The following is a brief overview of the WSC® Alberta Forum. Please note that it is subject to change. We are finalizing our line-up of great speakers and will post a detailed schedule soon.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3
8.30 am - 11.30 am Sponsorship 101 Bootcamp
Please note that the bootcamp is not included in the Congress registration and must be added separately. Register early as the bootcamp sold out in 2017 & 2018.
12.45 pm - 1.15 pm Registration
1.15 pm - 1.30 pm Opening Remarks: Arlene Schilke, Timewise Event Management Inc.
1.30 pm - 2.30 pm Opening Keynote: Level Up
2.30 pm - 3.00 pm Networking Break
3.00 pm - 4.00 pm Concurrent Sessions (choose 1 of 3)
Technology and Marketing to Millennials
4.00 pm - 5.00 pm Keynote
5.00 pm - 6.30 pm Networking Reception
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4
8.00 am - 8.45 am Panel Discussion
8.50 am - 9.40 am Concurrent Sessions (choose 1 of 3)
9.45 am - 10.30 am Concurrent Sessions (choose 1 of 3)
Types of Market Research and How to Use it
Sponsorship Trends Using Data and Information Technologies
Building a Sponsorship Program that Wins
10.30 am - 11.00 am Networking Break
11.00 am - 11.30 am Leveling Up (TED-Style Talks)
Listen to our 3 speakers as they share with you their story in a TED-Style Talk.
One of their stories really caught your interest and attention? Following their TED-Style Talk, each of them will provide a workshop session where they will delve deeper into their story, sharing working progress, knowledge and other resources with you!
11.30 am - 12.30 pm TED-Style Talks - continues in breakouts (choose 1 of 3)
12.30 pm - 1.30 pm Networking Lunch
1.30 pm - 3.00 pm Knowledge Cafe
During this session, you will be able to engage in table group discussions. These intimate tete-a-tetes will be in small groups to allow you valuable face time with our sponsorship experts.
3.00 - 4:30 pm 5 Minute Pitch
Since its inception, this Congress favourite has helped delegates understand the sponsorship process from both a property and sponsor perspective. It’s an intense hour and a half of sellers pitching and sponsors spending a mock $100,000 budget, followed by delegates asking all of their questions.
4.30 pm Closing Remarks