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Super Forum After Hours: What DC and Arlington Have to Offer

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Shop in Georgetown -- Georgetown, one of DC’s oldest neighborhood -- and also one of it’s most iconic -- is right across the Potomac River from Arlington. How well do you know our nation’s capital? Beyond housing the President and being the epicenter for American politics, DC has so many fun things to do! The Higher Logic team is proud to call it home, and we love to show off our town.

Landscapers Perform a Day of Service at Arlington National Cemetery

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Roughly 500 landscape artists will travel to DC this month to do what they do best at the Arlington National Cemetery as part of a day of service organized by PLANET, the national association for landscape professionals. The post Landscapers Perform a Day of Service at Arlington National Cemetery appeared first on Associations Now million to the care and upkeep of the cemetery.

Symphony Orchestra of Arlington to Launch Season with Concert & Gala

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Most people know me as a car enthusiast, but I also have a more refined side – I play violin with the Symphony Orchestra of Arlington! Newly formed at the start of 2011, the SOA has quickly grown to be … Continue reading → Uncategorized batenchuck Beekeeper Group melanie music symphony violin

Symphony Orchestra of Arlington Performs at the White House

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As you may recall from a previous blog entry, I play violin with the Symphony Orchestra of Arlington. Recently, a chamber group from the orchestra had the unique opportunity to perform at the White House during their last day of … Continue reading → Events Uncategorized symphony orchestra of arlington white house holiday tours

Six Reasons to be Excited for the 7th Annual Higher Logic Super Forum

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The Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel is close to everything -- Higher Logic HQ, Reagan National Airport, the National Mall, and plenty of D.C.’s We are so excited for Super Forum - this year it’s November 14 and 15. Since this is our seventh one, we have big things in store -- you won’t want to miss out! Here are just a few things I’m personally excited for: Results Driven theme.

Driving Results at 7th Annual Higher Logic Super Forum

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WBT Systems is delighted to be a Platinum Sponsor of the 7th Annual Higher Logic Super Forum , taking place in Arlington, VA, November 14-15. The 2016 Higher Logic Super Forum is an exclusive two-day training, educational, and social event for Higher Logic clients, partners and community enthusiasts, with the theme: Results Driven. Measure. Manage.

CMAD 2016: It’s the Year of Community Management

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Join Higher Logic and community managers from across the region for a CMAD happy hour in Arlington, VA, on Thursday, January 28, at 5pm. Happy Community Manager Appreciation Day! This is one of our favorite days of the year. The community management industry is making great strides and growing rapidly into 2016, thanks to innovative content and collaboration amongst community managers.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.16.16

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Association Chat Live: Communication Disruption (Arlington VA). Hosted by KiKi L’Italien, founder of Amplified Growth, this week’s chat is live at the Higher Logic office in Arlington VA. Does everyone have a cup of coffee and a maple-glazed donut? Just me? No matter, it’s time to review the many learning opportunities scheduled for next week. Make time to invest in your future.

Pride

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The group visited Arlington National Cemetery and the World War II Memorial. I’m extremely proud of my grandfather, Lt. Emmett M. Cox, Jr. and my father the Honorable Emmett R. Both men visited Washington, D.C. for the day on Wednesday. Emmett M. Cox, Jr. and Hon. Emmett R. “Rip” Cox. Cox (78); both men have served their country with distinction. Army for 30 years. Patton.

3 Engagement Strategies Drive Growth

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An example of how 3 engagement drives growth at Associations is the Arlington, Virginia based Aluminum Association , led by Heidi Biggs Brock, President and CEO. Global economic challenges from modest growth to market uncertainty continue to drive changes on how Trade Associations deliver value. What is clear is that 3 Engagement Strategies Drive Growth. Strategic Member Engagement.

Awesome Association Jobs This Week – February 2

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NACAC offers competitive compensation, an excellent benefits & retirement package, and a convenient location situated between the Clarendon and Courthouse metro stations in Arlington, Virginia. Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board ! We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital.

The Secret to Better Web Writing

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Take a 1-day course in Arlington, VA on April 4, 2017. It might not be what you expect. Last week I had the pleasure of teaching the Principles of Digital Writing to a group of content creators at a scientific society. And now you get to learn the secret I revealed to them. If you put text on a website or send emails as a form of business communication from your company, you are a writer.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.14.16

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Data Sessions: Getting Real with Data (Arlington VA). Our neighborhood creek found a new path during the hurricane. My apologies if I missed a few webinars this time. I’m writing this post earlier than usual (Wednesday) because we’re leaving tomorrow for a weekend camping trip on the beach – a welcome change from several days of camping inside our house. It could have been so much worse.

Aluminum Association’s New Office Reflects Its Industry

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In addition to the physical building and space, the new location in Arlington, Virginia, will also help promote the aluminum industry. When its lease was up, the Aluminum Association decided to seek out a new office space that would promote its industry in both design and location. The Aluminum Association is moving into a shiny new headquarters this week, literally.

