Live from Columbus: Updates from #ASAE19

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We’ve been waiting and waiting, and we have to say, it was worth the wait because Columbus delivered. The space itself is already cool, but it’s what ASAE and the city of Columbus did with the space that really made the experience memorable. The American Society of Association Executives’ (ASAE) Annual Meeting & Exposition is FINALLY here! And is continuing to deliver!).

Game Changer: Purpose Takes Over

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Jeni Britton Bauer and Joe DeLoss share how community is at the heart of their Columbus-based businesses – and a big reason why they thrive. The post Game Changer: Purpose Takes Over appeared first on Association Adviser. Features

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Columbus Chamber may seem like enough of an identifier but there are twenty-two cities/towns named “Columbus” throughout the United States and who knows how many others have Columbus in their names (Columbus Township…Columbus Junction… Columbus Heights?). Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs. Corporate + Social. Education + Alumni. Advantages.

We're Celebrating with a $1,000 Giveaway!

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We are beyond excited about ASAE 2019 in Columbus, OH in a few weeks! Because we get to celebrate YOU! The amazing association community: All 1000+ reviewers, AMS partners, industry supporters and thought leaders that have given time to ReviewMyAMS. We want to THANK YOU for making ReviewMyAMS such a success! So we're offering $1,000! Wait, what? Yes, $1,000 to one lucky winner to spend any way they wish! Read more

#ASAE19 Game Changers: Leading With Purpose

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Columbus-based food entrepreneurs Jeni Britton Bauer and Joe DeLoss have succeeded thanks to innovation—and by bringing a diverse group of people along for the ride. Bauer, the founder of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams in Columbus, Ohio, spent the early part of her career in the mid-90s earning accolades for her innovative and flavorful conconctions. As fellow Columbus entrepreneurs, Bauer and DeLoss consider their hometown an incubator for this brand of entrepreneurship.

Big city love from ASAE

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2019 – Columbus. In 2019, it will be the first time Columbus has hosted an ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition. Good news fellow Midwesterners! In 2018, ASAE’s Annual Meeting and Exposition will be coming to Chicago! On July 25, ASAE announced the host cities for its meetings, through 2022: 2017 – Toronto. 2018 – Chicago. 2020 – Las Vegas. 2021 – Dallas. 2022 – Atlanta.

Join?YourMembership?at ASAE Annual Meeting for a walk in the park?

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in Columbus, OH. Join the?YourMembership?team YourMembership?team team August 10-13 at the Community Brands?booth booth #1523?during during the?2019 2019 American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Annual Meeting?in ASAE Annual Meeting is where?thousands thousands of association professionals and industry partners gather to share new ideas, trends, and best practices. At the ASAE event, association professionals like you secure the future by learning, connecting, and. The post Join?YourMembership?at

Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.9.19

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Because I can’t keep my inner librarian in check, here’s your #ASAE19 reading list: But first, for your listening pleasure… the Greater Columbus Convention Center put together an #ASAE19 inspired playlist on Spotify. Jay Daughtry shares his list of 19 moments to celebrate at #ASAE19 in Columbus. And more from The Columbus Dispatch , Agency Q , and VP Demand Creation Services. Sat 8/10 from 2 to 10 p.m.* – Columbus Fiery Foods Festival (Columbus OH – #ASAE19).

Conference Circuit: That’s So College

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The National Association for College Admission Counseling’s 72nd National Conference starts next week in Columbus, Ohio. Venue: Greater Columbus Convention Center. City: Columbus, Ohio. Rundown Attendees: 6,000. Exhibitors: 100-plus. Education sessions: 100.

Daily Buzz: The Difference Between Learning and Education

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Attendees at this year’s ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition in Columbus, Ohio, were met by furry and feathery friends from the Columbus Zoo on their way to morning sessions. “Learning” and “education” are not synonymous. Here’s what they each mean—and what your organization should focus on. Also: an adorable moment at the 2019 ASAE Annual Meeting.

Daily Buzz: Your Meeting Venue Is Renovating. Now What?

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Meetings Today spoke with John Page , general manager for SMG for the Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC)—which underwent a major renovation last year and where the ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition will be held in 2019—about his advice for meeting planners.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.2.19

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Here are the educational events scheduled for next week—plus social events going on at ASAE Annual in Columbus. Small Staff Reception (Columbus OH – #ASAE19). Location: Room Delaware AB, Hyatt, Greater Columbus Convention Center. to midnight – The Idea Party (Columbus OH – #ASAE19). Location: Columbus OH. Small Staff Shindig (Columbus OH – #ASAE19). Location: Columbus OH. Drinks, Fun & Light Fare (Columbus OH – #ASAE19).

Neil Armstrong’s Hometown Excited 50 Years Ago

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Fifty years ago, The Associated Press bureau chief called me to his office in Columbus, Ohio. “I’m We scheduled a one-day trip from Columbus to Wapakoneta, about 90 miles. On the way back to Columbus, I mulled over how I would write the story. About the time we reached Columbus, I had my lead. I’m sending you – and Gene (photographer Gene Herrick) – to Wapakoneta. I want you to do an advance piece on Neil Armstrong’s hometown before he goes to the moon.”

