The National Retail Federation's success on the swipe-fees issue is evidence that you can find common ground in government relations.
From shoe leather on the Hill to crafting the right media message, the National Retail Federation’s Mallory Duncan helped put the spotlight on hidden credit- and debit-card fees. This is one association’s advocacy success story.
It's not just the National Retail Federation that can put together such major legislative victories. Here's how one regional group, the Municipal Association of South Carolina, won big.
Challenge your board to break free of conventional thinking by addressing five ways it is killing your association’s current and future business models.
Fierce competition among associations with similar interests is out. Collaboration is in. Working together makes dollars and sense, as three organizations in the finance industry discovered when they joined forces to attract members and leverage opportunities.
What people are saying in association social spaces: Including issues on members, career advice and making new hires.
When the International Legal Technology Association opened its first brick-and-mortar office in Austin, Texas, in 2007, the space featured an unusual personal touch.
The Special Libraries Association uses its board election to spark international conversation.
Donald Balasa, executive director, American Association of Medical Assistants, answers questions from AAMA member Chris Hollander.
Cara Thunder, the program director of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society of Albuquerque, New Mexico, tells us her goals and daily routine.
A roundup of new hires and other personnel moves in the association industry.
American Camp Association research helps keep kids safe and healthy.
How to train leaders before they lead—an idea which the National Ground Water Association is putting into practice.
What was your association’s most successful advocacy campaign? We pose the question to a group of association CEOs.
How Tabitha Arnett, CAE, director of professional development at the Indiana Pharmacists Alliance in Indiana, balances tight schedules and member demands.
When looking for prime commercial real estate, what should you consider before hiring a broker?
Help your members get to know you by adding social media to your online staff directory.
A shifting industry requires association marketing professionals to be more strategic than ever.
Manage your risk when hosting meetings abroad—read up on the issues you could face.
Are you giving away your most valuable member benefits for free? A lesson from the American Land Title Association.
Lisa Stefanoff, chief information technology director at the National Association for the Specialty Food Trade, on how a project manager drives toward results.
Your nearest bank, restaurant, movie theater, hotel, or gas station is never far away with the AroundMe app.
The benefits of a uniform social media strategy, as shown by the American Diabetes Association.
The National Association of Broadcasters have helped their members wade through challenging waters with free legal advice.
Earning rewards via an affinity discount program adds new layer to membership.
Tennessee’s capital city boasts lots of new and unique venues for meetings of all sizes.
Emotional engagement data can make your next event more successful.
The manager of member services at the National Association of College and University Business Officers in Washington, DC takes a trip down memory lane.
No tactic guarantees success, but asking the right questions can create a long-term competitive advantage.
Author Sally Hogshead on how to influence members to act or live differently.
A New ASAE book, Road to Relevance: Five Strategies for Competitive Associations, maps the strategic journey beyond the Race for Relevance.
Why you should make the time for ASAE's annual fly-in on American Associations Day.
A new video series took Tech Conference takeaways to a far-flung audience.
ASAE’s Innovation Grant Program offers a glimpse into what makes innovation truly work.
ASAE's Upcoming Education Lineup includes legislative fly-ins, a virtual course on membership and a one-day event on association law.
In sometimes surprising ways, associations play direct and indirect roles in bringing the products, services, and activities of daily life to people around the world. Each issue, find out how.