Supreme Court to Review Colorado “Amazon Tax” Law

Associations Now

Acting on a petition from the Direct Marketing Association, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case challenging a Colorado law that requires out-of-state companies to tell consumers what sales tax they owe, even though they don’t have to collect it. The Direct Marketing Association (DMA) will get its day in the nation’s highest court. The high court announced that it would hear Direct Marketing Association v.

Colorado Produce Group Lends Growers a Helping Hand

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The Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association saw the bind new federal regulations were putting its members in and reacted accordingly: by holding mock FDA food safety inspections. The Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) is holding mock inspections for members in the wake of sweeping new federal Food and Drug Administration regulations. In July, a team of state inspectors joined growers at a Pueblo, Colorado, farm to go through the process.

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Supreme Court to Review Colorado “Amazon Tax” Law

Associations Now

Acting on a petition from the Direct Marketing Association, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case challenging a Colorado law that requires out-of-state companies to tell consumers what sales tax they owe, even though they don’t have to collect it. The Direct Marketing Association (DMA) will get its day in the nation’s highest court. The high court announced that it would hear Direct Marketing Association v.

Organic Advertising Fund Creates a Marketing Beef

Associations Now

The association—which represents growers, shippers, processors, certifiers, farmers’ associations, distributors, importers, exporters, retailers, and others in the organic industry—wants to implement a “check-off,” a program that would pool funds from organic producers to put toward market research and advertising for the whole industry. The post Organic Advertising Fund Creates a Marketing Beef appeared first on Associations Now

Social Media Roundup: Avoid These Marketing Mishaps

Associations Now

Takeaways from some epic marketing and management fails. And when you’re looking to improve your event planning or marketing—as well as identify what not to do—where better to look than at some of 2013’s biggest marketing mishaps? The Ten Biggest Event Management And #Marketing Fails Of 2013 #eventprof [link]. Greene’s point: These marketing mishaps show the need invest in proper market research and encourage employees to consider sensitive issues.

Personalized and Targeted Marketing is Here to Stay! by Scott Oser

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Body copy = Every product/service that the organization offers to every single target market it serves. About Scott Oser: Over 20 years of marketing experience in the association and publishing industries. Before starting the firm he worked for market leaders like National Geographic Society, AARP and Science.Throughout his career Scott has excelled in developing, implementing and analyzing multi-channel direct marketing programs. Here are two scenarios for you.

Reads of the Week: March 15, 2013

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Google Reader is where I go first thing in the morning for my professional reads about associations, marketing, digital media, technology, etc., Wednesday night, I returned from ASAE’s Great Ideas conference and hiking in the beautiful mountains of Colorado. Katie Bascuas at Associations Now writes about the four friends every content marketer needs. Tagged: Content Marketing , Marketing , Membership , Web and Social Media.

Immediate Release: Duckworth Assumes Ownership of Everyday Mindfulness Show

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Reads of the Week: August 24, 2012

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Use Your Brain: Why Marketers Must Understand Neuroscience by Mary Beth McEuen and Emily Falk. Marketing never gets boring because it focuses on what makes us tick. Meanwhile, the magnificently beautiful state of Colorado is hosting the USA Pro Cycling Challenge. Tagged: Facebook , Management , Marketing , Social Networking , Web and Social Media. Good Reads Facebook Management Marketing Social Networking Web and Social Media

Marijuana Group Goes Stark, Simple With Public-Safety Campaign

Associations Now

The Marijuana Industry Group, which represents Colorado’s legal pot trade, is launching a series of safety-focused slogans that take a few cues from campaigns targeted at alcohol users. Which is why the Colorado-based Marijuana Industry Group (MIG), the country’s oldest trade association representing licensed cannabis businesses, is building a message that encourages those consuming cannabis in any form to do so safely. Welcome to Colorado, the world’s first legal cannabis market.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.15.21

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The Gold Circle Awards recognize excellence in marketing, membership and communications efforts across 15 different categories, and highlight the important role these campaigns have in moving associations forward. Kim Moutsos, Content Marketing Institute ).

