Administration charts new course for solar incentives
Solar energy traders would be about the only ones losing out under the Baker administration's proposed new plan for incentivizing the solar industry, according to state officials who say the plan will benefit solar developers, solar investors and utility ratepayers. Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Matt Beaton said that the new solar incentive program would cut in half the roughly $400 to $500 million annual cost of solar incentives in the state while adding reliable revenue for developers and investors in solar projects. Read more here.
Cape & Plymouth Business partners with The Revolution Factory to produce The Future of Marketing
ape & Plymouth Business has recognized that the world of marketing and advertising is changing at lightning speed. Technology and consumer behavior are evolving and marketers need to react quickly to new developments. To help businesses better understand how to meet these changes, Cape & Plymouth Business will hold The Future of Marketing conference on March 23, 2017, at the Cape Codder Resort and Spa in Hyannis. Read more here.
Convention Data Services signs Plastics Industry Association as new client
The Plastics Industry Association has selected Convention Data Services as its new trusted registration partner. Under the agreement, CDS will provide full registration, lead retrieval services, integrations and a full-service contact center for PLASTICS' events - NPE: The Plastics Show, and the Re|focus Sustainability & Recycling Summit.
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Cape Cod's triathlons return to local ownership
Three of the sport of triathlon's oldest continually operated races - all held annually on Cape Cod - have been acquired by New England Endurance Events, based in Orleans. The Hyannis Sprint 1 Triathlon, started in 1981 and held annually in June; the Falmouth Triathlon, started in 1992 and held each July; and the Hyannis 2 Sprint Triathlon, started in 1983 and held in September are three of New England's most popular endurance events. The seller was Without Limits Productions, based in Boulder, Colorado, which had operated the races for the past five years.
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The 2017 Giving Guide is here!
While the holiday season often inspires us to give to nonprofit organizations that support our community, it's important to do so all year long. Our Giving Guide can help you do just that. With profiles of scores of regional organizations, it's a helpful resource to keep on hand to guide your gifts of both money and time! Read the 2017 Giving Guide here.
The worst bosses I have known
By Alan Wheelock It's only fair to begin this list of struggling managers by implicating myself. There have been moments in my career - I shudder to remember these incidents - when it was me who was the worst boss I knew. There were the times when I lost my temper, and there were the moments when I lacked the courage to speak truth to power. There were days when I was guilty of the sin of managerial omission, rather than commission, and when I made decisions that were just plain stupid. Read the full article here.
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