14 September 2021
September 15 kicks off the month-long celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, recognizing the influence and many contributions of the Latinx and Hispanic communities to American society. People of Latin descent helped build the foundation of many US institutions, created the overarching culture of several major US cities, and established influential organizations advancing humanitarian, commercial, and artistic causes.
14 September 2021
Associations are looking to the future and considering where they fit in with their relevance largely determined by how well they serve their members and the value they provide. As association leaders reconsider everything from programs to membership models, diversity and inclusion programs, and more, one key topic up for discussion is often membership dues.
14 September 2021
Art has the unique ability to connect individuals across time and great distances. It’s no wonder, then, that as people have found more creative ways to connect and find togetherness over the past 18 months, design trends have responded with themes that convey the same togetherness and connectivity audiences are craving.
16 August 2021
AH is pleased to announce its partnership with two new Client Partners, the New Jersey Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the US Composting Council.
16 August 2021
As society starts to breathe life into the events industry once again, association meetings and event planners are faced with sometimes reluctant audiences that want to be sure events are taking precautions that will ensure their safety and provide options for those who may decide that in-person isn’t on their horizon.
13 August 2021
After a year of playing it safe, navigating disruptions to everything from event revenues and membership dues to education delivery and technology changes, associations are ready to move on to better days. Two AH leaders both shared their unique leadership perspectives and key successes in this special issue of Associations Now magazine.
03 August 2021
The days of lump sum membership dues payments are going the way of dial-up internet—they're being rapidly replaced by more innovative methods that prioritize convenience and ease of payment. How can the system be updated to appeal to new, younger members?
14 July 2021
On May 13, 2021, after months of planning, experts on a range of topics converged at AH’s Mount Laurel, New Jersey, office to bring a long-awaited project to fruition: it was recording day for AH’s Red Chair Series Podcast.
14 July 2021
There’s a new buzzword in association business: data. From events to marketing and member communications, data plays a vital role in understanding and more meaningfully connecting with audiences.
13 July 2021
It’s evident that the pandemic has placed foresight for associations in the spotlight — but the need to prepare for the future no longer applies only to top-down, national leadership. The role of chapters has been shifting and associations are beginning to drive change in their membership engagement strategies, one example coming from the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society™ (WOCN).
13 July 2021
The Smartsheet Product Certification Program provides a confirmation of skill proficiency with the Smartsheet platform and reviews critical concepts that show expertise in the platform. By certifying members of staff, AH ensures quality service and project management will be delivered from all teams to our Client Partners.
14 June 2021
Association leaders often find themselves balancing difficult decisions. Add to that unforeseen or changing circumstance—such as emerging technologies, an evolving workforce, or even a global pandemic—and critical decisions can become more reactive than proactive.