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achieve sustainable success.

Member, attendee and sponsor needs are changing
Strategy and business models need to be more digital and agile.
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    Latest projects and news

    SWE Regional Development Plan

    Exempla has supported SWE in developing its presence and activities in Europe, driving the member engagement and growth to help close the gender gap in STEM.

    Speaking about “Glocal” Association Strategy at WIAF

    In mid-October, Colm spoke at the inaugural WIAF (Washington International Association Forum) in Washington DC, organised by our friends at Association World.

    ASAE 2022 Takeaways

    Exempla Partner Michiel Gen participated in the ASAE Annual Meeting in Nashville in August. Check his main takeaways!

    Let’s go Hybrid! Great, Now What Does That Mean?

    We are seeing a cautious return to in-person meetings. However, with cost cutting as well as sustainability considerations driving a rethink of business travel in large corporates, associations should expect lasting changes to the event landscape.

    What can we do for you?

    We develop and implement strategies for content and community driven organisations – online and in-person. You get direct access to our Partners and their decades of experience for a valuable and cost-effective collaboration, right from the first conversation.

    SWE Testimonial
    Testimonial ESO
    Testimonial TissueWorld
    Testimonial ASIS
    Testimonial INAA
    Testimonial IGI
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    SWE Testimonial

    Exempla synthesized inputs from SWE members, leaders, partners and external sources to develop a strong value proposition for our European community, complemented by unique content offerings and partnership packages. The Exempla team’s strategic skill set and market knowledge has been an asset to our development in the region and they have been steadfast partners to SWE.

    Karen Horting

    Executive Director and CEO, SWE


    Read the case study here

    Testimonial ESO

    We worked with Exempla to develop a strategic plan for our fast-growing society. They quickly identified the priorities we needed to focus on, and facilitated the consensus building across several leadership bodies. The resulting strategic plan provides a structure for continued growth and aligns the numerous projects that support our ambitious vision.

    Valeria Caso

    President 2016-2018, European Stroke Organisation

    Testimonial TissueWorld

    Exempla has an impressive professional and holisitic approach to the development and production of conference content and to business in general. With strong dedication at all levels of the job assignment. Exempla greatly contributed to the success of our conference.

    Agnes Gehot
    Deputy Event Director, TissueWorld (a UBM event series)

    Testimonial ASIS

    Exempla is a valuable partner for ASIS International at a time of rapid change in our organization. One stand-out element of their work is their ability to understand our industry and strategy, and to use this to help us and our volunteer leaders create events and content that address the complex, emerging challenges our members face. They are always looking ahead on our behalf to identify opportunities and foresee potential issues so we can achieve sustainable success.

    Peter J. O’Neil, FASAE, CAE

    Chief Executive Officer, ASIS International

    Testimonial INAA

    As a Board of an International Association of Independent Accounting firms supported by a small staff team, we have engaged Exempla on several association strategy and development projects. They have always been proactive and have consistently provided us with constructive but challenging insights. They have understood the functioning of the Association and therefore their advice has been tailored to our specific situation resulting in its swift and effective implementation.

    Shariq Contractor
    Chairman, The INAA Group

    Testimonial IGI

    Exempla helps us to provide our members with relevant and timely insights into the issues that are at play at EU level, especially upcoming regulation that may impact the wallcoverings industry. They are able to assess what developments are most important to our members’ businesses and present key take-aways in an easy to absorb, actionable format for busy owner-operators.

    Géraldine de Limelette
    Secretary General, IGI – The Global Wallcoverings Association

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