Holiday Showcase on December 14th is a one-day event put on by the Association Forum of Chicagoland. And this year they have just “kicked it up a notch” with their education. In addition to their 12 on-site educational sessions and they are bringing you these three free webinars to showcase a few of their event speakers.

Tuesday, November 30, 2-2:30 pm, CT

The Lazy Leaders’ Guide To Outrageous Results

Cynthia D’Amour, MBA Leadership Strategist and author of The Lazy Leader’s Guide to Outrageous Results

Are you struggling with getting the volunteers you want and need for some of your programs and services? Then the “Lazy Leaders” approach is right for you and your organization. Join this 30-minute discussion with Cynthia D’Amour who will share some tips on how to build a team of dedicated volunteers – and help you achieve outrageous results.

Thursday, December 2, 3-3:30 pm, CT

Designing Conference Education

Jeff Hurt, Director of Education & Engagement, Velvet Chainsaw Consulting

In a world of multi-tasking and high-tech innovations, today’s attendee wants a meeting experience which will inspire and influence change. We need to engage their hearts and minds by designing events which are interactive and stimulating. PowerPointless sessions and talking heads will not cut it any longer.

When information is presented in brain-friendly ways, attendees transition to participants, increase their retention and spread contagious enthusiasm. Discover three brain friendly tips to use when planning your education sessions

Monday, December 6, 2-2:30 pm, CT

Getting The Most From Your Holiday Showcase Experience

Dave Lutz, Managing Director, Velvet Chainsaw Consulting

Are you planning to attend Holiday Showcase 2010 on Tuesday, December 14, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago? Join seasoned meetings industry veteran Dave Lutz as he discusses some of the new technology and networking components added to this year’s show. His tips and insights will help you plan and get the most from your Holiday Showcase experience!

Some of the Best Networking, Education and Supplier Shopping in the Midwest

In addition to the expanded education offerings, Holiday Showcase offers a nice luncheon, networking opportunities and hundreds of industry suppliers providing solutions for association and meeting professionals. Register before December 1 to take advantage of the early bird discounts.

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