Thu.Jun 20, 2019

What’s the Best Way to Improve Event Apps?

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New research from Eventsforce shows that more organizations are using event apps but that there are still challenges when it comes to adoption rates and measuring ROI. A look at how to improve both.

4 Types of Member Testimonials Your Organization Needs


Word-of-mouth marketing trumps ALL other forms of marketing - that’s nothing new. But it just means the need for testimonials is greater than ever.

Conference Circuit: International Society for Technology in Education

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Rundown Attendees: 16,000 plus. Sessions: 1,400 plus. Vendors: 500 plus. The International Society for Technology in Education’s 2019 Conference begins this weekend in Philadelphia. Attendance is expected to top 16,000.

Busting Myths About Inclusive Leadership

Association Success

Does your association practice true inclusive leadership? A topic that has been on my mind a lot lately is inclusive leadership. I know there’s a lot being said about diversity inclusion, but inclusive leadership goes way beyond that. It’s about treating all team members fairly and respectfully, and not only the people who may look like you or think like you or even the people that are only willing to say what you want to hear.

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.

American Heart Association Will Harness Health Data to Speed Emergency Response

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AHA is teaming up with the emergency technology firm RapidSOS on a new tool to make patient health information available immediately to first responders. The American Heart Association’s latest collaboration with the tech world could make a life-saving difference in medical emergencies.

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Daily Buzz: How One Association Is Re-Creating History

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To celebrate its 150th anniversary, the Professional Photographers of America will re-create iconic imagery from its inaugural year. Also: how Google might be affecting organic searches. Talk about a throwback.

Associations are Home and Family to Many Members

Smooth The Path

When engaged members personally identify with their chosen profession, they are likely to describe their association with words like these. The association is: my scholarly family. my intellectual home. our professional family. the home of our community. a family of like-minded people.

Embracing a Hashtag: Education Group Adopts #YouAreWelcomeHere

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With the homegrown hashtag proving greatly successful as a marketing tool among its members, NAFSA has officially taken ownership of #YouAreWelcomeHere and will support the campaign’s growth.

House Extenders Package Includes UBIT Repeal

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This week, the House Ways and Means Committee passed a tax extenders package that included a provision to repeal the 21 percent tax on certain employee benefits provided by associations. It now needs a full House vote.