Atlanta Teams With Associations on Airport Security Test Project

Associations Now

The city of Atlanta announced a deal with Airports Council International and the International Air Transport Association to try the new security approach, making the city’s airport the first to do so in the U.S. The future of airport security is flying into Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL)—and it’s doing so with the help of a duo of associations. Atlanta is the first U.S. “Smart Security” is coming to ATL.

Atlanta Ad Agencies Play Up Diversity With New Coalition

Associations Now

Four Atlanta-based advertising agencies are joining forces in the Advertising for Change coalition, which aims to boost diversity in the advertising world’s ranks. One of the things that Atlanta’s advertising sector would tell you the city has going for it is its rich history of diversity. That history is driving four of Atlanta’s ad agencies—JWT Atlanta, 22squared, Fitzgerald & Co.,


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Lunchtime Links: Get Another Taste of Atlanta

Associations Now

If not, the latest episode of the “ATL Files” might get you in the mood for this year’s event, taking place in Atlanta. The Atlanta Convention Center knows how to tease its conference attendees—especially when the conference they’re teasing is this year’s 2013 ASAE Annual Meeting and Exposition. The action films showcase the needs of Atlanta’s visitors, following two agents trying to get to all the city has to offer.

Atlanta Ranks as America’s Most Crowded Airport

Associations Now

Atlanta’s airport is easily one of the busiest in America. Don’t count on a lot of elbow room if you’ll be flying to or through Atlanta this summer. According to Forbes research, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is the most crowded airport in America. Great service: Atlanta is within a two-hour flight of about 80 percent of the U.S. The post Atlanta Ranks as America’s Most Crowded Airport appeared first on Associations No

Small Association to Present Two Different Go-to-Market Strategies at ASAE in Atlanta


On Tuesday, August 6 at 140pm, during the ASAE Annual Meeting in Atlanta, join SLAS CEO Greg Dummer share why SLAS led with an educational Conference & Exhibition in China, and has since then started building the market by adding market research and partnership development to build local education offerings to the Chinese community. Does Global Mean One and the Same?

Federation of China Trade Associations & Chambers of Commerce CEO to present on “Future Trends for Chinese Associations” at ASAE in Atlanta


On August 4, from 3:15-4:30pm, ASAE welcomes Mr. Liu Youqian, the CEO of Federation of China Trade Associations & Chambers of Commerce, to speak about the “Future Trends for Chinese Associations” at the ASAE Annual Meeting in Atlanta. ASAE’s China office representative Ms Maria Tong will also be on hand to provide translation as he speaks with Ms. Barbara Byrd Keenan, Executive Vice President of the Institute of Food Technologists.

A night away? We sure did pay.

Aaron Wolowiec

And Nashville, Denver and Atlanta were the hotspots for revenue growth in 2014. Atlanta and Denver experienced the highest jumps in occupancy rates, according to the report. And it seems three event hotbeds – Miami, Denver and Atlanta – may crimp your style. Filed under: Associations , Meetings Tagged: Atlanta , Denver , event , hospitality , Hotel News Now , hotels , Miami , Nashville , revenue , ROI , San Francisco , STR Inc.

Takeaway for Barnes :: Ramblings from #ASAE13

Robert M Barnes

It was a different experience this year and so it has taken longer for me to … Continue reading → Association Stuff #ASAE13 ASAE Association ATL Atlanta Australia Brent McConnell Convention Fitness Australia Fogdirog Jamie Notter Jeff Hurt Networking YAPstar This was my sixth ASAE annual meeting and I have taken much longer than normal to reflect on my takeaways from #ASAE13 than usual.

Survey: Associations Focusing on Getting More Out of People, Processes They Already Have in Place

Association Adviser

association budgeting Atlanta Apartment Association benchmarking budget surplus budgetingDespite an improving economy and rising membership numbers, many associations are still trying to run lean and mean. Even if they received a substantial unexpected budget surplus, many association. For more about this topic, click on the headline. Did You Know?

Association Innovation: No Longer an Oxymoron?

Association Adviser

Features airports council international American Association of Port Authorities American Society for Surgery of the Hand APICS ASAE association innovation Atlanta Apartment Association California Association of Health Facilities Ford Motor Company Innovation Institute for International Education Location Based Marketing Association Society of American Florists The Canadian Bar AssociationAre you a Type-A take-charge leader?

What’s trending?

Aaron Wolowiec

6 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Associations Meetings Professional Development Aaron Wolowiec American Society for Association Executives ASAE Atlanta Cheryl Ronk Donna Oser Event Garde Facebook Georgia World Congress Center Instagram Learning Michigan Society of Association Executives MSAE networking OrgPro Radisson Hotel at Kalamazoo Center Skype social media Susan Robertson Twitter Vital Associations

The Meetings Report: Five game-changing tactics redefining education strategy and success

Aaron Wolowiec

Atlanta, GA. Atlanta, GA. In December 2012, I was pleased to finally release Event Garde’s first research project. In a nutshell, The Meetings Report strives to describe the state of the Michigan association meetings industry. Alex Kontras , a data manager for the City of Grand Rapids, and I were delighted to author this report. Likewise, it was edited by Kristen Parker , a media communications manager for Michigan State University.

