WCA & ICE Present "Understanding and Managing US Trade Controls and Sanctions on China and Russia" Seminar

This is a joint program organized by the International Credit Executives (ICE) and the Madison International Trade Association (MITA). - June 25, 2022 - WCA/BCMA

GBA Elects and Installs Officers and Directors to Its Board

Members of the Georgia Bankers Association (GBA) have elected and installed officers for the 2022-2023 fiscal year and added seven members to its board of directors. At the 130th GBA Annual Meeting, June 15, C. Rhodes McLanahan, CEO, First American Bank & Trust Company, Athens, was installed... - June 23, 2022 - Georgia Bankers Association

Whaley Lake Bridge Disaster Remains 9 Months After Hurricane Ida Destroyed It

On Sept. 2, 2021, Hurricane Ida destroyed the Lakeview Drive bridge, road and beach access in Holmes, NY. These are part of a non-profit lakeside community of 103 homes (known as Shore Haven Civic Assoc.), a mix of fixed-income older people, working families with children, and seasonal residents. After having been denied by FEMA, SBA, insurance, NY State, and other outreach entities, a GoFundMe campaign https://gofund.me/5d0063fb has been set up to try to raise $50,000 to replace the bridge. - June 06, 2022 - Shore Haven Civic Association

Subchapter V Changed the Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Landscape Seminar Presented by by WCA & KMK

Time is running out for this seminar. - June 03, 2022 - WCA/BCMA

FCI World Factoring Statistics Reports the Largest Double Digit Increase in Volume in Over Two Decades

Following the extensive response from the FCI members globally, FCI is pleased to release the final world factoring statistic. This 2021 report indicates that the Factoring and Receivables Finance Industry volume witnessed a significant growth of +12.6% in 2021 after the devastating impact from... - May 23, 2022 - FCI

North American Pet Insurance Market More Than Doubles in Four Years

North American Pet Insurance Market More Than Doubles in Four Years

The North American Pet Health Insurance Association (NAPHIA) announced that the pet insurance sector exceeded $2.83 B USD at year end 2021, and industry growth more than doubled over the past four years (2018 - 2021). NAPHIA’s 2022 State of the Industry Report shows a record $2.837 billion USD in total in-force premiums in 2021 (up over 30.5% from $2.175 billion USD in 2020) and over 4.41 million insured pets across North America (up 27.7% from over 3.45 million pets insured in 2020). - May 17, 2022 - NAPHIA - North American Pet Health Insurance Association

WCA Presents "Legal Aspects of Credit and Collections" Webinar

In this fast-paced hour devoted entirely to the legal aspects that affect the daily operations of the successful credit and collection department, David Balovich discusses the numerous day to day legal occurrences that credit professionals deal with that can affect productivity, success, and... - May 15, 2022 - WCA/BCMA

NACCE Launches Entrepreneurial College of the Future

National pilot program taps community college leaders to tackle challenges and leverage opportunities in their communities. - April 23, 2022 - National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship

MakerUSA Launches to Build Pathways Into Maker Careers and Entrepreneurship

MakerUSA Launches to Build Pathways Into Maker Careers and Entrepreneurship

MakerUSA, a new organization incubated within the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE), launched today in conjunction with NACCE’s annual make/SHIFT conference. MakerUSA's mission is to accelerate social mobility and community-driven innovation by expanding pathways for underserved students into maker careers and entrepreneurship. - April 20, 2022 - National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship

Libertarian Congressional Candidate Michael White (AR2) Offers Third Choice to Arkansas Voters

This Election Day in November, voters in Arkansas' 2nd Congressional District will have a third option for US Congress on their ballots. Michael White, a local tech entrepreneur and Realtor, will appear as the Libertarian candidate. Running on a platform of term limits for Congress, ending... - April 01, 2022 - Michael White Campaign For Congress

KAAR Hosts Growth and Development Candidate Forum

The Knoxville Area Association of REALTORS® and the Knoxville Chamber will be hosting a Growth and Development forum for Knox County Commission candidates on April 5, 2022. Candidates for the open seats have been invited to meet with voters and discuss issues related to future growth and development in the county. - March 20, 2022 - Knoxville Area Association of REALTORS

