Game Theory: How the NBA Decided to Move the 2017 All-Star Game From Charlotte

Associations Now

Nonetheless, the decision-making process that the league used when considering whether to move the 2017 NBA All-Star Game from Charlotte, North Carolina, in response to the state’s controversial HB2 law, may be familiar to more traditional associations.

How an American Beer Hit a German Tradeshow’s Center Stage

Associations Now

Proving its global reach, the Chamber of Commerce of Charlotte, North Carolina, is participating in a massive tradeshow in Germany later this month. But it’s the brewery’s ties to Charlotte—not Germany—that inspired it to participate in the fair.

Making a Case for Monthly Membership Auto-Renewal

Aptify

This is a guest blog post by Charlotte Muylaert of Billhighway. With #AUC2017 less than two weeks away, we are thrilled to share with you a series of guest blog posts courtesy of some of those who are sponsoring this year's Aptify Users Conference! Thank you for sponsoring, and we look forward to seeing you in Las Vegas.

10 Ways to Drive Member Engagement and #LeverageChapters

Aptify

This is a guest blog post by Charlotte Muylaert of BillHighway. With #AUC2017 less than two weeks away, we are thrilled to share with you a series of guest blog posts courtesy of some of those who are sponsoring this year's Aptify Users Conference! Thank you for sponsoring, and we look forward to seeing you in Las Vegas.

7 Award-Winning Ideas for Building Associations

GrowthZone

Home: Charlotte-DeSoto Building Industry Association. The Big Book of Association Ideas: Building Industry Associations Edition showcases the 7 award-winning program and event ideas from the Association Momentum Awards Competition.

Study: Travelers Hungry for Culinary Experiences

Associations Now

Good places to eat and drink will never go away in terms of branding yourself as an attractive destination,” said Erica Hill, director of communications at Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority (CRVA) in Charlotte, North Carolina. “It

North Carolina LGBT Law Widely Rebuked

Associations Now

Pat McCrory during a single-day emergency legislative session this week—was timed to take effect before an anti-discrimination measure in the state’s largest city, Charlotte, could. American Airlines, which has a major hub in Charlotte, was also included on the list of critics. “We

A Social Media Banana Split

Beekeeper Group

NPR recently aired this story examining how Ohio and North Carolina residents are using Twitter to vie for the favor of the Chiquita fruit company, which is considering moving its Cincinnati headquarters to Charlotte. The report describes how Ohio marketing … Continue reading → Uncategorized Aguirre Banana Baquis Chiquita North Carolina NPR Ohio Salomone Social Media Twitter

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.5.17

Reid All About it

AENC FUEL Young Professionals Round Table (Charlotte NC). Location: Charlotte NC. AENC FUEL Young Professionals Meetup (Charlotte NC). Location: Blackfinn Ameripub, 210 E Trade St, Charlotte, NC.

2018 Building Associations Momentum Award Winners

GrowthZone

Honorable Mentions included the BIA of Okaloosa-Walton Counties (FL), Charlotte-Desoto Building Industry Association (FL), and Desert Valley Builders Association (CA).

Membership Hack: Recruitment Competition for Chapters

Associations Now

For instance, Florida’s Charlotte-Desoto Building Industry Association will give its top recruiter a free trip to Las Vegas to attend NAHB’s International Builders’ Show in February.

Kids and Kickstarter: The Rise of PhilanthroKids and Kid Crowdfunding!

Beth Kanter

Charlotte, A Young Teen, Helping To Save Horse Farm Through A Kick Starter Campaign. Charlotte is helping Diane garner attention for her campaign, by putting in to practice some good tips from her Dad! Crowdfunding in general has raised more than 5.1

As Transgender Military Ban Goes Into Effect, Groups Speak Out

Associations Now

Charlotte Clymer, a high-profile Army veteran and transgender military activist who works for HRC, shared her view of the shift in a televised op-ed that aired this past week on CBS Sunday Morning.

New Senior Dining Group Launches as Sector’s Ambitions Grow

Associations Now

It appears that a lot of organizations seem to agree with Harris Ader’s assessment of the field, as SDA already has 335 members—including both individuals, organizations, and industry partners—and is lining up its first annual meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina, next March.

Daily Buzz: Retaining Chapter Leaders

Associations Now

Spell out national’s chapter-related responsibilities and resources,” writes Charlotte Muylaert. Chapter leadership comes with a lot of responsibility. Here’s how you can empower your leaders to prevent turnover. Also: One company implements mandatory vacation days.

CompTIA Study Finds Tech Hubs Where You Wouldn’t Expect Them

Associations Now

Topping the list overall were two cities in North Carolina—Charlotte and Raleigh. While both had smaller numbers of job listings than more prominent metro areas such as Washington, DC, they made up for it by having cost-of-living levels that were much more modest—adjusted for hourly earnings, Charlotte and Raleigh ranked fourth and third, respectively.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.17.17

Reid All About it

AENC Charlotte Connection Event (Charlotte NC). Location: Charlotte, NC. A month ago, I shared an article about morning routines and mentioned making changes to my own. I’m happy to report my mornings are more productive now – and I haven’t suffered.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.17.17

Reid All About it

AENC Charlotte Connection Event (Charlotte NC). Location: Charlotte, NC. A month ago, I shared an article about morning routines and mentioned making changes to my own. I’m happy to report my mornings are more productive now – and I haven’t suffered.

Twitter for Nonprofits in 2018: Rebirth or Retire?

