Plastics Industry Association boosts quality of attendees by moving to Orlando; IFA uses show to mobilize members for advocacy.
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With just weeks to go before elections that could decide which party controls Congress, associations are using voter registration drives and social media hashtags to help drive turnout. “This is the most important election of our lifetimes,” said Alex Boian, political director of the Outdoor Industry Association, which just released its first-ever voter guide.
Oct. 12, 2018
Drinan plans his exit from APA
VI chooses Ned Monroe, former lobbyist for National Association of Manufacturers and other trade groups, to succeed Dick Doyle, who previously announced intent to retire by the end of the year.
Current ASAE lobbyist Mary Kate Cunningham to succeed long-time association advocate, who will step down at the end of January 2019.
CEO has led video game association since 2007; search for successor to begin later this month.
Association appoints Shannon McGahn, Republican player with White House ties, to head advocacy operations.
Current president has led Chicago-based National Marine Manufacturers Association for nearly two decades. Search for successor to begin in fall.
In recent roundtable discussion, Clarke, Eshkenazi and Sweeney reflect on their pasts and consider the future of associations.
Several professional associations seek to make statements against culture of harassment by revoking awards and memberships.