Magazine article The RMA Journal

Countdown to RMA's: Chapter Leaders Conference

Magazine article The RMA Journal

Countdown to RMA's: Chapter Leaders Conference

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IN 2014, The Risk Management Association celebrated its 100th anniversary at the Chapter Leaders Conference by reflecting on the past, celebrating the present, and preparing for the future.

In 2015, the conference was held in Scottsdale, Arizona, with a theme appropriately focused on the Wild West. And in 2016, it was held in Indianapolis, Indiana, the site of the annual NFL Scouting Combine--so, of course, the theme of the conference centered on football, learning how to build a team and succeed as one.

But the conference isn't just for having fun and playing games; it's an opportunity for attendees across the country and around the globe to learn about RMA programs and initiatives, to network, and to share best practices with their peers.

The 2017 RMA Chapter Leaders Conference will be held June 22-23 at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch in Scottsdale and will feature a 1970s-era-inspired disco theme.

In addition to some fun in the sun, participating I in the various sessions and round tables can help I chapter boards become more effective and provide tools for continuing success. These sessions with other chapter leaders will help with recruiting new members and generating creative programming ideas.

Along with William F Githens, president and CEO, The Risk Management Association, Doug Smith--speaker, author, and trainer at Doug Smith & Associates--will headline the list of speakers on the first day of the conference with his discussion, "Running a Productive Day. …

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