It’s Easy to Be Excited About Your Work When You Work for Good People

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From the Corner Office: Andy Curliss, North Carolina Pork Council. a communications agency. Andy Curliss, North Carolina Pork Council. a communications agency with a worldwide clientele. My pork clients were in the Midwest and in North Carolina.

Calling on Members: Tech Association Embarks on Statewide Tour

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We really want to be able to tell a story about how specifically in North Carolina there is a diverse range in markets and how companies have gone to each of those regions and built businesses that have helped North Carolina’s economy.

Don’t let your speakers get schooled by a 4 year old

Aaron Wolowiec

My oldest niece began preschool this fall in North Carolina. Pre-program, clear and succinct communication is key. As you might expect of any proud uncle, I check-in with my sister frequently for updates on the latest developments in class. What have they discussed?

Association Brain Food: Week of February 1, 2016

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One of the ways I’m contributing to the Association Executives of North Carolina (AENC), as a member of its professional development committee, is by compiling a list of professional development opportunities that’s shared in AENC’s weekly newsletter.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.16.16

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If you’re in the DC area and a member of ASAE’s Communications, Marketing or MMC communities, swing by the Collaborate Happy Hour to mix, mingle, and share ideas with your colleagues. Organizer: ASAE Communications Section Council’s Collaborate Subcommittee.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.9.16

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EDT* – Providing Multilingual Communications at Your International Event. This one’s for my North Carolina association community. Facilitator: Tom Purdy, IT Director, North Carolina Board of Nursing.

EEOC Complaint Says Targeted Facebook Job Listings Are Discriminatory

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The complaint—filed on behalf of three named women, the Communications Workers of America, and a class of millions of female job seekers nationwide—claims that Facebook and nine employers discriminated against women in targeted job postings on the social network.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.14.18

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Because our North Carolina home is surrounded by trees in rain-soaked ground, I’m preparing for the winds of Hurricane Florence and the inevitable power outage instead of giving my usual attention to this post.

Photojournalist Group Focuses on New Headquarters

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The National Press Photographers Association announced last month that it will relocate its headquarters from North Carolina to Georgia. NPPA will partner with the school’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.22.17

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Organizer: Association Executives of North Carolina. Host: Association Executives of North Carolina. Emma Bica, Marketing Communications Specialist, PeopleNet.

Wise Words from the Corner Office

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Meena Dayak, vice president of integrated media and communications for the American Public Power Association: Our content comes from different sources. Andy Curliss, North Carolina Pork Council.

How to Mine Data to Improve Your Marketing Strategies

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Analytics has been—and will continue to be—a critical component of an Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) plan. Christina Motley is an integrated Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)-on-Demand and member of the Association Executives of North Carolina (AENC).

Wise Words from the Corner Office

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Meena Dayak, vice president of integrated media and communications for the American Public Power Association: Our content comes from different sources. Tracy Mehan III, executive director for government affairs at the American Water Works Association: A lot of our advocacy-related communication is shoe leather. Andy Curliss, North Carolina Pork Council. Andy Curliss, Chief Executive Officer of the North Carolina Pork Council: Have a service mindset.

Organize and Visualize: Turning Member Numbers Into Knowledge

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The North Carolina Association of CPAs undertook a year-long project to get its member data both centralized and accessible via interactive dashboards.

How to Measure Your Marketing Efforts to Maximize Growth and Yield the Greatest ROI: Part 3 of 3

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Marketing & Communications Big Data chief marketing officer marketing data marketing research primary research secondary research Christina Motley, On Point Marketing.

Fundraising Best Practices to Enhance Individual Donor Strategies

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Third Space Studio based in Durham, North Carolina collected and analyzed the survey while BC/DC Ideas , a Raleigh based communications firm, designed the report and infographic. Both organizations specialize in nonprofit strategy, communications and fundraising.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.18.16

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But since my family is spending next week at Ocean Isle Beach in North Carolina, I will savor my time with them on the beach. Understand how tech tools can streamline communication and collaboration. 625 North Washington St, Suite 450, Alexandria, VA, US. Ah, the beach.

Facing Increased Anti-Muslim Sentiment, CAIR Stays Focused on Its Message

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The recent murders of three North Carolina students only underscored the need for action, CAIR says. The alert came during the early morning hours of February 11: Three Muslim students were gunned down , allegedly by a neighbor, near the campus of the University of North Carolina.

