Is Washington DC Entrepreneur Friendly? – Ask JP #010

Moery Company

Transcript: Ask JP question today is, “Do you find that the Washington DC area is entrepreneur friendly?” Washington DC is entrepreneur friendly, just make sure you’re looking for real entrepreneurs and not fake ones when you look for someone to work with.

How Racism Plays a Role in Health Inequities with Author Harriet A. Washington


Washington about racism and discrimination in health care, its impact during Covid-19, and how we can begin to address systemic racism within our healthcare system. Washington.


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Federal Agencies Urged to Cancel Their Washington Post and New York Times Subscriptions

Moery Company

Recent news of federal agencies being urged to cancel their Washington Post and New York Times subscriptions could have a huge impact on the associations that advertise in the special edition publications. The White House is urging all federal agencies to cancel their subscriptions to The New York Times and the Washington Post. The post Federal Agencies Urged to Cancel Their Washington Post and New York Times Subscriptions appeared first on The Moery Company.

The Washington HOA Political Yard Sign Minefield

All the Blogs

Many owners will want to display signs in support of candidates, campaigns, or issues on their Lots, Units, or in their Limited Common Elements. Read the article……………………………… Condo & HOA Articles Displays & Signs Washington ArticlesElection season has returned. Although, when is it not election season?

What Does the Sale of The Washington Post Mean to Your Association?

Association Navigator

I’ve been thinking about what Jeff Bezos’ purchase of The Washington Post means for trade associations? We heard the news a couple of weeks ago that Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive of Amazon is buying The Washington Post and there have been many articles about what this means for the newspaper business. We’re just back from a great family vacation in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.

Youth Urged to March Beyond Washington

Associations Now

Thousands have converged on Washington, DC, over the past week to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington. Nearly every politician, celebrity, and activist who stood at the podium on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on Saturday for the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington spoke of how, while great progress has been made toward realizing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s

Governors to Washington: End the Gridlock

Associations Now

” The National Governors Association’s executive committee met with President Obama this week, and the group has a message for lawmakers in Washington: Partisan gridlock is preventing governors from doing more to help their states. But when the association’s members met earlier this week in Washington, they made a point to emphasize that it would certainly be nice if the political gridlock at the federal level eased.

Washington Hospitality Association Launches After Year-Long Merger

Associations Now

Over the last year, the Washington Restaurant and Lodging Associations have been operating together, though independently. After operating under a joint agreement for the last year, the Washington Restaurant Association (WRA) and the Washington Lodging Association (WLA) have completed their merger under the new name: the Washington Hospitality Association (WHA).

Online Lenders Working to Find Advocacy Footing in Washington

Associations Now

In comments to The New York Times , Hoopes noted that the group planned “to create an association in Washington that represents online lenders that are consumer-friendly and that adhere to the highest possible standards of disclosure, transparency and fair pricing.” The online lending industry faces a number of challenges as it finds its advocacy footing in Washington.

Washington in the Information Age

Beekeeper Group

The National Journal held a briefing yesterday on communications use and the state of the information landscape in Washington, DC. The presentation, entitled “Washington in the Information Age,” gave a comprehensive overview of media consumption in the District using data … Continue reading → Digital Tactics Congress Information National Journal Online News Social Media

The Washington Post Ombudsman's Parting Suggestion? No More Anonymous Comments

Mizz Information

As a daily subscriber to the Washington Post , a former guest blogger. There's no reason the Washington Post--or any online forum, for that. for the Post, and a community manager, I was very interested in the number one suggestion outlined in Patrick Pexton's farewell column. Pexton was ombudsman for the Post for the past two years--a position. that, to me, has a lot in common with community manager. The thing he. cited as the number one complaint he received during his tenure as.

Four Become One: Fruit Associations Merge Operations in Washington

Associations Now

In an effort to consolidate operations and create a single voice for their industry, four associations joined forces and formed the Washington State Tree Fruit Association earlier this month. More than 90 percent of voting members of the Washington Growers Clearing House Association approved the plan; it was unanimously approved by board members of the other organizations. “If The Washington State Horticultural Association was more than 100 years old.

Why Jeff Bezos buying The Washington Post is great for associations

Vanguard Tech

This week’s announcement that founder Jeff Bezos is buying The Washington Post is big news here in the nation’s capital. Jeff Bezos’ purchase of The Washington Post shows there is a bright future for associations… if they heed the lessons and adapt. Bezos goes on to say “Journalism plays a critical role in a free society, and The Washington Post -- as the hometown paper of the capital city of the United States -- is especially important.”.

