Miami Association of Realtors Looks to Attract Chinese Investors

Associations Now

The real estate group is teaming with a major property-search portal in China to help draw attention to the Miami market. Case in point: The Miami Association of Realtors (MIAMI) is trying to attract real-estate buyers all the way in China.

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Give Miami Day raises record $5.2 million for nonprofits

Beth Kanter's Blog

Photo courtesy of The Miami Foundation. Give Miami Day raises record $5.2 million, organizers at The Miami Foundation realized that Give Miami Day 2014 would be their most successful Giving Day yet. Thursday’s Give Miami Day raised $5.2

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The Bee Visits Miami – Top 10 Highlights from the 2012 PAC Grassroots Conference

Beekeeper Group

Beekeeper Group was thrilled to be part of yet another first-rate Public Affairs Council Grassroots Conference last week in Miami Beach. It’s pretty tough to beat warm weather, a cool breeze, sandy beaches and of course, the top Public Affairs … Continue reading → Uncategorized advocacy Advocates Beekeeper Group grassroots Online Engagement PAC public affairs Public Affairs Council

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A night away? We sure did pay.

Aaron Wolowiec

The next three top-dollar locations: Oahu Island in Hawaii ($221 a night), San Francisco ($207) and Miami ($185). And it seems three event hotbeds – Miami, Denver and Atlanta – may crimp your style.

Can you really motivate association staff?

SCD Group

Yesterday’s paper carried two related stories: Miami Dolphins fire head coach “for failure to motivate players.” “But jamienotter ASAE association professionals Association CEOs association executives Miami Dolphins SCD Group Washington Nationals

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Monday Buzz: How Valentine’s Day Flowers Get to Your Door

Associations Now

Go behind the scenes of Valentine’s Day flower delivery to find out how they arrive at your home via the Miami airport. If you are, then you’re part of a multibillion-dollar international flower industry that kicks into high gear this time of year, according to the Miami Herald.

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In Protest, Latin Builders Association Dumps Trump Hotel

Associations Now

The largest Hispanic construction association in the United States has decided to move an event scheduled at a Trump hotel in Miami to protest Donald Trump’s “bigoted” comments on the presidential campaign trail.

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Membership Hack: Opportunity to Do Good in a Disaster

Associations Now

Due to Hurricane Irma, the Textile Rental Services Association canceled its annual conference in Miami. Earlier this month, Hurricane Irma forced TRSA to cancel its annual conference in Miami.

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Hospitality Industry Urges Congressional Action on Zika

Associations Now

But even with a lack of federal funds and with new cases of the virus emerging, meetings continue to go on as planned in Miami. Meetings Go On in Miami. million visitors to Greater Miami and the beaches is a top priority,” GMCVB said.

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Catch Me Online and In Person

Jamie Notter

NACS: NACS Leadership Forum, Closing Session , Miami, FL, Feb 9. Happy new year everyone! 2018 is already shaping up to be a busy year, particularly in the speaking department.

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Mosquito Control Group Spreads Zika Education

Associations Now

Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned pregnant women and their partners not to travel to a community just north of Miami where Zika is actively circulating.

AARP Foundation Boosts Employment Initiative

Associations Now

in the greater Miami area). Many older Americans need employment assistance to become more financially stable, says AARP Foundation—which is why the foundation is expanding its partnerships with local colleges and nonprofits to provide it.

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Bee-hind the Scenes of Beekeeper’s Latest Video

Beekeeper Group

In preparation for the upcoming 2012 Public Affairs Council National Grassroots Conference in Miami, Beekeeper Group put together this video depicting our mascot’s search for his Valentine. Though the clip itself is short, the filmmaking process was anything but. From … Continue reading → Digital Tactics advocacy Beekeeper Group PAC Public Affairs Council

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Ready for Valentine’s Day? The Bee Is!

Beekeeper Group

Voting for the Bee Mine competition has closed and the Bee, back from Miami, has been very busy preparing to surprise his new Valentines. Attendees of the Public Affairs Council 2012 National Grassroots Conference voted in large numbers for coworkers … Continue reading →

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Creating Dynamic PAC Communications

Beekeeper Group

Here at Beekeeper Group, as we prepare for the Public Affairs Council’s PAC Conference in Miami, we’ve reflected on some creative ways our clients have addressed these challenge and have summarized some best practices that have emerged.

Privacy: It’s Personal, or Is It?

Reid All About it

This year’s Art Basel Miami Beach included an installation that prompted attendees to weigh the cost of privacy. Google’s new privacy policy takes effect on March 1.

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A Court Verdict Raises the Pressure for Website Accessibility

Associations Now

As the Miami Herald reported , the plaintiff in the case, a legally blind Miami resident named Juan Gil, was able to visit many other sites, including those of competing grocery stores, using his screen-reading software.

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The Association That’s Defending the ‘Stache

Associations Now

A mustache advocacy group is criticizing Don Mattingly, at one time a mustachioed New York Yankees icon, for enforcing a “no facial hair” rule as manager of his current team, the Miami Marlins.

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What Do You See When You Look In the Mirror?

Association Leaders

Check out this video clip and short blurb from a 2014 NBA Playoff game between the Miami Heat and the Indiana Pacers. Good leaders have many common traits and behaviors. We’ve explored many of them through this blog.

