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About Event Garde—Your professional development consultant

Dedicated to lifelong learning

Event Garde is a professional development consulting firm committed to lifelong learning—for ourselves, our community and those who attend the meetings we facilitate—believing in its ability to create well-connected leaders and to foster performance improvement.

2018 ToP Network Annual Gathering

01/05/2018 - 01/08/2018

Omaha, NE​

Aaron and Lindsay will be presenting “Methods for Millennials: Creating Connection in an Era of Disconnect on January 6th & Aaron will be presenting “Social Media 101 for Trainers” on January 7th.​

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MSAE Academy

01/16/2018

East Lansing, MI​

Organization: Michigan Society of Association Executives

www.msae.org

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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MSAE Academy

01/22/2018

Farmington Hills, MI​

Organization: Michigan Society of Association Executives

www.msae.org

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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Community of Practice

01/24/2018

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

www.asaecenter.org

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

www.calsae.org

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

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AAOE 2018 Annual Conference

04/17/2018

Orlando, FL​

Organization: American Alliance of Orthopaedic Executives

www.aaoe.net

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

www.saac.net

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

www.ihsinfo.org

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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