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 event to register for the Midwest and Southeast Meetups is $45.00 for Alliance member practitioners and $90.00 for non-members.

The Western Region Meetup is being held jointly with Goodwill Industries’ Staffing Services Workgroup and costs $75.00 for all practitioners, regardless of membership status.

Midwest Region Meetup, July 17, 2019

Time: 11 am to 5 pm
HostCara Connects
Location: 237 South Desplaines St, Chicago, IL, 60661
Presenters: We’ll reserve time for informal peer sharing and an update from Cara Connects. In addition:

  • Staffing industry expert Tom Kosnik from the Visus Group will lead an interactive workshop on Designing and Managing an Effective Compensation Plan for sales and recruiting staff.
  • Temp Worker Justice will brief us on the status of their initiative to develop a “best practice” model contract between staffing firms, host employers and workers.

Alliance Member Practitioners – Register for Chicago Meetup

Non-Member Practitioners – Register for Chicago Meetup

Note: We’ll arrange a group dinner for all who opt to stay overnight. In addition, we invite you to attend Cara’s trademark Motivations the next morning, Thursday, July 18 at 8:20 am. Motivations is an inspiring, high energy way to experience Cara’s mission firsthand.

Following are hotel suggestions within a mile of Cara Connects:

Crowne Plaza Chicago West Loop
25 South Halsted St, Chicago IL 60661
877.227.6963

Holiday Inn & Suites, Chicago Downtown
506 West Harrison St, Chicago, IL 60607
312.957.9100

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Chicago Downtown
One South Franklin, Chicago, IL 60606
312.558.1020

Western Region Meetup, August 9-10, 2019

Time: Dinner at 6:30 pm, Friday, August 9; Meetup from 9 am to 3 pm, Saturday, August 10
Host: Goodwill Industries Staffing Services Workgroup
Location: Spokane Convention Center, 334 W Spokane Falls Blvd, Spokane, WA 99201
Presenters: We’ll reserve time for informal peer sharing. In addition:

  • Staffing industry expert Tom Kosnik from the Visus Group will lead an interactive workshop on Designing and Managing an Effective Compensation Plan for business developers and recruiters.
  • We’re developing additional program content with Goodwill’s Staffing Services Workgroup and will announce more details soon.

All Practitioners – Register for Spokane Meetup (Goodwill Staffing Services Pre-Conference)

We’ve reserved a block of rooms for Friday, August 9 at the DoubleTree by Hilton at $155 per night (plus taxes), available on a first come, first served basis. Please contact Janet Van Liere to reserve a guest room.

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!

Alliance Member Practitioners – Register for Orlando Meetup

Non-Member Practitioners – Register for Orlando Meetup

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