Tuesday, March 24

Event Location: Atlanta Marriott Marquis

Note: Schedule is subject to change without notice.

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8:30 - 9:00 AM - Continental Breakfast and Table Top Exhibits

Enjoy a continental breakfast and visit with the exhibitors.

9:00 - 10:15 AM - How to Get the Most From Your Annual Audit

Annual audits — we all know what they are and what we have to do to get through them. But, how can you get the most value from your annual audit? This session will tackle that question from three different perspectives: the controller/CFO, the general manager and the auditor.

Debra Manuele, CHAE, CHTP, Controller, Indian Harbor Yacht Club
Ryan McAndrew, CPA, Assurance Senior Manager, RSM US LLP
Scott Bertrand, CCM, CCE, LCAM, Chief Operating Officer and General Manager, TPC Treviso Bay

Specialty Reporting Area: General

10:15 - 10:30 AM - Beverage Break and Table Top Exhibits

Enjoy refreshments while networking with your colleagues and exhibitors.

10:30 - 11:45 AM - The Futureā€¦And How Do We Get There?

As technological advancements become more readily available, the question is: How can clubs take advantage of them to help streamline operations? This session will unveil new opportunities to use smart technology to the benefit of your business including: innovations in AP processes, communications, HR solutions and more.

Cheryl Brennan, CHAE+, CFO/Controller, Bloomfield Hills Country Club
Thomas Smith, CHAE, Chief Business Officer, Imperial Golf Club

Specialty Reporting Area: Technology

11:45 AM - 1:15 PM - Networking Lunch

Enjoy a delicious lunch while networking and discussing the morning's education sessions with your colleagues.

1:15 - 2:30 PM - How to Create an IT Strategic Plan

Attend this session to gain a solid methodology for constructing a comprehensive, strategic IT plan for your club. Learn how to coordinate IT planning with your club's overall strategic plan. Examine five key planning strategies for your club, including common-sense security measures to ensure your club is protecting its data and networks. You will learn what you need and be given the tools to get your strategic IT plan done.

Bill Boothe, Owner, The Boothe Group
Jeremy Hoch, President, Anchor Consulting Services, Inc.

Specialty Reporting Area: Technology

2:30 - 2:45 PM - Beverage Break and Table Top Exhibits

Enjoy refreshments while networking with your colleagues and exhibitors.

2:45 - 4:00 PM - Club Open Forum

Meet with a panel of your colleagues and deal with the club issues of yesterday, today and tomorrow. A range of topics will be addressed to help you do your job better, including: technology and automation, training, employee engagement, outsourcing and more.  This is your opportunity to ask the panel the questions that are on your mind, and to share your ideas with fellow attendees.

Cheryl Brennan, CHAE+, CFO/Controller, Bloomfield Hills Country Club
Michele Kandt, CHAE, Vice President/CFO, TAI Club Management

Specialty Reporting Area: Technology

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