Welcome to TSCEO 2022 · FINAL SPEAKER DETAILS

(communicate with TSCEO via SLACK – click here)

Hello Distinguished Speakers

We are here!! I am overjoyed and looking forward to connecting with each of you next week for  The Signature CEO  Conference  2022!

Along with your support and knowledge, together we will accomplish our goal to unite like-minded problem-solvers, out of-the-box thinkers, leaders, change-makers, industry thought leaders, experts and collaborative spirits, just like YOU to aid in re-energizing and recalibrating our attendees!

So let’s get this party started and prepared to #TAKEFLIGHT!

Here are a few details to get you prepared for TSCEO2022!

 

SPEAKER PRESENTATIONS:  Final drafts of your presentation are due AUGUST 1ST.  Please upload your final drafts, HERE.  Even if you sent your presentation to me before, please resubmit and upload using this form as I want to keep presentations all in one location.  What to know about your presentation and speaking at TSCEO 2022:

          • Theme – TAKE FLIGHT!
          • Presentation should be 90% instructional – 10% inspirational (NO Creative technique conversations)
          • Do not use the words Weddings, Events, Wedding Planner, etc., or anything related.  Treat your attendees as CEO’s/Entrepreneurs
          • Remember this is a business–focused platform for creative entrepreneurs who have been in business 5+ Years, so please do not provide information on a novice level.  Your content should be on an “advanced-level” of learning.
          • Your presentation should do the following:
              • Coach – provide concrete directives to implement in their business
              • Be Compelling – Connect with your audience about the world of business/entrepreneurship; you understand what they are going through
              • Visually Appealing – remember your audience are creative entrepreneurs so include a few pictures; or be interactive
              • Make a Connection/Engaging – engage the audience; they should be able to relate to you; encourage audience interaction, be enthusiastic.
              • ROI Experience – provide tangible results to be implemented!

SPEAKER DETAILS FORM:  If you have not done so, it is required that all Speakers complete the travel details (CLICK HERE) form by August 15th.

COVID DOCUMENTATION & PROCEDURES.  (IMPORTANT)

          • For the health and safety of all in attendance at the conference, everyone in attendance is REQUIRED to submit the following, either a full COVID vaccine record that was completed 14-days prior to the conference OR a negative COVID test conducted within 3-days prior to attending the conference. Masks are required for persons who have not been fully vaccinated. We want to make sure that everyone is safe and well while in attendance at the conference.
          • ACTION REQUIRED. Please complete this form, click here, to upload your documents.  Must be completed prior to attending the conference.  Files are only viewed by me.
          • Proof of vaccination or negative COVID test is required of anyone entering the conference.  If you did not submit prior to the conference you will need to bring a copy with you to the conference.
          • Conference Safety Guidelines, here.

CONFERENCE VENUE ADDRESS:  Pinstripes, 11920 Grand Park Ave, North Bethesda, MD 20852 (2nd floor; located in the Pike & Rose Towne Center)

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS:  Canopy by Hilton Washington DC Bethesda North, 940 Rose Ave, North Bethesda, MD 20852 (Pike & Rose Towne Center)

          • The hotel is located directly across the street from the conference venue so you will walk to the conference each day.
          • Here is a MAP of the Pike & Rose Shopping Center for you to view your surroundings and activities in the area
          • Hotel Parking:  The hotel offers valet parking only!  However, there are self-parking garages available in the Pike & Rose Towne Center, view map.
          • Here is information about the Pike & Rose Shopping Area

TRANSPORTATION TO AND FROM “AIRPORT”:  Speakers are responsible for their own transportation to and from the airport.

AIRPORTS & LOCAL TRANSPORTATION:  

          • Metro Accessibility:  Travel by MetroRail WMATA on the “Red Line” to “White Flint” metro stop (two blocks away from Pike & Rose Towne Center.
          • Airports:
              • Ronald Reagan International Airport (DCA) –  22 miles
              • Dulles International Airport (IAD) – 27 miles
              • Baltimore Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport (BWI) – 37 miles
          • Amtrak:
              • Union Station Washington DC – 23 miles
              • Alexandria Virginia (Old Town) – 25 miles

AGENDA & SPEAKER SCHEDULE:  The conference is Monday, August 22nd through Wednesday, August 24th.  CLICK HERE for the speaker schedule.  For the official brochure with complete list of all sponsors, speakers, and conference details, (CLICK HERE)

Conference start times each day are as follows:

