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Conference Circuit: Water Professionals

Associations Now

The 16th Annual KY/TN Water Professionals Conference begins this weekend in Louisville. More than 1,700 water industry professionals from Tennessee and Kentucky are headed to Louisville this weekend to take part in technical sessions, network with each other, and see the latest equipment in action. City: Louisville, Kentucky. This free, family-friendly event will teach the local Louisville community all about water quality, wastewater treatment, and how water is recycled.

2020 ASAE Virtual Annual Meeting & Exposition Breaks Event Registration Record

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Louisville Tourism. Viva Las … Virtual ? Originally slated to take place in Las Vegas, the 2020 ASAE Annual Meeting had to change plans due to ongoing problems with COVID-19. With little time to switch gears, ASAE pivoted and just wrapped up its first-ever 100% VIRTUAL annual meeting. Was it successful? ASAE released its press release this morning sharing that it had the highest registration number in the 100-year history of the event.

Boozing, Bribing and Brawling on Election Day

Reid All About it

To reduce voter fraud, cities and states started to adopt the secret ballot, beginning with Louisville, Kentucky in 1888. The ugliness of this election has certainly caused a lot of boozing. Bribing? Not touching that one. And brawling? I guess we’ll see. But the title of this post doesn’t refer to the election tomorrow, I’m talking about the wild elections of the past. Things could be worse, folks. Boozing it up with George.

A Happy New Year for meetings?

Aaron Wolowiec

We are finding room rates escalating,” said Kevin Beckman, director of strategic accounts for Crowne Plaza Hotel Louisville, and a member of the MPI Kentucky Bluegrass Chapter. “We The champagne is chilling and we’re pumped to watch the ball drop as we find ourselves humming “Auld Lang Syne.”. 2015 is nearly here. Maybe not quite so exciting for event planners, however. We know: It’s crunch time for you. Time to book all your conferences and events and finalize the budget.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.21.16

Reid All About it

Host: PCMA & Louisville CVB. If you’re looking for a way to contribute to the association community, I’ve got one for you. Tagoras , a consulting and education firm specializing in the market for lifelong learning, invites you to participate in a survey that will help our community better understand how membership organizations use or don’t use social technologies to deliver learning. Please participate – the size or budget of your association doesn’t matter.

Grow Globally: Finding Ways to Reach New Customers and Members

GlowGlobally

Avinash Chandarana and Nikki Walker from MCI facilitated the annual CESSE Management Institute at the CESSE Annual Meeting this week in Louisville. Based on results from a pre-conference survey, the full day session was designed to address professional society global growth challenges and opportunities.

Realtor Association Gives Members a New Place to Meet

Associations Now

A new “internet café” at the office of the Greater Louisville Association of Realtors gives members a spot to meet privately with clients or simply unwind when they’re in the neighborhood. In an effort to serve members who are always on the go and spend a lot of time meeting with clients, the Greater Louisville Association of Realtors (GLAR) cut the ropes on a new meeting space at the association’s headquarters this week. “We

Hot association jobs this week – March 23

SocialFish

This is a full-time, non-exempt position located in the Louisville, CO office; pay rate commensurate with experience. The Coordinator is based in Louisville, Colorado. Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board ! We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. Vice President of Communications , Chesapeake Bay Foundation – CBF seeks a new Vice President of Communications.

New Guidelines for Medical Education Aim for Better LGBT Healthcare

Associations Now

That program will be piloted at the University of Louisville School of Medicine next year. A first-of-its-kind document from the Association of American Medical Colleges lays out 30 core competencies that will be rolled into physician training. The goal: a culture change in how healthcare is provided to the LGBT community.

Timing Associations and NCAA Basketball Games: How much learning time in your conference?

SCD Group

The NCAA national basketball championship plays out tonight (4/8) with Michigan facing Louisville. The Wall Street Journal timed NCAA tournament basketball games this year and discovered that playing basketball (40 minutes) represents only 29.4% of the game time. See chart below. Interesting – but perhaps not surprising – stats considering that TV timeouts are 20.5% of the game time. This got me to thinking. have you ever timed your schedule to determine just how much learning goes on?

Where’s ASAE?

