Beekeeping, With Associations’ Help, Takes New York City By Swarm
AUGUST 3, 2016
Among the many things buzzing through New York City—yellow cabs, fast walkers, cyclists—are lots of bees and multiple beekeeping associations. “Tending beehives on top of New York City and other urban areas is nothing new.
Should New York City Cap The Number of Uber Drivers?
JULY 27, 2015
After New York City’s mayor and city council dropped legislation that would have put a cap on the number of Uber cars allowed in the city, a number of associations responded with mixed reviews. The post Should New York City Cap The Number of Uber Drivers?
New York City Taxi Drivers Launch Association in Response to Uber
AUGUST 14, 2015
If Uber doesn’t like a city’s rules and regulations, it really will leave. That’s what’s happened in San Antonio, to the dismay of its Alamo City customers and the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SAHCC). Uber competitor Lyft also ceased services in the city.
Ethics… Not Again
NonProfit University Blog
OCTOBER 2, 2015
That question came back to mind in reading about an interesting struggle in New York City’s City Council. He spent $140,000 renovating his office; $27,000 on a private smoking deck off of his office; $110,000 on two, new “executive” conference rooms; and he painted his private bathroom and shower. In December 2014, the Board of Trustees , which is appointed by New York City’s Mayor and the Queens Borough President , finally got around to firing the CEO.
Humanizing Business and Helping CFOs with Change
JUNE 1, 2012
The first is a session that I’ll be doing at BlogWorld Expo in New York City , along with my coauthor Maddie Grant and Amy Ward, who is the Membership Director at the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN). Consulting. Speaking. About. Contact. Generations. Humanize. Books: Jamie Notter. Leadership insight.right when you need it. Humanizing Business and Helping CFOs with Change. Posted June 1, 2012. in Announcements , Change , Humanize. Tweet.
Four Community Newsletters You Need to Subscribe To
JANUARY 26, 2017
Even if you don’t go to the monthly Community Manager Breakfast meetups (in San Francisco and New York City), sign up for this weekly newsletter. Where do you turn to for information?
International Compliance Group Expands Into U.S.
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
based office in New York City. membership through referrals from current ICA members, a media campaign, and an open house in New York City.
CEIR Report: Tradeshows Continue Growth Streak
JUNE 9, 2016
According to new research released this week by the Center for Exhibition Industry Research, the first quarter of 2016 maintained its streak of growth, improving by 2.6
City-Based Manufacturing Groups Promote Their Economic Might
MAY 4, 2016
But with the rise of maker culture, artisanal crafts, and locavores across the country, small, city-based manufacturing associations have been flexing their muscle too, arguing that you don’t need a large plant in the suburbs to make an economic impact.
Pop-Up Events: The Next Trend for Associations?
MAY 27, 2016
Some familiar brands have found they’re a great way to not only generate buzz and revenue (between $ 45 billion and $50 billion annually , according to a study conducted by Chicago-based marketing firm PopUp Republic) but also introduce and test new products. New attendee engagement.
Could Less Be More When It Comes to Meetings?
FEBRUARY 17, 2017
At this week’s College Art Association’s 2017 Annual Conference in New York City, all attendees were welcome to stop by the meeting’s dedicated Quiet Room.
Retail Industry’s New Training Effort Wants to Build Better Workers
JANUARY 17, 2017
The National Retail Federation, currently in the midst of Retail’s BIG Show (its annual tradeshow taking place in New York City), announced a new initiative through its NRF Foundation that would boost training and education opportunities for retail workers.
Wednesday Buzz: Facebook Ups Its Events Game
JUNE 29, 2016
The massive social network will now curate hot events in a new feature box. We hope you can get on Facebook’s Featured Events list—it’s sure to be the new hot spot for events , as the social network’s Events section garners 550 million users each month.
The Event World Celebrates Global Meetings Industry Day
APRIL 13, 2016
On Thursday, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) will hold a panel discussion in the city’s new T-Mobile Arena to honor the meetings industry. NYC & Company, the city’s convention and visitor’s bureau, will hold several events honoring the day.
What Old School Hip Hop Teaches Us About Content Marketing
MAY 28, 2013
Gen Y was born and raised on Hip Hop culture—which began in 1970s New York City and has flourished from the 1980s through today. for this fun and informative session, where we’ll invite you to think about your content in all new ways.
New Writers Room Fellowship to Diversify TV Industry
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
The Writers Guild of America, East, and two New York City agencies opened a new writers room fellowship to better include women and minority groups in the television industry. The post New Writers Room Fellowship to Diversify TV Industry appeared first on Associations No
Google, American Library Association Team on Coding Initiative
MARCH 15, 2017
It’s in that spirit that the American Library Association joined forces with Google to teach kids something new—about coding. ALA is working with the tech giant to make resources available to librarians in an effort to make exploring code as easy for kids as exploring a book at the library.
How NYC’s Foam-Container Ban Won Over an Association Ally
JANUARY 13, 2015
Despite the higher cost of using alternatives to polystyrene containers for food packaging, the New York State Restaurant Association backed the city’s new ban on the material, thanks in part to some key concessions.
Airbnb’s Business Travel Fortunes Rise
NOVEMBER 9, 2016
The popularity of annual events such as Dreamforce or South by Southwest might result in hotel room saturation in the host city, forcing business travelers to book alternative accommodations such as Airbnb rentals,” the report states. “In
The Failure of Flyover Leadership
MAY 11, 2009
New Yorkers were not amused. Ethics Governance Leadership Politics Staff Leadership Air Force One Defense Secretary Gates Deputy Chief of Staff Messina DoD FAA flyover leadership Jim Messina leadership lessons Louis Caldera Mayor Bloomberg New York City PAG President Obama September 11th US Air Force White House White House Military Office WMHOThe day after the head of the White House Military Office stepped down President Obama could joke about the fiasco.
