What’s in store for 2014?

Aaron Wolowiec

I asked her to speculate on what 2014 might bring for the meetings and events industry. I hope you’ve had the chance to read our Winter 2014 issue , and I hope you’ll send me your feedback on what you read (or didn’t see and would like to.). Happy 2014!

2014 Internet Report

Spark Consulting

This is a DENSE and long slide deck, but it’s worth checking out the whole thing: Mary Meeker’s 2014 Internet report from dmccarthy104. It’s 2014, people. It’s the annual awesomeness from Mary Meeker. My top takeaways include: Although growth is slowing in other areas, mobile and tablets continue to grow at an exponential pace. What is your association doing to respond? (Oh Oh – and much as I love my iPhone, Android devices are KILLING IT.).

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Lessons in leadership from 2014

Aaron Wolowiec

So, what did we learn in 2014? However, I don’t want to close out 2014 with a resounding “Bah! In 2014 the ASAE Foundation released research revealing that many U.S.-based This guest blog post by Mark Athitakis , a contributing editor for Associations Now, originally ran Dec.

Software News September 2014 – iPhone App Launched

Wild Apricot

Here are details on the launch of our new Wild Apricot mobile app and our long-term mobile roadmap. Wild Apricot

Top 15 Blog Posts In 2014

Wild Apricot

Here''s a look at the top 15 most popular blog posts on the Wild Apricot Blog during 2014. Wild Apricot

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Software News June 2014

Wild Apricot

In this issue of Software News, we offer an overview of some of the "onboarding" initiatives and enhancements we''re looking at across all of our Wild Apricot teams. Wild Apricot

Free Non-profit Webinars for January 2014

Wild Apricot

We''ve rounded up 28+ free non-profit webinars that are available this January - check them out. webinars

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2014 Small Membership Survey Highlights

Wild Apricot

Our Small Membership Survey report is now available. Here''s a look at some of the highlights. Small Membership Survey

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Tradeshow Trends for 2014

SocialFish

20+ Tradeshow Trends For 2014 & Beyond from Jeff Hurt. …by the always excellent Jeff Hurt. Stick this in your pipe and smoke it! Related Posts Best Linkedin Company Pages How to Lead Your Way to a Social Organization Here’s what Silicon Valley cares about.

Snapshot of Small Membership Organizations in 2014

Wild Apricot

Here is a look at the state of small membership organizations, based on the findings of our 2014 Small Membership Survey. Small Membership Survey

2014 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

Wild Apricot

Curious about how other nonprofits will communicate in 2014? Here are highlights of the 2014 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. nonprofit-communications

28 Free Non-profit Webinars for February 2014

Wild Apricot

Here''s a round-up of 28 free non-profit webinars scheduled for February 2014. webinar

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20 Free Non-profit Webinars for June 2014

Wild Apricot

We''ve rounded up 20 free non-profit webinars for June 2014. Topics include: Smarter Email Marketing; the Future; Getting Your Donors to Fall In Love With You; and much more. nonprofit webinar

Free Non-profit Webinars for March 2014

Wild Apricot

We''ve found 28 free webinars on great topics for non-profits this March - check them out! nonprofit webinar

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26 Free Non-profit Webinars for October 2014

Wild Apricot

We’ve have found 26 fantastic free webinars for non-profits this October. Topics include: “identifying online ambassadors”; “getting started with video”; “Facebook ads for year-end campaigns”; “Generation Gems” and much more. webinars

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22 Free Non-profit Webinars for December 2014

Wild Apricot

It''s Black Friday and you won’t find a better deal than the 22 free non-profit webinars in our monthly round-up! nonprofit webinar

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2014 is done. Bring on the New Year!

YourMembership Blog

Goodbye 2014. So as a final toast to 2014, we look back at some of the ideas and strategies we shared with you the past 12 months. Forget the Polar Vortex, Ignite Your 2014 with These Tips and Resources. The post 2014 is done. Put it in the books.

Big Trends Impacting Events in 2014

Wild Apricot

Here''s a look at some of the big trends that will impact events in the coming year. events

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Wild Apricot Update December 2014: Looking Back and Moving Forward

Wild Apricot

This month''s Software News looks back over 2014 and ahead to what''s coming from Wild Apricot in 2015. Wild Apricot

21 Free Non-profit Webinars for July 2014

Wild Apricot

School''s out, but the non-profit webinars continue. Here''s our round-up of 21 free non-profit webinars. webinar

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23 Free Non-profit Webinars for November 2014

Wild Apricot

This month''s free non-profit webinar round-up offers 23+ topics, including: Mission-Driven Volunteering (our first Expert Webinar); online campaigns; donor databases; do-it-yourself PR and much more! webinar

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ASAE 2014 Kicks Off in Music City

Association Adviser

The ASAE 2014 Annual Meeting kicked off Saturday, Aug. Events ASAE 2014 ASAE Annual Meeting CalSAE GSAE Nashville 9 with performances by musicians from the TV show "Nashville" and by Dierks Bentley. The Association Adviser team has enjoyed meeting up with.

