Innovate.
Grow. Thrive.

With comprehensive capital funding, expertise, and global reach, Association Investment Partners provide unique opportunities in this exciting 4th industrial revolution and the next stage of market impact.

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Innovate.
Grow. Thrive.

With comprehensive capital funding, expertise, and global reach, Association Investment Partners provide unique opportunities in this exciting 4th industrial revolution and the next stage of market impact.

Get started

Innovate.
Grow. Thrive.

With comprehensive capital funding, expertise, and global reach, Association Investment Partners provide unique opportunities in this exciting 4th industrial revolution and the next stage of market impact.

Get started

Associations are foundational bodies for collaboration and accompany change in the world. In times of disruption, they create education, they are marketplaces, and connect employers with talents. To do so, associations face significant challenges in moving from their legacy model to meeting member opportunities ahead. Your organization can cover more ground for its members, speak to new audiences, and create experiences that were never thought possible. Delivering on your goals will require a new mindset, change management, new alliances, investment and expertise – that’s where we come in.

The story

We are Association Investment Partners (AIP)

A unique group of experts formed by one mission – to help your organization innovate faster and maximize impact. By working closely with board members and executive staff, AIP will design your business model, evaluate potential, and provide financial advice. Our aim is to provide the business model and funding you need to innovate, enhance relevance, and grow revenues.

Every day, businesses shift based on market forces, for AIP, adapting is just the beginning. You can revolutionize how members engage, and we are here to ensure your association not only survives in this new age - but thrives in it.

Investment Partners About
The growth areas

We help navigate and finance the new growth opportunities for your association and, together with you, build the investment strategy around your strengths. After finding the right funding model, we facilitate growth in areas including:



Hybrid revenues

Hybrid revenues

It’s time to reap the benefits of hybrid events – a combination of digital and live strategies can help unlock new revenue streams for your association.

Geographic growth

Geographic growth

Be everywhere at once. In a world where everybody is connected, your association can reach far beyond where it has gone before.





Productization

Productization

Promote and educate. Adapt your content to develop online learning products for your members and customers.

Replicability

Replicability

Help maximize your association’s reach by creating hybrid sub-specialty events.

Community

Community

Don’t wait for face-to-face. By developing online community platforms, you can get your audiences talking from wherever they are.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

If you are pursuing a merger or acquisition, AIP and the investment fund are here to facilitate it. Our team will be on hand to help guide your association through its next stages of growth.

The experts

Meet the experts

Click on a profile to find out more.



Passionate about
Association Finances

Velma is an innovative thinker with vision and leadership; and, is known for her strategic focus in moving companies and organizations forward in their goals. Her abilities and success have garnered her many recognitions and awards over her career.

Committed to
Value Creation

Galen A. Poss, CEM, is Vice Chairman for dmg events which owns and operates events globally and is a frequent speaker at exhibition industry events. He is a former board member of the International Association for Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) and the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau. Additionally, he provides consulting services to leading profit and not-for-profit event organizers.





Expert in Mergers & Acquisitions

Robin Lokerman is Group President of MCI the global engagement and marketing agency. Robin frequently consults associations on their strategic planning, board assessment and international development strategies and is a frequent speaker at business events around the world.




Association Growth
Strategist

Alessandro Jacques Cortese is since 2009 the Chief Executive Officer of ESTRO, the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology and the Chairman of the ESTRO Cancer Foundation. Alessandro is a member of several Advisory Boards and is regularly invited to give talks to industry events and congresses, focusing on strategy for International Associations.

Master of
Sustainable Impact

Kai serves as the CEO of Best Buddies Europe, Middle East and Africa and as Head of the Development, International Sport and Cultural Association (ISCA).
He serves as an advisor to several boards of international organizations and non-profits in the areas of Governance, Strategy, Social Impact and Resource Developments.



Future




Your future starts today

If your association is looking for financial investment and to accelerate growth, then it’s time to work with us. To help us get to know your associations, simply complete the form below and one of our partners will be in touch with you.

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AIP see the potential in associations, that is why we invest. To drive true innovation, we design models, strategies, and solutions around your organization. We spot your opportunities, then implement them with you.

To innovate, grow, and thrive - get in touch now.