For Manufacturers, For-Profit: Jason Moss of the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance Supports Members through Networking and Education

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Jason Moss, founder and CEO of the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance can, and he might take you out to dinner if you can, too. Jason Moss, Georgia Manufacturing Alliance. Get out a pen and a piece of paper, and let’s make a list of products you know are created here in Georgia.”

Extreme trends or the new normal?

Aaron Wolowiec

In a 24/7 plugged-in society, businesses need to embrace change and welcome technology. 3-6 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, ASAE will engage and connect members – even if they can’t attend physically. An online engagement center at the 2012 ASAE Annual Meeting.

What Associations Need to Know About Technology

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You don’t have to be the first to market or the earliest adopter of new technology. Technology cuts both ways. Regular Association Adviser readers may have noticed a plethora of instapolls about technology recently. Features search SEM technology video By Hank Berkowitz.

Ways Your Association Can Promote Videos to Members

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Marketing & Communications Membership Revenue Technology Aaron Weisberg ACPA American Society for Quality ASQ College Student Educators International email Georgia Society of Association Executives GSAE MHEDA Michael J. Last month, we explored the power of adding video to your current communication strategies and how MHEDA, WRLA and other associations are using video to increase member engagement and retention and. For more about this topic, click on the headline.

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What’s trending?

Aaron Wolowiec

The most dramatic impact on the landscape has been brought about by the convergence of sweeping changes in technology (particularly mobile and social media), demographic shifts, content and knowledge dissemination and management – patterns that affect volunteering and the ability of organizations to meaningfully engage their members,” said Susan Robertson , executive vice president of American Society for Association Executives (ASAE). 6 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.

Members Were My Mentors: Building Consensus Among the Folks Who Build

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After more than three decades at the helm of various AGC chapters, Michael Dunham, CEO of the Associated General Contractors of Georgia, Inc. Michael Dunham, AGC Georgia. Association Adviser: Mike, tell us a little about AGC Georgia.

Need More Non-Dues Revenue?

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Tino Martella, Technology Association of Georgia. Rather than being all things to all tech people, TAG tries to build sponsorships around specific educational events that focus on industry hot-topics such as automotive technology, cloud computing and defending cyber-attacks.

Time to breathe…and think long-term

Aaron Wolowiec

Industry professionals plan to use mobile apps more strategically this year, including location-based technology for session check-ins and networking. Meeting professionals are some of the busiest people I know.

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Conference Circuit: Highway Safety

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Hundreds of highway safety leaders from across the country are headed to Georgia to discuss how states can work with the federal government, industry partners, and others to advance traffic safety. Then, Georgia Gov. Also on the agenda: New technology.

New University Collaboration Aims to Support Civic-Minded Tech

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The 21-member-strong Public Interest Technology University Network, backed by a trio of large nonprofits and a number of major schools, aims to bring together the worlds of public policy and tech. The time to harness technologies’ potential to do good is now.

Taking the Mobile Event App Leap

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In keeping with these technologically-savvy times, one of our clients recently decided to test the effectiveness and adoption rate of a mobile event app at its largest annual conference. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a bachelors in Agriculture Communications.

Conference Circuit: Fruits and Veggies

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The Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference will take place in Savannah, Georgia, during the first week of January. Associations: Georgia Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association and the South Carolina Peach Council. Location: Savannah, Georgia.

Best of the Web: May 2013

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Georgia Society of Association Executives Annual Meeting. Best of the Web Technology Best of the Web. 5 Attributes of the World’s Greatest Business Leaders. Mike Michalowicz. Open Forum.

Reflections on the ASAE App

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Map of the Expo floor/Georgia World Congress Center: For those visual learners and cartography enthusiasts who enjoy knowing where they are in relation to landmarks, major elevation changes, and the nearest restaurant – this feature was invaluable. What event tool is indispensable for you?

From the Corner Office: Rob Sumner, CAE, Esq.

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An association lawyer for nearly 20 years, Sumner has more than 24 years of experience in association management and has been an active member of the Georgia Society of Association Executives (GSAE) since 1981. Rob Sumner, CAE, Esq.

Renewables Groups Collaborate in Launching National Clean Energy Week

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Most events will be held in DC that week, but related events over the next two months will be in Sea Island, Georgia; Baltimore; Minneapolis; Las Vegas; and Des Moines, Iowa.

What Smart Associations Do Differently

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Also look at learning preferences, technology adoption and topic interests. Technology is not synonymous for innovation; some associations are having breakthroughs by going back to old tech. In response to this challenge, some associations have made impressive gains in their adoption of technology, particularly in the areas of mobile, social media, video, online learning, connectivity and more. Also keep in mind that you can innovate by using old technology, too.

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Better Emergency Alerts: How Associations Are Helping Bolster Warning Standards

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The Bachelorette , while heavy storms in Georgia in April led Atlanta’s CBS station to preempt the final round of the Masters during an impressive run by Tiger Woods. As a recent spate of storms highlighted, emergency alerts are effective—but often overly broad.

How Your Association Can Succeed in Social Media

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For instance, when the Technology Association of Georgia wanted to spark conversation about the state’s tech-rich community, Twitter provided the ideal platform for a tech talk tournament. Done well, using social media makes all your other objectives easier.

