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 »
Posts Categorized: Training Workforces
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 »
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.
In-person meetings are highly valued by British business, according to a new study conducted by Virgin Trains. This information show how associations, who are as a sector one of the largest drivers of meetings and conventions, are impacting the economy and improving the nation’s workforce.
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 »