Lessons From a Cyberattack on an Association
Why Robots May Be Your Next Meeting Attendees
Advice for Execs: Don't Delegate Everything
CEO to CEO: First Day on the Job
By: Jay Karen, CAE
Why too much "CEO stuff" might leave you out of touch with the real work of your association.
By: Addy M. Kujawa, CAE
Request for what? It’s time to look past that old and tired request for proposal. One association executive gives a primer on several different options.
By: Joe Rominiecki
Associations have the data to customize products based on members' individual qualities and preferences, but they've often lacked the technology and know-how to do it at scale. That's about to change. As some early examples from associations show, personalization may finally be a problem we can solve.
By: Jeff Waddle
For your association's big conference, you want a top-notch facility and a positive experience for your members. The hotel wants your business now and in the future. Both parties can meet their goals when you prepare thoroughly, stay firm but flexible in negotiations, and keep an eye on the details. [Titled "In the Fine Print, a Fair Deal" in the print edition.]
By: Mark Athitakis and Kristin Clarke
The hard-nosed, take-no-prisoners world of presidential campaign politics may seem a far cry from association management, but much of what James Carville and Karl Rove know about strategy speaks directly to association leaders. In separate interviews, they shared their secrets with Associations Now. [Titled "The Strategists" in the print edition.]
By: Samantha Whitehorne
How the American Choral Directors Association has created a collaborative environment that benefits both its staff and members.
By: Joe Rominiecki
The American Welding Society puts interactivity on wheels to attract younger generations to the profession. (Titled "Another Way to Go Mobile" in the print edition.)
By: Jacqui Cook
Healthier employees make for a stronger association. If you're looking to build a workplace with more staff camaraderie, greater productivity, and less absenteeism, an organization-wide wellness initiative can help you get there. And the gravy? Lower insurance costs. (Titled "Well at Work" in the print edition.)
By: Gayle Bennett
The U.S. job market has been gathering steam for months, and more and more workers are back in the hunt for their next career opportunity. Associations are uniquely positioned to meet the demand. With the candidate pool looking better than ever, how can you attract the best talent to your organization?
The A List
New hires and personnel moves in associations.
Money & Business
Associations are everywhere. Here's a snapshot from the Keystone State.
By: Chris Vest, CAE
New legislation proposed in the House once again targets conference spending by government employees.
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