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How One Association Handled an Active Shooter Incident in Conference City

Associations Now

Those plans were quickly upended, though, when RIMS staff learned that an active shooter was at large about two miles from the conference site, the Georgia World Congress Center. That required multiple points of contact, LaBranche said, from emails to signage at the Georgia World Congress Center. We certainly didn’t.

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Yes, Some In-Person Meetings Are Still Happening! (Here is how they are doing it!)


GSAE Supports Community, Safety at 2020 Annual Meeting. Savannah, Ga. ––– 113 GSAE members, speakers, and guests attended the 2020 Georgia Society of Association Executives Annual Meeting, August 26-28, at the Hyatt Regency Savannah in Savannah, Georgia. Photos provided by the Georgia Society of Association Executives.

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Royalty is Crowned and an Association Shines in the Annual Ms. GHCA Pageant

Association Adviser

If you attend the Georgia Health Care Association’s annual Ms. Georgia Health Care Association (GHCA) Pageant, you’ll find many of these beauty pageant hallmarks – but the participants will be mostly sexagenarians or older! GHCA Pageant grew out of a pageant sponsored by the Georgia Peanut Commission in the 1970s. GHCA Pageant.

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Taking the Time to Communicate Right

Association Adviser

” As I sat in a session titled, “How To Make Your Members Scream Your Name, And Beg You For More,” at the recent Georgia Society of Association Executives Annual Meeting, I was struck by presenter Tom Morrison’s words and insight about the need for better engagement with your membership. Conclusion.

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Extreme trends or the new normal?

Aaron Wolowiec

3-6 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, ASAE will engage and connect members – even if they can’t attend physically. Gone are the days of 10-page newsletters and here to stay are the days of SMS alerts. And it seems American Society of Association Executives is listening. During its annual meeting , which will be held Aug.

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Ready to respond: Preparing your community for a natural disaster


Hurricane Elsa, the earliest forming fifth named Atlantic storm on record , made landfall in Florida last week before impacting Georgia, South Carolina and many Northeastern states. More specifically, this plan should have several checklists, including those that cover: Actions for the community’s incident commander .

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Association Brain Food: 10.20.23

Reid All About it

Unlike social media, a mobile app provides a cohesive and centralized communication channel to your members. Explore cutting-edge tools and strategies that will enable you to streamline processes, enhance communication, and foster a culture of collaboration within your organization. You’re leaving money on the table! Member app.

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