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CSAE 2018 Conference Overview

June 6-8, 2018, Doubletree by Hilton Greeley at Lincoln Park, Greeley, CO

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June 6-8, 2018

Doubletree by Hilton Greeley at Lincoln Park
Greeley, Colorado

Awaken to the possibilities in your professional and personal life. Come to Greeley for the best. The best ideas. The best information. The best networking, the best speakers.

  • Twenty-three educational sessions covering leadership, innovation, governance, sales, professional development, board relations, communications, fundraising, membership.
  • NEW THIS YEAR! Your options include FOUNDATIONAL, APPLIED and STRATEGIC sessions.
  • Hear from a wide spectrum of thought leaders and practicing association and supplier professionals.
  • Network with your association peers in planned evening receptions and daily breaks or in chance meetings in the hallways.
  • Earn CAE and CMP credits.
  • Shop at the Silent Auction.
  • Win a bottle of wine at the Wine Ring Toss.
  • Meet suppliers and find new resources.
  • NEW THIS YEAR! Start your day with morning experiences in healthy leadership and self-care.
  • NEW THIS YEAR! Relax and recharge with mindful meditation.



Conference Headliners

“I know of Shelly’s continued interest in consulting in fields related to association leadership, governance and management development. She brings to the table the qualities of a leader with interest not only in research, but in practical application. Further, she is a trailblazer, innovative thinker, technology wizard, and it is exciting to think of the ways in which she might contribute to other organizations.”
Deborah Elam, MS, CAE, Executive Director, San Francisco Dental Society

Shelly Alcorn, CAE

Alcorn Associates Management Consulting

Learn more about Mindfulness direct from Holly.

Mindfulness videos

Holly Duckworth, CAE, CMP, LSP

Speaker, Trainer, Executive Coach

Gabriel Eckhert, FASAE, CAE

Executive Director, BOMA Georgia

Aaron Wolowiec, MSA, CAE, CMP, CTA, CTF/AT F

Founder & President, Event Garde

Key Content

Exploring Mindfulness
Leadership and Presence
Data for Innovation
Meeting Planning
Creating a Culture of Innovation
Designing and Developing Engaging Learning Programs
Transformational Governance
Strategic Marketing Communications Planning

Outselling Your Competition
the Disruptionmobile–Drivers of Change
Fueling Your Professional Development
Dealing with the “Bully” Board Member
Fundraising–Leveraging the Opportunities
The Internet of Things and the Association
Giving Things Away
Using Content to Your Advantage


CEO, Association Professional and Meeting Planner Neighborhoods
B2B Expo
CAE Breakfast
Silent Auction

CSAE conference qualifies for 14 CAE certification or re-certification credits.

Consent to Use of Photographic Images and Name
Registration and attendance at, or participation in, CSAE meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to CSAE’s use and distribution of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and audiotapes of such events and activities and to include registrant name on event registration lists.

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