Are San Francisco Nonprofits Getting Priced Out?

Associations Now

Dozens of nonprofits have applied for public funding in response to a rise in commercial rents corresponding with San Francisco’s growing status as a tech hub. The San Francisco Examiner reported this week that 42 nonprofits applied for funds ahead of the November deadline.

Countdown to the Leading Change Summit in San Francisco


Launching this September 3-6 in San Francisco, LCS is not your typical conference with hundreds of workshops to choose from, and parties every night. You’re invited to NTEN’s inaugural Leading Change Summit in San Francisco.

Goodwill Modernizes the Donation Bin in San Francisco

Associations Now

But with a little redesign, a little technology, and a little collaboration, a new Goodwill initiative in San Francisco aims to make it painless for the public to donate textiles. The post Goodwill Modernizes the Donation Bin in San Francisco appeared first on Associations Now

Counseling Association Chooses San Francisco as New Host of 2017 Annual Meeting

Associations Now

With 10 months to go before its 2017 conference, the American Counseling Association has selected San Francisco as its host city. We believe that San Francisco will be an enjoyable and active city for our conference,” ACA CEO Richard Yep, FASAE, CAE, said in a statement.

Anti-Tobacco Group Plays Small Ball, May Win Big in San Francisco

Associations Now

Now, the group is taking a grassroots approach and could score its first win this week in San Francisco. The post Anti-Tobacco Group Plays Small Ball, May Win Big in San Francisco appeared first on Associations Now

San Francisco Backs Down on Cellphone Radiation Law

Associations Now

After a legal challenge by CTIA-The Wireless Association, the city of San Francisco has decided to halt its plan to enforce an ordinance requiring warnings to consumers about the dangers of cellphone radiation.

See You at NTC 2012 in San Francisco Next Week!

Beth Kanter

Next week should be officially be named “Nonprofit Techie Week” in San Francisco! Next week should be officially be named “Nonprofit Techie Week” in San Francisco! Flickr Photo by Star Dust.

A night away? We sure did pay.

Aaron Wolowiec

The next three top-dollar locations: Oahu Island in Hawaii ($221 a night), San Francisco ($207) and Miami ($185). Filed under: Associations , Meetings Tagged: Atlanta , Denver , event , hospitality , Hotel News Now , hotels , Miami , Nashville , revenue , ROI , San Francisco , STR Inc.

The Big Picture: The Gripman Cometh

The Big Picture

My family and I just enjoyed a spring break vacation in San Francisco (or we enjoyed two days and then we endured the cold rain during the others anyways). Had similar experiences in San Francisco. Yep, we had both types of experiences on our last trip to San Fran.

We Are Not Angry Enough (MIX Mashup Notes)

Jamie Notter

That was the first line in my notebook from the MIX Mashup event I attended in San Francisco a month ago. Consulting. Speaking. About. Contact. Generations. Humanize. Books: Jamie Notter. Leadership insight.right when you need it. We Are Not Angry Enough (MIX Mashup Notes).

Getting Ready for the MIX Mashup

Jamie Notter

Next week, Maddie and I will be in San Francisco for a one-day conference called the MIX Mashup. Consulting. Speaking. About. Contact. Generations. Humanize. Books: Jamie Notter. Leadership insight.right when you need it. Getting Ready for the MIX Mashup. Posted June 13, 2012. in Announcements , Books and Reading , Humanize. Tweet. And this time, we’re NOT speaking. We are actually going to attend a conference for a change!

Game Developer Conference 2010

Moving through the Association World

Last week I attended my second Game Developer Conference in San Francisco at the Moscone Center. While I had a great time at San Francisco I am happy to get back home. Check out some pictures from my week in San Francisco! Work ASAE GDC IGDA San Francisco

Progress in Progress

Robert M Barnes

Apple Store, San Francisco. Every time I look at this photo it makes me smile. So simple, yet so powerful. Innovation Wobbly Jelly Stuff

Conference Circuit: Western Economics

Associations Now

The Western Economic Association International’s 94th Annual Conference begins this weekend in San Francisco. Venue: Hilton San Francisco Union Square. City: San Francisco. Rundown Attendees: 2,300 plus. Papers: 1,300 plus. Sessions: 379.

Conference Circuit: Nuclear Cardiology

Associations Now

The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology’s 23rd Annual Scientific Session begins next week in San Francisco, with more than 1,000 healthcare professionals in attendance. Venue: San Francisco Marriott Marquis. City: San Francisco.

Conference Circuit: American Psychiatric Association

Associations Now

The American Psychiatric Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting begins this weekend in San Francisco. City: San Francisco. Rundown Attendees: 15,000 plus. Scientific sessions: 400 plus. Exhibit booths: 300. Committee and allied group meetings: 200 plus.

Conference Circuit: Information Overload

Associations Now

The Association for Information Systems’ International Conference on Information Systems 2018 begins next week in San Francisco. Venue: San Francisco Marriott Marquis. City: San Francisco. Rundown Attendees: 1,500. Sponsors: 30. Exhibitors: 15.

[Cool Infographic Friday] Best Cities for Women Entrepreneurs


2. San Francisco. Women in San Francisco are active in the bustling entrepreneurial scene of the Bay Area and Silicon Valley — 30% of the city’s businesses is run by women. Whoo hoo! Washington, DC (where we live) is ranked number 1!! See the full list here.

Events Next Week

Jamie Notter

I will be in San Francisco all of next week, which will include two different speaking events. The event will be at the PG&E building in downtown San Francisco, starting at 6pm.

