Civic Leadership Conference A review

Focus

The WA State Civic Leadership Conference educates students to become self aware of how they can have an impact within in their community. Through a variety of workshops and keynote speakers, the conference will strengthen students' leadership styles, and how they can become advocates for important issues that TRIO students face

Roles

  • Registration
  • Promotion/Recruitment - Emails
  • Ordering T-Shirts/T-Shirt Design
  • Program/Agenda
  • Workshop Presenter Recruitment
  • Key Note Speaker Recruitment
  • Site Coordination - Room Reservations, Catering, Parking

Theme

After the roles and tasks have been established, it is important to solidify a theme for the conference. Once a theme has been created it makes it easier for promotion and recruitment.

2015 - Finding Your Voice
2016 - Vision. Action. Change.
2017- IGNITE Passion in Leadership

Current Updates

  • 275 Attendees
  • Budget Table :
Costs to consider - Box lunches and AV/Screen/Labtop Rentals
  • Programs in Attendance - A Comparison Between 2016 and 2017

What Works

  • Workshop Proposal Google Survey
  • Eventrbrite and Using it For Excel
  • Central Location
  • Creating a Theme Upfront
  • Word Template for the Program
  • Online Website for Recruitment
  • Emails to Programs to Attend and Recruitment of Presenters
  • Key Note Speakers - Direct Contact, Having a Budget in Mind
  • Using Previous Year's Plans and Templates

Suggestions for Next Year

  • Have the Date and Theme for Next Year (I haven't Done This)
  • Site Coordinator - my experiences and things to consider
  • Eventbrite - Don't Absorb Fees
  • Chair needs to be able to delegate and get important tasks done that others can't
  • Post Conference Surveys
  • 2 Breakout Sessions VS 3, More KeyNotes and Big Group Sessions
  • Offer Committee Members Free Registration or a Discount

Questions, Comments, Concerns?

See You Next Year

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