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.22.21

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Marketing Automation & Technology Systems Demo Day. Tasked with finding the right marketing technology systems for your organization? Guest: Paul Gannon, Thoughtcast Media Video Marketing. Host: ASAE Marketing Professionals Community.

Reads of the Week: March 8, 2013

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I spent Sunday through Tuesday at the Avectra Users & Developers Conference where I wrote a few blog posts: How to Apply Social to Membership & Marketing – Maddie Grant’s fishbowl session . I got back Wednesday afternoon and today I’m heading to Colorado Springs for the ASAE Great Ideas Conference. Tagged: Association , Content Marketing , Marketing , Web and Social Media , Website , Writing & Blogging.

Insurance Advisory Group Finds Niche Supporting Cannabis Industry

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Colorado. This first-of-its-kind Cannabis Business Owners Policy or CannaBOP program will make it easier for more insurers to enter the market and fill coverage gaps for cannabis businesses,” stated then-California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones in a news release when the program launched last year. Daily Marijuana Observer notes that Colorado’s status “as the most experienced recreational market in the U.S.”

Cannabis Association to Host First National Conference

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In the year since recreational pot use was legalized in Colorado and Washington, the cannabis industry has been booming. Since 2012, when voters approved ballot initiatives in Washington and Colorado creating the legal-marijuana market in those states, the growth of the industry has been tremendous, West said. Colorado has been the epicenter of the increased attention being paid to the industry, so it made sense to have our first conference there,” she said.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.6.20

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MGI’s 2020 Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report found a correlation between innovative associations and membership growth. Learn how to scale your community for a global market and adopt a better appreciation and mindset when addressing a global audience versus a single regional language approach. Presenters: Rachel Clemens, Chief Marketing Officer, and Nicole Araujo, Client Engagement Director, Mighty Citizen. Presenters: Christopher Ryan, CEO, Fusion Marketing Partner.

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Hemp Industry Brings Momentum to Annual History Week

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For decades, industrial hemp was off the market in the United States. That’s when Ryan Loflin, a Colorado farmer, decided to grow 55 acres of the once-prevalent crop, whose regulatory status has long been lumped in with its sister plant marijuana. A ballot measure legalized both plants in Colorado in 2012. Riding a wave of recent legislative success, the Hemp Industries Association hopes to turn the tide even further in its favor with its fifth annual Hemp History Week.

Marijuana Industry Takes More Steps Toward Viability

Associations Now

With high-profile venture capitalists beginning to invest in legal cannabis businesses and a pot-focused nonprofit credit union launching in Colorado, the industry is gaining momentum on the financial front. We always try to find founders with huge, audacious visions and the chops to actually pull those visions off in markets where they’re going to grow massively,” Founders Fund partner Geoff Lewis told The Washington Post last week.

Wednesday Buzz: A Unique Way to Support Soldiers

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But the Colorado nonprofit The Home Front Cares (THFC) is putting a spin on traditional support: The organization will be selling ready-to-eat meals, commonly known as MREs in military terms, for an “MRE Lunch Day” November 10. April Speake, THFC’s executive director, says the sale is also a way to show unity between the civilians and military families in Colorado Springs.

Giving Day Hosts Must Have A Crisis Plan – #Givedaylessons

Beth Kanter

Colorado Gives has hosted six gives days and has over $111 million dollars for Colorado nonprofits. Crisis Planning for Colorado Gives – Guest Post by Dana Rinderknect, Colorado Gives. Last Tuesday, May 3, 2016, was Give Local America Day , a day when community foundations across the country rally to support local nonprofits in what is marketed as the largest community-driven crowdfunding event of the year.

Are Tattoos Becoming Less Taboo at Work?