Beth Kanter

Here’s a powerful example of personal storytelling using the threads by Charlotte Clymer on depression and suicide.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.6.17

Reid All About it

Charlotte Muylaert from Billhighway makes a guest appearance on the Aptify blog to share ten great ideas for chapters that her team discovered at ASAE Annual. The weekly list of free professional development events for the association community… Only 10% of Americans love cooking.

Three Collaboration Tools Component Relations Pros Swear By

Associations Now

In an ongoing Billhighway blog series, Marketing Leads Charlotte Muylaert and Sarah Garrity highlight several membership tools to streamline chapter data collection , design , and content efforts. It’s hard work managing chapters across the country and around the world.

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Defining Your Ideal Employee - Is This You?

SCD Group

Ironically, as you''ll see in a minute, I was flying to Charlotte to give a presentation and facilitate a discussion on generational differences. This photo from Google Images and is NOT the guy on the plane in this post! I overheard a cellphone conversation on a plane last week.

Atlanta Ranks as America’s Most Crowded Airport

Associations Now

The second most crowded facility, Charlotte Douglas International Airport in North Carolina, saw an all-time peak last year of about 41.2 Atlanta’s airport is easily one of the busiest in America. Forbes says it’s also the most crowded, but it manages to keep passengers moving.

Happy Healthy Nonprofit Workplaces: How To Kick the Sit Out It

Beth Kanter

Trainer’s Notes: Working with Graphic Recorders: Charlotte Young, Picture Your Thoughts did graphic recording, visually note taking, for the session. Last week, I was honored to do the keynote workshop at the Peel Leadership Center’s TimeOut Conference in Toronto, Canada.

10 Takeaways from ASAE’s Membership, Marketing & Communications Conference

Slice-Works

Charlotte Perham—@phccnatl. I LOVE the MMC Conference because it’s local and the topics are in my wheelhouse. I love the connecting piece too! As usual there was too much to do and not enough time!

The Young Professional – Tracking down the Future Leaders of Your Association

Association Adviser

We spoke with Charlotte Putnam, vice president of communications & marketing for the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors – National Association (PHCC) , who told us about their new website, www.phccareers.com , that showcases a modern, exciting and technologically skilled trade.

The Association Keeping NBA Coaches Focused on Health

Associations Now

Several high-profile coaches have had serious health scares, including current Orlando coach Steve Clifford, who suffered severe headaches and missed several weeks last season with the Charlotte Hornets due to sleep deprivation, NBA.com reported.

HB2 Costing North Carolina Business, Convention Bureaus Warn

Associations Now

The Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority reported earlier this month that four conventions have been cancelled in direct response to the controversial law, which was itself passed in response a local ordinance by Charlotte’s city council.

Conference Circuit: Break Free

Associations Now

On Sunday, correctional personnel at all levels will be in Charlotte, North Carolina, to mark the start of the American Jail Association’s annual meeting. Venue: Charlotte Convention Center. Rundown Attendees: 1,400. Exhibitors: 200 plus. Special Topics Workshops: 4.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.31.17

Reid All About it

Thu 4/6 at 5:30 – Global Meetings Industry Day Celebration (Charlotte NC, Raleigh NC or Myrtle Beach SC). Locations: Charlotte NC, Raleigh NC or Myrtle Beach SC. Your weekly list of free webinars and events for the association community…and this time it covers the next two weeks.

If You’re Looking for a Job, Look Inland, Lists Say

Associations Now

The largest cities that made Glassdoor’s top 25 were generally on the bottom half of that list—DC ranked at number 16, while San Jose, Chicago, Charlotte, and Dallas–Fort Worth, each with populations above 800,000, filled the final four positions of the top 25.

How Fast-Acting New Orleans Won Over the NBA

Associations Now

After the NBA announced it would move its All-Star Game game from Charlotte, North Carolina, because of discrimination concerns, New Orleans worked quickly to put together a bid that focused on creating a welcoming environment.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.8.19

Reid All About it

I saw these two excellent bands last week, first in Washington DC and then in Charlotte NC.

Turn Members Into Hackers (the Good Kind)

Associations Now

Associations can enlist their members to participate in quick-sprint hackathons to help develop new products and services. In exchange, participants get a highly engaging experience. Here’s what one hackathon looked like at #ASAE18. Not all hackers are bad. Some hack for good.

Monday Buzz: What to Consider When Considering Joint Membership

Associations Now

“This research will also provide what you’ll need later to develop marketing copy and testimonials for joint membership promotions,” explains writer Charlotte Muylaert. It sounds beneficial, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t think it through first.

CompTIA Helps Build New Tech Foundations for the Underemployed

Associations Now

In recent months, the foundation has moved to duplicate the program in other cities, including Philadelphia, Dallas, and Charlotte, North Carolina.

Black Newspaper Publishers Demand Action After Police Shootings

Associations Now

Millions of our readers across the nation are once again outraged at the latest fatal incidents of police brutality in Tulsa and Charlotte.

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Thursday Buzz: Turn Your Members Into Subscribers

Associations Now

A monthly auto-renewal payment plan allows a member to join your association for the price of lunch and start receiving benefits immediately,” writes Charlotte Muylaert. Why your members are ready for auto-renewal plans. Also: A television ad hijacks Google Home devices.

World Biogas Association Poised to Take a Bite Out of Climate Change

Associations Now

s Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association] is delighted to be a founder member of the association,” ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton said in a statement.

Friday Buzz: Experiential Learning vs. Traditional Meetings

Associations Now

As the power of the hashtag continues to grow, some, like GeekSnack ‘s Charlotte Banks, think nongovernmental organizations are on their way out. How a new way to run meetings and conferences could raise participation. Plus: One group looks to take piracy out of Talk Like a Pirate Day.