April 23, 2014


TRENDS 2013 Association Executive of the Year John Graham IV, interviews Susan Neely, CAE, the 2014 Association Executive of the Year, on her management approach, including building consensus and becoming a volunteer. Neely was honored at the TRENDS Salute to Association Excellence, Feb. 20 in Washington. Details: www.AssociationTRENDS.com/salute.


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'The best things in life are free but you have to pay for the rest'

Say that again

Association TRENDSThe incredible increase to meetings. I knew there'd be some - I mean, before this, I oversaw five divisions and two dozen people in government affairs, so we had a lot of meetings. But when you become president and CEO, I knew there'd be an increase in meetings - but wow. It' pretty astonishing. Association TRENDS
R. Dan Berger, on becoming CEO of the National Association of Federal Credit Unions in "Capital Business"


By Phil Gross |  04-17-2014

All organizations, particularly nonprofits, need to maximize their cash flow to fund their activities. When your organization purchases goods and services from suppliers, it needs a keen eye to keep your costs low without sacrificing service or quality.


New home at the new Omni Nashville

Executive Moves


David Black, Thomas Pierson, Edna DeVore, Ross Lieberman, Robert Shema, Stacey Leech, Thomas Coté, New York State Psychological Association



American Angus Association, U.S. Sens. Roy Blunt and Amy Klobuchar, American Society of Travel Agents and U.S. Travel Association, AMSP/NAPL/NAQP, Kevin Spacey, Convention Industry Council, International Association of Exhibitions and Events, Center for Exhibition Industry Research, Exhibit Designers and Producers Association, Exhibition Services & Contractors Association, International Association of Venue Managers, Chris Brown, Megan Tanel, Association for Corporate Growth, National Center for the Middle Market, Government Finance Officers Association of the U.S. and Canada, Interior Design Educators Council, Kellen Co., and more, including Supplier News and a burial notice for Wes Pedersen

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