Washington, DC (March 10, 2017) – Association Media & Publishing (AM&P), the premier membership organization serving the needs of association publishers, business operation executives, communications professionals, designers, and content generators, has selected Kellen, a global leader in association services and communications, for full-service management.
Kellen account executive Meredith Taylor will serve as AM&P executive director leading a staff headquartered in Washington, DC. Taylor will work with volunteer leaders and Kellen senior management to help enhance resources and programs for members as well as expand the group nationally, extending and reinforcing its position as the leading organization for association media. AM&P selected Kellen specifically for the company’s proven track record in growing organizations through innovation, superior management and quality service as well as its keen understanding of the media industry.
“For many reasons, including the company’s deep expertise in association communications, we are very excited to have partnered with Kellen,” said AM&P president John Falcioni. “Kellen’s significant breadth of services provides us with strong levels of support, and we look forward to steady growth and a mutually rewarding long-term relationship. AM&P is committed to providing insight, information and connections to the association media community and we look forward to expanding our reach with Kellen.”
With offices in key markets around the U.S., Kellen will help increase the footprint of DC-based AM&P and provide added value to members. As AM&P continues to serve as a resource for members navigating the media space, Kellen will work to enable high quality and cutting-edge programming for this ever-evolving industry.
“We are delighted to be given the opportunity to work with AM&P, advocating for the progress of such highly valued communicators,” said Peter Rush, chief executive officer of Kellen. “The members of AM&P represent some of the most respected associations in the world and it is an honor to be chosen by them as the best management company for their needs. We look forward to leveraging our expertise in both the association and media industries to deliver new opportunities, enhance member value and help write a new chapter of success.”
Kellen is a global management and communications company serving more than 105 trade associations, professional societies and charitable organizations representing over 10,000 companies and 100,000 professionals worldwide. We specialize in management, communications, digital strategy, regulatory affairs, meetings and events, and consulting across a diverse range of industries. Founded in 1964 and charter-accredited through the AMC Institute, Kellen has offices in Atlanta, Beijing, Brussels, Chicago, Denver, Kansas City, New York City and Washington, D.C.
Association Media & Publishing (AM&P) is the premier membership organization serving the needs of association publishers, business operation executives, communications professionals, designers, and content generators and the media they create. From websites to blogs to magazines to mobile platforms, Association Media & Publishing:
- Provides insight, information and connections for the association media community.
- Delivers practical actionable information to increase members’ effectiveness in their jobs. Also, provides research and tools relevant to association media professionals.
- Leads innovative approaches in community building: social media and in-person learning opportunities, for example.
- Hosts the preeminent recognition event of industry via the EXCEL Awards and individual best practices via the publications review program.
- Provides career advancement opportunities through an online career center, networking opportunities and lifelong learning experiences.
Alexandra Smith Ozerkis