Aging Members Will Stick Around (& Keep Learning) Longer Than You Think

WBT Systems

The 65 to 74 year old segment of the workforce is expected to grow 55 percent between 2015 and 2024. By 2024, 25 percent of the workforce is projected to be senior citizens. Every day, 10,000 Americans turn 65. Many associations operate with the assumption that they’ll lose these aging members to retirement. But don’t jump to that conclusion—older members may not be going anywhere anytime soon.

5 Ways Associations Can Support Lifelong Employability

Blue Sky eLearn

Recently, Deloitte Insights published an article that said that by 2024, 1 in 4 workers in the United States will be age 55 or older. We talk a lot about lifelong learning.

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New Genetic Testing Program Aims to Help Parkinson’s Patients, Boost Research

Associations Now

After the pilot period, the program will expand nationally to up to 50 centers of excellence and study group sites and will offer genetic testing and counseling for up to 15,000 patients with Parkinson’s by 2024.

Astronomers Have a Plan for Your Eclipse Glasses

Associations Now

in 2024—and NASA says eclipse glasses produced after 2015 will last indefinitely as long as they don’t get damaged, according to Smithsonian.com.

AARP Gives McDonald’s a Job-Recruiting Lift

Associations Now

But it’s also something of a sign of the times: The USA Today report notes that by 2024, roughly a quarter of Americans in the workforce will be over the age of 55.

Daily Buzz: 2020’s Big Meetings Trend? Sustainability

Associations Now

It’s driven by news coverage of climate change but, more importantly, it’s supported by the next generation of travelers—the millennials who are poised to become the biggest group of business travelers globally from 2024 onwards, and the centennials who are right behind them.”.

The Two Most Important Trends To Know in 2020

Associations Now

5G isn’t a reality for most people yet, but Ericcson predicts that 5G coverage will reach 45 percent of the world’s population by the end of 2024. Experiential events are elevating attendee experience, while improved tech is driving higher productivity.

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How Our Association Prepared for the Future.

Association Success

Bureau of Labor Statistics and found a forecast for significant growth for auditors, analysts and management consultants between now and 2024. By engaging prospective professionals at an early stage, we ensure that our industry will thrive for years to come. When even planning for the next two years can feel overwhelming, plotting out the bigger picture at your association takes initiative.

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Mobile Industry Knee-Deep in Efforts to Solve 911 Problems

Associations Now

The effort, with the assistance of a number of mobile providers and the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions, is intended to help meet the FCC’s goals of having smartphones provide accurate location data in nearly all cases by 2024.

Rams Move Could Bring More Meetings to Los Angeles

Associations Now

It will also position LA as a potential host for the NCAA Final Four, the Super Bowl, or the 2024 Olympics. “It LA’s meeting business could be getting a boost thanks to the relocation of the NFL’s Rams franchise.

After Stalling, Wrestling Adapts to Remain an Olympic Sport

Associations Now

The result: Wrestling was voted back into the 2020 and 2024 Summer Olympics over the weekend. After wrestling was removed from the core sports program of the Summer Olympics seven months ago, the sport’s international body made drastic changes to keep it relevant.