Industry Associations

Industry Associations

  • Allocate your limited resources effectively to the services, programs, and activities that have the greatest impact on your members by using our impact assessment methodology to benchmark your organization and make year-over-year, peer-to-peer, or actual-to-targeted impact comparisons.

  • Inform your decision making process through actionable recommendations specifically tailored to your association, and deeply rooted in best practices.

  • Increase membership by demonstrating the positive impact you are having on current members.

  • Demonstrate your commitment to continuous improvement to your membership and stakeholders by soliciting feedback on your impact through recurring use of our easy to use program evaluation survey questions.

  • Communicate your impact and showcase the effectiveness of your services to your members and stakeholders by leveraging our assessments in your external communications.

  • Gain a deeper understanding of your impact and learn how your activities and services align with your association’s mandate by using our logic model approach.

  • Identify areas for improvement by monitoring your programs and services regularly with our impact assessments designed specifically for your annual review cycle.

  • Justify membership fees by leveraging our assessments to provide evidence of impact and proof of your efficient allocation of funds to member services.


    Using Statistics Canada data, Dr. Margaret Dalziel, VP Research, The Evidence Network, reports that industry associations are more frequently cited as collaborators of innovative firms than either federal government research institutes or universities.