Association Management Lessons from Harley Davidson

Association Subculture

Association Management Lessons from Harley Davidson. If I remember correctly, at one point their senior leadership mentioned that their major marketing goal was to take a mid-level manager from Hewlett-Packard and make them feel like a bad-ass on the weekend. Workshops.

Association Subculture: Innovation in Association Management

Association Subculture

Innovation in Association Management. Why do you think your association is immune to those same forces? Your association - unassailable? Ive seen the wreckage left behind after an association flies into a mountain. Workshops. association. (25).

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Association Subculture: Diversity in Association Management - the.

Association Subculture

Diversity in Association Management - the Association Subculture Weighs In. Associations arent a particularly diverse workforce. I just interviewed 200 association executives in my most recent research project. I respect everyone involved in this particular little controversy and nobody in their right mind would think that any one of them has done anything intentional or isnt somehow vested in changing the composition of our associations. Workshops.

Association Subculture: Lessons for Association Management from.

Association Subculture

Lessons for Association Management from South Park Creators. What could we do with this pattern if we put it into our association culture? What they describe is certainly what I associate with The Book of Mormon. I often think about how to manage/facilitate the "in between" in learning experiences, be it a conference or an individual workshop. It is such a simple but powerful device for building intention into what your association does.

The Waning Days of Leadership in Association Management

Association Subculture

The Waning Days of Leadership in Association Management. Think of a time when accusations regarding perceived leadership "vacuums" in your association were bandied about. Or did the system itself conspire with outside circumstances to leave your association adrift?

Association Management - Building a Vision for Your Conference

Association Subculture

Association Management - Building a Vision for Your Conference. If you think about it, your conference may be the most important asset your association has both in terms of member connection, financial benefit and goodwill. Back in the old days, we thought it was enough to choose a "theme" and then schedule keynotes and workshops accordingly. Here is how we did it: Association Vision - We started with the vision of the association itself. Workshops.

Creativity in Association Management - Are You the Roadblock?

Association Subculture

Creativity in Association Management - Are You the Roadblock? We talk so much about creativity and innovation in the association sphere but we know so little about how to actually facilitate their achievement. Sometimes Shelly, I wish you would stop looking into my association.

Association Management - Simplicity + Volume Might Do the Trick

Association Subculture

Association Management - Simplicity + Volume Might Do the Trick. What if your association stopped creating so many services? What if, when someone asked what your association did, you could answer in less than ten minutes? Very simple association business model.

Association Management - Truthiness and Lies, Lies, Lies

Association Subculture

Association Management - Truthiness and Lies, Lies, Lies. Or maybe an admission in a conference registration brochure that says, "Our association focuses on community but we dont always get it right. Labels: association , marketing , transparency. Workshops.

Half Day Workshop – Rethinking Membership as a Global Engagement Strategy – May 8th Chicago


The time has come for associations to catch up to the realities of today’s consumer habits and reconsider how and why people around the world engage with organizations they feel deliver value.

Association Management Gen Xer Meme - Right Here, Right Now

Association Subculture

Association Management Gen Xer Meme - Right Here, Right Now. I entered the association workforce and found myself surrounded for the most part with Boomers. I started meeting other executives and association professionals who were/are in my age group. Workshops.

Back to basics: Education programs

Aaron Wolowiec

I recently facilitated two sessions on meeting planning and professional development for the Michigan Society of Association Executive’s (MSAE) Academy of Association Management. Significant percentages of association memberships attend annual meetings or trade shows.

Can associations bridge the skills-gap for their members?

YourMembership Blog

Jack is the inventor of Knowledge Direct ® - a robust learning management system (LMS) used by dozens of trade associations and professional societies including the Emergency Nurses Association, the Direct Marketing Association and the American Society of Clinical Oncologists, among others.

Round Table for Association Execs in Victoria October 4th: Be There or Be Square!

Portage Group

Join your association management colleagues for an informal CSAE-BC roundtable session on Thursday, October 4th to discuss CRA Legislation. The focus will be on association revenue and the setting up of foundations for excess funds. Location: Local Government Management Association of BC, 7th Floor, 620 View Street, Victoria. CRA CSAE What's New Workshops and Events association csae-bc excess funds foundations revenue vancouver island victoria

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CMI's Association Management Blog: Training for Performance

Observations on Association Management

Suffice it to say that a lack of adequate training can be cataclysmic to an association. Now, the concept of "training" is a rather broad one; it includes on-the-job training, classroom training, hand-on-workshops, participation in webinars, information about where specific procedures can be found, online education and testing, and many, many other forms of teaching or otherwise ensuring that a person knows what to do in a given set of circumstances. Challenge Management, Inc.

Virtual: A Day in the Life – Events Planner

Association Management

Q&A with Brittney Burns, Events Manager at Virtual. At Virtual, I manage events for a technology-focused, non-profit association management company. Virtual’s event planning team plans numerous of Board of Directors and association working group meetings every year.

The Right Tools for the Job

Association Management

Technology associations based on standards efforts share many common goals and challenges. Over the years, through the shared experiences of literally hundreds of such efforts, a set of best practices has emerged, including strategies on: How best to set up a new association.

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A Little Something About 20-somethings

Association Management

For over a decade, I have been attending standards and technology-focused events sponsored by client associations as well as forums hosted by venerable U.S. association management Technology Membership

Can Associations Thrive in a Crowded Marketplace?


Associations used to have similar monopolies in their industries. That made association life pretty comfortable. Associations no longer have the advantage of a relative lack of competition. Download Your Free Report of 9 Consumer Trends That Affect Your Association Today.

