Aiming Higher Together

Trust and open communication are the foundation for AMPED’s client partnerships. Truly becoming part of every team we support is the key to our success.

Full-Service Management

AMPED provides full-service management for the following partners, including HQ and staffing (Executive Director, finance, meeting coordination, membership, marketing, etc.)

APTA Academy of Leadership and Innovation

APTA Academy of Leadership and Innovation is a professional association for physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students and a specialty component of the American Physical Therapy Association. With 2,400 members, their mission is to promote health equity and value in healthcare through best practices in advocacy, leadership, and innovation.

APTA Geriatrics

  • Doubled webinar registrants, and tripled webinar revenue in first year, vs. year prior
  • In first year, the Academy’s published Journal impact factor increased 48.7%
  • Implemented new branding throughout digital and print content
  • Transitioned and oriented leadership body into a high-functioning, strategic governing board
  • Transitioned printed member magazine into an electronic, interactive digital magazine

APTA Pediatrics

The Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy (APTA Pediatrics) joined AMPED in March 2024. APTA Pediatrics is a specialty section of the American Physical Therapy Association and home to almost 6,000 physical therapist, physical therapist assistant, student, and partner members who serve families and children from pre-term infants to teenagers and even those with developmental disabilities who are entering adulthood.

American Academy of Anesthesiologist Assistants (AAAA)

  • Successfully pivoted and planned a virtual meeting for 700+ attendees after the Annual Meeting was canceled in early 2020
  • Improved operations and processes to increase efficiency, including board governance software, website improvements, new reporting and financial management structure
  • Turned around financials from deficit budget to break-even in less than one year
  • Supporting the lobbying efforts of the organization, focusing on 50-state practice expansion
  • Created a new strategic plan with clear tactics and strategies to achieve those outcomes over a three-year period

American Wire Producers Association (AWPA)

The AWPA is the leading voice of the ferrous wire and wire products industry in North America. AWPA members include wire producers located in the United States, Canada and Mexico, manufacturers and distributors of wire rod, and suppliers of machinery, dies, and equipment to the wire industry.

Americas Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ACTRIMS)

  • Successfully transitioned international joint citywide meeting to a virtual format due to the pandemic with 8,265 attendees from 100 countries. Guided the cancellation process of in-person components exceeding the virtual meeting budget with a net income of over $2MM.
  • Managed the 2014 city-wide international triennial meeting with a record-breaking 8,806 attendees from 92 countries: 1,563 abstracts, 14 teaching courses, 11 satellite symposia and 3.5 days of general sessions with 206 speakers, 1,003 posters and 50 exhibitors
  • Managed the 2020 virtual international triennial meeting with 8,265 attendees from 100 countries
  • Doubled sponsorship goal of $2MM by raising $4MM in sponsorships
  • Launched stand-alone abstract-driven meeting with 1,200 attendees, over 300 abstracts, invited sessions, exhibits, sponsorships, and networking
  • Piloted two programs which are now annual events designated for young investigators, researchers and trainees to support their growth in the MS field
  • Launched fellowship webinar series

AMPED also provides headquarters and full management services for the following affiliated groups:

Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP)

  • From 2022-2024, increased number of total active individuals by 34% and paid membership by 21%
  • Developed key performance indicators (KPIs) to help manage volunteer engagement
  • Beat the 5-year average for CONNECT and SHIFT conference evaluations with ratings of 4.7/5 or higher for the past 2 years
  • Increased sponsorship sales by 60% from 2022-2024
  • Updated the online Equipment Management Specialist (EMS) course which resulted in an increase in average monthly registration from 8 to 22
  • Launched the Heavy Equipment Comparator Benchmark product, in collaboration with the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA)

Fantasy Sports & Gaming Association (FSGA)

  • Coordination of two conferences (Summer and Winter) for more than 200 attendees each
  • Turned around financials from a deficit budget to a positive bottom line in less than six months
  • Revamped membership structure, resulting in a 20% increase in retention the first year
  • Implemented new association management database to streamline member operations and finances.
  • Led Association through a reincorporation to Delaware and a name change to welcome new members in a growing sports betting industry
  • Increased conference sponsorship by 55% over a year and a half (2023 to 2024)

Ingold Family Foundation

The Ingold Family Foundation's mission to empower student athletes. The Foundation is dedicated to equipping student athletes to overcome barriers, unlock their full potential, and pursue opportunities with confidence, ensuring a brighter future for themselves and their communities.

Leadership California

  • Added a silent auction and text-to-give program, replacing typical in-person fundraiser event
  • Streamlined operations through automating forms, applications and speaker management
  • Created a new marketing and communications plan and increased social media efforts
  • Overhauled current database system to ensure accurate and easy-to-use data
  • Created and implemented an alumnae membership program highlighting past participants

NIBA - The Belting Association

  • In 2024, NIBA Annual Convention set new marks for total registration (697) and number of countries represented (16)
  • For each of the past 2 years, we have achieved a 96% or better retention rate while also prospecting for new members
  • Developed key performance indicators (KPIs) to help manage volunteer engagement
  • Increased sponsorship sales by 101% and exhibit sales by 48% from 2021-2024
  • Implemented a learning management system and online certificate courses with single sign-on to increase member value.
  • Implemented a new leadership development course called the NIBA M.B.A. (Master Business Academy)

National Air Filtration Association (NAFA)

  • Implemented online member database, allowing members to instantly pay dues and fees, update contact information, register for events and effectively communicate with the association
  • Developed and implemented a member retention, growth and marketing strategy along with a public relations plan
  • Manage certification programs for Certified Air Filtration Specialist (CAFS), NAFA Certified Technician Level 1 (NCT I) and NAFA Certified Technician Level 2 (NCT II) including exams

Women In Trucking Foundation

  • Upgraded financial reporting from cash to accrual to be in line with GAAP
  • Grew the fund balance for scholarship availability by over 140%
  • Automated several processes, including recurring donations
  • Increased visibility with consistent social media posts: Twitter 5%, Facebook 125%, LinkedIn 938%
  • Formed partnerships with annual donors

Women in Government Relations (WGR)

  • Launched a 3-day virtual Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit during a pandemic, attracting over 250 government relations professionals and surpassing budget expectations
  • Pivoted from in person to virtual events attracting over 5,000 attendees over the course of a year and expanding the reach of the organization's membership
  • Exceeded organizational fundraising goal for the year in the first 7 months
  • Orchestrated the purchase of an annual conference and pivoted to a virtual experience outperforming budgeted goal by 4x
  • Contributed $100,000 to reserves, meeting a goal of half of the organization's budget in reserves

Integrated Services

These stand-alone associations benefit from AMPED's expertise in areas like marketing, meeting planning, and accounting services.

State Government Affairs Council (SGAC)

The SGAC is the premier national association for multi-state government affairs professionals, providing opportunities for networking and professional development. The organization champions professional and ethical standards in government relations. AMPED provides leadership in finance-related matters.

United Motorcoach Association (UMA)

The UMA serves to help the private motorcoach industry be successful and give UMA members the competitive edge. They protect and promote the interests and welfare of privately owned common carriers of passengers by motorcoach. AMPED works closely with the UMA President & CEO to provide financial management leadership. AMPED is also guiding UMA through a strategic operational assessment and leading the strategy and development of UMA's 2020 Virtual Sales Summit.

Consulting and Strategic Planning

The following associations turn to AMPED for our strategic planning and consulting services.

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