Did You Know? Associations Plan to Innovate Membership (Again) in 2018

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Slightly less than one-third (29 percent) said they would focus on marketing and communication changes while 14 percent plan to focus most of their association’s changes on the technology it deploys. Every year, the Georgia Health Care Association puts on the annual Ms.

Turn Your Multitasking Struggle Into a Single-Tasking Juggle

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Jacob Wilder, CAE, BOMA Georgia. Let’s face it, while technology has made us better at our jobs, it has also made us more prone to distraction. Jacob Wilder, CAE, is the director of communications and technology with BOMA Georgia.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.28.17

Reid All About it

I can imagine all kinds of ways associations can use this technology to enhance educational programs and member service. Learn how to apply the law to emerging technologies and the changing hospitality landscape. Presenter: Tyra Hilliard, attorney, professor, College of Coastal Georgia.

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Did You Know? Associations Plan to Innovate Membership (Again) in 2018

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Slightly less than one-third (29 percent) said they would focus on marketing and communication changes while 14 percent plan to focus most of their association’s changes on the technology it deploys. Every year, the Georgia Health Care Association puts on the annual Ms.

Are Association CEOs More Important Today Than Ever?

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And, as fair or unfair as that may seem, a new study by researchers at the University of Georgia and Penn State University suggests that corporate-world executives have a bigger impact on their organizations’ bottom lines today than ever before.

National Park Foundation Campaign Targets Younger Generation of Park Goers

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When the National Park System was created in 1916, no one would have imagined that technology could someday enable schoolchildren in New York to explore parks thousands of miles away with the touch of a button,” Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell said in a statement.

Science Group Wants to Prevent the Rise of the Machines

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No, this isn’t a movie: The Future of Life Institute, which is backed by some prominent scientific and technology figures, has released an open letter encouraging world governments to avoid building weaponry that relies on artificial intelligence.

Religious Meetings for Millennials

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Engagement Through Technology. For the past 13 years, Christian recording artist, Eddie James has lead Dream Life , a CSR-initiative based in Loganville, Georgia. When it comes to engaging Millennials, churches face the same challenges as associations and other organizations.

Wednesday Buzz: Where the Nonprofit Jobs Are

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Look no further than Cumming, Georgia—a town on the outskirts of Atlanta. Firefox maker Mozilla says it plans to de-emphasize Adobe’s legacy technology in upcoming versions of the web browser.

How to Produce Association Rock Stars for 100 Years and Beyond

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Wendy Kavanagh, Georgia Society of Association Executives. The Georgia Society of Association Executives is celebrating its 100 th anniversary this year. Wendy Kavanagh has served as president of the Georgia Society of Association Executives since 2005.

Automobile Alliance Decals Remind Parents of Hot-Car Dangers

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“The Technology Isn’t There Yet" According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, no technology currently on the market can prevent incidents involving children stuck in unattended vehicles.

Moose to MOOCs and 3 other articles for association executives

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Coursera, a Silicon Valley-based company, is announcing today that it will partner with university systems in Colorado, Georgia, New York, Tennessee and Texas to develop and evaluate the potential of technology that is fueling dramatic changes in how higher education is designed and delivered.

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Best of the Web: February 2013

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This technology may not be far off. One of the most difficult decisions in talking about the history of any aspect of computing, or even of technology as a whole, is to decide when it started. Georgia Society of Association Executives Annual Conference.

Parent Brag Sheets for College? SMH

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Georgia Institute of Technology is about to offer an online Master''s degree program, for a “fraction of the on-campus cost;” it’s only a matter of time until universities begin to offer the same for undergrad programs.

Wise Words from the Corner Office

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We address current trends and technology and talk about what our association is doing for members. Wendy Kavanagh, Georgia Society of Association Executives.

How Smart Associations Grow Membership

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You don’t need a big budget and sophisticated technology to have a deep understanding of your members and the ability to provide highly personalized service. There is an emotional connection to Athens [Georgia] for a lot of our young agents who went to school there.”

Press Photographers Group Ups the Ante on Advocacy

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The proliferation of mobile technology means that everyone with a smartphone in their pocket—roughly 61 percent of U.S.

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Out of Bloom: Lessons from a Nonprofit’s Demise

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Part of the problem may be that the technology was ready before the public was. ” Building first is a bad idea: In his statement on the demise of inBloom , the company’s CEO, Iwan Streichenberger, noted that the database technology was in place before it had public support.

Why CEOs Shouldn’t (Always) Embrace Their Staff Cultures

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Chad Hartnell, an assistant professor at Georgia State University and one of the study’s authors, suggests that execs would do well to zig a little when their staff is zagging. A new study suggests that CEOs whose cultural values match those of their staffs’ can struggle.

Wise Words from the Corner Office

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We address current trends and technology and talk about what our association is doing for members. Wendy Kavanagh, Georgia Society of Association Executives. Wendy Kavanagh, CAE, executive director of the Georgia Society of Association Executives: Our desired future accomplishments revolve around supporting emerging and less experienced professionals.

Association Leaders Weigh in About Member Challenges, Millennials, Talent Development and Pivoting for the Future

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Mike Dunham, AGC Georgia. Michael Dunham , CEO of the Associated General Contractors of Georgia, Inc. Like I said, Georgia was one of the first AGC chapters to have a Young Leaders Program when we introduced it more than 16 years ago. I attribute the success of that program to a wise, longstanding member who saw two things we needed to get out in front of: (a) young leaders and (b) technology. But, technology actually enables communication.