Meet You in Nashville: Recharge with Art at #ASAE14

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When I went to Nashville in May for the digitalNow conference, I expected to be wowed by Nashville’s music scene, but I was blown away by the art that surrounded me everywhere I went. Half of the Omni’s 350-piece collection is by Nashville artists and 75% of it is by Tennessee artists.

Selling in Europe – interview with Murat Dogru at ASAE Nashville

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As they presented in Nashville, ASME Europe training and development has grown by 30% CAGR over the last 5 years with 1800+ paid participants. For example, did it change ASME’s understanding of which markets might be more successful than others?

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Conference Circuit: American Orchestras

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The League of American Orchestras’ 74th National Conference begins next week in Nashville. Venue: Omni Nashville Hotel. City: Nashville. For example, they’ll discuss assumptions the field holds that might limit the extent to which EDI can enrich orchestras.

For-Purpose People and Organizations Will Change the World

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I was fortunate enough to come away from the 2014 digitalNow conference in Nashville both recharged and inspired thanks to being surrounded by smart people, good friends, savvy conference organizers and the very cool city of Nashville.

Lessons From Sochi: What a Difference Volunteers Make

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At the start of the Winter Olympics, for example, much was made of the less-than-stellar living conditions in the Olympic Village. While it’s not the Olympics, Nashville is preparing for a major sporting event in its own right: the NCAA Division I Women’s Final Four in April. “We’re

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.1.20

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Billhighway shares recent examples of different virtual education options offered by chapters around the country, plus tips on how to get your chapter leaders started with virtual education.

Despite Winter Wallop, Shows Must Go On

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And while Boston may have had it the worst so far, other places like Chicago, Nashville, and Upstate New York have been dealing with ice, snow, and dangerously cold temperatures. Record-breaking snow and subzero temperatures make things tricky for attendees.

Meetings, Destinations Get Ready for Solar Eclipse

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For example, one association—American Athiests—is hosting its 2017 National Convention in North Charleston, South Carolina, during the eclipse. Heck, Visit Music City—Nashville’s CVB—is even offering an eclipse-themed Spotify playlist and an official Music City Solar Eclipse T-shirt.

What are association members saying?

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For example, almost 6,000 people attended the 2014 ASAE Annual Meeting in Nashville in August. I was at the driving range the other morning and overheard a couple of members complaining about the association (golf club). fussing about the executive director.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.2.18

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You’re familiar with the usual contract clauses like cancellation or attrition, but what other clauses should you be considering, for example, sexual harassment policies, emergency preparedness, “do not disturb” policies or other issues?

It’s a Great Time to Be a Young Association Professional: Erin Sevitz on Working Hard, Being Agile and Leaving Your Mark

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When our teams first met, for example, we had completely different concepts of membership in terms of who could join and how they became members. IFMA Nashville Chapter member Jonda Faucher sings at World Workplace 2017.

Tuesday Buzz: Of Course You’re Online. Now Update More!

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Drake cites one site, for example, that had a “coming soon” section labeled with a 2012 date. For those unfamiliar with Nashville , association industry pro Deirdre Reid has a useful guide to the city where the 2014 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition will be held August 9-12.

Thursday Buzz: Event Planning for a Million People

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“The street fair, for example, is an outdoor event contained within six blocks. Dealing with turnover: The Nashville Business Journal investigates how organizations with high turnover rates are still able to accomplish their goals.

Meet the Millennials: Young Professionals Are Pushing Associations Forward

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If you were in Nashville for the 2014 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition and were tuned in on Twitter, you might have noticed a new hashtag— #YPImpact. Take, for example, a story from our own experience. Want to get a glimpse into the minds of millennial employees and members?

Chew on This: Tasty Conference Food Trends

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I mean, how could I not eat hot chicken at Hattie B’s when I was in Nashville or barbecue at Pappy’s Smokehouse in St. The International Association of Conference Centres released its list of the top-10 conference food trends for 2015. Learn how you can add one or all into your next event.

Ground Up: How a Construction Association Built Community

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Despite challenges such as limited finances and manpower, the renovation of the Tennessee Concrete Association’s Nashville headquarters turned out to be a significant source of member engagement.

What Digital Badging Teaches About Consistent Standards

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A few examples of things that can go wrong with standards: A major player won’t join in. Apple is a notable example of this, passing on Blu-ray entirely and using proprietary technology for its cables, even in the face of widespread support of a universal standard.

Meeting Crashers: How Concerned Should You Be?

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The Times piece gave the example of Internet Week New York: Only the most expensive pass—at a price of $1,295—gave participants access to parties, mixers, and networking.

