Advantage Engineers to Sponsor Bisnow Baltimore-Washington Industrial & Logistics Forecast

NonProfit University Blog

Advantage Engineers is a leading provider of geotechnical and environmental engineering services and is proud to announce they are a sponsor of the Bisnow Baltimore-Washington Industrial & Logistics Forecast taking place July 24, 2018 in Baltimore, Maryland. MECHANICSBURG, Pa./

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.

PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island | National trucking industry group sues over new tolls

NonProfit University Blog

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A national trucking industry group is fighting Rhode Island over new tolls, arguing that large commercial tractors are being unfairly targeted. Continue reading PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island | National trucking industry group sues over new tolls at STL.News.

Construction Chemicals Industry 2015-2022: Global Strategic Business Report 2018

NonProfit University Blog

Continue reading Construction Chemicals Industry 2015-2022: Global Strategic Business Report 2018 at STL.News. STL Real Estate News business report chemicals Construction Global Market growth industry market trends real estate TodayNews

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.

SAN ANTONIO | Detaining immigrant kids is now a billion-dollar industry

NonProfit University Blog

SAN ANTONIO — Detaining immigrant children has morphed into a surging industry in the U.S. Continue reading SAN ANTONIO | Detaining immigrant kids is now a billion-dollar industry at STL.News.

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?

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

Spark Consulting

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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.

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.

NEW YORK | US stocks skid as industrials, automakers, tech trade lower

NonProfit University Blog

NEW YORK (AP) — Car makers and technology and industrial companies fell Thursday as investors focused on the U.S.-China The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped for the eighth day in a row. General Dow Jones Industrial investors focused New York tech trade lower TodayNews U.S.-China

Genworth Mortgage Insurance Industry Survey: Rising interest rates and alternative mortgage products seen as biggest 2018 market challenges

NonProfit University Blog

NYSE: GNW), today released the results of its survey of 105 mortgage industry professionals conducted at this year’s Mortgage Bankers Association’s National Secondary Market Conference & Expo in New York City. RICHMOND, Va./

LONDON | UK car industry investment down by half due to Brexit

NonProfit University Blog

Continue reading LONDON | UK car industry investment down by half due to Brexit at STL.News. General brexit car industry investment down London TodayNews ukLONDON — Britain’s leading car manufacturing trade association says investment in U.K.

GAINESVILLE, Ga. | Gun industry sees banks as new threat to 2nd Amendment

NonProfit University Blog

Gun industry sees banks as new threat to 2nd Amendment at STL.News. General banking industry Dick's Sporting Goods imposed Ga Gainesville Gary Ramey's fledgling gun National Shooting Sports Foundation TodayNewsGAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP)

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.

Anticipating Trends Across Industries: A Case Study

Association Success

The way we plan for the future can make or break an association and its industry. Many years of working in the association space, and two very different industries within it, have taught me a thing or two about using foresight to an association’s advantage. At that point in time in the early 2000s, the golf industry was flying high. Unfortunately, golf didn’t come together as an industry to plan for these changes as well as we hoped.

Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes: From Industrial Revolution Work Models To Knowledge Economy Models

Velvet Chainsaw

Today, the only true sustainable competitive advantage your organization has is to transition from doing and planning work framed by industrial revolution mindsets to thinking, collaborating and co-creating for a knowledge economy state Gill and Grebow.

NEW YORK | US stocks dip as industrials and retailers take losses

NonProfit University Blog

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are slipping Tuesday as industrial companies, retailers and smaller and more U.S.-focused Banks are rising as Congress prepares to loosen some of the rules that have governed the industry since the 2008 financial crisis.

WASHINGTON | The Latest: German industry says car tariffs a ‘nasty blow’

NonProfit University Blog

The head of the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry says the U.S. Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: German industry says car tariffs a ‘nasty blow’ at STL.News. Business car tariffs Eric Schweitzer German industry nasty blow TodayNews Washington

BANGKOK | Bangkok hosts Indian film industry’s biggest annual event

NonProfit University Blog

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s capital has hosted the Indian film industry’s biggest annual event, with awards given to top Bollywood actors and movies, and dazzling performances by Indian artists.

