Events

Membership Retention 2018

26/04/18 09:30

Please contact emarriott@taforum.org to reserve your place(s) on this workshop. Together with Membership Recruitment, the most important topic for any Trade Association is Membership Retention. The TAF Membership Retention Workshop is suitable for all Trade Association employees, irrespective of how many years they have been working with their members. Combining just the right blend of theory, discussion and practical exercises the workshop is designed to be both thought provoking and fun. Most...

i2 Offices - Bishopsgate
EC2M 3XD

Good Media Writing for TA Professionals

05/06/18 09:30

'Dear Financial Times, Thank you very much for printing our announcement. Next time, please don’t change the words...' This is a real message sent by a managing director to Lex at the FT. Although we smile, we’ve all had the same feeling from time to time. Why can’t they just print what we send? They can and often do. But only if we know how to write our story according to the media’s own rules. Journalists are trained to compose news items and features using vocabulary, structure and...

i2 Offices - Bishopsgate
EC2M 3XD

TAF's Directors Forum

21/06/18 09:30

TAF have partnered with Erskine Nash Associates Ltd to offer members access to high quality, practical and engaging leadership development workshops. The TAF Director’s Forum aims to improve the effectiveness of Directors who sit on the Boards of trade associations. It is suitable for professionals who are about to be appointed to a Board, who have recently joined a Board or who have sat on a Board but not benefited from any training in this subject. By the end of the workshop, delegates will be...

Virtual and Remote Leadership for Trade Associations

05/07/18 04:00

TAF have partnered with Erskine Nash Associates Ltd to offer members access to four high quality, practical and engaging leadership development workshops. This workshop is suitable for trade association professionals who manage geographically spread offices or staff with little opportunity for face-to-face contact such as home-based working. It looks at the challenges of managing teams and individuals spread over different locations. It will also look at the issues of ‘dotted line’ relationships...

TA Best Practice Awards 2018

10/07/18 18:30

PLEASE CONTACT EMARRIOTT@TAFORUM.ORG TO BOOK YOUR TICKET(S) 2018 TAF Annual Best Practice Awards and Networking Dinner is the annual prestigious event that recognises, rewards and promotes best practice amongst Trade Associations in the UK. This year, the event will take place in London at Drapers Hall, London on Tuesday 10th July 2018. Now in the sixteenth year, this prestigious award ceremony is eagerly anticipated by TAF members as a chance to showcase their hard work and achievements during the...

Seminar for TA Chairmen

11/10/18 09:30

Please contact emarriott@taforum.org to reserve your place on this seminar. Each year a number of senior business people, with significant experience in running organisations and conducting meetings, are asked to take on the chairmanship of a trade association. However, they may well find the experience rather different from that which they have been used to. The result is that an incoming chairman struggles to get to grips with the role and may have to spend much time establishing a modus operandi -...

i2 Offices - Euston
NW1 1AD

TA Best Practice Exchange 2018

01/11/18 09:00

This year sees the 16th anniversary of the TA Best Practice Exchange – and we’re planning a host of fantastic speakers and discussion topics. This unique event runs over a whole day, with specialised break-out sessions to ensure you get the most out of the event. You’ll be able to create your own bespoke agenda, network, share knowledge and best practice with over 150 other trade associations in a vibrantly innovative environment. Attendees are be able to: • Pre-book sessions relevant to you from a...