IT Group Hosts Virtual Reality Events, Encourages Tech Careers
NOVEMBER 7, 2016
During its “Virtual Reality Experience Tour,” the foundation is hosting events in Washington, DC; Chicago; New York City; Boston; and at CES 2017 in Las Vegas to introduce kids, students, and parents to augmented-reality technology.
Our Favorite 2016 Summer Community Resources
JULY 19, 2016
Although it’s based out of New York City and focuses on that area, it’s useful no matter where you live. And, at the bottom of each issue, they always have New York City-based community or customer support job listings accompanied by a fun GIF.
Monday Buzz: Associations Embrace #GivingTuesday
NOVEMBER 28, 2016
Donations to the American Autism Association won’t benefit just the association—the group is teaming with Ballet for All Kids in New York City to help pay for individual classes for children in the program.
Tech:NYC Builds Unified Voice for City’s Startups
MAY 5, 2016
A new organization dedicated to New York City’s technology scene—founded by the CEO of AOL and one of the city’s most prominent venture capitalists—hopes to expand the startup world’s influence locally.
Executive Connections: Train, Learn, Survive.
FEBRUARY 4, 2009
I attended the Software Information Industry Association (SIIA) Information Industry Summit (IIS) in New York City last week, and I was encouraged by the positive attitudes expressed by leaders in the content industry. In the midst of the current economic turmoil, she sees an opportunity to train 21 st Century employees in new skills—skills that we may not have even heard about yet. Executive Connections. « Launching a Special Year With a Great Summit | Main.
Ban on “Issue” Ads in DC Metro System Blocks Popular Advocacy Channel
MAY 29, 2015
The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, which has long allowed advocacy messages to be posted throughout its system, this week chose to ban all issue-related ads, rather than let an anti-Muslim group display cartoons of the prophet Muhammad on the city’s trains, buses, and stations.
American Bar Association Gives Members Leeway on Jurors’ Social Presences
JUNE 23, 2014
The New York City Bar Association allows social media searches, but sites that notify people that they’ve being researched—LinkedIn, in particular, does this—cannot be used.
Hello, Perfect Community Manager - Are You There?
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
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. It’s not a new tactic, but especially for this particular position, check them out on social.
Boozing, Bribing and Brawling on Election Day
Reid All About it
NOVEMBER 7, 2016
During the 1860 presidential election, Democratic supporters of Stephen Douglas held a “Grand Political Carnival and Ox Roast” in New York City. The New York Times called it “one of the most magnificent affairs of the kind ever held in this neighborhood.”.
How One Foundation Got Kids Interested in Skiing—With Its Own Ski Park
JANUARY 26, 2017
In the three winters that the National Winter Activity Center has been active, the National Winter Sports Education Foundation’s “living lab” has helped drive a massive interest in the slopes among New York City-area kids.
Latest Association & Nonprofit Jobs – April 12
APRIL 12, 2017
The majority of the organization’s senior leadership team originate from corporate backgrounds and are relentlessly focused on improving the organization’s impact and constantly looking at new ways to bring more supporters to the mission.
The Senate’s Press Secretaries Group Keeps It Bipartisan
JANUARY 12, 2017
With the changing of the political guard comes a whole lot of people in new roles. In recent years, the event has put SPSA members in front of Daily Show host Trevor Noah and the editorial boards of The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times , among other notable media.).
Report: Nonprofits Increasingly Challenged to Compete on Salary
MARCH 23, 2015
Job opportunities at nonprofits are growing, but the pay often isn’t enough to bring in new recruits, according to a new report. Nonprofits may be expanding their staffs rapidly, but their relatively low pay remains an obstacle to attracting fresh talent.
Can You Better Serve Your Tradeshow Market?
JANUARY 3, 2014
Is there a way associations can make sure they are living up to current attendee and exhibitor expectations and developing new audiences at the same time? But given a number of factors, including costs and staffing, associations can’t create new tradeshows for every audience.
The Importance Confidence Plays In The Workplace with Susan Marshall of The Backbone Institute
AUGUST 12, 2015
Her corporate and consulting experience includes work with Best Buy, Subaru of America, Harley-Davidson, GE Healthcare, We Energies, New York City Leadership Academy, Boys & Girls Clubs of America and many others. [link]. In this Association Maven’s episode, Josh Studzinski interviews Susan Marshall on how confidence plays a critical role in our jobs. We go through the definition of confidence, how to develop confidence, and ways to change your frame of mind.
How Specialty-Food Producers Are Working to Fight Hunger
JULY 7, 2014
With a large-scale post-event donation to food banks across New York City and the launch of a new foundation, the Specialty Food Association is using its members’ upscale feasts to help feed those who struggle to make ends meet.
Benchmarking and its Application to Your Member-based Organization
JANUARY 12, 2012
For instance, a marketing association can survey its membership to find out what vice presidents of marketing in New York City earn; how much their departmental budget is; and the components of their marketing mix. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions.
NYC-Based Freelancers Union Scores Major Legislative Victory
OCTOBER 31, 2016
In a move likely to have ripple effects nationwide, a new law in New York City will stiffen the penalties for nonpayment of freelance contracts. And a group that fought for New York City to change its rules is celebrating a big win as a result.
Uber, Lyft? No Worries: Public Transit Group Sees Room for Sharing
JULY 26, 2016
In a new report, the American Public Transportation Association says it sees ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft—and the app ecosystem that has risen up around them—as complementary to traditional transportation options, rather than a business threat.
The Innovation Line That Divides Associations
SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
A new study on innovation from Marketing General suggests that there’s a distinct line separating associations that are innovative from those that aren’t. One paragraph in Marketing General’s new survey of innovation in the association space really stands out.