Fri.Jun 14, 2019

#1 Ranked Member Check In Software Used Worldwide (With Step-by-Step Tutorial)

Wild Apricot

This easy-to-implement member check in process helps you keep track of attendees, create records, and adds a level of professionalism for your members

Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.14.19

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… As a freelancer who works alone in a home office, I understand social isolation, but I’m an introvert who loves the solitude—and gets out enough—so I’m okay, in case you were wondering, Mum.

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The Group Lobbying the States for a Presidential Popular Vote

Associations Now

The National Popular Vote has long made the case that there’s no reason that states have to stick with the electoral college—and has legislative success stories to show for it. We’re closer than ever to a popular vote in the United States—and a nonprofit might be the reason for the shift.

Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans


If you have filed a FAFSA – this means Free Application for Federal Student Aid, and you have already been accepted to a college, then congratulations are in order. The school shall send you a letter which will list down all of the different types of financial aid that you are eligible for.

AMC-Managed Organizations are More Stable than Standalone Organizations

Why do organizations managed by Association Management Companies outperform standalone organizations? This paper seeks to answer that question through the results of a study examining the rates of change in the length of chief staff executive tenure and changes in office locations of membership-based organizations between 2009 and 2015.

The Bad Habits That Might Be Driving Your Fellow Travelers Nuts

Associations Now

A new Expedia study lays out the need for good etiquette on the road—and the behaviors that are most likely to frustrate your neighbors. Despite the complaints, travelers don’t want to start a fight. Are you the kind of traveler who switches seat for the sake of another passenger?

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Daily Buzz: Taking a Stand on All-Male Speaking Panels

Associations Now

Want the director of the NIH to speak at your conference? Women better be included too. Also: Can associations cure loneliness? Manel” (noun): an all-male speaking panel that frequently occurs at scientific meetings.

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EdFinancial is a loan servicer for Federal Loans that has been in operation for the last 25 years. The company helps the Department of Education to manage loans, and their services are free of charge. What does a loan servicer do?

Membership Hack: Museum Exhibit

Associations Now

Members of the International Trademark Association created an exhibit for the National Inventors Hall of Fame Museum. The exhibit uses content inspired by a public awareness campaign that educates young people on counterfeit goods. How to hack it?