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Alongside our partner the Chartered Institute for Public Relations (CIPR), TAF is looking at whether to establish TAF Communications Best Practice Forum for staff in trade associations who are responsible for member engagement, PR and public affairs activity.  We are holding…

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Successful Trade Associations are built on excellent communications.

Successful Trade Associations are built on excellent communications There is no doubt that successful trade associations are built on excellent communications, but keeping pace with modern professional communications is an enduring and significant challenge.  Trade associations are small organisations, almost…

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CIPR announce new Partnership with the Trade Association Forum The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) is delighted to announce a strategic partnership with  The Trade Association Forum to support the development of networks, discussion forums and best practice guidance…

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Member Spotlight – Darren Caplan, CEO of the Railway Industry Association

Darren Caplan is the CEO of RIA. He joined us to discuss who RIA are, what their priorities are, how TAF helps them achieve their goals, and the awards won by both RIA and Darren at the 2022 TAF Awards.

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Trade Association Forum and Institute of Association Leadership join forces

Trade Association Forum and Institute of Association Leadership join forces to develop new leadership programme and resources for trade associations. The Institute of Association Leadership and the Trade Association Forum have announced that the two organisations will be merging. The…

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New partnership will support trade associations to better manage risk

The Trade Association Forum is delighted to announce a strategic partnership with insurance advisory specialists Partners& As part of the partnership, the two organisations will work together to develop a programme of work exploring risks and opportunities faced by trade…

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Member Spotlight – Sally Edgington, Director, AXREM

Our second Member Spotlight welcomes Sally Edgington, Director at AXREM who joined us to discuss the work that she does for AXREM and the award that she won at the 2022 TAF Awards.

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Queen’s Speech Summary

  TAF member-only content This content is only available to Trade Association Forum members, if you are a member please log in below and you will be able to view the content. If you are from a TAF member organisation…

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Member Spotlight – Ellen Daniels, Chief Executive of the British Compressed Gases Association

Introducing our new Member Spotlight series is Ellen Daniels, the Chief Executive of the British Compressed Gases Association. Ellen spoke to us about good governance and what the BCGA is prioritising for this year.

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TAF’s reaction to the British Energy Security Strategy

On the 7th April 2022, the Government’s long awaited ‘British Energy Security Strategy’ was published. The Strategy builds on the Prime Minister’s ‘Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution’ (published in November 2020) and the Government’s ‘Net Zero Strategy.’ …

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TAF announces strategic partnership with Membership Bespoke

The Trade Association Forum is delighted to announce a strategic partnership with recruitment specialists, Membership Bespoke, who work solely with trade associations, professional bodies, regulatory bodies and political parties.  As part of the partnership, TAF members can access exclusive discounts…

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Supporting members affected by the war in Ukraine

We have all been shocked and appalled by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Our thoughts continue to be with the people of Ukraine and we all hope for a swift resolution to the conflict. Alongside the humanitarian tragedy, there are also…

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