Boston Bombing: Events Adjust After City Shutdown

Associations Now

Airlines Adapt As the Associated Press reports, Boston’s Logan International Airport’s main airlines—including JetBlue and Delta—remain active but are adapting for any travelers with concerns. The ripple effects of Boston’s terrible week are reaching far and wide.

Normalcy, Resiliency, and “Boston Strong”

Guilt by Association

Much has been made of “Boston Strong,” and I do believe in it. I was awakened by a robo-call from work, announcing that our offices in Waltham and Boston were closed for “security reasons.” Maybe that’s the essence of “Boston Strong.“.

Boston Marathon Organizers Run Toward Documentary

Associations Now

The documentary Boston , currently being produced with the help of the Boston Athletic Association, is one of many films in the works about the Boston Marathon. The post Boston Marathon Organizers Run Toward Documentary appeared first on Associations Now

Boston Convention-Goers Hit by Widespread Credit Card Thefts

Associations Now

Recent thefts of credit card data in Boston have affected hundreds of people, including an estimated 300 convention-goers. In October, the American Society of Human Genetics hosted its annual conference at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in the city’s Seaport area.

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Full-Scale Navigation System Coming to Boston Convention Center

Associations Now

The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority has a plan to help attendees find their way through the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center with ease. The post Full-Scale Navigation System Coming to Boston Convention Center appeared first on Associations Now

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With New App, 2014 Boston Marathon Will Go Virtual

Associations Now

236k Roughly the number of miles pledged, as of Wednesday morning, by over 2,000 runners worldwide through the Boston Athletic Association’s Boston Marathon World Run app. BAA’s solution: the new Boston Marathon World Run app. “We

Monday Buzz: Why Boston Doesn’t Have Cheap Rooms

Associations Now

An array of economic and geographic pressures have boosted Boston’s hotel rooms to extremely high rates. Case in point: the current situation in the Boston metro area. According to Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau CEO Patrick B.

Boston Athletic Association Preps Museum, Running Center Near Marathon Finish Line

Associations Now

The new Boston RunBase will serve as a multifaceted running center for Boston Marathon participants and running enthusiasts. Boston RunBase will open April 16, four days before this year’s Boston Marathon. “It’s director of running at Adidas, told the Boston Globe.

Association Helps Local Business Rebound After Boston Bombings

Associations Now

Helping the Victims The American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association recently announced it would offer free prosthetic and orthotic care for uninsured/underinsured amputee victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. “We

Boston Bombing: Carrying on a Meeting After a Tragedy

Associations Now

How and why the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association decided to continue its annual meeting in Boston two days after the marathon bombing. Once we arrived onsite and saw the amazing law enforcement presence in downtown Boston, it was quite obvious that the location would be safe.”.

Why the Boston Globe Shouldn’t Be Building Community on Facebook

SocialFish

Kudos to the Boston Globe for recognizing that creating a community for its most engaged readers is a great tactic. This post originally appeared on Mizz Information.

How the Boston Athletic Association Plans to Keep the Marathon Safe in 2014

Associations Now

A year after the deadly bombings at the Boston Marathon shook the city to its core, the Boston Athletic Association is taking steps to boost security at the foot race.

How One Fund Boston Used Crowdfunding and Social Media to Exceed Their Fundraising Goal – in Less Than a Week

SocialFish

The One Fund Boston was formed in response to the Boston Marathon bombings. In the case of The One Fund Boston, there was immediate support from donors wishing to help those impacted by the bombings.

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Boston Globe-Union Negoatiations: Down to the Wire

Guilt by Association

Boston Globe front page: April 4, 2009. to wring $20 million in concessions from the union representing workers at the Boston Globe. Something like that will happen in Boston. Midnight tonight Sunday is the deadline set by the New York Times Co.

Boston Globe’s Union Writes Its Own Obituary

Guilt by Association

With sadness, I saw last night that the main union at the Boston Globe voted narrowly to reject the New York Times’ proposal to cut $10 million from the paper’s costs by cutting salaries, reducing benefits and other costs.

Blockbuster week for newspapers: what it means for trade associations

SCD Group

First came the announcement that the owner of the Boston Red Sox had purchased the Boston Globe from the New York Times (NYT). The New York Times purchased Boston Globe for $1.1 What a week for the media business?

Halloween Offers Associations Creative Growth Opportunities

SCD Group

Here are five examples of associations and other nonprofits using Halloween to help their organizations: Boston Medical Center used a “ Halloween Town ” to raise funds for five years. Halloween Town is the largest family (19,000 participants) Halloween event in Boston.

Happy Birthday, Standard Time

Association Management

Who cared if Boston was a few minutes earlier than New York when the two were days apart on horseback. On today in 1883, time zones launched in the United States.

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TED Bound

Association Management

I’m currently sitting in an airport lounge in Boston waiting to board a plane to Chicago, then Palm Springs (note: if I ever become President, I will federally mandate that all airport lounges must have Walker’s Shortbread Cookies).

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Blizzard Tales

Association Management

I’m sitting here looking out my window at the first flakes falling of Boston’s Blizzard of 2013.

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Winning Lessons from the World of Sports

Association Management

In Boston sports, these are “the good old days.” In honor of Boston sports, here’s what our four teams can teach associations: From the Red Sox: “Know your role.” When a ball is hit up the middle in baseball, you never see the shortstop and second basemen collide as they both go for it.

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‘Tis the Season for Giving

Association Management

We’re fortunate at Virtual to be in a position to support many worthy causes in the Boston area.

