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Meeting Expectations Announces Expanded Leadership Consulting Services

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Association management expertise facilitates strategic planning, board development, and more for nonprofit and trade organizations.

(ATLANTA, GA) – October 5, 2020  – Meeting Expectations, a full service association management and event planning company, announced today the addition of leadership consulting to its services for trade associations and nonprofit organizations. This specialized suite of services will provide associations and nonprofit organizations with the insights and tools to assess, plan and improve strategic and operational aspects of their organizations. The expanded services feature:

  • Organizational and market assessments
  • Strategic planning facilitation
  • Board of directors orientations and training

“During a time of high unemployment and uncertainty, associations are stepping up to provide valuable solutions and support like never before,” said Karl Kirsch, CAE, vice president at Meeting Expectations. “For more than two decades, we’ve served as strategic advisors to our association clients. The introduction of these specialized consulting services is a natural extension, allowing more organizations to tap into this expertise – even those that don’t currently need a full-time association management company.”

Nonprofit and trade associations choose Meeting Expectations because of its experienced staff, full-service support, and innovative approaches to association management. For more than 28 years, the company has served as a full-time association managament partner to trade associations, business leagues, certification bodies and technology user groups. 

While the the company currently provides full-service management to more than 15 associations, leadership consulting is available as a customized, stand-alone offerring. “There is tremendous value in bringing in an outside party who can make unbiased assessments, facilitate growth, and even just spark renewed enthusiasm within an established organization,” continued Kirsch. 

“Through interviews, in-person discussions, small group exercises and other research, Meeting Expectations provided tangible guidance and recommendations that were tailored specifically to COAA and its board,” said Howie S. Ferguson, executive director, Construction Owners Association of America (COAA). “Board meetings are now more effective; the relationship between board and staff is even stronger; and COAA continues working on ‘mega-issues’ identified by Meeting Expectations that will play a huge part in sustaining the organization.”

Learn more about our leadership consulting services today.

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