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

Four Become One: Fruit Associations Merge Operations in Washington

Associations Now

In an effort to consolidate operations and create a single voice for their industry, four associations joined forces and formed the Washington State Tree Fruit Association earlier this month. Each of the four associations had a history dating back more than 70 years.

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Transparency in Association Management : Off Stage

Off Stage

20, 2009 - Transparency in Association Management. One of my favorite Washington insiders, Chris Dorobek , is a blogger and commentator whom I follow regularly. ” In associations, it’s becoming clear that our members want information—in fact, they expect it.

What Would Jeff Bezos Do If He Took Control of Your Associations?

SCD Group

Would Jeff Bezos keep your association''s CEO as he did with the executive editor of the Washington Post. I thought of these (and other questions) as I read comments about Jeff Bezos and his first meeting with the staff of The Washington Post. Or, your association CEO?

Association Leadership: Stepping Into Chairs Role

SCD Group

The Problem: The association bylaws require significant representation on the Board of Directors from the transportation companies and also that the President and President-Elect come from these companies. They often have, limited experience serving on the association at any level.

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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CMI's Association Management Blog: Anger: It's No Way Out

Observations on Association Management

I was moved by it and believe it holds a lesson for all of us.including association staff and volunteers. We are angry about “Washington.” ” We are angry about our government, about our leadership and about our representation in both houses of Congress. I’m no psychologist, and I’m no expert on anger or its management, but I do know that anger is nothing more than a feeling, and that feelings by definition are fickle things.

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).

What Association Executives Can Learn From St. Louis Cardinals

SCD Group

Louis Cardinals celebrate beating Washington Nationals in Game 5 of NLDS. With a 2-out, 6-run come-from-behind win over the Washington Nationals in the 2012 baseball playoffs, the St. Jack Welch, (former) CEO of General Electric, uses this idea in his leadership.

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.

Lessons from NAPA : Off Stage

Off Stage

Washington blogger Chris Dorobek reports today thatThe National Academy of Public Administration’s Collaboration Project has issued a new report titled “Enabling Collaboration: Three Priorities for New Administration.” Leadership Thoughts: Crafting the Job Description.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.16.18

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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.

How Do You Get to The Executive Director Position? Listen, Question and Learn

Association Adviser

That relentless curiosity and desire to learn from other association professionals is what has driven Robinson, president of Eisenman & Associates, Inc. Read on: Association Adviser: Tell us about your path into association leadership.

Listen up and pay attention. Please!

SocialFish

Got home last night after several hours yesterday discussing personnel issues with my staff and ED, and by a crazy coincidence, saw this article as the main headline in the Washington Posts' Metro Section. (My One in three respondents aspires to become the head of a nonprofit organization, but only 4 percent said they were being groomed for top leadership positions. Tags: associations management leadership

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Xperience 2019: Discover Exciting Keynotes

Aptify

Xperience is the preeminent live technology show for associations, nonprofits, and schools. Susan O’Malley, Former President, Washington Capitals and Washington Wizards. Association Management Innovation

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.

When Your Superpower is Member Development and Revenue Generation: Tamela Blalock, CAE, CMP, DES

Association Adviser

The SoWH is a special interest affiliate of the American Physical Therapy Association that strives to expand the role of physical therapy in women’s (men’s and gender non-conforming people’s) health across their lifespan. I appreciate that nuance of being an association executive!

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.9.18

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The weekly list of free educational events for the association community… Ernie Smith at Associations Now provides really smart advice on SEO (search engine optimization) for your website and blog based on Google algorithm changes over the last few years. Location: Washington DC.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.24.17

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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. Location: Washington DC.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.24.17

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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. Location: Washington DC.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.7.19

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… When’s the last time you talked to your AMS vendor? Wes Trochlil explains why you should meet with your association management system partner at least once a year.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.10.19

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… “5G, when fully implemented, is poised to be a very big deal, a far bigger transformation in mobile technology than any previous generational shift. Noel McWilliams, Sponsorship Manager for Cvent.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.30.17

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Your weekly list of free webinars and events for the association community… The latest cybersecurity threat rampaging around the world is a cyber weapon , not ransomware, says the CEO of security awareness training firm KnowBe4. Should your association or company be concerned?

