High Performance Organization Panel and Roundtable A Professional Development Exchange (PDX) Event

Thursday, June 8, 2017
8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Location: Holiday Inn International Airport
970 Dixon Road, Toronto, Ontario M9W 1J9

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Back by Popular Demand!!

co-hosted by CASE Trillium Chapter and Zzeem

Join moderator Erin Roberts and our panel of High Performance CEOs and board members as they share their experience and tips to reach the high performance level of the association business. Learn from the top leaders in our sector and find out how your associations compares with the first tier.

Engage in round table discussions with other association decision-makers, facilitated by our high performance panelists. Take away tips, tools and proceedings from this third annual event.

Agenda Topics
Sleeping with the Elephant: How can a Canadian Association Collaborate Effectively With its American Sibling?  Serge Micheli, CAE, CEM will share how he accomplished this for the Canadian Toy Association.

Building Successful Sponsor Partnerships. Why do some associations have a line-up of willing and engaged sponsors and others struggle to attract sponsors?  Cathy Campbell has built highly successful sponsor relationships for Responsible Distribution Canada and she’ll tell you how she did it.

What can Association Executives Learn From Association Management Companies? Tips from an AMC. AMCs must find operational efficiency and yet still dazzle their clients in order to stay in business.   Michael Dargavel, CEM of Association and Events Management will share some of his company’s techniques for running an efficient back stage and a dynamic front stage.

Delegation, Empowerment and Accountability: Managing Employees to Assert Their Potential.   Karen Dalton, CAE of the Canadian Public Relations Society will share her case study in cutting the apron strings.

Why Can’t We Just Get Along? Building a Truly National Organization. How do you solve the age-old problem of getting all of the provinces to pull together when their issues and interests are often so different?   Gerry Mulhern has come a long way in four years with the Canadian Concrete Pipe and Pre-Cast Association. He’ll share his story and his techniques.

Comments from 2015 and 2016 High Performance Round Table
• “The …session was highly informative and I gained valuable insights from attending. The format allowed for ample discussion and ensured that several viewpoints were heard on each topic. I would highly recommend attending this session next time it’s offered!”
• “What a fabulous concept and probably the most relevant discussions and learnings since completing my CAE last year.”
• “The format…was very interactive and the opportunity to speak one-on-one with the panelists and peers…was very helpful.”
• “I would attend this event again in a heartbeat!”

8:00 – Registration and Light Breakfast
9:00 – 4:00 p.m. – Panel Presentations and Roundtable Discussions

REGISTRATION (includes meals and breaks)
Early Registration Deadline: May 19, 2017
CSAE Members – $120 plus hst
Non-CSAE Members – $150 plus hst

Regular Registration – After May 19, 2017
CSAE Members – $144 plus hst
Non-CSAE Members – $180 plus hst