A Magical Moment for Ukraine

A Magical Moment for Ukraine

Magicians around the world share their talents through their recorded performances for free use by Ukrainian families and those agencies who are supporting them. "Magic for Ukraine" is providing Ukrainian families a brief respite from the stress and hardships they are currently experiencing and, through the art of magic, instill a sense of hope and wonder... and maybe a moment of laughter and joy. - March 18, 2022 - The Society of American Magicians

Knoxville Area Association of REALTORS® Recognizes Members and Installs New Board

This past Wednesday (February 23, 2022), the Knoxville Area Association of REALTORS® (KAAR) held their annual Membership Meeting at Jackson Terminal. - February 27, 2022 - Knoxville Area Association of REALTORS

Indian River State College President Signs NACCE's Entrepreneurship Pledge

Indian River State College (IRSC) joined more than 200 colleges around the country in committing to the Presidents for Entrepreneurship Pledge (PFEP) of the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE). - February 24, 2022 - National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship

Yacht Brokers Association of America Launches New Website and Member Listing Service

The Yacht Brokers Association of America (YBAA) recently launched a new and improved website, offering a more modern design and enhanced user experience. Upgraded features include clear call-to-action buttons, an easy-to-navigate menu structure, and direct access to view member resources. In... - February 16, 2022 - Certified Professional Yacht Broker Association

Exceptional Customer Service Presented by WCA

In this fast-paced hour webinar devoted entirely to customer service; creditor, educator, author, former business owner, and occasional debtor, David Balovich will discuss the importance of customer service and skills necessary for providing exceptional customer service. Learn the importance of a... - February 15, 2022 - WCA/BCMA

SEVEN12 Management Appoints Amy Luckado Chief Operations Officer

SEVEN12 Management Appoints Amy Luckado Chief Operations Officer

SEVEN12 Management is pleased to announce the promotion of Amy Luckado as the company’s Chief Operations Officer. In this role, she will direct and oversee account services, administrative, and education and training divisions for SEVEN12 and its client associations. - February 05, 2022 - SEVEN12 Management

Certified Professional Yacht Brokers Award Sarasota Yacht’s Gary Smith with Chairman’s Award

On January 27, 2022, during the International Yacht Brokers Association’s (IYBA) 2022 Annual Dinner in Sunrise, Florida, the Certified Professional Yacht Broker (CPYB) program presented the 2021 Vincent J. Petrella Chairman’s Award to Gary Smith, CPYB, owner of Sarasota Yacht and Ship... - February 03, 2022 - Certified Professional Yacht Broker Association

WCA Presents "Providing Exceptional Customer Service" Webinar

According to US News and World Report, the average American business loses 15% of its’ customer base each year. Customers who stop buying from one business and go to another will do so not because of price or shoddy product but rather because of poor or indifferent customer service. Source:... - January 25, 2022 - WCA/BCMA

Sky Wars Presents 17th Annual Fireworks Championship

Nation's largest fireworks competition to feature top pyrotechnicians. - January 22, 2022 - Missouri Pyrotechnics Association

Knoxville One of Nation’s "Hidden Gems"

During the 2022 Real Estate Forecast Summit, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) ranked Knoxville, Tennessee as one of the Top 10 “hidden gems” of the housing market. - December 19, 2021 - Knoxville Area Association of REALTORS

KOSBE Gives Small Businesses a Platform to Shine

10 Winners Announced for 2021 Small Business Awards Competition - December 11, 2021 - Kingsport Office of Small Business Development & Entrepreneurship - KOSBE

Georgia’s Banks Continue Earnings Momentum in Third Quarter

The 153 FDIC-insured banks headquartered in Georgia through Sept. 30 reported strong third quarter performance. According to the latest FDIC data, cumulatively the state’s banks earned $579.1 million during the quarter, an increase of $128.8 million, or 29%, compared to the same three-month... - December 02, 2021 - Georgia Bankers Association

