NCA Connect

September 2013

Published Sunday, September 1, 2013

The Right Match: Selecting a Design Consultant for Your Club

As economic conditions throughout the country continue to improve, so do the prospects for deferred club capital improvement projects. Clubs across the country, have wish lists of renovation projects just waiting for board approval and funding. In order to meet modern member’s expectations, clubs must strive to keep their facilities fresh and current. One sure way of doing this is hiring the right team.

How to "Boomerize" Your Fitness Facility

There’s a win-win situation waiting for you: You can contribute to the health and longevity of your club andyour members at the same time. While it’s helpful to know the latest fitness trends being adopted by every-day athletes in their 20s and 30s, don’t forget Baby Boomers and seniors.

Effective Board Orientations

Congratulations—your nominating committee provided a great slate of candidates for the club board and now you have a new group of directors to bring up to speed. Once new board members are elected, an orientation should be scheduled as soon as possible in order to quickly and seamlessly integrate new members and make them feel as though they’re part of the team.

The Skinny on Gluten-Free Diets

Though it’s difficult for even the most diligent managers to keep up with the changing food and beverage scene, clubs can risk the health and happiness of their members if they miss out on major dietary trends and regulations. A new ruling by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) aims to make information more easily accessible about the gluten content in our foods and drinks.

Laws & Regs

Bills Introduced to Change Obamacare; NLRB Educates Latin Americans on Union Organization; Good News on Debit Card Swipe Fees; and State Liquor Laws and Club Best Practices

Industry Watch

Trends, demographics and news from the club industry.

NCA News

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Club Industry Brief

NCA's free bi-weekly news digest is designed specifically for private club leaders. It covers industry news and trends and articles on golf, membership and operations for private clubs.