CMF Report Shows Congress Values Social Media Usage

A new report by the Congressional Management Foundation (CMF) finds that members of Congress value social media interaction more than people may have previously thought.  The report, “Social Congress: Perceptions and Use of Social Media on Capitol Hill“, is based on a survey of 260 Congressional staff conducted between October and December 2010. Among the… Read more »

IATA Introduces the Future of Air Security

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) unveiled the new “Checkpoint of the Future” at its annual meeting in Singapore this week.  The new security apparatus is designed to be less intrusive and time-consuming for travelers while creating a more advanced security system for airport screening. The new system is designed to move beyond the “one size fits… Read more »

Association of DC Universities Showcases Members’ Economic Impact in Region

The Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area, a trade association composed of 14 colleges and universities in the DC area, released last week its most comprehensive study to date on the economic impact of the region’s higher education institutions.  The study found that despite lagging numbers in many different industries, DC colleges and universities are… Read more »

Power of A Week

In an effort to highlight the many benefits associations provide to the economy and society, ASAE will hold the first ever Power of A Week this year from March 28-April 1.  Each day will have an event or focus that will highlight a component of the Power of A and allow associations to participate and… Read more »