2024 Annual Convention, Black History Month, February Shop Talk
2024 Annual Convention, Black History Month, February Shop Talk
  Jen: This Is Your Need to Know News for February 7, 2024

[1] New Association CEO's Summit

Wednesday/Thursday, March 6 - 7, 2024,
Muckleshoot Casino Resort

In collaboration with Lowell Aplebaum, EdD, FSAE, CAE, CPF, CEO Vista Cova, this summit offers a blend of expert-led discussions on executive leadership strategies and executive presence, along with valuable networking opportunities in a welcoming and secure environment.
Connect with peers tackling similar challenges, enhance your executive presence, and experience the long-term benefits of investing in your professional network. Specifically tailored for new CEOs within the last 3 years, this program is designed for you!
March 6, 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Includes social, optional beer tastings, dinner and facilitated discussion.
March 7, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Includes breakfast and half day program.

Register for the Summit and be sure to reserve your room by February 12 at the WSAE Group Rate:
$139 Single/Double 
March 6th Booking Link

Register Today

[2] WSAE 2024 Annual Convention

Take action today to: 1) secure your registration, 2) and accommodations, 3) and engage through sponsorship - view fact sheet. Join and connect with your association professionals and industry partners at WSAE's Annual Convention, June 5 - 7, 2024, at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick, WA. Stay tuned for more.. planning is underway!

[3] Steps to Mitigate Legal Risks of Association ESG/DEIA Programs

Wednesday, February 14, 2024 
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m

This special extended one hour Shop Talk with association law expert Jeffrey Tenenbaum centers on managing the legal challenges linked to integrating environmental, social, and governance (ESG) principles into association activities along with diversity, equity, inclusion and access (DEIA) practices. You will gain practical advice on how associations can take proactive steps to minimize these risks. Shop Talks are complimentary and open to everyone, however pre-registration is required.
Pre-Register Here

[4] Black History Month 2024:
African Americans and the Arts

Join us in exploring the diverse and impactful tapestry of Black history as compiled by the Association for the Study of African American Life and History
Recognize the remarkable contributions, resilience, and accomplishments of Black individuals that have profoundly shaped our world. Learn More

[5] Unlock New Possibilities at NWES 2024 – Act Before February 10 for Special Pricing!

As we gear up for the 30th Northwest Event Show, we're reminded of the incredible journey that has brought us here – a journey fueled by curiosity, learning, and the unwavering spirit of our community. In celebration of our 30th year and our commitment to making NWES 2024 the best yet, we've extended an exclusive offer. But hurry – ticket prices will increase on February 10th. This is your moment to be part of something truly special at a value that won't last.
Act Now for Special Pricing
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