What is Association Management?

Association Navigator

This summer I’m looking for opportunities to explain association management and share how we do it at Verto Solutions. One of my earlier blog posts included a basic overview of association management. Verto Solutions Association Management.

Compare Association Management Software Platforms

GrowthZone

Could an Association Management Software (AMS) solution be the answer to the inefficiencies that plague your association? This article will help you evaluate ten association software options. What is Association Management Software (AMS)?

Association Management Basics: Successful Leadership Transitions

Association Navigator

The transition to a new senior association executive presents a great opportunity for an organization to grow and innovate, but transitions that aren’t handled well can set an organization back for years Finzel says. I had the good fortune to miss last week’s blizzard in DC.

The Future of Association Management Systems

SocialFish

This seems to be the question that has haunted association execs for more than 25 years when the initial association management system hit the not-for-profit marketplace. Associations should budget appropriately for AMS training, especially beyond implementation.

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Verto Solutions, ASAE & the Association Management Advantage

Association Navigator

Association management is in the spotlight again. ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership just published a special supplement to Associations Now that focuses on the advantages of association management. Verto Solutions , a Washington, D.C.-based

Thanks For Playing: Happy Empancipation Day, DC!

Thanks For Playing

Seeking community in associations since 2008. Happy Empancipation Day, DC! Today marks the 150th anniversary of DC Emancipation Day. Its been a holiday in DC since 2005. Photo credit: Mr. T in DC. Labels: life in DC , personal reflections. Association blogger and general troublemaker. Top association management Blogs. Happy Empancipation Day, DC! Alltop Association Management. Association Subculture.

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Reading Partners DC Needs Our Help!

Spark Consulting

[This post is NOT about association management, but many members of the association community are in the DC area, and an outstanding DC nonprofit could REALLY use our help right now.]. The post Reading Partners DC Needs Our Help!

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[ALMOST SOLD OUT] Don’t Miss AMS Fest! Sept 17 in DC

SocialFish

Association exec in need of financial assistance? AMS Fest is a one-day event where you’ll be elbow-to-elbow with other association executives, Association Management System consultants and AMS vendors that all want to engage in discussions around nothing but AMS.

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[ALMOST SOLD OUT] Don’t Miss AMS Fest!  Sept 17 in DC

SocialFish

Association exec in need of financial assistance? AMS Fest is a one-day event where you’ll be elbow-to-elbow with other association executives, Association Management System consultants and AMS vendors that all want to engage in discussions around nothing but AMS.

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Personal Reflections on 15 Years in Association Management – Guest Post by Shawn Boynes, CAE

Association Advocacy Chick

I’m so thrilled and honored to present my first guest blogger of Association Advocacy Chick, Shawn Boynes, CAE. In this post, he explores the lessons he’s learned during his career as an association executive. . Several months ago, my dear friend and colleague, Stefanie Reeves (or better known here as Association Advocacy Chick), asked me to be a guest blogger. 15 years ago, I was the first African-American man hired by the association I worked for at the time.

Emerging Market Strategy Seminars ? Chicago and DC in August.

GlowGlobally

global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. Emerging Market Strategy Seminars – Chicago and DC in August. What common strategies are associations using to develop a sustainable business? Association Management.

Thanks For Playing: Friday Top 5

Thanks For Playing

Seeking community in associations since 2008. For those who havent heard, DC musical legend Chuck Brown, the Godfather of Go Go, passed this Wednesday night, May 16. Labels: Friday Top 5 , life in DC. Association blogger and general troublemaker. Association Subculture.

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Speaking to Alabama Law Students about the Association World

Association Navigator

I’m excited to again speak to University of Alabama law students about opportunities in the association world. Many association professionals will admit that they stumbled into association work after doing something else first; this was certainly true for me. courtesy of [link].

