Former EVP stepped into the role of interim leader last year; group to begin search for permanent replacement in October with goal of filling position in 2021.
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U.S. Chamber and four associations urge companies and public to respond to disease calmly; read more news about coronavirus and associations.
Groups pivot to cancel or postpone trade shows and meetings, or find ways to go virtual as coronavirus spreads across U.S. Read expert guidance on making go-no-go decisions on events and reviewing contracts. Also in CEO Update’s continuing coverage: Associations step up to help members respond to crisis, while advocating for relief for battered sectors of the economy.
APS cancels Denver conference; Global Business Travel Association poll finds businesses expect disruptions.
More hand-sanitizing stations, cleaning staff and medical stations at meetings and trade shows; some groups encouraging a “no handshake” policy.
CEO Update analyzed lobbying disclosure reports to identify 100 of the biggest-spending trade groups and professional societies for 2019.
Settlement with former employee leaves NPA with enough in reserves to pay off other debts; judge approves request to dismiss case.
CLIA vice president is trade group's spokesperson on coronavirus.
The public is increasingly critical of giving awards to lawmakers who are lightning rods for controversy, said Doug Pinkham, president of the Public Affairs Council. “This doesn’t mean (associations) can’t give an award to a member of Congress who is a bit controversial; they just need to do it with their eyes open and with a communications plan ready.”
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