Partnerships for success driven by world-class association management.

Virtual is the leading technology-focused association management company, combining advanced systems, industry best practices and innovation to give smaller and mid-sized associations world class business operations. We work with technology-industry trade associations, standard-setting organizations, industry alliances, professional societies, consortia and forums, providing the full gamut of operational services from strategic counsel to back-office operations. We can help make your group more successful – and do it faster than you can on your own.

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We’re fortunate at Virtual to be in a position to support many worthy causes in the Boston area.  Over the past few years, we’ve given tens of thousands of dollars to charitable causes ranging from th [...]

We’ve all had one of those days when you think that your job has no meaning. And I’m sure some people look from the outside at someone working in technology consortia and think “Wow…that’s pretty arca [...]

On this day in 1883, time zones launched in the United States.  Prior to the time every major city had a "noon stick" where the sun being overhead set the time for noon and time was extrapol [...]

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The five largest payment card brands in the world needed to come together around a single data security standard.

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Virtual provided the full scope of services from finance to program management and strategic counsel to work with the organization to get it off the ground.

Results

The PCI Security Standards Council has grown to be one of the most influential bodies in its space with all five brands adopting the standards as the technical requirements for their data security compliance programs.

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