New associations launch to fill a void in their sector. Here, a state medical marijuana group tells us what got them started, what they’re working on now, and what they plan to do next.
Being in one of the first states to legalize adult use of cannabis, the California Cannabis Tourism Travel Association launched to focus on members in the region. With more interest in cannabis tourism, the group is rebranding and opening to the world.
While many associations have taken note of rises in prices and restrictions related to event cancellation insurance, there are other insurance concerns to consider. From workers’ comp to cyber and homeowners insurance, an expert offers a look at areas to review.
A new alliance will connect victims of anti-Asian hate with pro bono legal services and work to prevent further acts of violence. The effort shows the importance of clear goals and strong networking in addressing social problems.
Association professionals are always on the move. Here’s our monthly roundup of new hires, career changes, and retirements across the industry. Of Note: Marla Bilonick is the new president and CEO of the National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders.
In a letter this week, ASAE asked Governor Bill Lee to veto a bill it says “promotes mistreatment of a targeted LGBTQ population and threatens to give rise to state-sanctioned discrimination in Tennessee.”
To ensure that travelers with disabilities can have good experiences when they take trips, the World Travel & Tourism Council created a guide to help its members ensure their practices and policies are inclusive and accessible.
Between pandemic-induced changes in the workplace and general shifts in management thinking, hiring managers are more willing to look past certain characteristics of job candidates than they might have been in the past. Next time you’re reviewing resumes, these “red flags” might be worth rethinking.
As associations prepare for the post-pandemic workplace, new research can help provide tips on where to focus when it comes to employee well-being and return-to-work planning.
After some adjusting, many workers came to enjoy the flexibility and efficiency of remote work. As association professionals head back to in-person operations in the near future, organizations can guide them by bringing remote work principles into the office.