KOSBE Announces 2021 Small Business Award Finalists

10 Local Businesses to be Honored at Black Tie Breakfast - December 01, 2021 - Kingsport Office of Small Business Development & Entrepreneurship - KOSBE

British Columbia Multi-Faceted Entrepreneur Achieves Home Inventory Certification

Congratulations to NICA member Maureen Frost for adding this accomplishment to round out her packing/new home set-up, estate sale auction, and downsizing services. - November 03, 2021 - National Inventory Certification Association

The Chairmen’s Roundtable Elects 2021 Board of Directors

Ginny Beneke continues to lead non-profit organization as Chair. - October 25, 2021 - Chairmen's RoundTable

KHM Travel Group Celebrates the Return of Travel at KHM Together Again

Host travel agency holds unique, in-person event focused on education and networking. - October 20, 2021 - KHM Travel Group

Sky Wars Raises More Than $5,000 for Two Area Nonprofits

St. Louis' largest fireworks show supports AGAPE and Wags & Whiskers. - October 14, 2021 - Missouri Pyrotechnics Association

WCA Welcomes Barry Elms for One Day Only

Advanced Collections & Negotiation Skills - September 26, 2021 - WCA/BCMA

AHHC of NC Partners with National Minority Health Association to Mobilize Home Care, Home Health, Hospice & Palliative Care Staff in Fight Against COVID-19

AHHC of NC Partners with National Minority Health Association to Mobilize Home Care, Home Health, Hospice & Palliative Care Staff in Fight Against COVID-19

The Association for Home & Hospice Care of North Carolina (AHHC of NC) is pleased to announce that they have partnered with the National Minority Health Association (NMHA) to help launch the new Flex for Checks program as part of the ongoing fight against COVID-19. The Flex for Checks... - September 17, 2021 - Association for Home & Hospice Care of North Carolina

West Virginia Inventory Professional Achieves Industry Designation

The National Inventory Certification Association congratulates member Kirk Luzader for achieving Certified Inventory Specialist designation. - August 10, 2021 - National Inventory Certification Association

Leadership GBA Board of Directors Elects and Installs Officers and Directors

Members of the Georgia Bankers Association (GBA) have elected and installed officers and eight new members to the Leadership GBA Board of Directors for the 2021-2022 fiscal year. Jenny Wofford, senior vice president and director of retail banking with Pinnacle Bank in Elberton, was installed as... - July 30, 2021 - Georgia Bankers Association

British Columbia Inventory Professional Achieves Industry Designation

The National Inventory Certification Association congratulates Andy Mendel, located in Vancouver, British Columbia, for achieving his Certified Inventory Specialist designation. - July 21, 2021 - National Inventory Certification Association

WCA Welcomes the One and Only Barry Elms

Advanced Collections & Negotiation Skills - July 13, 2021 - WCA/BCMA

WCA & ICE Present "Learn About Exim Bank & How They Can Help"

ICE Breaker Webinar on July 15 from 3:00 - 3:45 PM - July 06, 2021 - WCA/BCMA

WCA Presents "Sales & Credit, Its a Team Effort" Webinar

How the Credit Department Can Improve or Repair Damage to the Credit – Sales Relationship? - July 02, 2021 - WCA/BCMA

GBA Elects and Installs Officers and Directors to Its Board

Members of the Georgia Bankers Association (GBA) have elected and installed officers for the 2021-2022 fiscal year and added nine members to its board of directors. Luke Flatt, chairman, president and CEO of AB&T in Albany, was installed as the 132nd Chairman of the Georgia Bankers Association. - July 02, 2021 - Georgia Bankers Association

Mid-Tier Advocacy, Inc. Announces the Appointment of Mr. Jose Arrieta to Become a Board Member

Jose Arrieta most recently served as the former Chief Information Officer and Chief Data Officer of HHS joins Mid-Tier Advocacy, Inc. Board of Directors. Mr. Arrieta will enhance the board’s focus on acquisition and procurement policies that support the growth of a small and mid-size firm.Before assuming the CIO role, he was the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Grants at HHS overseeing $26 billion dollars in contract awards and $800 billion dollars in grants. - June 23, 2021 - Mid-Tier Advocacy, Inc.

