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AMPED up Partnerships

AMPED provides full-service management for the following clients, including HQ and all staff (Executive Director, finance, meetings, membership, marketing, etc.)

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American Academy of Anesthesiologist Assistants (AAAA)

  • Successfully pivoted and planned a virtual meeting for 700+ attendees after the Annual Meeting was canceled in early 2020
  • Improved operations and processes to increase efficiency, including board governance software, website improvements, new reporting and financial management structure
  • Turned around financials from deficit budget to break-even in less than one year
  • Support the lobbying efforts of the organization, focusing on 50-state practice expansion
  • Created a new strategic plan with clear tactics and strategies to achieve those outcomes over a three-year period


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American Wire Producers Association (AWPA)

The AWPA is the leading voice of the ferrous wire and wire products industry in North America. AWPA members include wire producers located in the United States, Canada and Mexico, manufacturers and distributors of wire rod, and suppliers of machinery, dies, and equipment to the wire industry. AMPED assumed full-service association management on September 1, 2021.



Americas Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ACTRIMS)

  • Successfully transitioned international joint citywide meeting to a virtual format due to the pandemic with 8,265 attendees from 100 countries. Guided the cancellation process of in-person components exceeding the virtual meeting budget with a net income of over $2MM.
  • Managed the 2014 city-wide international triennial meeting with a record-breaking 8,806 attendees from 92 countries: 1,563 abstracts, 14 teaching courses, 11 satellite symposia and 3.5 days of general sessions with 206 speakers, 1,003 posters and 50 exhibitors
  • Managed the 2020 virtual international triennial meeting with 8,265 attendees from 100 countries
  • Doubled sponsorship goal of $2MM by raising $4MM in sponsorships
  • Launched stand-alone abstract-driven meeting with 1,200 attendees, over 300 abstracts, invited sessions, exhibits, sponsorships, and networking
  • Piloted two programs which are now annual events designated for young investigators, researchers and trainees to support their growth in the MS field
  • Launched fellowship webinar series

AMPED also provides headquarters and full management services for the following affiliated groups:


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APTA Geriatrics

  • Doubled webinar registrants, and tripled webinar revenue in first year, vs. year prior
  • In first year, the Academy’s published Journal impact factor increased 48.7%
  • Implemented new branding throughout digital and print content
  • Transitioned and oriented leadership body into a high-functioning, strategic governing board
  • Transitioned printed member magazine into an electronic, interactive digital magazine


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APTA Academy of Leadership and Innovation

APTA Academy of Leadership and Innovation is a professional association for physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students and a specialty component of the American Physical Therapy Association. With 2,400 members, their mission is to promote health equity and value in healthcare through best practices in advocacy, leadership, and innovation.


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Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP)

  • Conducted nationwide search for new CEO, replacing a longtime retiring executive
  • Manage three conferences annually averaging 300 registrants
  • Curate new educational content for enhanced member experiences
  • Developed strategic framework for organizational growth
  • Created new governance and structure for enhanced support of strategic framework


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Fantasy Sports & Gaming Association (FSGA)

  • Coordinate two conferences (Summer and Winter) for more than 200 attendees each
  • Turned around financials from deficit budget to positive bottom line in less than six months
  • Led organizational transition to include sports betting and a name and brand change
  • Revamped membership structure, resulting in a 20% increase in retention the first year
  • Coordinated group’s first-ever hybrid Summer Conference with more than 200 attendees in-person and online (June 2021)
  • Transitioned Experts League drafts online during COVID-19 pandemic, expanding reach from 28 to 117 participants


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Leadership California

  • Added a silent auction and text-to-give program, replacing typical in-person fundraiser event
  • Streamlined operations through automating forms, applications and speaker management
  • Created a new marketing and communications plan and increased social media efforts
  • Overhauled current database system to ensure accurate and easy-to-use data
  • Created and implemented an alumnae membership program highlighting past participants



National Air Filtration Association (NAFA)

  • Implemented online member database, allowing members to instantly pay dues and fees, update contact information, register for events and effectively communicate with the association
  • Developed and implemented a member retention, growth and marketing strategy along with a public relations plan
  • Manage certification programs for Certified Air Filtration Specialist (CAFS), NAFA Certified Technician Level 1 (NCT I) and NAFA Certified Technician Level 2 (NCT II) including exams


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NIBA - The Belting Association

  • Coordinate an annual convention for approximately 625 people, including an expo and education.
  • Coordinate an annual convention for approximately 625 people, including an expo and education.
  • Implemented a new website and learning management system with single sign-on to increase member value.
  • Developed key performance indicators (KPIs) and other governance solutions to help manage volunteer engagement.
  • Developed a certificate program and LMS presenceConsistently achieve a 93% retention rate while also prospecting for new members.


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Women in Government Relations (WGR)

  • Launched a 3-day virtual Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit during a pandemic, attracting over 250 government relations professionals and surpassing budget expectations
  • Pivoted from in person to virtual events attracting over 5,000 attendees over the course of a year and expanding the reach of the organization's membership
  • Exceeded organizational fundraising goal for the year in the first 7 months
  • Orchestrated the purchase of an annual conference and pivoted to a virtual experience outperforming budgeted goal by 4x
  • Contributed $100,000 to reserves, meeting a goal of half of the organization's budget in reserves


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Women In Trucking Foundation  

  • Upgraded financial reporting from cash to accrual to be in line with GAAP
  • Grew the fund balance for scholarship availability by over 140%
  • Automated several processes, including recurring donations
  • Increased visibility with consistent social media posts: Twitter 5%, FB 125%, LinkedIn 938%
  • Formed partnerships with annual donors



AMPED up Integrated Services

The following clients are stand-alone associations that benefit from AMPED's expertise in key areas like marketing, meeting planning, and accounting services. 

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Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC)

The mission of the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care is to advance the care of patients with and at-risk for wounds. AMPED provides financial oversight and best practices, as well as membership management.


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The Association for Investor Relations

NIRI is the professional association of corporate officers and investor relations consultants responsible for communication among corporate management, shareholders, securities analysts and other financial community constituents. Their mission is to advance engagement in the capital markets and drive best practices in corporate disclosures, governance and informed investing. AMPED works closely with their Membership Director to provide directly membership support and strategy as well as oversees their multiple meetings from contracting to logistical planning and execution.


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State Government Affairs Council (SGAC)

The SGAC is the premier national association for multi-state government affairs professionals, providing opportunities for networking and professional development. The organization champions professional and ethical standards in government relations. AMPED provides leadership in finance-related matters.


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United Motorcoach Association (UMA) 

The UMA serves to help the private motorcoach industry be successful and give UMA members the competitive edge. They protect and promote the interests and welfare of privately owned common carriers of passengers by motorcoach. AMPED works closely with the UMA President & CEO to provide financial management leadership. AMPED is also guiding UMA through a strategic operational assessment and leading the strategy and development of UMA's 2020 Virtual Sales Summit.



AMPED up Consulting and Strategic Planning

The following associations have turned to AMPED for expert strategic planning and consulting.

United Motorcoach Association

Bowling Centers Association of Wisconsin

Junior Volleyball Association

Madison Public Library Foundation

National Association of Social Workers – WI Chapter

Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin

State Bar of Wisconsin