4 Ideas From Chicago Ideas Week

Associations Now

I was catching up with a friend who lives in Chicago earlier this week when she told me she had to cut our phone call short. “I But then she told me it was part of Chicago Ideas Week (CIW), which, she explained, offers a bunch of interesting talks and hands-on classes for pretty cheap.

Illinois Hospitality Groups: Restore “Choose Chicago” Funding

Associations Now

Three Illinois associations spent $50,000 on an ad campaign asking state lawmakers to restore funding for Choose Chicago, which is being affected by a budget stalemate. million it had budgeted for the year has not only jeopardized 40 percent of Choose Chicago’s $33.1

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Coming in August @ASAE Nashville and Chicago – China Healthcare Market Briefing


In response to our recent subscriber survey, MCI China will be conducting a special briefing for interested US healthcare associations during ASAE’s Annual Meeting in Nashville and later that week in Chicago at the headquarters of the American Health Information Management Association.

American Board of Medical Specialties Conference

Web Courseworks Associations

ABMS , a prominent board of medical specialty boards, will hold its annual conference in Chicago, September 25-27. Marketing to Members Uncategorized American Board of Medical Specialties Conference associations CHEST Chicago CME healthcare LMS SaaS Technology

Air Traffic Controllers Group: Chicago Skies Are Safe Following Fire

Associations Now

After a fire closed a major air traffic control center outside of Chicago last Friday, the National Air Traffic Controllers Association offered a status update and assurances that flight operations were safe and returning to normal early this week.

Live From D.C (and Chicago)!!

The Membership Blog

and Chicago. and April 3 in Chicago, go to www.baileadership.com. . In a couple of weeks I’ll be holding the next of my occasional LIVE membership development seminars in D.C. I emphasize the “live” aspect because people are asking me if anyone really goes to live, in-person, all day, not-required educational programs these days.

Two Slide Shows on Humanize

Jamie Notter

I’m back from my Chicago/Belgium trip, and I had a GREAT time. I am posting my slides, below from the two presentations I did in Belgium at the Fusion Marketing Experience conference (which together cover all that I spoke about in Chicago, and then some). Consulting. Speaking. About. Contact. Generations. Humanize. Books: Jamie Notter. Leadership insight.right when you need it. Two Slide Shows on Humanize. Posted May 7, 2012. in Announcements , Humanize - 1 comment. Tweet.

The Science of Fundraising

NonProfit University Blog

According to a study released last month by The Science of Philanthropy Initiative at Chicago University (SPI), scientific research matters to your fundraising success. Thoughts & Commentary donor incentives donors and overhead Gates Foundation Georgia State University matching gifts science of philanthropy initiative at Chicago University scientific method SPI University of California San Diego No better way to start a year off than talking about money!

Big city love from ASAE

Aaron Wolowiec

In 2018, ASAE’s Annual Meeting and Exposition will be coming to Chicago! 2018 – Chicago. ASAE last held its annual meeting in Chicago in 2007, which had the highest attendance of association executives. Good news fellow Midwesterners!

Blending Soft and Hard Management Styles

Association Adviser

Christie Pruyn, CAE, CIS, Executive Director of the Chicago area chapter of Meeting Professionals International, motivates a vast network of volunteers. From the Corner Office Leadership Chicago MPI christie pruyn Meeting Professionals International millennials new ideas social media volunteer network volunteer recognition volunteerswith the freedom to zigzag within your lane.

How Activism Encouraged Chicago Police Chief’s Firing

Associations Now

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s decision to fire Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy on Tuesday came during a particularly volatile period for the city of Chicago. The post How Activism Encouraged Chicago Police Chief’s Firing appeared first on Associations Now

On the Road

Jamie Notter

I am off to Chicago and Antwerp this week. Consulting. Speaking. About. Contact. Generations. Humanize. Books: Jamie Notter. Leadership insight.right when you need it. On the Road. Posted April 30, 2012. in Announcements , Humanize. Tweet. On Tuesday morning, I’ll be doing the opening keynote at the annual meeting of IHRIM , the association for the Human Resource Information Management industry. The title of my talk is “Unlocking the Power of Human Organizations.”

