Why use an Association Management Company (AMC)?
Operational and Staffing Benefits:
- Customized staff and services
- A broad spectrum of expertise
- Day-to-day and ongoing staff management
- Improved staffing and resource allocation
- Proven best management practices and best-of-class resources and technologies
- Efficiencies derived from leveraging shared resources
- Improved buying power
- Reduced business risks
- Greater member satisfaction resulting from the professionalism and responsiveness of staff
- Freedom from daily operations that allows Boards to maintain their focus on mission and strategy
- Integration of innovative strategies and ideas
- Scalability to accommodate organization growth or contraction over time
What we do...
Executive ManagementMainspring provides an Executive Director with a Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation to oversee the operations of its clients. The Executive Director utilizes best management practices and procedures, is responsible for strategic planning, budget development, evaluation, fiscal oversight, and board orientation, development and support.
MembershipWe believe that membership is a core to any association and we position the association at the forefront of its profession. Development of effective programs for maximum membership and retention.Engage members, utilize technology to the best advantage of the association.Utilizing an Association Management System allows us to personalize the member/contact experience, manage program contacts, manage events, create an online community and provides a social mobile app. All of which are client branded. We are so committed to our client’s members/contacts having a fantastic experience and to providing measurable data and reporting, that we include the AMS costs in our agreements.
Finances Establish policies and procedures that meet legal and regulatory requirements for greater peace of mindInstitute essential framework to accurately forecast and budgetDevelop event and webinar financial outlooks, allowing for leadership to see financial impacts of fixed costs, variable cost, sponsorship and attendance
OperationsMainspring provides associations a business office, mailing address, receptionist 8 AM-5 PM eastern time, a dedicated phone number with 24-7 voicemail, shared fax line, computers, laptops, tablets.
Administrative supportImplementation of policies and procedures to meet legal requirements and reduce volunteer liabilityProduce accurate and timely reports proficient the date you need to make informed decisions about the direction of the organization
CommunicationsA cohesive, professional brand so your organization is recognized by all of your constituents.Well written, timely communications utilizing print and electronic media insures that your message is noticed.
Meetings and ConferencesDynamic, high-quality education programs and conferences designed to attract attendees, vendors and sponsors.
TechnologyRobust and secure technologies for tracking demographics, managing your website, processing payments and providing member benefits.Feature rich office technologies that keep staff, volunteer leadership and member connected.
TransitionAt Mainspring we utilize a transition team of staff and volunteers to ensure that the client can hit the ground running on its start date. Utilizing our time tested 200-point transition document, we “cross all the t’s and dot all the I’s."