Onboarding New Staff: Lessons From AMC Leaders

A Virtual Lunch Session Lighthouse Consulting will be moderating a panel on onboarding new staff. If your association management company is hiring; if you’re looking for ideas for improving your onboarding process; or if you’re just interested in learning what other Association Management Companies (AMCs) are doing, join us on Thursday, November 9th, 2017 for this […]



The biennial Sail America Industry Conference (SAIC) wrapped up a productive two days in Milwaukee last week, leaving over one hundred attendees excited about the industry and engaged with each other. “With sailing, learning, brainstorming, and laughing, what was the best part of the Sail America Industry Conference?” asked Jim Abel, Regional Vice President, West […]


We are looking for a program assistant to join our team.

Individual will work on a dynamic team to support the day to day operations of several client trade associations.  The individual must possess a strong administrative aptitude, organizational and logistical capabilities and excellent customer service and response skills. Individual must be a clear thinker and have the interpersonal skills that are required to be successful […]


Lighthouse AMC hiring event coordinator

We are hiring for a full time Event Coordinator. This person will be responsible for co-coordinating a range of events including industry trade shows, networking events, and training programs. Coordination includes venue management, organizing content, budget management, day-to-day task management and overall leadership.  We are an association management company based in Warren, RI that delivers […]


Work planning: a critical component for associations

Working planning is an integral part of the Lighthouse Association Management approach to partnering.   So many times we have found associations conducting their business without an annual work plan- no road map to measure progress or success.  No agreed upon priorities or thoughtful allocation of tasks against capacity.   The Lighthouse team uses work plans as […]


Lighthouse successfully delivers boat show for Sail America

The Lighthouse Association Management team working with a great external group of contractors, delivered another successful boat show for client Sail America: Strictly Sail Pacific 15 (Strictlysailpacific.com).   This annual event is the largest sail boat show on the West Coast, drawing a national audience to Oakland, California. It showcases Sail America’s members who represent the leading […]


LighthouseAMC works with client to deliver west coast boat show

LighthouseAMC’s client Sail America is preparing for its annual Strictly Sail Pacific boat show in Oakland, CA.   Lighthouse staff along with a team of key contractors are tasked with developing, marketing and delivering this show, which is the largest and only all sail boat show on the West Coast.  Lighthouse team is providing overall leadership, […]


Lighthouse AMC hiring

We are looking for a marketing and communications associate to join our team in Warren, RI.   This individual will work on a dynamic team to:  (1) Develop event/sales marketing and communications plans with team leaders and then being responsible for their implementation; (2) Create and write successful marketing and PR pieces (i.e., press release, email […]


Lighthouse staff facilitating two management schools simultaneously.

Lighthouse staff are faciliting an Advanced and Intermediate Marina Management school for its Marina Association client this week. These schools are running simultaneously in the same location, creating an opportunity for participants –16 in the Advanced and 25 in the Intermediate– to network across the schools. Lighthouse’s management capacity is deep and diverse enough to […]


Lighthouse Association Management Successfully Delivers Annual Conference and Trade Show for Client.

LighthouseAMC’s client, The Association of Marina Industries (AMI) is the producer of the world’s leading marina and boatyard conference. The annual International Marina and Boatyard Conference (IMBC) took place January 28-30, 2015 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, FL. This year, IMBC was the largest and most successful show LighthouseAMC and AMI have seen […]


IMBC Updates

Sail America Updates

Strictly Sail Pacific Updates