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BoardRoom magazine Announces its 2016 Distinguished Club Presidents of the Year and Top Private Club Presidents

The BoardRoom magazine, the official publication for the Association of Private Club Directors (APCD) and The Distinguished Clubs, is proud to announce the winners of its 9th annual Top Private Club President Awards and Distinguished Club President of the Year. BoardRoom magazine annually recognizes the world’s top private club presidents, captains and chairs as Private…

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Sports Solutions® – New Metal Top Pumps

Sports Solutions® is your full service amenity provider. We have the creative and design capabilities to manufacture custom amenity presentations to enhance the beauty and improve the security of your club’s shower and vanity amenities. New Metal Top Pumps To upgrade the look of your club’s amenity presentations, we are pleased to offer new metal…

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Bambrella Umbrellas: Original Collections Made from Solid Laminated Bamboo

Since 2010 Bambrella Ltd based in the U.K. has been manufacturing the highest quality umbrellas on the market. We focus on building the best umbrellas specifically for the contract and hospitality market that utilize the most innovative materials while maintaining a reasonable price point. Our original collections made from solid laminated bamboo have proved to…

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Should Your Board Meetings Be Open to Members?

By John G. Fornaro For most private clubs in this country, board meetings are closed-door affairs. The question is: Why are they closed? Should they remain closed? Are there any reasons why a club should handle board meetings any differently? For example, if board meetings are open to board members, committee chairs and senior paid…

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2016 Distinguished Ideas Summit: Best of the Best

By Dave White Photography by: Philip Gabriel Photography and Laura Ladendorf “Thanks for pulling off the Summit. It was one of the best conferences I’ve been to in my 35-plus years in the business! Union League made it extra special.” And that comment from Stephen Roper, general manager of the Meridian Hills Country Club in…

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