The Secrets to Increasing Ongoing Member Engagement [Web Class]

Socious

Have you ever been told to do more with less? If you haven’t been told that before, I’m sure you’ve at least heard some variation on that same idea, especially if you’re in the association industry. Association Member Engagement Webinar

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The Secrets to Increasing Ongoing Member Engagement [Web Class]

Socious

To hear more debunked member engagement myths, join us on the free November 9 th web class. Join us on November 9 th for our live web class. What You Will Learn During the Web Class. Have you ever been told to do more with less?

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Best Benefit Ever: Convenient Classes for Caregivers

Associations Now

The post Best Benefit Ever: Convenient Classes for Caregivers appeared first on Associations Now The American Health Care Association’s new website aims to lighten the load for its members with a new learning system. What’s the benefit? Working in the healthcare system can be stressful. Because caregivers work long shifts at odd hours, it can be hard for them to stay informed about evolving practices and new equipment.

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On Social Media, Your Brand Is a Second-Class Citizen

Associations Now

That means that media outlets and brands are ultimately always going to be treated as second-class citizens on the platforms, despite the fact they help the networks make money. The post On Social Media, Your Brand Is a Second-Class Citizen appeared first on Associations Now And that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Facebook’s recent controversy involving its trending topics is yet another sign that brands aren’t in the driver’s seat on social networks. Who is?

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Cheers to the 2017 Summer Class of CAEs

Aptify

Ninety-eight association executives earned their CAE (Certified Association Executive) this time around and will be joining a class of more than 4,000 industry professionals. Congratulations are in order for the latest group of individuals who have received their CAE credential! Professional development

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Physical Education Group Looks to Innovate Gym Class

Associations Now

Active Schools initiative is working to get students active by revamping gym classes across the country in more engaging ways. Active Schools (LMAS) initiative, provides plenty of thoughts on that question as it urges schools to reimagine how they structure gym classes. ” AAHPERD isn’t the only organization in favor of innovative gym classes. The post Physical Education Group Looks to Innovate Gym Class appeared first on Associations Now

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Best Benefit Ever: Convenient Classes for Caregivers

Associations Now

The post Best Benefit Ever: Convenient Classes for Caregivers appeared first on Associations Now The American Health Care Association’s new website aims to lighten the load for its members with a new learning system. What’s the benefit? Working in the healthcare system can be stressful. Because caregivers work long shifts at odd hours, it can be hard for them to stay informed about evolving practices and new equipment.

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Focus on the Corporate Middle Class (Friday Quote)

Jamie Notter

This week’s Friday quote comes from The Alliance , a book written by Reid Hoffman, a co-founder of LinkedIn (and Ben Casnocha and Chris Yeh). The book builds off of an HBR article that I wrote about last year , where Hoffman talks about creating “Tours of Duty” for employees, where the employee and employer develop a plan that benefits them both.

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Kentucky Distillers Bring Class to First Membership Drive

Associations Now

And much like a well-aged bourbon, the recruitment effort screams old-school class. The post Kentucky Distillers Bring Class to First Membership Drive appeared first on Associations Now Making a Big Bet Distilleries across Kentucky have big long-term plans for their main product. Last year the industry filled more than 1.2 million barrels with bourbon, a level not seen since 1970, anticipating that the drink’s popularity will continue a generation from now.

Academy Continues Strides Toward Diversity with New Member Class

Associations Now

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences introduced its largest voting class ever this year, and—like in the past few years—the new membership reflects a more diverse Hollywood. The post Academy Continues Strides Toward Diversity with New Member Class appeared first on Associations Now The pool of people voting for next year’s Academy Awards just got a lot bigger—and more diverse, too.

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Monday Buzz: New Membership Strategies for the Class of 2016

Associations Now

With a new graduating class entering the workforce, this summer will be rife with membership opportunities for trade associations. The post Monday Buzz: New Membership Strategies for the Class of 2016 appeared first on Associations Now Two associations share their plans for succeeding with younger members. Plus: The year’s hottest marketing trends, straight from SXSW.

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Victory for Egypt's Professional Class? ? GrowGlobally.org

GlowGlobally

Victory for Egypt’s Professional Class? Apart from how much better the reporting depth and insight versus the news quality among American media outlets, the most enlightening aspect has been just how the anti-government protests were led by Egyptians from the professional classes. GrowGlobally.org. global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. About. Channels. MarCom. Market & Biz Plan. Meetings. Membership. Products.

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Customer Service with a Touch of Class

SCD Group

Seasons 52 Provides Exceptional Customer Service. Barb and I decided to celebrate our 47th anniversary with a dinner at Seasons 52 in Naples. Well, we discovered customer service above expectations. Something that associations can consider when hosting members at conferences or events. I used their online reservation service (which is via OpenTable). I made the reservation and added a note that we were celebrating our 47th anniversary.

