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

Live from Chicago: Updates from #ASAE18


We’ve been waiting - and we’re not exaggerating - months for this, and let us just say, ASAE and the entire city of Chicago have DELIVERED! The American Society of Association Executives’ (ASAE) 2018 Annual Meeting & Exposition is officially underway!

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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.

Learn with iMIS and TopClass LMS at the 2018 NiUG Greater Chicago Conference

WBT Systems

WBT Systems is delighted to be an official strategic partner of the 2018 NiUG Greater Chicago Conference , hosted by NiUG International , April 4-6, in Rosemont, Illinois. The post Learn with iMIS and TopClass LMS at the 2018 NiUG Greater Chicago Conference appeared first on WBT Systems.

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.

We’ll see you in Chicago for ASAE Annual!


CommPartners is excited to once again be exhibiting at the 2018 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition from August 18-21, 2017 in Chicago, IL. This event is the highlight of our year as we are able to connect with thousands of associations, clients, and friends. CommPartners will be showcasing all of the new features of Elevate LMS, […].

Food and Beverage Colors – Chicago, IL September 11-13

Association Navigator

The International Association of Color Manufacturers (IACM) has created an amazing program for the upcoming Global Color Conference in Chicago. “ Food and Beverage Color in Today’s Global Market ” will be held at the Hotel Allegro, September 11-13, 2012. I hope you can join us in Chicago.

Chicago’s Plan to Stay in the Conference Game

Associations Now

Chicago has been whipsawed. Second- and third-tier cities are nipping at Chicago’s heels in ways they never have before. With smaller locales challenging the Windy City’s conference dominance, a new hotel could help Chicago regain some ground.

#StopThePop: Chicago Bungalow Group Scores Big Notice With Social Campaign

Associations Now

The Historic Chicago Bungalow Association, a community group focused on keeping the look of Chicago’s historic houses in check, is taking on a developer who is renovating homes in a way unacceptable to the association.

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

Live From D.C (and Chicago)!!

The Membership Blog

and Chicago. and April 3 in Chicago, go to . 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.

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!

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!

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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

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.

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?

If You Build It –and Communicate It– They Will Come

Association Management

In the film “Field of Dreams,” a voice in Iowa farmer Ray Kinsella’s cornfield convinces him to turn his acreage into a baseball diamond, and sure enough, once he’s done it, the ghosts of the 1919 Chicago White Sox do appear. “If you build it, they will come.”

The Best Way To Learn About Marketing Automation At Association Forum’s Holiday Showcase

HighRoad Solution

HighRoad Solution is proud to bring some of our best and brightest to the Association Forum Holiday Showcase at the Hyatt Regency Chicago on December 13 th.

Why Share the Wealth through Membership Recruitment?

Membership Marketing

This past weekend, I was in Chicago doing some membership presentations and spoke with members of one group who asked, “Why should I recruit members for the organization? Membership Marketing Blog.

4 Reasons to Meet With Us at ASAE Tech


Are you attending the 2018 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition in Chicago, IL? Here are 4 reasons to meet with MemberSuite at booth #338. See you in August

Why a Tech Association Merged With a Tech Incubator

Associations Now

The Illinois Technology Association will join forces with 1871, a Chicago-area tech incubator that focuses on small companies. But in Chicago, a similar organization took a different kind of leap entirely. Pritzker helped launch 1871 in 2012 in Chicago’s Merchandise Mart building.

The inferred power of Twitter! | Experts in Membership Marketing

Experts in Membership Marketing

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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Executive Connections: Information Wins at EPA

Executive Connections

Tuesday, 30 September, EPA will reopen previously closed libraries in Chicago, Dallas, Kansas City and Washington, D.C. Executive Connections. « Are You Mission Critical? Main. | Why SLA Will Not Endorse, or Oppose, a Candidate for Public Office » 26 September 2008. Information Wins at EPA. Each will be staffed with a professional librarian and be open to the public at least 24 hours a week.

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

Getting Ready for ASAE Annual 2018

HighRoad Solution

The HighRoad team is gearing up to connect with partners, clients and association executives in Chicago and this year we’re focused on sharing the cool work we’re doing with our client base when it comes to digital marketing and growth strategies

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: 1.31.20

Reid All About it

Wed 2/12 at 4:30 CST – Content & Digital Conversation Circle for Associations & Nonprofits (Chicago IL). An opportunity for members of the association and nonprofit communities in Chicago to come together to share our issues and challenges around digital and content.

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.

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.

Strategic Adaptation

World Class Boards

An oft-cited quote from success expert Brian Tracy states: “When an airplane leaves Chicago for Los Angeles, it is off course 99% of the time. Having a vision is critical. Not straying from the “big picture” – the ultimate desired outcome – is essential to long-term success. But sticking too closely to the letter and detail of a plan can actually take you farther away from achieving your desired outcome.

Conference Circuit: School Rules

Associations Now

The 2015 Joint Annual Conference of the Illinois Association of School Boards, Illinois Association of School Administrators, and Illinois Association of School Business Officials is happening in Chicago this week. Venue: Hyatt Regency Chicago and Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers.

Prep Like a Pro: Your #ASAE18 Checklist


BEFORE heading to Chicago next month: association leadership ASAE Small Staff ChatterLike many things, you get out of a conference what you put into it. You can’t just show up and hope for the best. A little preparation is necessary. With ASAE Annual right around the corner, we wanted to help you prepare - to ensure you have the best conference experience possible. That said, here’s a checklist of tasks to complete (they’re easy, we promise!)

The Moery Company Sponsors IndyCar for Second Year in a Row

Moery Company

Dale Coyne Racing w/ Vasser-Sullivan is based in Plainfield, IL, which is located about 40 miles southwest of downtown Chicago. The Big Red “M” is thrilled to announce its continued association with Dale Coyne Racing with Vasser-Sullivan as an official partner of the No.