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Countdown to the Leading Change Summit in San Francisco

SocialFish

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.

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.

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).

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.

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!

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.

San Francisco Here We Come

SocialFish

So we're about to head off to sunny San Francisco for NTEN's NTC09 conference. I know some of you will be there and I'm very excited to meet a bunch of NTENny peeps in person for the first time, as well as hang out with Brian Solis , Chris Carfi , Margaret Francis and any other local Tweeps we can find! If you are local and want to meet up, please contact us via Twitter ( @maddiegrant and @lindydreyer ).

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

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.

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.”

Four Community Newsletters You Need to Subscribe To

Higher Logic

Even if you don’t go to the monthly Community Manager Breakfast meetups (in San Francisco and New York City), sign up for this weekly newsletter. Where do you turn to for information?

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.

[Cool Infographic Friday] Best Cities for Women Entrepreneurs

SocialFish

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.

Three Simple but Powerful Social Media for Nonprofits Tips

Beth Kanter's Blog

Note from Beth: The Social Media for Nonprofits Conference is returning to San Francisco on October 11th. Note from Beth: The Social Media for Nonprofits Conference is returning to San Francisco on October 11th.

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.

The Best Times To Post To Social Media: Introducing the Burrito Principle

Beth Kanter's Blog

Note From Beth: Next month I’m lucky enough to be doing the keynote at Social Media for Nonprofits Conference in San Francisco to share some ideas from my book, “ Measuring the Networked Nonprofit ,” winner of the 2013 Terry McAdam Nonprofit book award.

Finally, A Clear Shift in Attitudes About Measuring Social Media

Beth Kanter's Blog

And, it isn’t just San Francisco, it looks like many nonprofits are beginning to understand that it is a waste of time to measure vanity metrics and it essential to focus on outcomes-based measurement as this high level overview from Froggy Loop Blog implies.

Why the advertising industry needs radical change

SocialFish

” 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.

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.

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

Beth Kanter's Blog

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.

Wednesday Buzz: Facebook Ups Its Events Game

Associations Now

Fresh off its launch yesterday, the feature can be seen by iOS-based users in Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, DC. The massive social network will now curate hot events in a new feature box.

The Top 5 Lean Startup Resources for Social Good Organizations

Beth Kanter's Blog

The Best Place to Hear from Tons of Social Good Organizations Using Lean, All In One Place: The Lean for Social Good Summits in New York (Dec 5) and San Francisco (Jan 23). Hint: Beth Kanter will be a judge at the Lean for Social Good Summit in San Francisco !

Conference Circuit: It’s Cellular

Associations Now

The American Society for Cell Biology’s 2016 Annual Meeting begins this weekend in San Francisco. Location: San Francisco. Rundown Attendees: 6,000. Exhibitors: 250.

Customer Success Should Strive for Empathy - And Community Helps

Higher Logic

Here’s an excellent example of how listening to customers can help you respond with empathy, rather than sympathy (or worse -- apathy): how BART (the San Francisco/Bay Area’s public transportation system) responded to angry riders.

Airbnb’s Business Travel Fortunes Rise

Associations Now

On Tuesday, Airbnb lost a bid in federal court to block a similar law from taking effect in the company’s home base of San Francisco. According to statistics from the travel expense firm Concur, corporate travelers significantly increased their use of Airbnb in a recent quarter.

Report: What Lies Ahead for Meetings in 2017

Associations Now

But costly hotel rooms are still abundant in cities such as San Francisco, Boston, and Washington, DC. A new report suggests that events will continue growing next year, but due to narrowing GDP growth, planners should work to rein in costs.

City-Based Manufacturing Groups Promote Their Economic Might

Associations Now

In the past five years, such groups have sprung up in San Francisco , Portland , Cincinnati , Seattle , and elsewhere, taking advantage of Americans’ growing interest in locally sourced products.

New Style Guide Helps Journalists Cover Diversity Topics More Accurately

Associations Now

The Center for Integration and Improvement of Journalism (CIIJ) at San Francisco State University, with help from The Society of Professional Journalists’ (SPJ) Sigma Delta Chi Foundation, released an updated Diversity Style Guide to help journalists writing about diverse subjects and issues. “We’re

As the Calendar Page Turns.It's Tech Conference Season

Association Management

I’m a fan of Beard Papa Cream Puffs by the Moscone Center in San Francisco. As the calendar page turns, it starts to become conference season. The period from February to June is stacked with industry conferences of all kinds in the tech space.

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

SocialFish

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

Tuesday Buzz: The Membership Plight of a Secret Society

Associations Now

What’s the San Francisco-based Latitude Society all about? What happens when a secret society decides to ask for membership dues? The Latitude Society is finding out the hard way. Plus: how to know whether you’re ready to hold a paperless event.

The Latest Battleground for Uber and Lyft? The Airport

Associations Now

All the other options for ground transportation pay some fee to the airport, and these guys are not now doing that anywhere, except (San Francisco International Airport),” CAC Executive Director Jim Lites told the Orange County Register last week.

Meeting Zen: Boosting Attendees’ Mental Well-Being

Associations Now

Knowing that waiting in airports and flying are not always the most pleasant experiences, airports such as San Francisco, Dallas-Fort Worth, and Chicago O’Hare offer complimentary yoga rooms in their terminals so flyers can relax, meditate, and recharge before or in-between flights.

Captivology: The Science of Capturing People’s Attention

Beth Kanter's Blog

For empathy, Parr uses the example of the BatKid story from Make-A-Wish Foundation in San Francisco. If you recall, Make-A-Wish Foundation in San Francisco made a wish come true for Miles Scott, a young boy with Leukemia.

Should You Go “Speed Dating” for Board Members?

Associations Now

Earlier this month more than 150 organizations gathered in San Francisco to go hunting for board members. Board recruitment is still a struggle at associations. A recent event offers a lesson in the virtues of actively expanding your volunteer pool.

Hello, Perfect Community Manager - Are You There?

Higher Logic

Currently there are 114, 657+ open positions for community managers on LinkedIn – New York City, San Francisco and Los Angeles rank as the top three cities in the United States. Are you looking to hire a community manager for your online community? You’re not alone.

Hotel Group Takes on Airbnb, Short-Term Rentals

Associations Now

” Headaches in its strongest markets: The fresh lobbying campaign by the hotel industry comes as Airbnb is facing regulatory conflict in two large markets—the city of San Francisco and the state of New York.

Thursday Buzz: Event Planning for a Million People

Associations Now

Event-planning pro Jarno Stegeman, also known professionally as The Event Tutor, spoke with George Ridgely , the executive director of San Francisco Pride, about how he and his team prepare for the world-renowned San Francisco Pride Parade and Celebration.

What Makes Lyft Different

Higher Logic

In San Francisco, their home city, Lyft highlighted the most popular restaurant and bar but also the most popular transit stop and neighborhood. The other week, in San Francisco, the weather was incredible and Lyft sent out an email: 15% off ride to or from your nearest park.