Members Hire Industry Advocacy and Promotion

Potomac Core

What they are looking for are opportunities to address their company’s challenges and help position their Industry for growth. As Associations ponder their future strategies, the message is clear: Members hire industry advocacy and promotion.

Funding Industry Innovation

Potomac Core

Associations who are Funding Industry Innovation can position themselves as essential partners in helping members achieve business outcomes. Once an organization reaches this point they move to what’s becoming a new trend where Associations are funding Industry Innovation.

Industry Hiring Managers: Reach & Recruit Only the Best Candidates

YourMembership Blog

Niche job boards, recruitment advertising and sponsorship solutions make it easier than ever for associations to bring value to their industry and members. YM enables them to collaborate and become the recognized industry leader to match talent with jobs.

Association Industry Response to the Election

Spark Consulting

While we, as an industry, do need to remain engaged in the political process regardless of who is leading it, these actions are intended to ensure we remain true to our core principles at the same time. Many of you will agree with us, but, because of your position in our industry or because of the industry your association represents, will not feel that it’s appropriate for you to sign on to the letter – and that’s OK too.

Scavenger Hunts and Industry Knowledge

Eric Lanke

image source It''s been a busy few weeks at my association. Our Annual Conference just passed, we''re now revving up for our big triennial trade show. In fact, when this post goes live, I''ll be in the thick of things at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Further Election 2016 Association Industry Responses

Spark Consulting

ASAE has posted further clarification of their position on the incoming administration. While I am heartened to see ASAE specifically mention “…work[ing] with the new administration in a manner consistent with our commitment to diversity and inclusion…,” I believe it to be, overall, an inadequate response. I should note that ASAE’s response was published before the Letter to John Graham and Scott Wiley came out on Monday, November 21.

Sushi With Beef? Meat Industry Makes the Case for “Beefshi”

Associations Now

But with sushi becoming a popular grocery store deli standby, the meat industry is hoping to get in on its growing popularity. But the concept nonetheless highlights a willingness to experiment by the beef industry—and possibly convince the food service industry to follow its lead.

Universities could help the failing marketing industry

Aaron Wolowiec

This week, the Association of National Advertisers announced a new initiative called the Talent Forward Alliance to identify talented professionals and support them in their careers – via professional development and continuing education

Airline Industry Makes Room for Nonbinary IDs

Associations Now

With a number of states allowing individuals to register their gender under a nonbinary status, the airline industry is likewise adjusting its flight-booking terminology beyond “male” and “female.”. The post Airline Industry Makes Room for Nonbinary IDs appeared first on Associations Now

Industry Buzz: 3 Key Takeaways from #MCLIVE18

MembersClicks

there were a number of breakout sessions covering a variety of industry-related topics: how to work with a difficult board (yeah, we’ve all been there), how to improve the member experience, how to more effectively manage your organization’s data - all that good stuff.

Daily Buzz: Bridge Your Industry’s Soft Skills Gap

Associations Now

Develop a training curriculum to help members drive the industry forward. This presents a special opportunity for your association to step up and bridge the soft skills gap in its respective industry.

Seeking Volunteers For an Association Industry Campaign

Association Success

I work in the association industry.”. This is the fifth time you’ve been asked to explain the association industry, and it’s just not worth going over again. When you think about it, why is that the association industry isn’t understood as such?

Become an Advocate (Not Just a Leader) in Your Industry

SocialFish

To keep up with your ever-changing industry, you have to move beyond the traditional “business leader” position and adopt the role of “industry advocate.”. You’ll earn the respect and appreciation of others in your industry. What Is an Industry Advocate?

Scavenger Hunts and Industry Knowledge, Part 2

Eric Lanke

If we are going to do the job we''ve been asked to do--representing this industry and helping it grow--the more we know about how it interfaces with one of its primary customer markets the better. + + + This post was written by Eric Lanke, an association executive, blogger and author.

Study: Robotics Presents Opportunity to Security Industry

Associations Now

Like other industries, research from the Security Industry Association shows that automation can help enhance the skills of human workers. Automation is one of the biggest trends associations are facing , and the security industry is no exception.

International Women’s Day: How the Meetings Industry Is Doing Its Part

Associations Now

The global meetings industry is predominantly female. In honor of Friday’s celebration of the impact women make worldwide, here’s a look at how the meetings industry is doing its part. Celebrating Industry Leaders.

2015 Customers, Social Media And The Hospitality Industry [Infographic]

Velvet Chainsaw

As the debate continues, take a look at how social media customer service may evolve over the next year within the hospitality industry. Social Media hospitality industry social media and customer service Does customer service belong on social media or not?

#VoiceYourLove: ALS Association Draws Tech-Industry Backing to Latest Campaign

Associations Now

We are very grateful to TRON and BitTorrent for leveraging their resources and vast network in the blockchain industry to support our work to find a cure for ALS.”. The post #VoiceYourLove: ALS Association Draws Tech-Industry Backing to Latest Campaign appeared first on Associations Now

Aerospace Industry Responds to Pentagon Needs With New Cybersecurity Standards

Associations Now

With the Defense Department putting a tighter focus on cybersecurity when dealing with contractors, the Aerospace Industries Association has responded with new voluntary industry standards that aim to complement the Pentagon’s work.

