Conference Agenda & Schedule

7:30 - 4:30PM | Registration & Exhibit Hall Opens
  • Breakfast Opens 7:30AM (Exhibit Hall)
  • Learn about local and women-owned businesses (Exhibit Hall)
  • Register and Badge Pick-up (Entry)
  • Makeover Room Sessions begin
  • Educational Workshops (Conference Rooms TBA)
8:00 - 9:00AM | Welcome & Breakfast Keynote Speaker

 
Speaker: Claudia Williams
Topic: Frientorship® – Conference Style
Description: Change the way you conference! Your time away from work is valuable, but are you using that time wisely? Learn three things you can do today to make the time you spend at this and other conferences meaningful, purposeful and profitable, both professionally and personally.

9:00 - 9:15AM | Session Break

Vendors (Exhibit Hall)
Registration and Badge Pick-up (Entry)
Makeover Room
Spa & Beauty Treatments

 

9:15 – 10:15AM | Breakout Session I

Educational Workshops (Conference Rooms TBA)
Speaker: Ann Carnathan
Topic: The Ask/Closing the Deal
Description: Selling has to change because buying has changed. In this session you will learn the art and science of sales and how to close the deal.

Speaker: David LaTorre and Chad Barger
Topic: Who is on Board
Description: In this session you will learn How to create an active board, Risk Management and crisis and Quality of Volunteers

Speaker: Todd Snovel
Topic: How Diversity and Inclusion can thrive in a workplace
Description: This session will provide introduction and best practices for maintaining inclusive and affirming workplaces. Some of us may not feel versed in language and/or in our own level of understanding and do not know where to go to learn more. By examining these issues through critical and global lenses, participants will learn strategies for recognizing and affirming individuals of all identities, backgrounds, and expressions. This session provides a brave space where friends may together come to learn, grow in their knowledge and practice, and gain a deeper understanding of issues facing our communities.

Speaker: Brad Garfinkel
Topic: Do you know, who you know?
Description: In this session you will take a closer look at you own network and learn how to:
Maximizing the networks you have
Promote your personal brand
Speak to your friends and colleagues to help your professional development
Vet a mentor and find the right one that will bring you to the next level of success.
 

 

Other Conference Features:
Vendors (Exhibit Hall)
Registration and Badge Pick-up (Entry)
Makeover Room
Spa & Beauty Treatments

10:15 – 10:30AM | Session Break

Vendors (Exhibit Hall)
Registration and Badge Pick-up (Entry)
Makeover Room (Side Hall)
Spa & Beauty Treatments (Side Hall)

 

 

10:30 – 11:30AM | Breakout Session II

Educational Workshops (Conference Rooms TBA)
Speaker: Amy Beamer Murray
Topic: Developing your personal board of directors
Description: You rely on your family and friends to love and support your endeavors, but sometimes you need people in your life who are your greatest champion, mentor and confidante, and who will shoot you straight, tell you the truth and hold you accountable. Learn how to identify those people and formalize a process that has the greatest impact on you.

Speaker: Autumn Anavitarte and Deb Ellenberg
Topic: Capitalizing on your sponsorship
Description: Are you faced with the task of finding sponsors in support of your event, program, cause? This interactive session will provide insight about:
The benefits of sponsorship from a corporate sponsor and identify best practices for attracting sponsors
Learn ways on how sponsorship is used for enhancing customer relations, lead generation, brand awareness and community goodwill
Learn best practices for finding sponsors including identifying your assets, prospecting, connecting with the decision makers, proposal writing and recaps will be discussed.
Representatives from Waste Management and Hershey Entertainment & Resorts are teaming up to share their perspectives on how their companies capitalize on sponsorship.

Speaker: Leslie Meck and Heather Thomas
Topic: Building a Culture in Your Company
Description: Having a great culture in your company is no longer an option. Today’s potential employees consider culture in a company as much as they are considering their salary and benefits. While the culture that works for one company may not work for another, you can learn a lot from the companies who are doing it right. In this session you will hear from a few dynamic leaders who created culture in their companies and you will learn:
How culture affects the public’s perception of your brand
Your company’s purpose has to be more than words
How to create culture by identifying your core values
The value of Corporate Culture
How Culture spills over to client engagement and client attributes.

Speaker: Casey Khuri
Topic: Shades of Leadership
Description: Various shades of leadership that reflect all aspects of life including your business, personal and social. Join our young leaders and learn about their journey of success from their backpacks to the boardroom.
How to create culture by identifying your core values

 

Other Conference Features:
Vendors (Exhibit Hall)
Registration and Badge Pick-up (Entry)
Makeover Room
Spa & Beauty Treatments

11:30 – 12:00PM | Session Break

Vendors (Exhibit Hall)
Registration and Badge Pick-up (Entry)
Makeover Room (
Spa & Beauty Treatments

 

12:00 – 1:30PM | Lunch & Award Ceremony

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1:30 – 1:45PM | Session Break

Other Conference Features:
Vendors (Exhibit Hall)
Makeover Room
Spa & Beauty Treatments

 

1:45PM – 2:45PM | Breakout Session III

Educational Workshops (Conference Rooms TBA)
Speakers: Lucy Gnazzo, Anne Deeter Gallaher, Megan Madson, Nell Abom
Topic:The Blueprint of Marketing and PR Success: Tips, Tricks, Tools, and Tales
Meet the Experts, hear their advice, and ask your questions. It’s an insider’s look to storytelling, branding, marketing, publicity, social media, and your digital tattoo by a powerhouse panel.

 

Other Conference Features:
Vendors (Exhibit Hall)
Makeover Room
Spa & Beauty Treatments

3PM | Door Prize Giveaways

Location: Main Ballroom

 

Other Conference Features:
Vendors (Exhibit Hall)
Makeover Room
Spa & Beauty Treatments

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Schedule – Condensed

7:30 – 4:30PM | REGISTRATION & EXHIBIT HALL OPENS

8:00 – 9:00AM | WELCOME & BREAKFAST KEYNOTE SPEAKER

9:00 – 9:15AM | SESSION BREAK

9:15 – 10:15AM | BREAKOUT SESSION I

10:15 – 10:30AM | SESSION BREAK

10:30 – 11:30AM | BREAKOUT SESSION II

11:30 – 12:00PM | SESSION BREAK

12:00 – 1:30PM | LUNCH & KEYNOTE LUNCHEON SPEAKER SESSION

1:30 – 1:45PM | SESSION BREAK

1:45PM – 2:45PM | BREAKOUT SESSION III

3:00PM | DOOR PRIZE GIVEAWAYS