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Association Forum is the “association of associations” in Chicago.
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80% of Association Forum member organizations are national/international in scope.
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About Association Forum

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Association Forum Members
$ 0 B
Spent on conferences, conventions and meetings annually
0 %
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 events held by Association Forum member associations outside of Chicagoland are attended by more than 5.5 million people.

OUR MEMBERS

Chief Staff Executive/President
20%
No. 2 Executive (COO, CFO)
8.8%
Director/Vice President
32.3%
Manager
23.5%
Other
15.4%

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%

In Print and Online

FORUM Magazine

Showcase your company to an influential group of industry professionals. For more than 7 years, association professionals have depended on FORUM Magazine for in-depth reporting on industry trends, case studies, and access to the association community. In 2021, FORUM began publishing weekly online in addition to printing one issue annually for Holiday Showcase. We now have an annual print publication of FORUM magazine and semi-monthly digital editions posted to FORUM magazine website.

Association Forum Website

Showcase your company to an influential group of industry professionals! Our publication delivers powerful relationships that influence, inspire and endure. Don’t miss your chance to reach key decision-makers.

CEOnly eNewsletter

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FORUMFocus eNewsletter

The NEW bi-weekly eNewsletter will be delivered every other Monday. This publication highlights industry news, professional development, resources for leadership, and upcoming events.

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Online Buyers' Guide

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

Audience Extension

Learn more about how you can extend your reach beyond the Association Forum website! 

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