Conference Circuit: Auto Dealers

Associations Now

The National Automobile Dealers Association’s 2019 NADA Show begins next week in San Francisco. City: San Francisco. Rundown Attendees: 20,000 plus. Exhibiting companies: 500 plus. Workshops and education sessions: 100 plus.

Musings from the RSA Conference

Association Management

RSA Conference is this week in San Francisco. This event is like the annual prom for the security industry—part conference, part trade show, part “place to be.”

Realtors Association Launches Effort to Fight Event Food Waste

Associations Now

And FRN says it’s ready to help as needed, including at NAR’s annual Realtors Conference & Expo, to be held in San Francisco in November—an event that will have an estimated 200,000 attendees. “We

Conference Circuit: Mental Wellness

Associations Now

The Anxiety and Depression Association of America’s 2017 Annual Conference begins next week in San Francisco. Venue: Hilton San Francisco Union Square. Location: San Francisco. Rundown Attendees: 1,000. Poster presenters: 300. Sessions: 170 plus.

Come to #12NTC – the best nonprofit conference of the year. Seriously.


Where: Hilton San Francisco, 333 O’Farrell Street, San Francisco.

50 Things That Shaped Our World in 1969

Association Adviser

On August 21, Donald and Doris Fisher opened the first Gap store in San Francisco. On September 22, San Francisco Giant Willie Mays of the San Francisco Giants becomes the first MLB player since Babe Ruth to hit 600 career home runs.

Round Two: CTIA Fights Another Local Cellphone Ordinance in Court

Associations Now

Roughly two years after ending a similar fight with the city of San Francisco, CTIA: The Wireless Association has sued the nearby city of Berkeley over an ordinance that it says would require the industry to falsely claim that cellphones put users at risk of radiation exposure.

Fighting Homelessness: Libraries on the Front Lines

Associations Now

And the association made poor and homeless patrons a key focus of its 2015 Diversity and Outreach Fair in San Francisco in June. Leah Esguerra became the the first social worker of her kind when she was hired by the San Francisco Public library in 2009.

Claim Your Nonprofit Scholarship for BoxWorks

Beth Kanter

BoxWorks 2018 is just over three months away on Aug 29-30 in San Francisco and the nonprofit sessions are a great place for learning about digital transformation (and networking too.). Is your nonprofit grappling with digital transformation of its programs and operations?

The Highs and Lows of Per Diem Rates

Associations Now

reaching a peak near San Francisco. And those cities that do cost significantly more than average—San Francisco’s $547.34 per night, but the food cost, $121.21, is slightly more than that of San Francisco.

CompTIA Study Finds Tech Hubs Where You Wouldn’t Expect Them

Associations Now

Yes, you’re probably aware that San Francisco or Seattle are tech hotbeds, but what about Huntsville, Alabama, or Lansing, Michigan? The list put a lean on cities that had affordable costs of living, but even considering that, some of the most expensive cities in the country—including San Francisco, Boston, and San Jose, California—ranked high on the list.

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

Beth Kanter

Tue Jan 31 – SAN FRANCISCO 12:00pm-1:30pm. TechSoup Lunch Time Brown Bag , 435 Brannan St, San Francisco, CA 94107. Thu Feb 2 – SAN FRANCISCO 3pm-5pm. 312 Sutter Street San Francisco, CA 94108.

Conference Circuit: Fundraising Fundamentals

Associations Now

The Association of Fundraising Professionals’ 2017 International Fundraising Conference kicks off in San Francisco this weekend. City: San Francisco. The Peep Show”) to San Francisco. Rundown Attendees: 3,000. Exhibitors: 200 plus.

Why the advertising industry needs radical change


” See what you think of this slide deck by Gareth Kay at Goodby, Silverstein and Partners, and ad agency based in San Francisco. “We all know we’re living in a period of massive, accelerating change.

Realtors Expand Reach of Accelerator Program

Associations Now

Last August, the association held its first iOi (innovation, opportunity, and investment) Summit in San Francisco.

What the Sharing Economy Means for Association Meetings

Associations Now

Late last month the San Francisco Travel Association (SFTA) made headlines when it became the first destination marketing organization to partner with Airbnb. One CVB recently became the first to partner with Airbnb.

Pi Day Hits a Landmark Anniversary for Number Crunchers and Pastry Lovers

Associations Now

About that physicist: Larry Shaw, who worked at the San Francisco Exploratorium, a nonprofit science museum, came up with the idea in 1988 , inspired by the fact that the date matched the first three digits of Pi, 3.14, the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter.

Study: Your Knitting Hobby May Improve Your Job Performance

Associations Now

A new study by San Francisco State University psychologists shows the positive impact that creative hobbies can have on workers’ productivity and on-the-job performance.

Daily Buzz: A New Way to Bring AR to Meetings

Associations Now

The tours are currently in New York, San Francisco, London, Paris, Hong Kong, and Tokyo through mid-August. Apple’s new augmented reality walking tour offers one way to leverage your meeting destination. Also: Does your event have a disaster preparedness plan?

How a Nonprofit Helps Deliver on a Musical Act’s Ambitions

Associations Now

One of the reasons we started our festival in San Francisco is because … we needed to re-establish ourselves as a group from San Francisco,” she explained.

Associations Make Their Winning Predictions For Super Bowl Sunday

Associations Now

While some in San Francisco are worried about the costs of hosting the Super Bowl and events leading up to the game, other city business leaders are touting the potential gains in tax revenue. This Super Bowl will be a cost benefit to the city of San Francisco,” Lazarus said.