Software News October 2014 – Support Solutions

Wild Apricot

In this edition of Software News, we offer an update on challenges we''ve been facing and solutions for improved customer support. Wild Apricot

Wild Apricot Software News February 2014

Wild Apricot

This month''s Software News offers an update on Version 5 release and a focus on one of Wild Apricot''s services partners. Wild Apricot Software-News

29 Free Non-profit Webinars for May 2014

Wild Apricot

Here''s our free non-profit webinar round-up for May. Topics include: mobile impact; finding and keeping donors; telling your stories on social media; volunteer interview strategies; and much more. webinar

19 Free Non-profit Webinars For August 2014

Wild Apricot

This August there are 19 free non-profit webinars in our round-up – on hot topics such as: “Getting started with video”; “Storytelling basics”; “Supercharging corporate donations” and much more! webinar

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36 Free Non-profit Webinars for April 2014

Wild Apricot

This month, we''ve found 36 free non-profit webinars. Topics include: tips and tricks for seeking grants; non-profit CRM strategies; social media; non-profit tax law and more. nonprofit webinar

Top Stories of 2014

Association Adviser

We review the top stories of 2014 as they relate to associations. When it comes to association topics like technology, leadership, membership or social media, what''s on association leaders'' minds? For more about this topic, click on the headline. Features 2015 advocacy Big Data careers data and metrics events leadership membership non-dues revenue social media technology young professionals

Wild Apricot Software News - April 2014

Wild Apricot

Version 5 of Wild Apricot is Live - the roll-out continues. Here''s an update on the gradual upgrade process, Version 5 Preview and more. Wild Apricot

Wild Apricot January 2014 Software News

Wild Apricot

Here''s an update on security, backups and other nerdy-but-necessary stuff about Wild Apricot

2014 Year End

Jamie Notter

I wasn’t expecting 2014 to be a real transition year (I thought that’s what I had last year, actually, when I went back out on my own), but as soon as Maddie and I decided to launch a joint consulting firm together ( Culture That Works LLC ), our new directions picked up steam.

Music City, Our Thought Leadership Team, and a Memorable 2014

YourMembership Blog

In 2014 the emphasis turned to video and webinars. We covered topics ranging from online communities, the 2014 job market, gamification and Gen Y, and a try before you buy membership model, just to name a few. Social Networking, Mission Creep, and the 2014 Job Market – The Potential Risks and Rewards for Your Association with Rick Rutherford. Looking Forward 2014: Critical Factors for Associations and their Members Today and Beyond with Dean West, FASAE.

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The 2014 State of Digital Transformation

SocialFish

Slides] The 2014 State of Digital Transformation by Altimeter Group from Altimeter Group Network on SlideShare. Lots of good stuff in this Altimeter report on Digital Transformation. Jamie Notter and I have a whole chapter on Digital in our forthcoming book.

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Software News August 2014: Using Wild Apricot’s API

Wild Apricot

The August Software News is all about Wild Apricot''s API: what it is, how it can benefit our customers and examples of API applications for associations, clubs and non-profits. Wild Apricot API

6 Posts Look Back and Forward To Offer Insight For 2014

Wild Apricot

This Apricot Jam link round-up offers six posts with observations, insight and trends to take you into 2014. Apricot Jam

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My slides from CHASE 2014 – Generational differences

Optimist Consulting

I was delighted to present a workshop at CHASE 2014 on generational differences and what membership bodies need to do about it. You can download my slides here - OC CHASE 2014 generational differences seminar FINAL Feb 2014. Do contact me if you would like to know more about this issue and how I can help your organisation meet the challenge of the different generations. Membership

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Software News November 2014: Version 5.2 Coming Soon

Wild Apricot

Here''s a preview of what is coming in Version 5.2 – which includes 14 new features from our Wishlist and solves 40+ challenges identified by Wild Apricot users

Software News July 2014: 5.1 Is Here and Mobile App Coming Soon

Wild Apricot

This month''s Software News outlines the exciting enhancements launched with Version 5.1 - just released! Also details on our upcoming mobile app. Wild Apricot

Best 2014 Blogs from Our Association and Alliance Management Company

Association Management

Your interests always drive the conversation, so here’s a list of our best blogs from 2014, based on your readership: Bad Board Members: Fighting Fury with F.I.R.E We’re not surprised this blog was among our most popular in 2014. Happy New Year!

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CalSAE Association Executives Name 6 Big Trends for 2014

Association Subculture

Recently we sat down and spent five hours digging through 2014 trends, running a context map exercise and coming up with what these awesome association executives think are the top 6 association trends for 2014. Big Trends for 2014 in the association community.