Pop-Palooza at ASAE 12 in Dallas

Association Subculture

I'm taking to the blog to invite you all to my session on Pop Culture at the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) upcoming conference in Dallas. uh, first off - Duran Duran were a vital, yeah, yeah, you never been hungry like the wolf b h I'll tear those antlers off, I swear to God.uh huh.her name was Rio and and you can step the f outside my friend.Greg Behrendt. I am pretty sure that I have used this clip before but really, it seems appropriate for today.

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Jeff De Cagna to speak at ASAE12 in Dallas

Principled Innovation

Jeff De Cagna, chief strategist and founder of Principled Innovation, will be one of the speakers at ASAE’s 2012 Annual Meeting (ASAE12) in Dallas, Texas next month. The schedule of Jeff’s formal and informal sessions is below: On Sunday, August 12 from 1:30 pm-5:30 pm CDT, Jeff will present a four-hour workshop, “ Making Innovation Happen: An Executive Learning Experience for Association CEOs ” in Room D161 of the Dallas Convention Center.

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Houston, Dallas Convention Centers Become Storm Shelters

Associations Now

And while Dallas is largely out of reach of the storm’s worst devasation, the city’s Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center is being converted into a megashelter, ready to accommodate as many as 5,000 evacuees by Tuesday morning. The convention center will be set up like a “mini city,” according to ABC’s Dallas affiliate, WFAA. The post Houston, Dallas Convention Centers Become Storm Shelters appeared first on Associations Now

Big Hair, Big Bling, Big Money, Big Boots: Things To Know Before You Go To ASAE 12 In Dallas

Velvet Chainsaw

Whether its Texas-sized chicken fried steak smothered in gravy, boot-scottin’ country & western bars, Sam Moon’s bling and fashion accessories stores, the Texas State Fair, Highland Park mansions or the Dallas’ Cowboy’s Stadium, it’s all bigger than real life. Dallas is serious about its drama! 15 Things To Know Before You Go To Dallas. Cattle in Downtown Dallas? It’s A Dallas Heat Wave. Do The Dallas-Do: Big Helmet Hair.

Dallas Police Chief: City Needs Just One Police Group

Associations Now

Dallas Police Chief David Brown said in a recent interview that the city would be better served by having one united police association instead of its current four groups. I’m going to put my foot in it with this,” he said in a recent interview with the Dallas Morning News. “It’s It’s time for Dallas to have one union representing all of our officers. Under Brown, the Dallas Police Department saw an increase in diversity throughout various divisions, Judge said.

Laws Imitate ‘Dallas Buyers Club’: States Pass Right-To-Try Legislation

Associations Now

Bills and ballot initiatives allowing for access to experimental drugs—the issue at the root of Woodroof’s battle with the Food and Drug Administration, immortalized in last year’s Dallas Buyers Club —are drawing support from some states, even as doctors and the pharmaceutical industry take issue with the plan. a professor at New York University’s Langone Medical Center, noted that the circumstances in the Dallas Buyers Club story do not exist today.

Dallas Police Association: Here’s Our Plan to Boost Officer Morale

Associations Now

With more than 80 percent of the association’s members saying that the Dallas Police Department’s morale is at an all-time low, the association is offering a 10-step plan to help improve things. A couple of months back, Dallas Police Chief David Brown had some advice for the four groups that represent the city’s police force: Pare it down to just one association.

A Happy New Year for meetings?

Aaron Wolowiec

The report, developed in partnership with the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau , found that in general, costs in 2015 for event services are expected to rise, while budgets are expected to grow only slightly. Great architecture goes a long way, if you highlight it with lighting,” said Pam Madewell, of the MPI Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter , who runs an event management firm.

Attending ASAE Next Week? Don't Miss Our Social Media Contest!

YourMembership Blog

Catch us at ASAE 2012 at Booth 439 – August 11-14 in Dallas, Texas. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs. Corporate + Social. Education + Alumni. Advantages. Branding. Control. Add-On Products. Support. Pricing. Company. News + Press. Customers. Technology. Management Team. Partner Programs. Corporate Responsibility. Inside YM. Careers. Contact. YourMembership.com Blog.

