Associations News and Industry Trade Groups News


Associations News and Industry Trade Groups News

SoCAFE: Professional Academic Society Increases Opportunities and Resources for Part-Time College Educators

CHICAGO, Ill. -- SoCAFE, The Society of Certified Adjunct Faculty Educators, has announced two major enhancements to its web-based certification program for adjunct instructors...

Long Term Care Insurance Guild Formed by LTCi Industry Leaders

KIRKLAND, Wash. -- As the need for long term care insurance grows, agents and allied professionals face the challenge of reaching prospective clients efficiently...

National Institute of Pension Administrators (NIPA) Annual Forum & Expo to Focus on Economic Impact on Retirement Industry

CHICAGO, Ill. -- The National Institute of Pension Administrators (NIPA) returns to Las Vegas to host its 2009 NIPA Annual Forum & Expo (2009NAFE)...

Senators, Environmentalists, Forestry Experts from Across the Nation Share Groundbreaking Input on Catastrophic Storms and Urban Forests

BILOXI, Miss. -- The National Urban & Community Forestry Advisory Council (NUCFAC) hosted a groundbreaking public forum in Biloxi, Mississippi on June 6, 2007 at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center. 'We gathered more than 40 experts and ordinary citizens from around the country to share ideas, best practices and first-person accounts about flooding in New Jersey, Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf region, ice storms in the Midwest, and other storm events.'

Concrete Masonry Building Products in New York State Offer Quality Assurance Certification

ALBANY, N.Y. -- Builders in the state of New York can now rely on a unique quality assurance program for concrete masonry building products. Nicholas F. Carparelli, Executive Director of the New York State Concrete Masonry Association (NYSCMA) said, "We're raising the bar for building construction products and posing a major hurdle for other products that don't meet the same high standards.

Top Music Producers Share Trade Secrets at NARIP's 'Producing Hit Songs' Series

NARIP seminar HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- How is great music created and produced? What do top music producers look for in an artist? How do you find, develop and keep artist clients? And how do producers handle challenges such as creative control? The answers can be found at the PRODUCING HIT SONG 5-part series, sponsored by the National Association of Record Industry Professionals, to launch on February 16th with special guests Harvey Mason, Jr. and Damon Thomas.

Storage and Organization Industry Organizes Itself with New Association

ACSPWHEATON, Ill. -- The residential and commercial storage and organization industry has a new advocate. The Association of Closet and Storage Professionals is the new voice of this booming segment of the cabinet trades. Supported nationally, the ACSP is dedicated to creating industry standards, certification, and building consumer awareness of the professional standards of the field.