Ohio Brewers Group Launches ‘Ohio on Tap’ App

Associations Now

To promote its craft brewer members and to encourage beer tourism, the Ohio Craft Brewers Association is launching an app that helps people find breweries. The Ohio Craft Brewers Association is launching a mobile app called Ohio on Tap to lead customers to breweries.

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Association Social Media: Philanthropy Ohio


——————— This interview is with Jessica Howard, Membership Services Associate, Philanthropy Ohio. Our main constituents are our members throughout the state of Ohio and our prospect members. Philanthropy Ohio (@PhilanthropyOH) July 9, 2014.

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How one association is strengthening Ohio’s workforce.

YourMembership Blog

Accounting and auditing are the eighth highest in-demand positions in Ohio, and accounting is the sixth best business. The post How one association is strengthening Ohio’s workforce. Demand for CPAs remains historically high, according to the AICPA 2017 Trends in the Supply of Accounting Graduates and the Demand for Public Accounting Recruits, and future hiring expectations continue to be positive, especially among large firms.

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Ohio Bill Would Create State-Run Certification Programs

Associations Now

ASAE is urging its members to weigh in on legislation pending in the Ohio Senate that would impact professional certification programs run by associations. Ohio Senate Bill 255 passed the Ohio Senate in June and has been introduced in the House but has not yet been referred to a committee.

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Ohio CPA Group Launches State-Approved Micro-Learning

Associations Now

After receiving approval from the state’s accountancy board, the Ohio Society of CPAs has launched a collection of 10-minute courses. The approval makes certified public accountants in Ohio the first in the country to be eligible to earn continuing education credit for micro-learning courses.

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Pro-Cannabis Groups See Bright Side of Ohio Loss

Associations Now

Mexico's Big Shift While some might consider Ohio’s vote a setback for legal cannabis, a decision across the border in Mexico’s Supreme Court on Wednesday could be a major turning point for legalization, advocates say.

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8 Points Associations Can Learn from Ohio State’s Marching Band

SCD Group

The hugely successful Ohio State University Marching Band incorporates several practices for associations and nonprofit organizations. I gleaned ideas from band director Jonathan Waters’ presentation and discussion with the Ohio State Alumni Club of Southwest Florida.

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Beekeeping creates big buzz in quaint Ohio town

Beekeeper Group

When I saw the title for the video posted … Continue reading → All about bees Uncategorized Beecology beekeeper Beekeeper Group Ohio SolonIt seems as though there is more than one beekeeper from my hometown! Since I’ve started working at Beekeeper Group, I have developed an uncanny awareness for anything related to bees.

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Best Benefit Ever: Ohio Attorneys Expand Legal Education Resources

Associations Now

Members of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Akron Bar Association both have something to gain from a new cooperative agreement. Why it works for members: Expanding the audience for educational content with little additional effort is a no-brainer for the Ohio State Bar Association.

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The Engaging Story Behind Innovation, iPads and the Ohio State University Marching Band

SCD Group

You may have seen the mind-blowing performances of the Ohio State University Marching Band on YouTube or the Today Show or read about them in USA Today. Jonathan Waters had recently been named director of the Ohio State University Marching Band and was looking for “what can we do better.”

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3 steps to drive student membership growth.

YourMembership Blog

At The Ohio Society of CPAs (OSCPA), we’ve taken a proactive approach to building our membership and growing the future CPA workforce in Ohio. Strategies to expand your association’s younger membership base.

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Focus on Your Passion (and Culture), Not Your Paycheck

Association Adviser

This month’s Corner Office profile shines on Shane Yates, CAE, CMP, executive director of the Ohio Society of Association Executives (OSAE), which has more than 500. From the Corner Office Leadership micro volunteering Ohio Society of Association Executives OSAE Shane Yates small staff organizations Getting it done and having fun.

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From the Corner Office: Scott Wiley, CAE

Association Adviser

Scott Wiley, CAE, head of the Ohio Society of CPAs , and newly elected Chair of the ASAE board, shares his thoughts about advocacy, millennials, member engagement and the importance of financial literacy in an exclusive Association Adviser interview. .