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Study: In Charitable Giving, Middle Class Digs Deeper Than the Wealthy

Associations Now

The income disparity in America is accompanied by a giving disparity: According to a Chronicle of Philanthropy analysis of IRS data, the wealthy give a smaller share of their income to charity than do members of the middle class. The Great Recession and the growing income gap between the wealthy and middle-class Americans have created a surprising “generosity gap” in the nation’s population. Members of the lower and middle class gave $57.3

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Medical Group Can Represent Members in Class Action, Appeals Court Says

Associations Now

The New York State Psychiatric Association won a significant victory in its legal battle against UnitedHealthcare after an appeals court ruled that the association has standing to represent its members and their patients in the class-action lawsuit. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the New York State Psychiatric Association has standing in a class-action lawsuit that the association brought against UnitedHealthcare in 2013.

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JetBlue to Upgrade Business-Class Seats to Attract Travelers

Associations Now

The carrier announced on August 5 that it will upgrade its business-class amenities by offering lie-flat seats on some of its cross-country flights beginning in mid-2014. ” Business class is where competition really is serious. The move is further evidence of airlines racing to build a better business class in order to reap more profits from business travelers.

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Is Your Association in a Class by Itself?

Plexus Consulting

Is Your Association in a Class by Itself? But in the time associations are going out of business, merging, or otherwise undergoing fundamental restructuring challenges, could this tendency be leading to two different classes of associations? One class might be defined by a club-like familiarity of association members and staff participating in programs of long standing. In which class is your association By Steven M.

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UAE Gems Dubai and Abu Dhabi Offer World Class Opportunities.

GlowGlobally

UAE Gems Dubai and Abu Dhabi Offer World Class Opportunities. GrowGlobally.org. global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. About. Channels. MarCom. Market & Biz Plan. Meetings. Membership. Products. Public Affairs. Services. « World Bank and World Economic Forum Rank Singapore #1 for Business. Engineering Society Builds Chinese Community for Long Term Growth » Nov.

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Is Your Association in a Class by Itself?

Plexus Consulting

But in the time when associations are going out of business, merging, or otherwise undergoing fundamental restructuring challenges, could this tendency be leading to two classes of associations? One class might be defined by a club-like familiarity of association members and staff participating in programs of long standing. The other class is defined by environments that are more entrepreneurial, growth oriented and marked by movement and change. By Steven M.

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Arts Organizations Digital Strategies Master Class and Train the Trainers

Beth Kanter

I’m teaching a master class today in San Francisco for arts organizations for Theatre Bay Area. The third year now expands the program into a “train the trainer” model. The master class is part of a, NEA-funded experiment being conducted by arts service organizations like Theatre Bay Area all across the country. My master class here in San Francisco will be video taped and shared in other cities by a local facilitator using a lesson plan that I have developed.

Coming soon to association learning: gamified learning and microcredentials

Aaron Wolowiec

But some new types of learning are also emerging: massive open online courses, flipped classes, gamified learning, microcredentials and microlearning, which has the highest rate of adoption. Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele, co-founders of Tagoras. Tagoras recently released its much-anticipated 2016 Association Learning + Technology Report , which contains a wealth of information about associations’ efforts to incorporate technology into their educational programs and platforms.

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Trend in Mindful Business – New class entitled Faith, Spirituality and the Workplace

Holly Duckworth

As our workplaces continue to transform universities around the globe are rising to combine topics that will transform leadership. Check out this course on the intersection of Faith, Spirituality & the workplace.

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Rate My Teacher (Is the class worth it?)

SocialFish

If you are about to take a new class, then it’s only reasonable for you to be curious about your new teacher, and whether they are good or not. Of course, everyone wants to take a class with an easy-going teacher, who is interesting, kind, and fair. The site was designed for students to rate their current or previous teachers, as a bid to help those who were yet to take the class. If there are preview classes, attend them to gauge the teacher by your standards.

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Solving the Trade Association Software Dilemma

Association Adviser

Whether it’s a CRM system tailored for associations, an industry specific AMS or a homegrown Microsoft Access Database, it’s critical you have a good system for tracking your members, managing your conferences, events, training classes, certifications, membership dues and collections, and other day-to-day membership related activities. The reality is most trade associations are forced by default into what the software industry calls a Best-in-Class software environment.

Five Super Effervescent Sparkling Fresh Conference Education Ideas

Velvet Chainsaw

Conference Planning adult learning strategies brain science education brain-friendly conferences conference best practices conference education conferences participatory class participatory culture participatory learning As a conference organizer, do you replicate last year’s conference schedule and experience and just change the filling? Or do you mix it up? Constantly looking for new ways to freshen up the attendee’s conference experience.

