Albuquerque Learns to Love ‘Breaking Bad’

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And for the Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau, it’s an opportunity to drum up interest in the New Mexico city—albeit one that its tourism industry has only slowly come to embrace. For one thing, the crime rate in Albuquerque, while up lately , remains low.).

Conference Circuit: Happy Campers

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The American Camp Association’s 2017 ACA National Conference starts next week in Albuquerque. Venue: Albuquerque Convention Center. City: Albuquerque, New Mexico. Rundown Attendees: 1,300. Sessions: 150. Premier Sponsors: 7.

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Conference Circuit: American Archaeology

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Thousands of professional, student, and avocational archaeologists are headed to Albuquerque to share ideas, best practices, and knowledge; meet and network in interest groups, panels, symposia, and committees; and celebrate archaeology. Venue: Albuquerque Convention Center.

New Mexico Police Shooting Shows Void in Mental Health Care, Groups Say

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Albuquerque’s version of the law was struck down in 2008 by the New Mexico Court of Appeals, but the recent shooting has led to new calls for a state law. After Albuquerque Mayor R.J. Time for a Legislative Response?

Association Dead Zones: How to Overcome Geographical Limits

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But whether by circumstance, choice, or necessity, there are many association management professionals working in offices and from home across the continent, from Saskatoon to Albuquerque, Providence to Anchorage. Working outside of the Association capital is uniquely challenging - and as such demands some extra effort. It’s no secret – North American associations live and breathe in Chicago, D.C., New York, and other major metropolitan hubs.

Interview with an Expert Series: Associate Executive Director, Myke Kudlas

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Eventually, my love of eLearning brought me to the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) in Albuquerque, New Mexico, as the organization’s first Director of Instructional Technology. Myke Kudlas is the Associate Executive Director of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists and has been a champion of eLearning for over 15 years. How long have you been involved with eLearning?

How Associations Are Telling Their Stories

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While it didn’t change its name or logo, the American Society of Radiologic Technologists recently unveiled a new 4,500-square-foot museum at its Albuquerque, New Mexico, headquarters to tell the story of its members and demonstrate the value they bring to society.

How One Association Went “Wild” To Stay Relevant

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Similar to the Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau, PCTA created a special section of its website featuring a blog with updates on the film’s release and hiking tips, personal stories from hikers, and a library of PCT hikes.

Business Groups Raise Red Flags on Customs Delays

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Albuquerque: Ground Zero for Customs? The interest level is high enough in that program that, according to the Associated Press, hundreds of business travelers have made a trek to Albuquerque in recent weeks just to get a Global Entry Pass.

Accessibility for All: Toolkit Ensures Better Meetings For Every Attendee

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Accessibility is key to every attendee fully experiencing the benefits of an event,” said Denise Suttle, CMP, assistant director of convention services at Visit Albuquerque and ESPA’s immediate past president who chaired the Project Access initiative, in a statement.

Radiologic Technologist Association’s New Museum Tells Its Members Story

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To preserve that collective legacy, ASRT has added to its headquarters in Albuquerque, New Mexico, a 4,500-square-foot museum.

Is Minimum-Wage Opposition Beginning to Soften?

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It has to give restaurants time to budget and raise prices and all the things they have to do,” NMRA CEO Carol Wight told Albuquerque Business First. An Alternate Strategy Waiters and bartenders are among the lowest-paid workers in the U.S. economy.

Spotlight on Diversity Part 1: How One Association’s Women Are Leaning In

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Just ask Ceela McElveny, chief communications and membership officer at the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) in Albuquerque, New Mexico, who started a “Lean In Circle” for executive-level women colleagues a year and a half ago.

Study: Why Business Travel Costs Vary Significantly by City

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And even cities that didn’t rank in the top 15 for most expensive cities (such as Buffalo, New York; Albuquerque, New Mexico; and Sacramento, California) can catch business travelers off-guard because of their higher costs for meals.

Building Experience into your Annual Association Conference

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In Albuquerque, an outdoor festival on the central plaza.). Have you ever been part of a “tail gate” party before a college football game? (Or, Or, a pro game?). When I return to Ohio State in the fall for a “big time” college football game, the tailgaters amaze me! Complete barbecue setups. RVs with big screen TVs. Lawn games. Beer and soft drinks. And lots of celebrating. Some friends of ours have a huge family tailgate. Four tents, four generators, four big screen TVs and 30-50 people.

11.24.10 #SMfastfwd: a recap


Kelly from the Albuquerque, New Mexico CVB (@ see_Albuquerque ). ChatterBachs hosted its weekly #SMfastfwd tweetchat on Wednesday, November 24th. Here is a recap of the tweetchat. I’ve tried to put in a format where the actual flow is easier to follow and makes sense, background chatter has been minimized, and so that the most valuable information and insights from #SMfastfwd are presented without this blog post getting too long.

Tips from a New CAE

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Being in Albuquerque, I joined an online group with individuals in New Jersey, and Louisiana. Welcome! To learn more about this new blog and myself, click here: [link]. For my first official post I wanted to cover some tips for prospective CAEs. I took my CAE credential examination in December 2007 and learned of successfully passing just this last Friday. Very good news indeed. Without further delay, my tips: Join a Study Group- This is the most important tip I can give.