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You’re invited to the ACEL’s 2018 Dynamics of Leadership Regional Conference! This conference will feature an exceptional line-up of speakers addressing a range of inspirational, contemporary topics for ACEL members and non-members. For more information about conference schedule, speakers, and workshop, please click here.

Participation includes 2-day Leadership Conference on Friday, July 13th & Saturday, July 14th, Reception. Luncheon & Dinner Gala at the Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch, Scottsdale, Arizona (Map).

Our topics include*:

· Be Your Own Advocate

· Strategic Self-Market Yourself To Any Audience

· The Perfect Elevator Pitch in 15, 30 or 60 seconds

· Four Strategies to Overcome Objections

· Transitioning into Executive Leadership – Bring out the best in People

· Social Media: How it impacts customer expectations?

· Managing and Retaining Millennials in the Workplace

· Effective Methods to Managing Change in the Workplace

· Being Your Own Boss, Are You Ready For It?

· What You Need to Know About Financing Your Business

· What is A Business Plan and How to write an effective one?

· Effective Marketing For Your Business

· Business Expansion Strategy from Me to Us

· Leading Economic Empowerment – An intimate discussion regarding the life and lessons from entrepreneurs in the community

· Lifestyle vs. Startups – A Mock Debate

· “Women Entrepreneurs: The Challenges and Rewards”

· How to pitch – Lessons learned from my appearance on Shark Tank(WORKSHOP)

· Effective Fundraising Strategies to Sustain your Non-Profit Organization

· Community & Resources: How to Effectively Evaluate and Utilize them

· How to Start a Non-Profit

· Promoting inclusivity in a naturally exclusive community.

· Voting and community engagement

· Networking/influence

· The Power of Groups: How a Community Organization Can Create Momentum

· The Economic and Social Power of AAPIs

· Having an effective board – Pushing the Agenda, providing oversight to a non-profit

*Agenda/Topics are Subject to Change


Early Bird Before 6/10/2018

General Registration After 6/10/2018

Community Reception: (Fri, 7/13, 5:30-7:30pm) | Keynote Speaker: Susan Jin Davis, Comcast)



LEADERSHIP AWARDS GALA: (Sat., 7/14, 5:30-8:30pm)



DAY PASS: Friday Conference (Fri., 7/13) | Access to 12 workshops/seminars, lunch & Reception



DAY PASS: Sat. Conference
(Sat., 7/14) | Access to 12 workshops/seminars & lunch & Awards Gala



ALL-INCLUSIVE PASS: Best Deal!** (Friday, July 13 – Saturday, July, 14) | Full Access to Reception, Conference and Gala Event



Group Discount is Available, please contact us for more information

All conference registrations must be purchased online with a credit or debit card. Once you RSVP through, an email with a PayPal link for payment will be sent to the address that you provide when you RSVP. Your registration will be confirmed by an email sent to the same address after we receive your payment. Please ensure that your email address is correct when registering.

Attire: Business professional/Semi-formal.
All tickets are non-refundable. All payments must receive by 4 p.m. on July 10, 2018 to guarantee your seat.


Attending our ‪#‎ACEL2018 Conference, but need a hotel?

We have you covered when you reserve a room with Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch.

Special pricing is available for our event, $89/night +tax for a Standard 2-bed room.

Reserve your room by June 13th 2018 to guarantee the special pricing.

We have locked in that special pricing at $89/night!! This link will be available until June 13th, 2018. Make sure to book your room today!!!

Use this direct link provided by Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch:

Room Reservations Link

Or call 1-480-596-7517 and mention ACEL special pricing.

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