Consumer Brands Association Gathers Experts to Guide CBD Advocacy

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Its new CBD Advisory Board includes former Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis, political figures including former Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett, and former regulators who served in the Food and Drug Administration and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

3 Organizations Using Creative Social Media in Light of COVID-19

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Affectionately nicknamed The Cowboy, The National Cowboy & Western Heritage museum in Oklahoma City shut its doors when social distancing began. Tensions run high as the world deals with the effects of COVID-19. Not letting this tough time control or ruin their spirits, these organizations took to social media to entertain, engage and connect with their audiences. .

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Oklahoma Tornado: How Associations Are Helping Out

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After the tornado this week that killed at least two dozen people and caused widespread damage near Oklahoma City, associations from far and wide have come to the aid of both their members and the community at large. The devastating tornado that touched down outside of Oklahoma City this week may have leveled an entire community, but a number of associations are doing everything they can to help its victims rebuild. “I call Oklahoma City my home.

Tuesday Buzz: Say No to Wine and Cheese, Nonprofits

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Speaking to Alexis Lux of the YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City, Ragland highlights what’s needed to create meaningful experiences for donors. Why donor events need to get beyond being just fancy-schmancy affairs. Also: A generational expert talks up her latest book. That wine and cheese tasting is pretty bland, if you think about it.

Conference Circuit: Cardiology Association Looks Back on 2014

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Down the Line: December 17-21: The American Volleyball Coaches Association ’s annual convention , taking place in Oklahoma City, will give coaches the comprehensive tools they need to get ahead in coaching, with seminars on improved teaching techniques, executive leadership training, and playing on the sand versus on the court, among others. The American College of Cardiology recognizes the challenges and successes of cardiovascular science in 2014.

Friday Buzz: The City With the Best Wireless (Hint: It’s Windy)

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Chicago tops the list of large cities with the best wireless access, beating out several other event hubs. Which is why it might be worth keeping an eye on RootMetrics’ list of the cities with the best mobile coverage. According to the list, one major meetings hub— Chicago —comes out on top, ranking far above Atlanta (10th place); Orlando (33rd place); Washington, DC (48th place); New York City and the surrounding region (98th place); and Las Vegas (115th place).

How Overconfidence Affects Leadership

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But if they’re not careful, that same supreme confidence “can cause detrimental and sometimes disastrous results in their organization,” leadership advisor Lynn Flinn writes in a guest column for the Journal Record of Oklahoma City. Can having too much confidence get leaders into trouble? Research shows that highly confident leaders tend to be popular and take more-informed risks, but being too self-assured also has some serious pitfalls.

Coronavirus Updates for Association and Events Professionals – What You Need to Know

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Woman needed stitches after anti-Asian hate crime attack on city bus, NYPD says (source: NBC News) April 5, 2020 – An unidentified woman and three teens allegedly attacked a 51-year-old Asian woman, hitting her on the head with an umbrella after making anti-Asian remarks. Right now, take New York City. In Wuhan, China, where the virus is thought to have started, five million people had left the city before the shutdown began. About this list.

Daily #COVID19 Updates for Association and Events Professionals – What You Need to Know

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Woman needed stitches after anti-Asian hate crime attack on city bus, NYPD says (source: NBC News) April 5, 2020 – An unidentified woman and three teens allegedly attacked a 51-year-old Asian woman, hitting her on the head with an umbrella after making anti-Asian remarks.