Super Forum After Hours: What DC and Arlington Have to Offer

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Shop in Georgetown -- Georgetown, one of DC’s oldest neighborhood -- and also one of it’s most iconic -- is right across the Potomac River from Arlington. How well do you know our nation’s capital? Beyond housing the President and being the epicenter for American politics, DC has so many fun things to do! While you’re in the area visiting for Super Forum , we hope you have time to at least quickly explore DC and the surrounding areas.

Symphony Orchestra of Arlington Performs at the White House

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As you may recall from a previous blog entry, I play violin with the Symphony Orchestra of Arlington. Recently, a chamber group from the orchestra had the unique opportunity to perform at the White House during their last day of … Continue reading → Events Uncategorized symphony orchestra of arlington white house holiday tours

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Landscapers Perform a Day of Service at Arlington National Cemetery

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Roughly 500 landscape artists will travel to DC this month to do what they do best at the Arlington National Cemetery as part of a day of service organized by PLANET, the national association for landscape professionals. The post Landscapers Perform a Day of Service at Arlington National Cemetery appeared first on Associations Now

Symphony Orchestra of Arlington to Launch Season with Concert & Gala

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New Chapter Models: Lessons at #AssnCEX2017

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Examples of this will be part of the conversation at CEX: Association Component Exchange on October 13 in Arlington, VA Associations are tweaking, evolving and revamping their chapter programs. According the ASAE Foundation Mutually Beneficial Volunteering Relationships , 44% or associations in the study indicated they reviewed their. structure and 41% added or deleted components or made a change within. the past five years.

Truckers Partner With Wreaths Across America for First “Rolling Tribute”

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Of those, 105,000 were placed at Arlington National Cemetery. In 1992—the first year Morrill Worcester and Worcester Wreath Company donated wreaths—5,000 wreaths were laid at Arlington. Every December, Wreaths Across America (WAA), a nonprofit established by the Worcester Wreath Company in 2007 to expand the wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery to other veterans’ cemeteries nationwide, hosts National Wreaths Across America Day.

Members Hire Strategic Solutions

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According to Jon Kulok , Principal , Edge Research , based in Arlington, Virginia, having this type of immersive research level “sets the strategic planning discussion around stakeholders and enables conversations around how members can leverage their Association to get to places not imagined today.” Breaking news. Executives and Professionals seek strategic solutions from their Associations.

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Another Life Change - BlogClump

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I will no longer be the Executive Director of the Arlington Soccer Association. skip to main | skip to sidebar. BlogClump - Blogging About Associations From a Gen Xer. A Gen Xer giving his thoughts and opinions on the Association world. Friday, November 20, 2009. Another Life Change. It has been an entire month since my last post, and some things have happened. The biggest is that I will be changing jobs come Dec.

Presentations This Week - BlogClump

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The next few days are crazy for me as this weekend is the Virginia Youth Soccer Association workshop being hosted here in Arlington. skip to main | skip to sidebar. BlogClump - Blogging About Associations From a Gen Xer. A Gen Xer giving his thoughts and opinions on the Association world. Friday, January 23, 2009. Presentations This Week. Then Tuesday and Wednesday is the ASAE Tech Conference. I will be presenting at both conferences. Saturday I am talking about Web 2.0

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.6.17

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Fri 10/13 (all day) – Association Component Exchange aka CEX (Arlington VA). Location: Arlington VA. The weekly list of free professional development events for the association community… Only 10% of Americans love cooking. Sure, “love” is a tougher bar to reach than “like,” but that stat still surprises me, probably because I love cooking, usually. Now the grocery industry has to figure out how to adapt their business to this new reality.

A look back, a look forward - BlogClump

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Then, in October, I started my first ED job with the Arlington Soccer Association. skip to main | skip to sidebar. BlogClump - Blogging About Associations From a Gen Xer. A Gen Xer giving his thoughts and opinions on the Association world. Monday, January 5, 2009. A look back, a look forward. My first post of 2009 - w00t! Looking back, 2008 was a major year of change for me. In April, I welcomed my beautiful daughter Madeline Louise into the world.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.3.20

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I’ve been looking for a recipe that comes close to the stollen at Pastries by Randolph (Arlington VA), which, back in my day there, bought more butter than any other kitchen in the DMV.

I have a new job - BlogClump

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13, I will be the new Executive Director of the Arlington Soccer Association. skip to main | skip to sidebar. BlogClump - Blogging About Associations From a Gen Xer. A Gen Xer giving his thoughts and opinions on the Association world. Tuesday, September 23, 2008. I have a new job. I am so very excited to announce that as of Oct.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.16.16

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Association Chat Live: Communication Disruption (Arlington VA). Hosted by KiKi L’Italien, founder of Amplified Growth, this week’s chat is live at the Higher Logic office in Arlington VA. Does everyone have a cup of coffee and a maple-glazed donut? Just me? No matter, it’s time to review the many learning opportunities scheduled for next week. Then, you know the drill, select and register for one and add it to your schedule. Make time to invest in your future.

