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You've worked hard to get where you are, and always go above and beyond to help your nonprofit to stay ahead. Now, it's time to take the next step and invest in your success.

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As a forward-thinking professional, it’s time to take your career to the next level by joining the most experienced network of professionals in the greater New York City area.

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The C-Suite

Life in the C-Suite presents a nonstop series of challenges for even the most experienced association professionals. Count on NYSAE to provide peer level support.

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Career Transfer

Are you new to the world of associations or nonprofits? Looking for ways to connect and network with others who have made a successful transition to an association career?

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Associates / Suppliers

Are you looking for a fast way to meet prospective customers and decision makers? Join NYSAE to connect with the region’s most influential network of nonprofit executives.

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NEW! Organizational Membership Types - Learn more about this new membership program.

Calendar of Events

Each program year, NYSAE offers several educational, networking and professional development events. We are currently developing events for the 2019-2020 program year. Click here to see more of our upcoming events.

September 2019

9/13/19: Executive Women in Nonprofits: Is Your Board Keeping You Up at Night? (more details)
9/19/19: Webinar: The Road to Member Engagement is Paved with Personalized Marketing (more details)

October 2019

10/21/19: Upping Your Ask Game: Generate More Revenue by Making the Right Ask (more details)


Blog Stop

  • Yesterday morning I sent out a test email to 20 members. By the end of the day, 16 had opened it 2 clicked and 1 had signed up for a conversation with me. 80% were curious enough to open the message but very few were motivated to investigate further. Why? Probably there was some language in my message that could have been ever so slightly off-putting; a little nit that threw up a wall between me, the message creator, and the members. Or there could have been some language that was confusing. ...

  • As technology becomes better at removing the distance between people globally, will more chapters morph into special interest groups? Perhaps at some associations. Special interest groups (SIGs) deliver unique value to members. SIGs: Allow members to shortcut the process of networking and get connected with the group who cares about the same issues. Connect members who are working on what they are working on, and who may be one step ahead of them in their project; this generates solutions ...

  • Membership in one or more professional organizations is a must-do for most everyone in the workforce. Aside from hands-on training, acquiring certifications, knowing the right people, or years of experience, membership in an organization like NYSAE helps to ensure success within a field of practice and actually bolsters the aforementioned assets. However, there are those who are convinced that membership is not for them, that it is a waste of time and money. That is only true if they decide not ...


Recent Articles from InView Newsletter

Ten Strategies for Membership Growth
Membership growth and member recruitment are not what they once were. Guilt is not much of a motivator in today’s world. In this new order of things, you, the association or society executive must embrace the idea that member recruitment is no longer the exclusive responsibility of your membership department. Today, membership is everybody’s business. Yes, it is the business of all your staff, volunteer leaders and members at large. Everyone must pitch in...


E-Interview with Claire Rosenzweig
When you first meet Claire Rosenzweig, CAE, President & CEO of the Better Business Bureau of Metropolitan New York, Hudson Valley and Long Island, you know you have met one of the more active leaders this organization has seen...

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Meet Our Chair


Charles Riotto, President Emeritus of Licensing International (formerly LIMA), serves as the NYSAE Chairperson and has been involved in a number of NYSAE activities for several years. Mr. Riotto is widely regarded as a leading spokesman for the industry and has been quoted by such prominent news organizations as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, CNN, Variety, The Washington Post, the Associated Press and USA Today.

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Members of NYSAE can enjoy many career defining benefits and opportunities, including:
  • Superb Educational Programs
  • Various Membership Types for All Needs
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