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Associations - National/International

Alliance of Non-Profit Mailers

AMC Institute

ASAE & The Center for Association Leadership

Certified Meeting Professional

Convention Industry Council

Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association

International Association of Exhibitions and Events

International Association of Speakers Bureaus

International Furniture Rental Association

International Live Events Association

MPI – Meeting Professionals International

National Association of Catering Executives

National Council of Nonprofits

National Speakers Association

Nonprofit Risk Management Center

Professional Convention Management Association

Public Affairs Council

Society of Government Meeting Planners



Associations - State/Regional

Association Forum of Chicagoland

Carolinas Chapter of Meeting Professionals International

NC Travel Industry Association

National Speakers Association-North Carolina

NC Center for Non Profits

NC Chamber

NC Professional Lobbyist

North Carolina Bar Association

North Carolina Forum for Research and Economic Education (NCFREE)

PCMA – Southeast 

Society of Government Meeting Planners- North Carolina Chapter


Association Resources

Articles/Publications from Venable? LLP (Great resource for Internet/communications issues)

Association Innovation Blog

Association Trends | Association News

Best Association - Q&A for Association Executives

Board Source - Building Effective Boards

Employment Law

Grants & Related Resources

Guide to Nonprofit Careers & Volunteering

Guide to Member Surveys


Independent Sector

Non Profit Advisor (Reznick, Fedder & Silverman)

Non Profit Center – Bob Harris, CAE

Non Profit Law

Nonprofit Resource Center


NC Government Resources

NC Board of Elections

NC Department of Justice

NC General Assembly

NC Government Portal

NC Judiciary

NC News & Observer

NC Political News(wral)

Office of the Governor

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Secretary of State


Federal Government Resources

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Federal Election Commission

IRS – Internal Revenue Service

Chamber of Commerce Tax Guide for Non Profits

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