Florida Inventory Professional Achieves Industry Designations

The National Inventory Certification Association congratulates member Mandy Peterson for achieving CIS and CAE Designations. - June 15, 2021 - National Inventory Certification Association

CAPS Urges California Governor Newsom to Support Science and State Scientists

Gov. Gavin Newsom's 2021-22 budget plan includes significant increases to California's public science government programs. The California Association of Professional Scientists applauds those proposals -- and urges the governor to now pay competitive wages to the scientists who run those programs. - June 02, 2021 - California Association of Professional Scientists

Georgia’s Banks Turn in Solid First Quarter

The 156 FDIC-insured banks headquartered in Georgia reported strong first quarter performance as the economy and banking industry continue to recover from the pandemic. According the latest FDIC data, cumulatively the state’s banks earned $715.1 million in the first three months of this year,... - May 28, 2021 - Georgia Bankers Association

GBA Announces 2021 Graduates of the Georgia Banking School

Thirty-seven Georgia bankers recently graduated from the Georgia Banking School. The graduation ceremony took place May 7 at the Georgia Center’s UGA Hotel and Conference Center in Athens, GA. Established in 1961, the Georgia Banking School is a three-year specialized school run by the... - May 28, 2021 - Georgia Bankers Association

Folsom, CA Inventory Professional Achieves Appraisal Examiner Certification

The National Inventory Certification Association congratulates member Cynthia Breazeale for achieving the designation of Certified Appraisal Examiner. - May 19, 2021 - National Inventory Certification Association

SEVEN12 Management Welcomes New Communications Manager

SEVEN12 Management hires Jason Vaughan as communications manager. - May 09, 2021 - SEVEN12 Management

SEVEN12 Management Names New Vice President of Marketing and Sales

Dominique Abney Promoted to Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Annapolis-Based SEVEN12 Management. - May 05, 2021 - SEVEN12 Management

North American Pet Health Insurance Market Continued Double-Digit Growth in 2020

The North American Pet Health Insurance Association (NAPHIA) today reported that North America’s pet insurance sector exceeded $2.174 billion USD in 2020, recording its sixth consecutive year of double-digit growth. The industry continued its growth trajectory despite the... - May 04, 2021 - NAPHIA - North American Pet Health Insurance Association

NASA Brings New Business Opportunity Event to Cook County Manufacturers

NASA Brings New Business Opportunity Event to Cook County Manufacturers

Manufacturing companies looking to work with NASA and its contractors are invited to attend this 3-day webinar to learn about the essentials of doing business with NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, Johnson Space Center and its prime contractors. - April 24, 2021 - Cook County Bureau of Economic Development

Jeff Scheininger Begins Term as NAHAD’s 2021-2022 President

Jeffrey Scheininger, president of Flexline, Inc., has been elected to serve as the 2021-2022 NAHAD president. NAHAD, the Association for Hose and Hose Accessories Distribution, is the only trade association dedicated to the hose industry worldwide. Scheininger will assume the presidency this month, with a formal presentation planned during NAHAD’s 2021 Annual Meeting & Convention taking place June 12-15 in Scottsdale, AZ. - April 23, 2021 - NAHAD

SEVEN12 Management Acquires AMC; Expands Client Portfolio

SEVEN12 Management (SEVEN12), a full-service association management company, recently completed an asset purchase of another association management company (AMC), adding three new, full-service organizations to its client portfolio. “This is an exceptional opportunity for SEVEN12 Management... - April 15, 2021 - SEVEN12 Management

Shift/Co, a Business Growth Platform for Conscious Entrepreneurs, Partners with 365 Gratitude Journal to Encourage Self-Care and Inspire Business Potential

Two conscious companies, Shift/Co and 365 Gratitude Journal, have joined together to create a unique partnership that inspires and uplifts conscious entrepreneurs leveraging a powerful journaling app and gamification reward system. - March 20, 2021 - Shift/Co, PBC

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