NAMA ELN Members To Lead Peer-To-Peer Learning At CTW

Oct. 26, 2015

CHICAGO – October 23, 2015 – NAMA announced today that members of the association’s Emerging Leaders Network are poised to take on a prominent role during Tuesday’s CTW interactive general session, Bubbles, Blends and Brews – The State of OCS.

“We applaud our Emerging Leaders for their active participation and support of NAMA’s education at CTW,” said Roni Moore, NAMA Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations. “As discussion leaders for this session, they are delivering what attendees said they want most – peer-to-peer learning. As young, driven members of this industry, we look forward to the fresh perspectives they will bring to the table.”

ELN members, including ELN Chair Mike Kelley and Vice Chair Elyssa Allahyar-Steiner, will serve as table moderators and discussion leaders during the roundtable break out segment of Bubbles, Blends and Brews. This two-part general session will feature Mike Dabadie of Heart+Mind Strategies and Chris Stevens of the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business.

Dabadie will share research, analysis and insights on the realities of today’s industry and Stevens will inspire attendees to evolve their companies to meet the challenges of tomorrow.  Following the presentations, attendees will break into roundtables to brainstorm solutions to help their businesses capitalize on emerging trends and growth opportunities.

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