Saturday, July 23, 2016        

Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, Naples & Castillo Fort Rooms
CPE Hours: 1.5
Complimentary for Chapter Presidents

Chapter presidents, enter your promotion code on first page of registration portal. E-mail to have your code reissued.

This year's Summer Chapter Leader Summit kicks off with a pre-event gathering for chapter presidents. This complimentary event will unite current and newly elected chapter presidents and NCMA board members through a dynamic leadership exchange. Terry Raney, NCMA’s new president, will illustrate a national–chapter synergy that aligns NCMA strategic intentions with chapter ambitions. The conversation can continue as attendees enjoy hors d’oeuvres and refreshments at a networking reception to follow. Registration required.



Sunday, July 24, 2016        

Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, Naples Room
CPE Hours: 7

Event Rates 

Chapter Presidents: $25
Chapter Officers: $75
Students: $25

Chapter presidents, enter your promotion code on first page of registration portal to receive a discount. E-mail to have your code reissued.

Chapter leaders and NCMA board members will team up to discuss each other’s goals and challenges, learn and share solutions, and launch ideas together. Successful chapters of all sizes will share stories involving leadership, chapter operations, member involvement, and member services. Registration required.

Summit Chair     

Michael Shingledecker
NCMA Dulles Corridor Chapter

Michael joined NCMA in 2006 and began volunteering with the Battlefield-Dulles (now Dulles Corridor) Chapter in 2012. He is currently the Dulles Corridor chapter president and has served in the past as treasurer, vice president of programs and operations, and communications chair. In addition, Michael has participated at the national level by presenting on social media and website topics at previous Chapter Leader Summit breakout sessions and volunteering at World Congress.




Sunday, July 24




Networking Breakfast

Join the NCMA Board of Directors (BOD) and Contract Management Leadership Development Program (CMLDP) 2016–2017 students and participate in BOD Bingo.

Welcome Remarks & Introductions

Michael Shingledecker, Summit Chair
Michael Fischetti, JD, CPCM, Fellow, CAE,
NCMA Executive Director


Kickoff Activity

"Wake Up, Orlando! with NCMA" morning talk show


Leadership Speaker

Magnetic Meetings: Get Your Members to Meetings and Keep Them Coming Back

Cynthia D'Amour
Cynthia D'Amour, Leadership Strategist, People Power Unlimited

Cynthia has served more than 67 total years on boards and recruited 250+ members. Cynthia specializes in working with associations that want more volunteers involved and leaders who want to boost their success with ease. 

In this session, you'll learn how to use the key elements today’s members are looking for in meetings, promote your programs so members actually show up, and create dynamic experiences that make members want to come back.




Breakout Sessions

Network and swap ideas around the business elements of your chapter during roundtable discussions with chapter leaders and NCMA staff. 


Govern the Ship! Leadership Lessons to Anchor Your Chapter and Yourself

Discover your personal leadership brand and use it to define, differentiate, and distinguish your chapter and yourself through unique perspectives from two members of the NCMA Board of Directors. Download Presentation

Speakers: Allie Stanzione, CFCM, CPCM, Fellow
, Boston Chapter
Stephen Yuter, CFCM, CPCM, Fellow, Potomac Chapter 

Successful Components to Building Your Membership Model

Learn how the NCMA Atlanta Chapter is growing its membership, volunteer base, and bank account to ground-breaking levels—without a big budget or sophisticated technology. Download Presentation

Speakers: Christina Edwards, CPCM
, Atlanta Chapter

Carlos Smiley, Atlanta Chapter


Getting Down to Business: How Operational Effectiveness Translates into Chapter Success

Using best practices, lessons learned from chapters of all sizes, and all of the NCMA resources and staff available to help you, you can increase your chapter’s operational effectiveness so the business of the chapter runs smoothly. Download Presentation

Speaker: Heather Dallara, CFCM, Fellow
, Dulles Corridor Chapter

Rock the Boat—and Member Services, Too!

Meeting your chapter members’ expectations for programming that provides the professional development, networking, and leadership opportunities they value is a challenging task! Learn the NCMA Boston Chapter’s tiered approach to identifying, evaluating, and selecting a compelling mix of program offerings for your members. Download Presentation

Speaker: Chris Mikaelian, Boston Chapter

Closing Remarks

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