2020 ASAE Virtual Annual Meeting & Exposition Breaks Event Registration Record

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Experience Columbus. Viva Las … Virtual ? Originally slated to take place in Las Vegas, the 2020 ASAE Annual Meeting had to change plans due to ongoing problems with COVID-19. With little time to switch gears, ASAE pivoted and just wrapped up its first-ever 100% VIRTUAL annual meeting. Was it successful? ASAE released its press release this morning sharing that it had the highest registration number in the 100-year history of the event.

The Ultimate Guide to Networking at #ASAE19

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Hopefully, you answered ‘yes’ to all of those, but before you hop in your car or on a plane and head to Columbus, we recommend brushing up on your networking just a tad. We’re just TWO days away from ASAE’s Annual Meeting & Exposition ! Are you going? Are you packed? Are you as excited as we are?! After all, there will be so. opportunities. And we know you want to take full advantage!). Let us help you do just that! Read on for the ultimate guide to networking at #ASAE19!

Branding (for associations) at a Glance

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We flew to Columbus over the weekend. We were in Columbus for a football game at Ohio State. I stopped at a convenience story the other day to get gas and a newspaper. While in the store, I remembered we needed peanut butter. I wondered, “Will they have peanut butter?” Should I go to the grocery store instead?” Then, I spotted it. A jar of peanut butter that was “my brand.” An easy – and comfortable – decision. that saved me a 20+ minute drive to/from the grocery.

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Better Engage Staff Teams Who Attend Your Conference

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On top of all that, they scheduled an all-staff meeting for a week after they got back so they could share their learnings and a-ha moments with those who couldn’t make it to Columbus. While associations strive to give each conference attendee a personalized experience, what can you do to support staff groups who come to your events? A few ideas to get you started.

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#ASAE19 Game Changer: Drive Engagement With Connectional Intelligence

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Hear More From Erica Dhawan Erica Dhawan will speak about how associations can use connectional intelligence to unlock engagement opportunities at her Game Changer session at the ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition in Columbus on Monday, August 12, at 2 p.m. It’s a new connected mindset that I think is here to stay,” says Dhawan, a Game Changer at the ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition in Columbus next month. “It’s

Daily Buzz: How to Stay Relevant in Changing Times

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The hits from the 2019 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition in Columbus, Ohio, just keep coming. When new technology and the constant news cycle push your association out of the spotlight, you must find a way to adapt. Also: a Legend-ary night at ASAE’s Annual Meeting. Amid changing times and the constant flow of new technology, staying relevant is no easy feat. To maintain value to members, organizations must embrace new platforms and innovations. “If

Having a hard time making decisions? You’re not alone

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In those several days in Columbus, I met a number of association pros who pointed me in the right direction (literally and figuratively) and gave me the elevator pitches on what it’s like to work in this industry. . “No One of the quickest lessons you learn when you get into the association industry is about just how slowly any change happens. .

Crowdsource Members to Propel Ideas and Projects Forward

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From the very start of the 2019 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition in Columbus this week, association executives were challenged to rethink how they engage with members. The wisdom of the crowd can go to work for your association. At #ASAE19, several speakers explored how associations can use crowdsourcing to generate new ideas and opportunities for member engagement.

#ASAE19: Align Your Passion With Your Purpose

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Achieving success in whatever you endeavor is about marrying your passions and your purpose, said Alton Fitzgerald White, the six-time Broadway leading man who gave the closing keynote address Tuesday at the 2019 ASAE Annual Meeting and Exposition in Columbus. “I Broadway entertainer Alton Fitzgerald White has accomplished much, including a record-breaking run as The Lion King ’s Mufasa.

Venue Staff Can Make (or Break) an Attendee’s Experience

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One of the more recent adopters of the program has been Experience Columbus. The Greater Columbus Tourism Ambassador Program will engage our entire community and foster a culture of quality service and welcoming residents,” said Brian Ross, president and CEO of Experience Columbus, in a press release.

Reads of the Week: September 7, 2012

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My favorite hashtag of the week was from the Content Marketing World conference held in Columbus, OH: #cmworld. I lead off this week with a request to your heart. And wallet. Tonight, as you sit down to dinner, thousands of families in your area struggle to provide a nutritious meal to their kids. Food donations are decreasing , yet the number of adults and kids who go hungry every day is increasing.

If You’re Looking for a Job, Look Inland, Lists Say

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” Just one other city, Columbus, Ohio, hit the top 10 on both lists, each of which were based on a mixture of cost of living and job situation. Two new reports suggest that Midwestern and Southern cities have a better balance of job openings and cost of living than their coastal counterparts. If you’re in the job market, you might want to head to Pittsburgh—especially if you’re just starting out in your career.

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KiKi's Unofficial ASAE Annual 2016 Party List (a.k.a. How to Never Be Alone at #ASAE16)

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Every year, for the past several years, I make it a point to attend the ASAE Annual Conference. This conference is where anyone involved with associations and nonprofits can connect with others working in that space. Because it is the best way to catch up with the "Who's Who" of the association world. To be sure, ASAE Annual promises opportunities in learning and networking. It also promises a ton of parties in all shapes and sizes.

