13 Fall Fundraising Ideas Worth Trying


Now it may not feel like fall yet (depending on where you live), but trust us, even if temps are still in the 90s (which they are in Georgia, by the way), people are eager and excited for that seasonal change. Why not tap into that excitement at your association?

From GSAE: 3 Major Trends Impacting Associations


Last week, I had the opportunity to attend the Georgia Society of Association Executives’ ( GSAE ) monthly luncheon, where John Graham, President and CEO of the American Society of Association Executives ( ASAE ) spoke about major trends impacting associations.

Members Were My Mentors: Building Consensus Among the Folks Who Build

Association Adviser

After more than three decades at the helm of various AGC chapters, Michael Dunham, CEO of the Associated General Contractors of Georgia, Inc. Michael Dunham, AGC Georgia. Association Adviser: Mike, tell us a little about AGC Georgia.

From GSAE: Understanding Change at Your Association


I attended a webinar held by the Georgia Society of Association Executives (GSAE) where Dr. David Renz , Director of the Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership at the University of Missouri - Kansas City, spoke in great detail about successfully leading change initiatives.

From GSAE: Creating Member Services That Add Value


The Georgia Society of Association Executives (GSAE) recently shared a video regarding member services that add value. association management association leadership member engagement membership management Small Staff Chatter

From GSAE: Creating a Young Professionals Group at Your Association


Fortunately, the Georgia Society of Association Executives hosted a webinar a couple of weeks ago centered around this very topic. Well that’s certainly true, but how do you create an effective young professionals task force at your association (particularly when you’re already struggling to engage young professionals)? Aaron Manogue, Marketing Manager at AMPED Association Management , had some ideas.

Use Sponsored Grants to Strengthen Your Membership and Events

Association Adviser

Kelly Clark, Naylor Association Solutions. Did you know that associations are using grants to encourage seasoned professionals to continue their professional development or to help young people interested in their industry find internships?

How Your Association Can Succeed in Social Media

Association Management

Whether your association works to build awareness, create industry standards, provide certification programs, or promote field advancements, connecting with a world of similarly invested constituents will only make your mission easier.

Turn Your Multitasking Struggle Into a Single-Tasking Juggle

Association Adviser

Jacob Wilder, CAE, BOMA Georgia. That quote from renowned British Prime Minister Winston Churchill is a great illustration of today’s busy association professional, as they tackle the multitude of projects, problems and people that demand attention and priority.

Friday Top 5

Spark Consulting

A large chunk of the association universe will be heading for Atlanta for #ASAE13 within the next week or so. There will be approximately 6000 association pros in Atlanta, and approximately twice that many options for what to do with your time there. It could be to learn something specific in your particular discipline in association management or to get exposed to new topic areas. Hell, it could be to visit the Georgia Aquarium or Coke World.

Association Career Paths

Association Adviser

” Disney didn’t know it at the time, but he was laying out the blueprint for a modern association executive. Christopher Williston VI, whom you’ll meet in this month’s Corner Office profile , is a third-generation association professional. Best things about association work.

Taking the Mobile Event App Leap

Association Adviser

But, unlike other associations using mobile conference apps, this particular trade association had no consistent demographic at its conference. Samantha Tankersley has been with Association Services Group, LLC , located in LaGrange, Ga., Samantha Tankersley.

How to Produce Association Rock Stars for 100 Years and Beyond

Association Adviser

Wendy Kavanagh, Georgia Society of Association Executives. The Georgia Society of Association Executives is celebrating its 100 th anniversary this year. Association Adviser: GSAE has existed for 100 years this year.

Are Association CEOs More Important Today Than Ever?

Associations Now

Can the same be said of association chief executives? The short answer to if association CEOs are more important is yes,” she said. So how does an association chief executive stay on his or her toes? The post Are Association CEOs More Important Today Than Ever?

Moose to MOOCs and 3 other articles for association executives

SCD Group

Coursera, a Silicon Valley-based company, is announcing today that it will partner with university systems in Colorado, Georgia, New York, Tennessee and Texas to develop and evaluate the potential of technology that is fueling dramatic changes in how higher education is designed and delivered.

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From the Corner Office: Rob Sumner, CAE, Esq.

Association Adviser

An association lawyer for nearly 20 years, Sumner has more than 24 years of experience in association management and has been an active member of the Georgia Society of Association Executives (GSAE) since 1981. Most of my clients are associations.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.23.18

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Content is everywhere and a good deal of it is crap. In the last of their three-part series on AI for associations, rasa.io Has your association considered podcast advertising yet?

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Big Data: Big Headache or Big Opportunity for Associations?

Association Adviser

Hank Berkowitz, Association Adviser. It seems you can’t go to an industry or association conference these days without seeing Big Data somewhere on the agenda. READER NOTE: Association Adviser is in the final stages of preparing the 2014 edition of the annual Association Communication Benchmarking Study. Those in the association world are a little less blunt about the information gathering process. Associations tend to forget that part, Drake said.