What We’ve Learned Selling Virtual Event Sponsorships – Association Field Report (September 4, 2020)

Moery Company

Today’s field report is on the topic of what is happening in virtual sponsorships, specifically sales. On the other hand, there are folks that may not have attended your trade show or had a booth and are actually jumping to the front of the class and sponsoring programs.

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Best Benefit Ever: Convenient Classes for Caregivers

Associations Now

Other benefits: In addition to educational tools, members of AHCA and NCAL are given unlimited access to numerous research materials, including professional publications, studies and annual reports , and webinar archives. 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?

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

Associations Now

On Monday, the social network was accused by a Gizmodo report of going out of its way to ignore conservative news outlets like Breitbart and The Drudge Report in its trending topics section, which the Gawker Media outlet had recently revealed was run by contractors, not algorithms. Almost immediately after the reports surfaced, I noticed a sudden rise in conservative news on the sidebar. And that’s not necessarily a bad thing.

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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. “The IOM report reinforces the importance of schools as a venue for children getting at least 60 minutes of vigorous or moderate-intensity physical activity every day,” said E.

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Best Benefit Ever: Convenient Classes for Caregivers

Associations Now

Other benefits: In addition to educational tools, members of AHCA and NCAL are given unlimited access to numerous research materials, including professional publications, studies and annual reports , and webinar archives. 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?

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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. Watch the behind the scene’s report below and you’ll learn that the mass protests had leadership, organization, strategy and tactics that matched wits with the Mubarak regime.

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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. “We’re focused on building the future generation of CPA professionals, and we’re doing that by developing engaging career-awareness content for high school and university students,” Joanne Fiore, AICPA’s vice president of professional media, pathways and inclusion told Folio reporter Tom Zind.

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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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Three Top Takeaways from the 2017 State of Community Management Report

Higher Logic

Many people in the community industry look forward to the findings in The Community Roundtable’s annual State of Community Management (SOCM) report, which helps guide their community efforts, ensures they keep up on the latest trends and keeps them competitive in the marketplace. The Community Roundtable found best-in-class communities didn’t have more engagement than average communities—they had about the same amount of engagement.

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Report: Women Underrepresented in Cybersecurity

Associations Now

A new report found women in cybersecurity continually fight obstacles to their career advancement. While women comprise 43 percent of the global workforce, they only fill 11 percent of cybersecurity positions, according to the new 2017 Women in Cybersecurity Report from the Executive Women’s Forum on Information Security, Risk Management and Privacy (EWF) and the Center for Cyber Safety and Education.

UAE Gems Dubai and Abu Dhabi Offer World Class Opportunities.

GlowGlobally

UAE Gems Dubai and Abu Dhabi Offer World Class Opportunities. ” Globalization Special Report, The Economist, September 20, 2008. 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.

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Community Takeaways We Loved from the State of Community Management 2016 Report

Higher Logic

Shared value is the name of the game in The Community Roundtable’s State of Community Management Report 2016 (SOCM 2016). But the strategy needs to be more than a plan inside the community manager’s head: 90% of the Best-in-Class communities The Community Roundtable surveyed have a strategy approved by their organization. Best-in-Class communities are also far more likely to document a shared value among everyone involved in the community.

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Report: Where Association Learning Technology Is Going

Associations Now

The latest edition of Tagoras’ Association Learning + Technology report finds that emerging learning technology is out there, but the problem is that organizations don’t have an effective strategy to put it into play. “Association Learning + Technology 2017,” a new report from Tagoras sponsored by Community Brands, makes the case that many associations have yet to work emerging kinds of learning into their offerings—though many are looking into it.

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.

Cloud Security Becomes a Challenge at Scale, Reports Say

Associations Now

A pair of reports highlight the dangers that organizations could face from the use of multiple cloud services, due to the additional ways that attackers can breach an organization’s data. That’s according to a pair of reports on the state of cloud security. The Tripwire report also noted that increasing complexity was a challenge with cloud security. The post Cloud Security Becomes a Challenge at Scale, Reports Say appeared first on Associations Now

ICCA Report: International Meetings Double in a Decade

Associations Now

The International Congress and Convention Association’s latest report on the state of the international meetings industry puts Paris atop the list of cities for meetings for the first time since 2014, while the U.S. The number has roughly doubled since then, according to ICCA’s latest report , released this week: A total of 12,212 meetings were held in 2016. The post ICCA Report: International Meetings Double in a Decade appeared first on Associations Now

