Membership FAQs

Q: What is the World Administrators Alliance?

A: The WA-Alliance is a non-profit trade association, representing Administrative Associations, Networks, Professionals and Industry Partners across the globe. Kindly follow this link for more information.

Q: What are the objectives of the WA-Alliance?

A: The aims of the WA-Alliance are to guide, influence, develop and elevate the administrative profession. With the support of Administrative Associations and Networks around the world, the WA-Alliance will build a global community to enable Administrative Professionals the world over to speak with one voice. Kindly follow this link for more information.

Q: Who are the leaders of the WA-Alliance?

A: You can find the members of the WA-Alliance Interim Council at this link.

Q: What is the difference between the World Administrators Alliance and the World Administrators Summit?

A: The WA-Alliance is an trade association which represents Administrative Associations, Networks, Professionals, and Industry Partners, while the World Administrators Summit (WAS) is a bi-annual global meeting of administrative and office professionals and their associations, committed to its purpose of guiding, influencing and positively developing the profession. The WA-Alliance is responsible for the WA-Summit.

Q: Who can join the WA-Alliance?

A: Administrative Professionals Associations and Networks from around the World, Individual Administrative Professionals who (yet) have no Association or Network in their country, Business Partners (All those affiliated to the development of the Administrative Profession, e.g. Trainers, Training Companies, Educational Institutes, Publishers, Professional Development Organizations).

Q: Can I join as an individual if there is already an Association or Network in my Country.

A: No. We are a trade association representing Administrative Professionals’ Associations and Networks. We advise you to join an Association or Network in your country whose aims and vision speak to you. If that Association/Network becomes a member of the WA-Alliance, you can volunteer to become involved in the WA-Alliance or ask to be a Delegate at the WA-Summit.

Q: Is there a membership fee?

A: Yes, there is an annual membership fee of US$ 149,- for Associations and Business Partners. Individuals as described above pay US$ 49,-. The fee is pro-rated from the month that membership starts. Renewals begin in January.

Q: Is this the only funding model for the WA-Alliance?

A: The WA-Alliance is a non-profit, voluntary organization, so the funding comes from membership fees and from sponsorship. Business Partners choosing to do so can be featured on our website with their logo, business description and link to their website for an extra US$ 99,-

Q: How can I become a sponsor of the WA-Alliance?

A: Please see our Partnership page.

Q: How can I follow the activities of the WA-Alliance and WA-Summit on Social Media?

A: To follow us, please see these links: LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube.

Q: How can I communicate with the Council members of the WA-Alliance?

A: Go to the Home page and fill in the Contact Us segment at the bottom.

Q: Where can I find more information about Associations & Networks in my country?

A: Follow this link [to come].

Q: How can I share information from my Association/Network with the WA-Alliance?

A: Go to the Home page and fill in the Contact Us segment at the bottom.