2024 CSRA I NRA Summer Membership, Marketing & Foundation Conference

Tuesday, July 9, 2024
9:00 AM (EDT)
to Thursday, July 11, 2024 at 9:00 PM (EDT)

Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Tower

1360 West Mall Drive Cleveland, OH 44114-1300 United States
Category: Summer and Fall Conferences

Schedule as of May 13, 2024

Tuesday, July 9
10 a.m. - noon CSRA Board Meeting
noon - 2 p.m. CSRA Board and National Restaurant Association Senior Staff Meeting
2:30-2:45 p.m. Conference Welcome
2:45-4 p.m. Keynote Speaker
4-4:15 p.m. Break
4:15-5:15 p.m. Membership Prospecting: the Tale of Three Approaches
5:30-6:30 p.m. Reception, Marriott, East Foyer 
Wednesday, July 10
8–9 a.m. Breakfast
9–10 a.m. Artificial Intelligence for Associations: What using AI means for your state, including ethics and pitfalls, and how it enhances member engagement and streamlines member support.
10–10:15 a.m. Break
10:15-11 a.m. Path and Supporting the Membership and Donor Journey via Data
11 a.m.–noon Lightning Talks: Insightful lesson from your SRA peers: from marketing strategies, to event concepts, to leadership development and more. Submissions welcome! Apply here. 
Noon–1 p.m. Lunch 
1-2 p.m. Foundation Breakout
1-3 p.m.  CEO Session with National Restaurant Association
1-3 p.m.  AI Marketing Workshop: Steering Towards Tomorrow's Tech Triumphs--an immersion with a special focus on Generative AI.
Open Evening
Thursday, July 11
8–9 a.m. Breakfast 
9–10 a.m. Shape Your 2025 Events Strategy with this moderated panel discussing momentum building, event approaches, building in your assets, and creative partnership packaging.
9–10 a.m. AI for Operators
10–10:15 a.m. Break
10:15-11:45 a.m. Breakout: Prepare and Empower: Unlocking Fundraising Success. Part 4 of this series will focus best practices for planning and preparing successful fundraising strategies and developing winning grant proposals.
10:15-11:45 a.m. Breakouts: CEO, Communications and Marketing, Membership
Noon–1 p.m. Lunch 
1-2 p.m. Navigating Online Education, Training, and LMS
2-2:15 p.m.  Break
2:15-3 p.m.  Breakout: Women in Hospitality Events 
2:15-3 p.m.  Breakout: CEO
2:15-3 p.m.  Breakout: Partnerships vs Sponsorships: What does a successful partnership entail? An SRA and their partner review their annual planning, goal development, successful on-boarding for success and the regular maintenance in their successful partnership. 
5:30-9 p.m. Reception and Dinner, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Shuttles depart from lobby beginning at 5:15 p.m.

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