Hotel Group Launches New Job-Recruiting Initiative

Associations Now

The American Hotel & Lodging Association’s Hospitality is Working campaign will support the recruitment and placement of Opportunity Youth—16 to 24-year-olds who are out of both school and the workforce—in the hospitality industry.

Get the Scoop at the National Conference on Volunteering and Service in Washington, DC in June #NCVS

Beth Kanter

Next month, I will be traveling to Washington, DC for the NCVS Conference and can’t wait. I will be doing a panel on using social media as part of volunteer recruitment.

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Can you really motivate association staff?

SCD Group

We can recruit and hire. jamienotter ASAE association professionals Association CEOs association executives Miami Dolphins SCD Group Washington NationalsJamie Notter posted a great piece this week on culture headlined Why Successful Companies Are Okay with People Leaving.

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Culture Matters: Interview with Jamie Notter


Our plan is to interview local, Washington DC talent in the Branding and marketing space and share their knowledge with you, our audience. Hi, this is Kathi Rabil, CEO of SliceWorks and with me today is Jamie Notter , of Culture That Works.

HighRoad to Showcase Marketing Automation Solutions for Associations at the ASAE Marketing, Membership, and Communications Conference (#MMCCon)

HighRoad Solution

For those of you who are new to the association world, ASAE is holding their annual Marketing, Membership, and Communications (MMC) Conference at the Washington Convention Center. MMCC week is here!

Influence Across America

Spark Consulting

It’s official – my NPR-listening, print Washington Post -subscribing self is a big weirdo.). They were also to recruit a big-name influencer – Ava DuVernay – to support and amplify the campaign, because this is part of the work she does on a daily basis.

Join an Interactive Discussion on - Membership Marketing Blog

Membership Marketing

For those readers located in the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area, I wanted to invite you to attend an interactive session that I am leading for the Maryland Society of Association Executives discussing the results from our Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report. Unleash the Power of Market Testing in your Membership Recruitment. Membership Recruitment. (4). Membership Marketing Blog.

Doing Business in the Middle East ?


MCI Dubai director Ajay Bhojwani presented at the recent ASAE & Center International Conference held earlier this month in Washington DC. Recruitment – No laws or protection for employees as such.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.29.19

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AWTC End-of-Year Reception (Washington DC). Location: Washington DC. When you recruit members, you’re inviting them to your organization’s “party.” Organizer: ASAE Greater Washington / National Capital Community. Location: Washington DC and online.

MGI President Rick Whelan Receives Direct Marketing Association of

Membership Marketing

MGI President Rick Whelan Receives Direct Marketing Association of Washington Distinguished Achievement Award. MGI) President Rick Whelan is the 2009winner of the Direct Marketing Association of Washingtons (DMAW) Award for Distinguished Achievement (ADA). During his tenure as DMAW president, he brought the Production Club of Washington under the associations umbrella and led the adoption of The DMA Ethics Code of Behavior. Membership Recruitment. (4).

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.18.19

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Embracing Data and Technology to Increase Member Engagement (online and Washington DC). Location: online and Washington DC. Accountability and Difficult Conversations (Washington DC). Location: Washington DC. Location: Washington DC.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.10.20

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Meeting Your HR Needs in 2020 (Washington DC Idea Swap). Whether you’re adding new team members, refreshing staff skills, or changing your recruitment and retention approach, now is a great time to determine your HR needs. Location: Washington DC.

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Membership Marketing Blog: Membership Marketing Response.

Membership Marketing

Over a million pieces of recruitment mail were analyzed that went out over several campaigns and there were over 10,000 paid responses. Washington DC. Unleash the Power of Market Testing in your Membership Recruitment. Membership Recruitment. (4).

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.4.19

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You’ve worked your a** off to recruit new members and you’ve successfully brought them aboard. Tech Talk: Collaboration Tools (Washington DC). Location: Washington DC. – Association Women Technology Champions Happy Hour (Washington DC).

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.5.18

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Chapter Roundtable in Washington DC. Location: Washington DC. – Association Palooza VI (Washington DC). Location: Washington DC. Maximizing Association Revenue in a Flat Dues Environment (Washington DC & webinar). Locations: Washington DC and online.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.11.19

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The resulting report from this survey provides benchmarking data and insight into how more than 1,000 associations recruit, engage and retain members and certificants. Embracing Data and Technology to Increase Member Engagement (online and Washington DC). Location: Washington DC.

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Report: Nonprofits Increasingly Challenged to Compete on Salary

Associations Now

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.

Growth for Growth's Sake

Eric Lanke

Recruiting and retaining members is of critical importance to the association, but there is a place where the law of diminishing returns takes over. In this situation, how much time, energy, and resource should we spend on recruiting Marvin Gardens into our membership?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.15.19

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Billhighway shares advice on ways your association can provide member recruitment training to chapters and affiliates. Years ago, my sister-in-law’s dad brought us to a place in Port Townsend, Washington where he said we’d have the best clam chowder of our lives.

