ASAE’s Annual Meeting Will Feature Closing Keynote with Chef Jeff Henderson

March 14, 2017

The American Society of Association Executives unveiled several of its game changers, as well as its closing keynote with Chef Jeff Henderson, who all will take part in the 2017 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition Aug. 12-15 in Toronto. 

“We are excited for this year’s meeting in Toronto. Chef Jeff Henderson, the five game changers, and education session leaders will provide attendees with inspiration, new ideas and different perspectives on a variety of association management topics and challenges they are facing,” said ASAE President and CEO John H. Graham IV, FASAE, CAE.

He added. “Participants will bring back innovative solutions to their organization. It will be fantastic.”

Chef Henderson, an executive chef for brands like Caesars and Bellagio and the Food Network star and The New York Times bestselling author of Cooked, will be the closing keynote.

He will discuss his own reinvention with take-away lessons on facing adversity and identifying one’s personal gifts.

Chef Henderson will share inspirational stories that illustrate how diversity drives organizational benefits from increased staff retention, consistency in product delivery, and teams that are more confident and productive.

Sunday afternoon through Tuesday morning, ASAE will present five game changers selected for their ability to provide diverse perspectives and revolutionary ideas from outside the association community.

Be the Change with Major Mary Jennings “MJ” Hegar, Executive Coach and Consultant, former pilot, Air National Guard. 

Balanced Obsession: The Science of Happiness and Success by Daniel Lerner, Psychology Professor at New York University, author of U Thrive.

I’m Judging You: Do Better with Luvvie Ajayi, Executive Director, The Red Pump Project

Living out Loud with Nyle Dimarco, Deaf Activist and winner of America’s Next Top Model and Dancing with the Stars

Be More Awesome: A Fresh Approach to Productivity with Chris Bailey, author of The Productivity Project.B

Learn more about the career and knowledge pathways and all education sessions. The early bird registration deadline is July 12. 

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