Why having an event sponsor as excited about your event as you are is so important. Also: one event pro breaks down the moment when an association was showing its age.
The American Chemistry Council says that, if the kinks are worked out, a new plastic-recycling method could create jobs, help the environment, and generate billions in revenue and investment dollars. Sounds pretty cool, eh?
The nonprofit data firm is working to make diversity a key part of its database—with a little help from (you guessed it) nonprofits that hope to improve diversity within their ranks.
The recently launched nonprofit platform Dollar a Day, which has the backing of Kickstarter's former CEO and current chairman, hopes to make it easy for the public to discover new nonprofits worthy of help.
Facing withering criticism after partnering with R.J. Reynolds on an anti-tobacco effort, the National School Boards Association dropped the collaboration—just five days after announcing it.
Following similar cues in other industries, the American Gas Association recently launched the Natural Gas Information Sharing and Analysis Center, an effort to make data on security threats available to its members.
With female videogame-industry figures increasingly finding themselves under attack online in the midst of a broader debate on journalistic culture, two industry trade groups have come out strongly against the volatile online attacks.
The well-regarded literary publishing house McSweeney's is moving to a nonprofit model—and is using the change to keep the company's mission going. Also: A former association exec with a long track record ponders what drives CEO longevity.
With the new season of American Horror Story taking on a freak-show motif, Clowns of America International is taking a stance against Hollywood productions that use clowns as a way to create a sinister undertone.
The Society of Professional Journalists is applauding two judges who stopped a Georgia political candidate's attempts to get a protective order for harassment against a blogger and former newspaper scribe who wrote an unflattering profile of him.