08 March 2022
When a person thinks of medical emergency services, what often comes to mind is an ER full of patients with broken bones or extensive wounds. But there are less visible medical emergencies as well, and one of these is organ failure. In the United States alone, over 100,000 people are on the national transplant waiting list. Unfortunately, performing an organ or stem cell transplant doesn’t just involve a high-risk surgery — it also requires that the donor and recipient be a perfect genetic match. Otherwise, the recipient’s immune system will likely reject the transplanted organ or stem cell.
04 March 2022
Every non-profit association, regardless of its purpose and provenance, shares one fundamental commonality: the accounting must be done, one way or another. Depending on your association’s needs, that could be a fairly straightforward task—or a quite complex one. Fortunately, as in many other areas these days, complex processes, and even straightforward ones, can be simplified through digital automation.
14 February 2022
February 1 began the celebration of Black History Month in recognition of the contributions, sacrifices, and achievements of African Americans in the United States and around the world. To help celebrate the powerful impact of Black History Month, Association Headquarters will be highlighting organizations that are an integral part of the Black community’s continued fight against inequality.
11 February 2022
Growth is a natural desire of any non-profit. Growth, at its base, could mean an association increases membership. To grow up, in terms of rising membership, is not always the same as growing out. Non-profits can grow out — i.e., from within — by not only gathering new members but, more importantly, retaining them.
08 February 2022
Non-profit organizations often serve many functions. They might act as an education hub, offer professional certifications, or provide opportunities to assist in setting the standards for their industries. And alongside all of these roles, they also often provide a sense of community and mutual benefit to both those within the organization and the broader communities within which they travel.
01 February 2022
AH is very pleased to announce that it has earned the 2022 Top Workplaces USA award, issued by Energage, a purpose-driven organization that develops solutions to build and brand Top Workplaces. The Top Workplaces program has a 15-year history of surveying more than 20 million employees and recognizing top organizations across 60 markets for regional Top Workplaces awards.
19 January 2022
Every year, getting organized is one of the top ten New Year’s resolutions people make. The reason for this is simple—according to the Mayo Clinic, clutter makes it more difficult to focus and increases stress levels. And that’s where the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals (NAPO) comes in.
06 January 2022
It’s easy for those in the association space to speak about their association’s mission. However, what those members may not realize is that they are part of a system of organizations making a significant collective impact on society.
29 December 2021
When AH’s experts released their predictions for associations and non-profits in 2021, it was a time of unrest and, largely, of unknowns. Today, at the end of a year spent evaluating what’s next for associations, that statement remains true as AH, its Client Partners, and associations and non-profits around the world prepare to further their impact on society.
16 December 2021
Kicking off a new year, it’s a time for looking ahead and making resolutions to change for the better. In the case of associations and non-profits, those resolutions might come in the form of addressing long-standing issues that, once addressed, can help staff and leaders finally get on the path to growth.
14 December 2021
It was clear shortly into the COVID-19 pandemic that meetings and events that had previously been held in person would have to transform into fully virtual experiences. AH meeting and event managers found from the start that virtual events made networking more difficult and less personal, but that streaming the events also made them more accessible to people who would not normally be able to attend.
14 December 2021
In November, AH hosted its virtual Leadership Forum with more than 100 volunteer leaders, association professionals, and industry partners enjoying a day of curated leadership education and networking. During the Forum, AH presented its annual Red Chair Awards, recognizing AH Client Partners that have exceeded goals and expectations across several categories in 2021.