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About Event Garde

Who We Are

Event Garde is not your average consulting firm. The success of our more than 100 clients is a direct result of the diverse and reputable thought leaders we employ, our commitment to growing the knowledge and confidence of your people, and the collaborative partnership we create from problem statement through solution design, development, and implementation. Our clients manage leading trade associations, individual membership societies, non-profit organizations, and government agencies across the United States.

What We Stand For

Our cause. Event Garde helps clients address a range of unique and challenging needs through customized services and expert guidance informed by research, trend analysis, best practices, prior experiences, and intuition.

Our value proposition. Event Garde convenes a dream team of consultants and partners specific to each client – balanced in both skill and personality – to assist in the attainment of goals, objectives, and key performance indicators. 

Our promise. Event Garde is committed to delivering engaging learning experiences, intentional networking environments, and the transfer of new information through meaningful rehearsal and retrieval exercises that is then applied on the job.

Our guarantee. Event Garde strives to provide the highest-quality services at competitive rates. But we’re not happy if you’re not happy. Our flexible and adaptable team values feedback and will work with you to ensure your expectations are met.

What We Do

Event Garde is a trendsetting consulting firm that pushes the boundaries of what’s normal and expected. We not only deploy innovative strategy and operations for clients, but we dream up trailblazing topics for publications and presentations, as well as create niche resources for the benefit of our community.

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Core Values

Just as Event Garde is committed to helping our clients identify and carry out their core values, our team worked to develop consensus around shared Event Garde core values. The team participated in a facilitated discussion to help brainstorm and develop alignment on the core values we want to hold as a high-performing, virtual team. We utilize these shared values as our foundation for how we work with one another, our partners, and our clients.

          

          

New Ideas Annual Conference

09/19/21 - 09/21/21

Corpus Christi, TX

Organization: Texas Society of Association Executives

https://www.tsae.org/

As an association professional, you can’t afford to miss TSAE's signature event, the TSAE New Ideas Conference. New Ideas brings together association professionals and suppliers from all aspects of association management. This three-day conference provides numerous concurrent breakout sessions and up to three (3) keynotes on a broad range of topics covering interest areas for all types of association professionals.

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USFN Briefing: REO/Eviction

09/22/21

Online, 1 PM CT.

Organization: USFN

https://www.usfn.org/

Join USFN attorneys as they take a look at our current landscape, as well as review and discuss key federal and state legislative and case law updates related to REO/Eviction.

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JAWS Conference and Mentoring Project (CAMP)

10/15/21 - 10/17/21

Online, Register here

Organization: The Journalism & Women Symposium

https://jaws.org/

Watch sessions from award-winning journalist and philanthropist Soledad O’Brien, The 19th* founders Amanda Zamora and Errin Haines, Outlier Media Founder Sarah Alvarez, and Senior Vice President of DEI, NBCU News Group Yvette Miley. You’ll also have access to all of the conference panels, including discussions on the future of journalism, diversity, equity and inclusion and journalistic responses to the events of 2020. 

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USFN Briefing: A Business Approach to D&I in Default Servicing

10/26/21

Online, 1 PM CT. 

Organization: USFN

https://www.usfn.org/

Join USFN attorneys and servicers for this special Diversity & Inclusion Client Roundtable as we continue the conversation on topics such as:

  • How to make a game plan for your organization​
  • How to achieve meaningful engagement
  • How do you pick your focus
  • How do you measure success

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A Speaker’s Guide to Preparing Dynamite CLE Materials

11/09/21

Online, 1-145 PM CT - Register here

Organization: USFN

https://www.usfn.org/

When giving a presentation, especially one involving multiple topics and multiple speakers, one essential key to success is staying organized. An effective outline enables the speaker to succinctly and efficiently cover the desired material within the time permitted. It also enables the speaker to fine-tune the content for the event in question. Finally, a good outline is a key tool in obtaining CLE approval for USFN events, which in turn is key to driving attendance.

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Roles & Responsibilities of an Effective Panelist

01/11/22

Online, 1-145 PM CT - Register here

Organization: USFN

https://www.usfn.org/

​​If you are looking for a way to ace your next presentation, look no further. This presentation will touch on some tricks of the trade and surefire ways to ensure you will be everyone’s favorite panelist. From preparation to presentation, this session will touch on the key factors that can make or break a session.

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