San Francisco Association Management Services

What We Do


At SFAMS, we ensure that our partners have the infrastructure and management support they need to successfully fulfill their missions.


Executive Management

  • Designated Executive acts as liaison and point of contact for your association’s officials

  • Oversees the managers and your implementation team

Governance Support

  • Assists with implementation of Board actions, policies and directives to advance your goals and objectives

  • Compiles and distributes meeting agendas, reports and minutes

  • Coordinates voting processes

  • Provides staff support for committees


Meeting Management

  • Manages site selection and hotel contract negotiations

  • Supports program development

  • Guides grant requests and sponsorship processes

  • Manages all facets of registration


Membership Management

  • Designs and implements membership recruitment and retention campaigns and dues collection

  • Creates and maintains member database 

  • Coordinates production of membership directory 

  • Prepares regular membership statistical reports and analyzes results

  • Designs and implements membership recruitment and retention campaigns and dues collection


Financial Management

  • Develops and implements comprehensive controls following documented best practices

  • Develops budgets

  • Processes receivables and payables

    Produces and analyzes monthly financial statements

Marketing Strategy & Communications

  • Develops strategies, tools, communications and website to promote association programs, products and services

  • Produces print and digital newsletters, surveys, organizational communications and conference materials

  • Maintains media, industry and organizational contact listings

  • Manages production and distribution of society journals


SFAMS: Your Best Choice


Since 1986, SFAMS has provided association management services to non-profit professional and trade associations.  SFAMS has earned and maintained accreditation from the Association Management Company (AMC) Institute since 2010. Of the more than 600 AMCs worldwide, only an exclusive group have achieved this honor by demonstrating their commitment and ability to consistently deliver the highest level of services to their association and not for-profit clients.

SFAMS also supports their partners by maintaining an International Association of Travel Agents Network (IATAN) accreditation.

By achieving AMC Institute Accreditation and IATAN Accreditation, SFAMS demonstrates their ability to help associations and not-for-profits around the world meet their goals.