Event Garde Top


Event Garde’s clients are on the move. Meet up with Aaron and the team at one or more of these upcoming events.

MSAE Academy


Farmington Hills, MI​

Organization: Michigan Society of Association Executives


Aaron will facilitate the Professional Development class to help attendees identify effective learning techniques to increase retention and application in the workplace.

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2018 Operations Conference


Lansing, MI​

Organization: Michigan Society of Association Executives


Kate will be presenting ‘Let’s Get Together-Sponsorships to Partnerships’. Attendees will learn how to revitalize their sponsors into event and association partners by customizing offerings and crafting year-round opportunities. They can grow their sponsorship revenue by providing relevant exposure of partners for members and event attendees.

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Community of Practice


East Lansing, MI ​

As the only two Certified ToP Facilitators in Michigan, Aaron & Lindsay are launching a community of practice focused on facilitation. This is the group for you whether you’re the occasional facilitator or you find yourself facilitating one or more meetings or strategy sessions a week.

To give you an idea of what you can expect, we anticipate the following format:

  • We’ll meet once a month – alternating virtual and in person sessions.
  • You are welcome to attend one or more meetings as your schedule permits – there’s no minimum or maximum.
  • There is no charge to join this community of practice.
  • Our first meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, 8:30 – 10 a.m. ET, at the MSAE Office, which is located at 1350 Haslett Rd., East Lansing, MI 48823.

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Great Ideas Conference

03/11/2018 - 03/13/2018

Colorado Springs, CO​

Organization: American Society of Association Executives


Designed to advance new ideas by working together, the Great Ideas features a diverse range of learning content such as keynotes, Brain Dates, Great Ideas Ignite, and Executive Leadership Workshops, covering topics from all angles of association management—such as leadership, governance, technology, marketing, membership, and more.

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CalSAE Elevate Conference

03/20/2018 - 03/22/2018

Monterey, CA​

Organization: California Society of Association Executives


Elevate is the 2018 Annual Conference ​from the California Society of Association Executives.

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AAOE 2018 Annual Conference


Orlando, FL​

Organization: American Alliance of Orthopaedic Executives


The AAOE Annual Conference brings together more than 500 orthopaedic practice executives and their staff from around the country for education, networking, and professional development. The conference allows practice professionals to stay up-to-date on the latest industry trends while networking and learning alongside peers.

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2018 SAAC Convention & Expo

08/14/2018 - 08/15/2018

Long Beach, CA​

Organization: Specialty Advertising Association of California


The Specialty Advertising Association of California (SAAC) is composed largely of promotional products professionals located in the Southern California region. For over thirty years, SAAC has supported the promotional products industry through programs and services designed to enhance the professional lives of their members. Their membership includes suppliers, distributors, multi line reps, and business service companies.

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IHS 67th Annual Convention & Expo

09/13/2018 - 09/15/2018

Glendale, AZ​

Organization: International Hearing Society


The International Hearing Society (IHS) is a membership association that represents hearing healthcare professionals worldwide. IHS members are engaged in the practice of testing human hearing and selecting, fitting and dispensing hearing instruments and counseling patients.

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