For the Love of Community

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Save-The-Date: November 14-15, 2016 at The Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel). At Higher Logic we heart communities. But really, who doesn’t? We all belong to communities in some way shape or form – both on and offline. Have you ever stopped to think about why you love community? For me, communities are easy to love because of the people. Job/Partnership. Mentor/Mentee. So we asked!

This Week’s Coolest Jobs – November 16

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Director of Marketing – George Mason University Schar School of Policy and Government – The Schar School is located on the Arlington and Fairfax campuses of George Mason University and serves 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students, with approximately 13,000 alumni. This position is located on the Arlington campus. Hurry! This promotion is almost over.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.20.17

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Machine Learning – An Essential New Tool in Knowledge Management (Arlington VA). Monday, January 23 is Community Manager Appreciation Day (#CMAD). If your association has a community manager, I know you already appreciate him or her because your online community would likely fail without their attention. This year’s CMAD features: An eight-hour live webathon on Monday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

CVBs Publish Pokémon Go Guides to Draw Visitors

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While Pokémon Go fever continues to spread and organizations take advantage of it, there will still be some places where playing will be discouraged, like the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Arlington National Cemetery , or while driving a car. A few Pokémon Go hotspots at Disneyland. Visit Anaheim). But that’s not all there is in Anaheim, and that’s what the game can help prove.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.20.17

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Machine Learning – An Essential New Tool in Knowledge Management (Arlington VA). Monday, January 23 is Community Manager Appreciation Day (#CMAD). If your association has a community manager, I know you already appreciate him or her because your online community would likely fail without their attention. This year’s CMAD features: An eight-hour live webathon on Monday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

What Can Associations Learn from Netflix About Member Analytics?

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You can see Protech next week at the Informz Users Conference in Arlington, VA. Don’t forget to stop by and see Protech at the Informz Users Conference in Arlington, VA next week. Today we welcome a guest post from Audrey Smilgys, Senior Solution Consultant at Protech Associates, Inc. How does Netflix rise above the competition? In Q3 2016 alone, the company added 3.6

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.21.16

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Location: Arlington Convention Center, Arlington TX. Spring is the perfect time to nurture your professional growth. You can start doing that by setting aside one hour a week for you. Maybe one of these virtual or in-person events will be a good place to start. Mon 3/12 at 9 a.m. Central (networking at 8:30 a.m.) – Dallas Fort Worth Association Executives Association Day.

How Data Analysis Helps Create Better Events

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Lend a Helping Hand Data analysis firms like Bear Analytics are quickly gaining popularity in the association space, but if you’re not working with a big budget it might be a challenge to hire an outside firm. Recent trends in data analysis are starting to touch every part of the association business, and that includes tradeshows. Are you clicking your mouse through this article?

3 Ways an Online Community Enhances Learning

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WBT Systems will sponsor and exhibit at the 7th Annual Higher Logic Super Forum , taking place in Arlington, VA, November 14-15. With all the information available at our fingertips through the internet, connecting us globally with people who share our interests, society is progressively interacting more and more online. Just think of the last time you did a Google search for information.

Tech Council Offers to Help Solve VA’s Scheduling Woes

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In 2010, following an Army investigation that found major flaws in Arlington Cemetery’s record-keeping process that resulted in mismarked graves, the group stepped in to help sort things out. It would also give the VA $500 million to hire more doctors and nurses. In a letter to President Obama last week , Sen. Our veterans deserve quick action on these urgent issues.”.

Sound Structure: Transparency, Mission Help Code Council Succeed

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Similar incidents have occurred at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, the Ballpark at Arlington in Texas, and Reliant Stadium in Houston, among others. Turner Field in Atlanta, home of Major League Baseball’s Atlanta Braves, is known for spectacular views and design. The incident was the third in Atlanta in the last year and the second death at the stadium since 2008.

Another Life Change - BlogClump

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I will no longer be the Executive Director of the Arlington Soccer Association. skip to main | skip to sidebar. BlogClump - Blogging About Associations From a Gen Xer. A Gen Xer giving his thoughts and opinions on the Association world. Friday, November 20, 2009. Another Life Change. It has been an entire month since my last post, and some things have happened. The biggest is that I will be changing jobs come Dec. I will now be the Foundation Manager and Director of Industry Relations for the Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association. I am excited about this new change. Posted by.

Presentations This Week - BlogClump

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The next few days are crazy for me as this weekend is the Virginia Youth Soccer Association workshop being hosted here in Arlington. skip to main | skip to sidebar. BlogClump - Blogging About Associations From a Gen Xer. A Gen Xer giving his thoughts and opinions on the Association world. Friday, January 23, 2009. Presentations This Week. Then Tuesday and Wednesday is the ASAE Tech Conference. I will be presenting at both conferences. Saturday I am talking about Web 2.0 Tools for Youth Soccer Organizations. If you are at either conference, please stop by. Posted by. Matt Baehr. About Me.

Latest Association-Nonprofit Social Media Jobs

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Communications and Social Media Manager , American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (Arlington, VA) – “…Develop and implement social media strategy and communication plans to increase visibility of AAPS, AAPS programs and services, and the pharmaceutical sciences. Holy moly there are a LOT of social media positions out there!

