The role of money in keeping a nonprofit moving along.
Steven Worth, president of Plexus Consulting Group, explains three key considerations to keep in mind when growing or developing products and services meant to generate nondues revenue.
As associations face pressure to develop new and innovative revenue-generating products and services, the most successful ones are leveraging what they already know and do well—starting by keeping their missions and industry know-how in mind.
So, is there any discernible advantage to hiring an executive with association management experience or one with industry experience? Yes.
Success as an association CEO takes strong association management acumen and a deep understanding of members. But most CEOs come with career experience in one or the other, as association professionals or industry practitioners. Two new executives share how they’ve adapted in their first year on the job. Though their backgrounds are widely different, their stories are much alike.
Africa has a growing economy and burgeoning professional class. What’s missing are professionals leading their industries and opportunities for them to meet. With a new society, Africa is getting serious about association management.
The budding growth of the Asia-Pacific Federation of Association Organizations, which launched last year.
The associate executive director for the Association of Florida Colleges in Tallahassee, Florida is a fan of higher education … and trashy novels.
David Zepponi, president and CEO of the California Association of Community Managers, answers questions from CACM member Clint McClure.
How the Home Builders Association of Northern Michigan gives back to the community and inspires interest in construction.
A roundup of new hires and other personnel moves in the association industry.
An international collaboration helps advance the speech-language pathology and audiology professions.
The advantages of a board that self-elects officers.
What role would you consider taking on in an association after you finish serving as CEO?
Barbara Long, CAE, the senior director of governance and executive affairs for the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology in Washington, DC, keeps it real and welcomes a challenge.
Six steps to a complete website overhaul, according to the American Chiropractic Association.
Sure, it’s important to invest in your e-learning program so it’s ready for the future. But how does an IT leader leverage new education technologies without the complete disruption—or replacement—of the current infrastructure? Deb McMahon, CEO of Scitent, explains. What’s a good framework for assessing how well a new e-learning tool, app, or approach can […]
This old standby helps keep you organized and running on time.
A streamlined event strategy by the Consumer Bankers Association pays off.
In conducting political activities in an election year, nonprofits must step carefully.
Finding new employees isn't as easy as it used to be.
The National Retail Federation's traveling road show spotlights industry stories.
Advice to ensure your career center is up to date.
Could a sponsor help you enroll hard-to-get prospects?
How to find and share stories that inspire action.
The importance of building a formal plan for measuring member engagement.
Ask Joe, a revved-up customer service initiative at the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo, kept attendees moving.
Miami, the Magic City is sure to charm attendees at your association’s next event.
What’s behind winning ideas? Adam Grant's latest book breaks down the benefits of nonconformity.
The principal of Deco by Tate/Cummings is a marketing pro who's been around the block. And it all started with a clever babysitting strategy.
The benefits of going on a journey can be key to your professional development.
It was easy to miss, but buried in the massive $1.1 trillion end-of-year spending and tax deal that Congress cleared just before the holidays were several provisions of great interest to associations.
ASAE’s 2015 Technology Conference & Expo drew a record number of attendees to the Gaylord at National Harbor, Maryland.
In sometimes surprising ways, associations play direct and indirect roles in the daily life of people around the world. And nuts.