Meet Sebastian Gibson - Implementation Consultant at MemberSuite


Seabass, an Auburn fan born and raised in Atlanta that loves soccer. Meet Sebastian Gibson, a.k.a Learn more about our Implementation Consultant in this month's Employee Spotlight

Meet Albert Pak - Product Manager at MemberSuite


Meet Albert Pak, a Product Manager that is passionate about Atlanta sports, traveling, and playing soccer. Learn more about Albert in this month's Employee Spotlight

Meet Christian Gregory - Customer Success Manager at MemberSuite


Meet Christian Gregory, one of our Customer Success Managers that's also a die hard Atlanta sports fan. Learn more about his background and his growing family in this month's Employee Spotlight

6 Reasons to Attend ENGAGE 2019


We are very excited to announce that ENGAGE 2019, MemberSuite's annual user conference will take place at the Emory Conference Center from May 7 to May 9 in Atlanta, GA. Check out these six reasons why you can't miss it

New Ideas in Texas and Beyond | KiKi L'Italien's Acronym Soup

KiKi L'Italien's Acronym Soup

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SCD Group: Build for the Future: Expand the reach of your.

SCD Group

This Tweet grabbed my attention: SHRM Atlanta 2: Malcolm Gladwell on Why Millennials Are So Very Different. Great job SHRM-Atlanta. Pages. About. Contact. Causeaholic. AMR Management Services. Stronger by Association. Wednesday, July 4, 2012. Build for the Future: Expand the reach of your associations convention content. First, because I follow generational issues. So, I was interested in what Gladwell had to say.

6 Reasons to Attend Engage 2020


Here are 6 reasons to join us at Engage 2020 in Atlanta, GA from May 5-7 at the Emory Conference Center Hotel. Year-after-year we strive to deliver a great attendee experience at Engage, MemberSuite’s annual user conference. See you in May

GiGi’s Playhouse: Our 2019 MC Cares Initiative!


Atlanta, Indianapolis, and Vancouver.). At MemberClicks, we’re all about the mission: Yours, ours, and those of organizations making an impact in our local communities! That’s why we developed MC Cares, our employee volunteer initiative where Clickers have multiple volunteer opportunities with one particular organization all year. This year, we’re thrilled to be working with an organization close to our hearts: GiGi’s Playhouse ! MC Insider

True North

Golden's Rules for Association

The following is adapted from remarks delivered at the National Society of Professional Engineer’s House of Delegates General Assembly, July 22, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. As NSPE ends one fiscal/program year and starts a new one, it would be typical to talk about the past year’s activity. That is worth doing: we have a good story to […]. The Nature of Associations business strategy culture membership models

#ASAE13: Golf, MLK, Whale Sharks and More

YourMembership Blog

Beautiful weather (thank you Atlanta CVB, I’m sure [.] ( Read more. ) Yesterday was the sort of day that one would never choose to do over again for fear that one of the amazing details would be left out. It started very early for some of our crew who were fortunate enough to take part in the golf outing. The post #ASAE13: Golf, MLK, Whale Sharks and More appeared first on News

Behind the Scenes: An Inside Look at the MemberClicks Offices


Over the last year, all three of our locations - Atlanta, Indianapolis, and Vancouver - have moved into bigger, more functional offices. Emphasis on the fun in functional!). This week, we wanted to share a peek at our homes away from home, along with some cool facts about each the city: MC Insider

MC LIVE!: A Refreshing Learning Event for Member Organizations


And we’re doing it all again April 22-24, 2020 - this time at the W Midtown in Atlanta! Last October, MemberClicks hosted the first ever MC LIVE! - an educational conference for association and chamber professionals. We welcomed over 350 attendees in Indianapolis for three days of learning industry insights and trends in technology, camaraderie with staff from other member-based organizations, and SO much fun. I could go on but, really, I think this video speaks for itself.

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. You’ve invested time and money in going to Atlanta to meet people and learn. What’s the point of investing in the conference if you spend all your time in Atlanta on email and the phone with your office?

How do we price and sell our virtual event sponsorships? – Ask JP #030

Moery Company

Sponsors know what a coffee break looks like at the Broadmoor, they know what the welcome reception is going to look like at the Grand Hyatt in Atlanta – or wherever it is – because they’ve been through it before.

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Conference Circuit: Geriatric Psychiatry

Associations Now

The American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry’s 2019 Annual Meeting starts next week in Atlanta. Hundreds of physicians and other healthcare professionals focused on late-life mental illness are headed to Atlanta next week to hear about cutting-edge research and clinical innovations and to interact with industry leaders and other attendees. Venue: Hilton Atlanta. Location: Atlanta, Georgia. Rundown Attendees: 1,000 plus. Exhibit Booths: 40 plus.

