2017 Leadership Institute
Feb. 23-25 – Dallas, Texas
When: 23-25 February 2017
Where: The Sheraton Dallas in Dallas, TX. Rooms are now available at a discounted rate of $179. Please visit the hotel website to make a reservation.
Why: Connect with IABC chapter leaders from around the world for three days of networking, best practice and idea sharing, and leadership development.
Registration for LI is USD$199.
Take a look at the tentative LI schedule below. Additional information will be added in the coming weeks. We hope to see you in Dallas!
2017 Leadership Institute Keynote: Communicators as Change Makers presented by Caroline Kealey
Thursday, 23 February
CMP Certification Exam- Time TBA-Apply for the CMP exam by 7 February!
5-6 p.m. Welcome Reception
6-9 p.m. Chapter Management Awards Ceremony
Friday, 24 February
8-8:30 a.m. Opening General Session with IABC Chair, Dianne Chase and IABC Vice Chair, Sharon Hunter.
8:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. World Cafe: #IABC1720 strategic planning session. Share your experiences of what we value most, what works and what we want more of as we shape a vision for IABC into 2020 and beyond.
12:00-1:00 p.m. Lunch & Networking
1:15-2:15 p.m. Breakout sessions- Attendees can select any of the three options below:
- Certification * additional information will be added soon
- Show me the money: partnerships and sponsorships
- Run your chapter like a business
2:30-3:30 p.m. Breakout sessions- Attendees can select any of the three options below:
- Rebuilding Struggling Chapters
- Panel: Leadership for Success * additional information will be added soon
- Stories from the volunteer whisperer
3:45-5:00 p.m. Gift Of Communication
Hear about new Gift of Communication guidelines and incentives for creating impact in your community. Learn how the Dallas chapter’s award-winning Heroes volunteer program is making a difference.
7:00-9:00 p.m. Dine Around (optional)
Saturday, 25 February
8:00-10:00 a.m. Breakfast Roundtables
10:15-11:15 a.m. Breakout sessions- Attendees can select any of the three options below:
- Financial Clarity
- Case Study: Creating a professional development program that rocks
- Governance and good practice: How to run a well-oiled machine * additional information will be added soon
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Closing General Session: Communicators as Change Makers presented by Caroline Kealey
*Session times subject to change
Please check back soon for additional program details!