Association Okie

Louisville. Let’s play a little “Where’s Waldo” with ASAE. We know where ASAE’s Annual Meeting & Expo are scheduled for the next 7 years: St. Louis – August 6-9, 2011, Dallas – August 11-14, 2012 , Atlanta – August 3-6, 2013, Nashville – August 9-12, 2014 , Detroit – August 8-11 2015, Salt Lake – August 13-16, 2016, Toronto – August 12-15, 2017. So where should they be going after this string runs out? And yes, I know that cities bid to host).

March Madness for Nonprofits: How Brackets for Good Went National

Associations Now

Then the contest expanded to other college towns—first Louisville, Kentucky, in 2015, and then three more Midwestern towns last year. Brackets for Good, the Indianapolis-based “competitive giving” nonprofit, has grown from a creative local fundraising strategy into a formidable national tournament of its own. The NCAA isn’t the only Indianapolis-based organization managing a high-profile bracket on a national scale this year.

As United Airlines Controversy Dies Down, Groups Make Case for Overbooking

Associations Now

Initially, reports stated that the flight with passenger David Dao was overbooked, but it turned out the airline decided it had to make room for aircraft crew needed in Louisville, Kentucky, the next day. With the treatment of United Airlines passenger David Dao putting negative attention on airline practices, industry groups are making the case that the practice of overbooking—which is getting additional scrutiny as a result of the incident—has an important place.

How to Manage Social Employees, Social Media at Events, and Car Talk

Mizz Information

I just returned from Louisville, KY from the Council of Engineering and Scientific Society Executives annual meeting where I presented with Maddie Grant and Jim Doherty of the Austin CVB about using social media before/during/after events. Whew, this summer has been way too busy for my liking. This is the first summer I think basically ever where I have no summer vacation planned, and I have to say it's kind of depressing.

How to Manage Social Employees, Social Media at Events, and Car Talk

Mizz Information

I just returned from Louisville, KY from the Council of Engineering and Scientific Society Executives annual meeting where I presented with Maddie Grant and Jim Doherty of the Austin CVB about using social media before/during/after events. Whew, this summer has been way too busy for my liking. This is the first summer I think basically ever where I have no summer vacation planned, and I have to say it's kind of depressing.

GOP Leaders Aim to Renew Tax Extenders in Lame-Duck Session

Associations Now

At a press conference in Louisville last week following his reelection, McConnell said the outgoing Congress should set a positive tone for 2015 and focus on clearing a tax extenders package in the remaining weeks of this year. As they prepare to take the reins in the Senate in January, Republican leaders say there’s something the chamber can accomplish before the end of the current Congress: forging a deal with Democrats on renewing expired tax breaks.

Report: Major Hotel Chains Hit by Long-Term Data Breach

Associations Now

“But those … sources said they were puzzled by the pattern of fraud, because it was seen only at specific Marriott hotels, including locations in Austin, Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, Louisville, and Tampa.” White Lodging Services Corp. says that 14 hotels it manages—including some in the Holiday Inn and Marriott families—suffered a credit and debit card data breach last year that lasted nine months.

Getting Married to Membership May Require Engagement First

Idea Architects

24-25, Louisville, IU Board of Mgrs Retreat. Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas. custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. Wednesday, June 13, 2012. Getting Married to Membership May Require Engagement First.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Pre-Qualifying Volunteers

Idea Architects

24-25, Louisville, IU Board of Mgrs Retreat. Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas. custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. Sunday, June 17, 2012. Pre-Qualifying Volunteers. Smart homebuyers know it pays to get pre-qualified or pre-approved for a mortgage. It can fast track the purchase process.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Rethinking 80-20

Idea Architects

24-25, Louisville, IU Board of Mgrs Retreat. Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas. custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. Monday, May 21, 2012. Rethinking 80-20. 20% of the people do 80% of the work.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Refreshing Opportunities

Idea Architects

24-25, Louisville, IU Board of Mgrs Retreat. Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas. custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. Wednesday, June 06, 2012. Refreshing Opportunities. As the temperatures climb, peoples thoughts turn to refreshing beverages.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Why Fixers Often Fail

Idea Architects

24-25, Louisville, IU Board of Mgrs Retreat. Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas. custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. Wednesday, May 02, 2012. Why Fixers Often Fail. Very few individuals or organizations want to be talked about as if they need to be fixed.

