Grab a drink and toast your conference cohorts as we kick off the 2018 Annual Conference & Solutions EXPO! Come ready to enjoy live music, networking, & the ever-popular EIA Wine Toss (a fundraiser for EIA Scholarships)!
MONDAY, MAY 21
• • • •• •• • • 8:30 - 9:15 am | CAFFEINATED CONVERSATIONS [networking + continental breakfast buffet] co-sponsored by Value First & Ziegler
with Stephen P. Fleming, CEO, The Well Spring Group | Chair, LeadingAge
National Chair of LeadingAge, Steve Fleming, will dive into the unique responsibilities of not-for-profits. This can’t-miss keynote will inspire you to[re]discover your community’s mission, encourage you towork to further that mission, & embolden you tobetter servean ever-more diverse & evolving population of older adults.
Join us for lunch as we honor those who have made a commitment to the field of aging services and have achieved excellence in their organizations. In addition, not only will the 2018-2019 LeadingAge Texas officers and board members be elected during a short membership meeting, but you can also look forward to the 2017-2018 Class of Leadership Institute Fellows graduating from their yearlong program!
With nearly 100 exhibitors, the Solutions EXPO Grand Opening is a great chance to blend business and fun! Enjoy refreshments, live music, the annual Herb Shore Silent Auction (benefiting EIA Scholarships), and prizes as you make your way through the EXPO and discover the latest products and services to help you and your organization grow.
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6 - 7 pm | LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE HAPPY HOUR[Invitation only] sponsored by Ben E. Keith Foods
Networking sessions are a wonderful opportunity to exchange information and ideas with your professional peers from around the state! Most breakfasts feature 30 minutes of networking time, followed by an hour-long presentation that qualifies for continuing education credit. These sessions are open to registered attendees at no additional cost, but pre-registration is required.
Join us for lunch in the Solutions EXPO to thank our sponsors and exhibitors and take advantage of your final opportunity to chat with vendors, seal that deal you've been working on, & even grab a giveaway for the office. Don't forget to place your final bids on the Herb Shore Silent Auction items you're sure to be eyeing!
Join us for dinner and live music as LeadingAge Texas honors prestigious members for their work in positively impacting their communities, staff, and residents. 2018-2019 LeadingAge Texas officers will also be installed. Cocktail attire is appropriate.
Make sure to stick around for the LeadingAge Texas PAC Event immediately following - you won't want to miss out!
Renowned speaker, author, & LeadingAge advocate, Duane Cummings, will kick off the last day of conference with a focus on pupose. Discover why purpose is what defines us, drives us, and empowers us and how to ensure you & your team are connected & powered by purpose.