Meet WBT Systems in Austin for PersoniFest 2018!

WBT Systems

In just five days, we will be returning to sunny Austin, TX to sponsor PersoniFest 2018! Ask them about generating revenue from your learning catalog, social learning, or how to get started with digital credentialing. The post Meet WBT Systems in Austin for PersoniFest 2018!

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Get Member Thinking on Nondues Revenue Projects

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That’s especially true for associations with declining dues revenue. Taking some time to brainstorm with members provides them a stimulating engagement opportunity and could generate ideas for contributing additional nondues revenue to your organization’s bottom line.

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After Uber and Lyft Leave Austin, Tech Scene Rallies Behind Nonprofit Alternative

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One of the firms hoping to fill it in Austin is doing something unusual for an app of its nature: organizing itself as a community-driven nonprofit. The failure of a ballot measure backed by Uber and Lyft led the two companies to leave the market in Austin, Texas.

Daily Buzz: How to Reengage Audiences During Your Presentation

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Tirza Austin explains why you should see your online community as one of the onboarding vehicles to your association. To facilitate growth, you have to nurture members, says Tirza Austin on Community by Association. Writing an engaging speech is one thing; delivery is another.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.21.19

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This methodology helps you identify and solve the problems that are costing your organization revenue, attention, engagement, time, and/or relevance. Iggy Pop talking with Anthony Bourdain, via Austin Kleon ).

ASAE Reveals 2020 Gold Circle Awards Winners


The awards are sponsored by HighRoad Solutions, an association-specific digital marketing agency that helps associations leverage email marketing and marketing automation to gain greater insight on how to grow revenue. “On Austin Board of REALTORS®; Be A Member Campaign.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.17.20

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Austin Kleon ). – Unlocking the Member Voice: An All New Member Benefit and Revenue Generator.

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Subscription Box Association Launches to Deliver Tips on Business, Sustainability

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Unveiled last month at the first Subscription Summit , in Austin, Texas, SUBTA welcomes box builders, thought leaders, supply chain members, and marketing partners.

ASAE Joins Business, Hospitality Groups to Oppose Texas ‘Bathroom Bill’

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Saying that a bill introduced in Austin last week would discriminate against the LGBT community and hurt business in Texas, ASAE and others in the hospitality, meetings, and association industries announced a joint campaign to oppose it.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.10.17

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Tue 2/14 at 12 p.m.* – Video Event Marketing that Drives Revenue. Presenters: Amanda Marijanovic (moderator) with panelists from PCMA, Freeman, the Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau, and the Austin Convention Center.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.10.17

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– Video Event Marketing that Drives Revenue. Presenters: Amanda Marijanovic (moderator) with panelists from PCMA, Freeman, the Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau, and the Austin Convention Center. My Valentine wish: Love reign o’er all of you.

John Graham on ASAE’s 2017 Advocacy Efforts

Association Adviser

We opposed several version of this bill that would pre-empt existing anti-discrimination ordinances in cities like Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth and San Antonio that protect the community.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.21.17

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Presenter: Dr. Art Markman, professor of psychology and marketing, University of Texas at Austin. How to Build the Content Machine: Creating Relevance, Reach, and Revenue.

Groups Denounce Texas Bill as Discriminatory Ahead of Special Session

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According to Texas Welcomes All, the state has already lost $66 million in revenue due to cancellation of events that were to have been held in Austin, Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, and Arlington.

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If Dr. Evil Were A Meeting Professional

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This Austin Powers movie character is a great metaphor for many meeting professionals today. Conferences are not really a business so we should lower our revenue expectations.

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San Antonio CVB Takes Steps to Transition to Nonprofit

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Council approval would allow SACVB to seek 501(c)(6) status, giving it the ability to bring in revenue from fundraising, corporate sponsorships, partnerships, advertising, and membership dues in addition to city funding.

How Tech Savvy Is Your Fundraising?

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Some good news on the fundraising front: Sixty-one percent of nonprofits reported they expect to increase fundraising revenues this year, up from the 53 percent that reported an increase last year.

This Week’s Coolest Jobs – November 16


Communications Manager – Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau – We have an immediate opening for a Communications Manager in the Marketing Department. Here are some of the coolest jobs you can find via the SocialFish job board !

Friday Buzz: Starbucks’ #RaceTogether, Revisited

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In a long-form piece for the magazine , Fast Company ‘s Austin Carr uncovers a socially conscious chairman and chief executive who hopes to use his company’s massive footprint for good.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.13.20

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Tirza Austin believes mentoring is “not a year-long, one-on-one relationship.” This is the second session in a four-part webinar series exploring marketing automation, how to avoid common missteps, and how to optimize its use to gain marketing intelligence and grow association revenue.

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Must-See TV? Twitter’s Livestreaming Play Has Me Excited

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The event next March will be the 10-year anniversary of Twitter’s coming-out party at the Austin, Texas, festival.). A Revenue Model? Twitter and livestreaming go together like peanut butter and chocolate, and Twitter may have found the perfect formula.

Mizz Information: Why the Foursquare/AmEx Deal is the Least Likely.

Mizz Information

As a Foursquare user, Im here to tell you--unless you live in Austin or some other social media mecca, nobody uses it. Mizz Information. Friday, June 24, 2011. Why the Foursquare/AmEx Deal is the Least Likely Thing to Prove Social Medias ROI. Photo by Cometstarmoon.

Daily #COVID19 Updates for Association and Events Professionals – What You Need to Know


The monthlong shutdown will cause lost revenues conservatively estimated at $100 million.