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 Blog

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?

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

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.

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.”.

GivingTuesday 2018 Scales Generosity and Kindness to New Highs

Beth Kanter's Blog

According to MarketWatch , the grassroots web-based global movement past $1 billion in total online donations since it was launched seven years ago by the 92nd Street Y in New York City. . The results for this week’s GivingTuesday 2018 have been reported.

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?

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.

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.”.

Up Your Event’s Instagram Game

Associations Now

According Wired , the 300,000 tickets available to visit New York City’s Museum of Ice Cream (which cost $18 each) sold out within five days of opening. Visit Milwaukee has a webpage listing can’t-miss shots in the city.

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.

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.

The Happy Healthy Nonprofit Book Tour: You Are Invited To Join Us

Beth Kanter's Blog

Starting next week, we’ll be visiting a few cities on the West and East Coasts – dates below – and would love to see you. Tue Feb 7 – NEW YORK CITY 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Thu Feb 9 – NEW YORK CITY 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Mitigate Risk at the Workplace With a Few Commonsense Measures

Associations Now

For example, CNN’s New York City offices were evacuated yesterday after the cable network received a suspicious package. No organization wants to imagine a scenario where its staff are threatened by violence, but it’s important to be prepared.

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.

French Cheese Board Launches NYC Boutique Shop

Associations Now

To highlight its key product, the trade group for all things French cheese has launched a brand new store in New York City’s SoHo neighborhood, going so far as to hire a design firm to give the shop a striking look.

Google, American Library Association Team on Coding Initiative

Associations Now

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.

Ban on “Issue” Ads in DC Metro System Blocks Popular Advocacy Channel

Associations Now

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.

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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.

ASPCA Expands Reach in NYC With NYPD’s Help

Associations Now

For the past 147 years, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has responded to animal cruelty complaints in New York City. In a New York Times report, the association says the reason for the partnership is to speed up response time.

A night away? We sure did pay.

Aaron Wolowiec

According to a new report by STR Inc. , According to the STR report, New York City boasted the highest room rates in 2014, where hotel guests paid an average of $263 a night. Will this lead to more events in smaller, less desirable cities?

Transportation Group Aims to Keep Urban Bike Riders Safe

Associations Now

212k The number of trips taken through New York City’s Citi Bike program since it launched two weeks ago. One association is working to keep city bikers safe. cities looking to make the urban landscape more hospitable to bicyclists.

N.Y. Governor Rocks Tradeshow Boat

Associations Now

Event organizers in New York City are objecting to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s announcement last week that the New York Boat Show will return to its mid- to late-January dates, leaving several other shows unmoored. A group of tradeshow exhibitors is asking New York Gov.

[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.

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Go to the Social Media Risk Management Conference – Dec 13-14, NYC

SocialFish

Feel like a trip to New York City for some holiday shopping? This conference will provide you the tools necessary to utilize social media in a safe, risk-free manner, subsequently expanding your business and creating exciting, new opportunities.

The Event World Celebrates Global Meetings Industry Day

Associations Now

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.

CEIR Report: Tradeshows Continue Growth Streak

Associations Now

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

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.

Does Wall Street Have Too Much Influence Over Nonprofit Boards?

Associations Now

A new report about the makeup of nonprofit boards suggests that the financial industry is gaining a bigger role in nonprofits—and that’s causing changes in the way such groups are run.