Time to breathe…and think long-term

Aaron Wolowiec

It was developed in partnership with Visit Denver. Industry professionals plan to use mobile apps more strategically this year, including location-based technology for session check-ins and networking. Budgets are still a concern, so organizations plan to host more local meetings, compress meetings into shorter times and increase use of technology. “It Meeting professionals are some of the busiest people I know.

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Technology Takeaways From the Hospitality Industry

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A new survey sheds light on how hotels and restaurants are engaging their guests through technology tools. As meeting attendees rely more heavily on their devices and become more familiar with the technology tools those outside your industry are offering, they’ll expect your association to deliver that same level of service and experience. But does your association’s meetings technology make it easy for attendees to engage and interact at your meeting?

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A Gridiron Tale About Updating Your Technology

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Although … Maybe your old technology still does the job? That’s the situation the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) has anticipated ahead of the league’s annual draft later this week, as it worked out a deal to simplify the contract process using mobile technology. The post A Gridiron Tale About Updating Your Technology appeared first on Associations Now

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Time for less sitting, more mobile engagement

Association Management

What do Fort Worth, Birmingham, Dubai, Denver and Atlanta have in common? Technology Association All advertise in the first few pages of the July/August edition of Associations Now magazine as locations for your next association meeting. I’ll confess, Associations Now isn’t typically my top priority. I get to it, but usually not until I throw it in my bag for a flight.

Conference Circuit: Conservation Efforts

Associations Now

The National Association of Conservation Districts’ 2017 Annual Meeting begins over the weekend in Denver. More than 1,000 conservationists from around the country are headed to Denver to network; learn about new technologies, services, and programs; and discuss conservation policy and legislation. Venue: Sheraton Downtown Denver. City: Denver. By offering six optional tours, NACD is encouraging attendees to learn more about both Denver and Colorado.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.16.20

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Discuss new guidelines for social distancing, sanitation, and food preparation and review ways meeting professionals are utilizing technology to expand the reach of their events to include those impacted by travel restrictions. – Technology and the Global Nomad (AWTC virtual meetup).

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.15.19

Reid All About it

MemberSuite describes the different ways technology can be used to save staff time and stave off frustration. The Greatest Ideas for Associations in 2019 (Association Chat – online and Denver CO). There will be a small reception following the live show at a local pub in Denver, Colorado. Locations: online (Zoom) and Denver Co. Making sense of long excel reports and vague graphs is challenging for event planning and marketing teams, but technology has changed the game.

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Conference Circuit: Pig Tales

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The American Association of Swine Veterinarians’ 48th Annual Meeting begins this weekend in Denver. Close to 1,000 swine veterinarians and veterinary students are headed to the Mile High City in the coming days to discover new products and technologies, exchange information with their peers, and gain science-based, practical knowledge. Venue: Hyatt Regency Denver. Rundown Attendees: 1,000. Technical Tables Exhibitors: 80 plus.

Study: Gender Gap Pronounced for Nonprofits, Workplace at Large

Associations Now

A wide-ranging study from the University of Denver that covers a number of fields (including nonprofits), suggests that a lot of work needs to be done to improve equity for women in leadership, both in representation and compensation. “The leadership landscape is so lopsided,” Lynn Gangone, the dean of the college, told The Denver Post.

Conference Circuit: On the Rocks

Associations Now

Geologists and energy professionals from around the world will make Denver home for a few days to learn about how the changing economy, new technologies, recent discoveries, and international events are modifying the energy landscape. One will visit the petrified forest and paleontology lab at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, while another will explore Denver’s mountain front. Rundown Attendees: 8,500. Technical Presentations: 900. Exhibitors: 250.

Reads of the Week: October 5, 2012

Reid All About it

I love technology! Become of innovative teachers like Al and technology like Coursera, online education is so much better than what it used to be. Wye Oak at Larimer Lounge in Denver (photo by Jester Jay Goldman). I’ve fallen in love with poetry! You knew it would happen eventually. Yes, I had a dalliance with Yeats when I was much younger – it was during my romantic Irish phase – but we drifted apart.

How Three Associations Are Clearing The Air In Colorado

Associations Now

Denver residents are breathing a little easier today, thanks in part to the collaboration of three Colorado associations. For many years in the Denver area, in June, July, and August, if you looked west to see the mountains, where you’d typically be able to see a clear view of the mountains, you wouldn’t be able to because visibility was so poor,” said CADA President and CEO Tim Jackson.

Conference Circuit: Hands-on Experiences With Professional Development

Associations Now

The event will offer a mix of new, creative programming that emphasizes collaboration and technological innovation in professional development. Education technology company edSurge will host a Cocktail Hour Conversation to help attendees find the right products and choose the appropriate technology to support professional development in their school districts.

Colo. Tech Group Asks Members to Help Break Down Barriers to Innovation

Associations Now

Cory Gardner, the Colorado Technology Association is hosting interactive online sessions to solicit member feedback on barriers to innovation. The Colorado Technology Association is asking its members how they could create one more innovation or one more job—if not for a regulation or another perceived barrier. Our One More Job/One More Innovation Initiative aims to give the Colorado technology industry a voice at the table in Washington, DC,” Gardner said in a statement.

Conference Circuit: Math Associations Multiply Their Influence

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January 13-15: The International Ticketing Association ’s 36th Annual Conference and Exhibition in Denver brings entertainment ticketing industry professionals together to look at the skills and products that keep ticket sales thriving. The American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America demonstrate math’s wide-ranging influence at its Joint Meetings. Plus: The National Retail Federation opens its Big Retail Show.

