Home >> Content Tracks >> Agenda 2019 TechServe Alliance Conference & Tradeshow Agenda Monday, November 4, 2019 6:30 pm TechServe Alliance Board of Directors Dinner (invitation only) Tuesday, November 5, 2019 8:00 am - 9:00 am TechServe Alliance Growing Firm Forum Registration & Breakfast (advanced registration required) 8:00 am - 3:00 pm TechServe Alliance Board of Directors Meeting 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Growing Firm Forum (advanced registration required) 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm TechServe Alliance Conference & Tradeshow Registration Open 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Workshop: Take Your Sourcing to the Next Level A sourcing IT Talent Workshop & Sourcing Challenge (Advanced registration required) 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Welcome to THE EVENT - A California Wine Tasting and Tradeshow Experience Featuring Wines from Santa Barbara, Central Coast, Sonoma Valley and Napa Valley Enjoy tastings from four of California’s top wine regions as you explore the 2019 TechServe Conference Tradeshow located in the Grand Hall. Record your favorite wines and exhibitor products and services in your “TechServe Wine Journal”. Remember to visit each exhibitor for your chance to win a wine enthusiast gift and conference registration to the 2020 TechServe Alliance & Tradeshow at the Ritz Carlton in Amelia Island, FL. Appetizers and cocktails will also be available. Sponsored by: Resource De Bellas & Co., LLC CareerBuilder 7:00 pm Enjoy Surf City Nights - Huntington Beach Take a short walk to downtown SurfCity – enjoy the famous Huntington beach, restaurants, and live like a local and hit Surf City Nights street fair! You will find Live bands, artist, and the fun sights and sounds of Southern California. Wednesday, November 6, 2019 7:30 am - 3:15 pm Conference Registration Open 7:30 am - 4:15 pm Tradeshow Open 7:30 am - 8:30 am Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors Sponsored by: Hammond Law Group 8:30 am - 10:15 am CEO Welcome & Opening Remarks Keynote: The Code for the Next Wave Shaun Tomson - World Champion Surfer & Leadership Expert Sponsored by: Gustav Excellence Awards Recognition - Large Enterprise Firms "The Code: The Power of I Will" book signing with Shaun Tomson 10:15 am - 10:45 am Networking with Exhibitors Sponsored by: Avionte Staffing and Recruiting Software 10:45 am - 1:15 pm Workshop: The Importance of Developing Successful Sales Organizations & Its Impact on Your Business (Advanced registration required) 10:45 am - 4:00 pm Large Firm Forum (Advanced registration required) 10:45 am - 11:45 am Breakout Sessions Finding IT & Engineering Talent Titans of Recruiting Building & Retaining a Strong Team Driving Performance and Revenue through Pre-Hire Assessments Sales, Business & Marketplace Differentiation What Does Your Brand Say About You? How Staffing Companies are Differentiating Themselves in a Sea of Sameness Executive Leadership & Management The Code Method 11:45 am - 12:45 pm Networking Lunch Join your peers for networking, discussion and lunch in a relaxed and friendly forum that will provide you with the opportunity to explore shared talent, technology, and growth and profitability challenges. Learn what works for others and share what's working for you. 11:45 am - 1:15 pm Executive Women's Lunch Get ready to be inspired during the Annual Women’s Luncheon where you’ll hear personal stories of triumph from industry leaders and participate in roundtable discussions with your peers. From breaking through barriers to building your personal brand and rising-up the next generation of staffing leaders, this is the most talked-about event at conference. Don’t miss out on an opportunity to learn, share and grow. Sponsored by: ClearEdge Marketing (advanced registration required) 12:45 pm - 1:15 pm Networking & Dessert with Exhibitors Sponsored by: TrackerRMS 1:15 pm - 3:45 pm Workshop: The Tech Toolkit Workshop for all who want to understand the latest technology terms, hot skillsets and how to communicate with your IT consultants. (Advanced registration required; limited seating) 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Breakout Sessions Finding IT & Engineering