Truckers Help Wreaths Across America Reach Cemeteries Far and Wide

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WAA has expanded the event far beyond Arlington National Cemetery, where the tradition began. Steve Schildhauer, who will be driving the Wreaths Across America Honor Truck from Maine to Arlington National Cemetery this weekend, said he considered it a great honor, as he and many of his relatives have served in the military.

Six Reasons to be Excited for the 7th Annual Higher Logic Super Forum

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The Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel is close to everything -- Higher Logic HQ, Reagan National Airport, the National Mall, and plenty of D.C.’s We are so excited for Super Forum - this year it’s November 14 and 15. Since this is our seventh one, we have big things in store -- you won’t want to miss out! Here are just a few things I’m personally excited for: Results Driven theme. This year is all about getting results -- for your team, your organization, and your community members.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.17.20

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Knowledge Management in Practice (Arlington VA). Location: Arlington VA.

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Catering and Innovation – Main Event

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Nancy Goodman and Joel Thevoz, the married business partners at Main Event Caterers in Arlington, Virginia have created an aquaponics system for growing vegetables and raising fish – in their warehouse! There’s a fascinating feature in the current Washington Business Journal about gourmet catering and small business innovation.

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Private Equity Hires Associations, Private Equity Fires Associations

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Corey Rosenbusch , President & CEO, Global Cold Chain Alliance , Arlington, Virginia remains focused on the potential loss of dues and non-dues revenue as Private Equity companies consolidate memberships.

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IMIS Cultivates Strong Business Partners

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We will be at the IMIS Discovery conference in Arlington Va this coming week. Many of our customers use an association management system (AMS) as their system of record. Our CourseStage Learning Management System (LMS) must integrate or talk to the AMS in order to allow users to have a seamless “single-sign on” experience as they move from association website to our LMS. Often, transcript information is also sent to the AMS from the LMS.

Art By Jason Kampf: Higher Logic Hosts First Office Art Installation

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We’re getting even more creative at our new Higher Logic headquarters in Arlington, VA. Last week we co-hosted our first art show with Barbara Hawthorn Interiors, Ltd., featuring local artist Jason Kampf. Special thanks to Barbara and her team for their help in making this dream of ours a reality and introducing us to Jason!

CMAD 2016: It’s the Year of Community Management

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Join Higher Logic and community managers from across the region for a CMAD happy hour in Arlington, VA, on Thursday, January 28, at 5pm. Happy Community Manager Appreciation Day! This is one of our favorite days of the year. The community management industry is making great strides and growing rapidly into 2016, thanks to innovative content and collaboration amongst community managers.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.14.16

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Data Sessions: Getting Real with Data (Arlington VA). Our neighborhood creek found a new path during the hurricane. My apologies if I missed a few webinars this time. I’m writing this post earlier than usual (Wednesday) because we’re leaving tomorrow for a weekend camping trip on the beach – a welcome change from several days of camping inside our house. As I write this, we’re heading into our fifth day without power.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.22.17

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Save the date: Fri 10/13 – Association Component Exchange aka CEX (Arlington VA). Location: Arlington VA. The weekly list of free professional development and events for the association community… Politicians and pundits need to listen to these two women whose friendship survives their opposing politics. And, if you find yourself judging others because of their politics, you need to watch this TED video too.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.29.17

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Save the date: Fri 10/13 – Association Component Exchange aka CEX (Arlington VA). Location: Arlington VA. The weekly list of free professional development events for the association community… More M&A news this week: Personify bought Wild Apricot. DelCor’s Loretta DeLuca, Gretchen Steenstra, and Kathleen McQuilkin had a chat with Personify CEO Eric Thurston to get the deets.

3 Engagement Strategies Drive Growth

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An example of how 3 engagement drives growth at Associations is the Arlington, Virginia based Aluminum Association , led by Heidi Biggs Brock, President and CEO. Global economic challenges from modest growth to market uncertainty continue to drive changes on how Trade Associations deliver value. In several instances, CEOs are collaborating with their boards and management teams to transform their organizations into strategic partners.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.15.17

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Save the date: Fri 10/13 – Component Exchange aka CEX (Arlington VA). Location: Arlington VA. The weekly list of free webinars and events for the association community… We’re all Equif*cked. I swiped that word from TechCrunch —it’s a gem. Dave Coriale at DelCor Technology Solutions isn’t one to use that kind of language in public but he did share 12 steps association CEOs can take to avoid becoming the next Equifax —and avoid getting the axe.

