IRSA Annual Meeting

3 days / 10 sessions
The Retained Search Think Tank

May 16-19, 2019
The Ballantyne Hotel
Charlotte, NC
Conference

Schedule

Agenda for IRSA Meeting 2019


Day 1

May 17, 2019


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Welcome

– Introductions
– Past 12 & Next 12
– Specialty
– Updates

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Legislative Update

– EU-GDPR and its ramifications for firms

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When Business Starts to Slow Down, What Do You Do to Stimulate New Business? (Roundtable)


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Sourcing Beyond LinkedIn. It’s Too Easy to Not Use It, But Has It Made Us Lazy and Unwilling to do the Hard Stuff?

– LinkedIn: which plan do you have and what do you spend? (Roundtable)
– Some of the best talent isn’t on LinkedIn. Where do you go to find them?
— Trade shows, networking groups, newsletters

Day 2

May 18, 2019


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Are You Building a Business or Building a Desk?

– What’s your difference?
– How do you scale?
– Q&A

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How is Technology Disrupting the Workplace & Workflow?


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Marketing in 2019 – What Has a Strong ROI?

– Tried & true as well as innovative techniques (roundtable)
– Company websites, web ads, LinkedIn ads, Google Ad Words…

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Search is as Much Art as Science. How Do You Woo Someone Who is Not Interested In Your Search? (Roundtable)


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Best Practice Exchange – Share A Tip or Two With Your Colleagues About Your Business (Roundtable)


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The Future of Retained Search

– We’ve heard many times that a new technology will render us useless and put us all out of business. These threats are largely overstated.

Day 3

May 19, 2019


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Other Than Search, What Are Some New Revenue Streams You Have Found? Businesses Within A Business or External?


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The Biggest Challenge in Search is the lack of Recurring Revenue. What are some ways of creating monthly recurring cash-flow?


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Hiring Source Partners externally or Internally. Which is right for you?


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Member Only Meeting


Conference

Schedule

Agenda for IRSA Meeting 2017


Day 1

Oct 7, 2017


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Arrival and Check-In

3:00p | Main hall

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General Meeting Start

4:00p | Main hall

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Welcome Dinner

7:00p | Main hall

Day 2

Oct 8, 2017


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Tim Spidel

Warmup Roundtable – What have you tried in the last 6 months that you thought made a difference in your business?

8:00a | Main hall

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Drue De Angelis / Cliff Miras

Session 1 – What Kind of Business Do You Want to Run? How Do You Exit?

9:30a | Main hall

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Jaap Hoekstra

Session 2 – Growing Your Business

11:00a | Main hall

Day 3

Oct 9, 2017


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Ted Konnerth / David Youngerman

Roundtable Discussions – Revenue Streams While You Sleep; Hanging On

8:00a | Main hall

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Tim Spidel

Roundtable Discussions: Various Topics

10:00a | Main hall

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Drue De Angelis

Business Meeting (members only)

11:00a | Main hall