TechCamp: Empowering Women Through Technology

Beth Kanter

initiative – an effort to galvanize the technology community to assist civil society organizations (CSOs) across the globe by providing capabilities, resources and assistance to harness the latest information and communications technology (ICT) advances to build their digital capacity. Unfortunately, that was not possible. TechCamp: Empowering women through technology - guest post by Ma’ayan Alexander. The spirit of his statement inspired the entire seminar.

25+ Free Nonprofit Webinars for July 2010

Wild Apricot

There’s no more convenient way to brush up on your skills than to do your professional development online - and July 2010 brings us lots of free online presentations and seminars for fundraisers, board members, administrators, active volunteers, volunteer coordinators, and other non-profit folks.(

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Science, Technology Groups Ask Congress To Loosen Federal Travel Regulations

Associations Now

Looking to reverse the damage done by recent budget cuts, 63 science and technology associations have asked Congress to scale back federal travel restrictions viewed as an impediment to important industry work. Leaders of several of the nation’s leading science and technology organizations want the Obama administration to lift travel restrictions for federal employees, and they’ve asked Congress for help.

SCD Group: 5 Articles on Association Meetings & Education

SCD Group

Education (whether conferences, seminars or webinars) represents a key component – and major revenue source – of most associations. Google Enters The Realm of Online Events By Julius Solaris via Event Manager Blog News is that Google just announced Course Builder, a suite of tools to run courses, seminars, workshops online. It packages the software and technology we used to build our Power Searching with Google online course. Pages. About. Contact. Causeaholic.

Why You Should Consider Blended Learning

Blue Sky eLearn

Blended learning (hybrid, mixed-mode or technology-mediated instruction) is simply combining traditional face-to-face instruction with online learning. Virtual events cannot, and should not replace face-to-face events, but at the same time, in-person learning should be enhanced by bringing in adaptive and personalized technology. workshop, seminar).

Change is good…right?

Aaron Wolowiec

According to the survey, association innovation tends to focus around a few main areas: website and social media; conventions, conferences and seminars; education programs; and membership, technology and marketing (56 percent each). Other key findings: Changes in the industry or profession and technological developments are the biggest motivators for adopting innovation. Leaves change. People change. And yes, businesses change. But what about associations?

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Change is good…right?

Aaron Wolowiec

According to the survey, association innovation tends to focus around a few main areas: website and social media; conventions, conferences and seminars; education programs; and membership, technology and marketing (56 percent each). Other key findings: Changes in the industry or profession and technological developments are the biggest motivators for adopting innovation. Leaves change. People change. And yes, businesses change. But what about associations?

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22+ Free Nonprofit Webinars for June 2010

Wild Apricot

Even as we move toward the lazy days of summer, when the pace traditionally slows down a bit, there’s still a great variety of free online presentations and seminars on tap for fundraisers, board members, administrators, active volunteers and volunteer coordinators. Tags: Non-profit technology General non-profit interest Fundraising nptech Marketing Web 2.0 It’s that time again!

6 Digital Tactics to Keep Association Members Engaged

Blue Sky eLearn

For that reason, we’ve outlined several ways you can use technology to keep your association members engaged and involved. Give your members the tools and resources they need to grow within their profession with conferences, seminars, and other educational events that they can easily find through your association. Learning Technologies Uncategorized associations digital tactics digital tactics for associations novi ams

23 Free Webinars for Nonprofits - October 2009

Wild Apricot

Live or recorded, online seminars (webinars) or web-based teleconference calls make it easy and affordable for your staff and volunteers to get in direct contact with expert resources, without anyone needing to take time off work or to travel. Tags: Non-profit technology nptech events training webinar

Event Planning Software: The Ultimate Buyer's Guide

ePly

They can range from seminars and conferences, to university alumni events, to recruiting events for businesses. event technologyPlanning an event of any kind takes organization, teamwork, and a lot of manpower. However, one of the most important elements you should include in your event planning process is something that might be easy to take for granted at times: Event planning software.

30+ Free Nonprofit Webinars for May 2010

Wild Apricot

Once again, it’s professional development time for nonprofit folks – fundraisers, board members, administrators, active volunteers and volunteer coordinators – with our monthly round-up of free online presentations and seminars. Fundraising and nonprofit technology topics are in the lead for May 2010, but I think you'll find a little something here for everyone.(

Webinars: Training on a Shoestring

Wild Apricot

Online seminars can offer an affordable option for professional training, ideally suited to nonprofits who don't have the travel budget to send staff and volunteers to major conferences and workshops.( read more

Fulfill your association’s wish list with Nimble AMS

Nimble AMS

Many associations have a wish list – a list of things they wish they could do if only they had more resources and better technology. Your technology should allow you to set up this option, with corresponding automated emails that notify members when their membership has been renewed. If only you had an AMS that uses the latest technology to deliver a modern member experience. Nimble AMS Technology Salesforce

Your AMS: 3 reasons to leave the old for the new

Nimble AMS

Here are three things you’ll be moving to with modern technology like Nimble AMS: 1. Salesforce platform-based Nimble AMS, which leverages Salesforce Einstein AI technology , your association can become smarter, more predictive, and more in tune with what members need, want, and expect. A modern AMS connects with other technologies, such as learning management, job boards, and event management, giving you the information you need to provide a great member experience.

