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.

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.

San Francisco Here We Come


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 ).

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

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: 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: 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.

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.

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.”

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.

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


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

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

Realtors Expand Reach of Accelerator Program

Associations Now

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

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.

Three Simple but Powerful Social Media for Nonprofits Tips

Beth Kanter

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.

The Top 5 Lean Startup Resources for Social Good Organizations

Beth Kanter

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 !

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.

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.

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.

Florist Society’s Solution to Stress: A Little Flower Power

Associations Now

This week, SAF kicked off a new campaign with the help of an old Volkswagen bus—christened the “Flower Power Mobile”—in the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco, home of the 1960s hippie movement. The Society of American Florists is embracing its product’s ties to ‘60s hippie culture in a new chill-out marketing campaign. The Society of American Florists has a message for America: “Flower power” is back in style.

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.

Association Spotlight: Western Independent Bankers

Association Adviser

September 2010 -- Association Spotlight This month's spotlight on association communication excellence falls on the San Francisco-based Western Independent Bankers for its groundbreaking efforts to raise the profile and capabilities of community banks during the nation’s prolonged credit crisis.

An Ingenious Texting Bot from @SFMOMA

Beth Kanter

The San Francisco Museum of Art recently launched an ingenious bot called “Send Me” that allows anyone to send a simple text message and receive a picture of a piece of art matching the idea, words, or phrase texted.

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.

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.

Measuring the Networked Nonprofit: October Book Tour – Events

Beth Kanter

San Francisco (Oct 16/17). “ Measuring the Networked Nonprofit: Using Data for Social Change ,” co-authored with KD Paine is getting into people’s hands!