ABR2024 Schedule at a Glance
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LevelUP: an ISA member panel discussion on strategies our member firms are taking NOW to create the growth, resilience, and ideal business environment. The ABR Committee is looking for more member firms, of all sizes, to contribute to this live panel discussion: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2024ABRLevelingUp
School of Hard Knocks: member peer group breakouts of ISA members with similar job descriptions discussing the stresses and successes of today’s changing roles. Create a member-driven RAFT peer group of similar positioned ISA members. What is a RAFT group? Find out more on the ISA website: https://isaconnection.org/diy-raft-group
Fishbowl Sessions: back by popular demand, there are now TWO opportunities to accelerate your business success by contributing to member discussions on Business, Operations or Technology
First Time ABR Participants & ISA Buddy Members Welcome Program: If this is your first-time attending ISA’s Annual Business Retreat, we want to welcome you, and in person. You’ll meet some long-time members who will help you discover the full value of ISA. Creat connections with an ISA Buddy, who you can connect with while navigating ABR onsite, as well as after the retreat.
ALSO—INVITATION ONLY Programming
CEOs/Presidents/Owners Meeting and Lunch: back by popular demand, “ISA designate” top executives come together to discuss the key issues within our ISA community in this invitation only ABR-adjacent session and lunch. More information to follow.
ISA’s Financial Benchmarking Session: back by popular demand for top leaders and their strategic financial team members, if your firm submitted its Year-End 2023 Financial Benchmarking Survey, a Top Rated Member Benefit, by February 8, then you will receive an invitation to this data review. This ABR-adjacent session, facilitated by trusted ISA members, Kevin Cope and Howard Farfel, will help you make meaning of the data in the context of your business strategies. This is your chance to dig in and identify the steps that will result in significant business improvement. You’ll discover how small percentage points outside the norms could be the difference between good and great profitability. *Bring your downloaded confidential Year-End 2023 Company Performance Report (CPR), Financial Benchmarking Study, and worksheets to the program.
CELEBRATIONS, AND RECOGNITIONS:
Contact ISA about ISA Gala and The Great Graze ticket purchases for spouses and significant others
ISA’s 2024 Gala: Celebratory Awards, Dinner and Party: Cap off our power-packed days with our Gala Awards celebratory dinner. This is an opportunity to dress up, celebrate, share a meal, while toasting the accomplishments and contributions of ISA’s recognized 2024 members and industry thought leaders.
The Great Graze: The best conversations are the informal ones. Your ABR experience wouldn’t be complete without our traditional Sunday event Great Graze. Network, savor and enjoy the energy and inspiration of ISA under the desert sky, surrounded by good food and great company. (Mark, drop in a line about rocking and connect the survey monkey link here)
Member Hangouts: Back by popular demand, interact with your fellow ISAers outside of the scheduled sessions. Sign up on the ABR APP for a resort activity of your choice: biking, hiking, pickleball, whiskey tasting, or start a RAFT on any topic that you and your fellow members wish to dig in deeper. Karin Hurt, Kevin Jones and your ABR Committee have created this member requested shared time.