Events

Influencing & Team Skills

18/01/18 09:30

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 at any level - whether in a managerial role or not. It looks at the challenges of building effective working relationships and examines how this skill can be used with a variety of people including staff, members and business/political stakeholders. It will teach you a wider range of...

EU Lobbying Post Brexit

08/02/18 09:30

Please contact emarriott@taforum.org to reserve your place(s) Brexit presents a huge and unprecedented challenge for UK trade associations and their members. This one-day workshop will offer a roadmap for negotiating those challenges successfully, showing how trade associations can offer real value to their members at a time of great uncertainty by lobbying both the UK Government and the EU to defend and promote their interests. The workshop will offer a practical guide to lobbying the Department...

i2 Offices - Bishopsgate
EC2M 3XD

Member Engagement Masterclass - 2

22/02/18 13:30

PLEASE EMAIL EMARRIOTT@TAFORUM.ORG to reserve your place. We are delighted to invite you to attend the second 2017 Member Engagement Masterclass by the Trade Association Forum in association with Qdos Partnerships. Come and join us for this FREE event which will feature presentations, discussion and networking opportunities. Find out how to make the most of membership benefits and hear the latest updates from TAF. Date: Thursday, 22nd February 2018 Time: 1.30pm - Registration and...

i2 Offices - Bishopsgate
EC2M 3XD

Leadership Skills

08/03/18 09:15

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 are about to take on their first managerial role, have recently started as a manager or who have been a manager for a while but not received any training in people leadership. It looks at the challenge of getting the best performance from individuals and from teams. It will teach...

Seminar for TA Chairmen

21/03/18 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

Membership Recruitment 2018

22/03/18 09:30

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

i2 Offices - Bishopsgate
EC2M 3XD

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

03/05/18 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

The Change Leader

10/05/18 09:30

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 need to introduce change in their organisations such as office moves, new technology, new processes or new organisational structures. It looks at the challenge of delivering change quickly and with minimum impact on the performance of the organisation while the change is...

The Long Distance Leader

05/07/18 09:30

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 anyone who manages 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 where you have to manage 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