The Association Turnaround of the Year Award™ will be presented to an association that was in crisis or on the brink of closing down and successfully turned itself around in recent years. Associations nominating for an award may also enter other awards.

The Award will be presented ONLINE at the National Conference on 14-16 December 2020. Shortlisted candidates will be notified in advance and are expected to have an appropriate representative during the conference should they need to accept the award.

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* Please explain in 800 words or less how the association improved its performance or situation in recent years, including statistics or data where relevant. Suggested points to cover may include:
  • What changes have been made to the association’s mission or strategic plan that enabled the turnaround to occur?
  • What improvements have been made to the association’s governance structure or processes?
  • How has the association grown or improved financially? What is the financial equity (from the balance sheet) as stated on the most recent audited financial statement and how does this compare to recent years?
  • How has membership growth, retention or engagement improved?
  • What advancements have been made in the development and delivery of education and events?
  • What improvements have been made in the association’s policy and advocacy work? What key outcomes have been achieved as a result?
  • Has public and sector awareness of the cause, industry or profession increased? How was this achieved?
  • What advancements have been to the association’s communications strategy?
  • What changes have been made to products and services?
  • What improvements have been made to the leadership and staffing of the association? What improvements have been made to the culture of the organisation?
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