Current World Health Organization statistics on incidence of COVID-19 worldwide and a roundup of conference, travel, and business news and information.
With many employees working from home—thrust into close quarters with relatives and distanced from coworkers and friends—an expert says it is important to practice self-care.
In a letter to White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow, ASAE says that associations shouldn’t be left out of conversations regarding aid packages related to the coronavirus.
Now through May is peak travel time for students—many taking spring break and class trips. With virus fears prevalent, Student and Youth Travel Association members are making adjustments to give students a safe travel experience.
As fears about the spread of the virus rise, associations are determining how they will cope if a severe outbreak hits the U.S. Business continuity plans cover many emergencies—including infectious disease—so make sure yours is up to date. If you ever wondered why you should develop a business continuity plan, coronavirus has supplied an answer. […]
An advocacy group for college athletes is calling on the NCAA to consider playing March Madness games without crowds to prevent the spread of infections. The NCAA isn’t at that point yet, but it does have contingency plans for its major basketball tournaments.
Current statistics on the spread of COVID-19 worldwide and a roundup of conference, travel, and business news and information. Promoting a Surge of Volunteering With a job market in disarray and an immediate public health need, a wide variety of organizations and major companies—including the Yale School of Public Health, Amazon Web Services, ADP, and […]
As concern about the coronavirus grows, the World Health Organization recently released a report with recommendations about keeping attendees safe at large events.
The White House this week asked Congress for emergency funds to prepare a response to a potential surge of coronavirus cases in the U.S. But Democrats on the Hill say more will be needed.
Numerous events big and small have had to change their schedules or even cancel in response to lingering concerns about the Wuhan coronavirus. The disease led to the recent cancellation of Mobile World Congress, among others.
With the coronavirus causing quarantines in China and putting other Asian cities on high alert, staff are working from home, taking precautions, and looking for workarounds to keep up with job duties without risking infection.
The widely attended technology industry event, which takes place each year in Barcelona, had faced the departure of more than two dozen vendors in recent days over concerns about the spread of the coronavirus.
Nonprofits focused on verifying facts in real time are working in overdrive to make sure that information about the Wuhan coronavirus is as accurate as it can be.
Associations worried they might have to cancel a meeting due to the Wuhan coronavirus typically won’t have coverage unless they purchased a communicable disease rider, says an expert.
The deadly virus has spread quickly from China to the United States, and as researchers scramble to find a treatment, medical groups are advising members and the public on how to recognize cases and protect themselves.
Many are finding ways to survive, and thrive, in the midst of the health crisis.
An association at the heart of the coronavirus crisis has been building meaningful partnerships, if faster than it would like.
The global health crisis has professionals in all industries dealing with uncertainty. To weather the storm, organizations must demonstrate understanding and a willingness to adapt.
Even though much of the world is consumed with fighting the spread of coronavirus, membership renewals are still coming due. Experts offer advice on dealing with renewal notices, while being sensitive to today’s unique environment.
ASAE and nearly 3,000 associations have asked Congress to provide additional aid to trade and professional associations experiencing financial losses due to COVID-19 and to allow 501(c)(6) groups to be eligible for small business interruption loans.
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act requires businesses with fewer than 500 employees to give two weeks of paid sick leave and 10 weeks of partially paid FMLA leave to employees affected by the virus. An expert explains what you need to know.
Zoom calls, for one, aren’t as private as you may think. Here are some ways to protect yourself as we work—and play—at home during the pandemic.
Tuesday’s campaign is all about raising awareness of the wage gap between men and women.
As virtual meetings become the new norm, more associations will need to Zoom strategic discussions. Here's how to make that process effective.
New online platforms help the elderly and isolated feel less alone during this time of social distancing and self-quarantine.
After CoreNet Global postponed its Global Summit in Singapore due to coronavirus, the association created a free virtual summit. With a successful meeting behind them, CoreNet's CEO shares some advice for those wanting to host a virtual event of their own.
Relief for membership associations reeling from event cancellations and other business disruptions amid the coronavirus pandemic was not included in the Senate bill passed Wednesday night.
A communications expert offers tips on using social media to improve connections.
What to do and what to avoid when it comes to connecting with your audience during the current public health crisis.
COVID-19 has spurred organizations to work remotely, schools to close, and conferences to cancel. Amid the uncertainty, it’s time to talk to your sponsors about what you’re doing and offer them ways to still bring value to your members.
The way we work in the future will be different, and organizations need to be ready. Also: Want your audience to trust your content? Don’t forget about fact-checking.
[Sponsored] Associations have long used paywalls to their advantage. But there are strategic opportunities for tapping nondues revenue that they could be leaving on the table.
COVID-19 has placed new pressures on association leaders. How do you communicate with staff and members? What do you hold off on or prioritize? Three CEOs share their stories.
Due to COVID-19, working from home is the new normal right now. Here are some tips on keeping your employees productive and happy.
Citing major revenue losses related to the coronavirus pandemic, ASAE is asking lawmakers for $25 billion in emergency aid for associations in a proposed economic stimulus package, along with a federal pandemic risk insurance program.
If you’re new to working remotely, or even if you're a regular teleworker, you may not know all the tools and hacks that can make virtual work a little simpler. Here are a few you may want to try.
If your organization was a straggler on the whole remote work concept, you might feel like, after the last couple of weeks, you’ve essentially been thrown into a style of work you weren’t particularly looking to embrace. But perhaps there is a bright side here—a potential for future flexibility.
Focusing on personal goals and aspirations can make you a better worker. Also: Prepare employees for remote work.
With coronavirus causing many groups to rethink face-to-face meeting plans, some have turned to virtual offerings as way to deliver the education their attendees need.
Every major trend line shows that remote work allows employees to be more productive and employers to save money. So why is the federal government having everyone come back into the office? And should you consider the same?
[Sponsored] It’s easy to make a misstep on social media. But with a smart set of governance rules, you can develop an authentic brand voice that engages and delights.
Whether you’re flying across the country or across the world, it’s important to take steps to ensure your health while traveling. Read on for a few expert tips.