Why People Love This Association’s Membership Mascot

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At the Kentucky Pharmacists Association, Roamey the Gnome is popular guy. There’s a saying in association management that “we wear a lot of hats.” Post by Kentucky Pharmacists Association.

Certified Association Executive (CAE) ? What's the Value?

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AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Certified Association Executive (CAE) — What’s the Value? Like many association executives I stumbled into this career — first came the job offer, then came the understanding of what association management means. Pages.

Stronger by Association: Can I get that mop and bucket in cornflower.

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AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. I was at an event yesterday and spoke with a long-time association and nonprofit professional and volunteer. We got to talking about association management and some of the ways boards of directors choose to spend their time. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS.

Four Lessons Associations Can Learn from Radio Flyer’s Little Red Wagons

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For associations, this fascinating story shows how an iconic company has worked to reinvent its products so it can thrive in a rapidly changing environment. And innovating to meet changing needs represents a major challenge for today’s associations and nonprofit organizations. Industries and professions are constantly changing and redefining potential members of the associations serving them. And how might this impact your association?

Stronger by Association: AMR Explores Business Opportunities in Asia

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AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Nick Ruffin, AMR Management Services COO, talks with a representative from the hospitality. – AMR Chief Operating Officer Nick Ruffin recently traveled to Hong Kong as part of a coalition of association management companies (AMC). Pages.

Stronger by Association: NASCA Selects AMR as Management.

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AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. NASCA Selects AMR as Management Partner. – The National Association of State Chief Administrators chose AMR as its new association management partner. ” About AMR Management Services. How to Start an Association.

Stronger by Association: AMR Hires Four

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AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. – AMR Management Services (AMR), a full-service association management company (AMC), continues its growth trajectory since acquiring Chesterfield, Mo.-based Before starting at AMR, she assisted home office sales management for IMG College.

Stronger by Association: Clearing the decks

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AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. This is a great illustration of what an association management company can do for your nonprofit organization. Think about it this way, is your boards work and effort adding value to the mission of the association or is it sliced and diced into project and activities that dont actually make the association better able to achieve its vision? The example may not be about an association, but imagine if it were? Pages. CONTRIBUTORS.

Lessons From 25 Years at One Association

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Catherine Prather has worked at the National Tour Association for 25 years. When Catherine Prather joined the staff of the National Tour Association in 1994, she was the quintessential person who “just fell into” association management.

Stronger by Association: AMR Promotes, Hires Additional Staff

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AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. – Thanks to continued growth, AMR Management Services has been able to offer several employees new opportunities as well as hired additional staff to fulfill expanding client needs. She will report to USFRA Assistant General Manager Cindy Hackmann.

Stronger by Association: Who Should Manage Your Organization.

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AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Who Should Manage Your Organization? Industry Experts vs. Association Experts. This battle royale will decide who should be the next executive director for your association. Please give it up for -- the Association Manager! Pages.

Stronger by Association: Engle Earns Meeting Planner Certification

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AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. – AMR Management Services is proud to announce Will Engle has earned his designation as a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP). Engle started with AMR in 2011 after serving in a variety of positions within in the association industry since 2000.

Stronger by Association: AMR Promotes Two, Hires Policy Analyst

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AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. – AMR Management Services promoted Ele Moreland and Kristy Brown, as well as hired policy analyst Chris Record. All three will support the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO). Stronger by Association delivered to your inbox.

Time Management: The Most Critical Skill for Association Leaders

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AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Time Management: The Most Critical Skill for Association Leaders. What’s the most critical skill for leaders of associations and nonprofit organizations? It might just be the ability to prioritize and manage time. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS.

Stronger by Association: How to create a memorable recognition.

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AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. How to create a memorable recognition and awards program for your association. An association will want to keep top of mind how to publicize the program in order for the association and the award recipients to gain the most benefit. Pages.

Stronger by Association: Which (c) is Right for Me? 501(c)(3) vs. 501.

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AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Includes membership associations (e.g., business league, industry trade association), advancing a common business interest. Stronger by Association delivered to your inbox. Follow Stronger by Association on Twitter. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS.

Stronger by Association: Make 2012 "The Year of Better Content"

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AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Kinda makes you wonder what associations have been doing all these years, huh? When setting the course for a better association content strategy, be sure to keep the five Ws in mind: Who are we trying to reach? Follow Stronger by Association on Twitter.

Effective Management of Your Association's Chief Executive and Staff

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AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Effective Management of Your Associations Chief Executive and Staff. Besides acting as good stewards for an association, they usually have full-time careers, spouses, families, community engagements and other interests outside of work. Pages.

SCD Group: Why are competency-based association boards an.

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AMR Management Services. Stronger by Association. Why are competency-based association boards an anomaly? Or, rather than an anomaly, is it just associations Ive experienced? Challenged Association — Remaining Relevant Requires More Than Cosmetic Change.

Stronger by Association: Shake it Up to Avoid Silence on.

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AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. I facilitate conference calls for two committees of the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO). Stronger by Association delivered to your inbox. Follow Stronger by Association on Twitter. How to Start an Association.

Using Board Members to Engage Attendees at Your Trade Show

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AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Your conference committee, board of directors and association staff has spent countless hours putting together a trade show or convention that will be beneficial for both attendees and exhibitors. Stronger by Association delivered to your inbox. Pages.

Stronger by Association: How to Start an Association

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AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. How to Start an Association. Every now and again, we go through a phase when we get multiple calls or inquiries from individuals looking to start an association or formalize a loosely knit group. of most start-up associations. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS.