#ASAE19: Strengthen Your Personal Brand

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Green, author of Think Like a Brand: A 7-Step Strategic Brand Plan to Increase Your Career Satisfaction and Success , is one of several Association CareerHQ coaches meeting with attendees at the ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition in Columbus this week. Even if your resume is in order and your LinkedIn profile is up to date, you may be missing the emotional element of a strong personal brand. It can set you apart in the job market.

How One Association Changed Its Look from the Inside Out

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To represent and reinforce these important changes, ORA partnered with a Columbus-based advertising agency called Summerfield and convened a Brand Transformation Committee composed of board members and industry leaders to develop a new look and feel for the organization’s brand. The Ohio Restaurant Association has been busy behind the scenes, launching an array of new products and services for its members in the last year. To make those changes more visible, ORA rebranded.

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Getting Married to Membership May Require Engagement First

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1, Columbus, OFA & ANLA Staff Workshop. 2, Columbus, MORNING AVAILABLE-special rate. 2, Columbus, PIA-Ohio Board Workshop. Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas. custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. Wednesday, June 13, 2012.

10 Things I Learned at ASAE Annual

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Arriving at the Columbus airport after a five-hour delay, I was not in the best mood. Columbus is cool. New insights that can apply to work and life from ASAE Annual 2019. By Beth Surmont. Another Annual has come and gone, and I was reflecting on what has become one of my favorite events of the year. This is the community that my career grew up in, it’s my professional home. I always walk away with a few new insights to apply to my work and my life.

Why Play Benefits Attendees

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In two weeks, I’ll be headed to Columbus for #ASAE19. At work, play has been linked to greater productivity and more creativity. It’s for those same reasons that many organizations are incorporating play into their conferences and other events. One of the things attendees are being encouraged to do onsite is to “play with purpose.”. After all, research has shown that adults who play have better physical and mental health and lower levels of stress hormones.

Stamp Association’s Plan for Growth: Partnerships and Families

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A report on last weekend’s StampShow conference in Columbus, Ohio, included some troubling numbers about lead sponsor, the American Philatelic Society. The American Philatelic Society’s membership numbers are well down from its 1980s peak.

Go Ahead, Speak Up for Yourself

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This year’s winners will be honored at the ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition in Columbus in August. Tell ASAE About Your Contributions ASAE’s Individual Honors Awards recognize exceptional contributions to the association community by CEOs, other senior staff leaders, and industry partners. Applications for this year’s awards are being accepted until May 21. Many leaders avoid tooting their own horn for fear of looking arrogant.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Pre-Qualifying Volunteers

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1, Columbus, OFA & ANLA Staff Workshop. 2, Columbus, MORNING AVAILABLE-special rate. 2, Columbus, PIA-Ohio Board Workshop. Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas. custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. Sunday, June 17, 2012. Pre-Qualifying Volunteers.

Recognition Drives Stronger Member Relationships

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Then, upon leaving Columbus, I disappeared and only occasionally had contact with the hockey program and former players; mainly at the 25th and 50th reunions. At one association where I worked, we “hung” photos of all the past presidents on a hallway wall. No big deal, right? Well, perhaps this recognition of service was more meaningful than I realized. While at Ohio State, I had the opportunity to be part of the initial varsity ice hockey team.

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Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Rethinking 80-20

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1, Columbus, OFA & ANLA Staff Workshop. 2, Columbus, MORNING AVAILABLE-special rate. 2, Columbus, PIA-Ohio Board Workshop. Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas. custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. Monday, May 21, 2012. Rethinking 80-20. 20% of the people do 80% of the work.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Refreshing Opportunities

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1, Columbus, OFA & ANLA Staff Workshop. 2, Columbus, MORNING AVAILABLE-special rate. 2, Columbus, PIA-Ohio Board Workshop. Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas. custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. Wednesday, June 06, 2012. Refreshing Opportunities.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Why Fixers Often Fail

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1, Columbus, OFA & ANLA Staff Workshop. 2, Columbus, MORNING AVAILABLE-special rate. 2, Columbus, PIA-Ohio Board Workshop. Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas. custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. Wednesday, May 02, 2012. Why Fixers Often Fail.

Daily Buzz: Create a Purposeful Meeting

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With a send-off from country singer Brad Paisley, the 2019 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition in Columbus, Ohio, is officially in the books—which means it’s time to reflect on lessons learned and how to bring them to your organization. Many meetings incorrectly focus on logistics when they should be centered on strategy. Also: one last snapshot of ASAE’s 2019 Annual Meeting & Exposition.

The Wooden Hanger Theory of Productivity and Satisfaction

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1, Columbus, OFA & ANLA Staff Workshop. 2, Columbus, MORNING AVAILABLE-special rate. 2, Columbus, PIA-Ohio Board Workshop. Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas. custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. Wednesday, July 11, 2012.