Delivering Your Valuable Industry Content to Members: 5 Tips

MembersClicks

An inherent benefit to joining any association is the amount of industry knowledge that comes along with membership. This knowledge comes in a few different forms: A network of peers (aka, other members), connections made throughout the industry, and the resources that YOU provide!

Report: Global Events Industry Gives World a Trillion-Dollar Boost

Associations Now

In a wide-ranging new report, the Events Industry Council says business events around the world help drive a total GDP impact of $1.5 When it comes to the economic impact of the global meetings industry, one word stands out: trillion. The events industry also directly led to 10.3

The State of the Community Industry: A Return to Community-Driven Business

Higher Logic

He attributes shifts like organizing for the gaming industry, joining Twitter and following thought leaders like Seth Godin and Lisa Gansky to his community success. David Spinks is the founder of CMX, the hub for the community industry.

Bridging the Education to Employment Gap Will Take An Industry-Wide Movement

Spark Consulting

The post Bridging the Education to Employment Gap Will Take An Industry-Wide Movement appeared first on Spark Consulting.

Using Voice-Activated Technology to Deliver Industry News

Associations Now

The post Using Voice-Activated Technology to Deliver Industry News appeared first on Associations Now To tap into voice technology and engage its readers on their smart speakers, the American Chemical Society has designed a daily news briefing specifically for Amazon Echo devices.

Demystifying the China Healthcare Industry

GlowGlobally

Industry Growth Statistics. Healthcare Industry Stakeholder Map -Government, Hospitals, Industry Partners, etc. As we wrap up 2014, we complete our “subscriber-requested” three part China series with an indepth overview of the China healthcare market.

Wanted: Industry Advisory Group Members

Wild Apricot Blog

We’re looking for participants for a grassroots industry advisory group. If you''ve been involved in a small association, club or non-profit and want to be an advocate for your industry – check out this post for details! Advisory-Group-membership

Is Your Event’s Success Tied to Your Industry’s Performance?

SocialFish

———— If you run a trade association event or series of events, there’s a good chance that a portion of your event success is dependent on the success of your industry. Is my industry viewed as high-risk or “safe” for investors?

Is Your Event’s Success Tied to Your Industry’s Performance?

SocialFish

If you run a trade association event or series of events, there’s a good chance that a portion of your event success is dependent on the success of your industry. Innovation often enters an industry in the form of new companies; spin offs, and emerging technologies.

[Industry News] Avectra acquired by Abila (aka Sage)

SocialFish

Industry Insider You’ve probably heard, so here’s the official news release. Abila, formerly Sage Nonprofit Solutions, a provider of software solutions dedicated to serving dynamic nonprofit organizations and government agencies, has acquired McLean, Va.-based

Joint Surveys and the Importance of Knowing Your Industry

Association Adviser

More about the importance of knowing your association members and your industry in depth. The post Joint Surveys and the Importance of Knowing Your Industry appeared first on Association Adviser -.

2017 Association Industry Research Results

GrowthZone

The post 2017 Association Industry Research Results appeared first on GrowthZone. GrowthZone surveyed over 1,000 association professionals across the U.S. and Canada. We found out everything from their Top 5 recruitment methods to their most utilized member benefits.

Hotel Industry Puts United Front Around Security

Associations Now

Roughly a year after a major shooting at a Las Vegas hotel and with the #MeToo movement serving as a backdrop throughout that year, a major hotel industry group is putting security out front. The post Hotel Industry Puts United Front Around Security appeared first on Associations Now

Is Your Association a Skunk Works for Your Industry?

Eric Lanke

Are there any of those associations out there who position themselves as the skunk works of innovation for the industry or profession it represents? But those that do will bring tremendous rewards to the industry and its association.

How the Construction Industry Connected With Voters on the Move

Associations Now

That’s a question Associated Builders and Contractors, which represents the construction industry, strived to answer in advance of last month’s midterm elections. The post How the Construction Industry Connected With Voters on the Move appeared first on Associations Now

5 Meetings Industry Trends Defining 2017

Associations Now

Meanwhile, meeting planners are also grappling with a host of new trends—because, of course, every industry evolves. Indeed, BEC will provide every detail necessary to plan a program, including site and fam trip support, RFP facilitation, customs and tax queries—plus industry contacts.

Getting the Most from Industry Contributors

Association Adviser

This is not only a great way to get relevant, on-topic content from industry thought leaders, but could also be a great way to simultaneously promote the conference and session in one or more of your publications leading up to the event.

Meetings Industry Moves Forward With Safety Initiative

Associations Now

During the 2016 edition of IMEX America, stakeholders announced steps to further safety endeavors within the meetings industry through the launch of a new council. The council extends the events industry’s ongoing collaboration with the Department of Homeland Security.

Cracking the Culture Code: Industry Perspective and Staff Teams

Jamie Notter

How professional education in the industry or profession your association represents can help association staff develop a greater understanding and appreciation for the world of your members. Bringing people with industry experience into our office and into our planning processes.

Team 198

Is your association stuck in the industrial age?

SCD Group

Part of the problem is that associations are stuck in an “ Industrial Age of thinking ,” where they are more concerned with selling the products and programs they produce than they are with meeting member needs.

Associations Should Associate with Industry Celebrities

Smooth The Path

Each industry has well-known and well-respected experts. Here are some ideas for getting your industry’s celebrities out in front. Or catch industry celebrities at the conference and ask to shoot a 30-second video testimonial. There may be industry celebrities on the board.