JUNEAU, Alaska  | Women cite ‘grass ceiling’ in male-dominated weed industry

NonProfit University Blog

This is going to shift in my lifetime, and I want to be part of that,” said the San Francisco-based Schumacher, who in 2014 co-founded THC Staffing Group, a recruitment firm that encourages a more diverse cannabis industry workforce.

Crowdfunding Industry Group Launches Expert Community

Associations Now

CfPA is promoting the community as a member benefit, with the goal of connecting crowdfunding professionals with entrepreneurs, investors, and others interested in the industry. The post Crowdfunding Industry Group Launches Expert Community appeared first on Associations Now

Commercial Real Estate Industry Leaders See Continued Balanced Market Fundamentals for Q2

NonProfit University Blog

Continue reading Commercial Real Estate Industry Leaders See Continued Balanced Market Fundamentals for Q2 at STL.News.

Industry Initiative Touts The Benefits of Tile

Associations Now

The Tile Council of North America teamed up with other industry groups to answer that question—and to extol tile’s benefits. The post Industry Initiative Touts The Benefits of Tile appeared first on Associations Now Why tile?

Associations Share Industry Predictions for 2017

Associations Now

As a new year begins, associations reveal their predictions of what’s to come in their respective industries in 2017. According to Cruise Lines International Association’s 2017 State of the Cruise Industry Outlook [PDF], the number of worldwide cruise passengers is projected to rise from 24.2

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.

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.

Yardi Matrix Report Details Industrial Sector’s Strength

NonProfit University Blog

A new market analysis compiled by Yardi® Matrix reports that the industrial sector of the U.S. Continue reading Yardi Matrix Report Details Industrial Sector’s Strength at STL.News.

Marine Groups Launch Industry-Wide Career Center

Associations Now

A group of marine industry organizations created a career center to reduce the labor shortage by connecting hiring dealers and job seekers. Industry professionals can access the center through any of the partner organizations’ websites.

How Industry Trends Shape Member Expectations

Association Success

Trends weave their way into the fabric of an industry in many different ways, and through many different channels. We as Association executives have the opportunity to help drive this conversation and should drive the conversation, but we need to make sure that it’s the right conversation for our association and the industry as a whole. As the world at large opens itself up to more possibilities, our industry needs to be able to match them in kind.

WASHINGTON | NIH to end industry-funded study of alcohol’s benefits

NonProfit University Blog

The National Institutes of Health used money from the alcohol industry to help pay for the $100 million study, which is legal under certain rules. The problem: An NIH investigation concluded that some employees had close contact with industry officials that appeared to cross those lines. Continue reading WASHINGTON | NIH to end industry-funded study of alcohol’s benefits at STL.News. Business industry officials investigation concluded National Institutes The U.S.

Plastics Group Simplifies Name to Reflect Industry Evolution

Associations Now

SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association has changed its name to the Plastics Industry Association—PLASTICS, for short—to better represent its members and build stronger connections within the industry. As the plastics industry grows and evolves, the audience expands.

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Saudi Minister of Energy, Industry, and Mineral Resources Khalid al-Falih

NonProfit University Blog

Secretary Pompeo met today at the Department of State with Saudi Minister of Energy, Industry, and Mineral Resources Khalid al-Falih. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Saudi Minister of Energy, Industry, and Mineral Resources Khalid al-Falih at STL.News.

Trucking Industry Mixed on Speed-Limiter Rules

Associations Now

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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.

WASHINGTON | Ex-chemical industry lawyer to lead Superfund task force

NonProfit University Blog

Continue reading WASHINGTON | Ex-chemical industry lawyer to lead Superfund task force at STL.News.

Plastics Industry Project Aims to Boost Automotive Recycling

Associations Now

A demonstration project from SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association will test how well recyclers recover plastic car parts to promote better recycling processes, greater plastic resale and reuse, and more sustainable auto design.

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.