Design Group Pushes Back on North Carolina’s HB2

Associations Now

In the days leading up to a large-scale North Carolina furniture tradeshow, the American Society of Interior Designers is pressuring the state to repeal a new law that prevents local municipalities from expanding discrimination protections for LGBT people.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.14.16

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Our home, property and lives were spared from the storm, unlike so many in North Carolina. The training industry is a huge enterprise representing approximately $160 billion in North America and over $355 billion globally.

Ask Different Questions

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I’m finishing a presentation on blogging for the Association Executives of North Carolina Technology 20.11 Tagged: Association , Innovation , Leadership. Associations & Nonprofits Association Innovation Leadership“What keeps you up at night?”

Funding Initiative to Support Black-Owned Businesses Hits the Local Level

Associations Now

cities: Atlanta, Detroit, Minneapolis, New York City, and Raleigh, North Carolina. The Tapestry Project is one of several initiatives that AEO’s Innovation Hub is working on to support underserved microbusinesses.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.6.16

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Learn how to apply event design thinking using the #EventCanvas, a practical visual language and innovation process to describe, challenge, and design high-stakes events. – Association Management 101 (North Carolina).

Coaches vs. Cancer: Groups’ Fundraising Strategy Eyes New Recruits

Associations Now

In one legendary example, the late Jim Valvano, who coached the North Carolina State University basketball team to an NCAA championship in 1983 and later died from cancer, said, “Don’t give up.

Amazon’s HQ2: 3 Ripple Effects for Associations

Associations Now

Already, some cities within a day’s drive of Northern Virginia, such as Raleigh, North Carolina , and Baltimore , are seeing ways to turn the HQ2 decision into a net positive. Meanwhile, Fairfax, Virginia-based George Mason University will launch a new institute for digital innovation.

Conference Circuit: Storage Space

Associations Now

The Energy Storage Association’s 26th Annual Conference and Expo begins in Charlotte, North Carolina, next week. Location: Charlotte, North Carolina. Rundown Attendees: 2,000. Speaker and keynotes: 100 plus. Expo hall time: 20 hours.

Why business model thinking matters to associations

Principled Innovation

This post appears as an article in the May/June 2012 issue of Success by Association , the magazine of Association Executives of North Carolina. Finding the next trajectory of association success begins with the challenging yet necessary work of business model innovation. This article examines why staff and voluntary leaders alike must build their capacity for business model thinking by outlining the critical roles these leaders play in the work of business model innovation.

Facing Increased Anti-Muslim Sentiment, CAIR Stays Focused on Its Message

Associations Now

The recent murders of three North Carolina students only underscored the need for action, CAIR says. The alert came during the early morning hours of February 11: Three Muslim students were gunned down , allegedly by a neighbor, near the campus of the University of North Carolina.

Thursday Buzz: Event Planning for a Million People

Associations Now

Ten years ago, the North Carolina Chamber was in such bad shape that it was borrowing money to meet its monthly payroll. Take a look at the tremendous effort it takes to produce a world-famous event. Also: A state chamber goes from money troubles to tripling its revenue.

ASAE Joins Business, Hospitality Groups to Oppose Texas ‘Bathroom Bill’

Associations Now

Like North Carolina’s HB2 , the bill would require people to use restrooms or changing areas in government buildings, public schools, and public universities that correspond to their “biological sex.”

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.18.16

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But since my family is spending next week at Ocean Isle Beach in North Carolina, I will savor my time with them on the beach. Hollywood Producer Shares His Secrets for Innovative & Impeccable AV at Events. 625 North Washington St, Suite 450, Alexandria, VA, US.

Study: Certifications Lead To Higher Salaries and Greater Job Fulfillment

Associations Now

An idea supported by research from the ASAE Foundation and North Carolina State University’s Institute for Nonprofits, which found that the benefits of a credential can include increased prestige and a competitive advantage for credential holders, depending on the industry.

Valentine’s Day: 14 Reasons to Love Associations

Associations Now

Associations such as the American Chemical Society come up with innovative ideas like putting their strategic plans on trifold cards that fit easily into members’ pockets. It’s almost Valentine’s Day, so what better way to celebrate than by exploring why people should love associations.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.26.17

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And this one from the authors: “A simple Google search returns more than 12 million results that demonstrate that increased D+I leads to increased innovation, better decision-making, faster and more creative problem-solving, better outcomes, and an improved bottom line. Host: TTC Innovations.

Why the National Association of Broadcasters Is Investing in Startups

Associations Now

The country’s main radio and television broadcasting association is taking giant steps to support innovation in the sector—both by highlighting startups at its events and investing in them. NAB has been exploring broadcasting startups, and now it plans to expand its innovator initiative.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.1.17

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At the recent Association Component Exchanges (CEX) hosted by Billhighway and Mariner Management, Jennifer Rowell from the North Carolina Association of CPAs (yay, NC!) Tue 12/5 at 1 p.m.* – Fostering a Culture of Innovation at Your Association.

Conference Circuit: Reinventing Meals on Wheels

Associations Now

With changing demographics at play, expect attendees at the Meals on Wheels Annual Conference and Expo—August 26-28 in Scottsdale, Arizona—to place a high priority on innovation. “Collaboration, innovation, and adaptation will strengthen us for the path ahead.”

