Amazon’s HQ2: 3 Ripple Effects for Associations

Associations Now

Competition for business and personal space may heat up too: Amazon is widely expected drive up already-expensive real estate prices in the region, making both office space and housing harder to come by.

After Merger Shifts Membership, Publishers Group Doubles Down on Education

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Currently the head of the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore, she entered the spotlight last year for keeping open a branch during violent protests over the death of Freddie Gray, who died in police custody. billion in new funds for educational materials, and the association responded to incorrect information that has led to criticism over the prices of college textbooks.

What We Can Learn From Sermo – and What We Can’t

Guilt by Association

Sermo’s chief marketing officer, Gina Ashe, spoke on a panel with me at ASAE and the Center’s Healthcare Association Conference last week in Baltimore. Some reasons why: Sermo works hard to keep technology in the background. When Sermo develops features, Ashe said the recurring question is, “Does this create harmony between the community and technology, or put our community at war with it?” It’s fertile ground for fraud, abuse or price manipulation.