Women Who Advance celebrates the remarkable achievements of unique leaders worldwide, and promotes an association sector where diversity and inclusion are taken as necessary prerequisites for change. This initiative would not be possible without a strong network of partners – all dedicated to excellence in association management. In addition to the organisations listed below, we also thank the countless men and women who nominated their female colleagues and peers for 21WWAA.
Interel Association Management
Interel offers a robust suite of services to advance your organization’s interests. We help strategize and tackle the challenges that you face, allowing you to focus on what you do best, affecting change for a better tomorrow.
As part of visit.brussels' mission to promote and reinforce the image of Brussels as the capital of 500 million Europeans, we focus on its unique ecosystem of international associations. With more than 2,200 international associations based in Brussels, this sector is of strategic importance for the number 1 international organisation city in the world (UIA 2019). In our pursuit to strengthen its role as an international capital and a unique gateway to Europe, we have set up a variety of free resources and services addressed to your specific needs, to help you establish, manage and develop your association in Brussels. #Brusselscares4Associations
Global Association Hubs Partnership (GAHP)
The world’s leading cities for international associations – Brussels, Dubai, Singapore and Washington, D.C. – teamed up to create the Global Association Hubs Partnership (GAHP) at the end of 2015. This initiative by the official promotion organisations of the four cities – visit.brussels, Dubai Association Centre, Singapore Exhibition and Convention Bureau, and Destination DC – cements the position of the four partner cities as the leading global hubs for international associations and creates synergistic relationships which provides decisive advantages for international associations.
ASSOCIATIONWORLD’s mission is
to help build excellence in association business management and to deliver accessible, affordable but premium education to association and non-profit professionals and their organizations.
The FAIB is the Federation of European and International Associations established in Belgium.
The FAIB was founded in 1949 at the initiative of the leaders of the UIA (Union of International Associations) to draw attention to the existence of international associations in Belgium and to the need of facilitating their activities.
The FAIB has been chaired by great men of State such as Paul Van Zeeland, Albert Théatre and Pierre Harmel, whose objective was to promote the development of international life in Belgium.
Launched in 1992, Meetings Media Company (MMC) is an award-winning publisher dedicated to the conference and meetings industries around the world. Its portfolio of magazines and publications, with an average circulation of 5,000, are widely read and respected by key decision-makers within the international association, corporate, AMC, PCO and agency sectors as well as government institutions.
Kadrant is a specialist Brussels-based
independent law firm, active in the areas of corporate and commercial law, dispute resolution, including arbitration and mediation, GDPR and data protection and EU, regulatory and international trade law.