Conference Circuit: Air Quality

Associations Now

The Indoor Air Quality Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting begins this weekend in Atlanta. More than 1,100 air quality contractors, consultants, facility maintenance professionals, researchers, and vendors are headed to Atlanta to attend education sessions, network with colleagues worldwide, obtain continuing education credits, and stay ahead of the competition. Venue: Atlanta Marriott Marquis. City: Atlanta. Rundown Attendees: 1,100 plus. Exhibitors: 300.

Several families displaced after overnight fire at DeKalb condo building (GA)

All the Blogs

The non-profit said its volunteers were assisting 10 families – a total of 17 people – who live at the Georgetown of Atlanta Condominiums on Colonial Way in DeKalb County. Read the article…………………………… Condo Fires Georgia Condo & HOA News National Condo & HOA NewsThe American Red Cross of Georgia is helping several families who were displaced from an overnight fire at a DeKalb County condo building.

How Smart Associations Grow Membership

Spark Consulting

Back in August in Atlanta at #ASAE13, I had the opportunity to sit down with Association Adviser TV to talk about a variety of things, including ways to engage your members. Naylor has just published the first video from that interview, which also includes wisdom from Gregg Balko (CEO of SAMPE , and my co-presenter in Just Do It: An Experiential Workshop on Diversity and Inclusion ), John Bell ( Boxwood ), and Kristen Hartman ( Professional Photographers of America ).

Conference Circuit: Agriculture and Economics

Associations Now

The Agricultural and Applied Economics Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting begins this weekend in Atlanta. More than 1,400 agricultural and applied economists from around the world are headed to Atlanta to hear about the field’s latest research, network with peers, and celebrate the accomplishments of industry leaders. Venue: Atlanta Marriott Marquis. City: Atlanta. Rundown Attendees: 1,400 plus. Speakers: 900 plus. Concurrent sessions: 200.

Venues and Destinations Use Virtual Planning Tools for Clients

Associations Now

Then there’s the Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau. With 360ATL, planners can get a bird’s-eye perspective of Atlanta’s walkable convention and entertainment district, all adjacent to Georgia World Congress Center.

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MC Cares 2018: From Coding to Caulking with Habitat for Humanity!


Our Atlanta and Indianapolis locations had the opportunity to work on projects in March to do our part in helping further that vision: MC InsiderMC Cares is our annual initiative to give back; It’s one of the ways we honor the “ heart for service ” part of our mission. As a company that provides solutions for member-based and nonprofit organizations, it’s so important to us that we give a helping hand and support missions in our local communities!

Award-Winning Zoo Welcomes Twin Panda Cubs

Associations Now

While all AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums make conservation a top priority, this award brings well-deserved recognition to Zoo Atlanta for making a positive impact on the future of this species. Zoo Atlanta, which received the International Conservation Award from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums for its efforts in preserving giant pandas, welcomed twin cubs this week. It’s “pandemonium” at Zoo Atlanta this week.

From the Corner Office: Wendy Kavanagh, CAE, Georgia Society of Association Executives

Association Adviser

May 2011 -- Leadership This month, the Corner Office spotlight shines on Wendy Kavanagh, CAE, president of the Georgia Society of Association Executives (GSAE) , the Atlanta-based organization devoted to enhancing the careers of association leaders who live and work in the Peach State.

How to Recover, Relaunch, and Rebound Your Association

Moery Company

That’s more important than having your meetings at destinations such as Charleston, Atlanta, or Nashville to name a few. We’ve adjusted, adapted, and pivoted. Now it’s time to recover, relaunch, and rebound.

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Welcome to MC Insider!


MC Insider is a weekly series for our users, dedicated to all things MemberClicks: product features and pointers, training details, webinar announcements, a glimpse into our day-to-day lives at our three office locations (Atlanta, Indianapolis, and Vancouver).and New year, new blog!

Lessons in Volunteering from Super Bowl LIII


Last night was the biggest game in football, and as you probably know, it was held in Atlanta - where I live! Now I didn’t go (those ticket prices!), but I still wanted to partake in the festivities, so I attended a few of the fan events leading up to the big game. The events were great, but one thing that really stood out to me (and honestly, made the events better) were the volunteers.

Open and shut: How communities should proceed when reopening amenities


Reopening amenities and common areas during the COVID-19 pandemic is a complicated decision for community association leaders. Liability and additional expenses are a huge concern, and balancing what residents want and what the law allows can present challenges.

Panorama Council Celebrates Cyclorama Preservation Project

Associations Now

A large-scale project is underway in Atlanta to preserve a football-field-sized painting, and the International Panorama Council applauds the efforts to save it. The project involves transferring the cyclorama, “The Battle of Atlanta,” from its previous home at the Atlanta Cyclorama and Civil War Museum to the Atlanta History Center.