New Association Benefit: Social Dining

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We had Meetup groups in Sacramento that did something similar, but the dinners usually attracted too many people. By conversation or brainstorming topic — pay for someone’s dinner and ask them to report back on ideas shared — market research! Have you heard of GrubWithUs ? I hadn’t until I read this Fast Company article. GrubWithUs is a social network that arranges dinners with strangers at restaurants.

Association Weekly Wrap-Up for February 8th!

YourMembership Blog

So, I was one of the lucky ones who got to see Dave Grohl’s new documentary “ Sound City ” last night at the Crest in Sacramento (and yay +Sandra Giarde was with me, Mark and Molly). Now that your business has survived the much-hyped “end of the world,” handling your online marketing should be a piece of cake, right? Happy Friday and Welcome to the Weekly Wrap Up brought to you by the team at!


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Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.15.19

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After Bourdain’s suicide and many others in the Sacramento culinary community, Patrick Mulvaney, owner of Mulvaney’s B&L in Sac, is mobilizing to create a safety net for chefs. They’re seeking more ROI as they compare the value of association sponsorships with other marketing opportunities. The I Am IH Campaign – Leveraging Membership Marketing into Public Awareness. Dan Sundt, President and Chief Experience Officer, CXO Marketing.

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Outdoor Advertising: Charting a Fake Campaign’s Viral Boost

Associations Now

The RushmoreVote campaign placed 164 ads on billboards and bus shelters in Cincinnati, San Antonio, Phoenix, and Sacramento, California, and asked consumers to go online to vote for the president they thought should be the face added to Mt. Stephen Freitas, chief marketing officer at OAAA, said the association wanted something attention grabbing that also wouldn’t cause confusion around a product due to its fictitious nature, and coming off the presidential election last fall, Mt.

Expand Your Product Line: Clone Your Classic Conference into Punchy Regionals

Association Success

For many associations, our traditional national conferences are like classic BMWs - four doors, a black or silver exterior, and time-honored elegance that appeals to a top-end market. All the tools and skills needed from hotel and expo contracting, curriculum design, CE accreditation, speaker management, exhibitor and sponsor support, registration systems, conference appa, and marketing methods are already in place.

Latest Association-Nonprofit Social Media Jobs


Here’s just a sampling that have come across our radar recently: New Media Manager , California Medical Association (Sacramento) – “The New Media Manager is responsible for engaging members and the broader community using new media tools, enhancing the CMA brand and growing awareness of the Association’s activities.&#. Understanding of messaging, branding, and marketing concepts in addition to technical skills are entailed in this position.&#.

Association Law Blog: Associations and Trademarks

Association Law

Association program names and even marketing phrases can be trademarks. Yet another facet of trademark law is that trademarks are granted based on the market category in which the trademark will be used. Sacramento, California, United States. skip to main | skip to sidebar. This blog focuses on legal issues of interest to association leaders, including executives, volunteers and members.

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Have you written your Humanize review yet?


” Elizabeth Engel , Director, Marketing and Sponsorship, the National Association of Childrens’ Hospitals, Washington, DC. ” Geoff Livingston , marketing strategist and author of Welcome to The Fifth Estate , Washington, DC. a session at Fusion Marketing Experience in Antwerp, Belgium. Oh, all right then, twist my arm… Shelly Alcorn , Principal at Alcorn Associates Management Consulting, Sacramento, CA.

Giving Days and Beyond the Dollars: What Have We Learned?

Beth Kanter

The findings of the report will be discussed during a virtual roundtable, Beyond the Dollars: Giving Days & Digital Data , in partnership with Markets For Good, at 1 p.m. To answer, Giving Day hosts turned to each other through Knight Foundation’s Peer Learning Exchange and Facebook Group, and participated in conference calls organized by Priscilla Enriquez, Chief Giving Officer of the Sacramento Regional Community Foundation. Click to Download Report.

Association Subculture: It Gets Better.Sometimes

Association Subculture

Yesterday I read how another one of our Sacramento communitys beautiful gay teenagers committed suicide over New Years. marketing. (2). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Monday, January 16, 2012. It Gets Better.Sometimes. ALL YOULL EVER BE IS THE FADING MEMORY OF A BULLY. Shinedown - New Single "Bully" off their upcoming album. Two rants in one week. Not normal for the Subculture but hey, sometimes things must be said.