Stronger by Association: Trees for Troops' Race to the White House

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AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Last week, the National Christmas Tree Association’s Trees for Troops program, a client of AMR Management Services , was selected as a finalist for the White Houses Joining Forces Community Challenge. Stronger by Association delivered to your inbox.

Stronger by Association: 5 Tips to Keep Boards Out of the Weeds

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AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Ive often used an agenda that is broken down by facets of my associations strategic plan, rather than a traditional, old business, new business, discussion, etc. https://www.ideaencore.com/search/apachesolr_search/%22nonprofit+management+services%22.

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KFC's Recipe for Success ? It's All Local ? GrowGlobally.org

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global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. Here is the secret recipe from the Kentucky Colonel. As MCIs Senior Advisor, Global Development Strategy, I help associations build and execute global growth strategies.

Financing not Fundraising: 5 Steps to Jump Start Your Board

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AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Stronger by Association delivered to your inbox. Individuals form associations to collaborate and accomplish together what cannot be achieved separately. Stronger by Association is a blog for members, volunteers and staff of nonprofit organizations.

Stronger by Association: 9 Ways to Become a Better Board Member.

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AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Educate yourself on both your industry and your association: Too many board members don’t even know all the programs and services their association offers. Get Stronger by Association delivered to your inbox. How to Start an Association.

International Fruit Tree Association Launches Research Foundation

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AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. International Fruit Tree Association Launches Research Foundation.  CHESTERFIELD, Mo. -- International Fruit Tree Association (IFTA) aims to raise more than $1 million over the next five years to support tree fruit research. Pages.

Content Marketing: A Practical Approach for your Association

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AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Content Marketing: A Practical Approach for your Association. A Practical Approach to Content Marketing for your Association. Stronger by Association delivered to your inbox. Individuals form associations to collaborate and accomplish together what cannot be achieved separately. Stronger by Association is a blog for members, volunteers and staff of nonprofit organizations. Follow Stronger by Association on Twitter. Pages.

Satisfaction vs. Loyalty: Creating a Connection for Long-term Success

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AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Satisfied customers (members, if you want to use the association terminology) are content with the value of the product and dont view competitors -- yes, even in the association business we have competitors -- as a favorable substitute. Pages.

Stronger by Association: AACH Education Coordinator Receives.

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AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Get Stronger by Association delivered to your inbox. Stronger by Association delivered to your inbox. Individuals form associations to collaborate and accomplish together what cannot be achieved separately. How to Start an Association.

Executive Connections: Lessons Learned: 2.0

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At the University of Kentucky (despite my over-abundant enthusiasm), we are slowly and wisely integrating more and more 2.0 We started with chat reference--something I think could apply to any setting, whether academic library, corporate library, or even an association management office! We've just started working on a comprehensive knowledge base for our reference desk at the University of Kentucky. Executive Connections. « Adding Value | Main. |

Stronger by Association: What's Stronger by Association All About?

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AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Whats Stronger by Association All About? Stronger by Association has posted a few times now. In August, AMR Management Services acquired Drake & Company. We took a hiatus to focus on the transition, iron out branding issues and revamp the blog into a resource for and forum to engage association leaders, volunteers and members. As an association management company, AMR works closely with board members, committee chairs and members.

Stronger by Association: Five Technologies to Adopt for Your Event

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AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Looking for ways to improve engagement and participation at your associations events? Below are a few options AMR association clients have implemented. Stronger by Association delivered to your inbox. Individuals form associations to collaborate and accomplish together what cannot be achieved separately. Stronger by Association is a blog for members, volunteers and staff of nonprofit organizations. How to Start an Association.

Stronger by Association: Creating Content that Works for Your.

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AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Creating Content that Works for Your Association. Creating Content that Works for Your Association : by Becky Rasmussen. Stronger by Association delivered to your inbox. Individuals form associations to collaborate and accomplish together what cannot be achieved separately. Stronger by Association is a blog for members, volunteers and staff of nonprofit organizations. Follow Stronger by Association on Twitter. Pages.

Why are competency-based association boards an anomaly

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AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Why are competency-based association boards an anomaly. Often associations and nonprofits reward status, tenure or relationships with a seat on the board of directors. Here are a couple of recent blog postings from some other association minds: Why are competency-based association boards an anomaly. The Challenged Association — Remaining Relevant Requires More Than Cosmetic Change. Follow Stronger by Association on Twitter.

Participate, Learn, Engage: Letting Go of the Listserv

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AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Moving from a traditional listserv to a collaborative online community can often be an anxiety riddled experience, for both association staff and members. Recently, the National Association of State Chief Information Officers and the National Association of State Procurement Officers, both clients of AMR Management Services , made the switch from a traditional listserv to a Higher Logic Connected Community. How to Start an Association.

Four Resolutions to Get More Out of Association Experience

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AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Four Resolutions to Get More Out of Association Experience. You get what you put into your association leadership experience. Recently, Ive questioned whether my participation in a couple of associations is worthwhile. How to Start an Association.

Stronger by Association: 9 Ways Board Members Can Raise Money.

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AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Reposting it on Stronger By Association because of the popularity fundraising topics have received on our site. Stronger by Association delivered to your inbox. Individuals form associations to collaborate and accomplish together what cannot be achieved separately. Stronger by Association is a blog for members, volunteers and staff of nonprofit organizations. Follow Stronger by Association on Twitter. How to Start an Association.

Stronger by Association: What I'm Reading.

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AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. And dont you want your association to be a thought leader for your industry? By the way, if you want to stay on top of the latest updates about The Drake Forum for Association Leaders, weve created a Twitter hashtag - #Drake11. Thinking about taking your associations publication digital? If you want to see whats possible - heres a nice example from ASAE Associations Now - a digital publication about digital publications. Pages.