San Antonio CVB Takes Steps to Transition to Nonprofit

Associations Now

The San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau wants to better their competitive advantage and bring in more money by transitioning to a nonprofit. San Antonio has recently renovated the Henry B.

Creating a Sustainable Organization

SCD Group

Here are the highlights of the USA Today story: The Detroit Red Wings and the San Antonio Spurs play different sports in different leagues on different surfaces in different states, but make no mistake: They''re the same team. We''ve all been together a lot of years," San Antonio owner Peter Holt says. Detroit Red Wings association leaders SCD Group USA Today San Antonio Spurs Forbes Group St.

Conference Circuit: Musical Meeting

Associations Now

The 2018 joint meeting of the American Musicological Society and the Society for Music Theory begins next week in San Antonio. City: San Antonio. Rundown Attendees: 2,100 plus. Research presentations: 500 plus. Exhibitors: 40.

2014 NAGDCA Annual Conference – Record-breaking!

AMR Management Services

The National Association of Government Defined Contribution Administrators met September 14-17 in San Antonio, TX and celebrated its largest ever conference, with 896 members in attendance

2014 NAGDCA Annual Conference – Record-breaking!

AMR Management Services

The National Association of Government Defined Contribution Administrators met September 14-17 in San Antonio, TX and celebrated its largest ever conference, with 896 members in attendance

New York City Taxi Drivers Launch Association in Response to Uber

Associations Now

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 Has a History of Fighting Regulation. It’s not a bluff.

Presentation: Managing the Multi-Generational Workplace

Jamie Notter

Here are my slides from this morning’s presentation to the Architectural Precast Association in San Antonio. For a change, I’m NOT speaking about Humanize , but talking about generational differences in the workplace. Thanks to everyone who came to the presentation! As promised, here is a link to the ebook I wrote on Generational Diversity. Enjoy! Best reference on the topic: Generations , by Strauss and Howe. Diversity Generational Diversity

Conference Circuit: Higher Learning

Associations Now

More than 5,000 attendees are expected in San Antonio, Texas. Around 5,500 student affairs professionals from around the globe are headed to San Antonio to be inspired and to hear from industry leaders on topics relevant to their campuses. City: San Antonio, Texas.

Three Cities Sync Up to Generate More Meetings Business

Associations Now

Taking a new team approach, Baltimore, San Antonio, and Anaheim, California, will combine resources to offer meeting planners a one-stop-shop for all three destinations.

Friday Buzz: Moving Past the Ice Bucket Challenge

Associations Now

a huge nonprofit fundraiser in San Antonio, begins this Tuesday, with the goal of raising $4 million for the lengthy list of participating organizations. What’s the connection between the San Antonio event and the ALS Association’s titanic fundraising campaign?

Conference Circuit: Franchise Forum

Associations Now

The International Franchise Association’s 2016 Convention takes place in San Antonio starting this weekend. Location: San Antonio, TX. Rundown Attendees: 3,000. Exhibiting Companies: 300. Mini Super Session Speakers: 3.

Conference Circuit: Lights On

Associations Now

The National Association of Independent Lighting Distributors’ 2016 Annual Conference will begin in San Antonio this weekend. Location: San Antonio, Texas. Rundown Expo hours: 7.5. General Sessions: 4.

Conference Circuit: Going the Distance

Associations Now

The Texas Distance Learning Association’s 2016 Annual Conference begins early next week in San Antonio. Location: San Antonio, Texas. Rundown Attendees: 400. Sessions: 120. Exhibit hours: 10.

Venue Staff Can Make (or Break) an Attendee’s Experience

Associations Now

Visit Baltimore and Visit San Antonio are two other CVBs making the CTA program a priority. The CTA program is designed to build on our already high customer-service level throughout the city,” said San Antonio CVB Executive Director Casandra Matej in a press release.

Five Tips for Motivating Physician Learners

Web Courseworks Associations

Web Courseworks is attending SACME in San Antonio, TX.

If You’re Looking for a Job, Look Inland, Lists Say

Associations Now

Sydney Bennet of Apartment List noted that large coastal cities like New York, Chicago, and San Francisco tend to price themselves out of the market, leading smaller markets to be a better bet.

Is the Library’s Future Bookless?

Associations Now

Public library openings are not typically big news events, so what makes the BiblioTech in San Antonio so special?

Associations Get in the St. Patrick’s Day Spirit

Associations Now

Patrick’s Day in Dublin or Cork this year, but if you’re in San Antonio, you can get pretty close to the spirit of the holiday while staying stateside. 82.5 % The percentage of consumers who plan to celebrate St.

The Associations Haunting Houses Around the Country

Associations Now

For example, Netherworld , located outside of Atlanta, relies on high-quality foam and silicone to build its monsters, while San Antonio’s 13th Floor uses animatronics to offer up its scares—and has a website that evokes a Hollywood movie, not a local event. (

The Seven Leadership Secrets of Great Team Captains

SCD Group

national woman’s soccer team (1996-1999) San Antonio Spurs of National Basketball Association (1997-2016) Barcelona professional soccer (2008-2013) France national handball (2008-2015) New Zealand All Blacks national rugby team (2011-2015).

Successful Social Media Content Strategy Is A Continuous Improvement for Nonprofits

Beth Kanter's Blog

I was in San Antonio this week to facilitate an interactive master class for 300 nonprofits that was hosted by the San Antonio Nonprofit Council that hosts The Big Give, a very successful local giving day.

Study: Public Can’t See Past Profit Motive of Social Good Companies

Associations Now

In the work, Saerom Lee, an assistant professor of marketing at The University of Texas at San Antonio, and coauthors Karen Winterich, an associate professor of marketing at Pennsylvania State University, and Lisa E.

