Archive for November, 2013

Chapter Success: A Case Study on Hosting a Successful Event

TweetASA’s Detroit chapter recently hosted a one-day seminar that drew over 140 attendees. As impressive as this number sounds, what’s even more remarkable is the behind the scenes work that was done to put together this highly successful event. Why was this event so successful? What tips or strategies can be learned? Let’s take a […]

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ASA-GJ Member Helps to Set Up Training Program in Tanzania

TweetWhen it comes to gemstones, Tanzania is one of the best places in the world to find them. The country is rich in rare gems like opals, sapphires and rubies. Unfortunately the country fails to realize the full value of its natural resources due to lack of a developed local cutting industry and skilled labor. […]

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Government Relations Update

TweetAn inside look at recent issues impacting ASA members By John D. Russell, JD It’s been a busy couple of months in the government relations arena, but with a free minute I wanted to get you caught up on what’s been going on here in Washington. You’ve probably heard some chatter about recent changes in the […]

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