Influence Across America

Spark Consulting

Thanks to the generosity of my friend and colleague Ed Barks , I had the opportunity to attend Influence Across America: The Rise of State and Local Power and the Impact of Digital Media , a National Digital Roundtable panel event at the Newseum earlier this week. The post Influence Across America appeared first on Spark Consulting. communication social media strategy Ed Barks

Membership and Chapter Growth is a Team Effort at AGC of America

Association Adviser

From the Corner Office: Jeff Wilson, Associated General Contractors of America. Supporting membership marketing for 92 chapters in 50 states, managing highly successful member discount programs, and finding ways to woo young people onto a career path that has fallen out of favor with much of America makes for an interesting job, but Jeff Wilson, chief marketing officer for the Associated General Contractors of America , handles it with aplomb. Jeff Wilson, AGC of America.

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2017 Member Engagement Strategy

Potomac Core

Moreover, the data can serve as the foundation for a 2017 Member Engagement Strategy that can position your organization as a more relevant and necessary resource for your members. In terms of 2017 Member Engagement Strategy, utilize data and research to build your partnership with professions and industries. Selling more or selling louder will hinder instead of help your 2017 Member Engagement Strategy. 2017 Member Engagement Strategy.

Great News – America’s Hiring and Associations have a Reason to Celebrate

YourMembership Blog

America’s hiring again and associations and their members have reason to celebrate. Opportunities for you to even further strengthen your organizations’ relevance and engagement strategies. The post Great News – America’s Hiring and Associations have a Reason to Celebrate appeared first on YourMembership. Last Friday the US Bureau of Labor Statistics announced a very strong jobs report that caught many economists by surprise.

SCD Group: Chicken, Bus, Holland America & Associations: How do.

SCD Group

Chicken, Bus, Holland America & Associations: How do you treat your members? Last month, our Holland America (@HALcruises) tour bus broke down while we were driving the Top of the World highway (TOTWH) from Chicken, ALaska, to Dawson City, Yukon Territory, Canada. Holland Americas response with this unexpected delay made me think about how our associations treat members when the unexpected happens. Holland Americas emergency system took over. Pages. About. Contact.

Largest International Meetings Expo Comes to USA ? IMEX America.

GlowGlobally

global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. Largest International Meetings Expo Comes to USA – IMEX America in Las Vegas. Now IMEX is coming to America, and MCI is inviting you to attend as our guest. Please follow this link to apply online to attend as MCI’s guest – IMEX America 2011 Hosted Buyer Program. . GrowGlobally.org.

Daily Buzz: America’s First Coin Returns Home

Associations Now

The coin was once held by some of America’s Founding Fathers, including Alexander Hamilton, and is the ancestor to the U.S. Event Manager Blog breaks down email invitation strategies to improve RSVP rates. The post Daily Buzz: America’s First Coin Returns Home appeared first on Associations Now 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.

Include Is a Verb

Spark Consulting

The whitepaper also includes interviews with a DELP mentor/scholar team ( Shawn Boynes , CAE and Desirée Knight , CMP) and with Cie Armtead, the current chair of ASAE’s D+I committee; sidebars from noted D+I experts Jessica Pettitt , Joan Eisenstodt , and Joe Gerstandt ; and case studies of three associations that are doing outstanding D+I work for the audiences they serve (the Association for Women in Science , the Entomological Society of America , and the Geological Society of America ).

Ahead of Give Local America, 7 trends in Giving Days

Beth Kanter

With the clock ticking for Give Local America on May 5, community foundations and others are finalizing plans for this national day of online giving. Source: GiveMN A school principal rides a zipline as a way to bring attention to Give to the Max Day in Minnesota. Guest Post by Michelle Huttenhoff, Knight Foundation. At Knight Foundation , we’ve been providing insights on organizing successful Giving Days, and wanted to share the latest information we have gathered.

Leveraging strategy to amplify education initiatives

Aaron Wolowiec

Likewise, Detroit is not the ‘black eye’ of America and Motown magic continues to attract business. My session will illuminate current best practices in training and conference session planning and has come to be titled, “Leveraging Strategy to Amplify Education Initiatives.”. To prioritize learning means to: Develop and apply an intentional education strategy; Experiment with more creative instructional strategies that align with adult learning theory; and.

Give Local America Disaster Offers Lessons for Next Time

Beth Kanter

Also, if you have not read it, Kivi Leroux-Miller has written a stellar piece called “ The Heroes and Villains of Give Local America Story. “ Give Local America Disaster Offers Lessons for Next Time – Guest Post by Peter Panepento. based software company, created Give Local America so community foundations could host annual one-day fundraising events. Last year, Give Local America raised $68.5

Public Relations Society Eyes New Strategy Framework

Associations Now

In its new three-year framework, the Public Relations Society of America doubles down on collaborations and thought leadership as it aims to better serve its member base—one it hopes to grow in the years ahead. More members, better professional development, and stronger thought leadership: The Public Relations Society of America has some big plans for the years ahead. The post Public Relations Society Eyes New Strategy Framework appeared first on Associations Now

Snowsports Group Unveils Consumer-Focused Tradeshow Strategy

Associations Now

Less than three years after selling its decades-old business-to-business tradeshow, Snowsports Industries America is diving back into the show business with the purchase of two consumer-focused expos.

