#LAstory: How Discover Los Angeles Won Instagram

Associations Now

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.

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.

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.

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.

Membership Marketing Blog: Will You be Attending #ASAE10 this.

Membership Marketing

This year I will be attending the ASAE & the Center for Association Leadership Annual Meeting & Exposition in Los Angeles, CA. Have a safe trip to Los Angeles. Membership Marketing Blog. Membership marketing – acquiring, engaging, upgrading, and renewing members – is the cornerstone for associations and relationship driven organizations.

ASAE Annual Meeting - Will you be going? | Experts in Membership.

Experts in Membership Marketing

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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: How to Be on “BoJack Horseman”

Associations Now

The Netflix series is auctioning off the chance to be on the show to help fund California wildfire relief. Also: tips to beat the spam filter. If you think honeydew is garbage fruit and have always wanted to see the big city lights of Hollywoo, it’s time to get out your checkbook.

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.

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: 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.

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

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.

Why NEA Wants Arne Duncan to Resign

Associations Now

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.

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.

On the Road for Flavor Creation

Association Navigator

Hasegawa the day after Albert completed the Los Angeles Marathon in just over three and a half hours. Santa Monica sunrise on an early morning run. I had a great trip to Southern California earlier this week.

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.

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

Associations Now

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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Tennis Association Gives Local Courts an Artistic Touch

Associations Now

Open tournament, which started Tuesday and continues through September 9, USTA commissioned artists to adorn public tennis courts with their work in five cities: Chicago, Cincinnati, Los Angeles, Miami, and New York. Marking the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Open, the U.S.

Why NAACP’s Airbnb Partnership Is Worth Watching

Associations Now

But one benefit of the agreement is that both organizations seem to be approaching it carefully, according to Wired , only launching in the Miami area in May and around Los Angeles in June.

How One Association Tackled a Conference Diversity Problem

Associations Now

But ONA’s 2015 conference, convening this Friday in Los Angeles and running through the weekend, looks different. The 2015 Online News Association annual meeting boasts a diverse speaker lineup.

Conference Circuit: Waste Trimming

Associations Now

The California Resource Recovery Association’s 39th Annual Conference and Tradeshow is taking place in the “City of Angels” next week. Location: Los Angeles. Rundown Speakers: 180. Sessions: Close to 50. Exhibitors: 38.

Albuquerque Learns to Love ‘Breaking Bad’

Associations Now

While a recent cut in subsidies threatened to hurt television series filming in the area, the rebate was reinstated through legislation nicknamed “The Breaking Bad Bill,” according to the Los Angeles Times.

Study: How Much Airport Security is Too Much?

Associations Now

” A couple caveats: The analysis, which included Los Angeles International Airport, was done before a Transportation Security Administration agent was fatally shot there last fall, The Los Angeles Times notes.

California Meeting Facilities Work With Drought Conditions

Associations Now

For example, the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) reduced water consumption by 7 percent in 2014 through an extensive program. Late last year, the Los Angeles Times highlighted the ways hotels are rethinking their green initiatives due to the drought.

Associations Project Uptick in Thanksgiving Travel

Associations Now

United is also working to bring automated lanes—which are said to move passengers through at a 30 percent faster clip than traditional airport lanes—to major airports in Newark and Los Angeles before the Thanksgiving rush.

Mayors Take Strong Pledge Against Extremism, Bigotry

Associations Now

Mayors from more than 270 cities —including major urban centers like New Orleans and Los Angeles and smaller towns like Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, and Dubuque, Iowa—signed the compact.

Think Like a Movie Studio: Use Demographic Data To Reach Your Audience

Associations Now

Action, horror, and animated movies do great, but adaptations like Twilight and James Bond don’t, one Los Angeles-area theater’s general manager told WSJ.

Conference Circuit: Tractors Steeped in History

Associations Now

Using data sets supplied by both Ford and the City of Los Angeles, they will aim to develop creative apps that can eventually be submitted to the Ford Connected Car-Connected City App Pursuit competition at the Los Angeles International Auto Show in November.

Membership IS the Value of Membership!

Association Subculture

Dave expertly tells the story of the Sound City studio in Los Angeles that saw the birth of iconic album after iconic album.

NBA Players Look to Bench Amid Donald Sterling Crisis

Associations Now

Award Revoked The NAACP had to reverse course over the weekend after it was revealed the association’s Los Angeles chapter had planned to give the Clippers’ owner a lifetime-achievement award next month.

ASAE15: We do we GO from here?

Association Advocacy Chick

I started Association Advocacy Chick five years ago after ASAE in Los Angeles. ASAE 15 was a different experience for me than in years past. It was my first annual as an Executive Director. I missed the annual DELP reunion so it was my only opportunity to see most of my DELP family. It was our first annual meeting in Detroit. I could focus on the good, the bad and the unusual, but I’ve decided to go with what’s next.

Report: What Lies Ahead for Meetings in 2017

Associations Now

The report cites significant growth in the number of hotels in New York, Los Angeles/Long Beach, and Dallas. A new report suggests that events will continue growing next year, but due to narrowing GDP growth, planners should work to rein in costs.