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These results suggest that, contrary to popular opinion as well as research findings with hiring managers and customers, having a tattoo does not appear to be associated with disadvantage or discrimination in the labor market,” the report states. A recent study says people with visible tattoos have less trouble finding a good job than they used to, but another suggests that some employers still take an old-school view.

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Study: Automation Will Change the Economy—But Not Consistently

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Among areas expected to see growth : College towns like South Bend, Indiana; smaller towns with fast growth, like Provo, Utah; rural communities with large tourism businesses, like Aspen, Colorado; and cities with large retirement communities, like The Villages, Florida. For most Americans, the labor market that matters is the one where they live—and where they live increasingly affects their prospects,” the report added.

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As One Internet Tax Battle Ends, Talk of Another Heats Up

Associations Now

Last month, the Direct Marketing Association (DMA) was on the losing side of an appeals court ruling regarding Colorado’s “Amazon tax.” ” In 2015, DMA won a legal decision to fight the Colorado law in federal court, claiming the rule violated the Commerce Clause of the U.S. As part of a deal that led to the passage of the Internet Tax Freedom Act last month, Congress will take a fresh look at online sales-tax legislation.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.8.20

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Chill out by the stream of your choice, perhaps one in Texas, Colorado or elsewhere. Gerd De Bruycker, marketing director at Cisco Systems. Wine & Webinar: Google Analytics Fundamentals: How to Measure What Matters Most and Be a Data-Driven Marketer. Presenter: Darren Chuckry, Chair of the Marketing Society and the Regional VP of PCMA. Fundamentals of Member Marketing for Small Staff Associations.

Outdoor Industry Association Campaign Highlights Power of “Coopetition”

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The organization, which has become a bit of a force in Washington in recent years, is highlighting the importance of collaboration throughout its industry in a new ad campaign announced this week at the Winter Market Outdoor Retailer tradeshow in Salt Lake City. OIA leaders, like Executive Director Amy Roberts, are represented, but so too are manufacturers and nonprofits that have teamed up, along with famed filmmakers like Cedar Wright, and even Colorado Gov.

Reads of the Week: April 26, 2013

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But will there be enough market demand for these over-sized homes? I love going into artist cooperatives, like the one I recently visited in Manitou Springs, Colorado, Commonwheel Artists Co-op. Curated life. One of my favorite curated posts is published on Friday afternoons: Nieman Journalism Lab’s Week in Review. Last week it covered online and offline verification in Boston’s wake, an underdog’s Pulitzer win, Medium and Matter, journalism education and more. Digital life.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.15.19

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They’re seeking more ROI as they compare the value of association sponsorships with other marketing opportunities. There will be a small reception following the live show at a local pub in Denver, Colorado. The I Am IH Campaign – Leveraging Membership Marketing into Public Awareness. Hear a case study of a membership marketing campaign that attracted new members, increased member engagement, and improved retention.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.5.17

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I’ll be envious when I see the tweets but I rather hike (and see Tom Petty) in Colorado. Learn about win-back strategies and how you can employ marketing automation to reactivate lapsed members. Hear about the Auto Care Association’s (ACA) 2016 ASAE Gold Circle Award-winning campaign for their Auto Care Careers Program and the challenges it addressed, including effective website design, marketing to millennials, and social media outreach.

Seeing Green: Marijuana Shops Try Making Black Friday Their Own

Associations Now

Colorado’s legal marijuana industry may still be in its infancy and facing tough marketing restrictions, but that hasn’t stopped retailers from employing ambitious tactics to get customers in the door, especially as the holiday buying season approaches. Of all the industries placing bets on a successful holiday season, it might be the budding marijuana industry in Colorado that proves the most fascinating to watch.

Nonprofit Arts Group Connects Indie Bands With Venues

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“There has been a real gap in the worlds of independent musicians and nonprofit presenters,” Shawn King of the band Devotchka, a Colorado music ambassador for IMTour, said in a news release. “So I think for our band at least … the main benefit of this IMTour is to kind of break into some new markets and some new venues that participate in this program and maybe being able to travel a little further,” Munsick said.