Talent What Works: Technology for Staffing Firms That Drives Productivity & Profitability Building & Retaining a Strong Team How to Attract and Recruit High Performing Internal Talent Sales, Business & Marketplace Differentiation The Gross Margin Method: How to Avoid Pricing Traps and Improve Your Bottom Line 2:30 pm -2:45 pm Transition Break 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm Breakout Sessions Building & Retaining a Strong Team Incentivizing the Team: Compensation Plans for Sales & Recruiters That Drive Performance Executive Leadership & Management Navigating Staffing Legal Risk and the New Immigration Landscape: Real Life Stories 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm Conversations That Matter Roundtables Using Gamification to Supercharge Recruiting Operations Conversations That Matter Roundtables Challenges and Celebrations of Running a Lifestyle IT Staffing Firm 3:45 pm - 4:15 pm Networking with Exhibitors Sponsored by: Advance Partners 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm IMPACT! Talks Sponsored by: CareerBuilder Excellence Awards - Small Enterprise Firms 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm Dia de los Muertos - A Celebration for All CareerBuilder and TechServe Alliance invite you to a whimsical celebration honoring all - Dia de los Muertos. The California courtyard overlooking the Pacific Ocean will be transformed into a vibrant gorgeous Mexican festival. This is a time to relax and enjoy the ocean breeze! Network with your TechServe friends and enjoy live music, cocktails and appetizers in a gorgeous setting. Sponsored by: CareerBuilder Thursday, November 7, 2019 7:30 am - 1:30 pm Conference Registration Open 7:30 am - 3:15 pm Tradeshow Open 7:30 am - 8:30 am Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors 8:30 am - 10:15 am Keynote: Inside the Mind of the CIO: A Candid Conversation Excellence Awards Mid-size Enterprise Firms 10:15 am - 10:45 am Networking with Exhibitors Sponsored by: People 2.0 10:30 am - 12:15 pm Compliance, HR & Insurance Forum 10:30 am - 1:15 pm Workshop: We're Not in Kansas Anymore! Successfully Managing and Motivating the Recruiting Team in a Challenging Market (Advanced registration required) 10:45 am - 12:00 pm Breakout Sessions Finding IT & Engineering Talent Recruiting IT Talent for (and by) the Ages Building & Retaining a Strong Team Building a Pipeline: Developing Reliable Sources for Sales and Recruiting Talent Sales, Business & Marketplace Differentiation Inside the Mind of the CIO: Continuing the Conversation Executive Leadership & Management Beyond Work-Life Balance: What Really Works in Building and Retaining High Performing Teams 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Networking Lunch 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Networking & Dessert with Exhibitors Sponsored by: S.J.Hemley Marketing 1:15 pm - 3:15 pm Workshop: Driving Operational Efficiency: A Workshop for Those Who Keep the Lights On (Advanced registration required) 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm Breakout Sessions Finding IT & Engineering Talent Diversify: How to Thrive in a Tight Tech Market Building & Retaining a Strong Team It is All About the People: How to Successfully Engage, Motivate, and Retain Your Team Sales, Business & Marketplace Differentiation Driving Sales and Recruiting Through Effective Marketing Executive Leadership & Management Maximizing Enterprise Value: Insights from Industry Investment Bankers 2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Conversations That Matter Identifying and Releasing Toxic Team Members 2:45 - 3:15 pm Exhibitor Networking Break Final opportunity to connect and review products and services designed for the IT & Engineering staffing industry Sponsored by: Rhythm Systems 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm Keynote: Creating a Sustainable Talent Pipeline Jeffrey Moss, Founder and CEO, Parker Dewey LLC 4:45 pm- 5:45 pm Thank You for Attending Closing Reception Note: Please check back often, we are adding new details all the time and the conference schedule is subject to change. Join us in welcoming Bullhorn as a Bronze Sponsor for the 2020 TechServe Connect Conference & Tradeshow!