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Holidays Kicked Off Early at the 2016 Informz User Conference

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On November 15 – 17, over 200 Informz clients and experts gathered in Arlington, Virginia for the 2016Informz User Conference – AKA the Informz Superfan Summit. The holiday season kicked off early for us at Informz. The Summit is a time when all things digital marketing for associations and non-profits are discussed. A huge thank you for their support. Can you guess this phrase?

A look back, a look forward - BlogClump

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Then, in October, I started my first ED job with the Arlington Soccer Association. skip to main | skip to sidebar. BlogClump - Blogging About Associations From a Gen Xer. A Gen Xer giving his thoughts and opinions on the Association world. Monday, January 5, 2009. A look back, a look forward. My first post of 2009 - w00t! Looking back, 2008 was a major year of change for me. In April, I welcomed my beautiful daughter Madeline Louise into the world. Needless to say, those two events have really driven my life this year. A great family and a job that I was built for. Posted by. Matt Baehr.

Cruise Industry Group Finds New Harbor in DC

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CLIA will begin moving its offices to Washington, DC, next month and will close its DC-area location in Arlington, Virginia, as part of the transition. The Arlington office had focused on advocacy and regulatory issues, the Florida office on member services. Could Virtual Work? Some have taken the plunge to all or mostly virtual offices, including the Energy Council of the Northeast.

I have a new job - BlogClump

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13, I will be the new Executive Director of the Arlington Soccer Association. skip to main | skip to sidebar. BlogClump - Blogging About Associations From a Gen Xer. A Gen Xer giving his thoughts and opinions on the Association world. Tuesday, September 23, 2008. I have a new job. I am so very excited to announce that as of Oct. This is the perfect opportunity for my to combine my work experience and my education (I have a Masters in Sports Administration) with one of my true passions, soccer. I still plan on writing this blog. Thank you to all who have helped me along the way. David M.

Thursday Buzz: Recognizing the Association World’s Brightest Minds

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“Washington’s Leading Association and Nonprofit Innovators,” an event in Arlington, Virginia’s, Crystal City neighborhood, recognized 20 association executives for their groundbreaking approaches to technology, revenue, and events. Innovators across the association and nonprofit spectrum earn a night in their honor. Super Stuff. The other game at the Super Bowl?

Doing Good & Getting Caught Benefits Associations, Professions & Communities

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Roughly 500 landscape artists will travel to DC this month to do what they do best at the Arlington National Cemetery as part of a day of service organized by PLANET, the national association for landscape professionals. Recent projects of two professions illustrate how associations can engage their members in doing good for their communities while promoting the image of the profession.

Give2TheMaxDay November 9 – See who you could help!!

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DC Central Kitchen , A-Span – a nonprofit helping the homeless in Arlington, VA – and Martha’s Table are just three more you may have heard of. Have you marked your calendar – November 9 – for Give2TheMax Day? Here are just a few of the nonprofits you can help in this massive one-day regional fundraising effort. Two-thirds are women.

Happy 100th to the Car Wash! How One Association Is Celebrating

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To help celebrate its 70 th anniversary two years ago, the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association hired two former employees to create a display of old photographs, documents, paintings, and other artifacts housed in NRECA’s Arlington, Virginia, and Lincoln, Nebraska, offices. We didn’t want to embark upon something where the association was doing all the lifting,” Wulf said. “We

Public Transit Association Takes Good Look At Troubled DC Streetcar Project

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” Also not helping the cause: Nearby Arlington, Virginia, canceled its streetcar project in November. With Washington’s endlessly delayed streetcar transit project—once called the country’s worst—still not carrying passengers after two years, the American Public Transportation Association will do a top-down analysis of the system to ensure it’s safe and ready to run.

Catering and Innovation – Main Event

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Nancy Goodman and Joel Thevoz, the married business partners at Main Event Caterers in Arlington, Virginia have created an aquaponics system for growing vegetables and raising fish – in their warehouse! There’s a fascinating feature in the current Washington Business Journal about gourmet catering and small business innovation. Check out the article here.

Jailed Without Cause? Advocacy Group Assists in Deaf Man’s Legal Battle

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Calling it “accepted practice,” a lawyer for the Arlington County, Virginia, sheriff’s department defended its offer of the TTY machine. 10 % The average year-over-year decline in use of teletype (TTY) services, according to a 2013 Federal Communications Commission report [PDF]. A key advocacy group for the deaf is helping with the lawsuit. What Happened? I felt like I was losing my mind.

7 great reads association executives for the 7th month

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Landscapers Perform a Day of Service at Arlington National Cemetery By Katie Bascuas via AssociationsNow Roughly 500 landscape artists will travel to DC this month to do what they do best at the Arlington National Cemetery as part of a day of service organized by PLANET, the national association for landscape professionals. 4 Nonprofit Board Responsibilities That May Surprise You Via IntrinXec blog Does your non-profit board really understand what it means to be a board member? Legal Responsibilities. The Nature of Boards: Board v. Committees v. Staff. Get to know your employees.