Agriculture Groups Take Action After Irma Hits Florida Citrus Crops

Associations Now

More than half of all Florida citrus crops, particularly oranges, were damaged by Hurricane Irma earlier this month. In comments to The Washington Post , the Florida Department of Citrus, a trade group for the citrus industry, put the damage caused by the storm in stark terms.

Florida Bar Association Gives Young Adults a Legal Heads-Up

Associations Now

Last year, the Florida Bar launched a website called #JustAdulting to make relevant legal information easy to access for people who are just turning 18. If you’re the Florida Bar, you launch a hashtag, a website, and an app.

Florida Police Chiefs Launch Campaign to Take on “Rape Culture”

Associations Now

Police in Florida have had enough of sexual assaults. The Tampa Bay Area Chiefs of Police Association launched a two-pronged campaign called Consent Florida earlier this month to tackle the problem.

Coalition Steps Up to Spur Innovation in Florida

Associations Now

To pave the way for stronger entrepreneurship, better coordination, and more networking, Launch Florida is bringing together disparate groups that share a stake in the state’s innovation economy. Launch Florida is creating a way for people to share best practices and other resources.

Florida Partners With Google Maps to Document Miles of Beaches

Associations Now

Capitalize on new technology like Visit Florida and its partner Google Maps, which captured more than 7.5 Visit Florida also plans to publish the maps on its website this spring once the more than 7.5

Have a Cow, Man: Florida Cattlemen, Brewer Team Up on New Beer

Associations Now

Tampa-based Cigar City Brewing is making a new limited-edition milk stout—with proceeds supporting the Florida Cattlemen’s Foundation, a nonprofit offshoot of the Florida Cattlemen’s Association. Cigar City Brewing is known for embracing all things Florida.

SCD Group relocating to Florida

SCD Group

Louis to Fort Myers, Florida. I look forward to reconnecting with you from our Florida office. From St. Louis to Fort Myers. Good morning. SCD Group, publisher of SCDdaily blog, is relocating from St.

Florida Hospital Association Eyes Price Transparency With New Tool

Associations Now

Department of Veterans Affairs is behind on payments to Florida hospitals, according to estimates by the Florida Hospital Association reported by Healthcare Finance. Data from the Florida Hospital Uniform Reporting System. Florida Gov. $ 134M The amount that the U.S.

Black Groups Meet in Florida Despite Calls for Boycott

Associations Now

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to clarify that earlier reports of celebrities committing to a boycott of Florida are unconfirmed. All three associations are holding their annual meetings in Florida this week. “I

Apricot Chat: Spotlight on a 501(c) Organization -- Professional Insurance Agents of Florida, Inc.

Wild Apricot Blog

We had a chat with John Herd, the Director of Communications at the PIA of Florida, a 501(c)6 organization that has been with Wild Apricot since November 2009. John left us a great review about our product on LinkedIn, so we decided to see what other insights he had to share. Check out the great things that John has done with his organization's website; hear what he has to say about our functionality and support; and learn the valuable tips he provides for newer Wild Apricot users!

10 Things You Need to Know About Non-Dues Revenue, Part 1

Association Adviser

Features American Beverage Association Florida Society of Association Executives integrated marketing non-dues revenue Tennessee SOciety of Association Executives Twitter Association execs offer frank insights about what’s working and not working in the NDR trenches.

Who’s That Man With the Package In Your Lobby?

Association Adviser

This month’s Corner Office Spotlight focuses on Frank Rudd, President & CEO of the Florida Society of Association Executives (FSAE) which will join forces with the Tallahassee Society of. From the Corner Office Leadership association management communication clutter Florida Society of Association Executives Frank Rudd TSAE

Associations Using Grants More Frequently to Strengthen the Association Community and Inspire Big Ideas

Association Adviser

Features Revenue American Society of Association Executives annual conference ASAE association community association grants Florida Society of Association Executives FSAE Georgia Society of Association Executives grants GSAE Innovation internship training volunteersHow associations are leveraging grants to inspire innovation, encourage professional development and expand the association community. The post Associations Using Grants More Frequently to.

