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Using Facebook’s new fundraising feature, Adrienne Bryant, CAE recently donated her birthday to the FSAE Foundation raising over $700 for professional development. Thank you Adrienne
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Congratulations to Nicolette Haton, MBA, CAE for winning the FSAE Young Professionals Task Force fundraising challenge! Nikki raised over $500 towards the YP total contribution of over $1,200. All proceeds go toward FSAE Foundation grants that support educational and professional development for YPs. Thank you to all our contributors! Pictured Nikki Haton and YP Task Force Chair Jennifer Tedder, CMP at the YP Afterglow at Annual Conferenc
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Several FSAE members have been recently promoted, started new positions or received industry awards: PROMOTION Gabriela Arisso was recently promoted to Director, Global Accounts for HelmsBriscoe NEW POSITION Steve Crist started a new position as Regional Director of Sales for Ocean Properties Hotels & Resorts INDUSTRY AWRDS Jason Carroll, CMP  was recently awarded 2018 Meeting Planner of the Year by MPI Tampa Bay Chapter. Tara Liaschenko, CMM was recently presented the MPI Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter President’s Award for her work with the organization. Congratulations everyone
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Aegis Business Technologies and Partners in Association Management were recently named in the Top 100 Best Companies To Work For in Florida Trend magazine. Aegis ranked #7 in small companies of 15-49 employees and includes an annual scavenger hunt as the company’s stress reliever for employees. Partners ranked #12 in small companies and includes a social committee planning quarterly events for employees to relieve stress. Congratulations
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Stefanie Curll, MBA, CMP promoted to Regional Partnership & Sales Manager for the Northwest Florida Region for VISIT FLORIDA. Congratulations Stefan
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DiversityInc announced that Hilton is #10 on its “ Top 50 Companies for Diversity List ” – rising from #30 in 2017. In fact, DiversityInc called this jump in rankings “unprecedented” in their history of ranking companies. This outstanding recognition as a leading company for diversity and inclusion is a true reflection of our culture. Hilton strives to realize Conrad Hilton’s mission of filling the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality. This commitment to provide team members the room to thrive is what allows them to provide experiences that bring WOW. Congratulations Hilton
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Aegis Business Technologies received (2) new certifications this week to better serve its clients. Bill Cummings, Senior Technology Consultant recently earned a Cyber Security certification, and Matt King, Account Executive earned an Adwords Search Certification for successfully completing the required coursework from Google. Congratulations Aegis
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Community Brands , the leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for associations, nonprofits, schools and faith-based groups, announced it has acquired  Expo Logic , a global event technology company. The addition of Expo Logic strengthens the Community Brands event management suite, which already includes event registration, mobile event fundraising and conference content video capture. “Meetings and events play an integral role in enhancing our customers' organizational performance and our national economy," said Jean-Paul (JP) Guilbault, president and CEO of Community Brands. “As we further advance into the events market, this is ...
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Congratulations to FSAEs newest Certified Meeting Planners: KayDubois Carson, CGMP, CIS, QAS, CIML, CJMTSC, CMP; Member Services Manager, Florida Court Clerks & Comptrollers Kyndra Freeman, CMP, Senior Meeting Planner, Assn for Institutional Research, Tallahassee Renee LaPlante, CMP, Coordinator of Events & Business Partnerships, FL Assn of School Administrators, Tallahassee Jennifer Tedder, CMP, Program Coordinator, FL Dental Assn We know several members have or are taking the CAE or CMP exam this spring. Good luck to all and let us know if you pass!
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In recognition of its efforts to support the dental profession and the success of its members, the Florida Dental Association (FDA) received five membership growth awards from the American Dental Association (ADA) at this year’s ADA State Dental Association Membership Awards in Chicago. This is the fourth consecutive year that the FDA has won at least five awards in recognition of their successful membership efforts, including Greatest Net Gain in Membership, Greatest Net Gain of New Dentists, Highest Number of Women Dentists to Membership and Highest Number of Diverse Dentists to Membership. Congratulations FDA!
