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2023 Schedule

Prepare to immerse yourself in an educational experience designed to engage your mind and transform the way you look at your organization.

Great education is our aim at the annual conference, and we’re aiming higher than ever to get you where you need to be—now and for the future.

*Schedule Subject to Change

Wednesday, July 19, 2023
2:30 - 4:15 PM

Opening Keynote Session:
Attitude Changes Everything - Sam Glenn
4:15 - 4:30 PM Exhibitor Showcase Break
4:30 - 5:30 PM Concurrent Session 1: 
Under My Thumb: Regaining Control of Your Non-Profit’s Social Media - Dan Farkas
  Concurrent Session 2:
Financial Matters That Impacts Ohio's Nonprofits - Saling Simms Associates
  Concurrent Session 3:
Tech Talk: What's Driving Nonprofit Engagement - TCS Software
5:30 - 6:30 PM Exhibitor Showcase Break
6:30 - 7:15 PM "New-Bees" Reception:
For first-time attendees of the conference. This reception is by invitation only, please.
7:15 - 9:00 PM
OSAE Board Chair's Reception:
Open to all attendees, this event is a relaxed social and networking event. We hope you are able to join us!
Thursday, July 20, 2023
7:30 - 8:30 AM Breakfast
7:30 - 8:30 AM CAE Breakfast (invitation only)
8:30 - 9:45 AM General Session:
Improvisation to Improve Communication and Storytelling Skills - Katlin Hall
9:45 - 10:30 AM Exhibitor Showcase Break
10:30 - 11:30 AM Concurrent Session 4:
Cybersecurity for Your Organization - J. William Rivers, Adam Lawson
  Concurrent Session 5:
Fundraising 101 - Lori Brown
  Concurrent Session 6:
Employee Engagement: Keys to Beating the Great Resignation - Cathleen Snyder
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM OSAP Foundation Lunch
1:00  - 2:00 PM Concurrent Session 7:
Me, Myself and My Camera - Nicole Volk
  Concurrent Session 8:
DE&I: How Associations Can Adapt Their Outreach and Engagement - Leslie Picca
  Concurrent Session 9:
Is Your Organization Prepared for the Sudden and Unexpected Departure of Staff? – Succession Planning 101 - Terrie Huston
2:00 - 2:30 PM Exhibitor Showcase Break
2:30 - 4:00 PM General Session:
Leading Teams through the Generation Gap - Peg Buehrle & Pete McDowell 
4:00 - 5:00 PM Concurrent Session 10:
Using Member Benefits for Retention and Recruitment - Timothy McNichols
  Concurrent Session 11:
Effective Interviewing to Land Great Talent - Lorrie Diaz
  Concurrent Session 12:
The World is Changing: How Can We Best Serve One Another - OSAP Panelists
5:45 PM Depart for Evening Activities
Friday, July 21, 2023
7:30 - 8:30 AM Coffee Break
8:30 - 9:30 AM

Concurrent Session 13:
Communication Management Effective Ways to Bridge the Gap - Lauren Sweeney
  Concurrent Session 14:
The Leadership Mindset: How Leaders Prepare Themselves to Get Things Done - Tom Balzer, CAE

Concurrent Session 15:
Igniting Your Membership Goals: What’s Your Value? - Kevin Henry & Denise Ison-Miller
9:30 - 10:30 AM Exhibitor Showcase Brunch
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Closing Keynote Session:
Connected Leadership - The Foundation for a Thriving Company Culture - Lauren Sweeney


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2023 Conference LogoThank you to OSAP's 2023 Annual Conference Exhibitors and Event Sponsors. 

They are:

Platinum Sponsor: Saling Simms Associates

Gold Sponsors: Destination Toledo, Experience Columbus and Kalahari Resorts & Conventions - Sandusky.

Silver Sponsors: LIG Solutions, Ohio Shores & Islands, TCS Software and Visit Canton.

Bronze Sponsors: i3 Merchant Solutions and The Ohio Trucking Association

Benefactors: Burgie MediaFusion, Clark Schaefer Hackett, The OSAP Foundation, Picture America and Results@Hand.

Our exhibitors (sorted alphabetically):

Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau

Dayton Convention & Visitors Bureau

Destination Cleveland

Destination Toledo

Dublin Convention & Visitors Bureau

Duke Energy Convention Center

Experience Columbus

i3 Merchant Solutions

Intergenerational Communication Solutions

Kalahari Resort & Convention Center

LIG Solutions

Picture America

Remarkable Lake County


Saling Simms Associates


Shores & Islands Ohio

TCS Software

The Summit Hotel

Visit Canton

Visit Cincy