Segmenting Members Leads to More Relevant Communications – and More Memberships

Association Adviser

We have real estate members who own or manage buildings, and vendor members who supply products and services that help those building owners and managers work more effectively,” said Tracy White, marketing communications and membership coordinator for BOMA Dallas. “We Features From the Front Lines Marketing & Communications Technology AMS Association Communications Benchmarking study BOMA Dallas member communications

Reimagine signature events to empower self-directed learners

Aaron Wolowiec

14, I’ll have the pleasure of presenting with leadership strategist Cynthia D’Amour at the ASAE Annual Meeting in Dallas. Learning Meetings Professional Development ASAE Cynthia D'Amour Dallas internal incentives learning lab lessons learned planning milestones practitioners program redesign teacher-directed workforceTeacher Directed vs. Learner Directed. On Tuesday, Aug.

The Big Picture: Corporate Communications Aware of Podcasting.

The Big Picture

A recent survey conducted by the Dallas chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators , which ran mid-March to mid-April, asked more than 300 communicators in Dallas the question, "How do you use podcasting?" 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. « Back to the Basics | Main.

The ASAE Games: Goal Hunting at ASAE Annual | KiKi L'Italien's.

KiKi L'Italien's Acronym Soup

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SCD Group: Short, Sweet & Easy to Repeat: cornerstone to.

SCD Group

The opening general session at the ASAE annual meeting in Dallas featured a “duel” between political consultants Karl Rove and James Carville. Pages. About. Contact. Causeaholic. AMR Management Services. Stronger by Association. Monday, August 20, 2012. Short, Sweet & Easy to Repeat: cornerstone to association communications. For many attendees, the session fell short because it really didn’t relate to our day-t0-day association management functions.

SCD Group: Conversations on the Future of Associations

SCD Group

At the ASAE convention in Dallas, Bob Harris and Russ Salzman lead a wonderful discussion on the future of associations. Pages. About. Contact. Causeaholic. AMR Management Services. Stronger by Association. Thursday, August 23, 2012. Conversations on the Future of Associations.

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What a Year Can Do

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And I can not wait for the conference in Dallas. Louis Learning Volunteering Dallas Community Giving ASAEThough I did not realize it at the time, ASAE Annual Conference 2011 in St. Louis was a turning point in my career. I went in literally knowing no one. One year later and life is very different. I am a CAE. I am an active volunteer. I have found friends and colleagues in the association world.

ASAE 2012: Ideas, Innovation and Inspiration

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The post-conference Euphoria (capitalized on purpose) that is what remains after an ASAE annual has finally start to wear off, and before all the excitement from Dallas subsides to everyday life, there are a few highlights and thoughts that stand out that I want to make sure don’t get lost in the next eleven months. With that said, some of the best ideas that I discovered in Dallas were not in the sessions.

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Moving through the Association World

2012 Advice ASAE Work Annual Meeting Attendee Dallas Engagement Facebook TwitterWe are only a week away from ASAE 2012 and I thought it would be a great time to take a look at what I am most looking forward to as a 2nd time attendee and to offer up some tips for those who are first timers. First, I am looking forward to jumping into the conversation a bit more. Last year, I was a bit more reserved in sessions than I would have liked.

Friday Top 5

Thanks For Playing

As you read this, I am probably on my way to Dallas for the 2012 ASAE Annual Meeting. Hard Rock Dallas. It's here! Top 5 Things I'm Looking Forward To: The amazing session I'll be facilitating on Sunday, August 12 at 1:30 pm (in the first learning lab timeslot of the conference) - " We Are the 1%: A Frank Conversation on Diversity." Four bold, courageous CEOs are going to speak openly about issues of diversity and inclusion from the CEO perspective. Our prep calls have been amazing.

