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Another Hackathon success!

Graduates from my second Visionary Leadership® Academy gave highly inspiring presentations to a group of senior association leaders. For 6 hours, we created together, collaborated with teams from other associations and came up with new ideas and strategies for ourselves and our organizations, all while earning CAE credits.

Visionary Leadership is a CAE Approved Provider.  This program meets the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential.  Every program that we offer which qualifies for CAE credit will clearly identify the number of CAE credits granted for full participation, and we will maintain records of your participation in accord with CAE policies.  For more information about the CAE credential or Approved Provider program, please visit www.asaecenter.org/cae.

As a CAE Approved Provider educational program related to the CAE exam content outline, this program may be applied for [6] credits toward your CAE application or renewal professional development requirements.


November 3rd, 2017

Attend the next VLA Graduation – #Hackitup event.

2017 VLA Presentations and Graduates

Integrating Foresight into Strategy Development

  • Veronica Meadows, Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards
  • Amanda Perl, Endocrine Society
  • Louis Soares, American Council on Education

Customization is the Future of Association Events 

  • Jeremy Figoten, National Apartment Association
  • Jamie Thayer Scates, American Medical Student Association
  • Kat Shamapande



“I enjoyed the peer-to-peer discussion and hearing what people are doing in their association, their struggles, their wins.”

Jeremy Figoten, National Apartment Association

“There were so many great minds with brilliant ideas in the room. I liked the agenda and listening to the presentations. I enjoyed tackling specific issues that need to be addressed at my association. I am a results driven person who strongly prefers to leave meetings with action items rather than just participating in a brainstorming session so it was a great structure for me.”

– Jamie Thayer Scates – American Medical Student Association