#LAstory: How Discover Los Angeles Won Instagram

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The Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board’s recent ad campaign “What’s Your L.A. Here’s how it worked: Key influencers’ photos, tagged with #LAStory (many taken during a tour of the Getty Villa in Los Angeles), were projected onto the walls of the J.

Los Angeles Proposes Plastic Grocery Bag Ban

Associations Now

Associations’ reactions were mixed after the Los Angeles City Council voted to ban the use of plastic bags by grocery stores. Los Angeles grocery store clerks are going to need a new line of questioning for shoppers if the city’s plastic bag ban gets final approval.

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Rams Move Could Bring More Meetings to Los Angeles

Associations Now

When the Rams move to Los Angeles for the 2016 season, the NFL team’s fans may not be the only visitors coming to town. According to Cvent , Los Angeles ranked number 20 among 2015’s most popular conference destinations, down one slot from the previous year.

Associations Live: Taxes for Online sales starting to look possible

Associations Live

Jim Puzzanghera from the Los Angeles Times reported that lawmakers, looking to help cash strapped local governments, are coalescing around legislation aimed at letting states require most online retailers to collect sales taxes from customers. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Associations Live. Connecting MSAE members and a world of ideas! Friday, November 11, 2011. Taxes for Online sales starting to look possible.

Penetrating or Expanding Global Markets through Meetings.


Ajay Bhojwani and I presented this session at yesterday’s ASAE Business of Meetings Track in Los Angeles, USA. GrowGlobally.org. global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. About. Channels. MarCom. Market & Biz Plan.

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Daily Buzz: Wanna Make a Marketing Splash? Bring in a Celebrity

Associations Now

The Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board has found an unexpected spokesperson—punk rock icon Henry Rollins. The Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board has recruited Henry Rollins to host a five-part video series about the city, Pitchfork reports.

Partnership Builds Police, Community Relationships

Associations Now

To build relationships between law enforcement and their communities, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles is engaging the Los Angeles Police Department in its mentorship program.

Stained by Sterling: NAACP Misstep Shows Need for Care in Award Selection

Associations Now

The Los Angeles chapter of the NAACP found itself in a sticky situation when it had to revoke an award it planned to give to embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling.

Conference Circuit: Western Arts Alliance

Associations Now

More than 700 performing arts professionals from across the West, including presenters, agents, managers, and artists, are headed to Los Angeles to gain critical knowledge, meet with vendors and consultants, and expand their network. City: Los Angeles.

Production Music Association Works to Boost Gender Equity in Field

Associations Now

The music industry has virtually erased female producers, particularly women of color, from the popular charts,” Smith said to the Los Angeles Times. “As Women are making some gains, but men still dominate the music production industry.

When Your Heart Isn’t in It: Leadership Lessons from Magic Johnson

Associations Now

Magic Johnson—a man who has lived in the public eye for more than 40 years and is one of the best-known sports figures in the world—did just that last week, leaving his role as the Los Angeles Lakers’ president of basketball operations suddenly and just before the team’s season finale.

How Japan Is Selling Americans on Craft Beer

Associations Now

The sector is just making its way abroad; early market research in New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles found that 80 percent of the craft beer consumers JFOODO surveyed said they were interested in trying a Japanese craft brew.

New Program for Budding Filmmakers Has Golden Globe Pedigree

Associations Now

In a collaboration with Film Independent, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association will bring filmmakers from two prominent film festivals to Los Angeles to get up-close training in the film industry.

Conference Circuit: Rooted in Research

Associations Now

The Qualitative Research Consultants Association’s 2017 Annual Conference kicks off in Los Angeles next week. Venue: JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. City: Los Angeles. Rundown Attendees: 300. Exhibitors: 40.

How a Local Restaurant Association Is Making Taco Tuesday for Everyone

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That’s part of our agenda here, is to really illuminate the Orange County restaurant industry, which can be challenging when you’re sandwiched between Los Angeles and San Diego,” Waitt said.

L.A.’s Earthquake-Proofing Problem: Who Pays?

Associations Now

Los Angeles city officials are trying to get ahead of the next “big one” and save lives, but the costly upgrades needed for wooden and concrete buildings make a proposed retrofitting plan a big ask, associations in the city note.

Strategic Adaptation

World Class Boards

An oft-cited quote from success expert Brian Tracy states: “When an airplane leaves Chicago for Los Angeles, it is off course 99% of the time. Having a vision is critical. Not straying from the “big picture” – the ultimate desired outcome – is essential to long-term success. But sticking too closely to the letter and detail of a plan can actually take you farther away from achieving your desired outcome.

Daily Buzz: The.Org Battle Gets a Public Protest

Associations Now

On Friday, protesters will gather outside the Los Angeles offices of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)—a global nonprofit that manages the internet’s address system.

Welcome to Association Advocacy Chick!

Association Advocacy Chick

Los Angeles changed that. I’ve been considering a blog for the last couple of years, but could never find the time or motivation to do it. I had an idea of what I wanted to talk about, but just couldn’t take that next step. Earlier this week, the American Society of Association Executives held its annual meeting and expo at the LA Convention Center. It was my first time in this city and third annual meeting.