Reads of the Week: March 1, 2013

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One of my favorite posts this week is by Kivi Leroux Miller, a nonprofit communications consultant, author and trainer, who also happens to be a North Carolina gal. On Monday, it looked like all the smarty pants in DC were tweeting from the xPotomac conference.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.3.17

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Presenters: Jennifer Morales, director of communications, Infectious Diseases Society of America. Diana Olson, vice president of communications, Infectious Diseases Society of America. “I was showing the America I knew and observed to others who might not have noticed.”.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.3.17

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Presenters: Jennifer Morales, director of communications, Infectious Diseases Society of America. Diana Olson, vice president of communications, Infectious Diseases Society of America. <Creative Commons licensed image of North Carolina longleaf pines by Justin Meissen >

The Emergence of the Chief Data Officer: Part 1 of 3

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Christina Motley is an integrated Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)-on-Demand and member of the Association Executives of North Carolina (AENC) and serves on its Communications Task Force A. Christina Motley. We’re inundated with data. So what? Why care?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.26.17

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Discover proven methods to manage communications with global suppliers and attendees. Topic: How to communicate the value of membership to members and prospects…and do it simply. Host: Association Executives of North Carolina.

Study: Travelers Hungry for Culinary Experiences

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Good places to eat and drink will never go away in terms of branding yourself as an attractive destination,” said Erica Hill, director of communications at Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority (CRVA) in Charlotte, North Carolina. “It

Make Engagement More Fun With Digital Badges

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The North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (NCACPA) is in the process of implementing a digital leaderboard in its online community that counts everything from membership tenure to volunteering and other forms of service.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.1.17

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At the recent Association Component Exchanges (CEX) hosted by Billhighway and Mariner Management, Jennifer Rowell from the North Carolina Association of CPAs (yay, NC!) Less Talk, More Action: How to Turn your Communications Shortcomings into an Actionable Plan.

Blogging Elsewhere: August 2011

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Louis for the annual ASAE conference, I’ll be driving a few hours to spend a week with lots of family and friends at beautiful Ocean Isle Beach here in North Carolina. While the association community flies this weekend to St.

Take Education Beyond Conference Sessions Using the Latest Apps

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“The learning value of events is often not in the formal programming, but in the interactions we have with other attendees and subject matter experts,” said Jeff Cobb, managing director at Tagoras, an educational consulting firm based in Carrboro, North Carolina.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.24.17

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Learn what communication channels have the highest impact with your members, how your members are interacting with your organization, and ways to create a meaningful dialogue with your members. Steve Jobs would have celebrated his 62nd birthday today.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.24.17

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Learn what communication channels have the highest impact with your members, how your members are interacting with your organization, and ways to create a meaningful dialogue with your members. Steve Jobs would have celebrated his 62nd birthday today.

A Wiring Challenge: Municipal Broadband Pits Cities Against Telecom Giants

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The Federal Communications Commission is considering whether to override Tennessee and North Carolina law and allow two cities to expand their super-fast internet service.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.12.17

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And if you live in North Carolina, free the Mimosa (and the Bloody Mary too). See how different fonts and typography communicate beyond the words they form.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.9.18

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Derek Ham, a North Carolina State University professor, asked: “What was it like to be there? Sohini Baliga, director of communications, Taxpayers for Common Sense, and executive director, Vienna Choral Society.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.24.17

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Your association’s challenge is creating a strategy that shows #VolunteerLove through engaging volunteer opportunities, recognition, and communications. Jennifer Rowell, director of member engagement, North Carolina Association of CPAs.

Q&A with The Discovery Educator Network Community: Connecting and Empowering Educators Across the Globe [Case Study]

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Initially, we used a blog ( blog.discoveryeducation.com ) as our primary communication tool to share about events and resources with our community members. and Canada, and we have a member who has traveled to six of them from his home base in North Carolina, all on his own dime.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.6.17

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Yup, we’re expecting our first snow of the season tonight here in North Carolina. “Our achievements are simply the by-products of our ability to realize the potential of the present moment.”. Is that not the best remedy for procrastination?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.6.17

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Yup, we’re expecting our first snow of the season tonight here in North Carolina. “Our achievements are simply the by-products of our ability to realize the potential of the present moment.”. Is that not the best remedy for procrastination?

Company or Individual: How Member Type Shapes Association Work

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I posed a few questions on this subject to Kim Lawyer, QAS, manager of association operations at the North Carolina Nurses Association, and Liz Peuster, director of membership at the National Wood Flooring Association.

California Wine Group Works to Promote All of State’s Wine Regions

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For instance, the town of Yountville “has more Michelin stars per capita than anywhere else in North America,” according to a press release. It’s really about highlighting the appeal of California wine regions around the state,” said Nancy Light, VP of communications for the Wine Institute.

Groups Release Local Government Broadband Resource Guide

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It’s also intended to be a forum for ongoing communication and collaboration between local governments confronting these issues.”. According to a 2016 report from the Federal Communications Commission , 10 percent of Americans currently lack access to high-speed internet.