Winter Conference



2016 ICEA Annual Conference

June 22 - 24, 2016
Fourwinds Lakeside Inn & Marina on
Lake Monroe in Bloomington, Indiana

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About The Conference

About The Conference
Join peers for this only statewide conference in 2016. Expand your peer network. Learn from industry experts. Honor award winning chambers. Take time to relax on the private beach or by the pool. Rent a boat or a jet ski. Bring your family for a mini-getaway to the lake. Check out the dining options in Bloomington, recognized as a "Top 5 Food Towns in the Midwest" by Midwest Living Magazine. Tour beautiful Indiana University. Enjoy golfing at nearby Eagle Pointe Golf Resort. Take time for you.

You won't want to miss this 2016 Annual Conference. Save the date and watch your inbox for more info.

Conference Registration

Conference Registration
The official registration will be sent soon. Registration rates are $199 for members of ICEA ($169 for additional registrants from your chamber) and $249 for non-members. ICEA does have scholarships available to help members with tight budgets attend professional development opportunities. E-mail if you would like a scholarship form.

Conference Agenda
(*subject to change)

Wednesday - June 22

                5:00 p.m. - Registration & Opening Social Event 

Thursday - June 23

  9:00 a.m. - Opening Keynote
50 New Members
What would 50 new members mean for your Chamber?  Would that be a good month? A good year? Do you think that's impossible?  In an age of digital tools popping up every day, how do you stay current and relevant?  This session will show you how technology can help you generate new members, the real reason members join your Chamber, and a simple new member presentation that will forever change the way you market your Chamber.  You want more members, more revenue, and more relevance - and you'll find exactly how to get all three.

                   11:15 a.m. - Breakout #1

                Option #1:  Collaboration & Consensus Building

                Option #2:  Engaging Your Low Maintenance Members

                Option #3:  Events:  Strategies & Operations

                 12:15 p.m. - Lunch 

                1:30 p.m. Breakout #2

                Option #1: Thriving Communities Panel Discussion

                Option #2: Selling The Value of Membership

                Option #3: The Digital Chamber
There's a new tech idea or tool every single day.  From smart watches to new online tools, how are you supposed to balance all of these resources?  Which ones will work for you?  In this information-packed breakout session you'll learn about today's new technologies and exactly how to implement them into your Chamber.  You're guaranteed to leave with at least 10 new ideas from this session! 

       2:45 p.m. - Breakout #3

                Option #1:  Detoxing the Workplace

                Option #2:   How Basic Should Basic Membership Be?

                Option #3:  Your Signature Experience

                4:00 p.m.  - Fun Time

                 7:00 p.m. - Awards Dinner

      Friday – June 24

                  8:30 a.m. - Opening Keynote               

  9:15 a.m. - Breakout #4

                Option #1 - Mid-Year Economic Outlook
Option #2 - Communicating with Members
Option #3  - Horizons Initiative Guiding Your Strategic Plan

                   10:30 a.m. -  Roundtable Activity 

                  11:45 - Closing Keynote:  How To Be A Success

Questions?  Please call the ICEA office at 812-871-3000 or e-mail












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