Virtual Memberships, part 3 of the series : Off Stage

Off Stage

Ask yourself: if we floated this program/product on the open market, would our younger members buy it? Real estate associations are surrounded by businesses which consider our members their target market. Another interesting experiment along those lines is the winning Game Changers Program from the Sacramento Association of Realtors: building a virtual community of property owners through an auxilary homeowner membership program. Association Marketing. Off Stage.

Executive Connections: Are You Mission Critical?

Executive Connections

Both were in wonderful settings, the former at a marina with a wonderful view of the moon coming up over San Francisco Bay, the latter at a delightful old winery outside Sacramento. Remember that in these uncertain economic times, SLA has many resources to help members market their libraries and information centers , update their skills and even search for a new job. Executive Connections. « Planting Seeds | Main. Information Wins at EPA » 23 September 2008.

Study: Why Business Travel Costs Vary Significantly by City

Associations Now

And even cities that didn’t rank in the top 15 for most expensive cities (such as Buffalo, New York; Albuquerque, New Mexico; and Sacramento, California) can catch business travelers off-guard because of their higher costs for meals. Ken Robinson, a market research analyst for Runzheimer’s parent company Motus, says business travelers should keep in mind a full picture of expenses when making decisions about business travel costs.

Greg Behrendt Gave Me the Best Compliment EVER

Association Subculture

Almost a year ago, I happened to be hanging out after a show at the Punch Line in Sacramento because Ms. marketing. (2). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Tuesday, December 21, 2010. Greg Behrendt Gave Me the Best Compliment EVER. Cuz I feel like I have 39, 40, 41, 42 year old brothers and sisters who also rock. I know that I do, I know I do! I have seen them, tattooed and pierced at the Pottery Barn!" - Greg Behrendt, comedian. Short of It. Are those.? Those are.?

Association Subculture: Why Being Anti-Indispensability is Pro.

Association Subculture

Its marketing on steroids. 2 comments: Kevin Whorton, Whorton Marketing & Research. Although oddly I also subscribe to and enjoy reading about what's going on in Sacramento through CalSAE and hearing about things I'll never personally benefit from). marketing. (2). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Thursday, January 6, 2011. Why Being Anti-Indispensability is Pro-Membership. You were working as a waitress in a cocktail bar. When I met you.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.10.20

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MemberSuite suggests rethinking your normal promotional communication style when marketing a new virtual event. Presenters: Beth Arritt, Staff VP Marketing, AAAE. Ami Bera, member of Congress representing Sacramento County, California. Whelan, CDM, President, Marketing General Incorporated. How to Cut Your Marketing Budget–Without Killing Your Marketing. Marketing is critical to growth, but good marketing doesn’t have to be expensive.

Association Law Blog: Certification Programs: A Legal Issues Checklist

Association Law

Intentional or purposeful grandfathering of some competitors within a particular market in order to provide them with an important or substantial advantage not available to other competitors is almost always (depending on the specific facts) going to be illegal. Sacramento, California, United States. skip to main | skip to sidebar. This blog focuses on legal issues of interest to association leaders, including executives, volunteers and members.

111 Intriguing Chats for 2011


It should also be noted that the list reflects my interests: associations, events, travel, tech, government, education, social media, communications, marketing, public relations, and jobs. Analyst of Social Computing & Interactive Marketing @ Forrester, tracking Social Media, Twitter, Influence & Facebook & WOM. I know a thing or two about marketing. Marketing Strategist. Marketing. Follow – aerospace, defense, marketing, public policy and old media.

Association Law Blog: Facts Association Executives Need to Know.

Association Law

Allocation or division of markets or geographical divisions of markets among competitors. Among other things, ASSOCIATION members and leaders are subject to antitrust laws that prohibit fixing prices, allocating geographic markets, unfair or deceptive practices, setting profit levels; boycotts, and most other anticompetitive actions. Allocation or division of markets or geographical divisions of markets among competitors. Sacramento, California, United States.

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

Association Subculture

We are spending money by the fistful on communications and marketing pieces trying to justify the value of membership to each individual person, hoping they pick just ONE out of the huge list of reasons why they should be a member without seeing the look on their faces when they look at the list and instead realize they dont actually care about half of what we say we do for them. Sacramento has one that started right after I moved away. marketing. (2).

Tax Time Coming Up - UBIT Guidelines for 501(c) Organizations

Association Law

Conversely, a certification program aimed at enhancing member marketability or the image of the profession is not a public benefit purpose; the genuine exempt purpose of the program is considered merely incidental. Sacramento, California, United States. skip to main | skip to sidebar. This blog focuses on legal issues of interest to association leaders, including executives, volunteers and members.