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New Survey Offers a Glimpse at Association Staffing Trends, Challenges

Associations Now

The survey of Washington, DC, area associations—which was conducted at the end of 2016—provides a look at staffing priorities and challenges in the association world. Recruiting and retaining talent is a significant challenge, the report shows.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.8.19

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Billhighway suggests how you can help your chapters with member recruitment by sharing your digital and technical expertise and resources. Tue 3/12 at 12/12:30 p.m.* – Developments in Privacy and Data Security for Nonprofits (virtual and Washington DC).

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.16.18

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Tue 2/20 at 7:30/8 a.m.* – Hire Purpose Career Café (Washington DC). Location: Washington DC. Association Women Technology Champions Meetup (Washington DC). Location: Washington DC. How to Write Emails for People Who Don’t Read (Washington DC Idea Swap).

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.12.18

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Mon 10/15 at 12 p.m.* – Let Your Voice Be Heard: Why Mid-Term Elections are Important to Associations (DC Idea Swap – Washington DC). Location: Washington DC. Host: ASAE Greater Washington / National Capital Community. Location: Washington DC.

How Do Your Benefits Match Up?

Associations Now

As wages in the United States have remained largely stagnant , many organizations are turning to benefits to recruit and retain talent. That may not seem surprising until you consider that only 26 percent of employers were leveraging benefits to recruit employees in 2013.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.4.16

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Since presidents are on everyone’s mind this week…I recently discovered the Washington Post’s podcast Presidential. Each episode is dedicated to a president starting with George Washington and ending with Donald Trump.

First Steps to More Diverse Boards

Associations Now

That’s one key conclusion from a recent report from the executive recruiting firm Koya Leadership Partners. But we’ve seen how difficult it is for boards and organizations that aren’t diverse or inclusive to recruit and retain leaders of color.”. Washington, CAE, told me at the time. “It

Give Young Members a Greater Leadership Voice

Associations Now

Now, NAMA uses a digital form that takes about a minute to complete, and it’s easy to share online, which Eberlein says has helped with word-of-mouth recruitment. “A ELN members organize sessions for both NAMA’s tradeshow and its Washington, DC, fly-in.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.29.17

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Tue 10/3 at 12 p.m.* – Association Analytics® Network Meeting (Washington DC). Location: Washington DC. Location: Washington DC or virtual. Greater China Update (Washington DC). Location: Washington DC.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.10.19

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When it comes to goals like recruiting more members, increasing renewals, getting event registrations, and generating non-dues revenue, meaningful engagement with members is more important than ever. Solving with ACE: A Design Thinking Experience (Washington DC and virtual).

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Chasing the Chickens of Membership - Moery Company

Moery Company

I grew up in the suburbs of Washington, DC. For the largest accounts: The Moery Company has utilized a system for recruiting high-level accounts using a “Key Account Matrix.” Full disclosure: I am not a farm girl.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.30.17

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Learn how to define and measure engagement, and how to track that measurement based on retention and recruitment. Chapter Roundtable in Washington DC. More info/register for Washington DC.

#TEC19: How Diversity and Inclusion Power Tech Innovation

Associations Now

That was the message from Consumer Technology Association (CTA) President and CEO Gary Shapiro in a keynote session opening the 2019 ASAE Technology Exploration Conference in Washington, DC, Tuesday morning.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.17.17

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Aptify shows how associations can use inbound marketing for lead generation and, ultimately, membership recruitment. Chapter Roundtable (Washington DC). Location: Washington, DC. Association Palooza V: How Digital Will Transform Your Association (Washington DC).

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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.

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Reach Members on the Air with Podcasts

Associations Now

Podcasts are growing in popularity right now, and it could be a medium ripe for associations to recruit, retain, and engage members. In November, The Washington Post launched a daily podcast called Post Reports to compete against The New York Times’ highly successful The Daily.

Disruptive Advocacy Strategies

Potomac Core

According to Corey Rosenbusch, President and CEO, the association recruited Lowell Randal to serve as Vice President, Government & Legal Affairs to lead an Industry initiative to reduce increasing costs of regulatory compliance.

Daily Buzz: The Lego Method of Stress Relief

Associations Now

Lego, the world’s largest and most profitable toymaker, is zeroing in on a growing demographic: stressed-out adults,” writes Abha Bhattarai in The Washington Post. How the perennial kids’ favorite has become an unlikely way for adults to blow off steam.

The #1 Mistake Associations Make With Their Office Space

Moery Company

After representing trade associations in the Washington, DC market, for the past 13 years, I can say with 100% certainty: The biggest mistake association executives make is waiting too long to engage in the leasing process. Hint: Timing can be your greatest asset – or biggest liability.

Spring Hill College Alumni Board and New Offices for the Verto Solutions Companies

Association Navigator

I’m looking forward to getting reacquainted with the school and helping them with their recruiting efforts. Verto Solutions and Verto Legal Solutions moved into brand new offices in Washington just two weeks ago. The Association Navigator Blog is back.

Strategies for Leveraging Your Government Affairs Staff for Membership Sales

Moery Company

It’s no surprise that for most trade associations, government affairs play a key role in membership recruitment. Typically, associations and membership salespeople view it as a bolded area on their membership recruitment paraphernalia, alongside “Education” and “Communications.”