The Wooden Hanger Theory of Productivity and Satisfaction

Idea Architects

24-25, Louisville, IU Board of Mgrs Retreat. Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas. custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. Wednesday, July 11, 2012. The Wooden Hanger Theory of Productivity and Satisfaction. $50 50 of wooden hangers from Target.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: A Dozen Favorite Quotes About.

Idea Architects

24-25, Louisville, IU Board of Mgrs Retreat. Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas. custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. Monday, February 27, 2012. A Dozen Favorite Quotes About Community. Image: Nancy Margulies, The World Cafe Foundation.

Mizz Information: How to Manage Social Employees, Social Media.

Mizz Information

I just returned from Louisville, KY from the Council of Engineering and Scientific Society Executives annual meeting where I presented with Maddie Grant and Jim Doherty of the Austin CVB about using social media before/during/after events. Mizz Information. Friday, July 27, 2012. How to Manage Social Employees, Social Media at Events, and Car Talk. Whew, this summer has been way too busy for my liking.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Clarifying Intention To Focus.

Idea Architects

24-25, Louisville, IU Board of Mgrs Retreat. Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas. custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. Wednesday, June 20, 2012. Clarifying Intention To Focus Attention.

Why The Structure You're Staffing is Stifling Progress

Idea Architects

24-25, Louisville, IU Board of Mgrs Retreat. Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas. custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. Monday, June 11, 2012. Why The Structure Youre Staffing is Stifling Progress.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: The One Rule for Public Speaking.

Idea Architects

24-25, Louisville, IU Board of Mgrs Retreat. Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas. custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. Sunday, April 29, 2012. The One Rule for Public Speaking Success. It is really quite simple: If you care about the topic and know something about it, speak on it.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: The Power of Purpose

Idea Architects

24-25, Louisville, IU Board of Mgrs Retreat. Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas. custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. Wednesday, January 18, 2012. The Power of Purpose. Perhaps more than ever before, we need purpose-driven organizations and leaders because they.

Leadership Limerick: More than Just the Letter of the Law

Idea Architects

24-25, Louisville, IU Board of Mgrs Retreat. Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas. custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. Monday, November 28, 2011. Leadership Limerick: More than Just the Letter of the Law.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Instead of Training, Try Talking

Idea Architects

24-25, Louisville, IU Board of Mgrs Retreat. Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas. custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. Monday, June 04, 2012. Instead of Training, Try Talking. The telephone call or Request for Proposals are always so similar.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Achieve Resolution; Don't Just.

Idea Architects

24-25, Louisville, IU Board of Mgrs Retreat. Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas. custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. Tuesday, December 27, 2011. Achieve Resolution; Dont Just Make Them. One of my degrees is in English, so language has a way of getting stuck inside my head.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Watch Out for Unintended.

Idea Architects

24-25, Louisville, IU Board of Mgrs Retreat. Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas. custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. Sunday, March 11, 2012. Watch Out for Unintended Consequences.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Authenticity: 10 Favorite Quotes

Idea Architects

24-25, Louisville, IU Board of Mgrs Retreat. Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas. custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. Monday, May 07, 2012. Authenticity: 10 Favorite Quotes. “When we are authentic, we set in motion events that compound themselves and lead to discovery and growth.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Beware of Binders Becoming.

Idea Architects

24-25, Louisville, IU Board of Mgrs Retreat. Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas. custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. Monday, April 16, 2012. Beware of Binders Becoming Blinders.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Water Your Ideas Like a Garden

Idea Architects

24-25, Louisville, IU Board of Mgrs Retreat. Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas. custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. Wednesday, January 25, 2012. Water Your Ideas Like a Garden.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Beware of Functional Fixedness

Idea Architects

24-25, Louisville, IU Board of Mgrs Retreat. Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas. custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. Monday, May 28, 2012. Beware of Functional Fixedness.

Facilitation Friday #6: Balance Content and Process, Ideas and Action

Idea Architects

24-25, Louisville, IU Board of Mgrs Retreat. Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas. custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. Friday, February 10, 2012. Facilitation Friday #6: Balance Content and Process, Ideas and Action.