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Executive Connections: Information Wins at EPA

Executive Connections

Tuesday, 30 September, EPA will reopen previously closed libraries in Chicago, Dallas, Kansas City and Washington, D.C. Executive Connections. « Are You Mission Critical? Main. | Why SLA Will Not Endorse, or Oppose, a Candidate for Public Office » 26 September 2008. Information Wins at EPA. Each will be staffed with a professional librarian and be open to the public at least 24 hours a week.

What the world needs is more association executives

Golden's Rules for Association

Closing the ASAE annual meeting in Dallas, author Dan Pink argued that, regardless of profession, we are all in sales. But the characteristics, skills and traits he described as essential for success sounded to my ears like precisely the attributes that distinguish effective association leaders, and differentiate us as a profession. Read more in my [.]. The Nature of Associations The Way We Are #asae12 Association Management association profession role of associations

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Cheat Sheet: #ASAE12 Annual Meeting Sessions For Professional Development Staff

Velvet Chainsaw

Dallas Convention Center (DCC): D171. If you’re going to ASAE12 in Dallas, which sessions are you looking forward to attending? Education annual meeting ASAE ASAE12 conferences Dallas things to do in DallasASAE 2012 Annual Meeting and Expo offers a wide variety of education sessions. Here’s a cheat sheet of the education opportunities specific for trade association professional development staff. Sunday, August 12, 2012, 1:30 – 2:45 PM.

Making Innovation Happen Survey: Sharing Key Results

Principled Innovation

If you’re a senior association leader attending ASAE’s Annual Meeting in Dallas this week and would like to think through the implications of these ideas for your association, I hope you will attend my half-day workshop on Making Innovation Happen today from 1:30 pm-5:30 pm CDT in Room D161 of the Dallas Convention Center. These results will be discussed during my Making Innovation Happen workshop today at ASAE 12 in Dallas. Video not showing? Find it on YouTube.

ASAE12 Making Innovation Happen workshop agenda released

Principled Innovation

The agenda for Jeff De Cagna’s upcoming Making Innovation Happen workshop, to be presented during ASAE’s 2012 Annual Meeting (ASAE12) in Dallas, is now available for download [PDF]. Association CEOs and C-Suite executives attending ASAE12 are invited to participate in the workshop, which will take place on Sunday, August 12 from 1:30 pm-5:30 pm in Room D161 of the Dallas Convention Center.

Raising spirits: How a Texas community is engaging residents during COVID-19


Residents have donated money, food, snacks, and water to staff at hospitals and clinics in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, says Page Austin, Harvest’s lifestyle manager. Harvest, being developed by Dallas-based Hillwood Communities, is anchored by commercial and community farms.

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ASAE12: The aftermath

Association Advocacy Chick

However, what made ASAE12 so special for me were the actions of the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau (@visit_dallas). As many of you know, my first day in Dallas was not that great. When I finally arrived in Dallas, I learned that my bag containing my Redskins jersey for the opening party was left in Houston. So I got on Twitter and contacted the Dallas CVB about our situation. Yes, Dallas CVB sent Alison and I to Cowboys Stadium in a limo!!!

Conference Circuit: National Stuttering Association

Associations Now

The National Stuttering Association’s 34th Annual Conference begins next week in Dallas. Kids, tweens, teens, and adults affected by stuttering will make their way to Dallas next week, along with speech professionals, to learn about stuttering from experts, explore their attitudes toward speaking, be entertained, and attend various workshops. Venue: Fairmont Dallas. City: Dallas. For attendees looking to stay active and fit while in Dallas, there’s the NSA Fit!

TSAE - Great People, Great Conference, a Great State! | Experts in.

Experts in Membership Marketing

Speaking at TSAE on September 20 | Experts in Membership.

Experts in Membership Marketing

Does Your Association Produce Videos?