Hot association jobs this week – March 23

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We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. The Vice President is responsible for developing and executing CBF’s marketing, public relations, and integrated communications plans and strategies relative to the strategic direction and positioning of the organization and its leadership. The Marketing Coordinator prepares and implements promotional plans and associated marketing tactics for EDUCAUSE products and services.

Working Across Generations to Encourage Innovation

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Learn More About It Gwen Fortune-Blakely and Alexis Redmond will be discussing how organizations can work across generations to overcome challenges at ASAE’s Great Ideas Conference, which is taking place March 17-19 in Colorado Springs. said Gwen Fortune-Blakely, ASHA’s enterprise-wide marketing director.

Study: Travelers Hungry for Culinary Experiences

Associations Now

A new study from the World Food Travel Association illustrates the importance of promoting food and drink when marketing a destination to meeting planners and attendees. According to a new study sponsored by the World Food Travel Association , food and drink are an important part of travelers’ decision process when picking a destination, and promoting dining options can pay off when marketing destinations.

GMA Executive Conference: Perhaps the End of a Very Good Thing? A Review

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I’ve just returned from Colorado where GMA, the Association of Food, Beverage and Consumer Products Companies , hosted what will reportedly be their last Executive Conference. Beginning in January of 2013 this meeting will be co-hosted with the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and the August meeting in Colorado will go away. The IACM Global Color Conference: Food & Beverage Color in Today’s Global Market , September 11-13, 2012, Chicago, IL.

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Cannabis Association’s Latest Member Benefit? Industry Analytics

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The legal cannabis industry—still going strong in Colorado and other states—is starting to embrace analytics. Starting in June, NCIA will offer its nearly 1,000 members access to reports from BDS Analytics that will help them better understand the full scope of the industry, including market size, growth, and retail price trends.

Where in the World are the Innovators? ? GrowGlobally.org

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Market & Biz Plan. « Knowledge Application Gap Still Exists in Some Emerging Markets. Reaching Out To Global Markets Through Meetings & Events » Mar. Categories: Market & Bus Planning. Manheim, Germany; Shizuoka, Japan; Colorado Springs, USA). Market & Bus Planning (44). GrowGlobally.org. global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. About. Channels. MarCom.

Immediate Release: Duckworth Assumes Ownership of Everyday Mindfulness Show

Holly Duckworth

For Immediate Release Contact : Kim Cline, Director of Marketing. Denver, Colorado) – New York Times contributor, keynote speaker, author, and trendsetter in the field of leadership and mindfulness for the business world, Holly Duckworth, CAE, CMP, LSP, has been named the successor as host and producer of the Everyday Mindfulness Show.

How to Use Twitter: A Guide for AEs : Off Stage

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Recently I’ve been working on some social media/marketing presentations for Realtors, and I’ve gotten involved in the whole online networking scene. I reviewed the proposed new Social Marketing course from Internet Crusade, as well—it’s going to be very helpful to our members, I think (should be released soon!). Association Marketing. Off Stage. 13, 2009 - How to Use Twitter: A Guide for AEs.

#AI4Good: What Your Nonprofit Needs To Know About AI

Beth Kanter

How can we predict events, behavior, or market dynamics? EmoNet , neural network model developed by researchers at the University of Colorado and Duke University, was accurately able to classify images into 11 different emotion categories. Allison Fine, my co-author for the Networked Nonprofit , and I are actively researching the use of AI for Good, in particular to scale giving and to spread generosity.

Moose to MOOCs and 3 other articles for association executives

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Coursera, a Silicon Valley-based company, is announcing today that it will partner with university systems in Colorado, Georgia, New York, Tennessee and Texas to develop and evaluate the potential of technology that is fueling dramatic changes in how higher education is designed and delivered. Content Marketing Using Niche Networks By Monica Bussolati via Bussolati.com. Here are a few tips that will help you finalize a solid content marketing plan.

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