Thanks For Playing: Friday Top 5

Thanks For Playing

Seeking community in associations since 2008. My Top 5 Favorite Things about the DC Cherry Blossoms: Their arrival means the arrival of my favorite season in DC: spring! Association blogger and general troublemaker. Top association management Blogs. Alltop Association Management. How to Manage Social Employees, Social Media at Events, and Car Talk. Association Subculture. Association Management Lessons from Harley Davidson.

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From MMCC 2016: 5 Steps to Creating an Inbound Marketing Strategy

MembersClicks

at ASAE’s Membership, Marketing & Communications Conference in Washington D.C. association management association leadership member engagement member retention Small Staff ChatterLast week, we had the opportunity to attend (and present!)

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Keeping the Energy Alive Post-Conference ? Friday Fix

YourMembership Blog

Membership Software Association Management Software. Associations. Management Team. December 9th, 2011 | Posted in Membership Management. We just returned from #Tech11 in DC and I spent the whole plane ride home “unplugged” – reviewing my notes and thinking about how we can do things differently, better. For short, easily managed takeaways hit them hard now. Membership Management. Associations.

Don’t Nickel-and-Dime Members: Ideas to Increase Non-Dues Revenue

.orgCommunity

Associations have traditionally used membership “as an excuse to sell more stuff at discounted prices to members,” said Garth Jordan , senior vice president of corporate strategy at the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA).

Social Media and Your Association: 3 Trends to Watch Closely

MembersClicks

A few weeks ago, we had the opportunity to attend the American Society of Association Executives’ Marketing, Membership & Communications Conference (MMCC) in Washington, D.C.

Thanks For Playing: What I'm Reading

Thanks For Playing

Seeking community in associations since 2008. Uber, DC, and the innovation model versus the permission model. Labels: blog roundup , Copyblogger , Facebook , Harvard Business Review , innovation , Jason Lauritsen , Joe Gerstandt , life in DC , Mashable , Shelly Alcorn. Association blogger and general troublemaker. Top association management Blogs. Process Killed the Association Star. Alltop Association Management. Association 141+.

Association Law Essentials

Association Navigator

The newest edition of Associations Now has a good article on basic association law issues. Jacobs , dean of the association legal community. Jerry’s book, Association Law Handbook , is in the Fifth Edition. The Association Law Handbook is a great reference tool.

Thanks For Playing: Friday Top 5

Thanks For Playing

Seeking community in associations since 2008. For the seventh year running, DC is hosting the amazing Capital Fringe Festival, July 12-29. Shows I recommend checking out this year include DC Trash , BFF , and Beertown. Association blogger and general troublemaker. Top association management Blogs. Process Killed the Association Star. Alltop Association Management. How to Manage Social Employees, Social Media at Events, and Car Talk.

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Thanks For Playing: Friday Top 5

Thanks For Playing

Seeking community in associations since 2008. This weekend is the Greater DC Cares Servathon , an annual event where thousands of volunteers participate in the DMV s largest community impact service program. Association blogger and general troublemaker. Top association management Blogs. Happy Empancipation Day, DC! Alltop Association Management. How to Manage Social Employees, Social Media at Events, and Car Talk. Association 141+.

Thanks For Playing: Reaching Detente With Your Chapters

Thanks For Playing

Seeking community in associations since 2008. One of the truisms of association management is that national/chapter relationships are often.fraught. The national provides staff support for chapters, but its in the form of two staff members who are both in DC (and in the eastern time zone). The national wants to switch to an "account executive" model, dividing the country into regions and locating a regional chapter support manager in each of them.

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The Power of Video for Associations

Association Navigator

ASAE is the American Society for Association Executives, also known as ASAE – The Center for Association Leadership. Kevin Alloca, trends manager for You Tube says that 48 hours of video is uploaded to You Tube every minute. Uncategorized ASAE Association Management video

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Is Syncing Your AMS and Accounting Software Necessary?

Association Adviser

One of the largest operating inconveniences associations would like to change is the inability to track revenue and expenses within their financial software system and sync that information with the membership information stored in their association management software system.