Legal Issues That Are Important To Any International Strategy.

GlowGlobally

global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. Legal Issues That Are Important To Any International Strategy. 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. Missteps in this process could completely derail an association’s best global strategy! GrowGlobally.org.

We Asked, You Answered: Practical and Tactical Event Strategies

Associations Now

Past President, Case Management Society of America. The post We Asked, You Answered: Practical and Tactical Event Strategies appeared first on Associations Now Not every “wow”-worthy gesture at an event has to be bold—sometimes, it just has to be supremely useful. Here are a few smart ways associations impressed their attendees and exhibitors. Sometimes, the biggest “wow” you can generate for your attendees isn’t a spectacle.

Is your association a global guru in the making?

Aaron Wolowiec

Strategy. associations’ global strategies and international engagement. associations’ business activities with countries outside North America. One of the key findings: The most successful global associations have a strong commitment to internationalization, with a clearly defined and executed global strategy. On the contrary, those who restrict board membership to North America have flat membership growth.

Globalization isn’t a ‘one-size-fits-all’ strategy for associations

Aaron Wolowiec

Other key findings in the report: North America is the most popular location in the world for global expansion among associations, followed by Europe, Australia/New Zealand and South America. Organizations that have a solid international business strategy experience faster growth. According to the United Nations, in the year 2100 the world’s population will be 11.2 billion people.

Globalization isn’t a ‘one-size-fits-all’ strategy for associations

Aaron Wolowiec

Other key findings in the report: North America is the most popular location in the world for global expansion among associations, followed by Europe, Australia/New Zealand and South America. Organizations that have a solid international business strategy experience faster growth. According to the United Nations, in the year 2100 the world’s population will be 11.2 billion people.

Bonus Coverage of Emerging Association Technology Trends 2015

Association Adviser

As we discussed in How to Tackle Technology, offering members videos, apps, social media and responsive design won’t work without a cohesive strategy in place—and it might even backfire on you. Features Technology AGC of America APRO mobile apps NBMBAA responsive design technology TSAE For more about this topic, click on the headline.

Association Field Report (April 23, 2021) – New Partnership Opportunities for Associations

Moery Company

But it gives you a different way to collaborate with industry and with members to address some issues that might be facing America. Advocacy Association Business Strategy #assnchat bizdev partnership opportunities partnerships vaccination sites

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Does Your Industry Need a Well-Considered API Strategy?

Associations Now

The financial industry group NACHA is working with dozens of industry stakeholders to create a long-term plan for introducing an API strategy for the ACH network. The association had been researching the strategy for months before finally getting it off the ground. ” The post Does Your Industry Need a Well-Considered API Strategy?

In the Spotlight, the IDSA Foundation Finds Success

.orgSource

When the pandemic put the Infectious Diseases Society of America in the public eye, Stephen Peeler, CFRE, was determined to use that opportunity to gain support for the […]. Most of us didn’t have viruses on our minds before 2020.

Two Web Strategy Screencasts

High Context

I created two screencasts (video of a browser session with voice over) showing websites that demonstrate several of the web strategies that I cover in my book, Online and On Mission: Practical Web Strategy for Breakthrough Results. The videos accompany an article I wrote for the December issue of Associations Now , What Drives Your Web Strategy? Articles ASAE Online and On Mission Book Strategy

Construction Industry’s Youth Strategy Includes Appealing to Gamers

Associations Now

“There is much more use of laser and GPS-guided equipment, building-information modeling, and other things that require computer skills and use of technology that was not common before the recession,” Ken Simonson, an economist for the Associated General Contractors of America, told the magazine. The post Construction Industry’s Youth Strategy Includes Appealing to Gamers appeared first on Associations Now

Nonprofits struggling to meet demand

Aaron Wolowiec

Other strategies: cutting funds and changing the business model. According to the Meals on Wheels Association of America , many senior nutrition programs receive federal funding through the Older Americans Act, which took a huge financial hit as a result of the sequestration. Last week’s post focused on the economy, and here I am writing again about it.

Strategy Shift: Recording Industry Seeks Software Change to Fight Piracy

Associations Now

Taking a new approach, the Recording Industry Association of America is asking BitTorrent, Inc., The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), which has struggled for years in a battle against sites such as The Pirate Bay, has a new strategy for taking on piracy: It’s asking the company that created the protocol to make some big changes. The post Strategy Shift: Recording Industry Seeks Software Change to Fight Piracy appeared first on Associations Now

Title IX Association’s New “Super Member” Strategy

Associations Now

ATIXA was founded to help educate coordinators and others who are ensuring Title IX compliance in America’s schools. The post Title IX Association’s New “Super Member” Strategy appeared first on Associations Now To boost its efforts to offer its members the resources they need to best do their jobs, the Association of Title IX Administrators created a new membership category focused on providing greater access to its educational materials and services.