Journalism Groups Sue California Over Independent Contractor Law

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Toby told the Los Angeles Times (which also made changes to its employee pool as a result of the law).

Add Chapters to Make an Old Association Feel New

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That began to change in 2017, when we opened a Washington, DC, office, and in 2018, when we unified with the former PEN Center USA , which had previously existed separately in Los Angeles.

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Hello, Perfect Community Manager - Are You There?

Higher Logic

Currently there are 114, 657+ open positions for community managers on LinkedIn – New York City, San Francisco and Los Angeles rank as the top three cities in the United States. Are you looking to hire a community manager for your online community? You’re not alone.

Daily Buzz: Say Goodbye to Free Shampoo at Hotels

Associations Now

Something to keep in mind if you’re traveling to California in the future: Small plastic shampoo and soap bottles would soon be banned at hotels under a new bill passed by the state Assembly, according to the Los Angeles Times.

The Coalition Fighting “Hair Discrimination” in the Workplace

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Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles), would prohibit employers from implementing grooming rules for hair that the coalition says disproportionately affect black women.

Traveling Is So Much Fun

Eric Lanke

I flew in and out of LAX this week. It's not a frequent airport for me -- I can't even remember the last time I was there. But something happened there that I thought was worth blogging about. When I arrived for my return flight home I didn't at first recognize anything as unusual.

Why NEA Wants Arne Duncan to Resign

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State of California , a Los Angeles County Superior Court ruling that struck down teacher-tenure statutes in the state as unconstitutional, drew a statement of support from Duncan. “My You added to the polarization,” she wrote to Duncan last month, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Inclusive Design Creates Better Conferences

Associations Now

One of those events is Adobe MAX , which brought more than 12,000 graphic designers, illustrators, and photographers to Los Angeles last month. Consumer-technology companies like Microsoft, Google, and Adobe often employ inclusive design to ensure that everyone can use their products.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.21.19

Reid All About it

Join us online for the livestream of select sessions, thought leader interviews, and so much more, all live from Los Angeles. Join us online for the livestream of select sessions, thought leader interviews, and so much more, all live from Los Angeles.

We Asked, You Answered: Procrastination Remedies

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Affiliate and Sponsorship Manager, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles. There’s more than one way to cure procrastination. In our reader poll, association pros shared how they get themselves going when they’ve been dragging their feet for too long.

3 Reasons for Brain Drain—and 3 Possible Solutions

Associations Now

As Bloomberg noted last year , this is particularly problematic in cities with larger urban areas nearby—such as Hanford, California, within shouting distance of both Los Angeles and Silicon Valley, and Danville, Virginia, near the tech hotbed of Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina.

Robot Used in Dallas Police Shooting Raises Ethical Quandary, Groups Say

Associations Now

Because ground robots may allow deadly force to be applied more safely and easily, they raise the danger that they will be overused,” Stanley told the Los Angeles Times.

Greenbuild Gets Even Greener, Diverts 90.3 Percent of Waste

Associations Now

The 2016 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center exceeded waste diversion goals for both the U.S. Green Building Council and the meeting venue. The U.S. Green Building Council’s Greenbuild International Conference and Expo last October kept 90.3

E3 Organizers Launch Public Version of Gaming Expo

Associations Now

Part of the Entertainment Software Association’s long-running videogame industry event, which takes place in Los Angeles each year, will be open to the public for the first time.

Are Exhibitors Opting Out of the Traditional Tradeshow Booth?

Associations Now

When the Entertainment Software Association’s E3 2016 Expo takes place in Los Angeles in June, it will miss one of its largest and longest-tenured exhibitors: entertainment software company Electronic Arts.

Daily Buzz: Are You Maximizing Social Media at Events?

Associations Now

More than 95 percent of planners use social media for marketing purposes, according to a recent survey, but underutilize other areas where the technology could shine. Also: The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announces $2 million in grants to journalism groups.

Study: In Charitable Giving, Middle Class Digs Deeper Than the Wealthy

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It hits closer to home,” Tami Phillips, chief development officer at the Midnight Mission, a Los Angeles shelter, told the Chronicle. Los Angeles.

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Best Benefit Ever: New Perks for L.A. Beer Enthusiasts

Associations Now

The Los Angeles Brewers Guild (LABG) announced its new Enthusiast Membership last week, during L.A. A young California organization offers benefits for brewers and beer fans alike. What is the benefit?

For Marketing Association, Name Change Highlights Data

Associations Now

At &THEN (DMA’s global marketing conference) in Los Angeles last week, attendees got a sneak peek at the new name.

Daily Buzz: Win Back Former Members

Associations Now

BizBash offers tips on how to weave the ‘90s resurgence into your events , drawing inspiration from New Balance and Foot Locker’s recent “Rewind to the ‘90s” pop-up store in Los Angeles. Former members left your association for a reason.