What We Do
B&A works closely with volunteer boards to provide customized management solutions for large and small associations. Association management solutions can include backoffice admin support, board development and strategy, as well as office space, furnishings and equipment. Outsourced management allows volunteer boards to focus on the mission of their organizations, while serving as a resource on issues and strategy for not-for-profits.
- financial management
- data analysis
B&A has experience and expertise in pre-planning and onsite event management, from small meetings and seminars to academic conferences and large B2B tradeshows. Events are support from start to finish, with consultation on site selction, contract negotiations, exhibit/sponsorship sales, promotions and marketing, onsite execution, and post-event surveys and follow-ups.
- exhibitor/sponsor development
- educational program design
- experienced staff
- promotions and marketing
- contract negotiations
- onsite coordination and logistics
Education and Certification
B&A has unique expertise in developing and supporting certifying bodies. We work with subject matter experts to design certification and workforce development programs and identify areas of opportunity. Capabilities include in-house expertise; relationships with technology providers, psychometricians, and consultants; and proprietary systems for managing certification examinations.
- developing certification examinations
- administering examinations
- examination/item writing
- item analysis, psychometrics, statistics
- study materials (online and print)
- review courses
B&A brings over 60-years of experience working with associations and not-for-profits, along with an understanding of current industry trends. Strategic planning can help volunteer boards focus on most effectively serving their industries and organizations' missions effectively, while ensuring long-term strength and financial stability.
- board development
- growth strategies
- membership dues and financial models
- organizational structure
- additional strategic objectives
Digital and Print Communications
B&A works with print and digital media, from producing newsletters and marketing materials to professional reference materials and standards documents. In-house web design, graphic design and video editing can quickly support client needs, or B&A can work with third-party creative to implement organizations' branding across all their public assets.
- printed newsletters
- educational materials
- promotional materials
- email broadcasts
- custom web and email design
- social media
- graphic design and branding
- video editing
Data Analysis and Analytics
B&A can support the decisionmaking of volunteer boards through analysis of current and prospective membership, survey design and market research.
- custom reporting
- survey design and administration
- market research