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Association Forum is the “association of associations” in Chicago.
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82% of Association Forum member organizations are national/international in scope.
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About Association Forum

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Association Forum Members
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spent on meetings in the Chicagoland area each year.
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of Association Forum member organizations are national/international in scope.

Of the total $10.3 billion in annual Chicagoland expenditures, approximately $947 million is spent annually on printing, information tech services, web design, accounting and legal fees.

PURCHASE AUTHORITY

Recommend Specific Products/Services 71%
Prepare/Approve Budgets 63%
Review Products/Services 61%
Make Final Purchase Decision 45%
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of associations with a staff of 100+, 89% are AF members.

OUR MEMBERS

CEO
10%
C-Suite
10%
VP, Director, Asst. Director, and Manager
55%
Coordinator, Assistants, Specialists, etc.
25%

MEMBER’S ASSOCIATION BUDGET

Less than $1 million
12%
$1 to $2.5 million
11.5%
$2.5 to $5 million
21.4%
$5 to $10 million
20.2%
More than $10 million
35%

Opportunities Available in Print and Online

FORUM Magazine

For decades, association professionals have turned to this quarterly publication for in-depth reporting on industry trends, case studies, and access to the association community.

FORUM Magazine Website

With articles published online weekly, FORUMmagazine.org addresses industry topics such as leadership, technology, member engagement, meetings & events, industry news, culture, and more. The FORUM Magazine Online website meets members where they are and serves timely and relevant content continuously.

Association Forum Website

Reach member and non-member visitors and reinforce your marketing message as they log on to learn about upcoming association events, discover ways to maximize their membership, view the latest issues of digital edition of the FORUM Magazine.

BOLD Times eNewsletter

The weekly BOLD Times eNewsletter is members’ passport to a weekly oasis of professional insight, sprinkled with a dash of fun and a pinch of inspiration.

Sponsored eBlast

Establish your company as a thought leader by participating in our exclusive eBlast opportunity sent to more than 3,000 key decision-makers.

Online Buyers' Guide

With over 8 spots to be seen, our OBG offers exclusive advertising with programmatic opportunities.

Audience Extension

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