A big-city police department's kerfuffle reminds us that, depending on the topic and the audience, social media campaigns can sometimes do more harm than good. Plus: Keep your association on the right track with a comprehensive business plan.
The likelihood of passage for comprehensive tax reform has long been unclear, but uncertainty seems to now also surround the process for approval of tax extenders.
The International Association of Exhibitions and Events announced the first-ever Exhibitions Day, a June advocacy day to educate lawmakers on the value of meetings in the United States.
After years of fighting a "newspapers are dead" narrative, the Newspaper Association of America changed its approach to reporting its numbers. The group's new annual report, the first since dropping its quarterly releases, came out recently. Here's how things went.
A 2012 Department of Transportation regulation that simplified flight pricing drew praise from consumer groups. But a House bill, backed by the airline industry, could roll back the rule, leading to pushback—and questions over what constitutes transparency in airfares.
A PR specialist breaks down the essential elements of a perfect event. Also: modern ways to generate new membership leads.
A new association with big goals for membership gives affiliate marketing a try, in hopes of connecting with its target audience via groups already working at the ground level.
Cross Slate’s palm with silver, and an old web annoyance is gone. Plus: your board as an association advocate. No matter how wonderful, every association and its website have some minor annoyances or obstacles that stand in the way of a smooth member experience. Perhaps the snags are an opportunity for a new benefit? Find […]
In an interview with the Washington Post, the head of the IRS said the agency is still reviewing comments on proposed rules that would redefine “candidate-related political activity” by 501(c)(4) groups and predicted that the rulemaking process would continue through the end of the year.
The American Transaction Processors Coalition, a new trade group that officially launched this month, hopes to show the its financial clout—largely centered on a part of Atlanta called Transaction Alley—to the rest of the world.