6 signs your association needs a new membership management system

Nimble AMS

As your association grows in size and complexity, you need technology that grows with you. As for-profit companies provide increasingly personalized experiences using technology like artificial intelligence (AI) , you know your members expect the same in more areas of their lives – including their experience with your association. As your organization grows, it may be time to look at new technology to support your evolving needs. Member Management Technology

Social Media and Hiring

Association Adviser

Technologically, tracing an employer’s electronic searches is child’s play. He works with corporations and not-for-profit organizations, and has contributed as a volunteer contributing articles and seminars on how to write for the editorial division of The Specialized Information Publishers Association (SIPA). Features Technology applicants Facebook hiring new job social media technology Twitter Glenn Demby.

Don’t Get Deserted on an IT Island: 8 Steps to Improve IT Maturity

Delcor

In doing technology assessments, I’ve noticed a pattern with some of our less IT-mature clients that reveals a need to be rescued from their deserted IT island. Join a group of association technology professionals like the ASAE technology section, or check out other groups, like NTEN and CIOs4Good. Technology groups are usually very welcoming and supportive, plus they’re full of fellow introverts—and you can always engage virtually.

How Associations Help Under 30s with Career Growth

GrowthZone

Today’s organizations are innovative, technologically savvy, and offer an incomparable list of member benefits. The kit includes 8 Engaging Event Ideas for 20-somethings with functions like a personal growth seminar using the Clifton Strengths-Finder program , virtual horse racing , or a home run derby networking event. For associations, catching the interest of the Under-30 professional crowd can seem daunting, if not impossible.

Why Your Professional Association Needs a Strategic Plan…Right Now

Association Management

If I wanted to attend a seminar, I had to limit my search to local groups hosting local events. New technology brings new opportunity. . Absent a strategic plan, technology will pass you by. You should also consider the benefits of an outside facilitator, especially for web and technology management —someone who can be sure all the tough questions get asked and answered as part of your planning process. What’s an eight-letter word for association management? Strategy.

How should associations face COVID-19?

Association Success

Ensure your organization has the necessary technology to support an influx of online activity. We actually compiled an email today that went out this morning with course recommendations, but also free content: webinars, seminars and podcasts that we had about this topic,” he said. “We Since the World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus outbreak a global pandemic, we have seen an unmistakable impact on not only public health, but also on the global economy.

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Conference Circuit: Pig Tales

Associations Now

Close to 1,000 swine veterinarians and veterinary students are headed to the Mile High City in the coming days to discover new products and technologies, exchange information with their peers, and gain science-based, practical knowledge. Following Saturday’s preconference seminars, the 48th AASV Annual Meeting will start on Sunday with afternoon concurrent sessions and an evening welcome reception. Rundown Attendees: 1,000. Technical Tables Exhibitors: 80 plus.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.14.18

Reid All About it

This morning seminar will cover GDPR updates and give you feedback on the impact in Europe. Presenters: Johan Hammerstrom, President and CEO, and Matthew Eshleman, Chief Technology Officer, Community IT. The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Brain Food is quick and dirty this week. I haven’t had time since returning on Wednesday night from our Arizona hiking vacation to do any of my usual work on this week’s Brain Food post.

Can associations bridge the skills-gap for their members?

YourMembership Blog

Jack has won national awards for educational learning programs and technology that better engages the ‘game-based’ generation. These might consist of workshops, seminars, courses or perhaps complete certification programs. The following is a guest blog post by Jack McGrath, President and Creative Director for Digitec Interactive.

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

SocialFish

Register before February 17th to save $100: We’re only two months away from the 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference that brings together nonprofit professionals from around the world to collaborate, innovate, and maximize effectiveness. With a wide mix of social events, seminars, trainings, and resources, the 2012 NTC will help you put technology to work to further your cause.

Social Good Brasil Conference

Beth Kanter

From November 6-8 – 2012 I will be in Florianopolis, Brazil to keynote the Social Good Brazil – The Seminar , which brings together influential minds, social entrepreneurs and innovators, and connecting people from all walks of life to share ideas and actions to make the world a better place using technology, social media and innovative thinking.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.1.20

Reid All About it

Technology Continuity in Times of Crisis: A CEO and CIO Dialogue. Looking forward, CEOs and CIOs should have critical conversations as they continue to refine their technology response to workforce changes. How will our technology need to change when we return to an office environment, and what modifications will need to be made to support a hybrid workforce? Association Women Technology Champions (AWTC) Cinco de Mayo Happy Hour.

