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Kevin Swift is the chief economist and managing director at the American Chemistry Council in Washington, D.C., where he is responsible for economic and other analyses dealing with markets, energy, trade, tax and innovation, as well as monitoring business conditions and identifying emerging trends for the domestic and global chemical sectors. He is an authority on the global chemical industry, and his research and analyses aid decision making throughout the industry.[…] Continue Reading »
It is no secret that associations, member-based organizations and nonprofit boards are facing fundraising challenges. Direct and indirect competition in the publicly financed marketplace is considerable.
What is being lost in the modern scramble for fiscal sustenance is improving the experience and recognition that guests and sponsors deserve for their patronage going forward.
There are four pillars to envisioning, funding and achieving any organization’s agenda:
- Loyal, paying members.
This is the final post in a series exploring 10 critical skills that association leaders need to possess or develop in the next 10 years. Read about the first post and second post for six more skills you’ll need to have.[…] Continue Reading »
This is the second in a series of three posts exploring critical skills that association leaders need to possess or develop in the next 10 years. Read about the first three skills.[…] Continue Reading »
Ernie Rosenberg is president and CEO of the American Cleaning Institute, which represents producers of household, industrial and institutional cleaning products, their ingredients and finished packaging; oleochemical producers; and chemical distributors to the cleaning product industry. ACI’s The 2012 ACI Annual Meeting & Industry Convention is Jan. 30 to Feb. 4 in Orlando, Fla. Rosenberg recently discussed his leadership philosophy, the convention and what’s ahead for ACI and the industry.[…] Continue Reading »