Grain Industry Highlights Safety Concerns, With OSHA’s Help

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The event was born of an alliance between OSHA, NGFA, and several related organizations, including the American Feed Industry Association, Grain Elevator and Processing Society, Grain Handling Safety Coalition, Nationwide Insurance, and University of Texas at Arlington. In the annual Stand-Up for Grain Safety Week, the workplace safety agency partners with the National Grain and Feed Association to help industry employers educate workers on grain bin hazards.

Driving Results at 7th Annual Higher Logic Super Forum

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WBT Systems is delighted to be a Platinum Sponsor of the 7th Annual Higher Logic Super Forum , taking place in Arlington, VA, November 14-15. The 2016 Higher Logic Super Forum is an exclusive two-day training, educational, and social event for Higher Logic clients, partners and community enthusiasts, with the theme: Results Driven. Measure. Manage.

Pride

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The group visited Arlington National Cemetery and the World War II Memorial. I’m extremely proud of my grandfather, Lt. Emmett M. Cox, Jr. and my father the Honorable Emmett R. Both men visited Washington, D.C. for the day on Wednesday. Emmett M. Cox, Jr. and Hon. Emmett R. “Rip” Cox. “Granddaddy” and “Dad” visited Washington as part of an “Honor Flight” from Mobile, Alabama.

We Asked, You Answered: Making the Most of Drive Time

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I “slug” (casual carpool ride) from Woodbridge to Arlington in Virginia. If you’re not one of those lucky folks who commute in their bunny slippers down the hall to their home office, you’re likely spending some time behind the wheel each day.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.22.19

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Reducing the Loss of Corporate Sponsors/Partners (Brown Bag Lunch Idea Exchange, Arlington VA). Location: Arlington VA. The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… In a two-part series ( part 1 and part 2 ) on Association Adviser , Jeff De Cagna, FRSA, FASAE, executive advisor for Foresight First LLC, writes about building a future-ready association. Notice he didn’t say “future-proof”—he explains why.

You’ve Got to Read This: December 6, 2011

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I’m go glad I got up to Arlington VA to attend, it was a great day of conversation. Blogs are not dead! That was the verdict from DelCor Technology Solution’s unconference last month: Progress U. Blogger Summit. DelCor’s publishing a series of follow-up posts from the Summit. The first talks about the state of blog reading and writing today and why blogs are a good idea for associations. DelCor’s second post discusses Six Barriers to Blogging – And How to Bust Them.

Come celebrate Jamie’s recovery and the book launch with us!

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Where: Higher Logic HQ’s – 1600 Wilson Boulevard Suite 400 Arlington, Virginia 22209. You’re invited to a very unusual event! It’s a strategic workshop! . We got our heads together with our friends at Epic PR to put together a strategic workshop, a book launch party, and a cancer fundraiser all rolled into one!

The Power of Chatty Friends

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When I lived in Sacramento CA and Arlington VA I supported food banks with time and money. Last night I went to the Kids Summer Stock Social Media Mixer at the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. That’s a mouthful! What does it all mean? It means I was in the Food Bank’s HUGE Raleigh warehouse full of boxes of all kinds of food — fruit, vegetables, eggs, bread, Mt Olive pickles, peanut butter, water, you name it — on towering shelves that reach up to the ceiling.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.21.16

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Location: Arlington Convention Center, Arlington TX. Spring is the perfect time to nurture your professional growth. You can start doing that by setting aside one hour a week for you. Maybe one of these virtual or in-person events will be a good place to start. Mon 3/12 at 9 a.m. Central (networking at 8:30 a.m.) – Dallas Fort Worth Association Executives Association Day. DFWAE has put together a good-looking slate of sessions—good luck making your choices!

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.24.20

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Knowledge Management in Practice (Arlington VA). Location: Arlington VA. The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Is social media about paying attention … or getting it? For me, it’s primarily about paying attention.

This Week’s Coolest Jobs – November 16

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Director of Marketing – George Mason University Schar School of Policy and Government – The Schar School is located on the Arlington and Fairfax campuses of George Mason University and serves 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students, with approximately 13,000 alumni. This position is located on the Arlington campus. Here are some of the coolest jobs you can find via the SocialFish job board !

For the Love of Community

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Save-The-Date: November 14-15, 2016 at The Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel). At Higher Logic we heart communities. But really, who doesn’t? We all belong to communities in some way shape or form – both on and offline. Have you ever stopped to think about why you love community? For me, communities are easy to love because of the people. What I mean by this is that communities are possible because a group of passionate people with a purpose have joined together in a common mission.

Doing Good & Getting Caught Benefits Associations, Professions & Communities

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Roughly 500 landscape artists will travel to DC this month to do what they do best at the Arlington National Cemetery as part of a day of service organized by PLANET, the national association for landscape professionals. Recent projects of two professions illustrate how associations can engage their members in doing good for their communities while promoting the image of the profession.