GMO Labeling Battle Gets Fresh Kick-Start in Washington

Associations Now

While efforts to pass GMO labeling laws have failed in California and Washington state, fresh pushes are already underway in other states, including Colorado and Oregon. The campaign against the failed ballot initiatives was marked by millions of dollars in political spending, which got the GMA in trouble in Washington over donor disclosure issues. The post GMO Labeling Battle Gets Fresh Kick-Start in Washington appeared first on Associations Now

Highly Contested GMO Labeling Measure Trails in Washington State

Associations Now

Closely watched after the ballot initiative racked up a huge number of campaign contributions on both sides of the issue, grocery and biotech groups are claiming victory against a Washington state effort to label genetically modified foods. For now, at least, it appears GMO labels will stay off products sold in Washington state. Due to Washington State’s vote-by-mail system, we don’t have a final tally of the votes tonight.

Mizz Information: What Does a Washington Post Blogger Resigning.

Mizz Information

What Does a Washington Post Blogger Resigning Say About the State of Digital Publishing? While reading Sundays Washington Post , I came across the headline " The Post fails a young blogger." Mizz Information. Monday, April 23, 2012. This should be interesting, I thought, and read it. It was not only interesting but scarily familiar to me. The article describes how the Post blogger responsible for blogPost just resigned because of the no-win nature of her job.

Amid NSA Scandal, Tech Companies Get Closer to Washington

Associations Now

According to a report from The Hill , tech bigwigs such as Facebook, Microsoft, and Apple increased their spending on lobbying, as new trade groups like the Internet Association burnished their presences in Washington. Dipping in toes: Twitter may be Facebook’s biggest rival, but one thing it didn’t have until last year was a strong lobbying presence in Washington. The post Amid NSA Scandal, Tech Companies Get Closer to Washington appeared first on Associations Now

GMO Labeling: Washington Ballot Initiative Turns State Into Battleground

Associations Now

A closely watched ballot measure in Washington state, to be voted on next Tuesday, could have a big effect on the foods you buy—whether directly or indirectly. ” The rise of the grassroots: The Organic Consumers Association (OCA), which supports the measure, said the Washington fight is just one battle in the larger grassroots strategy that opponents of GMO-containing products have deployed over the past two decades.

Look Out Washington! SLA 2009 Is Nearly Here. - Typepad

Executive Connections

Look Out Washington!   Our registration numbers are already considerably higher than the last few years, and we know that Washington, D.C.,   Our location in Washington also provides some very special venues. Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Look Out Washington! Executive Connections. « Whats New? Main. | SLA in the WSJ! » 02 June 2009. SLA 2009 Is Nearly Here.

The Big Picture: The newest Acronym in Washington

The Big Picture

The newest Acronym in Washington. Listed below are links to weblogs that reference The newest Acronym in Washington : Comments. The Big Picture. A big-picture view of issues and trends affecting associations - in Mississippi and nationally. Shawn on Facebook. Shawn on Twitter. Shawn on Google+. Shawn on Pinterest. Shawn on LinkedIn. « Stamps to Become a Marketing Vehicle? Main. | Ask a Working Woman » June 21, 2006.

Why Can’t We Sleep? This Month’s Book Club Pick


Washington, the author of Medical Apartheid (among many other books), whom I interviewed on Association Chat this year! Also, if you missed Harriet Washington’s interview, you can watch it here: . Washington Why We Can't Sleep

Join Us: Measuring the Networked Nonprofit Book Events in Washington, DC

Beth Kanter

Next week, KD Paine and I will be doing several public events in Washington, DC and online. Please join us! October 23, 2012 at 10 am PST/1:00 PM EST. Workshop: Washington, DC Foundation Center.

Get the Scoop at the National Conference on Volunteering and Service in Washington, DC in June #NCVS

Beth Kanter

Next month, I will be traveling to Washington, DC for the NCVS Conference and can’t wait. Get the Scoop at the National Conference on Volunteering and Service in Washington, DC #NCVS guest post by Michelle Nunn. I’m eager to let readers of Beth’s Blog in on the best, old-fashioned way to be a networked employee at a networked nonprofit dedicated to social change: Come to Points of Light’s annual Conference on Volunteering and Service in Washington, D.C.

Receives Direct Marketing Association of Washington Distinguished Achievement Award

Experts in Membership Marketing

The other night, Rick Whelan, President of MGI, received the DMAW Distinguished Achievement Award. Here is a link to the press release just in case you missed it: [link] Many of you know Rick at some level, either as a client, vendor, strategist. I've been fortunate enough to know him as this plus friend and mentor. He is by far one of the fairest individuals I've ever had the good fortune to meet and work with. I hope you all have the luck to work with him, or someone like him, someday.

5 Cool Things Associations Are Doing at Meetings and Events

Aaron Wolowiec

In April, the Washington Restaurant Association outfitted its onsite staff with Google Glass to provide a live video feed of the event. This month’s guest blog post is by Samantha Whitehorne, deputy editor for Associations Now. Contact Whitehorne at Samantha Whitehorne, deputy editor for Associations Now.

