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2020 Executive Leadership Conference is Going Virtual

Click HERE to go to the VSAELC website, view the schedule and register

Virtual Executive Leader Conference 2020 logo - Still stronger together Nov 1-5

Join us Nov. 1 – 5  for VisionServe’s Executive Leadership Conference held online this year. More than just another virtual conference, the VSA ELC is a social networking conference to connect attendees through our attendee profiles, matchmaking features, and the ability to view and meet with other attendees seamlessly within the conference site.

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Individual Associate Promotion: Individuals who sign up as an associate between now and November 1st will receive a free registration to the Executive Leadership Conference valued at $150 – $195!

Being an Individual Associate Member of VisionServe gives you a lot of great benefits year-round.

Individual – Retiree:  A retired leader of a VisionServe Alliance member organization. COST = $150/YR. Give the gift of community to your retiring staff members. 
Individual – Advocate: An individual leader currently advocating for or working in the blindness/low vision field. COST = $250/YR
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Stay up to date with conference news and alerts. Opt-in to conference text alerts by texting VSAELC2020 to (833) 751-0553.

We will kick things off with a Welcome Session Sunday night, November 1st, where we will preview the exciting speakers, topics, and leaders who will be joining us for presentations Monday, November 2nd through Thursday the 5th including:

  • A Guide to Making the Most of Virtual Networking – Claudia Jean Virga, author
  • Leading a Culture of Excellence – Teri Yanovitch, author, former Disney Institute trainer
  • Fundraising in the Age of Covid-19 – Dianne Chipps Bailey, Bank of America
  • Non-Profit Marketing in the New Reality – Mark Freid, Founder of Think Creative
  • The Chief Exec’s Role in Engaging with the BOD and other Governance Challenges – Bob Kodzis, national speaker

Back by popular demand, we will include several sessions in the open space technology format that was featured during our conference last year in Atlanta. These open discussions will allow attendees to converse on topics of their own choices and connect with like-minded attendees. If you’d like to propose a discussion topic, please submit to Wendy at

Be sure to pencil in our Annual Membership Meeting on Thursday, November 5th, at 2 pm ET where we will announce the winners of our Annual Awards. A reminder that the deadline to submit your award nominations is September 11th. Extended to September 18th

People talking to one anotherEach evening will include a networking opportunity for attendees to unwind and have some fun: Monday – Trivia Night, Tuesday – Virtual Dine Around, and Wednesday – Happy Hour. Easily connect with others in the virtual Networking Lounge online and in the virtual Exhibit Hall and more.

Purchase single or discounted multiple tickets starting September 15th when registration opens. We will be sending directions to those who transferred their registrations from the Spring CEO Summit how to register for free and about additional free ticket offers. 

Thank you to our Sponsors of this year’s ELC

Questions? Email Wendy Hymes, Director of Conferences & Communications  

Albuquerque CEO Summit Moves to 2021

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2000 Bellamah Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87014
(505) 843-6300

Featuring 118 guestrooms, this boutique hotel is located in the heart of historic Old Town and was recognized as a Top 10 Best New Hotels of 2017 by USA TODAY.

Tampa Executive Leadership Conference Moves to 2022:

Tampa Bay

Fall 2022

Tampa, FL

Hotel Information:

Westin Tampa Waterside Hotel
(813) 229-5000