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! Georgia Nursing Home Pageant in May 1976.

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.

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Use Sponsored Grants to Strengthen Your Membership and Events

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The Georgia Society of Association Executives refocused its foundation grants program to fund paid internships. The Georgia Association of Convenience Stores won a $450,000 grant from GEFA, and redistributed that money to the people who support GACS year-round: its member owner-operators.

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.

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.

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.” Sarah Sain, Naylor Association Solutions.

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.

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. Hank Berkowitz, Editor-in-Chief. Budgets are tight.

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). Hank Berkowitz, Association Adviser.

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

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.