6 Stories About Millennials & Associations

SCD Group

Outside Opinion: Millennials Frustrate HR Execs By Sean Bisceglia via Chicago Tribune This just in: New study on millennials. Adrienne Lafrance ASAE Association Marketer associations Chicago Tribune Dan Wolken Donna Vieira Member Clicks Millennials nonprofits SCDdaily Sean Bisceglia The Atlantic USA Today 5 Surprising Reasons Millennials Join and Stay with Your Association By Sarah Hill via Member Clicks How do you get more Millennials in your association?

AMSFest Highlights: Setting Expectations to Make a Saavy Membership Software Selection


AMSFest brought an energized and inquisitive crowd to Chicago last week. In a creative North Side loft, AMS software vendors, partners, and association executives looking for new software solutions met to discuss the changing technology landscape and strategies on making sound selection decisions. AMS Selection Membership Software Selection AMSFest

Is an AMC the Right Solution for You?

Association Adviser

Features Membership AMC ASAE association management Association Management Company Chicago MPI christie pruyn Dave Wenhold John Graham Josh Patrick Kautter Wenhold Management Group Meeting Professionals International Stage2Planning Partners Wendy Weiser WJ Weiser & AssociatesWith tremendous pressure to hold dues in check, it can be hard for any size association to find the in-house resources needed to handle all the specialized skills required to keep the modern.

Half Day Workshop – Rethinking Membership as a Global Engagement Strategy – May 8th Chicago


Can a traditional “one size fits all” approach to membership or product sales deliver bottom-line results in a world marketplace where the most highly successful businesses deliver customer experiences of equal value around the world?

Emerging Market Strategy Seminars ? Chicago and DC in August.


Emerging Market Strategy Seminars – Chicago and DC in August. MCI thanks APICS and SHRM for providing meeting rooms at their headquarters in the Chicago and Washington metro areas for these sessions. In Chicago – August 13th 9am-12noon. Chicago, IL 60631.

How to Please Your VIPs at Your Next Meeting

Associations Now

Two years ago in Chicago, she booked a VIP dinner at Riva Crabhouse on the Navy Pier, which not only offered a fantastic view of the city but also of the water plant. And don’t overlook smaller cultural venues, such as an architectural gem like Chicago’s Frederick C.

Culture Eats Association Innovation for Breakfast Too


I’m speaking at.orgCommunity’s “ Solutions Day ” in just a few weeks in Chicago, and I’ll be sharing some exclusive data around this innovation question and how associations are showing up in the data (and dealing with it in real life).

Big city love from ASAE

Aaron Wolowiec

In 2018, ASAE’s Annual Meeting and Exposition will be coming to Chicago! 2018 – Chicago. ASAE last held its annual meeting in Chicago in 2007, which had the highest attendance of association executives. Good news fellow Midwesterners!

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

Associations Now

Sydney Bennet of Apartment List noted that large coastal cities like New York, Chicago, and San Francisco tend to price themselves out of the market, leading smaller markets to be a better bet.

Destinations Experiment With New Marketing Efforts

Associations Now

That’s what Chicago is thinking when it heads to Austin, Texas, next week for the annual music, film, and interactive conference South by Southwest (SXSW) to formally unveil its Chicago Made initiative. “[Chicago] is a taste-making place in the world.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.4.17

Reid All About it

After the AMS Fest in Chicago, I gathered my thoughts about the future of the AMS in a guest post for ReviewMyAMS. CDT – Chapter Roundtable (Chicago IL). Location: Chicago IL.

End of an Era: What Does It Mean for Associations?

SCD Group

As a college junior, I participated in an “field trip” of Chicago that included stopping at the Chicago Board of Trade. As an executive of the American Soybean Association, I participated in several meetings at the Board and with leaders of the Chicago Board.

