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

GlowGlobally

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Aptify

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

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?

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

GlowGlobally

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.

GlowGlobally

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.

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!

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.

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.

Cool Association Jobs This Week – December 8

SocialFish

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 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.

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.

Cool Nonprofit Jobs This Week – May 24

SocialFish

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Innovation Delivers Growth

Potomac Core

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

#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.

Awesome Association Jobs This Week – April 26

SocialFish

Manager, Signature Events & Non-Profit Fundraising , PAWS Chicago – The role of the Manager, Signature Events is to lead and ensure the financial success and streamlined execution of ALL PAWS Chicago Events.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.2.17

Reid All About it

If you can’t make it to AMS Fest in Chicago next week , stay tuned for my reports. Wed/Thu June 7-8 – AMS Fest in Chicago. Location: Chicago IL. Your weekly list of free webinars and events for the association community… Countdown time to AMS Fest!!

AMS Fest 2017

GrowthZone

Come see us in Chicago! It’s the final countdown to AMS Fest 2017 and GrowthZone is pumped! What is AMS Fest?

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.

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.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.12.17

Reid All About it

Save the dates: Wed/Thu June 7-8 – AMS Fest in Chicago. Location: Chicago IL. Your weekly list of free webinars and events for the association community… How are associations using learning technologies? Don’t you want to know?

Content Marketing: It Matters For Meetings Too

Associations Now

The second was Choose Chicago’s Chicago Made initiative, which used events—like a music showcase at SXSW—to increase awareness for Chicago as a business and tourism destination and showcase the city’s technology and cultural industries.

LAST CALL for AMS Fest Midwest

SocialFish

Chicago, May 10, 2016 Association Rate: $199. Right People. Right Products. Right Place. Last Call. The FEST is in 10 days! Last Call for AMS Fest Midwest. REGISTER NOW OR LEARN MORE. Featuring: Welcome Message – Reggie Henry, CAE, Chief Information Officer, ASAE.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.19.17

Reid All About it

Save the dates: Wed/Thu June 7-8 – AMS Fest in Chicago. Location: Chicago IL. Your weekly list of free webinars and events for the association community… You can buy everything except time–our most precious resource.

What Makes Your Association Stand Out?

SCD Group

A friend of ours spotted this gold fish bowl in Chicago's Burnham Hotel. Intrigued and impressed, he took a photo and posted it on Facebook. So did others. A gold fish in a fish bowl? Yes, a gold fish is spreading word of mouth about a hotel.

This Week’s Association Membership & Marketing Jobs

SocialFish

Graphic Designer , Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana – Exciting design opportunity with a renowned, well-respected and iconic brand. Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board !