Shared Interest Groups (SIGs)

VSAE’s Shared Interest Groups (SIGs) are a great way to learn from fellow association executives about the issues keeping you up at night. These member-led groups are organized around areas of interest and offer a forum for you to discuss what matters most to you.

  • To sign up to receive communications regarding a particular SIG, follow these steps.
    1. Log in using the link above in the green box
    2. Click Member Community in the Member Center pull-down menu.
    3. Click the My Profile tab.
    4. Scroll down to your profile information and click 'Edit.'
    5. Scroll down and select your preferred Shared Interest Group (you may select more than one by pressing the ctrl key). 

The following are the current SIGs available to VSAE's Executive members.

Associate Member

For Associate Members in various roles, who wish to provide input on the value of their VSAE membership.

Association Management Companies

For executives of firms that provide management and specialized administrative services to trade associations and professional societies.

Communications and Marketing

For association professionals who are responsible for communications & marketing within their organizations.

Deputy/Senior Staff

For executives who deal with organization wide issues like strategic planning, staff management, and organization culture.

Emerging Association Professionals

For executives to support and advocate for the next generation of association leaders.

Government Affairs

For executives who lobby or are otherwise involved in association advocacy efforts.

Large Association CEOs

For CEOs of associations with six (6) or more employees; discussion topics include staff development, board relations, legislative issues, technology, and association resources. 

Meeting Planner

For association professionals who are responsible for meeting planning within their organizations. 

Small Association CEOs

For CEOs of associations with five (5) or fewer employees; discussion topics include staff development, board relations, legislative issues, technology, and association resources.