Funding Industry Innovation

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Associations who are Funding Industry Innovation can position themselves as essential partners in helping members achieve business outcomes. Once an organization reaches this point they move to what’s becoming a new trend where Associations are funding Industry Innovation. Marching To Innovation . In several cases nontraditional associations have already partnered with their boards to begin their march toward innovation. Funding Industry Innovation.

Association Education and Certification: Best Benefit Ever

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Interestingly, Associations Now , the information resource for association executives from ASAE , has a long-running series of articles called “ Best Benefit Ever “, which highlights what innovative associations are doing from a benefits perspective to attract new members and reward membership renewals. Best Benefit Ever = Association Education and Certification Programs. The post Association Education and Certification: Best Benefit Ever appeared first on WBT Systems.

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Combining Innovation & Cooperation for Meeting Success

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To put on the premier scholarly event in radiology, the American Society of Neuroradiology looks for a host city that’s as innovative as the delegation it serves. And in keeping with Vancouver’s commitment to sustainability, the convention space is thoroughly eco-friendly, with double LEED Platinum certification and the largest non-industrial green roof in North America. The post Combining Innovation & Cooperation for Meeting Success appeared first on Associations Now

Driverless Associations

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These innovations help capture consumer imaginations, elevate company operating performance, and grow market share. Innovative Organizations who reach outside the box to help their member’s develop growth solutions can transform themselves into Driverless Associations. In 2015 modest economic performance, disruptive innovation and record merger and acquisition s redefined the scope and purpose of Associations. Ring in the age of Driverless Associations.

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Legal Issues That Are Important To Any International Strategy.

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« The Face of Innovation from the East. No question the world is shrinking as associations and non-profits are realizing the importance of looking outside the borders of North America for growth. Certification- as many associations rely heavily on their certification programs to sustain the organization, opening those certifications up to an international market is not as easy as just allowing those outside the US to take the certification test!

Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.11.21

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Billhighway talked with Peter Houstle of Mariner Management and Christi Beatty of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) who are working together on AGC’s chapter benchmarking project. The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community….

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.15.21

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Judges get an inside look at some of the most innovative and outstanding marketing, membership and communication projects and programs in the association profession. Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. 8: Innovate.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.28.21

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Collaborative innovation. Greg Satell says great innovators cultivate long-standing relationships with trusted thought partners. Because innovation is a highly social activity, collaboration is increasingly becoming a competitive advantage. Event Tech Innovation Summit.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.29.21

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Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Troy Pfeffer, Partnerships Director, Howspace North America. 8: Innovate. 8: Innovate.

Advocacy Alert from ASAE – Climbing the Hill: New Op-ed from ASAE President & CEO, Susan Robertson, CAE…

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It is not news to our community that we need relief now, but Susan makes the case: “America’s nonprofit associations are struggling in a big way. [from ASAE’s Public Policy Department].

Price Your eLearning Right

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For example, package a certification program seat fee with an online learning kick off course, webinar discussions, and study aids. Or, redesign a two-day in-person certificate program as a multiple course online program paired with exercises, assessments, and web coaching. Licensing: The corporate training industry (this excludes associations) represents over 160 Billion in North America alone. Rethinking Event-Based Pricing.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.22.20

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Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Presenters: Lori Pugh Marcum, CMP, CMM, HMCC, CED, Head of Meeting Innovation, Meeting Professionals International. Moving Training and Certification Online in Less Time.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.22.21

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Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Troy Pfeffer, Partnerships Director, Howspace North America. 8: Innovate. 8: Innovate. Presenter: Robyn Mietkiewicz, CMP, CMM, Innovation Partner, INNOV8 Meetings + Events.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.12.21

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Innovation method. WBT Systems introduces a new brainstorming and innovation tool: jootsing. Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Sheri Sesay-Tuffour, PhD, CAE, CEO, Pediatric Nursing Certification Board.

40+ Helpful Events Resources for Association Execs and EventProfs

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We became friends in the early days of Twitter and through an innovative project called EventCamp that witnessed us meeting with other creative types in the meetings world to create and participate in unique experiences all over North America.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.7.21

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WBT Systems read through four recent research reports to discover what association execs and members are saying about the pandemic’s impact on associations, the future outlook, and their take of innovation—I especially liked those findings from Mary Byers.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.27.20

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Risking innovation. Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Future Forward: Innovation and Resilience. Lori Pugh Marcum, CMP, CMM, HMCC, CED, Head of Meeting Innovation, Meeting Professionals International.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.4.20

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Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Host: 360 Live Media/Event Innovators Exchange. Innovative Event Marketing Strategies for 2021.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.13.20

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McKinley Advisors describes how they helped the Infectious Diseases Society of America by starting at the top with governance and leadership development. Professionals in Certification Networking Event.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.12.20

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Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. With rising costs of R&D and globalizing competition, it often makes sense to collaborate with competitors on product development, innovation and joint manufacturing.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.20.19

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Tis the season to support your local food bank—you can find yours on this map from Feeding America (where you can also search by zip code). Presenters: Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.15.20

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Presenters: Antonia Cardone, Americas Lead of Total Workplace, Cushman & Wakefield. Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. We want to educate, inspire and innovate together.

