Conference

100 Who Care Alliance 2019 Leadership Conference

The date is set! The 2019 Chapter Leadership Conference will be held April 11-13, 2019 at The Saguaro in Scottsdale, AZ.

Registration is now open and we encourage all Chapter Leaders to attend!  This year we’ve even added a session just for developing and new Chapters to answer your questions and help you launch.

Please visit the Accommodations and Plan Your Stay pages for more information about our conference venue, hotel room rates and ideas for activities while visiting Scottsdale.

What To Expect

The conference will begin on Thursday, April 11 and end on Saturday, April 13.  We recommend you arrive on April 10 or the morning of April 11.

Thursday, April 11

2:00 – 4:00 pm    100 Who Care 101: The Ins and Outs of Launching and Running Your 100 Who Care Chapter
– This early session is designed for chapter leaders who are just starting to launch or who have been in operation for less than a year.  A panel of seasoned chapter leaders will share their best practices when it comes to organizing a steering committee/leadership team, attracting sponsors to offset expenses, handling meeting logistics, deciding on
membership types and voting rules, collecting donations, overseeing the charity nomination process and donation presentations. Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions and connect with panelists to learn more.

Panel: Kim Tarnopolski – 100+ Women Who Care Valley of the Sun, Desha Bymers-Davis – 100 Women Who Care Tucson, Emily Schneller – 100 Women Who Care Greater Nashville, Kathy Banwart – 100 Women Who Care Dayton, Colette Robicheau – 100+ Women Who Care Halifax
Moderator: Jenn Kaye – 100+ Women Who Care Valley of the Sun

5:30 – 7:30 pm    Welcome Reception
– Chapter leaders and their guests over 21 are invited to this event.  Food and one drink provided.  Cash bar for additional drinks.

Friday, April 12

7:00 – 9:00 am Registration table open

7:30 am – 8:45 am Breakfast and Networking

9:00 am – 10:30 am General Session – The Greater Impact – The 100 Who Care Movement and Being Part
of Something Bigger – Jacqueline Destremps, Kim Tarnopolski & Traci Richards

10:30 – 10:45 am Break 

10:45 am – 12:00 pm General Session – What It Means to Be A Leader in Your CommunityJoan Jakel

12:00 pm – 1:15 pm Lunch and Networking

1:15 – 2:15 pm Breakout Sessions, Choose 1
A – Media Relations – How to Get Your Story Heard – Rich Dubek, Dubek Media Group
B – Creating a Marketing Foundation for Your Chapter – Jacqueline Destremps, Another Hand Advantage, LLC
C – Building a Strong Leadership Team – Chris Aird and Brandon Pickett, With Purpose, LLC

2:15 – 2:30 pm Transition Between Breakout Session

2:30 – 3:30 pm Breakout Sessions, Choose 1
A – Media Relations – How to Get Your Story Heard – Rich Dubek, Dubek Media Group
B – Stories Worth Telling – Sharing Your Impact to Increase Awareness and Grow Your Chapter – Adrian McIntyre, PhD
C – Creating Partnerships to Help Your Chapter Succeed – Stephanie Millner and Desha Bymers-Davis

3:30 – 4:00 pm Snack Break, Networking and Transition Back To Main Ballroom

4:00 – 5:00 pm General Session – Opportunities for Chapters to Increase Their Impact – An Introduction to Growfund Cindy Balmuth

5:00 pm Adjourn For The Day

*Breakfast, lunch and snacks provided.  Dinner on your own.

Saturday, April 13

7:30 – 8:45 am Breakfast and Networking

9:00 – 10:00 am General session – How to Create an Experience That Converts Guests to Committed
Members Who Donate on Time and Become Ambassadors for 100 Who CareJenn Kaye

10:00 – 10:15 am Transition to Breakout Sessions

10:15 – 11:15 am Breakout Sessions, Choose 1
A – Creating a Marketing Foundation for Your Chapter – Jacqueline Destremps, Another Hand Advantage, LLC
B – Creating a Community with Social Media – Debbie Page
C- Creating an Impact with Video – Elisa Cota-Francis, ArcLight Pictures

11:15 am – 11:30 pm Snacks, Networking and Transition Between Breakout Sessions

11:30 – 12:30 pm Breakout Sessions, Choose 1
A – Tech Tools to Help Run Your Chapter More Smoothly – Debbie Page
B- The Productivity Skills You Need to Manage Your Chapter  – Margo Crawford, Wave Productivity
C – Creating an Impact with Video – Elisa Cota-Francis, ArcLight Pictures

12:30 – 1:45 pm Lunch and Networking

1:45 – 3:15 pm Pop Up Giving Circle – Laurie Richter & Traci Richards

3:15 – 4:00 pm General Session – Celebration of the 100 Who Care CommunityJacqueline Destremps and Kim Tarnopolski

4:00 pm Adjourn

*Breakfast, lunch and snacks provided Friday and Saturday.  Dinner on your own.

Schedule, speakers and sessions subject to change.

Conference Pricing

Regular Registration: $299* per person
Non-Conference Guest: $40 per person for Welcome Reception

Included in your registration is the Welcome Reception, breakfast, lunch and snacks on Friday and Saturday and all conference sessions!

Session Descriptions

Building a Strong Leadership Team – You’ve realized you can’t run your chapter on your own, but how do you create a
Leadership team to support your progress? Learn how to identify the skills needed for a successful executive committee
and how to create a framework for everyone to succeed.

Creating a Community with Social Media – Social media is an effective way to communicate with current members and
raise awareness for your chapter and the impact you’re having in the community. This session will cover strategy for
utilizing different social media platforms to meet your chapter’s goals.

Creating an Impact with Video – Utilizing video to share your unique story and impact is an effective way to capture the
attention of new members and community partners. In this session we’ll learn how to utilize simple tools like your smart
phone to create and share your story.

Creating a Marketing Foundation for Your Chapter – Having a solid marketing foundation is essential to growing your
chapter. In this session you will learn the key components to an effective website, social media and email strategy to attract
new members and community partners and effectively communicate your chapter’s mission.

Creating Partnerships to Help Your Chapter Succeed – Building relationships with local businesses, adding value to your
sponsor partnership and expanding your circle of impact.

Media Relations – How to Get Your Story Heard – Learn the ins and outs of getting local media attention to spread the
message about the impact you’re having in the community and create awareness about the 100 Who Care movement.
Understanding how to create and submit press releases and reach out to media will be covered.

Stories Worth Telling – Sharing Your Impact to Increase Awareness and Grow Your Chapter – Storytelling is an essential component of Chapter communications, but very few organizations have a firm grasp of what good storytelling truly is and how it can be leveraged to improve outreach and member recruitment. In this session you will learn the essential
components to sharing your chapter’s story and impact to reach new members and potential community partners and
sponsors.

Tech Tools to Help Run Your Chapter More Smoothly – Learn the tools being utilized by other leaders to run their chapters more efficiently. Excel, email marketing platforms, event management systems and more.

The Productivity Skills You Need to Manage Your Chapter – You have a long list of tasks-how do you prioritize them? How can you get them all done? Learn how to tackle your ‘to-do’ list and manage tasks effectively to create a balance between managing your chapter, work and home life.

 

Schedule, speakers and sessions subject to change.

Partnership Opportunities

This conference is a unique opportunity to reach and support a network of philanthropic minded individuals who are also leaders in their local business communities.
100 Who Care Chapter membership ranges from 35-350 members and our Chapter leaders are the connection to those individuals, providing a means for your organization to be promoted within communities across the United States, Canada and the world.

If you are interested in becoming a conference partner please view our partnership opportunities by clicking here.