Royalty is Crowned and an Association Shines in the Annual Ms. GHCA Pageant

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If you attend the Georgia Health Care Association’s annual Ms. Georgia Health Care Association (GHCA) Pageant, you’ll find many of these beauty pageant hallmarks – but the participants will be mostly sexagenarians or older! GHCA Pageant grew out of a pageant sponsored by the Georgia Peanut Commission in the 1970s. Georgia Nursing Home Pageant in May 1976. The association’s membership includes 95 percent of skilled nursing care facilities in Georgia.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.18.20

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That’s why it’s a good time for your association to promote your certificate, microcredential and certification programs. Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman.

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Use Sponsored Grants to Strengthen Your Membership and Events

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After a few years of not distributing all the donations given to its foundation because of lack of interest in traditional professional development certificate programs and seminars, the Georgia Society of Association Executives researched what its members really wanted when it came to financial help. The Georgia Society of Association Executives refocused its foundation grants program to fund paid internships. Kelly Clark, Naylor Association Solutions.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.14.20

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Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Georgia McGoldrick, Product Marketing Specialist, 3Play Media.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.1.20

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Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Hilliard, PhD, Esq, CMP, Attorney, Professor, Speaker, College of Coastal Georgia. The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… For the last six weeks, virtual events have been the focus of my reading and writing time—which is why you’ve seen the topic popping up so frequently here and on my Twitter stream too.

APICS Aims to Fill a Need with its New Credential

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Integrating AST&L into APICS allows us to fortify our supply chain education and certification offering with deeper content in the areas of transportation and logistics,” said APICS CEO Abe Eshkenazi in a press release issued last July. After the merger, “we did a tremendous amount of marketing research up front to determine what other types of education or certification might be out there,” said Bob Collins, APICS senior director of professional development.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.8.20

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Hilliard, PhD, Esq, CMP, Attorney, Professor, Speaker, College of Coastal Georgia. Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Chapter virtual events. Chapters have always had the face-to-face advantage but now even they must get on the virtual bandwagon.

Increase Your Membership ROI – Return on Involvement

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Do you know if they offer a certification? Lowell Aplebaum, CAE, spoke earlier this month at the Georgia Society of Association Executives’ Annual Meeting in a session called “Creating the Member Story.” Today, Aplebaum oversees the commission for the Certified Association Executive certificate. Sarah Sain, Naylor Association Solutions. We’ve all seen the #MondayMotivation quote on social media: “You only get out of life what you put into it.”.

Association Blasts Medicare for Paying Unlicensed Prosthetics Providers

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The American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics, and Pedorthics reports that 15 states currently have certification laws: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Ohio, Oklahoma, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, and Washington.

Make a Plan Now for a Professional Development Day During the Holidays

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Or, if competition is a factor, you could group members from non-competing markets into circles, for example, one member each from Oregon, Utah, Iowa, Texas, Ohio, Georgia, Maine, and Hawaii. Since a new year is a time of new goals , host a virtual open house about each of your certification programs. You could do an introductory webinar that includes a Q&A with a panel of recent certification recipients.

Got NDR (Non-Dues Revenue)?

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For Matthew Gambill, executive director of the Georgia Association for Career & Technical Education (GACTE) , the fastest-growing NDR sources are sponsorship of the annual conference, plus advertising and ancillary services. As Bill Anderson, president of the Associated Builders and Contractors of Georgia (ABC GA) explained, “You’ve got to put your ego aside. Hank Berkowitz, Editor-in-Chief. Budgets are tight. Travel’s a hassle.

How Your Association Can Succeed in Social Media

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Whether your association works to build awareness, create industry standards, provide certification programs, or promote field advancements, connecting with a world of similarly invested constituents will only make your mission easier. For instance, when the Technology Association of Georgia wanted to spark conversation about the state’s tech-rich community, Twitter provided the ideal platform for a tech talk tournament.

You’re Never Too Old to Learn Something New

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I spoke with CEO of AGC Georgia Michael Dunham the other day about association leadership, career development and mentoring (see his Corner Office profile). ” ASHHRA is expanding its certification programs and leveraging technology to help members “learn, connect and build their own careers,” Rose said. Hank Berkowitz, Association Adviser.

ASAE Cites Discrimination, Business Impact in Testimony Opposing Texas Bill

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Similar to North Carolina’s HB2 , SB 6 would require people to use restrooms or changing areas that correspond to the gender on their birth certificates in buildings operated by public entities, such as government buildings, public schools, and public university facilities. Over the past two years, ASAE has opposed the proliferation of similar bills in Georgia, Indiana , and Arkansas, among other states.

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Solutions for Your Membership Conundrum

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Certifications. Many high performing associations are finding that they can earn substantial increase their renewal numbers by providing members with training, workshops, webinars and certifications that they would have trouble finding elsewhere. “If AGC Georgia’s Dunham agreed. “I Delivering the right value to the right members at the right time. Hank Berkowitz, Association Adviser. Members tell us we’re sending them too much.

Make a Plan Now for a Professional Development Day During the Holidays

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Or, if competition is a factor, you could group members from non-competing markets into circles, for example, one member each from Oregon, Utah, Iowa, Texas, Ohio, Georgia, Maine, and Hawaii. Since a new year is a time of new goals , host a virtual open house about each of your certification programs. You could do an introductory webinar that includes a Q&A with a panel of recent certification recipients.