“To the entire Harrington team, please accept my sincerest thank you! From start to finish it was an amazing experience to work with you all. You handled our Summit with both expertise and grace. We greatly appreciate all the time, hard work, and attention to detail that you delivered for us. Your effort is irreplaceable and we could not have done this without you!”

— John Hornbogen, President, Incentive Marketing Association


Our Association Impact

The Harrington Company is proud to be a contributor on these important industry accomplishments and client success stories.


The Goal: Transition from a volunteer run organization to management services provided by The Harrington Company. Implement policies and procedures to streamline processes.

The Strategy: Accounting policies designed by The Harrington Company were approved by the MANA Board to ensure consistent accounting practices were followed by the organization.

The Accomplishment: MANA’s external accountant indicated that MANA’s affiliation with The Harrington Company brought oversight, improved controls and lower risk for the association. Board members have commented that the responsiveness and quality of service has greatly improved since retaining The Harrington Company.


The Goal: Increase market share with the industry’s “developing leaders,” professionals age 35 years or younger for NAIOP Minnesota, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association.

The Strategy: The Harrington Company teamed with the NAIOP MN leaders to shape the debut of this new member segment and committee. A successful Developing Leaders member segment was initiated with a series of educational programs and networking activities that provided a variety of participation options for NAIOP developing leader members. The Developing Leader Mentorship program has proven particularly effective, teaming individual Developing Leader members with an established industry leader and NAIOP member to help guide their personal and career development.

The Accomplishment: Engagement of a previously untapped market has resulted in NAIOP Minnesota’s Developing Leader members growing to become 21% of the NAIOP Minnesota membership, a 13% increase. Increased engagement of a market segment and NAIOP Minnesota winning a national merit award for the design of its Developing Leaders activities.