Women in Construction, a new trade group launching in the Buffalo, New York, area, hopes to build a sense of camaraderie in an industry that's known for having a significant gender gap.
Who said there isn't room for compromise? The Kentucky Distillers' Association worked with the Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship to help turn into reality a "Bourbon Summit" between President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
Association leaders can find plenty of excuses to stick with the safe and familiar. Holly Duckworth, CAE, has a few ideas on how to shake things up.
Membership and support groups are cheering a recent decision by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to allow nonprofits better access to military installations. The move removes barriers that had previously hindered groups like the National Military Family Association from providing services to troops.
A number of concert halls have banded together—with the support of London's mayor and the U.K. music industry's leading association—to end the recent rash of closures of small music venues.
How one association used a diorama to push its advocacy messages during the State of the Union address. Also: Why your own speeches shouldn't be as long as the SOTU.
The U.S. Tennis Association Foundation is expanding its relationship with the Department of Veterans Affairs, pitching the game of tennis as a way to both rehabilitate vets and help them re-establish ties to the civilian world.
College sports’ governing body gathered for its annual convention last week, and for the first time in its 109-year history, student-athletes had a seat at the table. One student volunteer leader shared his experience.
The organization, which represents legal professionals in a judicial system that has been dogged by a lack of diversity, says it's been making progress on the issue. But there's lingering evidence that there's still a long way to go.
A group representing independent booksellers is helping its members obtain copies of the latest issue of French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo to sell in America. The group is also sponsoring a social media campaign showing support for the paper and its staff after the recent attack on its headquarters.