Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

Chesapeake Chapter BEST IN CLASS - Help Them Help You: 6 Ways to Dramatically Improve Conference Committee Outcomes

Presented By PCMA Chesapeake Chapter

Hotel Indigo Baltimore Downtown
24 W. Franklin Street
Baltimore, All Locations 21201

September 15, 2016 3:30 PM Central Standard Time

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PCMA Chesapeake Chapter presents BEST IN CLASS SPEAKER
Sarah Michel, CSP
Vice President Professional Connexity, Velvet Chainsaw Consulting

 Help Them Help You:
6 Ways to Dramatically Improve Conference Committee Outcomes

Thursday, September 15, 2015
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Frustrated by conference committee meetings that aren’t productive or lead to producing the same experience year after year? Wish you could be more effective in facilitating better outcomes? Discover in this interactive program six proven strategies to elevate conference committee discussions and decisions that lead to more innovative, brain-friendly and relevant conferences that will attract and retain next generation learners.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Learn how to lead your committee to become problem-centric vs. content-centric.
  2. Discover proven facilitation skills to achieve a shared vision for your conference.
  3. Discuss strategies to help volunteer leaders understand the entire conference journey and how to walk in the attendee’s shoes.


About The Speaker

Sarah Michel is an Experience Architect who has been working in the meetings industry for over ​fifteen years to create dynamic audience experiences. Her vast knowledge of next-generation learning and facilitation skills help design dynamic educational sessions that guarantee more participation, opportunities for networking, and peer-to-peer learning that makes content sticky.

Ms. Michel is Vice President of Professional Connexity for Velvet Chainsaw Consulting, ​who helps organizations deliver on the networking promise at face​-to-face meetings. She is consistently one of the highest-rated speakers at Convening Leaders and has been highlighted as keynote for audiences around the world. She is the author of Perfecting Connecting©, A Guide to Mastering Networking in the Workplace and the e-book, Conference Connexity.

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3:00 - 3:30 PM - Registration

3:30 - 3:45 PM - Welcome and Announcements

3:45  -5:15 PM - Program

5:15 - 6:00 PM - Reception & Hotel Site Tour

Parking is located at 15 W. Franklin Street, Baltimore, MD 21201  (directly across the street from the hotel) between Charles Street & Cathedral Street)


Thank you to our sponsor: The Hotel Indigo Baltimore Downtown

Event Type: Chapter Event

Continuing Education Credit

1.50 Credits