TEDx Raleigh: Local Ideas Worth Spreading

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Tomorrow I’m spending the morning at TEDx Raleigh , an independently organized TED event. TEDx Raleigh runs all day but I’m leaving at lunch to go camping at the beach – unfortunate timing but it’s no fun to set up camp in the dark.

Blogging Live from TEDx Raleigh

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I’m live blogging from TEDx Raleigh this morning. TEDx Raleigh is an independently organized TED-like event. Dean Hering , OVO Innovation, Chief Innovator at NetCentrics. Convergence is happening between for- and non-profit organizations to solve big problems in innovative ways. Back in Raleigh, one mile from the Capitol, he built a coop. Soon the kids didn’t want to return to Raleigh.

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Innovation: Key to Boosting Meeting Attendance

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And around that same time, the Association of the United States Army notified the Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau it would not hold an upcoming symposium there. By leading innovation, we exponentially increase the amount of money poured in. Sequestration effects.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.31.17

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AENC FUEL Meetup (Raleigh NC). Raleigh, NC. – What Young Professionals Can Do in Our Communities to Make a Difference (AENC Young Professionals/FUEL Round Table – Raleigh NC). Location: Raleigh, NC. Locations: Charlotte NC, Raleigh NC or Myrtle Beach SC.

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

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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. Location: Raleigh, NC. Location: Raleigh, NC. Raleigh, NC.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.13.19

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Croissants from Union Special Bread in Raleigh, oh yes. The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… I just bought a wreath at the farmers market and I’m listening to the Christmas Cocktail Jazz playlist on Spotify.

CompTIA Study Finds Tech Hubs Where You Wouldn’t Expect Them

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Topping the list overall were two cities in North Carolina—Charlotte and Raleigh. While both had smaller numbers of job listings than more prominent metro areas such as Washington, DC, they made up for it by having cost-of-living levels that were much more modest—adjusted for hourly earnings, Charlotte and Raleigh ranked fourth and third, respectively.

Amazon’s HQ2: 3 Ripple Effects for Associations

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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.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.15.17

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– Driving an Innovation Strategy. Associations must innovate or become obsolete. Hear about Meet with Purpose, an innovative program that combines sustainable menus coupled with an experiential component worthy of any agenda. AENC CAE Study Group (Raleigh NC).

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.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.5.17

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Tue 5/9 at 12 p.m.* – Spark Your Innovation Engine. Is your association starting to focus more on innovation? How can you foster a culture of innovation? AENC Technology Roundtable (Raleigh NC). Location: Raleigh NC.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.21.16

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Location: Clouds Brewing, 126 N West Street, Raleigh NC. Location: Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh NC. Presenter: Jeff De Cagna, FASAE, Principled Innovation LLC. Spring is the perfect time to nurture your professional growth.

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. AENC Membership Round Table (Raleigh NC). Location: Raleigh NC.

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. AENC Membership Round Table (Raleigh NC). Location: Raleigh NC.

The Social Network Your Social Network Should Be Like

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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: 5.12.17

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Presenter: Whitney Johnson, expert on disruptive innovation and personal disruption. Host: Community IT Innovators. AENC CEO Luncheon (Raleigh NC). Location: Raleigh NC.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.10.17

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Host: Community IT Innovators. The NAIOP education team has just gone through an education strategy process to identify gaps and overlaps in their programming, as well as assess opportunities and innovative approaches for the future. AENC CEO Think Tank (Raleigh NC).

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.10.17

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AENC CEO Luncheon (Raleigh NC). Location: Raleigh NC. Host: Community IT Innovators. My Valentine wish: Love reign o’er all of you. Before we get to the upcoming week’s webinars and learning events, here are a few of my favorite reads and some news from this week.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.10.17

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AENC CEO Luncheon (Raleigh NC). Location: Raleigh NC. Host: Community IT Innovators. My Valentine wish: Love reign o’er all of you. Before we get to the upcoming week’s webinars and learning events, here are a few of my favorite reads and some news from this week.

Reads of the Week: October 5, 2012

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Become of innovative teachers like Al and technology like Coursera, online education is so much better than what it used to be. Last weekend I discovered a poem by Raleigh poet Dorianne Laux. I’ve fallen in love with poetry! You knew it would happen eventually.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.14.16

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Road to Innovation: Why the AMS Platform Supersedes All Else. Location: downtown Raleigh, NC. This week’s list is full of learning opportunities—webinars, Blab chat, luncheon and brown bag. If you can’t attend a live webinar, go ahead and register if the topic interests you.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.20.16

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Meeting planners need to stay on top of technological advances, corporate initiatives, budget restrictions, attendee expectations, meeting innovations and organizational goals or risk becoming obsolete.

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Peace Sells.But Who's Buying - Association Membership?

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Pay to play" is stifling innovation, undermining progress and damaging our democracy. If implemented on a wide scale, this will truly revolutionize the association community and eliminating membership dues does not come without a clear, daunting and somewhat frightening mandate to innovate in a thousand other ways to successfully implement the change. We may have to look at other radical business innovations in order to accomplish such a goal. innovation. (6).

On Collins’ “What Makes Powerful Nonprofit Leaders” – a conversation with Association Trends’ 2007 Young and Aspiring Association Professionals

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communication and engagement modes, to be comfortable with innovation. I was asked to start a conversation going with my fellow bloggers/readers and the other eleven 2007 Young and Aspiring Association Professionals (listed at the bottom of this post, who may or may not be familiar with this kind of blog-conversation format) as named by Association Trends back in November.