Give Miami Day raises record $5.2 million for nonprofits

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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

Miami Association of Realtors Looks to Attract Chinese Investors

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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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Can you really motivate association staff?

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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

Diversify Now

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Example Two : The Mayor of Miami-Dade , Florida, proposed—and the County Commissioners have since approved—a budget that included a 10% cut in funding of nonprofits providing social services in the county.

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

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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

Hospitality Industry Urges Congressional Action on Zika

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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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A Court Verdict Raises the Pressure for Website Accessibility

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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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Catch Me Online and In Person

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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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Membership Hack: Opportunity to Do Good in a Disaster

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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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Mosquito Control Group Spreads Zika Education

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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.

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Wednesday Buzz: Facebook Ups Its Events Game

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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.

Resources for Measuring What Matters

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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.

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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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AARP Foundation Boosts Employment Initiative

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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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Is Association Technology at a Turning Point?

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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.).

Ahead of Give Local America, 7 trends in Giving Days

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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.

Get to know me, really

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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.

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

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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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Are You Using Identity as Association Marketing Strategy

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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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What’s New in Social Media for Associations


I had never done it at all until three years ago when Debra Stratton of Stratton Publishing & Marketing asked me if I’d present with her at ASAE’s Great Ideas conference, which just happened to be in Miami in February. I have a confession: one of my least favorite things to do is public speaking.

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A Gridiron Tale About Updating Your Technology

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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?

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Digital Content Next Offers Support to Nonprofit News Organizations

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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.”.

The Association That’s Defending the ‘Stache

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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.

Training Board Members As Brand Champions on Social and Beyond

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Note from Beth: Last month, I facilitated a workshop for the Knight Digital Media Learning Seminar in Miami on “Leading on Social Media.”

Knight Foundation Launches The Giving Day Play Book

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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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New Technology Challenges Polygraph in Lie-Detection Industry

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Recently, departments in Atlanta, Miami, Nashville, and New Orleans have made the switch. Word-of-mouth advertising and consistently positive results have helped the Computer Voice Stress Analyzer gain traction in police agencies throughout the United States— and propel a rivalry of sorts. Over 2,000 law enforcement, security, and military agencies around the globe are using a new lie-detection technology to help with criminal investigations and to screen potential employees.

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Making Data Visualizations: A Survival Guide And Other Resources

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2) The Functional Art : This is the title of a book by Alberto Cairo who also teaches infographics at the University of Miami.

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Conference Circuit: Literacy Education

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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.

Happy, Healthy 2016: What’s Your Theme for the Year?

Beth Kanter's Blog

In the US, I gave workshops at nonprofit conferences in Iowa, San Antonio, Iowa, Tahoe, Palm Beach, Miami, and San Francisco on networked leadership skills. Happy New Year ! I had a wonderful break – filled with fun, family, walking, hiking, reading, quiet, and reflection.

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

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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.

The Orange Bowl and Creativity: An Interview With Laila Brock

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We held a gala at the Miami Seaquarium – it is on a park and there’s a small island next to the park and we wanted to use the space on the park and on the island. Amplified Growth, Inc. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE.

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.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Beware of Functional Fixedness

Idea Architects

When I needed a place to display these wonderful paintings from the Fictional Portrait series by Miami artist Hans Feyerabend, I had to get beyond seeing the shelves on this Sapien-style bookcase as a place to stack books. Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects.

My Most Engaged Follower On Twitter Is @JenniferPreston

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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.

Going for Goal: Shared Knowledge Inspires Successful Giving Days

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The Miami Foundation offered the 305 prize for the donor who gave at 3:05 p.m.,

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A Playbook To Kickstart Your Nonprofit’s #GivingTuesday Campaign

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When it comes to follow up, the Miami Foundation is a good example of what’s possible when you follow-up.

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In Protest, Latin Builders Association Dumps Trump Hotel

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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.

Airlines, Travel Agency Groups Compromise on Personalization Plan

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As part of the agreement, IATA will meet with Open Allies and other groups in Miami on Friday to discuss next steps.

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With “Steroid Era” on Deck, Baseball Writers Tighten Hall of Fame Rules

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In the wake of an infamous incident this year in which Miami Herald columnist Dan Le Batard gave his vote to the readers of the blog Deadspin , BBWAA members will now have to complete a registration form and sign a code of conduct.