AEA - The Association Education Alliance, LLC
Formed in 1991 by five wholesale-distributor trade associations; PTDA, AHTD, EASA, FPDA and NAHAD, AEA has 40+ trade association members. The top executives from each of these associations meet biannually to work toward meeting the objectives of AEA.
The vision of the Association Education Alliance is to ensure non-profit associations anticipate and suitably meet the challenges facing their members, through educational opportunities, new programs and services, and valuable networking experiences.
Through collaboration, AEA develops and supports relevant, quality and affordable programs for its member associations and promotes a culture of open communication and sharing to strengthen collaboration and drive results.
- Continually enhance industry education and training through the University of Innovative Distribution to ensure it retains its reputation as cutting edge and a must-attend” program;
- Ensure its communications and in-person meetings are informative and relevant to member needs;
- Provide new services and programs for its member associations that will benefit their constituencies;
- Create a collaboration culture that allows for and encourages the free flow of discussion and sharing.