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Communities of Practice

Our Communities of Practice provide a unique, safe, and informal space for ESAE Members to exchange ideas, share best practices, and collaborate with professionals in their respective fields of expertise. These Communities cover different aspects of Association Management and are accessible to all ESAE Members. Through our online platform, ESAE Members can join any Community they wish, and actively participate in knowledge sharing, suggesting new topics and gaining insights from other peers. Each Community is Co-Chaired by high-level professionals in their fields.

Our 9 Communities of Practice


Advocacy Community

The Advocacy Community is a safe space for Association professionals to get together and discuss the latest developments in their practice, keep up with new trends and share best practices, invaluable for every Industry.

Communication & Membership Community

The Communication and Membership Community helps Association professionals with strategic communication and membership engagement. ESAE Members can share ideas, explore innovative strategies, and discuss the use of new tools and service providers for their organization's relevance.

Digital Transformation Community

In an era of accelerated digital advancements and AI, Associations oftentimes struggle with transforming their structures and operations. this dedicated Community aims to help Associations of different sizes exchange advice and learn from best practices.


Events Management Community

The Events Management Community welcomes professionals experienced in organising various types of events, ranging from workshops and webinars to international congresses. ESAE Members engage in lively discussions surrounding the latest developments helping them elevate their Associations' events and deliver outstanding experiences to their members.

Governance & DEI Community

The Governance and DEI Community brings Association professionals together to improve governance practices and create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment. It allows professionals to share best practices, discuss topics like representation and decision-making, encourage accountability and corporate responsibility, and shape a positive organizational culture.

Health Community

The growing number of medical-related Associations at ESAE has led us to create a dedicated Health Community. to serve as a meeting point for the exchange of best practices, for networking and the dissemination of knowledge, and for coordinating their Advocacy efforts.


HR & Finance Community

The Finance & HR Community provides a platform to exchange best practices on topics such as budgeting, financial planning, remuneration, payroll and compliance, financial reporting, employee development, risk management, and well-being.

Strategy Community

From Diversifying revenue streams or adapting their Associations to disruptions, or mission and vision with operations, the ESAE Strategy Community is tailored for high-level Association Executives seeking to make sure that their Associations are fit for purpose.

Sustainability & Legacy Community

Sustainability and Legacy creation are becoming intertwined for Associations. This Community is the ideal place to share best practices, get inspired, and discuss the latest developments for Associations to fulfill their mission and vision  and have a positive impact on society.

ESAE Members, log in to our online platform for members to access the latest news from our Communities of Practice.

Upcoming meetings

Community meetings aim at strengthening the communities by allowing members to engage in discussions and encouraging them to actively participate in ESAE's activities.

More Community Meetings to be announced soon.

Communities of Practice: Services

Community Co-Chairs

Our co-chairs bring their expertise and passion to guide the direction of each Community of Practice, organising community meetings, initiating discussions, and facilitating the exchange of ideas and best practices among professionals in their respective fields of expertise.

Communities of Practice: Team Members
Rosa Armesto.jfif

Rosa Armesto

Advocacy Community

Deputy Director General, Federation of European Securities Exchanges

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