Education of the Future: COVID-19 Reboot

Mariner Management

The coronavirus and ensuing economic lockdown have created an existential crisis for many associations and their chapters, especially those highly dependent on non-dues income from in-person events such as seminars, conferences and trade shows and/or whose members are similarly dependent, directly or otherwise, on in-person activity. Embrace and implement the most effective practices and technology for virtual engagement.

Keep Members Coming Back

YourMembership Blog

Technology. Consider giving points (redeemable for prizes, of course) for attending events, helping promote seminars, taking the time to help a fellow members. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs. Corporate + Social. Education + Alumni. Advantages. Branding. Control. Add-On Products. Support. Pricing. Company. News + Press. Customers. Management Team. Partner Programs. Corporate Responsibility.

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Landing Your Dream Job Doesn't Mean Leaving Your Current One

YourMembership Blog

Technology. For instance, if you love social media but it’s not in your job description talk to someone on staff and offer to do it for them or do what one gentleman did in the article and offer to give brown bag lunch seminars on a topic of great interest. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs. Corporate + Social. Education + Alumni. Advantages. Branding. Control. Add-On Products. Support.

Conferences and Blended Learning

AssociCom

In particular, you can start to identify trends, new technologies, etc. Find members of your association who are passionate about particular topics and organize short lunch or after-work seminars for them to share their knowledge and experience. One of the most interesting results to come out of the early experimentation with online learning systems was that students performed best when the learning environment consists of both face-to-face and online components (e.g.

How to Work Effectively When EVERYONE is Remote

Achurch

Some of the following methods are designed to help keep work progressing while distractions keep mounting: Re-Prioritize Assignments Prior to the Coronavirus outbreak, there were in-person meetings and travel being scheduled, seminars and awards events to be held, etc. If you are interested in getting help to transition your organization into a remote workplace or to receive assistance choosing and/or implementing new technology, contact us at info@achurchconsulting.com.

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Five Things Associations Can Learn From Amazon

YourMembership Blog

Technology. Don’t suggest the golf outing just because someone signed up for a CE seminar. Their success was predicated on customizing the user experience and while your association may not have the technology capital that it does, you can customize the member experience to great results with a few questions and some savvy monitoring. Tags: amazon , customer service , customize , member retention , Membership Management , Technology , technology.

Daily Buzz: How Millennials Engage With Causes

Associations Now

A statement that should come as no surprise to anyone: Millennials are engaged in technology and leverage it as a tool for activism. Hosting an upcoming class or learning seminar? Millennials, tech, activism—a 10-year study shares how the plugged-in generation interacts with causes and social issues. Also: Boost attendance in your learning program.

Conference Circuit: Game Time

Associations Now

Close to 2,000 interscholastic athletic professionals are on their way to Nashville to advance their career development, learn from their colleagues, and see the latest tools and technologies available to them in action. Following committee meetings and preconference seminars, #ADConf16 will begin on Saturday evening with an opening general session and reception. Rundown Attendees: 1,800. Exhibitors: 300 plus. Courses: 44.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.17.17

Reid All About it

Amy Sample Ward, CEO of NTEN, says, “Nonprofits will have to invest in both the people and technologies they’ll need to fulfill their missions in the future.” Discover what exciting events are doing in experiential, the role of technology in experiential events and how can you make the most out of it, and cutting edge tactics to get the wow factor. Simple Ways to Use Technology to Improve Your Event. – Are You a Female Technology Champion?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.17.17

Reid All About it

Amy Sample Ward, CEO of NTEN, says, “Nonprofits will have to invest in both the people and technologies they’ll need to fulfill their missions in the future.” Discover what exciting events are doing in experiential, the role of technology in experiential events and how can you make the most out of it, and cutting edge tactics to get the wow factor. Simple Ways to Use Technology to Improve Your Event. – Are You a Female Technology Champion?

Change One Thing

Association Success

Advances in technology like robotic process automation, blockchain and big data are set to revolutionize how CPAs work. Hiring CPAs is increasingly competitive, and due to these changes brought on by technology and globalization, the non-technical skills like critical and strategic thinking, communication skills and an entrepreneurial mindset are crucial. A learning portfolio of a bunch of in-person seminars and some conferences isn’t going to cut it anymore.

What’s Next for Wellness Programs? Watch These Four Trends.

Associations Now

Jenkins says that while traditional channels for communicating with employees—signs in the break room, letters in the mail—aren’t likely to go away, technology tools are providing new ways to reach workers who prefer newer forms of engagement. Technology is a game changer when it comes to managing your health and engaging your population,” she says, naming Virgin Pulse , Limeade , and Go365 as the “big three” tools for digital-based engagement.

Associations Unorthodox Shift #4: Go all in on digital

Principled Innovation

Despite the widespread adoption of distributive social, learning and related technologies, orthodoxy still insists associations conduct annual meetings and trade shows, as well as other in-person conferences, seminars and workshops. This is the fourth (and profoundly delayed…sorry!) post in my series on the six shifts presented in my new e-book, Associations Unorthodox: Six Really Radical Shifts Toward the Future , created in collaboration with CHIEF.