          • General Sessions
              • Monday, August 22:           8:30 am; doors open 8:15 am
              • Tuesday, August 23:          8:15 am; doors open 7:45 am
              • Wednesday, August 24:   8:15 am; doors open 8:00 am
          • Additional Activities:
              • Sky Lounge Brunch – August 22:  Live Entertainment, Omelet & Waffle Station, Bottomless Mimosas, Networking
              • Rooftop Welcome Party – August 22 – 4:00 pm
              • Gala Celebration – August 23rd – 7:30 pm – Cocktail Dress Attire.
          • Speaker Schedule:
              • Monday, August 22
                • Morning – Bron Hansboro (opener), Teaira Abston, Inez Sobczak,
                • Afternoon – Aleya Harris, Nadia Anderson, Anja Winjiinka
              • Tuesday, August 23
                • Morning – Christie Osborne (opener), Sophie Blake, Shannon Siriano Greenwood, Trevor Wessman Lavelle
                • Afternoon – April Stewart, Julie Novack, Alex Cheng
              • Wednesday, August 24
                • Morning – Ticora Davis (opener), Stefanie Lomax, Meryl Snow, Candace Williams
                • Afternoon – Wedding Industry Speakers, Kelly Peck

ON STAGE EQUIPMENT:  There will be a stage and podium.  Each speaker will have a lavalier microphone.  Your presentation will be on one central computer in which you will be able to control with a handheld presentation clicker.  There is no confidence monitor.  You will have a total of 50-minutes for your presentation; 40 minutes lectures, 10 minutes Q&A.  A member of our team will be on the front row to count you down.

ENGAGEMENT:  It is encouraged that Speakers participate 100% of the virtual. I understand things may arise so please try to engage as much as you can.

CHANCES TO WIN!: During the conference you have a chance to win some really cool prizes over the 3-day period and you must be present to win!!!!

PROTECT YOUR INVESTMENT: We highly encourage you to take pictures during the conference and post on social media, however, if you do video please do not record sound. By recording sound and posting on social media you are allowing others who did not make the investment into the conference privy to this magnificent content that you paid for!

CERTIFICATES: Conference certificates will be emailed to you after the conference as documentation of your continued development of education.

VIRTUAL PHOTO BOOTH:

Our virtual photo booth opens up on Sunday!  You can go online and start taking pictures of your journey to the conference and while you are at the conference with our virtual photo booth sponsored by Eyeobee Photo Booth.  Please utilize starting on Sunday through the end of the conference!!!  PHOTO BOOTH LINK

DRESS ATTIRE:

          • Dress attire for the conference is business casual.
          • Gala Celebration on the evening of August 23rd, we will be hosting our Gala – cocktail dress attire.
          • Recommend to bring a sweater or light jacket for indoors.  We will attempt to have an average temperature at the conference, however, everyone has a different body temperature and we will not be able to accommodate everyone, so bring a light sweater or jacket just in case you get chilly!

WIFI  –  WIFI is also complimentary.

HOW TO COMMUNICATE WITH OUR TEAM: If you have questions during your time at the conference, please call or text us at 571.402.4594 or email us at info@theisgnatureceo.com.  However, we highly recommend that you communicate with us via the app, SLACK, click here to join our group now to communicate – click here to join.

          • Once in SLACK, go to “channel” – TSCEO2022″
          • Use this channel only

CONFERENCE THEME & HASHTAGS:

ETIQUETTE:  Please be sure that you are always on “mute” during the conference.  You will have the opportunity to interact with the Speakers at the end of their presentations.

FOMO:  Help us to create FOMO!  Please  be sure to share pictures on our Social  Media accounts (@signatureceo).

NEAREST HOSPITALS:

  • In case of an emergency, dial 911
  • Suburban Hospital, 9901 Medical Center Dr, Rockville, MD 20850
  • Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center, 9901 Medical Center Dr, Rockville, MD 20850

 

POST CONFERENCE (EVERYONE)

  • Day (1) – After the conference, relax – take a break! Restful Soul and Mind is more Productive than a weary mind
  • Day (2)- After the conference you will receive a survey for you to complete! We encourage you to complete as your responses aid us in continuing to enhance the conference each year for You and future attendees
  • Day (3)- Reach out to your Peers and schedule a one-on-one (build rapport – invest in the relationship)
  • (7) Days after the conference review your notes
  • (14) Days after the conference, Create a Plan of Action from Your Notes
  • (10) Days after the conference, Revise and Finalize Your Plan of Action
  • (21) Days after the conference, Put Your Plan into Action
  • Continue to cultivate Your relationship
  • Key Things to Focus on During the Conference
    • Relationship Building/Networking
    • Have an Open Mind-Set
    • Take Notes & Absorb the Knowledge
    • Have FUN!
  • Presentations will be available to all Attendees after the Conference (unless otherwise communicated)
  • Pictures of the conference will be provided to all Speakers after the Conference
  • Speaker Videos will be provided within 60 days after Conference
  •  Attendee information will be available to all Speakers

I looking forward to seeing each of you! Thank you for your support of The Signature CEO Conference!!!