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NEW YORK, NY (March 27, 2015) – Kellen Company, a global leader in association services, participated in the American Society for Association Executives (ASAE) 2015 Great Ideas Asia-Pacific, ASAE’s first conference outside of North America.  Dani Kolb, Manager, Kellen Europe and Steven Basart...
NEW YORK (February 5, 2015)—Arianna Huffington has been secured as the keynote speaker for the second annual Associations: 2020 and Beyond conference to be held in New York City on June 4, 2015.  This intimate event brings together top association leaders, executives and renowned speakers to...
NEW YORK (January 22, 2015) – Kellen Company, a global leader in association services, concluded its 50th year of service in December with commemorative events in each of its seven offices around the world and launched into 2015 by announcing the acquisition of The Sherwood Group in Chicago,...
Beijing, China (January 12, 2015) – The Methanol Institute (MI), a global trade association for the methanol industry, announced further expansion of its long-term partnership with Kellen Company, a global association management firm. Kellen’s Brussels office is already providing services for the...
ATLANTA, GA (January 8, 2015) - Kellen Company, the global leader in association management and communications, has acquired The Sherwood Group, Inc., a Chicago-based association management firm specializing in health, science, technology and business fields.  This combination creates a new...
ATLANTA & NEW YORK (December 8, 2014) – Kellen Company, a global leader in association services and communications, has announced the promotions of executives Debra Berliner, Joan Cear, Phelps Hope, Travis Rush and Bonnie Sonnenschein. “These individuals continue to demonstrate the high...
NEW YORK, NY, August 13, 2014 - Kellen Company, a global leader in association services, conference planning, communications, regulatory issues and public affairs has been retained by the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) for full-service management.  ASJA will be...
NEW YORK, NY, July 10, 2014 – The New York Society of Association Executives (NYSAE) has elected Kellen Company vice president Holly Koenig to serve on its Board of Directors.  Koenig is a veteran association management executive with nearly three decades of experience leading complex...
Study Finds European Associations are More Strategic, American Organizations are More Mobile-Friendly and Overall Majority Say Social Media is a Worthwhile Investment NEW YORK, NY AND BRUSSELS, BE (July 2, 2014) -- Kellen, the global leader in association services and communications, today released...
ATLANTA (June 18, 2014) - Phelps Hope, CMP, vice president, meetings & expositions, Kellen Company, has received the Global Executive of the Year Award from the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA).  Hope won the annual award for his vision, commitment and passion for the...
CHICAGO (June 18, 2014) – The National Barbecue Association (NBBQA), the organization dedicated to supporting the barbecue industry and the people who love it, has chosen the global leader in association management, Kellen Company, for full-service association management. "Interest in...
ATLANTA (May 28, 2014) – In an annual survey of public relations firms conducted by Atlanta Business Chronicle, Kellen Communications was ranked among the top five largest agencies in Atlanta – moving up from the ninth position last year. “Significant growth in our service...
NEW YORK (May 15, 2014) — Kellen Company, the global leader in association management, announced today the appointment of Kathleen Brown, M.P.A., CAE, to the position of national program director. Brown’s primary role will be to develop, manage and implement all national...
NEW YORK (May 1, 2014) – The Custom Content Council (CCC), North America’s leading organization for content marketing, has selected the global leader in association management, Kellen Company, for full-service management to help lead and grow the Council. CCC is the association for...
CHICAGO (April 16, 2014) - The Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC), the foremost professional society for interior design education, has chosen the global leader in association management, Kellen Company, to provide full-service management to the Council. IDEC selected Kellen Company for its...
Brussels, Belgium (March 17th, 2014) – Kellen Company has acquired AGEP Association Management, joining it with Kellen Europe to create the largest management firm for food industry associations in the European Union (EU). These two leading, Brussels-based Association Management Companies...
ATLANTA (March 7, 2014) - Kellen Communications, a full-service public relations, public affairs and digital agency, announced today that Jared Degnan has joined the company as director, digital strategy.  Degnan will be based in the agency’s Atlanta office where he will oversee digital...
Ron Insana of CNBC to provide tailored economic outlook for associations NEW YORK (March  5, 2014) — Kellen Company, the global leader in association services, conference planning and communications, announces Associations: 2020 and Beyond, a conference for trade association...
Kellen’s New Denver-Based Team Bolsters Company’s Medical and Scientific Sectors ATLANTA, GA (February 3, 2014) — Kellen Company, the global leader in association management and communications, has acquired Resource Center for Associations (RCA), a Denver-based association...
WASHINGTON D.C., (December 13, 2013) -- Over 60 representatives of U.S.-based associations received insights on the emerging Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) during “Europe Today” at the ASAE Conference Center in Washington D.C. The annual European Union (EU)...
NEW YORK (June 5, 2013) – Significant growth in social media and digital development programs led the way for Kellen Communications to be ranked among the top ten largest public relations agencies in Atlanta, according the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Kellen Communications is the public...
NEW YORK (June 3, 2013) – The Executives’ Association of New York City (EANYC), the Metropolitan area’s largest independent business networking organization, has chosen Kellen Company to provide association management services. Kellen Company will provide strategic counsel to...
NEW YORK, NY  (May 2, 2013) — Cosmopolitan magazine editor-in-chief Joanna Coles, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group chairman Bonnie Hammer and co-executive editor of tech and media website AllThingsD.com Kara Swisher were just a few of the seven high-profile media and...
NEW YORK, NY  (April 23, 2013) —Meredith Taylor, an assistant account executive at international association management and professional services company Kellen Company, was awarded the prestigious New Star Award from the New York Society of Association Executives (NYSAE) at...
Chicago, Illinois (April 15th, 2013) —The Association Forum of Chicagoland and Kellen Company will host Europe Today on Thursday April 18th, 2013 at the Association Forum of Chicagoland, 10 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 800 Chicago, IL 60606. Europe Today is designed for association executives...