Synergy in the Boardroom: From Chaos to High Functioning

SCD Group

Guest Post by Russ Lemieux, Kellen Company Description of the Organization: The Research Chefs Association is a 2,000 member professional society of chefs and food scientists working in R&D in food industry.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.2.18

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages transitioned into a benefits-based membership model. Tue 3/6 at 2 p.m.* – The Influencer Economy (Association Chat).

Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.16.17

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Your weekly list of free webinars and events for the association community… If your association plans to get a new association management system (AMS) in the next few years, or you want to learn more about AMS selection and implementation, or you just have an abnormal interest (hello!)

Billhighway Heads to the Capital for AMS Fest 2016

Chapter Chat

We’re excited to announce our participation in the popular technology conference AMS Fest , which will be held in Washington, D.C., Topics range from the future of AMS to what’s trending now, CRM (Customer Relationship Management) vs. AMS, and what’s working or not.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.31.17

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Your weekly list of free webinars and events for the association community…and this time it covers the next two weeks. The first two are my favorites—every self-respecting association should be using them. Presenter: David Epstein, content marketing manager, Bizzabo.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.27.16

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Enough of my kvetching, here’s the list of webinars and other events for the association community for the week of June 27. Presenters: Johanna Kasper and Eric McDonald, Engagement Managers, Aptify. Host: ASAE Greater Washington/National Capital Community.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.5.19

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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?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.15.17

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The weekly list of free webinars and events for the association community… We’re all Equif*cked. too—I think it will help shape the future of associations. WBT Systems has a solution associations can implement to solve that problem: a post-conference learning plan.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.9.18

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… As a history major, I’ve been waiting for virtual reality (VR) to shake up the way history is taught and it’s finally happening—or maybe it’s been happening and I just haven’t noticed.

Meditated Momentum: It's about the People

Elipsis Partners

On associations, technology, parenting, people, meditation, and America. The course started with accounting and finance, and moved on through topics such as strategy and leadership. Working for an association, I really like that we can say that out loud. At the same time, I was responsible for bringing in millions of dollars in revenue for an association. Labels: association , motivators , people. Washington, DC, United States. Meditated Momentum.

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The New Association : Off Stage

Off Stage

22, 2009 - The New Association. A major change in the Obama administration has been the appointment of two positions to his leadership team: the Chief Technology Officer, and the Chief Information Officer. Managing transparency in a democracy isnt easy. Financial Management.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.18.16

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Here’s how dedicated I am to this conference for association execs. Here’s the webinar line-up for the association community this week…. Speakers: Jodi Araujo, CEM (Moderator), Entrepreneurial Industry & Corporate Segment Leader, Association Headquarters.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.18.16

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Here’s how dedicated I am to this conference for association execs. Here’s the webinar line-up for the association community this week…. Speakers: Jodi Araujo, CEM (Moderator), Entrepreneurial Industry & Corporate Segment Leader, Association Headquarters.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.2.18

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The weekly list of free educational events for the association community… Amanda Kaiser (aka Smooth The Path) and Dynamic Benchmarking just published the New Member Engagement Study. What does it mean for your association? How can associations help people fill that psychic hole?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.18.16

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Before I get to OIB, I’m attending the Association Executives of North Carolina’s Annual Meeting in Williamsburg VA where I get to spend time with several speaker friends from across the nation. Identify potential project management solutions. Host: Association Networking Group.

Let Your Member Data Show You the Way

Spark Consulting

Last week, Associations Now did a story on my awesome client NICSA and the new membership model project we worked on together last summer. How one association unbundled some of its benefits and packaged them around “clusters of behavior” in its member engagement data.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.11.19

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Dave Lutz of Velvet Chainsaw Consulting says conferences are missing the boat by offering mostly novice or intermediate content. Does your association have a blind spot on this one?

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