ASAE’s Former CEO Graham Inducted in EIC Hall of Leaders

The Events Industry Council (EIC) and the EIC Global Recognition Selection Task Force announced this week the posthumous selection of ASAE’s former President and CEO John H. Graham IV, FASAE, CAE, for induction in the 2020 EIC Hall of Leaders. “ASAE is honored and gratified by the selection of our former president and CEO John… Read more »

ASAE Details Critical Role of Associations in Letter to Biden

ASAE delivered a letter to President Biden yesterday urging the administration to engage the association community in policy discussions of critical importance to the nation. ASAE typically sends an introductory letter to each incoming administration, though this year’s letter reflects the extraordinary and immediate challenges facing the White House as it works to arrest the… Read more »

ASAE Mourns Loss of CEO John Graham

ASAE lost its longtime president and CEO John H. Graham IV, FASAE, CAE, on Jan. 12 after an extended battle with cancer. The ASAE community extends its deepest sympathies to John’s family. While no words can adequately express our deep sorrow at losing our leader, the ASAE team is profoundly grateful for the opportunity to… Read more »

Happy Holidays from ASAE Public Policy

The ASAE Public Policy team wishes the association community a safe and happy holidays. Thanks to support from ASAE’s grassroots network and donors to APAC and The Power of A Fund, our team was able to weigh in on numerous legislative, regulatory and legal issues that impact associations and the broader tax-exempt sector. We look… Read more »

ASAE Opposes ‘Religious Refusal’ Bill in Texas

ASAE joined business and tourism leaders in Austin this week in opposing Senate Bill 17, a pending bill in the Texas Legislature that would weaken LGBTQ rights in the state. The bill, which would allow state-licensed professionals to deny services based on a “sincerely held religious belief,” advanced out of the Senate State Affairs Committee… Read more »