Venture Capital Association Reports Industry Slowdown

Associations Now

A recent report by Thomson Reuters and the National Venture Capital Association found U.S. VC firms in the United States experienced their slowest quarter for funding since 2003, posting a 14 percent decline in the total amount of dollar commitments compared to the first quarter of 2012, according to a report by Thomson Reuters and the National Venture Capital Association. The post Venture Capital Association Reports Industry Slowdown appeared first on Associations Now

Report: IRS Reveals Groups Targeted in Political Probe

Associations Now

According to a Washington Times report, as part of a court case, the IRS last month revealed the names of most of the 501(c)(4) organizations—the majority of which are conservative—that the agency had targeted for political reasons. As a result of a class-action lawsuit against the IRS, last month the agency released a list of 426 groups that were treated differently based on their names, according to a report by The Washington Times.

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Small but mighty meetings

Aaron Wolowiec

Then, think back to your smaller classes (even if that only happened in high school). Filed under: Meetings , Social Media Tagged: Facebook , Meetings , report , small meetings , social media , strategy , Successful Meetings , Twitter. Meetings Social Media Facebook report small meetings social media strategy Successful Meetings TwitterThink back to your college days. Remember those massively packed, overwhelming lecture halls? Was it hard to pay attention?

Meetings mean money for hotels in 2015

Aaron Wolowiec

According to a new report by Social Tables , the meetings industry will hugely influence the profits of hotels. In fact, according to the Social Tables report, it seems advanced technology will have the greatest effect on hotels and will be in great demand since Americans own, on average, four digital devices. Last year, Starwood Hotel and Resorts became the first chain to offer such a service, according to the Social Tables report.

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Community management is about strategy

Aaron Wolowiec

But there’s still some confusion about best practices and culture, according to a new report by The Community Roundtable and Higher Logic. “In The Higher Logic report contains data from 339 community programs from a range of industries. In addition, the report found those who could measure that value to determine ROI performed best. Everyone measures something, but the best-in-class communities are digging into the metrics that demonstrate the impact of the community.

Community management is about strategy

Aaron Wolowiec

But there’s still some confusion about best practices and culture, according to a new report by The Community Roundtable and Higher Logic. “In The Higher Logic report contains data from 339 community programs from a range of industries. In addition, the report found those who could measure that value to determine ROI performed best. Everyone measures something, but the best-in-class communities are digging into the metrics that demonstrate the impact of the community.

David Gammel's Web Strategy Report, Volume 1, Issue 8

High Context

Frustratingly, I’m not aware of a similar class of product on the Mac for creating screencasts. David Gammel's Web Strategy Report ArchiveSubscribe via e-mail. Thoughts On Strategy: Shopping vs. Buying. I just finished reading Clotaire Rapaille’s The Culture Code, in which he marks a key distinction about how Americans perceive shopping compared to buying.

Interns have rights too

Aaron Wolowiec

For starters, InternMatch conducted an Intern Match Report , which revealed the face of traditional internships may be changing. According to InternMatch, almost 48 percent of the internships in which the class of 2013 engaged were unpaid, as students seem to care more about building resumes than earning money. An info graphic by InternMatch, listing quick facts about intern compensation. After posting on Sept.

New IRS Reporting Requirements for Debit/Credit Transactions | Old.

Old ClayBurn Association Management

→ New IRS Reporting Requirements for Debit/Credit Transactions. Beginning in calendar year 2011, all merchants will be required to report gross payments received through debit or credit card transactions to the IRS on an annual basis. To verify this reporting, banks and merchant service providers will be required to provide both merchants and the IRS with Form 1099-K by January of 2012. New IRS Reporting Requirements for Debit/Credit Transactions. IRS Reporting.

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.

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Building a Community: 5 Tips for Digital Member Engagement

Blue Sky eLearn

Invest in reporting features. 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. Invest in reporting features.

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 Benchmarking Report. Click on the Picture for a Free Downloard of the Report. He also launched the annual Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report and developed the membership framework he calls the Membership Lifecycle. The 2012 Membership Benchmarking Report says "NO WAY.".

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Your AMS technology partner’s approach to training matters

Nimble AMS

As the article mentions, the Nimble AMS team believes that training is about more than just taking a class or two after your new system goes live. Introducing Nimble AMS Administrator II class: A focus on automating your processes.

