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Association Impact

Taylor Benavente hosts Association Impact, which looks into what some of Michigan’s top professional and industry groups are doing to make a positive impact for their members and for the state of Michigan. As part of MSAE, Association Impact works with all associations in Michigan.

9:00 AM every Thursday
Replay: 3:00 PM, 9:00 PM, 3:00 AM. Also a big thank-you to 2011-2018 original host Cheryl Ronk, CMP CAE and check out the 2015-2018 blogs for her MSAE content!


Recent Posts

Association IMPACT | MSAE, MNA, and ASAE Tackle UBIT!

Association Impact
April 1, 2019 6:00 PM

Taylor Benavente is joined by Sarah-Grace Battles, Communications Manager, Michigan Nonprofit Association, Jaime Lewis, Finance and Database Manager, Michigan Nonprofit Association (MNA) for a pair of segments and then Mary Kate Cunningham, CAE, Vice President, Public Policy, American Society of Association (ASAE) joins him for the second pair.

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MSAE Legislative & Public Policy Conference | 20/20 Hindsight: The Freedom & Future of Journalism

Association Impact
March 25, 2019 3:00 PM

 

MSAE's Taylor Benavente shares the second of several stage sessions from this year's Legislative & Public Policy Conference! If you weren't able to join the group assembled in Lansing February 12th, give the PodCasts a listen for full coverage of this session and watch for postings of other portions from that day.

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MSAE Legislative & Public Policy Conference | Governor's Luncheon Remarks from MSAE & MHSA

Association Impact
March 22, 2019 6:00 PM

 

Michigan Society of Association Executives (MSAE)'s President & CEO Kelly Turner addressed the gathering of the 2019 Legislative & Public Policy Conference, during the Governor's Luncheon over noon-hour February 12th. 

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MSAE Legislative & Public Policy Conference | Point-Counterpoint: Sick Leave & Minimum Wage

Association Impact
March 22, 2019 9:00 AM

 

MSAE's Taylor Benavente shares the first stage session from this year's Legislative & Public Policy Conference! If you weren't able to join the group assembled in Lansing February 12th, give the PodCasts a listen for full coverage of this session and watch for postings of other portions from that day.

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What You Need to Know ahead of MSAE's 2019 Legislative & Public Policy Conference

Association Impact
February 8, 2019 5:00 PM

 

MSAE's Taylor Benavente interviews three individuals with different yet each vital perspectives on the upcoming Legislative & Public Police Conference for 2019.

Hear two segments each with Stephen Pontoni, Dave Waymire, and Scott Ellis regarding the Tuesday February 12th event which this year coincides with Michigan Governor Whitmer's State of the State Address.

Held annually in February, the Michigan Society of Association Executives’ Legislative and Public Policy Conference is recognized as Lansing’s first major legislative event of the year. This well respected event features new leadership visions, policy issues, pundit commentaries and candidate debates and serves as the premiere legislative conference dedicated to the association community.

The afternoon of programming is followed by one of the best attended Legislative Receptions including guests from the Michigan House and Senate, Supreme Court, Governor's office and various state departments. 

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Traverse City Tourism | Cherry Capital Repositioned

Association Impact
January 9, 2019 8:00 PM

Traverse City Tourism's Terese McInnis, CMP, GMS and Tori Piersante Vice President in Sales, tell their story, the evolution of Traverse City's Placemaking, and why the city is now a destination for meetings and conferences.
They also review the benefits of geting as CMP certificate or working with someone who is.
 

 

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MSAE Staff Special

Association Impact
December 18, 2018 6:00 PM

After seven years Association Impact is in the capable hands of a new crew. Taylor Benavente takes over as host for Cheryl Ronk, and MSAE, the Michigan Society of Association Executives is under the new leadership of Kelly Turner CAE, who succeeds Ms. Ronk after her three decades of leadership. In this episode several key team members of MSAE's staff and board share their job focus, and things they are looking forward to in 2019.

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The leadership duo at Experience Grand Rapids

Association Impact
September 20, 2018 8:00 AM

Tom Bennett, vice president of sales & services for Experience Grand Rapids joins host Cheryl Ronk on this segment of Association Impact.

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The CTA Designation

Association Impact
September 20, 2018 7:00 AM

Tom Bennett, vice president of sales & services for Experience Grand Rapids joins host Cheryl Ronk on this segment of Association Impact.

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DMO and Room Rates

Association Impact
September 19, 2018 6:00 PM

Tom Bennett, vice president of sales & services for Experience Grand Rapids joins host Cheryl Ronk on these segments of Association Impact. 

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