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Name: BingBizCon
Date: June 19, 2019
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
Registration: Online registration is closed, please call (607) 772-8860 for tickets.
Event Description:
2019 will mark the inaugural year for BingBizCon, an exciting new event providing leadership and professional development for management and employees at all levels including breakout sessions and networking opportunities. A showcase of local and regional businesses and organizations will complete the day.

HR Track
9:45 - 10:45 AM Attracting and Retaining Quality Employees Through Employee Engagement
Presented by Diana B. Wolgemuth, Dale Carnegie of CNY
Studies show that organizations with engaged employees are 202% more productive that organizations with disengaged employees.  When employees are engaged and feel valued, this creates talent retention and gets employees talking positively about their work experience with others.  In this program we will understand what engagement is and how you can begin to create higher levels of employee loyalty, productivity and long term success for your organization. What we will cover:
Definition and Importance of Employee Engagement
Key Drivers of Employee Engagement
Qualities of an Engaged and Loyal Employee
How Leaders Can Create Engagement
Benefits of Employee Engagement to an Organization

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Workplace Law 101 for Managers and Supervisors
Presented by Theresa M. Levine, Associate, Coughlin & Gerhart, LLP
A survey of commonly encountered workplace laws (e.g. NY Paid Family Leave, Americans With Disabilities Act, Sexual Harassment Avoidance, etc.) and legal updates for managers and supervisors to lawfully operate a New York workplace – squeezed into one hour and handouts.
2:00 - 3:00 PM Advanced Topics for Managers and Supervisors: Performance Management and Termination
Presented by Theresa M. Levine, Associate, Coughlin & Gerhart, LLP
Discussion on performance management and high-risk termination strategies followed by a workshop to analyze fact patterns of challenging hypothetical performance and termination scenarios. 
Leadership Track
9:45 - 10:45 AM Leadership Challenge
Presented by Jesan Sorrells, CEO and Founder of Human Services Consulting and Training (HSCT)
For leaders, an understanding of the differences between what we say we want in leadership and what we materially reward is important for leadership success. For many leaders, the challenge of leadership is understanding the nature of the Five Exemplary Practices of Leadership, explained through the book, The Leadership Challenge.  This session will focus on understanding the Five Exemplary Practices and how they intersect with the material facts of leadership in our organizations, our cultures, and our teams.

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Empowering Your Team Through Effective Delegation
Presented by Diana B. Wolgemuth, Dale Carnegie of CNY
Delegation is the process of sharing responsibility for results. Leaders determine the ultimate objectives to be met and the resources available, yet share and collaborate on the plan of action.  Leaders can demonstrate the steps of the Delegation Process to train and develop valuable team members while maintaining accountability and control. What we will consider:
Steps of the Delegation Process
How to plan and prepare for a delegation meeting
Communicate clear performance standards for follow-up and accountability
Describe the empowerment cycle
2:00 - 3:00 PM Conflict Management
Presented by Jesan Sorrells, CEO and Founder of Human Services Consulting and Training (HSCT)
For many leaders, conflict is something to be managed, resolved, or avoided. For leaders, learning their own conflict management style is integral to understanding and having empathy for others conflict management style and leading them based on that. This session will focus on understanding the five dominant baseline conflict management styles and will offer attendees the opportunity to consider how to manage other styles and the impact of conflict management jiu-jitsu.
Sales Track
9:45 - 10:45 AM A Memorable 4 Step Sales Process (For people who hate to sell)
Presented by Russ The BIG Guy Consulting, Keynote Speaker, Trainer, Workshop Leader, Creativity Practitioner, Lifelong Entrepreneur
This four-step process simplifies the selling process. Perfect for anyone who needs an easy way to share their passions or sell their products and services. If you, like many other people are overwhelmed by complicated sales systems, struggle to memorize answers to multiple objections, find selling to be manipulative or disingenuous, or maybe just hate selling, this simple process is for you. You will learn how to share in an authentic and heartfelt way.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Breaking the Salesperson Stereotype
Presented by Mandy Webb, Co-owner, KW Fitness Personal Training
Based on her experience in sales and training others, Mandy has started working on an EBook to help those who believe they have to be a certain type of person in order to succeed in sales. Mandy has taught people of all different personalities and backgrounds to be successful at selling products. There’s a misconception that you have to be pushy and aggressive in order to be a great “sales person”, so she likes helping people to realize that’s not true. Her EBook will go over different tips and strategies for being a successful sales person, no matter the industry or personality.
2:00 - 3:00 PM  Improv SKILLS-Shop
Presented by Russ The BIG Guy Consulting, Keynote Speaker, Trainer, Workshop Leader, Creativity Practitioner, Lifelong Entrepreneur
Many interpersonal skills necessary for Improv Acting, can be maximized for business and personal success. Perfect for anyone wanting to become better at communication, empathy, trust, innovation and creativity, working as a supportive team member, and more. Learn to fail in a supportive environment and how mistakes can be "Happy Accidents." Attendees get to participate and observe in a live, dynamic, interactive workshop.
Marketing Track
9:45 - 10:45 AM Slow Your Scroll: How to Find & Attract Your Dream Instagram Audience
Presented by Leslie Haas, Founder & Principal, Haas Strategies
Instagram is confusing, it’s overwhelming, you know it’s a marketing must, but you have no idea if you’re doing the right thing or maybe where to start. And what on earth is this algorithm? This session will provide a practical “how-to” guide with step-by-step instructions on how to master the Instagram and social media game.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Branding Blunders & Busters
Presented by Rachel Jenks, Rtistry By Design
Does your branding make you money? Or lose it? Join Rachel Jenks from Rtistry By Design brand strategy studio for an interactive workshop where we'll explore five of the most common and costly branding blunders made by companies of all sizes - most of whom don't even realize it. Then we'll discuss practical action steps you can take right now to bust through these blunders and strengthen the impact of your brand. There will be plenty of time for Q&A at the end, so come with your questions!
2:00 - 3:00 PM Double Down: A How-To Guide for Facebook Ads
Presented by Leslie Haas, Founder & Principal, Haas Strategies
With one out of every 5 minutes online anywhere on Earth spent on Facebook, the world’s largest social media platform has exactly the audience you’re trying to reach – as long as you know how to work the system. Join this session to learn how to craft the best ads for Facebook marketing, how to quickly dump the ads that aren’t making you money, and double-down on producing revenue.
Event Sponsors:
DoubleTree by Hilton
225 Water Street
Binghamton, NY
Date/Time Information:
June 19, 2019
8 AM - 3 PM: Speed Networking, Learning Sessions, Lunch & Keynote
3 PM - 5 PM: Business Showcase
Contact Information:
Chamber Member Attendee: $75
Non-member Attendee: $150

Premier Booth (10 available - Chamber members only): $375
Chamber Member Booths (30 available): $175
Chamber Member Non-Profits (15 available): $100
Non-Member Booths (5 available): $350

Exhibitors' admission to BingBizCon: $50

Business Showcase/BingBash Admission ONLY (3pm - 5pm)
Chamber Member: $20
Non-member: $40
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