A New Beginning… and Things Will Change

"This is a new year. A new beginning. And things will change.” Does this quote from Taylor Swift pertain to IAEI? Absolutely! Before I talk...

Staying Relevant

We managed to survive the recession without increasing membership dues. Looking back, we managed to survive the recession that started back in 2007 by making tough operational changes over...

Standards — How important are they?

It seems that every time we turn the television on or check our mobile device we hear about a disaster: floods, tornadoes, wild fires...

The Fork in the Road

In the May-June issue, I talked about branding and how every little thing matters. What I didn’t talk about specifically was IAEI’s brand: Who...

EVERY little thing matters in branding

In its simplest terms, branding is who we are, how others feel about us, and how industry and the public view us as an...

We’ve got an app for you…

Do you recall the day when personal and business computers first came on the market, along with the notion that they would put people...

What Part Does IAEI Play in Disaster Relief?

Disasters are usually characterized by short reaction/response times, overwhelming devastation to infrastructure, and a strain on the tangible and intangible resources of the affected...

Relevance

Due to new technology, social networking and competition, individuals have many options as to where and from whom they can obtain information. Consequently, associations,...

Fact or Fiction

Summer has drawn to a close and families have sent their children back to school. Fall is upon us and IAEI members are attending...

FACE-TO-FACE TIME — Its value and where to find it

Never underestimate the value of networking face-to-face! Despite the various ways of communicating — phones, email, instant messaging, social media, faxing, snail mail, telegram,...