With more than 80 percent of the association's members saying that the Dallas Police Department's morale is at an all-time low, the association is offering a 10-step plan to help improve things. At the top of the list: ethics and transparency.
With questions arising around other members of the Direct Selling Association, a longtime member of the 104-year-old group decided the group's ethics concerns and spot at the center of a regulatory storm made it difficult to stick around.
The longtime Oracle CEO, who stepped down from the leadership role this week, has often been quiet about his giving. But there are lessons to be learned from the multibillionaire about the inconsistent, sometimes eccentric nature of big-name donors.
An association's bleeding-edge tradeshow trick—a 3D-printed car on the tradeshow floor—comes to fruition. One blogger got a chance to test-drive the vehicle. Also: a social photo service's near-death experience.
A lot of talk around meetings and conferences is how to start and engage in conversations with attendees, exhibitors, and speakers. But what should exhibitors do if they know the conversation with a visitor needs to wrap up? A new report looks at techniques to disengage.
For a lesson on how to juggle an annual conference alongside dozens upon dozens of performances, and keep up with the latest industry developments at the same time, listen to the beat of this music association's main event.
A bill affecting the transmission of broadcast stations over cable and satellite feeds once included a provision that could have led to the end of "bundling" by allowing consumers to pick which stations they wanted. But in the end, the Senate Commerce Committee kept things "clean."
Last weekend, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office opened up about the problems it was having with its telework system—employees were lying about their hours and getting undue bonuses. What can associations do to avoid a similar fate?
The Financial Services Roundtable, led by onetime politician Tim Pawlenty, rankled some feathers with the launch of a PR campaign targeting the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. But a new report suggests the trade group may have pushed members out of their comfort zone.
The cult of Surge convinced Coca-Cola to bring the soda back, and the reason it did is one that associations can appreciate. Also: Give your donors the gift of short and sweet videos.