Non-Dues Revenue Is Alive and Well

Association Adviser

From advertising and sponsorships to grants, affinity programs and strategic partnerships, always keep the 3Ws of non-dues revenue in mind. The post Non-Dues Revenue Is Alive and Well appeared first. For more about this topic, click on the headline.

Association Subculture: Sad Cat Not Sad - Visions That Matter

Association Subculture

I just got back from facilitating a board retreat with a client of mine in Florida. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Monday, February 13, 2012. Sad Cat Not Sad - Visions That Matter. image from [link] ).

10 Things You Need to Know About Non-Dues Revenue, Part 1

Association Adviser

Features American Beverage Association Florida Society of Association Executives integrated marketing non-dues revenue Tennessee SOciety of Association Executives Twitter Association execs offer frank insights about what’s working and not working in the NDR trenches.

Taking Time Off Benefits You and Others

SCD Group

It started Saturday morning when my wife and I volunteered to help the Children’s Network of Southwest Florida 5K walk here at Pelican Preserve. association management Children''s Network of Southwest Florida SCD Group Six Mile Slough Cypress Preserve

Symphony, Football and Associations: Teamwork Wins the Day

SCD Group

The other night my wife and I joined another couple at the Southwest Florida Symphony’s performance of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony in D Minor Ode to Joy. ASAE Association CEOs association executives association management Beethoven College Football Championship E+R=O SCD Group Southwest Florida Symphony Tim Kight Urban MeyerI enjoyed the music but found myself studying the different musicians and sections.

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Generational Diversity in 50 Minutes

Jamie Notter

That’s all the time I was allotted to present on Generations at the Florida Society of Association Executives meeting last week: 50 minutes. Consulting. Speaking. About. Contact. Generations. Humanize. Books: Jamie Notter. Leadership insight.right when you need it. Generational Diversity in 50 Minutes. Posted July 26, 2011. in Generational Diversity. Tweet.

Off the Grid

Association Adviser

Naylor’s Kelly Donovan is a former board member of the Gainesville chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association. From the Front Lines Marketing & Communications Technology direct mail fax Florida Public Relations Association marketing phone Professional Photographers of America smart phones technology Hillary Levitz, Naylor. We’ve all been there. You leave your house without your cell phone and when you realize it’s gone you feel absolutely naked.

Best of the Web: April 2014

Association Adviser

Best of the Web ASAE ASAE Annual Meeting Association Executive Roundtable Association Media & Publishing GSAE Membership & Marketing Conference millennials Multifamily Florida print media shared value Posts We Like: Managing Print Profitably.

YM Summer of Releases: what’s new and what’s next

YourMembership Blog

team sweating through the hot Florida summer days, we were also busy releasing updates and enhancements to streamline your operations that enhance your members experience. Not only was the?YourMembership?team YourMembership?team We’re excited to share some insights into what we’ve been working on. Increasing Platform Performance Throughout?the the last few months and culminating with our September releases, YM has.

Associations Live: Cognitive Surplus

Associations Live

Last year, I had the opportunity to see Clay Shirky live at the DigitalNow Conference in Florida. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Associations Live. Connecting MSAE members and a world of ideas! Friday, July 9, 2010. Cognitive Surplus.

Membership Marketing it is anything but "Business as Usual.

Experts in Membership Marketing


Association Navigator

Members of my family were able to see one of the ceremonies but unfortunately I was returning from an important client convention in Florida. I’m extremely proud of my grandfather, Lt. Emmett M. Cox, Jr. and my father the Honorable Emmett R. Both men visited Washington, D.C.

How to Completely Reinvent Benefits

The Demand Networks

BYOD: Building Branching Scenarios

Web Courseworks Associations

Start with me Sunday, March 25 th , at the Learning Solutions 2018 conference in Orlando, Florida !

