WASHINGTON, DC — ASAE announces Experience Columbus has signed-on as a Strategic Partner in its Alliance Partnership Program.

“We are delighted to have Experience Columbus as a Strategic Partner,” said ASAE President and CEO John H. Graham IV, FASAE, CAE. “This new partnership will provide Experience Columbus with a great opportunity to continue to build relationships in the association community and educate our members about the many new and exciting developments that make Columbus a vibrant destination.”

The Alliance Partnership Program was developed to provide the industry partner community with opportunities to align itself with ASAE and the association sector through customized marketing platforms. It also offers partners the chance to help build and maintain year-round relationships with ASAE members and nonprofit communities worldwide. 

“As an emerging destination, we are thrilled to partner with such a visionary leader in the meetings industry,” said Brian Ross, Experience Columbus president and CEO. “We look forward to joining with ASAE as a Strategic Partner and for the opportunity it will allow us to increase awareness about all Columbus has to offer conventions and tradeshows.”

For more information about the ASAE Alliance Partnership program, please visit ASAE (AccessAssociations.org) or contact Dan Melesurgo at dmelesurgo@asaecenter.org.


About ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership

ASAE is a membership organization of more than 21,000 association executives and industry partners representing 10,000 organizations. Its members manage leading trade associations, individual membership societies and voluntary organizations across the United States and in nearly 50 countries around the world. With support of the ASAE Foundation, a separate nonprofit entity, ASAE is the premier source of learning, knowledge and future-oriented research for the association and nonprofit profession, and provides resources, education, ideas and advocacy to enhance the power and performance of the association and nonprofit community. For more information about ASAE, visit www.asaecenter.org.

About Experience Columbus

Experience Columbus is the destination marketing organization for the Columbus region, dedicated to growing visitor spending that is generated by conventions, meetings, trade shows and leisure visitors.  Annually, visitors make more than 37.9 million trips to Greater Columbus, generating $8.7 billion in economic impact and supporting more than 71,000 jobs. For more information, visit experiencecolumbus.com.