A Happy New Year for meetings?

Aaron Wolowiec

Great architecture goes a long way, if you highlight it with lighting,” said Pam Madewell, of the MPI Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter , who runs an event management firm. The champagne is chilling and we’re pumped to watch the ball drop as we find ourselves humming “Auld Lang Syne.”.

Raising spirits: How a Texas community is engaging residents during COVID-19


Residents have donated money, food, snacks, and water to staff at hospitals and clinics in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, says Page Austin, Harvest’s lifestyle manager. It is the Dallas-Fort Worth area’s first “agrihood”—a growing trend of communities in the U.S.

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3 Reasons Why the Big Red “M” is Sponsoring an IndyCar - Moery Company

Moery Company

Big example: We’ll be traveling to Detroit, Michigan; Fort Worth, Texas; Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, and Lexington, Ohio for a scheduled IndyCar race.

Conference Circuit: Water Pros

Associations Now

The National Rural Water Association’s 2018 WaterPro Conference begins next week in Fort Worth, Texas. Venue: Fort Worth Convention Center. City: Fort Worth, Texas. Rundown Attendees: 1,500 plus. Vendors: 150. Continuing-education hours: 30.

Starting Chapters? In 2019?

Mariner Management

They launched new chapters in six focus regions: Austin, Birmingham, Detroit, Piedmont North Carolina, Tulsa, and Dallas/Fort Worth. According to the 2019 Chapter Benchmarking Study , the trend looks more like it’s about closing chapters.

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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? All advertise in the first few pages of the July/August edition of Associations Now magazine as locations for your next association meeting.

Groups Concerned Pending Texas Bill Could Weaken LGBTQ Protections

Associations Now

But six major Texas cities—Austin, Dallas, El Paso, Fort Worth, Plano and San Antonio—have their own nondiscrimination protections in place.

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Add Chapters to Make an Old Association Feel New

Associations Now

So far, six local affiliates have been announced in Austin, Texas; Birmingham, Alabama; Detroit; Tulsa, Oklahoma; Dallas-Fort Worth; and the Piedmont region of North Carolina.

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If You’re Looking for a Job, Look Inland, Lists Say

Associations Now

The largest cities that made Glassdoor’s top 25 were generally on the bottom half of that list—DC ranked at number 16, while San Jose, Chicago, Charlotte, and Dallas–Fort Worth, each with populations above 800,000, filled the final four positions of the top 25.

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Diversity Front of Mind for PGA Ahead of Big Move

Associations Now

Being in a market like Dallas-Fort Worth, I think that can be unbelievable for us,” she told the News. “I With diversity issues long facing its membership and golf in general, the association sees opportunity for improvement as it moves to the Dallas area in the coming years.

John Graham on ASAE’s 2017 Advocacy Efforts

Association Adviser

We opposed several version of this bill that would pre-empt existing anti-discrimination ordinances in cities like Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth and San Antonio that protect the community.

Meeting Zen: Boosting Attendees’ Mental Well-Being

Associations Now

Knowing that waiting in airports and flying are not always the most pleasant experiences, airports such as San Francisco, Dallas-Fort Worth, and Chicago O’Hare offer complimentary yoga rooms in their terminals so flyers can relax, meditate, and recharge before or in-between flights.

And the survey says…we’re scared

Aaron Wolowiec

It’s not just having people at the registration desk but having a bit of heightened security on site,” said Bob Walker of the MPI Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter. “It’s It was a Friday night and it had been a long week.

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Groups Denounce Texas Bill as Discriminatory Ahead of Special Session

Associations Now

According to Texas Welcomes All, the state has already lost $66 million in revenue due to cancellation of events that were to have been held in Austin, Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, and Arlington.

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Humane Association: Why Aren’t Military Dogs Reunited With Their Owners?

Associations Now

A recent investigative report by the CBS affiliate in Dallas-Fort Worth found that veterans were often unable to get their dogs back from the military.

Beer Institute’s Campaign Shows the Faces of the Industry

Associations Now

The companies they work for range from M&M Farms in Berthoud, Colorado, to MillerCoors in Fort Worth, Texas. The Beer Institute’s “Faces of Beer” website draws attention to the people behind the beer industry.

Houston, Dallas Convention Centers Become Storm Shelters

Associations Now

In comments to NBC’s Dallas-Fort Worth affiliate , Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins noted that the demand for shelter far outpaces the supply.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.21.16

Reid All About it

Central (networking at 8:30 a.m.) – Dallas Fort Worth Association Executives Association Day. Spring is the perfect time to nurture your professional growth. You can start doing that by setting aside one hour a week for you.

TSAE Rallies to Hold First Meeting in Houston After Hurricane Harvey

Association Adviser

There was a great energy throughout the event,” said Bob Jameson, president and CEO of the Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau. For TSAE, holding its annual conference in Houston after Harvey was a way to show support and solidarity with their members and friends in the area. Photo courtesy of Kayla Prasek Photography.

Lunchtime Links: Engage Your Members in Different Ways

Associations Now

In March 2012, a bag stuffed with six Molotov cocktails was left outside Davis’ office in [Fort ] Worth. Why you shouldn’t treat all your members the same. Turn the knobs and tune the message for just the right audience. Also: leadership lessons from Texas Sen.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.14.19

Reid All About it

Host: Dallas-Fort Worth Association Executives (DFWAE). Whether you are considering if the CMP program is worth it or looking for last minute exam preparation tips, this webinar will cover the process of obtaining your CMP from beginning to end.

Leading People Through Change: An Essential for Success

Association Adviser

It is a part of the Texas Society of Association Executives’ CEO Strategies series sponsored by the Fort Worth CVB. Jennifer Blenkle, Frameworks.

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Liberian Community Groups Step Up Amid Ebola Crisis

Associations Now

“My spirit has been broken,” Stanley Gaye, president of the Liberian Community Association of Dallas-Fort Worth (LCA-DFW), told The Guardian.

Big Hair, Big Bling, Big Money, Big Boots: Things To Know Before You Go To ASAE 12 In Dallas

Velvet Chainsaw

Twice daily you can see a cattle drive in our neighboring city of Fort Worth. Everything is bigger in Texas. Yes, in Texas size matters. At least, that’s what most Texans want you to believe!