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Bostrom’s Got A Brand New Brand!

I’m excited to announce the next chapter of growth for our company with our new brand. While we have a new look and feel, we will continue to have the same team and commitment to you, in providing superior management and outsourcing services as we have since our...

Bostrom Profile: Kristina Wolford

Kristi joined the Bostrom team as a Program Manager in January 2016. She works with the International Biometric Society (IBS) and the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB). Her primary responsibility is client satisfaction and retention...

Collaboration a Top Meeting Planning Trend for 2018

By Mark Cooper, CEO, IACC* (*IACC is one of Bostrom’s outsourcing clients) IACC recently released a report on its 2018 “Meeting Room of the FutureTM” study, highlighting how global venue operators, industry experts, and suppliers are responding to the changing needs...

Top 10 Social Media Tools/Tips for Associations

By Catherine Wilson, Content Marketing Manager, cwilson@bostrom.com These are the tools I “can’t live without” right now! As my list keeps growing, I find that these tools are consistently solid. Google Analytics – If you have not put your website on Google Analytics,...

Understanding GDPR and Data Privacy

Community Brands’ content repurposed with permission With additional content provided by Rob Gates, Bostrom Business Analyst Most organizations have, by now, heard of the European Union’s regulation regarding data privacy, the General Data Protection Regulation, or...

Culture: Newly Defined and More Important Than Ever

Ken Monroe Chairman & CEO, Bostrom kmonroe@bostrom.com Much attention has been paid in recent years to the concept of corporate culture. There is a growing recognition that sound strategies and good nuts-and-bolts operational plans can put associations on track to...

Agility and Synergy – Keys to Success In Uncertainty

Ken Monroe Chairman & CEO, Bostrom kmonroe@bostrom.com   As a leading professional services firm specializing in full-service management, outsourcing, and consulting, Bostrom is fully aware of the dynamic nature of today’s environment that all non-profit...

Bostrom Honors P. Lesser

In recognition of his longstanding contributions to clients and to the association community, Bostrom, in conjunction with the Association Forum, created the Philip Lesser, PhD, CAE, Education Fund to honor Dr. Lesser on the occasion of his retirement. A 24-year...

AAAM on the Road to Success

After maintaining its own staff for 60 years, in October 2015, the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine (AAAM) determined it required an infusion of new thinking to achieve its growth plan. That’s when it turned to Bostrom. One year later, in October...

Bostrom Adds, Promotes Team Members

“Our agile approach to association management is yielding positive outcomes for our clients and fueling our ability to add new talent to our teams in both offices,” said Randy Lindner, CAE, president, Bostrom. CHICAGO OFFICE After joining Bostrom in 2013, Katie Keel,...

Bostrom Profile: Mik Bauer

SOLUTiONS: Tell us about your career path at Bostrom. MB: I left Caribou Coffee Company in 2011 as the industry certification trainer and began an entry level position as an Associate with Bostrom. I began helping out where I could. If that meant working receptions,...