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Strategic

Planning

Each year, Celtic and the leadership of our associations engage in strategic planning to review programs, policies and finances. An annual plan and budget is presented to the Board of Directors, outlining new initiatives and budget projections. This thorough road map guides volunteer committees and management in executing programs, delivering tactics and reaching goals for growth.

General

Administration

Celtic is the personality of your association, providing the friendly face that responds to membership and engages them in association benefits. As the headquarters of your association, Celtic provides quality solutions that enhance members’ daily business needs from phone assistance to hosting meetings in our office. Celtic Associations has an AMC Accreditation from the AMC Institute. We are pleased to be recognized nationally as a leading Association Management company.

Accounting

&

Finance

Financial transparency is of the utmost importance. Our financial department manages budgeting, recording, receivables/payables and credit card processing, to provide clear reporting on a monthly basis. Celtic has a CPA on staff to handle finances and ensure best practices are administered for the day-to-day as well as yearly taxes, investments and corporate filings.

Governance/

Board

of Directors

Celtic is an experienced resource for leadership. The team manages administrative duties for the Board to ensure leadership can focus on the long range planning and success of the organization. We apply best practices to the governance of the associations through bylaws and a policy and procedure manual to ensure seamless transitions for both leadership and committee volunteers.

Continuing

Education

Celtic understands the importance of quality continuing education and has experience securing both accreditation and certification for members. We will work with association committee leaders to meet the needs of membership and administer the programs with flawless communication.

Marketing

Services

Celtic has in-house support services including advertising, branding, public relations, social, and creative available to create valuable programs for your members. Our integrated scope of services, can assist in promoting your association's brand relevance and increase new member acquisition.

Membership

Management

Celtic solidifies membership retention and creates new opportunities for networking and membership growth. Our staff is dedicated to making sure each individual contact with a member is timely and professional. The team is dedicated to protecting your brand through management of the association database and communication to members.

Conference &

Event Planning

Celtic manages every last detail of a meeting with experience in planning events ranging from 15 to over 2,000 attendees. Celtic works hand-in-hand with planning committees to create compelling educational content, ensuring attendance goals are achieved. On-site logistics, sponsor solicitation and site management provide the foundation for success.

Exhibit

Management

Successful exhibit opportunities increase the value of meetings and generate incremental income for the association. Celtic has experience managing complex exhibitions from solicitation and communication to onsite logistics and set up.

Digital Services

Our digital services can assist in software management for CRM selection, transition and maintenance to connect your membership. Services include web, IT and interactive programs.