March 13-16
Charleston, N.C.

Program

Agenda

Thursday, March 13

4–6 p.m………………… Day-of Competition (Pre-registration)…………………………….. Blue Topaz

7–9 p.m.……………….. Welcome Reception…………………………………… Emerald One and Two

Friday, March 14

7:45–8:30 a.m……….. Continental Breakfast……………………………. Emerald/Opal Promenade

8:30–9:30 a.m.………. Chapter Officer Sessions

Presidents/Vice Presidents/Firm Directors……………………….. Emerald Salon One

Public Relations/Liaisons/Historians……………………………………………… Opal One

Secretaries/Treasurers/Webmasters……………………………….. Emerald Salon Two

National Officer Preparation…………………………………………………………. Opal Two

9:40 a.m.–1 p.m……… Leadership Training Sessions

Rotate to all three sessions based on the first letter of your last name.
A-G H-N N-Z
9:40–10:40 a.m. Discovering the Leader in you Leading with Integrity Communicating Member Benefits
10:50–11:50 a.m. Communicating Member Benefits Discovering the Leader in You Leading with Integrity
12–1 p.m. Leading with Integrity Communicating Member Benefits Discovering the Leader in You


Discovering the Leader in You
………………………………………………………………………………. Emerald Salon One

Leading with Integrity……………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Opal One

Communicating Member Benefits……………………………………………………………………………………….. Opal Two

1–2:30 p.m.…………… Lunch on Your Own

2:30–3:45 p.m……….. Special Session*…………………………………….. Emerald Two and Three

                                              Fred Cook, Chief Executive Officer, GolinHarris International. Followed by a                                                         Debriefing Session for Delegates

* This session is mandatory for delegates. Non-delegates running for National Committee should attend.

Saturday, March 15

7:45–8:30 a.m……….. Continental Breakfast …………………………… Emerald/Opal Promenade

8:30 a.m.–12 p.m……. National Assembly Meeting*……………………………… Emerald Ballroom

Brief Review of Parliamentary Procedure and Election Process, National President, Vice President of Career Services

12–1:15 p.m………….. Lunch on Your Own

1:15–6:30 p.m.………. National Assembly Meeting*……………………………… Emerald Ballroom

Vice President of Professional Development, Vice President of Chapter Development, Vice President of Public Relations, Vice President of Regional Conferences, Vice President of Advocacy, Vice President of Member Services

* This meeting may last longer depending on the number of candidates.

Sunday, March 16

8:45–9:30 a.m……….. Continental Breakfast……………………………. Emerald/Opal Promenade

9:30–11:30 a.m.…….. Farewell Meeting and Keynote Speaker……………. Emerald One and Two

John Deveney, Founder and President, Deveney Communications

National Conference Presentation

Recognition of Outgoing Officers

12–2 p.m.……………… National Committee Meeting*………………………… Emerald Salon Three

12–12:15 p.m.             Welcome to the 2014–2015 National Committee………………………………….. Brian

12:15–12:30 p.m.        Headquarters/Advisers Welcome Remarks………………………….. Jeneen, Advisers

12:30–2 p.m.               Outgoing and Incoming Officer Discussions………………………………………………. All

*This session is for the newly elected and current National Committee members only