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Institute of Association Management
Cognition AM Ltd

Our Clients

Cognition Association Management specialises in the Electronics, Science &Technology, Engineering and Metals sectors for association management clients.

Our Clients include:

International Institute of Obsolescence Management (formerly COG): an international institution focusing on the challenges arising from obsolescence in long life equipment.

We provide bespoke secretariat services for this organisation: membership administration, website development and support, media relations & financial management.

We also organise their 3 member meetings a year, manage the annual workshop programme and bi-annual International Conference. Venues for the conference include:

London 1999 & 2001
Glasgow 2003
Cardiff 2005
Cambridge 2007 & 2009
York 2011 & 2013
Edinburgh 2015
Bristol 2017

For details of our work, please click here to see their website


UK Weighing Federation: The UKWF is the recognised national trade association for manufacturers, system integrators, distributors, repairers, installers and service organisations involved in the weighing industry.
It is the UK's 'centre of excellence' for all aspects of weighing and membership includes companies from all areas of weighing, including suppliers of equipment, components, instrumentation, software, services and systems.

UKWF signed a contract for secretariat services with Cognition in early 2015. Cognition provide the secretariat function for the UKWF Board, organise the Regional Meeting and AGM,  membership administration, website development and support, media relations & financial management and are currently helping the UKWF with their lobbying against Weights & Measures Legislation Revocation.

For details of our work, please click here to see their website


ITRI Ltd : we organise and run their events, specifically the bi-annual International Tin Conference, the bi-annual China International Tin Forum and the 4 yearly Tinplate Conference. From venue sourcing and negotiating, to speaker liaison and delegate registration, our staff are present at all stages of the event to ensure success. Event locations for these conferences:

Vancouver, Canada 2010
Hangzhou, China 2011
Cape Town, South Africa 2012
Barcelona, Spain 2012
Kunming, China 2013
Penang, Malaysia 2014
Shanghai, China 2015
Lima, Peru 2016


Former Clients

Components Technology Institute Inc : we organised and ran their European events, specifically the bi-annual Components for Military and Space Electronics (CMSE) conference and Counterfeit Components Avoidance Workshop (CCAW) until 2013. From venue sourcing and negotiating, to speaker sourcing, exhibition marketing and delegate registration, our staff are present at all stages of the event to ensure success. 

Soldertec: an international membership association co-ordinating a global network of solder manufacturers, electronics supply chain companies and research organisations.

We provided bespoke secretariat services for this organisation: membership administration, website development and support, media relations & financial management. We also organised their launch event in Windsor, UK.


For further information on Association Management Services please contact us  to request a brochure , or call us on +44 (0)1727 876020