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The FL Manufactured Homes Association’s "Hand-Built Homes" video recently won an Image Award from the FL Public Relations Association. The video was created by FMHA and BowStern to improve the image of the manufactured housing industry was honored by the Florida Public Relations Association at its annual awards ceremony in Tallahassee. The video continues to be seen by thousands of consumers since its posting on fmha.org and other industry sites, and requests for the campaign's top-quality brochure have risen so far to over 60 per month. Congratulations FMHA! Florida's Full Story of Hand-Built Homes from BowStern Marketing on Vimeo
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Michelle Waddell, Sales Manager for The Shores Resort & Spa in Daytona Beach Shores, recently received the Pyramid Hotel Group’s Millionaires Club Award for 2017! Congratulations Michell
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Thomas Howell Ferguson, a CPA firm in Tallahassee, recently celebrated their 25 year anniversary. Congratulations
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FSAE President & CEO, Frank Rudd, CAE, CMP has been selected as a participant for the FSU Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship Nonprofit Executive Program. Offered through the FSU College of Business,  the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship cultivates, trains and inspires entrepreneurial leaders through world-class executive education, applied training, public recognition and leading-edge research. Congratulations Frank
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Partners in Association Management, located in Tallahassee, Florida was named to Florida State University’s inaugural Seminole 100 during a ceremony on March 3, 2018 at FSU’s University Center Club in Doak Campbell Stadium. Presented by FSU, the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship, the FSU Alumni Association and Inc. Magazine, the Seminole 100 recognized the 100 fastest-growing businesses owned by FSU alumni. Inc. Magazine, using the criteria they developed for their annual Inc. 5000 list, calculated each company’s compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) over the past three years to generate the ranking. Congratulations Partner
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Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach brings the global brand’s iconic vibe and energetic beat to a wide stretch of the world-famous Atlantic shoreline. The 200-room beachfront property features renowned, brand-exclusive offerings and amenities, including The Sound of Your Stay® music program, offering complimentary use of Fender guitars and Crosley record players for in-room jam sessions, as well as a full-service Rock Spa® and Salon, a Rock Shop® and a Body Rock® Fitness Center. The hotel also includes the signature Sessions restaurant and bar, the open-air Wave Terrace and 20,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space, including a versatile ballroom ...
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MemberClicks, the leading provider of membership management software for small to mid-sized associations and chambers, is pleased to be recognized as the 6th Best Place to Work in Atlanta in the Small Business category by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. This is the second year in a row MemberClicks has been recognized by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution as a Best Place to Work, each time landing in the Top 10.  “Being a ‘Best Place to Work’ isn’t so much about us as it is our people,” said FSAE member Mark Sedgley, President and CEO of MemberClicks. “People make the culture, and we truly believe we have some of the best.”  Congratulations Mark and MemberClicks!
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Trevor Maddox, CMP joined FSAE in February 2018 as our Education and Events Manager. A professional planner with a wealth of experience, she most recently worked as a conference manager at the Florida Institute of CPAs. Previously, she was the senior meeting planner at the Florida Engineer Society and Florida Institute of Consulting Engineers. Trevor serves as staff liaison for the Annual Conference Committee and Education Committee. She earned her Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) in 2017.   Welcome Trev
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We are saddened to share that  Janet Gay ' s husband Arthur recently passed away after a long illness.  In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter's Anglican Cathedral Building Fund, Grace Mission Church or the Florida Wild Mammal Association.  More informatio
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We are excited to announce FSAEs newest Certified Association Executive members: Thomas P. Conway, CPA,MBA, CAE Chief Financial Officer American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Jacksonville, FL Michelle Lui, CAE Executive Director Financial Management Association International Tampa, FL Alexandra Overhoff, CAE St Pete Beach, FL Susan M. Stowell Corder, CAE Director, Knowledge Management and Member Services Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials International – Headquarters Daytona Beach, FL   Congratulations
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