Home >> Sessions >> Business Forums Business Forums Meet with other c-level executives in the IT & engineering staffing and solutions industry in a series of dynamic sessions. Take advantage of a rare opportunity to share your perspectives on common issues and the unique solutions you have developed to address them. This discussion of best practices and processes is one of the conference’s biggest draws. Growing Firm Forum Thursday, November 3, 2016 This one-day, peer-to-peer event provides tangible strategies to successfully take your company to the next level of business growth in the IT & engineering staffing and solutions industry. Open to firms with $10-$50 million in revenue, this interactive roundtable format is filled with business best practices for expanding companies from the industry's brightest and most successful current and past executives of staffing and professional services firms. This year's Growing Firm Forum will be moderated by Rick Carlson, Founder/President, Harvyst Consulting Partners Large Firm Forum Friday, November 4, 2016 The Large Firm Forum is a one-day event designed specifically for c-level executives of IT & engineering staffing and solutions firms with revenue over $50 million. An interactive roundtable format, the forum focuses on current business issues impacting large firms. It offers an opportunity to engage in informative discussions with industry peers. You will also hear from subject matter experts on topics relevant to all organizations. The valuable peer-to-peer networking is an experience not to be missed. This year's Large Firm Forum will be moderated by Tom Nunn, President, Tom Nunn Consulting, and will be co-chaired by Scott Aicher, Chief Operating Officer, RGBSI and Jay Cohen,CEO, Signature Consultants. Executive Women's Lunch Saturday, November 5, 2016 The most talked about event at every TechServe Annual Conference, the Executive Women’s Lunch offers a rare opportunity to engage in candid conversations with women currently leading our industry. This event is exclusively designed for women in IT staffing and solutions to share stories and learn from each other. Moderated by Leslie Vickrey, CEO of event sponsor ClearEdge Marketing, and the table moderated by: Threase Baker, President, ABBTECH Barb Bruno, CEO, Good as Gold Training Jamie Delsing, Managing Partner, Consultis Diane Geller,Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP Molly Jungbauer, CEO, Hollstadt & Associates Laura Kelly, CEO, Keyot Jeanette Prenger, CEO, Ecco Select Sue Thaden, President/CEO, CRi Karen Wilson, President & CEO, MAKE Corporation Very little is off limits in these lively discussions, offering “how to” lessons from the best instructors—those who have already navigated to the top of their organizations. Table discussion topics may include everything from goals and challenges typical of every career journey and managing tradeoffs and building confidence to navigating skills shortages and importance of culture and engagement. Each table will share one key takeaway with the group coming out of their discussion. The Executive Women’s Lunch is sure to be interactive with engaging dialogue. To register or for questions, email TechServe Alliance at the firstname.lastname@example.org. Hot Topic Networking Lunch Friday, November 05, 2016 Join peers with businesses of similar size for a networking lunch and discussion session. Enjoy this relaxed and friendly forum and the opportunity to explore shared talent, technology, growth and profitability challenges. Learn what works for others, share what’s working for you and make the most of the dynamic TechServe Alliance network of businesses similar in size to you. Sponsors Conference Media To find media from Conference 2016, please visit the TechServe Alliance Facebook or search the hashtag #TSAConf16 on Twitter.