Associations Help Members Close the Skills Gap

Association Adviser

Talent Shortage Survey Washington Healthcare Association WHCAManpower cited a “persistent skills gap” and Fortune said the jobs our economy has created over the past two years “are very different from the ones lost in the recession that followed the 2008. For more about this topic, click on the headline.

Homestead homeowners bring lawsuit (WA)

All the Blogs

The seven homeowner couples or individuals bringing the lawsuit say they want to regain control for parcel owners of how the maintenance fees are spent by establishing a homeowners association. Read the article…………………………… National Condo & HOA News Washington Condo & HOA News

Can you really motivate association staff?

SCD Group

Washington Nationals fire manager for reasons including “poor communications” In describing what he will look for in a manager to replace Matt Williams, Washington Nationals GM Mike Rizzo might have been pointing out exactly what he felt went wrong with the man he hired two years ago and fired Monday. jamienotter ASAE association professionals Association CEOs association executives Miami Dolphins SCD Group Washington Nationals

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India and China Market Opportunities Highlighted at ASAE.


Two popular sessions focusing on the market potential of India and China drew large audiences of association executives this week at the ASAE International Conference 2012 in Washington DC. global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. About. Channels. MarCom. Market & Biz Plan. Meetings. Membership. Products. Public Affairs. Services. « US Associations with Global Interests Growing Faster than Peers.

Blockbuster week for newspapers: what it means for trade associations

SCD Group

Then, came the announcement that Amazon founder Jeff Bezos had purchased the Washington Post for $250 million. Here are four things I see: As emerging content providers, major publishers (such as the Washington Post) could become competitors to association content. newspapers new media SCD Group associations Washington Post Boston Globe association communications ASAE13 What a week for the media business?

What Would Jeff Bezos Do If He Took Control of Your Associations?

SCD Group

Would Jeff Bezos keep your association''s CEO as he did with the executive editor of the Washington Post. I thought of these (and other questions) as I read comments about Jeff Bezos and his first meeting with the staff of The Washington Post. SCDdaily SCD Group association management Washington Post Jeff Bezos Amazon association executives association leadership ASAE How would he change your membership and marketing departments?

The Big 3 (Costs, changing demographics and mobile) impacting association meetings

SCD Group

Washington University joins group offering online credit courses. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that Washington University in St. Tahira Endean AssociationsNow Steve Drake SCD Group Clay Shirky Washington University association meetings events association executives Forbes conferencesLike many of you, I belong to a national association that normally charges about $800 for its 3-day national meeting. But, the registration fee is less than 20% of the total cost of attending.

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Who is guarding your association’s finances and resources?

SCD Group

Here’s the recent story from the Washington Post : An administrative assistant admitted Monday to stealing more than $5 million from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) one of the largest embezzlement schemes from a Washington area nonprofit organization. A Washington Post analysis last month of federal disclosure records filed by nonprofit groups across the country revealed more than 1,000 “significant diversions” of assets at such organizations.

Mental Toughness, Leadership & 2 Other Readings for Association Professionals

SCD Group

Clawson via the Washington Post In his book, “Executive Instinct,” Nigel Nicholson of the London Business School suggests that there may be a leadership gene — that some people are just driven to be in charge. ASAE association executives association leadership Forbes Ron Edmondson SCD Group Washington Post websites Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid By Cheryl Conner via Forbes 1. They Don’t Waste Time Feeling Sorry for Themselves 2.

Jun 19 - KiKi L'Italien's Acronym Soup

KiKi L'Italien's Acronym Soup

Jun 19 - KiKi L'Italien's Acronym Soup

KiKi L'Italien's Acronym Soup

REGISTER TODAY: Preparing Your Association for the 2020 Elections

Moery Company

Nathan has appeared on NBC’s Meet the Press and NBC Nightly News, C-SPAN’s Washington Journal, NPR’s All Things Considered and Fox News Channel, and he has been quoted in The New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today.

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Busy Bees at GWU and Founding Farmers

Beekeeper Group

So when I heard that my alma mater, GWU, recently developed its own urban apiary, I couldn’t resist sharing the … Continue reading → All about bees Founding Farmers GWU Lisner Hall The George Washington University urban apiary urban beekeepingEvery once and a while, we at Beekeeper Group like to post about bee-related stories in the District and beyond.

Wild Apricot Blog : Tips for Attending Conferences Part I

Wild Apricot

The Big Picture: RNC Names eCampaign Director

The Big Picture

I am heading to Washington DC the weekend before Thanksgiving for a full day of CapWiz training during their annual Customer Appreciation Day. P.S. If you live near the Washington area and have any tips on what I should see while Im there, let me know. The Big Picture. A big-picture view of issues and trends affecting associations - in Mississippi and nationally. Shawn on Facebook. Shawn on Twitter. Shawn on Google+. Shawn on Pinterest. Shawn on LinkedIn.