Associations 3.0: Navigating the Future of Work

People speaking during the European Association Summit.

Friday 28/04/2023 |  14:00 - 15:30 | Brainstorming room

The Associations 3.0: Navigating the Future of Work workshop is a hands-on session that aims to explore and discuss the possible and desirable futures for associations considering current and emerging trends. The workshop will cover key topics that are important for associations, such as membership, partnership, sustainability, and a changing global context.

Participants will be invited to engage in interactive discussions and exercises designed to help them understand the potential impact of these trends on associations and their members. 

By the end of the workshop, participants will have gained insights action strategies. They will leave with a deeper understanding of how to navigate the changing landscape of association management and how to stay ahead of the curve in a rapidly evolving world of work.


  • Wouter Lox - Secretary General, European Fruit Juice Association (AIJN)

  • Martin Sirk - International Advisor, Global Association Hubs (Brussels, Dubai, Singapore, Washington DC)

  • Irina Varlan - Managing Director, GIGAEurope

  • Paul Walsh - Senior Member Services Manager, European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) 

Announcer: Lydia Pernal-Stoddart – EAS2023 NextGen Association Leader; Communications Manager, Council of European Top-Level Domain Registries (CENTR)