Members and vendors connect at the Club Business Expo on Sunday. Today is your last chance to visit the Expo from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the New Orleans Morial Convention Center - Hall D.
Welcome to the Conference Daily
Monday, February 27, 2012
Spotlight: General Education Session with Joseph Michelli, Ph.D.
In partnership with Jonas, a CMAA Gold Advantage Partner, CMAA is proud to present Joseph Michelli, Ph.D., an internationally sought-after speaker, author and organizational consultant who transfers his knowledge of exceptional business practices in ways that develop joyful and productive workplaces with a focus on the total customer experience. Scheduled today, February 27, 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Convention Center, La Nouvelle Ballroom, this is one session you won't want to miss. Shuttle bus service will be provided between the New Orleans Marriott and the New Orleans Morial Convention Center beginning at 7 a.m. from the main entrance of the Marriott on Canal Street. Immediately following the session, Dr. Michelli will conduct a signing of his latest book, The Zappos Experience, in Jonas Software's booth (#435) in the Club Business Expo.
CMAA Central at the Club Business Expo
CMAA Central is your information destination on the Club Business Expo show floor in the New Orleans Convention Center showcasing the resources and services available through your CMAA membership including Risk Management, Bookmart and Premier Club Services®. Stop by to learn more about your resources available through CMAA.
Corporate Advantage Partners at Conference
Be sure to visit CMAA's trusted partners present at CMAA's Club Business Expo and learn about the smart solutions they offer. For more information and booth numbers, please refer to your on-site directory.
Say Cheese! Get Your Member Photograph Taken at Conference
Don't forget to get your member photo taken at Conference! Used in its online directory and on your national membership ID card, these photos are important. This year, CMAA has teamed up with EA Photography to take the pictures, so please stop by Booth #410 at the Club Business Expo and say cheese!
Networking Event — The Club Tour: Celebrate the Hospitality of Louisiana
Join us for the return of a CMAA favorite, the Conference Club Tour. The Pelican Chapter has rolled out the red carpet to share three exceptional clubs, which with 340 combined years of service to their memberships, stand as a hallmark of the hospitality for which our industry is known. Tickets must be purchased by 12 noon today and buses will board at 7 p.m. from the Main Lobby at the Canal Street Entrance of the New Orleans Marriott. Please note: The Club Tour is an adult program and will not be of interest to young children. Strollers will not be permitted on the buses. Presented in partnership with Club Car, a CMAA Gold Advantage Partner.
Career Services Center and Coaching Opportunities
The CMAA Career Services Center, located in the Member Services Pavilion, offers complimentary coaching sessions and job posting boards where managers, search committees/firms and club board members post vacant club positions. Coaches Kevin MacDonald and Shelley MacDougall of Clarity Success Coaching will offer coaching sessions on a first come, first served basis. CMAA national staff and the coaches want to help you excel; stop by with career-related questions. For the coaching sessions' schedule, please refer to your on-site directory.
Since 2007, these companies have pledged more than $8 million to CMAA and The Club Foundation initiatives. Their funding enhances the programming, services and support available to members, which contributes to the vitality of the club industry and ensures a viable and health industry for all.
Become familiar with each of our trusted partners and the smart solutions they provide. We are confident that you will find value in their professional expertise and practical answers that are relevant to your club's operations.