Do associations still matter?

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They’ve long provided a rich breeding ground for new ideas, education and innovation. . Standards: High sets of standards, codes of ethics and certifications in specific fields. With the LGBTQ population in America making up only 4.5 Be innovative.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.11.20

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I swear we’re the only people in America who don’t subscribe to Netflix so I haven’t watched Queen’s Gambit but I keep seeing references to it all over the place. Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.5.20

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I’ve also started watching this PBS documentary series, Reconstruction: America After the Civil War written and presented by Henry Louis Gates Jr. Kit” (innovation in a box) and then crowd-sourcing the most impactful tools that people use throughout the Disruptor League.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.11.20

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Lewis Flax of Flax Associates says, “Innovative sponsorship options exist way beyond pasting logos anywhere and everywhere.” Her family pays the price for America’s chicken dinners. Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.3.20

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Forget White Fragility : here are ten books America should be reading about race. Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Anthony Gad, National Director of Research, State Innovation Exchange.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.1.20

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Find yours on the Feeding America website. America’s artisan cheese industry is struggling to survive without restaurants. Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman.

Learners Want Transformation—What Does It Take to Deliver?

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Tracy King, MA, CAE, CEO and Chief Learning Strategist at InspirED, is one of those innovators. Yes, some associations have certification programs. Tracy shared these statistics from the Association for Talent Development: corporate training is a $160 billion industry in North America, and worldwide it’s a $355 billion budget. Universities have the resources to design courses and certification and the desire to generate additional revenue.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.14.20

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Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Presenter: Kyle Barkins, Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer, Tapp Network.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.24.20

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Find yours on the Feeding America website. Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. James Ellsmoor of Island Innovation.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.8.20

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Find yours on the Feeding America website. Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Chapter virtual events.

Jay-Z’s ‘Holy Grail’ Sparks Change in Association’s Award Rules

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The Recording Industry Association of America updated its rules for certifying gold and platinum digital albums in light of Samsung’s giveaway of 1 million digital copies of the rapper’s latest album. A new marketing tactic by Jay-Z and Samsung is causing the Recording Industry of Association of America to make changes to its Gold and Platinum (G&P) Program award rules, again.

APICS Aims to Fill a Need with its New Credential

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Integrating AST&L into APICS allows us to fortify our supply chain education and certification offering with deeper content in the areas of transportation and logistics,” said APICS CEO Abe Eshkenazi in a press release issued last July. After the merger, “we did a tremendous amount of marketing research up front to determine what other types of education or certification might be out there,” said Bob Collins, APICS senior director of professional development.

Happy Birthday to Us

Association Management

As we mark America’s birthday, there are a few other birthdays that the team at Virtual, Inc. PICMG is a great example of a standard-setting organization that has never sat on its laurels and continues to bring innovation to market. NFC Forum members remained onboard and committed to the core activities of the organization – specification work, marketing and ecosystem development and building out a testing and certification program for NFC-enabled devices.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.20.17

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As a CAE whose studying and exam experience is still imprinted in my brain, I can relate to this post from WBT Systems about motivating certification candidates. Presenter: Joanne Joham, Regional Director North America, ICCA. Transform Your Association Benefits: ​​​​​​​Create a Roadmap for Innovation. SURGE 2017 is a virtual summit with a thesis: By joining together thousands of association professionals, we can collectively innovate and push our industry forward.

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#ASAE19 Game Changers: Leading With Purpose

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Columbus-based food entrepreneurs Jeni Britton Bauer and Joe DeLoss have succeeded thanks to innovation—and by bringing a diverse group of people along for the ride. But a challenge accompanies that familiar change-or-die ethos: How do you innovate without alienating the people you’re serving? Bauer, the founder of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams in Columbus, Ohio, spent the early part of her career in the mid-90s earning accolades for her innovative and flavorful conconctions.

Today’s Conference Education Model Was Created For An Economy That No Longer Exists

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It is usually devoted to information transfer through a lecture or panel, rote learning and memorization of facts and figures to pass a certification test. Most 21st Century jobs require critical thinking, complex problem solving, collaboration, creativity, innovation, and information analysis. These 21st Century skills included problem solving, critical thinking, evaluation and analysis of information, creativity and innovation.

Knowledge Application Gap Still Exists in Some Emerging Markets.

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Where in the World are the Innovators? Here is an excerpt: EACH year India produces about twice as many engineering and computing geeks as America, counting those with bachelor’s degrees or a Master’s in Computer Applications, a conversion course. This “engineering gap” is a source of pride in India and consternation in America, which fears the cutting and pasting of high-tech jobs from West to East. GrowGlobally.org.

Medical Scribes: Industry Group Says Field Rising Quickly

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The American College of Medical Scribe Specialists (ACMSS) , which launched in 2010, offers training, certification programs, and advocacy for the industry. Unless we have some futuristic component where a physician can do live documentation while walking down the hall, there will always be a need for scribes,” said Sarah Lamb, the COO of Scribe America , which offers training and technology services for medical scribes and is a key backer of ACMSS.