A new study by the Convention Industry Council highlights the importance of the meetings industry to the American economy. The study, which ASAE cosponsored with other associations, shows that meetings and conventions support 1.7 million jobs nationwide.
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A House committee hearing yesterday showed bipartisan support for repealing the 1099 legislation.
The organization that controls Internet domain names is set to open their application process for new generic top-level domains, and the consequences for associations could be quite serious. An article in today’s Washington Post highlights the controversy surrounding ICANN’s new gTLD application process.
The President’s State of the Union address last night touched on a few issues that are important to the association community, and previewed some of the issues the association community will face in the 112th Congress. During his discussion of health care reform, the president expressed support for the bipartisan effort to repeal the small… Read more »
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is expected today to enact net neutrality regulations that would regulate what internet service providers (ISPs) and wireless companies can and cannot do in restricting content from websites. The draft regulations would basically prohibit ISPs and wireless companies from blocking rival websites or services from being accessed by users, as… Read more »