IAFNAC Conference 2017: West Palm Beach Florida

Monday, 8 May 2017 - 12:00am to Thursday, 11 May 2017 - 11:45pm (America/New York)
2017-05-08 00:00:00 2017-05-11 23:45:59 America/New_York IAFNAC Conference 2017: West Palm Beach Florida https://www.iaf-world.org/site/events/iafnac-conference-2017-west-palm-beach-florida

Join us May 8-11 at the Hilton West Palm Beach for the 2017 International Association of Facilitators North America & Caribbean (IAFNAC) Conference.

Join us May 8-11 at the Hilton West Palm Beach for the 2017 International Association of Facilitators North America & Caribbean (IAFNAC) Conference. This year’s Conference aims to increase our personal and professional understanding of “The Relevance of Facilitation” in our daily practice as facilitators. What works?  What doesn’t?  What are the challenges? What are the opportunities? Register now and plan to be among 250 peers from around the world for four days of networking and learning.

Registration rates are rolled back to the Early Bird rates!!

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Rethink, Reshape, Renew: The Relevance of Facilitation

The 2017 IAFNAC Conference program comprises two keynote addresses, 12 pre-conference training workshops and 25 breakout sessions focusing on the relevance of facilitation, and speaking to the day-to-day experiences of facilitators. Along with many well-known presenters from the field of facilitation, attendees can expect high-quality content, interactive learning experiences and actionable takeaways.

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Keynote Speakers
We are excited to present two amazing keynote speakers!

  • On 10 May, Ms. Julie Lenzer, Associate VP of Economic Development for the University of Maryland, having just left the post of Director, Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, at the US Department of Commerce, will present Facilitator, Propel Thyself! to get attendees motivated to learn and absorb throughout the conference.
  • On 11 May, we will start the day on a more local note, hearing The Everglades: A Story of Collaboration from Eric Eikenberg, Chief Executive Officer of The Everglades Foundation.

Pre-Conference Training Workshops
Make the most of your experience at the 2017 IAFNAC Conference and attend one of our pre-conference training workshops. Choose from one two-day, and 11 one-day workshops for a deeper, more experiential focus on a topic.

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Venue & Location
Located in the epicenter of the city, the Hilton West Palm Beach is walking distance to several shopping, dining and entertainment destinations, and a 5-minute shuttle ride (provided free by the hotel) from the Palm Beach International airport.

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Effective immediately, registration rates for the conference are rolled back to the Early Bird rates for both pre-conference training and conference short workshops!  AND, if you have friends or colleagues who are not members of IAF, get a promo code (see below) to get them another $50 off their registration fee.



Receive a promotional code specific to your organization by contacting Katherine Hughes at Khughes@cmc-associates.com. Once you have received your unique promotional code, share that code with your client and/or associates and they will receive a $50 discount on their registration fee.* If your organization brings 5 or more
clients you will be formally recognized at the conference, 10 or more and your organization will receive two (2) complimentary member conference registrations.

*Discount ONLY applies to conference short workshops, May 10th & 11th and non-members of IAF.


Bring 3 or more people from the same organization, and receive 10% off the early bird rate!*
* You must register as a group to receive the discount, and applies only to short workshops on May 10 & 11.