Friday, Sept. 18, 2015                                                                                                        Jump to Schedule Description

Time

Function

Location

8:30AM - 5:00PM

Attendee Registration

Plaza Int. Ballroom Foyer

9:30AM - 5:15PM

Career Day & Job Fair

Plaza International Ballroom G 

9:30AM - 1:00PM

Agency Networking

Plaza International Ballroom G

11:00AM - 6:00PM

Exhibitor Marketplace Set-up                                           

Plaza Int. Ballroom D,E,F

1:00PM - 2:30PM

Lunch Break - Attendees are responsible for their own lunch choices

Hyatt or I-Drive Options 

2:30PM - 3:15PM

Job Hunting in a Quiet Market by Donna Shannon

Plaza International Ballroom G 

3:30PM - 4:15PM

How to Become an International Private Service Professional
Panel Discussion by Ian Lubcke, Andrew Lowrey, and Jason King

Plaza International Ballroom G 

4:30PM - 5:15PM 

The Value of Industry Certification
Panel Discussion by Charles MacPherson and Bonnie Low-Kramen

 Plaza International Ballroom G

6:00PM - 6:45PM

First Time Attendee Orientation by D.C. Chapter President Kellie Geres

 Plaza International Ballroom G

7:00PM - 10:00PM

Welcome Reception Networking Event

 The Orchid Room

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015                                                                                                                                  Jump to Schedule Description

Time

Function

Location

8:00AM - 9:00AM

Late Registration

Plaza Int. Ballroom Foyer

9:00AM - 9:45AM

Be the Ultimate Assistant: An International Perspective by Bonnie Low-Kramen

Plaza International Ballroom G

9:45AM - 10:30AM

Cyber Security and the Impact on Private Service by Kris Coleman

Plaza International Ballroom G 

10:30AM - 11:15AM

Break & Visit Exhibit Marketplace
Sponsored by Ultra Lifestyle & W.C. Huff Companies 

Plaza Int. Ballroom D,E,F

11:15AM - 12:00PM

Workshop Session 1:
*Attain the Dream Life by Jonathan Fishbeck
*Table Settings From Around the World by Charles MacPherson
*A Jet Setters Guide to International Travel and How to Navigate Around 
  by Thorsten D. Meier


Florida Ballroom A
Florida Ballroom B
Florida Ballroom C

12:00PM - 1:30PM

Lunch Break - Attendees are responsible for their own lunch choices

Hyatt or I-Drive Options

1:30PM - 2:15PM

Workshop Session 2:
*Empower Yourself with a Holistic Risk Management Plan by Joshua White
*Luxury Linens: The Secret Between the Sheets by Alan Murphy
*Leadership Through Trust by Mike Branch


Florida Ballroom A
Florida Ballroom B
Florida Ballroom C

2:30 - 3:15PM 

Workshop Session 3:
*Food safety training is part of the recipe; let’s make it safe! by Carmen Foy
*Challenges When Communicating Between Generations by Carly Jennings
*An Essential Guide to Art & Antique Restoration for the Estate Manager
  by Gordon Lewis


Florida Ballroom A
Florida Ballroom B
Florida Ballroom C

3:15PM - 4:30PM

Snack Break & Visit Exhibit Marketplace
Sponsored by Ultra Lifestyle & W.C. Companies

Plaza Int. Ballroom D,E,F

4:30PM - 5:15PM

Perception is Reality: How to Dress for Success by Susan Bigsby

Plaza International Ballroom G 
5:15PM - 6:30PM Free Time - (Freshen up for Dinner or catch up with old friends!)  
6:30PM - 7:15PM Cocktails & Networking Plaza Int. Ballroom Foyer
7:15PM - 10:00PM  Awards Dinner Gala
Sponsored by Audio One and Christofle
Plaza International Ballroom G

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015                                                                              Jump to Schedule Description

Time

Function

Location

9:00AM - 9:45AM

Relationships, Respect and Loyalty by Christopher Ramey

Plaza International Ballroom G

9:45AM - 10:15AM

Snack Break & Visit Exhibit Marketplace
Sponsored by Ultra Lifestyle & W.C. Huff Companies

Plaza Int. Ballroom D,E,F

10:15AM - 11:00AM

Workshop Session 4:
*Discover Champagnes for all Occasions with Moët Hennessy by Tara O' Leary
*How to Recognize Damage in Art: Paintings & Works on Paper by Gordon Lewis
*Managing Your Staff and Leadership by Jason King


Florida Ballroom A
Florida Ballroom B
Florida Ballroom C

11:00AM - 12:30PM

Lunch Break - Attendees are responsible for their own lunch choices

Hyatt or I-Drive Options 

12:30PM - 1:15PM

Workshop Session 5:
*Best Practices for Securing Estate Job Sites by Howard Benson
*The Nuts and Bolts of Exotic Car Management by David Bentson
*Family Office Communication with Private Service Staff by Chris Kelly


Florida Ballroom A
Florida Ballroom B
Florida Ballroom C

1:30PM - 2:15PM

Private Service Metrics by DEMA Founders Matthew Haack & Michael Wright

Plaza International Ballroom G 

2:15PM - 2:30PM

Closing Comments & 2016 Convention Announcement

Plaza International Ballroom G