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Technology Standards and Flight Delays

Association Management

hour flight from DC-Boston to give you time to [.]. I’ve spent a great deal of time over the past few weeks on the road. Heck, I’ve spent a great deal of time over the last few decades on the road. But as I was circling Logan again today due to thunderstorms (nothing like a 2.5

Follow the #SNCR conversation here

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Tweets from the Society for New Communications and Research’s 8th Annual Symposium in Boston. If you can’t see the embed, click here. ————– ( photo credit ). From the Trenches Industry Insider Social, In Theory

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Why the NFL Players Association Is Investing in Biotech

Associations Now

The process, called bridge-enhanced ACL repair (BEAR), was developed by orthopedic surgeon Martha Murray as part of a research initiative at Harvard University that NFLPA supported, according to the Boston Business Journal.

Wanna Improve Creativity? Work Together, Then Alone

Associations Now

According to a new study from researchers at three Boston-area universities, you might want to try a variety of strategies when it comes to solving the big problems.

Don’t Miss These Social Media Stories

SocialFish

When an Online Community No Longer Works (Associations Now) (and Maggie’s followup – Why the Boston Globe Shouldn’t Be Building Community on Facebook ). Just a few links I thought you should see. Enjoy.

Winning Lessons from the World of Sports

Association Management

In Boston sports, these are “the good old days.” In honor of Boston sports, here’s what our four teams can teach associations: From the Red Sox: “Know your role.” So they’re pretty low on the Boston sports pecking order at the moment.

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Conference Circuit: Burn Care

Associations Now

The American Burn Association’s 49th Annual Meeting begins next week in Boston. Venue: Sheraton Boston Hotel. Attendees have the option to go on tours of Boston burn centers to see their local colleagues in action. Rundown Attendees: 1,500. Exhibitors: 80.

Nonprofit: Just a Tax Status

Association Management

Here in Boston, we have some nonprofits that are pretty well run.

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Leaning in a Little More: Venture Capital Group Spotlights Women

Associations Now

With a new study showing that 70 percent of entrepreneurs find Boston’s tech scene less inclusive than it could be, the New England Venture Capital Association is starting a conversation on how to improve the balance.

Bonus content – Event Garde e-news May edition

Aaron Wolowiec

If we’re at home, we’re indoors during the day and looking forward to the delta breeze blowing in the evening so we can lounge on the deck, barbecue and play ball with our fetch-obsessed Boston Terrier, Just Jack. Gina Sutherland, director of education and events, CalSAE.

Measuring the Networked Nonprofit: October Book Tour – Events

Beth Kanter's Blog

Boston/Oct. Boston TweetUp: MeasureUp. “ Measuring the Networked Nonprofit: Using Data for Social Change ,” co-authored with KD Paine is getting into people’s hands!

Where have we been?

Association Management

Worked with the Boston Estate Planning Council on their annual Gala dinner. I was reminded today that it’s been a while since I’ve blogged. Well, it’s been quite a few months. Between client meetings, new initiatives and more, we’ve been flat out.

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Advice for the ages (and associations) from a political icon

Association Management

And we’ve had some great ones here in Boston. Election Day was this week in the United States. As we elect our leaders, it’s a great time to reflect on some of the folks we’ve had in various offices in the US. One of my favorites was Tip O’Neill.

5 Rules for Your Social Voice During A Crisis

SocialFish

The Boston Police Fund did a great job of this during the recent Boston crisis: #bostonstrong THANKS for all of your support! bostonpolicefoundation.org BOSTON STRONG!, the Boston Police Foundation. — During the Boston Bombing, some did not stop this automation.

Massachusetts Convention Center Authority to Produce Its Own Events

Associations Now

Rather than be a loss leader, relying on economic stimulus that meetings and events bring to Boston, the convention authority is looking to create revenue by coproducing events.

Conference Circuit: Plan on It

Associations Now

The Financial Planning Association’s Annual Conference is set to start this weekend in Boston. More than 2,000 Certified Financial Planner professionals will come together in Boston to share practical knowledge and strategies that they can take back to their practices.

Reads of the Week: September 28, 2012

Reid All About it

If you’re in NC, I recommend seeing it, or for double the pleasure, wait until October 21 when an exhibition of still-life masterpieces visits us from the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.

Spring Cleaning

Association Management

After more than nine feet of snow in Boston, I saw something I haven’t seen a while this week. My lawn. And it wasn’t a pretty sight. All that snow brought gravel, matted leaves, trash and who knows what else on to my property. So it’s time for spring cleaning.

Meetings 5.0: Five Ways to Improve Your Events

Association Management

And if you’re in the Boston area, swing by NE/SAE on Thursday and Friday the 16 th and 17 th. This week I’m speaking on a panel at the New England Society of Association Executives Annual Meeting. I’ll be honest, I’m not entirely sure what the session title is.

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Effort Empowers Kansas City Women To Effectively Negotiate Salaries

Associations Now

The program, which debuted in Boston in 2015, “empowers women to negotiate their salaries effectively and powerfully,” according to AAUW Senior Vice President of Communications and External Relations Laura Segall. “In

Energizing Member Engagement

Potomac Core

This article reflects key insights shared by the participants (referenced in the article) and moderator (the author) at the “Building Trade Associations that Drive Sustained Industry Growth” Panel at the Council of Manufacturing Associations Summer Conference in Boston, Massachusetts, August 4, 2017.