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.

SCD Group: Top 5 Roadblocks to Association Content (Marketing.

SCD Group

AMR Management Services. Stronger by Association. Top 5 Roadblocks to Association Content (Marketing) Strategy. About 30 associations and nonprofit organizations participated in the 2012 Content Marketing World Conference workshop for associations and nonprofits.

Association Subculture: Suicide and Generation X - The Association.

Association Subculture

Suicide and Generation X - The Association Management HR Dilemma. Some of these folks are your senior managers and their loss, with the economic and psychological toll that takes on the workplace, must be directly addressed. Labels: association , Gen X , human resources.

A nimble approach to training and customer success

Nimble AMS

Here’s how Nimble AMS training helps ensure your staff knows how to use your new association management software to the fullest. Nimble AMS training workshops – Training workshops position your staff for success at go-live and after the implementation.

Symphony, Football and Associations: Teamwork Wins the Day

SCD Group

So we went on a journey we called the brotherhood of trust workshop.” These symphony and football stories can be an example for associations. Trust between the association board and the association staff. Trust between the association management and professional staff. You nurture your association board and help establish their culture.

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SCD Group: 7 stories for Busy Association CEOs, EDs, Execs from.

SCD Group

AMR Management Services. Stronger by Association. 7 stories for Busy Association CEOs, EDs, Execs from FastCompany, HBR, Associations Now, Association Trends and more. Managers are facilitators of their team members’ success. Pages. About. Contact.

Quit Comparing: Creating Content that Works for Your Association

AMR Management Services

Content Marketing for Nonprofits & Associations by Becky Rasmussen. "So, This was the question raised as we neared the close of a 3-hour session on content marketing for associations. As an association professional, she understood the importance of content marketing - she wouldn't have been there if she didn't. Defining our association content strategy solely by the tools we use would be like a company defining its entire ad campaign solely by the media buys.

How the Right Team-Building Experience Can Build Stronger Bonds

Associations Now

But when planning them, you may want to opt for volunteer days instead of ice breakers and workshops. The types of activities mattered, too, with things like ice breakers and workshops faring poorly. The association industry no stranger to these type of volunteer days.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.22.19

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… I was all excited to share a must-read article from ASAE (members-only) by Kaihan Krippendorff about how your association can lead your industry in the blockchain revolution.

“NO vendors, please.”

Reid All About it

Every day in my association’s online community, people reach out to fellow members to ask questions or request guidance. Today I saw someone ask for examples of associations that have had proven success with social media. Tagged: Association.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.22.20

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… New member onboarding. Does your association have a new member onboarding, orientation or welcoming program? It’s exciting to see associations move so quickly. Host: Mariner Management.

Jeff De Cagna to deliver keynote at CESSE 2013 Annual Meeting

Principled Innovation

Jeff’s keynote talk, which will take place on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at the Omni Providence Hotel in Providence, Rhode Island, will focus on themes and ideas shared in his provocative free e-book, Associations Unorthodox: Six Really Radical Shifts Toward the Future. “For the CESSE 2103 opening keynote, we wanted a speaker who would confront the deep-seated assumptions of association management head on.

Keep Members Coming Back

YourMembership Blog

Membership Software Association Management Software. Associations. Management Team. If you’re hosting a workshop or featuring a guest speaker, for example, try to built in some time for networking, too. The grassroots movement was founded in 2008 and, in addition to advocacy, offers networking meetings, co-op advertising, store promotions, educational workshops and community events. Membership Management. Associations.

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4 Easy Ways to Give Members the VIP Treatment

Associations Now

Without members, your association couldn’t exist. Your members are the heartbeat of your association. Show your members how much you care about them with an expression of gratitude — helping members feel appreciated while highlighting the value your association provides.

Local Perspective: Brussels

Association Success

No matter where you are in the world, associations are encountering similar challenges, and then also finding similar opportunities. ESAE comprises of european and international association leaders. The post Local Perspective: Brussels appeared first on Association Success.

The Facilitator's Job

Eric Lanke

If you're a regular reader of this blog, you know that last week I said I had six more conferences and workshops to attend before the end of the year.) Associations Member EngagementI was asked to facilitate one of the breakouts at the last conference I attended. (If

Board Member Code of Conduct We WISH We Could Write

Association Subculture

Here is our Association Subculture suggestions for an updated Board Member Code of Conduct policy. Workshops. Shelly kept up the fast pace by diving head-long into her career in the world of association management. The Waning Days of Leadership in Association Management.

Thanks For Playing: Who Are Your Allies?

Thanks For Playing

Seeking community in associations since 2008. Associations, particularly small associations, tend to suffer from a lack of resources, aka "thats a great idea, but we dont have any money for it." Assuming you find the person with the appropriate authority and willingness to make a deal, the next step is to negotiate something that will work for both of your associations. Association blogger and general troublemaker. Top association management Blogs.

MCI to Host More Buyers to IMEX Frankfurt 2013


Every year record numbers of international meeting planners find the answers at IMEX, the essential worldwide exhibition for meetings and incentive travel – featuring IMEX Association Day & Evening, a dedicated education and networking day for forward-thinking association executives.

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Association Subculture: What Monkeys Know About Membership

Association Subculture

As members of an association, we sometimes get into conflict and then go through a reconciliation process. Workshops. Shelly kept up the fast pace by diving head-long into her career in the world of association management. association. (25). management. (3).

Start the Churn Predictions, Hal

Association Success

But we should probably think more along the lines of predictive algorithms that help us understand who will leave or stay with our association. In this way, the association sees which options are best while assessing the effort overall.

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