Seeking Some Meetings Innovation? Ask Attendees.

Associations Now

How associations can take cues from what one hotel brand recently did to encourage new ideas and innovations from guests and apply them to their meetings. The first is an Innovation Lab at its Bethesda, Maryland, headquarters. Hold a Meetings Innovation Contest.

FACT: Using social media will help you attract Millennials.


I was invited to speak about social media to the Business and Professional Women's Foundation 's National Employer Summit last week, at which they brought together "leading employers and innovative workplace strategists to discuss and learn about pioneering practices". We were sitting with a few other people, including the only Millennial in the room - a student from the University of Maryland.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.21.16

Reid All About it

Mon 10/24 – Design Thinking for Innovation (Coursera). Location: Maryland Psychological Association, Columbia, MD. If you’re looking for a way to contribute to the association community, I’ve got one for you.

Leadership and the Future of Volunteering

Associations Now

As Boomers slowly edge toward retirement, they’re being replaced by Gen Xers who are impatient with all your rules , man, and Millennials who expect to do meaningful work quickly. The Leader’s Role in Volunteering Innovation.