IRS Signals Potential Changes to Group Tax Exemptions | Old.

Old ClayBurn Association Management

According to the ASAE website , the IRS has signaled that it might soon alter reporting requirements and filing procedures for group tax exemptions or even discontinue them altogether. New IRS Reporting Requirements for Debit/Credit Transactions. IRS Reporting. Buying treats for my class. Presenting a case solution at #SMEI CME class in Beijing. Old Clayburn Association Management. Working with the world's top professional associations. Skip to content.

The Big Picture: Most overused phrases in press releases

The Big Picture

Factiva Insight has issued a new report listing the most overused used phrases in press releases for 2006 for the US, the UK and globally. " Not far behind are "flexible," "robust" and "world-class." The Big Picture. A big-picture view of issues and trends affecting associations - in Mississippi and nationally. Shawn on Facebook. Shawn on Twitter. Shawn on Google+. Shawn on Pinterest. Shawn on LinkedIn.

Forward together: How communities stepped up during a challenging year

Ungrated

This included offering free COVID-19 webinars, moving Professional Management Development Program classes online, and launching a comprehensive, regularly updated collection of webpages with COVID-19 sample forms, documents, guidelines, restrictions, and orders.

How Should You Measure Your Community's Engagement and Satisfaction?

Higher Logic

In The Community Roundtable’s State of Community Management 2016 Report (SOCM Report), findings showed that best-in-class communities are more than two times as likely to have formal feedback mechanisms for their communities. Best-in-class communities from the SOCM Report were more likely to include members in strategy revision and development, and three times more likely to give members a defined role within their communities.

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Best Practices for Monetizing Your eLearning Content

Blue Sky eLearn

Tagoras conducted a study, The Virtual Events Report of 2018, which revealed that over 42% of associations have previously offered a virtual event and of about the 25% of associations that had not yet offered one, they were planning on offering one in the next 12-months. eCommerce reporting – will you be able to prove and improve ROI. How vital is non-dues revenue for your association? For many, it is quite substantial.

Association Management Systems (AMS): 5 Software Strategies

Higher Logic

Learn more using reporting features. The right software solution can improve your association’s event management by making it easier for attendees to register and participate in the various components of your event such as classes and presentations. Learn more using reporting features. To determine the success of your most recent event, identify trends among your members, and recognize opportunities for further growth, your team is almost certainly going to turn to reports.

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Why Online Communities Still Aren’t a Top Business Strategy (And How to Change That)

Higher Logic

A large majority of participants, most at the manager level or above, reported reactive methods as their main source of competitive advantage. The two most commonly reported factors – “Customer Retention” (57%) and “Customer Intimacy” (48%) – are inherent benefits of a well-managed online community. Based on the top reported meanings of digital competitive advantage, that data is heavily skewed based on organization type and business operations.

The leadership comfort zone

Association Advocacy Chick

Last Saturday, I did something that I’ve never done before: I took an exercise class. However, on the invitation of my good friend Taice, I went to a Zumba class in Laurel, MD. Worse, Taice wanted us to be at the front of the class right behind our instructor Kay. So if you’re keeping score, I’m taking my first ever exercise class where I know one person and I’m standing in the front of a bunch of strangers.

How Associations Can Transform Higher Education

Reid All About it

Unlike many association management reports, the paper puts associations into their place in our larger world. When I went to college, a middle class kid could afford a four-year liberal arts education. Not your typical classes, I know, but they’re life skills people need to develop personally and professionally. Supplement this curriculum with specialized classes that train people to enter an industry or profession.

Best Practices for Monetizing Your eLearning Content

Blue Sky eLearn

Tagoras conducted a study, The Virtual Events Report of 2018, which revealed that over 42% of associations have previously offered a virtual event and of about the 25% of associations that had not yet offered one, they were planning on offering one in the next 12-months. eCommerce reporting – will you be able to prove and improve ROI. How vital is non-dues revenue for your association? For many, it is quite substantial.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.21.20

Reid All About it

Bruce Rosenthal (Bruce Rosenthal Associates and Partnership Professionals Network) and Christopher Gloede (Ricochet Advice) recently published a useful report, The New Sponsorship Model for Virtual Events. The report also includes a sample virtual event prospectus to give you additional ideas.