The Social Network Your Social Network Should Be Like

Associations Now

In the past two weeks alone, police departments in Milwaukee and Raleigh, North Carolina , have scored agreements with Nextdoor to use the service in tracking local crime concerns.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.9.18

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Derek Ham, a North Carolina State University professor, asked: “What was it like to be there? From innovative ways to present information and use food and beverage to flexible room settings, find out what top planners are doing to make sure everyone is comfortable.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.24.17

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Innovation today is moving at light speed and to deliver a world-class member experience your association needs to be able to leverage a strong platform to take you there. Steve Jobs would have celebrated his 62nd birthday today.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.24.17

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Innovation today is moving at light speed and to deliver a world-class member experience your association needs to be able to leverage a strong platform to take you there. Steve Jobs would have celebrated his 62nd birthday today.

Keep Ahead of Higher Ed, the Professional Development Competition for Associations

WBT Systems

If higher education is going to thrive in the century ahead, it’s time to think of college not as a life stage or a credential, but as a lifelong community for lifelong learners,” said two University of North Carolina (UNC) administrators in The Chronicle of Higher Education. Associations have always been the first place members turn when thinking about professional development.

Wise Words from the Corner Office

Association Adviser

Highlighting these case studies is also a good way to tell the world about the innovative, community-focused work our members do. Andy Curliss, North Carolina Pork Council. Andy Curliss, Chief Executive Officer of the North Carolina Pork Council: Have a service mindset.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.12.17

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And if you live in North Carolina, free the Mimosa (and the Bloody Mary too). Presenter: Whitney Johnson, expert on disruptive innovation and personal disruption. Host: Community IT Innovators.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.6.17

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Yup, we’re expecting our first snow of the season tonight here in North Carolina. How Design Thinking Helps You Increase Impact and Innovation. Learn how innovative nonprofits (American Red Cross, GRID Alternative, buildOn, etc.)

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.6.17

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Yup, we’re expecting our first snow of the season tonight here in North Carolina. How Design Thinking Helps You Increase Impact and Innovation. Learn how innovative nonprofits (American Red Cross, GRID Alternative, buildOn, etc.)

Is Your Association at a Crossroads?

Association Adviser

Jeff DeCagna , chief strategist of Principled Innovation , agreed you need to have a balance of both personality types on your staff and on your board. Get a sense of “how open they are to change and innovation,” and work within those parameters. Innovation. Stephen Lieber , CEO of the Healthcare Information Management Association (HIMSS) , said his organization uses three types of cycles for innovation and new product development: 1.

3 New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofits That Can Boost Professional Success

Beth Kanter

Innovation Lab Facilitation : For the past few years, I’ve trained in and designed and facilitated innovation labs using the Luma Institute Methods. In the US, I gave workshops at nonprofit conferences in North Carolina, Virginia, Florida, Missouri, California and at SXSW.

Wise Words from the Corner Office

Association Adviser

Highlighting these case studies is also a good way to tell the world about the innovative, community-focused work our members do. Andy Curliss, North Carolina Pork Council. Andy Curliss, Chief Executive Officer of the North Carolina Pork Council: Have a service mindset.

Parsing Common Core: An Education Program Under Fire

Associations Now

Indiana, Michigan, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin this year halted or delayed implementation, according to the Denver-based National Conference of State Legislatures.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.9.19

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If you want to make Eastern North Carolina pulled pork but don’t have a wood-fired barbecue pit and eight hours to kill, then pull out the Instant Pot and try this recipe. Join us to hear a discussion on the latest innovations in the association and nonprofit space.

Happy New Year: What’s Your Theme for the Year?

Beth Kanter

In the US, I keynoted and gave workshops at nonprofit conferences in Pittsburgh , North Carolina , Buffalo , and Omaha. I plan to do that with facilitation techniques for design and innovation labs. The Sun Sets on 2014.

Learning Along The Way: About Me

Learning Along the Way

is an association management company (AMC) located in Morrisville, North Carolina, just minutes from Research Triangle Park. Principled Innovation LLC. is an association management company (AMC) located in Morrisville, North Carolina, just minutes from Research Triangle Park.

A Modern Value Proposition for Today's Association ? GrowGlobally.

GlowGlobally

New innovations and technologies are propelling new business practices. From North Carolina, we heard from Mr. Tom Cecich, a member of the Board of Directors of the American Society of Safety Engineers and Vice President of the ASSE Council on Professional Affairs.

From the Corner Office: Roundtable on the Future

Association Adviser

Association luminaries share their take on leadership, innovation, data-driven decisions and embracing change. ” Michael Hoehn, EVP, Consulting Management Innovators (CMI) : “The average association leader has been around for a while.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.21.18

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Our tree-surrounded home was spared because the storm ended up hovering over eastern North Carolina before veering south. If you have any money to spare, please consider giving to my favorite charity, the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina.

111 Intriguing Chats for 2011

ChatterBachs

Individuals from North Carolina, New Hampshire, West Virginia, Oregon, and Idaho stand alone as delegates from these states. Dig design, innovation, technology. BobbyRettew - Bobby Rettew; Anderson, South Carolina; It’s all about stories…I tell ya! dustinhaisler - Dustin Haisler; Elgin, Texas; Director of Government Innovation for Spigit, Municipal Judge, Innovator, Dad, Husband, Christ-follower.

Learning Along The Way: Need a Retweet?

Learning Along the Way

Principled Innovation LLC. is an association management company (AMC) located in Morrisville, North Carolina, just minutes from Research Triangle Park. About. Archives. Learning Along The Way. Need a Retweet? My Top Ten Retweets. 5 Ways To Spread Content, Whatever It Is - [link].