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Holding Members’ and Board Meetings Online

In response to queries regarding electronic AGMs, here is some pertinent information: Ontario[1] If your bylaws do prohibit online meetings, then you can change that bylaw at a board meeting or by a unanimous written resolution of the directors. The bylaw allowing...

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COVID-19 Update March 30, 2020

The Honourable Bill Morneau Minister of Finance Department of Finance Canada Parliament Buildings Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6 Sent by Email: Bill.Morneau@parl.gc.ca RE: IMMEDIATE ASSISTANCE TO ASSOCIATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL TRADE ORGANIZATIONS Dear Hon. Bill Morneau, Base...

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Base Communication

As association managers for over 30 years, we are profoundly supportive of the important role of professional associations.  Not only do they provide a platform for education and networking, they provide a voice for their industry.  Now more than ever, this is key...

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COVID19 – Base Consulting Preparations

We are all experiencing unprecedented times. Many of us in Toronto have had some experience in 2003 during the SARS virus occurrence in this city. At Base Consulting, our association management team members are keeping abreast of global news and updates from official...

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Canadian chapter conference

Renee Levine participating with industry colleague Serge Micheli on a panel at the Association Management Companies Institute – Canadian chapter conference January 23, 2019.

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30th ANNIVERSARY!

  This is Base Consulting’s 30th anniversary!  It has been an exhilarating whirlwind. We joke that there is never a quiet time of year except for Christmas, when we can take a break and be fairly confident that our clients and partners will do the same.  ...

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Strategic Partnership Announcement

We are thrilled to announce that Ruth Abrahamson is an Alliance Partner with Arlington Partners International. Arlington Partners is a premier management consulting firm that specializes in exceptional Board, CEO, Legal and Senior Executive Search, Talent Management...

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Ruth Abrahamson is featured by AMCI

Ruth Abrahamson is featured by AMCI (Association Management Companies Institute) in their “Member Spotlight”. We are proud to be active members of this industry association, sharing best practices, information, education and standards with fellow association leaders...

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Long-time Base Consulting Office Manager retires!

Nina Freitas started to warn us of her impending retirement a few years ago!   Our long-time Office Manager has been such an integral part of our team and has helped guide us and grow us to where we are today, that we couldn’t quite get our heads around this news.  ...

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Global Trends Impacting Associations and AMCs

Ruth Abrahamson thanked Keynote Speaker Glen Hodgson, Senior Fellow & Former Chief Economist Conference Board of Canada, who spoke on Global Trends Impacting Associations and AMCs: The State of the World at the Association Management Companies Institute (AMCI) and...

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Starting the conversation on Human Trafficking

The Base Consulting team is proud to be engaged with trailblazer Sandy Biback and multiple other events industry colleagues in opening a forthright conversation about human trafficking.  Follow the link below for an update on a very important first step in starting to...

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Announcing the new Base Consulting website!

Base Consulting and Management Inc. is pleased to reveal our newly updated website. We encourage you to visit us at www.baseconsulting.ca.  . Our new website is more agile, interactive, and easier to navigate on your computer, tablet and mobile devices. We’re quite...

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Volunteerism and Transparency

Some thoughts for Volunteer Week: Can we be more transparent about the rewards for volunteering in the not-for-profit sector? Most not-for-profit associations could not accomplish a fraction of what they do without the major contributions of their volunteers/members....

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Ruth Abrahamson and Emma Roberts Share Virtual Work Expertise

The Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE) Trillium Chapter recently turned to Base Consulting and Management’s Ruth Abrahamson and Emma Roberts for their insight on the virtual operation of international associations for its Forum newsletter. The following...

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