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A Social Media Banana Split

Beekeeper Group

NPR recently aired this story examining how Ohio and North Carolina residents are using Twitter to vie for the favor of the Chiquita fruit company, which is considering moving its Cincinnati headquarters to Charlotte. The report describes how Ohio marketing … Continue reading → Uncategorized Aguirre Banana Baquis Chiquita North Carolina NPR Ohio Salomone Social Media Twitter

Traditions Can Boost Member Loyalty

SCD Group

I went back to Columbus to an Ohio State football game last week. Here is a selection of Ohio State’s Game Day traditions: Skull Session: This is the band’s rehearsal and open to the public. Hang On Sloopy: This popular 1960s song has become a tradition at Ohio State.

Don’t rely on one form of communications for your association

SCD Group

Ohio State recognizes 50 years of varsity ice hockey One common theme among association professionals: frustration about communication with members and prospects. So, Ohio State organized a 50th anniversary event as part of an upcoming Big 10 conference hockey game.

7 Secrets from a Hugely Successful Marching Band

SCD Group

The other day, Jonathan Waters, director of the highly rated Ohio State University Marching Band, shared ideas about the traditions and innovations of the band. During the fall of 2013, the Ohio State Marching Band hit the big time: 20 million people have seen us on YouTube; six billion media exposures worldwide. association communications association executives association management Ohio State University Marching Band TBDBITL

Are You Using Identity as Association Marketing Strategy

SCD Group

Ohio State. Miami (Ohio). Ohio State North Face association executives Nike association leadership association marketing ASAE

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Cultural Alignment Key to Organizational Success

SCD Group

Oregon and Ohio State are playing for the college football championship Monday (1/12/15) night. GoBucks ASAE association CFOs association executives association leadership College Football Championship Jamie Notter Maddie Grant Ohio State Oregon SCD Group Urban Meyer

The New Normal Began in the 1920s

SCD Group

When I went to Ohio State, Woody Hayes coached football. Today, Urban Meyer coaches Ohio State football featuring a pass-heavy spread offense. Art via WoodwardTechnologies.com. When my dad was growing up, Grange Halls dotted the rural landscapes.

Diversity and inclusion must move beyond discussion.

YourMembership Blog

Recently, The Ohio Society of CPAs (OSCPA) has been evolving our diversity and inclusion (D&I) efforts to create an intentional culture shift in the association. Why are we making D&I a priority? Research shows companies that elevate D&I beyond just a focus on creating greater demographic diversity financially outperform their peers and an inclusive business. The post Diversity and inclusion must move beyond discussion. appeared first on YourMembership.

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5 ways your members can up their odds of getting hired from a job board.

YourMembership Blog

The article originally appeared on the blog site of the Ohio State Bar Association.

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What 3 things will your association do well this year?

YourMembership Blog

That’s why at The Ohio Society of CPAs (OSCPA), we’re “focusing on focusing,” a not-so-strategic term for being more […]. Be selective with where and how you spend your time and resources. As association executives, we all know we must evolve our business models to remain relevant.

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Learning Along The Way: 45 Lessons Life Taught Me

Learning Along the Way

Written By Regina Brett, 90 years old, of The Plain Dealer, Cleveland , Ohio. "To About. Archives. Learning Along The Way. 45 Lessons Life Taught Me. To celebrate growing older, I once wrote the 45 lessons life taught me. It is the most-requested column Ive ever written." My odometer rolled over to 90 in August, so here is the column once more: 1. Life isnt fair, but its still good. When in doubt, just take the next small step. Life is too short to waste time hating anyone.

Happy Thanksgiving!

SCD Group

And, getting ready for the Ohio State - Michigan football game! Happy Thanksgiving! In recognition with this holiday, we will not be publishing SCDdaily again until Monday, December 2. Sort of our way of "boycotting" Black Friday. Go Bucks

From #OSAE17: 3 Marketing Trends for Association Professionals to Watch


Last week, I had the opportunity to attend the Ohio Society of Association Executives ’ Annual Conference in Cincinnati. The sessions were great, but one in particular stood out: Dan Farkas ’ Marketing on a Budget: Three Developing Trends for 2017 and Beyond.

