Section of Professional Associations - SPA

Call for nominations for the new Steering Comittee

The nomination period is open to present candidates for members of the Steering Committee for the next four years (2021-2024). The deadline date is September 15 2020. For more information you can send us an email to


SPA Film Festival on Archives

Film can be such a powerful way of communicating, and for the second time, SPA decided to have a Film Festival to celebrate our profession and asked the world to send us their films on archives and records management so that we all could be inspired on how to communicate even better! The awards ceremony was held at the last Adelaide Conference. Here are the winners:


Last meetings

The SPA Steering Committee met last October in Adelaide.


Our last project

We have published a toolkit on holding and Elevator Pitch Workshop:

You can find versions in Spanish, English, German, French and Norwegian.



Now we are not publishing our newsletter but instead you can find every month news from SPA and the associations members in our SPA news sections:

You can find the old newsletter it in the following link.

You can find information about the latest SPA activities as well as reports from some of the associations that are part of our section. If you want to participate or make a contribution to the next newsletter, you can write to .


About the web


We wish to communicate better with our member associations and offer relevant and useful services.  Please get in touch with us if you have any comments, suggestions or questions.

(SPA Webmaster:


SPA Business Plan

And if you are interested in the objectives and projects that SPA has planned for the next years, consult our business plan.


SPA Business Plan 2017-2020


SPA Meeting in Xile

Last SPA Meeting in Santiago de Xile on May 2019.