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About AC Forum

What is AC Forum?
The Associations Conference Forum (AC Forum) is Europe’s only networking platform established exclusively for and by associations with salaried staff and organising congresses in-house.

AC Forum provides a platform for exchange of knowledge, expertise and experiences amongst association peers facing comparable challenges in the association and congress industry.

Most members stem from the health field, but membership is open to associations in various disciplines.

Aims & Objectives
The aim of AC Forum is to advance association leadership and congress management. It provides its members with a variety of opportunities to network and exchange experiences in environments that are confidential, trusting and free from commercial influence. All activities are led by members.

The AC Forum utilises the expertise from among its members, and external experts, to deliver quality, cost-effective, needs-led educational offerings that support both association and congress leadership, management and innovation.

The AC Forum is well governed and financially stable, ensuring it is fit for purpose, and its members feel included and valued.

What does AC Forum do?
AC Forum provides its members with a number of platforms to exchange knowledge, expertise and experiences with peers.

  • Annual Meeting: yearly meeting with general educational programme focused on developments in association management and congress organisation.
  •  Workshops: targeted, small-scale meetings on a specific topic aimed at in depth discussion.
  • Taskforces: expert groups established to work on key issues
  • Website: online member community for the discussion of member questions related to association management and congress organisation.


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In this resources library, you can find the AC Forum by-laws.
Item Name Posted By Date Posted
By-Laws PDF (122.92 KB) Administration 28/02/2020
AC Forum Secretariat

Finola Quinn
T: +353 51644040

Registered Address

AC Forum
c/o Herbst Kinsky Rechtsanwälte GmbH
Dr. Karl Lueger-Platz 5
A-1010 Wien

Corresponding Address

AC Forum
c/o Finola Quinn
Co Kilkenny
E32 H729