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CAI Recognized by Associations Media & Publishing

6/28/2017  -  Falls Church, VA

EC.jpgFour CAI publications honored with the prestigious 2017 EXCEL Awards

June 28, 2017 — Falls Church, VA — Community Associations Institute (CAI), the leading international authority in community association education, governance, and management, is proud to be recognized by the Association Media & Publishing, a premier membership organization serving the needs of association publishers, communications professionals, and designers.

Association professionals from around the country gathered at the Doubletree Hotel in Crystal City, Va., on Monday, June 26, for the 2017 EXCEL Awards Gala, an annual event to recognize excellence and leadership in nonprofit association media, publishing, and communications.

CAI's 2017 Education Catalogue received a Silver EXCEL award in the Promotional Content category at the event. The catalogue provides descriptions of the most comprehensive, expert education courses for community association management professionals seeking to increase their skills, knowledge, and job opportunities.  

CAI's Community Next: 2020 and Beyond, the results of an initiative launched in 2015 to define the future of the community association housing model, received a Bronze EXCEL award in the Promotional Content – Special Report category. This in-depth document includes four targeted reports and represents the best thinking and collaboration of several dozen CAI leaders and nonmember community association stakeholders.

CAI's widely popular bi-monthly newsletter Community Manager accepted two awards, including a Silver EXCEL award in the Newsletter – Design Excellence category and a Bronze EXCEL in the Newsletter – General Excellence category. Written for and about community association management professionals, Community Manager has a circulation of more than 14,500 readers worldwide.



"For more than a decade, CAI's publications and content have been recognized by the Association Media & Publishing organization," says Thomas M. Skiba, CAE, CAI's chief executive officer. "As a highly respected industry, we are honored to be commended by our association peers for the excellent content we create for our members. Thanks to those ongoing efforts, we can present our members with a strong and valuable understanding of community associations today."

See a complete list of the 2017 EXCEL winners at Association Media & Publishing.


About Community Associations Institute
Since 1973, Community Associations Institute (CAI) has been the leading provider of resources and information for homeowners, volunteer board leaders, professional managers, and business professionals in nearly 350,000 community associations, condominiums, and co-ops in the United States and millions of communities worldwide. With nearly 35,000 members, CAI works in partnership with 63 affiliated chapters within the U.S, Canada, United Arab Emirates, and South Africa, as well as with housing leaders in several other countries including Australia, Spain, Saudi Arabia, and the United Kingdom.  

A global nonprofit 501(c)(6) organization, CAI is the foremost authority in community association management, governance, education, and advocacy. Our mission is to inspire professionalism, effective leadership, and responsible citizenship—ideals reflected in community associations that are preferred places to call home. Visit us at and follow us on Twitter and Facebook @CAISocial.

Phone: 703-970-9235