Association Forum of Chicagoland Selects Avectra’s netFORUM Enterprise Association Management Software

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The “association of associations” partners with Avectra to advance the professional practice of association management

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Avectra has a good history of working in the association software business with clients of similar type and size to ours.

Chicago -- Avectra, the industry’s innovator for association management software (AMS), today announced that the Association Forum of Chicagoland recently selected Avectra’s netFORUM Enterprise as its membership management solution.

As the “association of associations” serving 47,000 Chicagoland association professionals and representing nearly 1,500 membership organizations, the Association Forum provides an array of educational and networking opportunities to advance the professional practice of association management.

The Association Forum sought a user-friendly AMS solution that would help the organization streamline internal processes, track revenues and expenses, and effectively target market across its diverse customer base.

“Avectra has a good history of working in the association software business with clients of similar type and size to ours,” said Keith Bura, CPA, CAE, the Association Forum’s chief financial and operating officer. “netFORUM had most of the features we were looking for, plus the support to meet our needs.”

Avectra's netFORUM Enterprise is the member industry's most technologically advanced solution, serving the complex needs of member-based organizations with unmatched flexibility and speed. With more than 30 modules designed for complete association management, from e-Commerce to e-Marketing and content management, netFORUM Enterprise streamlines processes to help today’s progressive associations engage members, plan and execute events, manage award and accreditation programs, and more with ease.

“We’re proud to offer the industry standard in Web-based association management software, and are so pleased to partner with the Association Forum to meet their membership management needs, both now and into the future,” said Richard Davis, Avectra’s chief executive officer.

For more information about netFORUM Enterprise, please contact Colleen McGarry, managing director of Avectra’s Chicago office, at cmcgarry(at)avectra(dot)com or Jane Birkenbeuel, senior account executive, at jbirkenbeuel(at)avectra(dot)com.

For more information about netFORUM Enterprise or to sign up for a free online demonstration, visit

About netFORUM Enterprise

netFORUM Enterprise is Avectra’s hosted, enterprise level association management that delivers advanced association management tools and the ability to be customized to meet the most complex business needs – all while remaining on the upgrade path.

With more than 30 modules designed for complete association management and Avectra’s on demand SaaS (software-as-a-service) model, netFORUM Enterprise is accessible at any time, from anywhere. And clients can rest assured knowing that their data is safe, as all Avectra solutions run in a secure, world-class hosting facility with complete system redundancy, fail-safe power systems and full database backup.

About Avectra

For the last 16 years, Avectra has been translating our clients’ needs into market-leading association management software – whether our clients serve members by the hundreds or hundreds of thousands. Our 100% Web-based technology integrates data with business processes and then automates it, so our clients can engage members, provide access to all of their resources and get more done. Each of our three solutions is continually refined by the user community, ensuring that we have the features our clients need to run their businesses and lead their industries. And with ongoing, automatic upgrades that won’t disrupt service or cost an extra dime, we always keep our clients current with the latest technology. Avectra is headquartered in McLean, Va., and has a regional office in Chicago.

To explore the netFORUM family of products, please visit, or call 800-858-8272.


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