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3 Reasons Why the Big Red “M” is Sponsoring an IndyCar - Moery Company

Moery Company

Big example: We’ll be traveling to Detroit, Michigan; Fort Worth, Texas; Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, and Lexington, Ohio for a scheduled IndyCar race.

Inspiration in a Box From One Traditional Meeting Venue

Associations Now

Jason Welch of Kent, Ohio wanted to create an event that celebrated his home state and raised money for a good cause, The Adam S. Hamilton Academic & Athletic Scholarship Fund in honor of the Kent, Ohio-native US Army specialist who died while serving in Afghanistan.

Conference Circuit: That’s So College

Associations Now

The National Association for College Admission Counseling’s 72nd National Conference starts next week in Columbus, Ohio. City: Columbus, Ohio. Rundown Attendees: 6,000. Exhibitors: 100-plus. Education sessions: 100.

Do You (and Your Organization) Strive to Be the Best?

SCD Group

In a radio interview several years ago, football broadcaster and NFL Hall of Famer Dan Dierdorf was asked why Ohio State, Michigan and other Big 10 teams were not winning football games on the national stage. And, Ohio State recruits and builds its team to beat Michigan.

How One Association Changed Its Look from the Inside Out

Associations Now

The Ohio Restaurant Association has been busy behind the scenes, launching an array of new products and services for its members in the last year. We are a unified community providing the Ohio restaurant industry the resources to succeed.

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State Troopers Held a Beauty Contest for Their Cruisers

Associations Now

Congratulations are in order for the Ohio State Highway Patrol, whose cruisers recently won a beauty contest of sorts. The Ohio troopers’ Dodge Charger was tops in the recent “ Best Looking Cruiser Contest ,” sponsored by the American Association of State Troopers.

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FBI Agents Association Helps Build Momentum for Domestic Terrorism Law

Associations Now

Last week, in the wake of the shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, FBIAA called on Congress to enact a law defining domestic terrorism as a federal crime.

In Wake of Deadly Shootings, Nonprofits Aid Local Communities

Associations Now

Blood banks and community foundations sprang into action to accept donations and offer assistance after two mass shootings in Ohio and Texas over the weekend.

What Should Associations Do to Bridge the Education to Employment Gap?

Spark Consulting

Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants. If you’ve been persuaded by the information I’ve shared about The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm the past few days that we do have a large-scale problem that associations are uniquely equipped to address (and I hope you have), the next question is: where do we start? fourth post of The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm release week).

Will MOOC’s Impact Association Educational Offerings?

SCD Group

Here’s the news item: Ohio State Offers Public Online Environmental Science Course Nearly 300,000 students -- from the U.S.,

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Flying without wings: A Beekeeper in an airship

Beekeeper Group

On Monday and Tuesday, I joined a group of 40 people in Akron, Ohio for a product launch hosted by Goodyear. What do Beekeeper Group and the Goodyear Blimp have in common? During the event, the tire company introduced … Continue reading → Auto Practice Events Goodyear Goodyear blimp

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The Workforce Crisis (And What To Do About It)

Association Success

As CEO of the Ohio Society of CPAs, Scott realized his association needed to consider what their industry would look like 15 years in the future, and implemented some radical programs as a result. The workforce development problem in your industry is very real. How can your association pivot towards engaging both younger members and employees?

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Recognition Drives Stronger Member Relationships

SCD Group

While at Ohio State, I had the opportunity to be part of the initial varsity ice hockey team. Ohio State created a “tradition wall” in the hockey locker room. They put a “brick” for every person that ever played hockey at Ohio State.

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5 Colleges Using Social Media to Boost Student-Alumni Relations


Ohio State University. It was no happy coincidence or streak of luck Obama won the votes of Ohio — one of the most notorious swing-states — in 2012. The win was all due to the students at Ohio State University and how tuned in to social media they are.