned volunteer leaders and administrative staff of state and local MGMA affiliates.

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