Pre-Convention: Marketing Symposium 

Looking for fresh ideas on how to market your center or engage your community year-round? Join us for a pre-convention Marketing Symposium for a day full of best practices & idea sharing from experts and centers of various sizes who have had success stories in their communities!

Cost: $85/person (Includes Boxed Lunch)

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9:00am - 9:15am      Welcome & Introduction of the Marketing Symposium 

9:15am - 10:00am    Session I: Online Resources & Marketing For Your Center

Speaker: Brandon Erhart 

10:00am - 10:15am  BREAK

10:15am - 12:00pm  Session II: 7-Step Social Media Strategy with Sherry Hayes-Peirce

Sherry Hayes-Peirce is an internationally known social media strategist who has developed a 7-Step Strategy to help you draw more people to centers, share spiritual messages and spark fund raising. She has facilitated thousands of workshops in the U.S. and Australia for business owners, universities and churches. Because attendees consistently endorse her ability to engage audiences with realistic examples coupled with experiential activities to ensure they leave with a personal action plan she was designated as the best social media speaker as a contract speaker with SkillPath Seminars in 2014 and 2015. She is also a contributor for a number of publications.

12:00pm - 1:00pm    Lunch Break (Included with Registration)

1:00pm - 2:30pm      Session III: Out of the Box Marketing - Unique Ways for Recruitment  

Speaker: Rev. Norm Bouchard

2:30pm - 2:45pm      BREAK

2:45pm - 4:00pm      Session IV: Local Community Marketing  

Panel Session: Neil Pinkman (Center for Spiritual Living North Jersey), Rev. Dr. Judy Morley (Foothills Center for Spiritual Living), and Rev. Stephen Rambo (Center for Spiritual Living Simi Valley)