India and China Market Opportunities Highlighted at ASAE.

GlowGlobally

global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. « US Associations with Global Interests Growing Faster than Peers. As MCIs Senior Advisor, Global Development Strategy, I help associations build and execute global growth strategies.

Doing Good & Getting Caught Benefits Associations, Professions & Communities

SCD Group

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. Here’s the story from Associations Now.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.16.18

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Does anyone on your staff have the association CIO mindset ? Find out how learners and associations benefit from microlearning programs. Location: Washington DC.

Bring Out Your Dead! Hubris, the Great Crash of ’87 and Lessons during a Blizzard

Association Unbound

Veterans Day 1987 was a strange day for the Washington, DC area. Association Management Failed Projects MarketingSnow in November is not all that rare, but the one-foot thumping of snow on that day was unusual. While most remember that day for the snow, for me it was a day when I had a disappointing epiphany: my new product was going to flop and I was responsible. Bring Out Your Dead!

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Meditated Momentum: Sniper Executed

Elipsis Partners

On associations, technology, parenting, people, meditation, and America. When he was shooting people in Maryland, DC, and Virginia, I was six months pregnant with Conor. Washington, DC, United States. Association management professional interested in living life and working work with compassion, wisdom and understanding. ASAE - American Society of Association Executives. New Beginnings - DC, MD, and VA group for divorced and separated people.

Stronger by Association: AMR Management Services Announces.

AMR Management Services

AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. AMR Management Services Announces Acquisition of Drake & Company. AMR also provides government affairs support out of a satellite office in Washington, D.C. 6 in advance of the 2011 American Society of Association Executives meeting in St. Pages.

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Association Advocacy Chick

For the past 8 months, I’ve been on hiatus from blogging as I transition into a new position in association management. However, thanks to a local DC music video show, I saw the video for Let’s Go Crazy.

Catch Nimble AMS at the 2019 ASAE Technology Exploration Conference

Nimble AMS

2019 ASAE Technology Exploration Conference December 3-4 in Washington, DC. association technology professionals will gather for learning sessions, demos, and hands-on training to discover how the latest technology can drive their organizations to new levels of success.

Doing Business in the Middle East ? GrowGlobally.org

GlowGlobally

global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. MCI Dubai director Ajay Bhojwani presented at the recent ASAE & Center International Conference held earlier this month in Washington DC. Association Management.

AE on the Verge: 10 Thoughts from a Virtual Participant

AE on the Verge

Association management, meetings and mania. Yes, even virtual participants in association meetings have expectations. Today I participated in an associations virtual Town Hall Forum. Much better than flying to DC for those 3 hours. Every time I participate as a virtual attendee it helps me to know what to do when my own association may offer a virtual participation option. Association Executive, seasoned, more well rounded than anyone thinks.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.5.19

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… When I was in charge of getting a new AMS back at my old association, I had no idea how to approach selection and implementation. What does this mean for associations?

Getting Started in Government Relations: Advice for Law Students

Association Navigator

This is the question I’m trying to answer in this post and when I speak next week to University of Alabama law students that are in DC participating in a government relations externship program. Mike House at Hogan Lovells invited me to share my observations about getting started in DC.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.24.17

Reid All About it

If you’re an association leader, please participate in the Association Leadership 2020 governance model survey. Presenter: Jessie States, CMM, manager of professional development, MPI. Organizer: Association Networking Group. Bobrow, CAE, CMP, CMM, Bobrow Associates, Inc.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.24.17

Reid All About it

If you’re an association leader, please participate in the Association Leadership 2020 governance model survey. Presenter: Jessie States, CMM, manager of professional development, MPI. Organizer: Association Networking Group. Bobrow, CAE, CMP, CMM, Bobrow Associates, Inc.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.8.17

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events for the association community… It’s the most wonderful time of the year. But I’m going to talk about another type of list—a list of requirements for a new association management system (AMS) , you know how I love a good AMS post.

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