Room Rates at the Potawatomi Inn are $89 per night. Call 877-768-2928 and use group code 07221C to make reservations.
Register for the Conference
(subject to change prior to the event)
Wednesday, July 23:
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Mixer on the Deck (cocktail hour, heavy hors d'oeuvres)
7:00 p.m. - opening Keynote - The Joy of Conferencing - Pat McGaughey, Chamber Mentor.Com
8:00 p.m. - Enjoy the Inn's amenities and have time around the firepit with s'mores. Sunset cruises on the pontoons will be offered to attendees.
Thursday, July 24:
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. - Breakfast
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - 157 Rules for Executive Succession Organization Management, Pat McGaughey, ChamberMentor.com (all attendees will receive an audio CD)
11:15 - 12:15 - Breakouts (30 minutes facilitated followed by 30 minutes of group discussion)
1.) Communications / Publications
2.) Member Relations / Retention / Growth
3.) Veterans Roundtable (for senior staff with 10+ years of experience)
12:15 – 1:15 - Lunch: “It’s on the Table” Discussions/Lunch on Picnic tables outside (Each table grouping is assigned different topic –participants choose which topic table to sit at and discuss during lunch)
1:30 – 2:30 Breakout #2 - utilizing 30 min. facilitator; 30 minute group discuss, share, etc.
1.) Partnerships / Collaborations / Mergers
2.) Legislation / Federation / Public Policy
3.) Social Media
2:45 – 3:45 Breakout #3- utilizing 30 min. facilitator; 30 minute group discuss, share, etc. - breakouts by region
4 – 6 PM – Fun Time (Horseback riding, swimming, sand volleyball, biking, boating, etc.)
6:30 - ?? Cookout , Cash Bar, Music on the outside deck
Friday, July 25:
8:00 a.m.—-9:00 a.m.— Breakfast
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - Staying Relevant & Respected
11:00 a.m. – Noon - Rotating tables on six discussion topics:
Multiple Hat Syndrome—Just what is my role?
Noon – Lunch on Deck – engaging new members and connecting them to experienced staff
Closing with optional afternoon of Golf or Putt-Putt Challenge per registration interest received
Gold Level Sponsors: