Toronto, Ontario – November 07, 2017 – Association and Events Management (A&E) is proud to announce the reelection of Serge Micheli, CAE, CEM, President and CEO to a second term on the AMC (Association Management Company) Institute (AMCI) Board of Directors. During the election which closed on October 5, 2017 the membership of AMCI named Mr. Micheli to a second one-year term as the Canadian Chapter Representative Director.
As a founding member of the AMCI Canadian Chapter, Serge has won the support and confidence of his peers who have elected him President of the Chapter; this reelection by the full Institute Membership is a ringing endorsement of Mr. Micheli’s contribution to the broader AMC Industry. “I am so honoured to be representing the AMC sector here at home, and to have the opportunity to represent the Canadian AMC community on the global stage” noted Mr. Micheli.
Serge, is also a past chair of the CSAE (Canadian Society of Association Executives) Trillium Chapter, and has sought and obtained the professional designations CAE (Certified Association Executive) and CEM (Certified in Exposition Management). Mr. Micheli said “I believe that the backbone of the Association sector is giving back and supporting your organization, that is why as the AMCI Canada Chapter is in its infancy, I have personally funded travel and registration for myself as well as my staff to participate in the Institute’s programming.”
In a show of further support for AMCI, this year A&E has begun work to ensure compliance with AMCI Standards, as a first step towards applying for Accreditation in the coming 18-24 months. A&E Vice-President, Michael Dargavel CEM has already begun the process of documenting A&E’s policies and procedures, under direction from Mr. Micheli. This process along with enhanced relationships with AMCI peers across North America is expected to further enhance the depth and breadth of A&E’s already impressive service offerings.
In his role as AMCI Canadian Chapter Representative, Serge attended the Institute’s Board meeting last week in Anaheim, California, and he is expected to contribute to the Institute’s 2018 Annual Conference in Vancouver, BC as a panelist.
Serge S. Micheli, CAE, CEM
President & CEO, Association and Events Management
A twenty-five-year industry professional, Serge brings his leadership and knowledge to the forefront to provide associations with executive direction, government relations, financial counseling, marketing, advertising, sponsorship & trade show/event management.
Association and Events Management is a full-service Association Management Company (AMC) providing first-class management to Trade and Professional organizations with Provincial, National and International membership models. A&E Management has developed a niche within the association community with a reputation of providing a comprehensive understanding of the challenges facing associations. Especially the ones being created in today’s rapidly changing environment.
Association and Events Management’s mandate is to assist organizations to achieve excellence along with resource development. A&E Management is a proud member of the Association Management Company Institute (AMCI) and a founding member of AMCI’s Canadian Chapter.
The AMC Institute represents more than 180 AMC members throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe and Asia. AMC Institute promotes service excellence among association management companies, and strives to raise awareness of a burgeoning AMC industry by establishing its member companies as the recognized and preferred choice for quality association management and professional services. Further, AMC Institute provides a means by which AMCs can coordinate their efforts to advance the status and scope of the association management company industry through education and accreditation. Members seek to improve their management techniques, enhance client services, and promote innovation in the industry.
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Serge Micheli, CAE, CEM
President & CEO
Association and Events Management