Texas House Considers Discriminatory Bill Alternative

Associations Now

Business groups including the Texas Association of Business and Keep Texas Open for Business, along with convention authorities in Dallas, Austin, San Antonio, and other major metropolitan areas, also oppose the bill and efforts by state Republicans to change social policy in Texas.

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KiKi's Unofficial ASAE Annual 2016 Party List (a.k.a. How to Never Be Alone at #ASAE16)

KiKi L'Italien's Acronym Soup

Every year, for the past several years, I make it a point to attend the ASAE Annual Conference. This conference is where anyone involved with associations and nonprofits can connect with others working in that space. Because it is the best way to catch up with the "Who's Who" of the association world. To be sure, ASAE Annual promises opportunities in learning and networking. It also promises a ton of parties in all shapes and sizes.

Outdoor Advertising: Charting a Fake Campaign’s Viral Boost

Associations Now

The RushmoreVote campaign placed 164 ads on billboards and bus shelters in Cincinnati, San Antonio, Phoenix, and Sacramento, California, and asked consumers to go online to vote for the president they thought should be the face added to Mt.

We All Can Win Championships

YourMembership Blog

And that led me to think about the San Antonio Spurs and their newly earned 2014 NBA Championship. I am writing this post from beautiful St. Paul, Minnesota, where I spoke at the Midwest Society of Association Executives 58 th Annual Meeting and Expo.

Groups Denounce Texas Bill as Discriminatory Ahead of Special Session

Associations Now

According to Texas Welcomes All, the state has already lost $66 million in revenue due to cancellation of events that were to have been held in Austin, Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, and Arlington.

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Give Back: Community Service Projects at Conferences

Associations Now

Next up is the Association of Asthma Educators’ 2014 Annual Conference , taking place in San Antonio next month. Sure, your association’s meeting may bring a lot of money to the host city, but why not also give your attendees the opportunity to help out the local community?

New Campaign Celebrates the People, Experiences of Texas

Associations Now

It is sponsored by partner companies and members Visit Houston, Visit San Antonio, Discover Denton, Port Royal Resort, and the Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau.

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Seventh-day Adventist Politicians Gain Community With New Association

Associations Now

The World Adventist Public Officials Association, which held its first general meeting in San Antonio earlier this month , brought in international politicians from countries such as Jamaica, Brazil, and the Philippines.

Conference Circuit: A Healthy Host for a Holistic Association

Associations Now

28–30: The annual conference of the American Bankers Association will be held in San Antonio this year, and by looking at the conference program, it’s obvious that the question of millennials and younger members stretches across all association boundaries.

Conference Circuit: Math Associations Multiply Their Influence

Associations Now

Attendees will gather in San Antonio, January 10-13, to talk about all things mathematical, as well as some unexpected topics. The American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America demonstrate math’s wide-ranging influence at its Joint Meetings.

Conference Circuit: Affirmative Action Takes Center Stage

Associations Now

Scientific professionals, lay members, and students will gather down in San Antonio. Share Your Own Have an upcoming event you’d like to tell your association peers about?

These Are the World’s Best Airports

Associations Now

And coming in third place were airports in Austin and San Antonio, Texas; Detroit; Sacramento, California; and Toronto (Billy Bishop). The release of the latest Airport Service Quality awards, announced recently by Airports Council International, shows that U.S.

John Graham on ASAE’s 2017 Advocacy Efforts

Association Adviser

We opposed several version of this bill that would pre-empt existing anti-discrimination ordinances in cities like Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth and San Antonio that protect the community.

‘Black Swan’ Ruling Could Impact Unpaid Internships

Associations Now

“This trend is probably going to expand beyond media companies and beyond New York,” Laura O’Donnell, a lawyer at Haynes & Boone in San Antonio who has written about interns and employment law, told Reuters.

Conference Circuit: Catholic Higher Education Leaders Think Big

Associations Now

February 4-7: They say everything’s bigger in Texas, and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association ’s event in San Antonio is no exception. The Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities’ yearly meeting encourages members to embrace innovative problem solving.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.13.17

Reid All About it

Hosts: Smart Meetings, Go Providence, The Westin Riverwalk San Antonio, and The Westin Denver International Airport. It’s that time of year – your chance to participate in the industry’s most comprehensive study on membership marketing.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.13.17

Reid All About it

Hosts: Smart Meetings, Go Providence, The Westin Riverwalk San Antonio, and The Westin Denver International Airport. It’s that time of year – your chance to participate in the industry’s most comprehensive study on membership marketing.

How Do I Get My Nonprofit’s CEO To Use Twitter or other Social Media?

Beth Kanter's Blog

“You have to show not just tell your CEO about social media”- @carolynsave “Create a tweetorial” – @kanter #afpshift pic.twitter.com/zKggoMllYB. Ettore Rossetti (@EttoreRossetti) March 25, 2014.

The Board Member’s Role as Face of the Association

Associations Now

By virtue of their position, association board members can be key players in member engagement and recruitment efforts. Our topic today is a year in the making. In a post here last February, I posed a question: “ What do you tell your board about membership?

The Clock Incident: How Associations Responded to Muslim Teen’s Arrest

Associations Now

Michael Gilbert, a University of Texas-San Antonio associate professor who serves as executive director of the National Association of Community and Restorative Justice, noted that such policies, which are strong in Texas, can lead to overreactions.

Expand Your Product Line: Clone Your Classic Conference into Punchy Regionals

Association Success

For us, that tends to be Anaheim, Orlando, San Antonio, Nashville, and Boston. Supplement your national conference with regional events and watch participation grow. For many associations, our traditional national conferences are like classic BMWs - four doors, a black or silver exterior, and time-honored elegance that appeals to a top-end market. However, our entire audience might not be shopping for the BMW of conferences.