Association Navigator

I’m presenting at the ASAE Annual Meeting in Dallas, August 11-14. We’re conducting a short survey of association video use; we’ll report the results during our presentation in Dallas. It’s no longer news that video is a viable and effective medium for association and non-profit communications; what’s news is how effective it is in furthering the critical objectives of your organization.

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Ebola: How the Meetings Industry Is Responding

Associations Now

and the healthcare he received in Dallas. On the ground in Dallas. The need to be prepared and responsive is critical for associations holding meetings where Ebola patients were and still are being treated—including Dallas, the city where the first case was diagnosed. For example, the American Bankers Association held its annual convention at the Hyatt Regency in Dallas this week. When you first hear Ebola, you may not think of meetings.

Membership 101: Effective Renewal Cycles

Spark Consulting

Is there a segment of Texans that joined a year ago to get the member rate for your conference that was going to be in Dallas, only this next year, it’s in Vancouver? At some point, after generating leads and nurturing relationships and persuading people to join and helping them find their own individual engagement paths, it’s time to ask your members to renew, to stick with you another year.

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2020 ASAE Virtual Annual Meeting & Exposition Breaks Event Registration Record


Next year’s ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition will be held in Dallas, Texas, August 14-17, 2021, at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center. Visit Dallas. Viva Las … Virtual ?

November 1963 Through the Lens of the Internet Age


But I’m gripped by a few thoughts on the difference today’s technology would have made if it had existed on that day in Dallas. Today, there would no doubt be cameras on the Dallas buildings, and in buildings such as the school book depository. Consider that the crucial frames of the Zapruder film weren’t made public until nearly five years after that day in Dallas. Walk past a newsstand and you can’t escape it.

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Making spirits bright: Communities planning big holiday events and activities this season


The 1,200-acre large-scale community under development in the Dallas-Fort Worth area planned a similar calendar last year. Some community associations are known for robust holiday events and activities that engage residents and raise spirits during the season.

ASAE Joins Tourism, Business Groups to Oppose Texas “Religious Refusal” Bill

Associations Now

ASAE President and CEO John Graham, FASAE, CAE, joined leaders from Texas Welcomes All, Texas Competes, Visit Dallas, Visit Fort Worth, PCMA and others at a press conference in Austin to oppose SB 17 and SB 15, another bill pending in the Texas Legislature. ASAE is scheduled to bring its Annual Meeting to Dallas in 2021, which will result in millions of dollars injected into the city’s economy.

Optometric Association Offers Free Lyft Rides to Eye Exams

Associations Now

Under the partnership, a free round-trip ride, up to a $25 fare, will be offered in 10 cities: Charleston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Indianapolis, Memphis, Miami, New York City, St.

P.I. Making Innovation Happen Survey is now open

Principled Innovation

Jeff De Cagna FRSA FASAE, chief strategist and founder of Principled Innovation LLC, will present key findings from this research during his four-hour intensive workshop, “ Making Innovation Happen: An Executive Learning Experience for Association CEOs ,” to be held on Sunday, August 12 from 1:30-5:30 pm CDT as part of ASAE’s Annual Meeting in Dallas.

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Announcing the Making Innovation Happen Survey!

Principled Innovation

If you’re planning to attend ASAE’s Annual Meeting later this summer, I hope you will consider joining me and your CEO colleagues for “Making Innovation Happen: An Executive Learning Experience for Association CEOs,” a four-hour intensive workshop on Sunday, August 12 (1:30-5:30 pm) in Dallas. It is my great pleasure to announce that Principled Innovation is launching the inaugural Making Innovation Happen Survey for Association CEOs this morning!

To Sell Is Human: Interview with Dan Pink, Author of Drive

Association Mavens

Dan Pink , NYT and WSJ best-selling author of Drive talks about his forthcoming book To Sell Is Human and what he’ll be presenting to Association Executives at ASAE’s 2012 Annual Conference in Dallas during his closing keynote. Note : Instead of a Skype interview, I met face-to-face with Dan in Dallas. Due to powerful economic and technological changes, the glad-handing, truth-bending form of sales is now a relic.