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Top 4 tips to keep members engaged with your association
According to a recent Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report (2021), the key reason that association members let their memberships lapse is because of a lack of engagement on the association’s part. At the Dubai Association Conference earlier this year, we had a chance to connect with Ella Robertson McKay, Managing Director, One Young World, who spoke […] Read more >
Why join Dubai Association Centre?
Over 70 regional and international associations are licensed members of the Dubai Association Centre (DAC) at the time of drafting this article. Becoming a registered DAC member opens up myriad possibilities for your association including access to international markets, particularly in Asia, Africa and the Latin America regions, where we also have international offices set […] Read more >
Association Diaries: Lessons From The Pandemic (Part 2)
Last month we had an opportunity to connect with leaders and members of associations, who shared with us some of the key lessons they had gained collectively as an association from the pandemic. Below we’ve compiled some of the critical lessons learnt that we’ve heard being reiterated repeatedly. Adapt or perish: Every association we’ve spoken […] Read more >
Association Diaries: Lessons from the pandemic (Part 1)
History may well remember the 21st century as a time that witnessed unimaginable loss and economic turbulence, fueled by the COVID-19 pandemic. But if you were to carefully analyze and ponder upon how the world has changed owing to the pandemic in the last 2-3 years, it could also be interpreted as the world’s most […] Read more >
Dubai as a thriving association hub
From glamourous skyscrapers to its rugged mountains and pristine coastline; These are among the few reasons that the city of Dubai is looked upon as an incredible destination. But take a minute to look beyond the iconic buildings and natural beauty (and look beyond the superlatives of “world’s largest” and “world’s biggest”). You will learn […] Read more >
Dubai Association Conference 2022: Post-event report
Overview The third edition of the Dubai Association Conference was successfully organised on 21 February 2022 in the brand-new Dubai Exhibition Centre located on the Expo 2020 Dubai site. A total of 172 registered attendees from 14 countries, including 25 hosted association leaders from outside the Gulf region, attended an intensive full-day education programme on […] Read more >

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Why Join DAC?

They facilitated us to grow in an exponential way. Our hub in Dubai is the biggest worldwide because of the support we are having with DAC.

Khalid Ismail

Chairman, The Marketing Society Middle East

DAC allows associations to run their business in
a more stress-free 

Senthil Gopinath


They go beyond their call of duty to let associations know what's happening. We always leave enriched when we leave the DAC meetings.

Sanjay Duggal

Vice-President Business Development, Middle East and Africa Franchise Association