ASAE Reveals 2020 Gold Circle Awards Winners


With the cancelation of the 2020 Marketing, Membership & Communications Conference due to COVID-19, ASAE will be taking a new, creative approach to recognize, celebrate and share the work of GCA Awardees. To join the virtual celebration use [link].

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Daily Buzz: America’s First Coin Returns Home

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The American Numismatic Association’s “Numismatist of the Year” identified the United States’ first coin—and now it’s returning to Philadelphia thanks to an association meeting. Also: How to extend the life of event content. Money makes the world go ‘round—and the first ever coin struck by the United States government is making its way back to Philadelphia for the first time since the 1780s. Called the “Plain Obverse Quint,” the coin was given to the U.S.

How to Keep Employees Focused When Stress Levels Are High

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Here’s how you can support your staff’s wellness while keeping them on task. In October 2016, the American Psychological Association released its annual Stress in America report , which found about half of Americans were stressed over the presidential election. out of 10—due to concerns over politics, terrorism, personal safety, and police violence. Mitchell said the best solution is again to remind staff of their purpose, rather than limit phone or internet usage.

New Report Examines How Millennials View Leadership

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It also gives cross-generational recommendations on how to ensure that millennials become successful leaders. workforce , are an interesting group to study. But a recently released report—“ Divergent Views/Common Ground: The Leadership Perspectives of C-Suite Executives and Millennial Leaders ” [PDF]—from The Conference Board, Development Dimensions International, and RW2 Enterprises does just this. However, the research also brought to light key differences.

Daily Buzz: How One Association Is Re-Creating History

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To celebrate its 150th anniversary, the Professional Photographers of America will re-create iconic imagery from its inaugural year. Also: how Google might be affecting organic searches. In celebration of the Professional Photographers of America’s 150th anniversary, its Massachusetts chapter will reconvene this Sunday to re-create the group’s historic first photograph from 1869. Trying to reach potential members through Google?

Coming to Their Senses: Creating Multisensory Events

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The way to a more immersive meeting experience for your attendees is to create multisensory events, says new research by London & Partners and CWT Meetings & Events. It’s clear that the industry can do more to fully embrace sensory experiences in order to deliver unforgettable experiences for event goers. Where to Begin. The good news is that there are a lot of ways for associations to get started on creating a multisensory experience.

Partnership Builds Police, Community Relationships

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To build relationships between law enforcement and their communities, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles is engaging the Los Angeles Police Department in its mentorship program. To connect law enforcement with their communities through mentorship relationships, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles (BBBSLA) has partnered with the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD). We cannot sit on the sidelines,” BBBSA President and CEO Pam Iorio said in a press release.

Association-Approved Father’s Day Gifts

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This Father’s Day, dad might be getting a little extra recognition, and associations are here to help decide how to show it to him. According to a survey from the National Retail Federation —conducted by Prosper Principal—the average amount consumers will spend on Father’s Day has jumped from $115.57 to $125.92 If you’re still struggling to choose a Father’s Day gift, these associations can help with the decision.

Are You Delivering What Jobseekers Want?

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Working in America has changed a lot in the last century. Employers are paying more attention to the needs and wants of their employees, perhaps more than they ever have before. A 21st century company has to be employee-centric in order to stay relevant and push the boundaries of industry ,” wrote one contributor on Forbes. Randstad recommends that organizations figure out who they’re competing against for talent—and determine how to improve their own performance.

Association Responds to Bomb Threats at Jewish Community Centers

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When 16 Jewish community centers received bomb threats on the same day, JCC Association of North America kept its members informed about the threats in real time. Meeting member needs took on unusual urgency for JCC Association of North America this week, as the organization moved quickly to respond to a series of bomb threats against local Jewish community centers. The threats turned out to be false. [It’s

Nonprofit Helps Win Bee Species Endangered Status

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To help the species recover, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has designated it endangered, thanks to the work of a conservation nonprofit. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) added the rusty patched bumble bee to the endangered species list, a decision based on a petition from the Xerces Society, a conservation nonprofit focused on invertebrates. “We Fish and Wildlife Service the authority to regulate anything which might bring harm to this particular species.”.

Starring….Your Association Publications

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As the orchestra commences the drum roll, the announcer’s voice booms through the microphone: “And the winner is…” When he calls out the name of your association, the audience leaps to its feet, cheering wildly, throwing confetti and raising glasses of champagne as you take to the stage to receive the glittering trophy. Okay, perhaps this is not exactly how association communication awards presentations really go down. The cost to submit an application is $50.

Increased Competition Offers Opportunity for Association Events

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While this means increased competition for associations, it could also mark the perfect time for you to harness your meetings’ unique advantages. Earlier this week, the 2017 Freeman Global Brand Experience Study was released. The role of brand experience continues to increase in scope and importance, as audience expectations evolve,” said Chris Cavanaugh, executive vice president and chief marketing officer at Freeman, in a press release. Where to Begin.

International Organizations and Social Media: News, Engagement, and Social Data for Policy Change

Beth Kanter

The course is about how to leverage networks and social media for learning and impact. While the primary goal is for students to learn about strategic use of networks and social media for international organizations, I will also be covering some practical career skills such as effective networking and self-directed professional learning (also called “Social Learning”). They also produced this infographic about how World Leaders tweet.