A Conference Learning Manifesto With Ten New Principles To Adopt

Velvet Chainsaw

Event & Meeting Planning adult learning adult learning principles conference best practices conferences participatory class participatory conferences participatory cultureWe participate, therefore we are. This spin on cogito ergo sum (English: “I think, therefore I am”) is a good motto for all conferences and events. It is exactly where I think conference organizers should begin to focus their meeting planning efforts.

Creating Conference Engagement With These Seven Social Spaces

Velvet Chainsaw

Event & Meeting Planning adult learning attendee engagement conference best practices conferences engagement meeting space participatory class participatory conferences participatory culturePeople participate in a variety of behaviors at a typical conference. They enter the conference with specific expectations of what they can do at the event, who they can do it with and what’s expected of them.

Five More Fresh Innovative Game Changer Conference Ideas

Velvet Chainsaw

Event & Meeting Planning adult learning strategies brain science education brain-friendly conferences conference best practices conference education conferences participatory class participatory culture participatory learningThe best conference organizers are proactively looking for fresh, new ideas to implement at their next annual meeting. They work hard at coming up with the next big idea. Shattering Status Quo.

The Big Picture: Katrina brings life to the classroom

The Big Picture

Hurricane Katrina helped an advertising class cover ethics, gave future engineers a chance to see what hurricanes do to their buildings, taught future social workers the kinds of challenges they will face in the real world and showed future public policy wonks that they should always be prepared to handle the worst-case scenario. Davis class created a public service campaign that focused on rebuilding after the hurricane. The Big Picture.

Emerging Market Strategy Seminars ? Chicago and DC in August.

GlowGlobally

For the first time in history more than half the world is middle-class-thanks to rapid growth in emerging countries. GrowGlobally.org. global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. About. Channels. MarCom. Market & Biz Plan. Meetings. Membership. Products. Public Affairs. Services. « Final Stop ASAE Study Mission 09 – Abu Dhabi, UAE. MCI Launches E-Learning Services for Non-US Market » Jul.

A Billion More Customers Coming to A Regional Market Near You.

GlowGlobally

For the first time in history more than half the world is middle-class-thanks to rapid growth in emerging countries. Here in American over 90% of our people are middle class or better. Here is our presentation which includes non US business data as well as links to the Economist Special Report and Pew Research Study on the global middle class. GrowGlobally.org. global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. About. Channels.

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AE on the Verge: Meetings: On Time Prize Drawings

AE on the Verge

Need a new way to get the class to arrive on time and to return to class promptly after a break or lunch? I may try it with an "early bird" drawing to reward those who arrive at least 5 minutes before class. AE on the Verge. Association management, meetings and mania. Sunday, June 12, 2011. Meetings: On Time Prize Drawings. Try an "on time" prize drawing.

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The #1 Rowing Club Software: Free Trial

Wild Apricot

Looking for an easy way to coordinate training programs and register rowers for events and classes? Dozens of rowing clubs use Wild Apricot’s software to seamlessly handle all their admin tasks and more

Summer Offer from the Post Office - Experts in Membership Marketing

Experts in Membership Marketing

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SCD Group: E-learning will Impact Association Education.

SCD Group

While fishing in Canada last month, my brother (a trustee for a small liberal arts college) and my nephew “discussed” whether mobile learning was inferior to in class learning. I noted that most online and/or “satellite campuses” offered “regular” classes with “real” instructors. Pages. About. Contact. Causeaholic. AMR Management Services. Stronger by Association. Thursday, September 13, 2012.

Finding the Time

Mariner

The best piece of advice I received when I was in college was to view each day I had classes as if I was on a 9 to 5 job. I heeded that advice and made it a point on those days I had class to get to the college early and stay after class to work on assignments I was a working mom at the time juggling family, college and a job so any advice on balancing my life was welcomed.

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Membership Marketing Blog: Membership Marketing News You can.

Membership Marketing

• First Class Letter rate is increasing to $0.45 (up from $0.44). • First Class Postcard rate is increasing to $0.32 (up from $0.29). Membership Marketing Blog. Membership marketing – acquiring, engaging, upgrading, and renewing members – is the cornerstone for associations and relationship driven organizations.

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YM AMS migration to AWS cloud: Brief overview and what the future holds.

YourMembership Blog

Our goal is to provide your organization with the highest quality security measures and to deliver world-class cloud stability and confidence. YourMembership (YM) association management software (AMS) is built on a foundation to ensure our customers’ success. With a commitment to your success and continuous innovation, YM has now embarked on the road to the. The post YM AMS migration to AWS cloud: Brief overview and what the future holds. appeared first on YourMembership.

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On Resolutions

Spark Consulting

Classes start in a month. It’s that time of year, when we all think about what happened last year and what we’d like to do differently in the next.

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Building a Community: 5 Tips for Digital Member Engagement

Blue Sky eLearn

While it’s great to provide in-person classes and events that offer accreditation to attendees, that is not the only way to present learning opportunities. Investing in an LMS lets your association offer classes online. Restricted audience for classes.