May 02, 2017

The American Society of Association Executives has unveiled a new continuous learning and talent development platform – ASAE Learning Online.

ASAE Learning Online provides on-demand access to unlimited educational opportunities for ASAE members and non-members throughout the association community.

Subscribers can personalize learning plans, take skills gap assessments and search through hundreds of educational options that align with association management competencies (defined by ASAE’s Job Task Analysis) as well as professional skills important for individual, team and… more

May 01, 2017

The American Society of Association Executives has unveiled a new continuous learning and talent development platform – ASAE Learning Online.

ASAE Learning Online provides on-demand access to unlimited educational opportunities for ASAE members and non-members throughout the association community.

Subscribers can personalize learning plans, take skills gap assessments and search through hundreds of educational options that align with association management competencies (defined by ASAE’s Job Task Analysis) as well as professional skills important for individual, team and… more

Apr 18, 2017

PCMA’s Digital Experience Institute [DEI] recently released the publication of their The Power of Digital Events white paper.

“The emergence of live streaming and digital events has significantly shifted how participants engage with our organization,” said Deborah Sexton, PCMA president and CEO.

She added, “Our goal in transparently sharing PCMA’s six years of results is to assist those organizations, who desire to expand and enhance their engagement strategies, build a business case for digital events.”

This comprehensive white paper examines the… more

Apr 18, 2017

The American Society of Association Executives unveiled the winners of the 2017 Gold Circle Awards competition, which denotes excellence, innovation, and achievement in association/nonprofit marketing, membership, and communications programs.

The Gold Circle Award for Overall Excellence will be announced during ASAE’s 2017 Marketing, Membership & Communications Conference (MMCC), May 2-3, in Washington, D.C. 

The 2017 competition received 172 submissions. Over 80 judges from different associations, nonprofits, and for-profit organizations evaluated the… more

Apr 13, 2017

Hannover Fairs USA, the U.S. subsidiary of Hannover, Germany’s Deutsche Messe will combine two of HANNOVER MESSE portfolio trade shows, Industrial Automation and Motion, Drive & Automation, to form Integrated Automation, Motion & Drives (IAMD).

The new trade show will feature the full range of industrial automation, power transmission and fluid power solutions for the factory of the future.

“Industry 4.0 and the global manufacturing markets desire for digitally integrated products is the driving force behind this merger,” said Larry Turner, president and CEO of HFUSA… more

Apr 06, 2017

The Meetings Mean Business Coalition (MMBC) and leaders from across the meetings industry are joining together today for the second annual Global Meetings Industry Day (#GMID17), with more than 100 events in 90-plus locations spanning nearly 25 countries and six continents.

This international day of advocacy showcases the real impact that business meetings, conferences, conventions, incentive travel, trade shows and exhibitions have on people, business and communities.

Thousands of industry professionals are participating in today’s events, coupled with a robust social… more

Mar 25, 2017

The Association for Women in Events (AWE), a not for profit organization supporting gender equality and diversity in the event industry, has unveiled its Hall of Fame Recognition Program, hosted by the AWE Awards Committee.

The AWE Awards Committee was formed with a vision to create an engaged group of recognized people and programs that exemplify AWE values to serve as an ongoing resource for inspiration, guidance and leadership.

The AWE Hall of Fame will recognize the advancement of women in events by honoring women and men with a categorical award.

Categories for… more

Mar 23, 2017

Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) Chairman Gary C. Sherwin, CDME and President and CEO of Visit Newport Beach, Inc. and President and CEO Don Welsh unveiled that DMAI will become Destinations International, effective July 2017 during its Annual Convention in Montreal. 

The announcement was made during the 2017 CEO Summit at The Westin Nashville, where a record 182 guests were in attendance. 

Through collaboration with Miles Partnership, feedback gathered from stakeholder interviews, paired with extensive analysis of key operational facets of the… more

Mar 14, 2017

The American Society of Association Executives unveiled several of its game changers, as well as its closing keynote with Chef Jeff Henderson, who all will take part in the 2017 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition Aug. 12-15 in Toronto. 

“We are excited for this year’s meeting in Toronto. Chef Jeff Henderson, the five game changers, and education session leaders will provide attendees with inspiration, new ideas and different perspectives on a variety of association management topics and challenges they are… more

Feb 28, 2017

The Meetings Mean Business Coalition, a cross-industry communications and advocacy initiative, is introducing a platform for industry professionals in every corner of the globe to better advocate for the power of face-to-face meetings.

A newly created licensing agreement will allow partners in countries and regions outside of the United States to use MMB branding, messaging and research to form one strong, cohesive voice for the industry.

 “We are thrilled to welcome more international partners into the MMB family through this global expansion,” said Paul Van Deventer,… more