Blending Resources: Association mergers and partnerships

Elements of a Successful Merger
By Jerry Matthews

Recessions force associations to cut costs, change philosophies, or alter their structures to stay afloat. Often this means acquiring, merging, or cooperating with other companies to remain viable.
• Why We Merged: AE Survey Results
• REALTOR® Association Mergers: 2000–2010
• Alternatives to Mergers
• Three Issues That Can Derail a Merger

AEC Chair Report
I have realistic optimism.
By Steve Francks

Breifing: REALTOR® association news, events, people, and programs.
By Carolyn Schwaar

From the Field
Benefits of sharing
By Alice Martin

Never hide a merger
By Melynn Sight

Your Career
Curb merger job stress.
By Leonard Pfeiffer

Law & Policy
Essential merger docs
By Laurie Janik

HR Connection
Who stays, who goes?
By Donna Garcia

Hire speakers with spark
By Stephanie Maertens

Small Board
Bigger isn’t always better
By Carolyn Schwaar

AE Profile
Teresa King Kinney, CEO of the Miami Association of REALTORS®.