Sheet metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association

Events & Education


CEI Schedule

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Sunday, January 28
  • 8:00 am:  Golf (optional)
  • 3:00 pm: Hotel Property Tour (optional)
  • 5:00 pm:  Opening Reception 
Monday, January 29
  • 7:30 am:  Breakfast Buffet 
  • 8:00 am:  Self-Introductions (Name, Chapter, Chapter update - 2017 hours & 2018 projections) 
  • 8:15 am:  Conversation with Vince Sandusky (Part I)
  • 9:15 am: Rap Sessions
    - How to lead an Efficient and Effective Board Meeting
    - Resources for Professional Development
    - Technology – Options & Recommendations for software programs
  • 10:30 am:  Convention Overview (John Franco & Kristin De Guzman)
  • 10:45 am:  Negotiating Hotel, Event & Activity Contracts (Julie Muller-Neff, Kim Best)
  • 11:30 am:  Rap Sessions
    - How to Improve Member Participation at Chapter Events
    - Association Relationships 
  • 12:00 pm:  Lunch
  • 1:00 pm:  i-Gen in the Workforce (Dr. Jean Twenge, author of i-Gen & Generation Me)
  • 2:15 pm:  Break
  • 2:30 pm:  Workforce Development & Youth Apprenticeship Opportunities (Julie Mueller-Neff, Dajen Bohacek)
  • 3:15 pm:  Presentation - How to Select a Good Wine on a Modest Budget  
  • 3:45 pm:  Strategies to Recruit & Retain Apprentices and Employees (David Finley)
  • 4:15 pm:  Internship & Scholarship Programs (Nancy Pirrone)
  • 4:45 pm:  Rap Sessions 
    - Speakers, Instructors & Program recommendations
  • 5:00 pm:  Adjournment
  • 6:00 pm:  Dine Around (optional)
Tuesday, January 30
  • 7:30 am:   Breakfast Buffet 
  • 8:00 am:  Conversation with Vince Sandusky (Part II)
  • 9:00 am:  Best Practices - Crisis Management & Communications (Ginger Slaick, Stacey Smiley, Linda Jennings)
  • 9:45 am:  Partnering Together to Help Your Members Succeed – (Federated Insurance, Jack West)
  • 10:15 am:  Break
  • 10:30 am:  Rap Sessions 
    - D.R.I.P. Leadership Program – Jim Paul
    - Accounting – Compilation, Final audit & 990 preparation 
  • 11:45 am:  Annual Business Meeting
  • 12:00 pm:  Adjournment