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Could France’s “Email Law” Happen in the United States?

Associations Now

Many also feel haunted by the memory of the Great Recession—a time when people counted themselves lucky to be employed at all—and thus remain in a ‘new normal’ state of overwork in order to prove that they are indispensable.”. Is that something that the United States could see someday?

Want To Be A Great Leader? Build Trust First!


There is an amazing amount of trust, tradition, and protocol that surround the inauguration of the President and Vice President of the United States of America. Former Presidents, elected leadership of both major political parties, the United States … Continue reading Want To Be A Great Leader? Building trust is hard, but there’s an unspoken goodwill supporting your success.

Plexus Consulting Group?: Origami in the Boardroom: Lost Talent

Plexus Consulting

A selection from Origami in the Boardroom and Other Misadventures in Nonprofit Governance© I was attending a two-day board meeting, a regular gathering of executives from across the United States. Governance--Emerging from a Tribal State. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Plexus Consulting Group® For health, education, workforce, finance and other non profit and public service organizations that want to leverage resources and strategically plan for U.S.

The Perfect Storm

Spark Consulting

I’d like to share some sobering statistics about higher education and employment: In the United States, students graduate from college with an average debt load of nearly $29,000. In the United States in 2015, 32% of employers reported. By 2020, 65% of all jobs in the United States will require some. 47% of jobs in the United States will be significantly impacted by artificial intelligence and automation within the next decade.

Being at Great Ideas 2013 felt like this.

Robert M Barnes

Tagged: #ideas13, Anti-Flag, ASAE, Great Ideas, Pennywise, Punk, Rockstar, United States, YAPstars. A Dangerous Mind #ideas13 Anti-Flag ASAE Great Ideas Pennywise Punk Rockstar United States YAPstarsI was among Rockstars like I was at this Pennywise 25th Anniversary Tour gig supported by Death by Stereo and Anti-Flag.

Are Associations Ready to REALLY Help Youth Worldwide?

Association Subculture

The United States ranks sixth on this list (ahem). In the United States we have struggled with voter apathy for a number of years (there are reasons for that but that''s for another post).

Industry Hiring Managers: Reach & Recruit Only the Best Candidates

YourMembership Blog

The creation of approximately 164 million new jobs is expected throughout the United States by 2020 (“Recovery: Job Growth and Education Requirements Through 2020” Georgetown University). Lean how associations make it easy for you.

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Grab Your Passport: International Meetings Growth Continues, Study Says

Associations Now

The United States and Paris topped the lists of countries and cities with the most meetings held. The United States again topped the list of countries with the highest number of events, with 829 meetings. Following the United States were.

The Death of the Mall and Other Association Lessons

Association Subculture

It may be your entire association is languishing because your industry or profession left the United States for international shores before you realized you needed to get there first to greet them. Yes, malls all over the United States are dying.

Peace Sells.But Who's Buying - Association Membership?

Association Subculture

Of the United States of America? What do you do about revenue streams being shared in a national/state/regional association structure? Stopping local, state and national affiliates from undermining each other in competition for dues dollars. She is determined to see associations continue to serve as a bulwark of adult education in the United States. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Monday, December 7, 2009.

Assessing the Landscape of Association Email


The report includes a summary of email marketing metrics from nearly 2 billion emails sent in 2015 by associations located in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United Kingdom.

Fashion Industry Lends Voice to High-Skilled Immigration Debate

Associations Now

Taking part in an event Monday led by CFDA and the Zuckerberg-backed immigration advocacy group, von Furstenberg told her story of how she came to the United States and built a successful American company.

Actuarial Groups Launch Climate Measurement Tool

Associations Now

Last week, four actuarial groups in the United States and Canada introduced the Actuaries Climate Index, an online tool that measures changes in extreme weather events and sea levels.

Why “Made in the U.S.A.” Is Coming Back Strong

Associations Now

A new Council on Competitiveness study finds that the United States’ embrace of advanced manufacturing technologies is helping to improve its global standing as a manufacturing center.

Live with JP Moery: Developing Large Accounts for Association Sales - Moery Company

The Moery Company

Dial Into the Conference (United States): (712) 770-4035. Join JP Moery for a Webinar on developing large accounts for association sales and tips on using CEOs for association sales growth. Tuesday, November 15, 2016, at 2:00 PM US/Eastern (GMT-0500).

New Association to Help Women in Events Industry Thrive

Associations Now

Research has shown that female meeting planners earn less than their male counterparts in the United States, Canada, and Europe. And it’s been shown that female meeting suppliers earn around 50 percent less than male meeting suppliers in the United States.

Science Groups, ASAE Call on Trump to Rescind Immigration Order

Associations Now

Implementation of this policy will compromise the United States’ ability to attract international scientific talent and maintain scientific and economic leadership.”.

Meetings Groups Announce National Day to Promote Events Industry

Associations Now

Meetings and events industry organizations and chapters in the United States, Canada, and Mexico will celebrate and promote the value of meetings and conferences next year during an official day of events.

There Are 100 Million Millennials - Are You Ready?