FrackFeed: Pro-Fracking Activists Try the BuzzFeed Strategy

Associations Now

Everly, who also works on the Independent Petroleum Association of America’s Energy in Depth website, says the goal of FrackFeed is to have fun with a topic that can often feel a bit dry. The post FrackFeed: Pro-Fracking Activists Try the BuzzFeed Strategy appeared first on Associations Now A new website created by the advocacy group North Texans for Natural Gas aims to jab its many celebrity critics, using memes and quizzes, in an effort to promote fracking.

Smart Idea: Auto Coalition Eyes Intelligent Transit Strategy

Associations Now

The coalition—made up of the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, the Association of Global Automakers, the Information Technology Industry Council, the Intelligent Car Coalition, the Intelligent Transportation Society of America, the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association, and the National Automobile Dealers Association—hopes to draw attention to technologies such as autonomous vehicles, vehicle-to-vehicle communication, and driver-assistance systems.

Monday Buzz: New Membership Strategies for the Class of 2016

Associations Now

One of the biggest changes the associations are making is to their virtual meeting and media strategies, which both AICPA and APA have restructured, according to interviews with Folio magazine. And that means it’s time to check in with the Mathematical Association of America to see how members of the mathematics community are celebrating the holiday. The post Monday Buzz: New Membership Strategies for the Class of 2016 appeared first on Associations Now

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“Lights! Cameras! Interaction! 5 Internet TV Strategies for a New Era of Member Engagement

Association 20/20

Despite growing access to web broadcast channels and video platforms, one might conclude that our industry’s approach to video strategy has been somewhat primitive at best. Below are some strategies to help you get started: 1) Develop Channel Segments: Just as we define membership segments, it is equally important to define the key audiences you would like to reach. Innovation Managing Change Social Media Volunteer Strategy Web 2.0

Good Meeting Strategy Reduces Risk Abroad ? GrowGlobally.org

GlowGlobally

global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. Profiting from Green Meeting Strategy – Beyond the Feel Good » Jan. Good Meeting Strategy Reduces Risk Abroad. They know that, while the market may be flat in the United States, opportunity may be quite good in Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Asia or even Latin America. GrowGlobally.org.

Robert Gates, Donald Stern and Association CEOs

SCD Group

Two headlines grabbed my attention a couple of weeks back: Boy Scouts of America hired Robert Gates as its new president. So, what caught my eye is the hiring strategies of two large associations. As your volunteer leaders plan succession strategies, which direction will they go? Donald Stern SCD Group NBA Association CEOs Boy Scouts of America Associations Now association executives Donald Gates ASAE

Strategies for Bolstering International Membership ? GrowGlobally.org

GlowGlobally

global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. Strategies for Bolstering International Membership. A well-known and respected international association executive, Carolyn will contribute her thoughts on what’s important to include in global strategy and thinking. Many times, however, it can be a struggle to apply the same strategies that have worked successfully in the U.S. and Canada America to other countries.

US Health Care Association Builds Local Latin American Channel.

GlowGlobally

global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. International Meeting Strategy and Cost Saving Tips – MeetingsNet Webinar » Oct. In this case the region is Latin America. The smaller sized event provides numerous opportunities for attendees to discuss real patient cases with leaders in the field, network with colleagues, and gain knowledge that can impact practice strategies. GrowGlobally.org.

Wednesday Buzz: Cheerios’ Buzzy Cause-Marketing Strategy

Associations Now

Nonprofits should take note of the company’s three-pronged marketing strategy, which includes a social media component, a branding change, and an engaging way to get consumers directly involved. ” Head over to Marketing Dive for more insight into General Mills’ marketing strategy. The post Wednesday Buzz: Cheerios’ Buzzy Cause-Marketing Strategy appeared first on Associations Now

David Gammel's Web Strategy Report, Volume 2, Issue 3

High Context

Thoughts On Strategy: Changing Web Strategy without a Redesign. Did you know that you can adjust and implement your web strategy without a complete web site redesign? That’s just what Kevin Holland at Air Conditioning Contractors of America did when he shifted a webinar series from individual registration events to a monthly subscription. You can download a white paper on these strategies here.) David Gammel's Web Strategy Report Archive

Members Hire Constant Transformation

Potomac Core

Some leaders already acknowledge that relevance by itself can’t be a winning strategy in a dynamic business environment. Works with the Coalition for America’s Future to Advocate for deployment of driverless cars and trucks. Since new technologies and consumer shifts are constant and there is no accepted strategy for success in the Publishing Industry. Late Breaking News. Members Hire Constant Transformation.

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Peace Sells.But Who's Buying - Association Membership?

Association Subculture

Of the United States of America? Its the reason our political system is populated with only those who have the funds to run, the reason brilliant minds are locked out of the "right" educational institutions and the reason why corporate America is winning the fight on even the most basic of regulations in spite of their roles in the recent financial disaster. Shelly’s favorite words are change, vision, strategy, tactics, learning, teaching and Lord of the Rings.

Price Your eLearning Right

Blue Sky eLearn

Licensing: The corporate training industry (this excludes associations) represents over 160 Billion in North America alone. She’s a thought leader in education strategy and learning experience design. Learning Strategies Online Learning Uncategorized association revenue elearning elearning revenue online learning selling elearningRethinking Event-Based Pricing.

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