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What's next in association law
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What motivates the IRS to audit an association? When do you need to be concerned about staff use of social media? When are you vulnerable to UBIT tax? A group of top association legal experts speak candidly in addressing these issues and others. More

How associations can get more sponsorship dollars
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Associations get just 3 percent of the $18 billion corporate sponsorship market. A big reason why the percentage is so low is because associations aren't offering what sponsors are looking for, posits a new study by IEG, a Chicago-based sponsorship consulting and research firm. If association leaders would adopt a new approach to corporate partnerships, they could claim a much larger share of the North American sponsorship market, the study concludes. More

Top 7 conference functions easily leveraged by social media
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Your conference's social media presence is worthless unless you do something with it. It isn't enough to have a conference blog, an event Facebook page, a conference YouTube channel, an event Twitter profile, a LinkedIn event or a multiplicity of other outposts in social media. Ok, perhaps it's better than not having a presence at all, but having a social media program without having some sort of goal just creates more busy work. When one of your social media activities support your conference's business objectives, then it adds value to your organization. More

Florida facing another $2 billion budget shortfall
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Senate President Mike Haridopolos said last week that the state is facing another multibillion-dollar budget shortfall, and the public can expect another year of deep cuts to government programs and services. More

Are non-profit organizations immune to dysfunction and hypocrisy?
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All organizations want to be successful, whether for-profit businesses or those in the non-profit world — such as trade associations, humanitarian government contractors, advocacy groups or government agencies. All of them grapple with new challenges emerging from our insecure and shifting economic, political and cultural environment. The later also includes growing workplace diversity and changing attitudes about career and leadership. But organizations in the nonprofit realm are especially vulnerable to problems. More

CEOs need a new set of beliefs
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Harvard Business School professor Raymond Gilmartin feels that the last 25 years has been filled with CEOs of major corporations that rely on a flawed set of beliefs to lead their organizations. This set has influenced them to place too much emphasis on maximizing shareholder value and not enough on generating value for society. So, Gilmartin offers a new set of beliefs that he thinks can renew and restore faith in corporations and capitalism. More

Is there a membership gene?
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The future of membership is often debated in associations, non-profits and local communities. Is membership a concept that's time has passed and we are looking to a societal future of "bowling alone?" Or is membership and association with others something that is at our core as humans? More

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