From #FSAE2016: 9 Steps to Elevate Your Customer Experience


A couple weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend the Florida Society of Association Executives’ ( FSAE ) 2016 Education Expo. The sessions were great, but one in particular stood out - Pam Bauer’s Elevating Customer Experiences.One Story at a Time.

The 3 Best Data Points to Grab from Your AMS for Marketing Automation Campaigns

Higher Logic

The Florida Association of Insurance Agents did this and saw a 201% increase in email engagement. An AMS is a treasure trove of valuable data, so we often think: why not grab everything we can for our marketing campaigns?

Hurricane Michael: Electric Group Turns Website Into Info Hub

Associations Now

Its website includes an “information hub,” with maps highlighting the co-ops feeling the brunt of the storm, which are largely focused in the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida.

[Infographic] The Power of Audience Segmentation

Higher Logic

The Florida Association of Insurance Agents (FAIA) built out an automated membership marketing strategy that included four different campaigns covering everything from new members to renewals. Good marketing delivers relevant content.

From FSAE’s Education Expo: Inbound Marketing for Associations


Yesterday, I had the opportunity to attend the Florida Society of Association Executives’ ( FSAE ) 2016 Education Expo, and even more exciting - speak!

An Expanding Focus: Yacht Group Goes From State to International

Associations Now

The Florida Yacht Brokers Association started as a group focused on state-level legislative advocacy. But the former Florida Yacht Brokers Association is doing just that. In 1988, with the group’s support, regulatory efforts in Florida became law.

Bonus content: Event Garde e-news – December edition

Aaron Wolowiec

A: Well, I just returned from Florida and got a bit too much sun, so I would be red with a cheery warm glow! Kim Harwood, president, Results and Hand Software, LLC. Q & A with Kim Harwood, President, Results at Hand Software, LLC.

Orlando’s Smoking Policy Could Deter Convention Business

Associations Now

The central Florida city, a popular convention site, allows for smoking in local bars and designated hotel rooms, and that’s not sitting well with the American Heart Association. Current Florida law allows for smoking in standalone bars and designated guest rooms in public lodgings.

Best Benefit Ever: On-Demand Tech Support

Associations Now

As for Florida Realtors, the group offers a wide array of benefits, including discounts on business services and transportation, as well as access to insurance.

Membership Hack: Recruitment Competition for Chapters

Associations Now

For instance, Florida’s Charlotte-Desoto Building Industry Association will give its top recruiter a free trip to Las Vegas to attend NAHB’s International Builders’ Show in February.

The 2017 AGC ELI Conference Was Incredible


Soaking up education and new ideas during the day, and enjoying evening social events in amazing Amelia Island, Florida rounded out a successful conference.

Mortgage Broker Group Launches an AMC Subsidiary

Associations Now

Three state-level groups have signed up thus far—the California Association of Mortgage Professionals, Florida Association of Mortgage Professionals, and Oregon Mortgage Association.

Conference Circuit: Get the Information Out

Associations Now

The National Information Officers Association’s 2017 Training Conference takes place in Clearwater Beach, Florida, next week. City: Clearwater Beach, Florida. history occurred last June when Omar Mateen opened fire inside the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida.

When Dissent Leaders to Association Rebellion

SCD Group

A recent news story on the dissent within the Florida School Board Association made me think about this issue among other organizations. The FSBA is the Florida chapter of the National School Boards Association. Dissent is good and dangerous.

Membership Hack: Opportunity to Do Good in a Disaster

Associations Now

Ricci says he’s working with a group of local members, based in Florida and Texas, to identify local charities. Due to Hurricane Irma, the Textile Rental Services Association canceled its annual conference in Miami.

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Hurricanes and Asynchronous Communication

Eric Lanke

We have members in Texas and Florida (Houston and Sarasota, to be precise), but everything coming out of our office was, damn the hurricanes, full speed ahead. Hurricanes Harvey and Irma were on everyone's mind these last few weeks.