2017 Leadership & Executive Communications Conference
CONFERENCE

2017 Leadership & Executive Communications Conference

Sept. 18-19, 2017: Washington, D.C.
Price: $995
Member Price: $845

Pre-conference workshops: Monday, Sept. 18 | Main agenda: Tuesday, Sept. 19

  • Run your executive communications strategy like a news desk to respond to the 24/7 nature of communications today
  • Craft speeches that convey your speaker's authentic voice and move audiences to action
  • Repurpose your executive communication content for different platforms—from a speech to a blog post, LinkedIn article, op-ed or tweet
  • Keep leadership communications relevant in a world of shrinking attention spans and information overload

Twitter hashtag: #RaganExecComms

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  • Keynotes with:
    Sarah Hurwitz Sarah Hurwitz
    Former head speechwriter for Michelle Obama
    Lessons learned from first lady Michelle Obama on how to write a powerful, memorable and authentic speech
    Cappy Surette Cappy Surette
    Senior manager, executive communication for Walt Disney World Resort
    Castles in the air: Lessons from the Disney way to present
    Breakout sessions with:
    Oscar Suris Wells Fargo
    Oscar Suris
    Head of corporate communications
    Executive communications in a time of change
    Mary Gibson Honeywell
    Mary Gibson
    Director, executive and employee communications
    Shape-shifter: Becoming the right communications partner for any executive
    Liz Coffey McDonald's Corp.
    Liz Coffey
    Manager, executive communications/global internal communications
    Building a better executive communications presence
    Lisa Gibson Microsoft Canada
    Lisa Gibson
    Executive communications lead and senior business manager
    Multiple communications platforms, one unifying purpose
    Joel Schwartzberg American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)
    Joel Schwartzberg
    Senior director of strategic and executive communications
    How to coach your speakers—and yourself—to make points clearly and convincingly through effective public speaking techniques
    Pre-conference workshops with:
    Vinca LaFleur West Wing Writers
    Vinca LaFleur
    Partner
    The secrets of speechwriting with style: Get back to basics to create your next best speech
    Vern Oakley Tribe Pictures
    Vern Oakley
    Founder & CEO
    How to use video to drive a high performance culture
    Rob Friedman Eli Lilly and Co. (formerly)
    Rob Friedman
    Senior director of executive communications (retired)
    Storytelling: How to harness the power of stories to bring out your speaker's humanity, drive your arguments home and create a lasting impression on your audience

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  • CONFERENCE
  • Sept. 19
  • 2017 Leadership & Executive Communications Conference
  • Price: $995 Member Price: $845


Materials fee

A materials fee will be added to all in-person event registration fees. The materials fee for this event is $50.

Cancellations
All cancellations are subject to a $150 service fee (per attendee). Before Aug. 18, 2017, you will receive a refund of your payment minus the service fee. After Aug. 18, 2017, your payment will be credited toward a future Ragan event, minus the service fee. Registrants who fail to attend and do not cancel prior to the event are not entitled to a credit or refund of any kind. No exceptions.