Beekeeping, With Associations’ Help, Takes New York City By Swarm

Associations Now

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?

Associations Now

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

Associations Now

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.

Mixed Support for New York City’s New Sodium Warning

Associations Now

When New York City became the first place in the country to require chain restaurants to post a warning next to high-sodium items, a number of associations came out both for and against the new rule. On December 1, New York City became the first city in the U.S.

New York City’s “Bloomberg Soda Ban” Dies With Appeals Court Ruling

Associations Now

While the large-soda ban is out of the picture in New York City, the beverage industry still could face a set of regulatory challenges. In New York Statewide Coalition of Hispanic Chambers of Commerce v. The Next Soda-Wars Front?

Humanizing Business and Helping CFOs with Change

Jamie Notter

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.

The Failure of Flyover Leadership

Wired4Leadership

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.

1-On-1 with Joe Bednar: Delivering Value to an Alumni Club

Wild Apricot

Here are highlights of an interview with Joe Bednar, president of the Whitman Syracuse University Alumni Club in New York City, who offers insight into how to provide value and help an alumni organization flourish. membership member-advisory-group

Four Community Newsletters You Need to Subscribe To

Higher Logic

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?

Public-Private Collaboration Drives Freelancers Union’s New NYC Hub

Associations Now

A new Brooklyn facility for freelancers—launched in collaboration with the Freelancers Union and New York City—could prove inspiration for a field that’s growing in prominence but comes with a lot of extra complications.

Conference Circuit: Linguistic Society of America

Associations Now

The Linguistic Society of America’ s 2019 Annual Meeting begins January 3 in New York City. Venue: Sheraton New York Times Square. City: New York City. Rundown Attendees: 1,000 plus. Research poster presentations: 225.

NYC-Based Freelancers Union Scores Major Legislative Victory

Associations Now

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.

New Writers Room Fellowship to Diversify TV Industry

Associations Now

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

Add Chapters to Make an Old Association Feel New

Associations Now

Launching a chapter network has helped PEN America, a literary organization with almost 100 years of history, recruit new members and reinvent opportunities for member engagement at the local level. New threats to free expression, press freedom, and discourse have emerged.”.

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New York Law May Signal Challenges Coming for Airbnb

Associations Now

An agreement with New York City this month removes some liability concerns for Airbnb in its largest market. The move was the result of a liability shift related to a New York state law that fines parties who rent apartments for less than 3o days—Airbnb’s bread and butter.

With Eye Toward Diversity, NYC Gives Grants to Nonprofit Theaters

Associations Now

New York City is allocating $2 million in grants to nonprofit theaters throughout the city, with the goal of allowing theaters to target diverse staffs and audiences. “New York is a theater town,” de Blasio stated, according to Deadline.

Association Boosts Legal Fight Over NYC Taxi Medallions

Associations Now

New York City taxi medallions have severely declined in value as a result of the rise in app-based ride-hailing alternatives. million each but now have a value of as little as $150,000, according to The New York Times.

Why Coworking Will Survive the WeWork Saga

Associations Now

In some cases, associations and other nonprofit organizations have established their own coworking spaces—including the Freelancers Union, which earlier this year launched a partnership with New York City.

Report: The Story Machine Learning Tells About Nonprofits

Associations Now

Meanwhile, benefits and insurance nonprofits tend to get the best funding in the Midwest and a handful of other isolated states around the country (Nevada, New Mexico, Arkansas, New Jersey). The report also noted that cities tended to be hot spots for specific kinds of organizations.

Membership Hack: Host an ‘Amazing Race’

Associations Now

The American Probation and Parole Association is adding some friendly competition to its annual conference to get members moving in their host city. We have three sites in New York helping to put this challenge together, and each stop will be a chance for our members to learn.”.

