affinity group


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affinity group

A special interest group. This is a marketing term for a group of people with similar interests.
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Ybarra's presentation was one of a series of several offerings that NMNA's affinity group has planned as part of its strategic plan for increasing nursing workforce diversity and promoting professional development and public policy leadership skills for minority nurses in New Mexico.
THE FRANCHISE AND AFFINITY GROUP NICHE CAN BE A GREAT GROWTH MARKET FOR AGENTS AND BROKERS BUT SUCCESS DEPENDS ON IN-DEPTH UNDERSTANDING OF EACH GROUP'S UNIQUE NEEDS.
Reaching agreement with the affinity group is easy.
Membership in an association or affinity group brings about networking opportunities, camaraderie with like-minded individuals and personal development and educational opportunities, not to mention added perks like insurance and employee benefits at discounted rates.
Dabney co-heads The Alcoa women's NetworK, an affinity group that provides the catalyst for the development, advancement and retention of women leaders in Alcoa.
Last night, the following tweet went out from the Twitter feed of the independent affinity group that runs Occupy Wall Street's Website (which is distinct from Occupy Wall Street itself): "We support and would like to express #solidarity to #FreedomWaves #Palestine #ows"#FreedomWaves being the hashtag for the two Gaza-bound flotilla-like boats that, as of this writing, have already been boarded by Israeli soldiers, who will divert them to Ashdod, Israel.
Women of Supply (WOS) is an affinity group within the Supply Corps Diversity Community.
Cutlery manufacturer Dexter-Russell and American Paint Paddle will become the Affinity Group and be directed and managed by the Hardy family.
A new company, the Affinity Group Inc., will be owned by the Hardy family, which includes Dexter-Russell Inc., a Southbridge company that is the country's largest manufacturer of professional cutlery, and American Promotional Products of Charleston, S.C., a leading provider of advertising and promotional products for the businesses of paint, home improvement and specialty advertising.
The affinity group is one of the organisational structures that allow anarchist principles to be embodied in practices and actions.
It has its own Chinese affinity group - chaired by employee Dr Qiang Zhu - which works with members of the local Chinese community as well as employees from Wuxi visiting the St Andrew's Road works.