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Meeting Management Sessions Added to CSAE National Conference 2017

Meeting Management Sessions Added to CSAE National Conference 2017

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Meeting Management Sessions at CSAE 2017 in St. John's!

Back by popular demand, as part of the Educational Program at the CSAE 2017 National Conference & Showcase in St. John's, NL, we're pleased to offer compelling sessions designed to help your association focus on the good, the bad and the ugly of its meetings and the best ways to make them smarter, concise and more productive:

Are You Ready? How to Disaster-Proof Your Event

Jenn Head ShotPresenter: Jennifer Houtby-Ferguson
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Sponsored by CSAE Trillium

In today's changing world, managing risk is key competency for the meetings industry. When it comes to natural disasters, boards, associations, and destinations must all understand their role, and the role of local government to both prepare for and respond to emergency situations. This unique session explores:

  1. What an emergency action plan is
  2. Ways to mitigate risk at high profile meetings
  3. Cyber threats as an issue for events
  4. Ways in which politics impact your event

Be prepared, not scared and learn how to disaster-proof your event. This eye-opening session is a must for all industry professionals.



Effective Meetings

Rhonda Head ShotPresenter: Rhonda Scharf
Thursday, October 26, 2017

Meetings -- are they a waste of time or do they help accomplish goals?

Teams need to meet regularly (if not frequently). Effective teams are essential to your success, and great leaders need to run effective team meetings. But not just any kind of meeting - not check-box meetings to say you had one - but meetings so the team can incorporate best practices, create team interaction and improve team dynamics.

This session is designed to give you tools and skills to effectively engage your team and lead them to high performance and discusses:

  1. Tips to planning and facilitating effective team meetings
  2. The Top 10 "Must Do's" for your team
  3. Rules to help keep your meetings on track



Buckle up! You are About to Enter a Hybrid Event Strategy Crash Course

Steph Head ShotPresenter: Steph Pfeilsticker
Thursday, October 26, 2017

Join Steph Pfeilsticker as she guides you through planning a hybrid event. Based on her comprehensive event planning series, she is packing the best of the best to deliver you the content you need to know to be successful.

Technology will be covered as well as what roles you need on your hybrid team. Learn best practices on marketing your event, ensuring attendee engagement and solid content management. In this high-impact session, you'll:

  1. Discover how implementing a hybrid conference will benefit your organization
  2. Recognize the process involved to convert a virtual attendee to a member
  3. Realize how other associations succeed by implementing hybrid meetings




Reminder: CSAE Early Bird-Member Rate: $795 until June 30, 2017



CSAE National Conference, Jennifer Houtby-Ferguson, Rhonda Scharf, Steph Pfeilsticker


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