WEDNESDAY, OCT. 11, 2017
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm | Welcome Reception @ Hard Rock Hotel
THURSDAY, OCT. 12, 2017
7:30 am - 8:45 am | Breakfast (Registration available all day)8:00 am - 8:45 am | Planning committee breakfast with first-time attendees9:00 am - 4:00 pm | CAI Bookstore
9:00 am - 10:30 am | Opening General SessionTake Care of Your Business: The 4 Disciplines of Execution for CEOsJim Huling | Managing Consultant, FranklinCovey | Co-author of The 4 Disciplines of Execution
Achieving a culture of execution often requires changing the behaviors and mobilizing the efforts of large numbers of people to achieve your goals. World-class executors employ 4 clear disciplines to focus on the organization's wildly important goals. As a CEO, Jim was one of the first to adopt The 4 Disciplines of Execution and used it to drive performance throughout the entire organization. This real-world experience using the 4 Disciplines to address a variety of strategic and operational objectives uniquely enables Jim to help leaders and their teams get extraordinary results from these powerful principles.
Jim's career spans three decades of corporate leadership ranging from FORTUNE 500 organizations to privately held companies, including more than a decade as CEO of an award-winning company recognized four times as one of the "25 Best Companies to Work for in America."
10:30 am - 11:00 am | Break
11:00 am - 11:45 am | General SessionState of the Industry ReportTom Skiba, CAE | Chief Executive Officer, CAI
Informed by community association volunteer leaders, professional managers, community management firms, and companies that provide products and services to associations, CAI has a comprehensive view of the industry. In this session, Tom reports on the challenges, opportunities, and trends affecting community associations and their management professionals.
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm | Lunch
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm | General SessionThe Leaders Guide to the BarainMadeleine Homan Blanchard, Master Certified Coach and Author | The Ken Blanchard Companies®
Leadership is rewarding yet incredibly stressful. It is important to understand how the latest research in neuroscience can help manage that stress and actually improve overall performance. In this session Madeleine will share:
2:45 pm - 3:15 pm | Break
3:15 pm–4:00 pm | General SessionGovernment & Public Affairs Update with Q&ADawn Bauman, CAE | Sr. Vice President of Government and Public Affairs, CAI
Dawn Bauman and her team monitor legislation at the federal level and in all 50 states. In this session, Dawn provides a federal affairs update covering critical changes to laws and regulations affecting community associations and the management profession. Hear about the trends, unique cases, and policy positions that you need to be aware of as an industry leader.
4:00 pm Adjourn
FRIDAY, OCT. 13, 2017
7:30 am - 8:45 am | Breakfast7:30 am - 4:00 pm | CAI Bookstore9:00 am - 9:10 am | Welcome and announcements9:15 am - 10:30 am | Breakout Sessions
Small-group sessions allow for greater focus and more interaction. Each session will be offered twice, with a 15-minute break in-between.
Breakout Session 1: Coaching
Essentials – The Mindset and Skills You Can Use with Anyone Facilitator: Madeleine Blanchard, Master Certified Coach, The Ken Blanchard Companies®
Breakout Session 2: Empower Your Business: Strengthening Your Company in the 21st Century Facilitators: Julie Adamen, Adamen Inc. and Rolf Crocker, AMS, OMNI Community Management LLC
Breakout Session 3: Empower Your Future Facilitator: Chris Rupkey, Chief Economist, MUFG, The Bank of Tokyo
10:30 pm - 10:45 am | Break
10:45 am - Noon | Repeat Breakout Sessions
Noon–1:30 pm | Lunch
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm | General SessionCEO Peer LearningRic Franzi, CEO Peer Groups® Chair, Critical Mass Radio Show HostCritical Mass for Business | Orange County, CA
In this session, Ric leads the group in an interactive peer learning activity. Come prepared to share ideas, ask questions, and learn from each other.
Richard Franzi works exclusively with CEOs and executive teams of middle market firms. His firm, Critical Mass for Business, is dedicated to making a lasting positive impact on the lives of business leaders through the power of peer learning. Ric is one of the nation's foremost experts on CEO Peer Groups®. His work has been featured in national media such as Inc.com, CNBC, American Express Open Forum, and the local publications Orange County Register and Orange County Business Journal. He is the author of the landmark book "Critical Mass: The 10 Explosive Powers of CEO Peer Groups," the first ever book written about the value of CEO Peer Groups®. His second book, "The Power of CEO Guiding Principles," is now in its third release. The book features over 100 CEOs sharing insights into their guiding principles.
SATURDAY, OCT. 14, 2017
7:30 am - 8:45 am | Breakfast7:30 am - 11:30 am | CAI Bookstore9:00 am - 10:00 am | General SessionKilling Cats Leads to Rats: Unintended Consequences in Business PerformanceRic Franzi, CEO Peer Groups® Chair, Critical Mass Radio Show HostCritical Mass for Business | Orange County, CA
In this session, Ric explains how unintended consequences of CEO decisions can undermine employee confidence and performance. He also demonstrates how improving the "decision-making environment" can help CEOs make higher quality decisions for their organizations.
10:00 am - 11:30 am | Networking and Idea Sharing11:30am | Retreat Adjourns