Millennials may be getting all the chatter these days, but this issue of Associations Now focuses on those later in their career.
What should government relations professionals be doing now to initiate their advocacy work with the Trump administration? Start with these tips from Ellen Fern, managing director of Washington Partners, LLC, and John Segota, CAE, associate executive director for public policy and professional relations at TESOL International Association.
President Donald Trump entered office on a promise to change Washington, DC. What that means for the workings of government is just beginning to emerge. In light of a new administration and Congress, associations are taking a fresh look at their government relations strategy and tactics. A key word for 2017: agility.
As industries change, associations have been challenged to reassess who qualifies as a member. Many have found strength and greater engagement in expansion.
These career transitionists have found a path forward in their work lives. Here's how they did it.
What must professionals over 50 do now to shape their careers before retirement? The key: Become a skilled transitionist.
Tracy L. Vanneman, the partnerships and programs manager of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, admits to a lifelong obsession with Walt Disney World.
Cathy Weatherford, president and CEO, Insured Retirement Institute, answers questions from IRI member Paula Nelson.
Getting hands-on with zero-waste goals.
A roundup of new hires and other personnel moves in the association industry.
How two U.S. quilters made connections that stitched together a worldwide community.
Building diversity and inclusion into governance structure.
When interviewing a candidate for a senior-level role, what’s the most important question you ask?
For Cynthia L. Simpson, CAE, the chief business development officer for the Association For Women In Science, D+I isn’t just “one and done.”
Keeping members happy means meeting new tech expectations.
Many organizations are beginning to understand how tech projects can support their strategy and mission, but in some cases, there is still a disconnect between IT and the executive team. David Stephenson, director of information technology at Worldwide ERC, shares how to create that connection.
This easy-to-use work-management tool helps to keep people and projects on track.
How market trends drove a new event for the United Fresh Produce Association.
Take steps this year to preserve your protection against online copyright infringement claims.
How the wearables market is growing—and whether your association can take advantage of it.
The International SPA Association's “Humans of New York”-inspired website shares member stories.
Shelly Howard-Horwitz of Association Investment Advisory Solutions, explains why benchmarking is a critical step in sponsoring retirement plans.
Members want payments to be quicker than ever. Learn why your association should consider electronic payments or other methods for accepting dues.
Set goals before developing a member onboarding plan.
Why you should look into offering secure browsing options for your association's membership.
Five reasons to consider live streaming your next event.
The City by the Bay is a perennial conference favorite.
In Matter, authors Peter Sheahan and Julie Williamson discuss how to ensure future success.
Lemmietta McNeilly, CAE, the chief staff officer for speech-language pathology at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association has seen a lot of work environments in her day.
How to engage and promote in a digital ecosystem, according to Shama Hyder, CEO of the Marketing Zen Group.
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. Including windows. International Window Cleaning Association: Keeping windows spotless takes more than a paper towel and bottle of cleanser. To promote best practices and safety standards among window-cleaning services, the […]