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2019 Mid-Management Conference: Registration Is Open

Registration is now open for the CMAA 2019 Mid-Management Conference in New Orleans, LA, October 6-9, 2019! Experience hospitality at its finest. Visit two New Orleans private clubs and an iconic French Quarter restaurant while you develop new skills, broaden your horizons, and advance your career goals. Get more information, reserve your accommodations, and register today at www.cmaa.org/mmc.

CEO’s Perspective: Confronting Unconscious Bias

Scientists have shown that at any moment our brain must process 11 million pieces of information it receives and make various decisions. Any guess of how much of this we can actually consciously process and make decisions? Scientists say about 40 pieces, so the other 10,999,960 pieces are processed and handled by our brain unconsciously based upon our collective life experiences. Needless to say, we probably don’t get it right all the time! We are human and that means we are not perfect. Read more from President & CEO Jeff Morgan, FASAE, CAE.

Encourage Your Wellness Team to Join CSFA

The time is now to put the Club Spa & Fitness Association (CSFA) on your radar! July 1 marks the mid-year for CSFA membership, and at that time all new-joining members will pay half-year dues. Please consider encouraging someone on your club’s wellness team to join – doing so is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for to truly stretch your club’s operational muscles AND help elevate your team’s success!

Shine a Spotlight on a Deserving Club Executive

Each year, Club Management magazine recognizes excellence in club leadership with its Club Executive of the Year Award. Nominations are now being accepted for the 2019 award. This prestigious honor is presented to the club executive who most embodies the values, vision, and professionalism of the Club Management Association of America. To nominate a member, please access the submission guidelines at www.cmaa.org/ceoy. Nominations must be received by August 30.

Taste, Pair, and Sip at the 2019 BMI Wine and Food Experience 
The BMI Wine and Food Experience will take place in Napa, California, September 23-26. 2019. The four-day program will begin with two days of education and instruction at the Culinary Institute of America’s (CIA) Copia Campus, located in downtown Napa, and six vineyards and wineries located in Napa. Review the complete schedule and get more information.