How to Win the War for Talent

Jamie Notter

The American Society for Surgery of the Hand is a small nonprofit membership organization in Chicago. But here’s what’s interesting: when they have a job opening, their applicants come from some of the hottest tech companies in Chicago. Everyone wants the best talent.

Cool Association Jobs This Week – December 8


Manager, Marketing and Design , Giordano Dance Chicago – Giordano Dance Chicago, an internationally-renowned professional dance company, seeks an experienced, effective, and enthusiastic Manager, Marketing and Design.

How to Be More Eco-Conscious About Conference Catering

Associations Now

SAVOR…Chicago, the caterer for McCormick Place has taken local produce to highest level—literally. “Just to have good local food,” said Kevin Jezewski, assistant director of food and beverage for SAVOR…Chicago.

Can You Imagine Going Back to the Old Way?

Jamie Notter

I was in Chicago this week doing a site visit at a company that we may end up including as a case study in our upcoming book. Like all the companies we are investigating, this one ended up on my radar screen because I heard about how strong their culture was.

How an Association’s Former Headquarters Became a Hip Hotel

Associations Now

The Chicago Athletic Association building used to house an exclusive club of the same name. The Chicago Athletic Association’s building, once home to a private club exclusively for men, has seen a lot of faces come and go over its 123 years.

Stop Trying to Attract the Best Talent

Jamie Notter

One of the companies is a small nonprofit in Chicago, and they consistently draw applications from the corporate world when they have an opening (not the typical flow of talent in that arena). This post originally appeared on the Switch and Shift blog.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.30.17

Reid All About it

CDT – Chapter Roundtable in Chicago. More info/register for Chicago.

Planned Nonprofit Would Spread Obama Presidential Library’s Benefits

Associations Now

The Obama Center, planned for Chicago’s South Side, could have a positive impact on the surrounding community—and a coalition aims to create a nonprofit to ensure the neighborhood gets an economic boost from the presidential library.

Association Innovation Delivers Growth

Potomac Core

Association Innovation Delivers Growth. What capabilities should your association have in order to deliver revenue growth and strong retention?

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Report: Meetings Bring More Than Money to Host Cities

Associations Now

A new report from Meetings Mean Business and Skift shows that along with money, meetings bring fresh ideas and inspiration to their host cities, which have long-term impacts on shaping their economies and industries. Meetings are integral to associations and to host cities.

Cool Nonprofit Jobs This Week – May 24


This is a full-time, permanent assignment based in Chicago, IL. LOCATION: Chicago, IL. Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board ! We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital.

Announcing a Full-Day Membership Marketing Seminar Presented by Tony Rossell and Mark Levin

Membership Marketing

We will offer the seminar in Chicago and in metropolitan Washington DC area. These programs take place on Thursday, November 21, 2013, in Chicago at the Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza, and on Thursday, December 5, 2013, in Alexandria, VA at the Holiday Inn & Suites.

#thankful4home: Raising Awareness Around Homelessness

Beth Kanter's Blog

This fall and winter I’m working with a group of organizations in Chicago to raise awareness around homelessness, alongside screenings of the @Home documentary that features portraits of this issue through the eyes of activist Mark Horvath.

Bus Tour Aims to Raise Awareness of Effects of Childhood Trauma

Associations Now

The Campaign to Heal Childhood Trauma tour, which will begin at ATTACh’s headquarters in Minneapolis on November 10 and end in Washington, DC, on November 15, will also make stops in Chicago, Boston, and Philadelphia on the way.

The Death of the Mall and Other Association Lessons

Association Subculture

I think it''s safe to say there is an entire America that a lot of us, particularly those association professionals in the largest hubs - Washington DC, Chicago and Sacramento don''t see.

How to Save on Food and Beverage Costs at Your Next Meeting

Associations Now

Tracy Cammack, executive director of catering at SAVOR…Chicago at McCormick Place Convention Center, offered four tips for keeping your attendees satiated without busting the budget. **Get Chicago is at the top of its game when it comes to hosting meetings.

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