2019 Regional Meetups

This year, in lieu of a national conference, we’ve opted to organize three one-day Regional Meetups for greater ease of travel and access. All Meetups are open to all practitioners, regardless of your location.

Registration Information

The cost per person to register for the Southeast Meetup is $45.00 for Alliance member practitioners and $90.00 for non-members.

Southeast Region Meetup, October 3, 2019

Time: 11 am to 5 pm
HostGoodSource Staffing Services,
Location: 7531 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, FL 32809
Presenters: We’ll reserve time for informal peer sharing and an update from GoodSource. In addition:

  • Staffing expert Amy Bingham will share a simple 10-step Sales Workflow process you can use to gain hiring managers’ attention and win new accounts!
  • Dr. Samantha Kurtz will discuss the reality of unconscious hiring bias and introduce an assessment tool designed to help candidates make a positive biased impression. Dr. Kurtz is a clinical psychologist and co-founder of Right Time PAS, which helps organizations help and hire marginalized job seekers.
  • Dave DeSario from Temp Worker Justice will brief us on the status of their initiative to develop a “high road” staffing services contract between staffing firms, host employers and workers.

Alliance Member Practitioners – Register for Orlando Meetup

Non-Member Practitioners – Register for Orlando Meetup

We’ll organize a group dinner for all who opt to stay overnight on October 3. For attendees traveling by air, GoodSource Staffing is located about 9 miles from Orlando International Airport, and a number of hotels offer accommodations near the airport, including:

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Orlando Airport, about $120 per night

Fairfield Inn Orlando Airport, about $134 per night

Embassy Suites by Hilton Orlando Airport, about $158 per night

Hampton Inn & Suites Orlando Airport, about $166 per night


Thanks to our Midwest and Western Region Meetup hosts!

Cara Connects hosted our Midwest Meetup July 17 in Chicago, and the Goodwill Industries Staffing Services Workgroup hosted our Western Region Meetup August 10 in Spokane. Both events featured a workshop on Designing and Managing an Effective Compensation Plan for sales and recruiting staff, led by staffing industry expert Tom Kosnik from the Visus Group. At our Spokane event, Gregg Keesling, founder and CEO of RecycleForce and Halili Knox,  Senior Customer Education Manager at Checkr shared their insights about the Power of Staffing to Expand Second Chance Employment. Find more details here.

Thanks to our 2019 Sponsors!