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Get to know me, really

Association Advocacy Chick

My favorite cities include Las Vegas, Miami, Chicago and New Orleans. If you’ve read this blog for any length of time, you know that I do government relations for an association, have my CAE, and a DELP scholar. However, I think it’s time to open up about the other aspects of this association advocacy chick. So here are some fun facts about yours truly. I’m a middle child. I have an older sister and younger brother.

Conference Circuit: Literacy Education

Associations Now

Speakers include Miami-Dade’s 2017 Francisco R. Rundown Attendees: 5,000 plus. Educational Sessions: 300. The International Literacy Association’s 2017 Conference and Exhibits begins this weekend in Orlando, Florida. More than 5,000 are expected to attend.

Wednesday Buzz: Facebook Ups Its Events Game

Associations Now

Fresh off its launch yesterday, the feature can be seen by iOS-based users in Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, DC. The massive social network will now curate hot events in a new feature box.

Monday Buzz: Kickstarter Becomes a Benefit Corporation

Associations Now

Take a step back and read these simple steps from Kaufman Rossin Marketing Principal Janet Kyle Altman, via the Miami Herald. One of the biggest online crowdfunding hubs announces its new status. Plus: How your association can make big improvements using big data.

Resources for Measuring What Matters

Beth Kanter's Blog

The presentation was prepared for the Miami Philanthropy Conference and addresses a familiar issue: Many nonprofits feel that demonstrating impact through performance measurement is a top priority for their programs and communications efforts including social media.

Ahead of Give Local America, 7 trends in Giving Days

Beth Kanter's Blog

But The Miami Foundation and Boulder an increase in participating nonprofits and overall amount raised. Source: GiveMN A school principal rides a zipline as a way to bring attention to Give to the Max Day in Minnesota. Guest Post by Michelle Huttenhoff, Knight Foundation.

Hostels Are Gaining Ground With Business Travelers

Associations Now

We’re in negotiations in New York now, and we’re looking at Washington, DC, Miami, L.A., We’re in negotiations in New York now, and we’re looking at Washington, DC, Miami, L.A.,

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After Zimmerman Verdict, NAACP Petition Draws Massive Online Response

Associations Now

” The association, which will hold its event in Miami (Trayvon Martin was from Miami Gardens) on July 27 and 29, says the case highlights the “continued injustices” faced by blacks in the American legal system.

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A Gridiron Tale About Updating Your Technology

Associations Now

The player and his agent had to go to a FedEx Kinkos in Miami to send the document, but it wasn’t showing up on the other side.) Although … Maybe your old technology still does the job?

My Most Engaged Follower On Twitter Is @JenniferPreston

Beth Kanter's Blog

Earlier this week I was in Miami to do a social media pre-workshop at the Knight Digital Media Seminar. My most engaged follower on Twitter this past week is Jennifer Preston. I know why Jennifer, who is the VP at the Knight Foundation is one of my engaged followers this week.

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Are You Using Identity as Association Marketing Strategy

SCD Group

Miami (Ohio). Sitting in the airport last Saturday, I noticed a huge number of people wearing logoed clothing that identified themselves with their team, cause, city, company. Rather than a team or cause, some were unpaid walking billboards for “cool” apparel companies.

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Medical Associations Tell Teens to Walk Away from “Cinnamon Challenge”

Associations Now

Lipshultz, an author of the report and a professor of pediatrics at the University of Miami, told The New York Times. “We A new study by pediatricians and warnings issued by poison control experts highlight the efforts associations are making to help curb a dangerous stunt.

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Pass it On: The WOM Meme

SocialFish

So we're ramping up to ASAE's Great Ideas Conference in Miami (three words: YAP Miami Vice ), and Lindy and I thought it might fun - and useful! -

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Digital Content Next Offers Support to Nonprofit News Organizations

Associations Now

The four new members appeared at the DCN Next: Summit in Miami last week.

Can There Be Such a Thing as Truly Black Art?

Reid All About it

Ligon, who coined the term “post-black,” is one of the better known artists in 30 Americans which “highlights the work of 31 contemporary African American artists in an exhibition organized by and drawn from the Rubell Family Collection in Miami, Florida.”.

Knight Foundation Launches The Giving Day Play Book

Beth Kanter's Blog

Some are stand-alone efforts in their communities, like Give Miami Day benefitting Greater Miami, while others are connected to a statewide campaign like the Georgia Gives campaign.

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Is Association Technology at a Turning Point?

Associations Now

It also inspired another similar collaboration a couple years later, when LeBron “The Decision” James and Chris Bosh joined Dwyane Wade on the Miami Heat, helping the team win two championships in four years.).

Are you ready to make something spectacular happen?

Association Adviser

Over the weekend, my University of Miami Hurricanes won their baseball series against the University of Virginia thanks in part to this amazing catch by outfielder Dale Carey.

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What I Learned From @Sree Sreenivasan Chief Digital Officer of @MetMuseum

Beth Kanter's Blog

I just spent two days in Miami at the Knight Foundation Media Learning Seminar where I co-facilitator a pre-conference workshop on leading on social channels with Amy Gahran and Stephanie Rudat.

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NFL’s Latest Leadership Push: A “Rooney Rule” for Women

Associations Now

And Dawn Aponte, executive vice president of football administration for the Miami Dolphins, has been with the team since 2010, though she had recently been the subject of speculation for a position with the Detroit Lions.

Tuesday Buzz: Poynter Enters the Membership Space

Associations Now

Miami Dolphins owner Stephen M. A premier journalistic institution is broadening its reach to include a multitiered membership program. Plus: A sports nonprofit dedicated to combating racism makes its debut.

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