Conference Circuit: American Orchestras

Associations Now

More than 1,000 artistic administrators, composers, conductors, musicians, and business partners are headed to Nashville to network with colleagues, learn about new industry innovations, and discuss how orchestras can grow and adapt. City: Nashville. Rundown Attendees: 1,000 plus.

Our Favorite 2016 Summer Community Resources

Higher Logic

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.

Funding Initiative to Support Black-Owned Businesses Hits the Local Level

Associations Now

The Association for Enterprise Opportunity, continuing its three-year Tapestry Project, has launched “action labs” in five cities to support black-owned businesses. cities: Atlanta, Detroit, Minneapolis, New York City, and Raleigh, North Carolina.

[Cool Social Tools] Centscere for Millennial Giving

SocialFish

This series of posts is for software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. Millennial giving is growing swiftly on Centscere , a B Corp based in New York City.

PR Week Award

Beekeeper Group

The Beekeeper Group partners accepted the honor at the 15th annual PRWeek Awards in New York City this past March. Beekeeper Group is honored and excited to announce that we have been named the 2014 PRWeek Boutique Agency of the Year.

What Old School Hip Hop Teaches Us About Content Marketing

SocialFish

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.

Boozing, Bribing and Brawling on Election Day

Reid All About it

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.”.

Hospital Association Uses Grant to Build Opioid-Fighting Tactics

Associations Now

Kasich, working with West Virginia University President Gordon Gee, is launching a new group called Citizens for Effective Opioid Treatment, which will help direct any settlements related to opioid treatments to hospitals, rather than state or local governments.

The Power of Person Accounts: Customer 360 

Nimble AMS

At the Salesforce World Tour New York City conference in December, it was made very clear how important Person Accounts is to the future of Salesforce and their vision of the Customer 360. Salesforce Customer 360 is a new cross-cloud technology initiative that makes our B2C Marketing, Commerce, and Service products work better together.

How to Get Attendee Personalization Right

Associations Now

More recently, I came across the International Security Conference & Exposition , which will take place in November in New York City.

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How NYC’s Foam-Container Ban Won Over an Association Ally

Associations Now

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.

2018 Forrester CXNYC Forum Recap: How Communities Add Value to the Customer Experience

Higher Logic

Two weeks ago, I attended the Forrester Customer Experience forum in New York City. The forum focused on leveraging Forrester’s recent research to help customer experience (CX) professionals deliver better CX. What does CX have to do with communities, you may ask?

Join me at the Mashable #socialgood Summit

SocialFish

Held at the heart of UN week, the Summit is where big ideas meet new media to create innovative solutions. It ignites conversations between a live audience in New York City and thousands around the world participating via Livestream.

Turn Sustainability Into Member Benefits and Engagement

Associations Now

Last week, I was struck by the words of Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist, who spoke with intense emotion at the 2019 United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York City.

Could Your Association Thrive in a Remote-First Culture?

Associations Now

The issue is this: These industries have focused on certain regions of the country—tech in Silicon Valley and Seattle, media in New York and DC—a model that made more sense when physical limitations made it harder to spread out. The syndicates were in New York City, and both the relationships and logistics involved were important to the comic artists. (A

Nonprofits, Technology and the Social Collaboration of the Future

SocialFish

You may recall that I spent an amazing couple of days at the Mashable Social Good Summit in New York City a couple of weeks ago. A big, big important theme that came out for me was that of how social responsibility and social collaboration need to be better connected. I’d like to post here two videos of short talks that particularly resonated with me. Key tweets from my stream are included.

How Specialty-Food Producers Are Working to Fight Hunger

Associations Now

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.

Hello, Perfect Community Manager - Are You There?

Higher Logic

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.

City-Based Manufacturing Groups Promote Their Economic Might

Associations Now

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.

After Settlement with Trade Groups, NYC Halts Menu Labeling Rules

Associations Now

New York City, which originated many of the menu labeling standards that the Food and Drug Administration is trying to implement, won’t jump ahead of the FDA’s own planned deadlines after a coalition of trade groups sued the city.