Who Me? How to Build Accountability in the Workplace

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We live in a culture of no accountability,” said Maxfield, who will lead a session at the ASAE 2014 Annual Meeting and Exposition in Nashville, August 9-12. For example, if you expected to get a report by 10 a.m.,

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Let Your Givers Grow

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In fact, “the most common kind of taker is someone who used to be a giver or a matcher but got burned too many times,” Grant told attendees at the opening general session of the 2014 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition in Nashville on Sunday.

Monday Buzz: Google Glass, Giving Back

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Google Glass has been put to good use by associations in the past, with the Washington Restaurant Association providing a good example of how the technology can be employed during a conference. Complete a survey to provide your input before he leads the session in Nashville in August.

Conference Circuit: The Americana Music Association’s Big Performance

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If you’re the Americana Music Association, you continue to go all out with your annual festival and conference , taking place this year in Nashville. November 15-19: For another example of an association taking social media seriously, look toward the American Public Health Association.

Times are hard. Associations make the world better.

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There was a live performance of the national anthem by Northwestern High School’s talented choir, and later a performance by Nashville music star, Gabe Dixon. For example: Associations make the roads safer. Maddie and I attended the ASAE Summit Awards Dinner a few days ago. It’s a beautiful event held annually in Washington, DC.

Social Media Roundup: Membership Tips From digitalNow

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If you’re not attending this year’s digitalNow in Nashville, Tennessee, take heart. Twitter’s mute function, for example, serves as a double-edged sword, clearing out your busy feed but limiting your conversational opportunities.

Give Back: Community Service Projects at Conferences

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If the answer’s yes, and you want to give back to the greater Nashville community, consider signing up for this year’s community service project.

Get in the Habit of Connecting Members

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Grant, professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, mentioned Rifkin during his opening general session at the 2014 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition in Nashville on Sunday.

Social Media Roundup: Membership Tips From digitalNow

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If you’re not attending this year’s digitalNow in Nashville, Tennessee, take heart. Twitter’s mute function, for example, serves as a double-edged sword, clearing out your busy feed but limiting your conversational opportunities.

Hotel Industry Wants Clearer WiFi Signals From FCC

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The American Hospitality & Lodging Association joined Marriott in filing the petition last August, but the question gained new urgency in October when Marriott was hit by a $600,000 FCC fine for using wireless-blocking devices at its Gaylord Opryland facility in Nashville, Tennessee.

Even in Chaos, You Can Make Good Decisions

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In an on-the-spot poll conducted over lunch at the Closing General Session of the 2014 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition in Nashville on Tuesday, most of the hundreds of association executives and industry partners in the room held up both hands, displaying nines and tens.

Oscars Foul-Up: Lessons From Notable Event Embarrassments

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If there’s a takeaway here, it should be to follow the example of La La Land producer Jordan Horowitz.

Ready to Wear: Taylor Swift’s Shrewd Strategy for Fighting Counterfeiters

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Swift should be commended for showing by example her concern not only for the rights of musicians but for the rights of the photographers and organizations that cover her concerts,” said Mickey H.

What’s Next for Convention Centers?

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Nashville’s newly opened Music City Center offers plenty of hotels, entertainment, and restaurants within walking distance of the convention center, really giving attendees the opportunity to go beyond its walls and experience the city while they’re in town.

Supercharging the Discussion: Let’s Talk Electricity at Events

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My trip to the ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition in Nashville last week was defined by two things: music and recharging my batteries. Now more than ever, event attendees are in need of a charge—specifically of their laptops, tablets, and mobile devices.

What We Learned from the FCC’s WiFi-Blocking Saga

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The saga was rooted in an incident at a Gaylord facility in Nashville, Tennessee, in 2013. One example: “Why can I get free WiFi at a $39-per-night extended-stay hotel but have to pay $15 a day at a four-star facility?”

Best Books … chosen by Mark Bledsoe

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For example, this weeks coverage of the State of the Union address included writings from the National Review Online, the New York Post, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The New Republic, The Washington Post Online, and the New York Times. A great read on the Civil Rights movement, the Children takes you back to the roots of the movement with college students in Nashville Tennessee. My wife and I have a subscription to the magazine “The Week”.

Boost Your Brand by Taking a Stand

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For example, in 2016, the American Counseling Association was carefully watching what would happen with a Tennessee bill that that would allow counselors to refuse to provide services based on “strongly held principles.”

Best Books … chosen by Mark Bledsoe

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For example, this weeks coverage of the State of the Union address included writings from the National Review Online, the New York Post, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The New Republic, The Washington Post Online, and the New York Times. A great read on the Civil Rights movement, the Children takes you back to the roots of the movement with college students in Nashville Tennessee. My wife and I have a subscription to the magazine “The Week”.

Daily #COVID19 Updates for Association and Events Professionals – What You Need to Know

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The future of big events in Nashville are in question amid COVID-19 (source: WKRN.com) April 17, 2020 –. Great example of a community working together to provide a great resource!