New York City Regional Conference

Date: July 16, 2013
Time: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

8:15 to 9:00 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:00 to 10:30 a.m. Technology Innovation for Private Clubs: The Outlook for the Future Stephen Ready, CEO, VCT

What’s on the horizon for technology innovation in the private club industry? This program provides perspectives from the industry’s leading software developers and technology providers about where they see the future of club technology heading, what they are doing about it, and how the result of these innovations will be an enhanced experience for this generation of members - and the next. Designed for both management and board members, this is a unique opportunity to learn about the future direction for the club industry and get your questions answered.

10:30 to 10:45 a.m. Networking Break

10:45 to 12:15 p.m. Government Matters: Health Care Reform & So Much More Brad Steele, Vice President of Government Relations & General Counsel, National Club Association

As the voice of the private club industry, NCA is actively engaged in protecting and defending the interest and well-being of private clubs with leaders in Washington.  This presentation will provide an insider’s guide to what’s going on in Congress and how those on Capitol Hill are directly impacting your club’s day-to-day operations. This session will also provide an in-depth look at the new healthcare law and many other legislative and regulatory issues affecting private clubs.

12:15 to 1:30 p.m. Lunch

1:30 to 3:00 p.m. Best Practices for Effective Club Governance Dan Condon, Founding Partner & Jim Hankowski, Senior Partner, Condon O'Meara McGinty & Donnelly LLP

Boards and committees contribute to organizations in a wide variety of ways and bring an equally wide range of backgrounds and expertise. Knowing and understanding key characteristics of volunteers can help clubs encourage visionary leadership that contributes to the quality of the facility. Areas of focus of this program include: structure and practices of effective boards, enhancing leadership skills of volunteers, fostering a culture that encourages growth and creativity, and establishing clear boundaries between management and governance.

3:00 to 4:30 p.m. Networking Reception



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