Conference Circuit: Home Sweet Home with the Apartment Association

Associations Now

This year’s National Apartment Association Education Conference and Exposition is aiming high in Denver. June 16-17: Members of the hospitality industry will be accommodated during the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International’s annual Meetings, Events, Education and Technology [MEET] West conference in San Diego. Share Your Own Have an upcoming event you’d like to tell your association peers about?

Tuesday Buzz: The Divide Between Journalism and Public Relations

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There are deadlines and long hours, just as in journalism, Rudawsky noted in his Denver Business Journal piece. Erika Morphy of CMSWire reports of a rise in integration technology—offering benefits of privacy, security, and access. Journalists and PR folks air out their differences on Twitter and in blog posts. Plus: Some wicked-cool project management apps you should check out. Perhaps they each need a day in the other’s shoes.

Where’s ASAE?

Association Okie

I have attend ASAE Annual Meetings in Philadelphia, Nashville, Chicago, Denver, San Diego, LA, Honolulu, and the Technology Conference in Baltimore. Let’s play a little “Where’s Waldo” with ASAE. We know where ASAE’s Annual Meeting & Expo are scheduled for the next 7 years: St.

Meeting Activities to Foster Team-Building

Associations Now

The International Society for Technology in Education offered an escape room session at its June annual meeting in Denver. Looking to build better bonds between meeting attendees or even your association’s staff team? Here are some outside-the-box team-building activities to consider. About a year ago a friend’s fiancé went to Vegas with his groomsmen to celebrate his bachelor party. Of course, there was gambling involved, but that wasn’t the thing the group was most excited about.

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This Stuff Works (TSW): A Letter From Sam In Prison

Holly Duckworth

In today’s uber technology connected world it’s not uncommon for me to get a private message or two each day on any number of social media channels. Denver CO 80222. Our world is crying out for good news. Most of us are so buried in the bad news we miss the good news when it comes our way. As a mindfulness practitioner for CEO’s and executives I want to encourage you to always be looking for the good news. Note you have to slow down sometimes to find it.

Brain Tumor Association to Livestream Select Conference Sessions

Associations Now

During its 59th Annual Meeting & Exhibition in Denver, July 30-August 3, the organization will stream presentations from three speakers and allow viewers to ask follow-up questions. The three livestreamed sessions will cover “Science and Survivorship,” “Technology, Clinical Innovations, and Survivorship,” and “Targeted Therapies.”.

New Navigation Tools Boost Attendee Experience

Associations Now

New technology not only helps attendees better navigate your conferences and tradeshows but also helps your association deliver an enhanced attendee experience now and in the years ahead. Luckily, new technology is helping attendees navigate your events better. Another association trying out new attendee navigation tools is the Heart Rhythm Society , which used pressure-sensitive floor mats at its June meeting in Denver.

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Ctrl+Alt+Believe: Advance Purchase

Holly Duckworth

Our world today demands leaders blend authenticity and technology in powerful ways that drive results.To Holly lives in Denver, CO. Countless challenges face associations today. As a leader, you choose how to react to these challenges. Do you keep your association stagnant and block success, or do you create opportunities that, when leveraged, create higher levels of association achievement?

Advocating for a Better Legislative Flow

Association Adviser

AWWA’s headquarters are located in Denver, where 140 of our colleagues are doing quite a bit of work focusing on the effective management of water. Technology makes those meetings a lot easier. Water is essential to life, and for the American Water Works Association , there may be no function more essential to its mission of “providing solutions to effectively manage water, the world’s most important resource” than advocating for clean, safe drinking water.

Nonprofit Organizational Culture Eats Big Data for Lunch

Beth Kanter

Perhaps the key to Big Data success can be found amongst the myriad of technologies and terminologies that exist today: Hadoop. Yes, the technology is important. They were all using a mix of technology, skills, and strategies. All of these organizations have invested in people, process, data, and technology. MacLaughlin serves on the board of the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) and is a frequent speaker at conferences and events.

Aargon Agency Inc (For Federal Student Loan Debts)

SocialFish

They make use of state-of-the-art technology and other debt recovery strategies that have proven successful in their bid to collect debts. Louis, Tampa, and Denver. Can medical bills really land you in trouble? The answer is yes. Medical bills can indeed land you in some significant trouble, which can lead to enormous amounts of debt.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.13.17

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Learn how to evaluate association management software based on important, often overlooked criteria; avoid hidden costs; and attract next generation thinkers and staff with a strong technology platform. Hosts: Smart Meetings, Go Providence, The Westin Riverwalk San Antonio, and The Westin Denver International Airport. Technology that was once bleeding edge has now come of age — seasoned, mature, and ready for you to implement.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.13.17

Reid All About it

Learn how to evaluate association management software based on important, often overlooked criteria; avoid hidden costs; and attract next generation thinkers and staff with a strong technology platform. Hosts: Smart Meetings, Go Providence, The Westin Riverwalk San Antonio, and The Westin Denver International Airport. Technology that was once bleeding edge has now come of age — seasoned, mature, and ready for you to implement.

Executive Connections: SIIA Content Forum

Executive Connections

It is great to connect with members and other friends of SLA in this way and I cant wait to see everyone in Denver in a few days. One purpose of my speech was to encourage companies providing information software and technology to collaborate with information professionals on the development of the next generation of information products and services. Executive Connections. « Prosumers | Main. Adding Value » 29 May 2007. SIIA Content Forum.