Higher Logic

The one thing that is consistent among all the stories out there is the Millennials are the largest generation in the history of the United States.

Traditional Association Thinking?

Potomac Core

Commercial firms are investing heavily in tech savvy marketing and they are making their way into the C Suites of small, medium, and large firms across the United States. Traditional Association Thinking? Is there an Association that isn’t yet facing a for profit competitor?

Be Relevant to Your Future Workforce

Jamie Notter

They are the biggest generation in the history of the United States (yes, bigger than the Baby Boom generation). At conferences, I frequently take part in conversations around diversity, which often drift toward the need to provide a "business case" for diversity.

Would you pull a Claire Underwood?

Association Advocacy Chick

In season 3 of House of Cards, we find First Lady Claire Underwood seeking the UN ambassadorship to the United States. Warning: this blog post contain spoilers from season 3 of House of Cards. If you haven’t seen the entire season run, consider yourself warned. Upon announcing her nomination, she experiences extreme pushback based on lack of experience and appearance of nepotism among other issues.

Inside Goodwill’s #LaborofLove Campaign

Beth Kanter's Blog

There are 164 local and independent Goodwill nonprofit organizations in the United States and Canada. Last year, Goodwill placed 312,000 people in employment in the United States and Canada. We’re approaching Labor Day Weekend.

Could 2017 Bring a Buyer’s Market for Event Planners?

Associations Now

The general tone of most forecasters is one of quiet optimism for the 2017 economic outlook,” the report, written by IBTM analyst Rob Davidson [PDF], states. Other Projections IBTM World’s report is not the only one of its kind highlighting forthcoming trends for 2017.

Report: Cashless Payments Surge in Popularity Worldwide

Associations Now

RBR’s report, released Tuesday [PDF], states that 471 billion cashless payments were conducted in 2015, a jump of more than 50 percent from 2011. Standing Up for Cash While the trend toward cashless payments is growing, it isn’t without some pushback.

When Will China and India Surpass the West? ?


This is a keynote at the first TED-conference in India where Rosling predicts when China and India will catch up with the United States in terms of income per person. global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. About.

Membership Hack: Micro-Advocacy

Associations Now

The Vacation Rental Management Association (VRMA) is relatively small but has a large footprint: Its roughly 800 members are spread across the United States, in cities and states where the short-term rental market is heating up.

Clear Skies Ahead: New Tool Will Forecast Business Travel

Associations Now

The first-ever Business Traveler Sentiment Index, developed by the Global Business Travel Association Foundation, will predict the current and future climate for business travel in the United States and abroad.

Be Aware of Recent VAT Tax Changes in Europe ?


Just about anyone that has traveled outside the United States is aware of the Value Added Tax (VAT) imposed by other countries. Like our sales tax varies from state to state, VAT varies a little from country to country.

Disruptive Associations

Potomac Core

in the United States while economic performance in the rest of the world will be shaped by “volatility.” Disruptive Associations. A snapshot by the Conference Board of both the U.S.

IT Group: New EU Data Protection Rules Could Affect You

Associations Now

Global companies and organizations that do business with countries in the European Union (EU), including those in the United States, will soon have to start preparing for the EU’s new data-protection requirements, according to the International Association of Information Technology Asset Managers.

No Smoking on Planes: Lung Association Reflects on Major Legislative Win

Associations Now

On February 25, 1990, a law barring smoking on domestic flights of six hours or less—covering nearly all flights within the United States—took effect. By 2000, the law was expanded to include international flights to and from the United States.

Bringing Real-Life Neighborhoods Online: NextDoor’s Privacy Issues

Higher Logic

It’s an empowering concept that has taken off - as of June 2016, over 100,000 neighborhoods in the United States had joined NextDoor. NextDoor’s rocky expansion to the United Kingdom. In the beginning of 2017, NextDoor acquired their counterpart in the United Kingdom, Streetlife.

Travel, Meetings Industry Groups Raise Concerns Over Revised Travel Ban

Associations Now

Graham IV, FASAE, CAE, encouraged the Trump administration to complete its review of the visa and immigration system “quickly and efficiently so that we aren’t impeding legitimate business and leisure travel to the United States unnecessarily.”

Study Finds One in Three Group Room Nights Booked Outside the Block

Associations Now

A third of group room nights are booked outside of event-contracted room blocks in the United States, according to a recently released study.

How to Share Your Association’s Members: 3 Tips


With more than 66,000 trade and professional associations in the United States alone, there’s bound to be some overlap when it comes to memberships.

Tuesday Buzz: Keeping Your Online Community Engaged

Associations Now

The annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in California is one of the most profitable music events in the United States, bringing in a whopping $84 million last year. Don’t let your online community get stale.

New Social Network for Docs Already Outpaces AMA Membership

Associations Now

Founded in 1847, the American Medical Association is the largest professional medical organization in the United States, representing over 224,000 physicians and medical students, according to the latest data.

Wednesday Buzz: Why Remote Work Is Here to Stay

Associations Now

An in-depth look into the history of labor and the efficiency of remote work builds the case for working from home. Plus: the information you need to debunk email myths.