2024 Conference Agenda
Move to the next level by “Cultivating Creativity” in 2024!
Mon Feb 19
Wed Feb 21
Thur Feb 22
Fri Feb 23
Sat Feb 24
Conference Kickoff &
free for dinner
After party meetup
Sponsor / Partner
Social Star Cocktail
Hour + Dinner
Social Star Awards
After party meetup
Lunch On Own
Tue Feb 20
Free time for pool,
golf, beach, etc!
After party meetup
Detailed Daily Agenda
General Arrivals & Transfers from airport to Group Lobby of Hard Rock
Head to the Sax Pool to meet up with other SSIA arrivals and a beverage. Or feel free to spend your first day at the beach or schedule an outing offsite through the hotel. They can arrange jungle tours, ATV rides, fishing, golf, and more.
4:00-6:00pm: Executive Committee Meeting
6:00-9:00pm: Welcome Reception on the Eclipse Terrace
Join us on the beautiful terrace just off the main lobby for the Welcome Reception! Attendees will unite with their Team Challenge teams to compete in fun & games that will take promote teamwork and networking…plus earn valuable points for your team.
Between rounds, grab some food and a drink (provided).
9:00-??: Grab some dinner or continue to socialize & network in the Moon Lounge
7:00-9:00am: A light breakfast will be available - Avalon Lobby
8:00-9:00am: Attendee Registration - Avalon Lobby
Pick up your conference materials & name badge.
Do you have club swag to share? Bring it for the SSIA SHOW & TELL table!
9:00-9:50am: “Conference Kickoff” - Fillmore 10 & 11
Quick welcome to the conference and the Dominican Republic, and introduction of our new attendees, Sponsors and Partners
9:50-11:00am: Keynote Speaker - Fillmore 10 & 11
“The Greatest Song: spark creativity, ignite your career, and transform your life” presented by Kevin Griffin, lead singer of Better Than Ezra
11:00-11:15am: Refreshment Break
11:15am-12:45pm: Seminar Session #1 - Avalon 17-19 (see page 11 for details)
12:45-1:45pm: Lunch - Avalon 11-15
1:45-2:45pm: Seminar Session #2 - Avalon 17-19 (see page 11 for details)
3:30-5:30pm: SSIA Challenge - Toro Beach
Get changed into your team gear and swimsuit and head to the beach for year’s Team Challenge. Events are presented by Volo & Sportslink, but are sure to be fun filled and challenging. Plenty of water and alcoholic beverages will be available..
5:30-7:00pm: Grab a beverage from the beach and hit the Toro Pool to refresh after the challenge.
8:00-10:00pm: Private Sponsor Dinners / Dinner On Your Own
If you are not attending a private sponsor dinner, connect with other attendees and grab dinner at one the resorts fine restaurants. Zen Teppanyaki and Toro Steakhouse require reservations. Or hit one of the great quick bite establishments on the main marketplace at Hard Rock.
10:00p-Midnight: After Party at the Bowling Bar
Just off the main lobby, grab a drink and socialize with friends old and new. Or try your hand at duck pin bowling!
7:30-9:30am: A light breakfast will be available - Avalon Lobby
9:30-10:45am: General Session - Fillmore 10 & 11
Welcome, Membership Report
Partnership / Sponsorship Demos
10:45-11:00am: Refreshment Break
11:00am-12:30pm: Seminar Session #3 - Avalon 17-19 (see page 11 for details)
12:30-1:30pm: Lunch - Avalon 11-15
1:30-3:00pm: Seminar Session #4 - Avalon 17-19 (see page 11 for details)
3:00-3:15pm: Refreshment Break
3:15pm-3:45pm: Seminar Session #5 - Avalon 17-19 (see page 11 for details)
3:50-4:50pm: Sponsor / Partner Customer Meetings
Sponsors and partners will have the opportunity to arrange meetings or presentations with conference attendees.
5:00-6:00pm: Pool Time!
Stop by the Eden Pool for a dip before the evenings events!
6:30-8:00pm: Social Star Reception - Sax Pool
Grab a drink, enjoy the outdoors, and make long-lasting memories in the photo booth!
Enjoy a buffet dinner a fresco before the show!
8:00-10:30pm: Social Star Awards - Sax Pool
Check out the highlight of the conference! The Social Star Awards celebrates the movers and shakers in our industry.
10:30pm-Midnight: After Party at Moon Lounge
Head to the happening lobby bar to wrap up the night or hit the casino!
7:00-9:30am: A light breakfast will be available - Avalon Lobby
9:30-10:00am: Conference Closing Remarks - Fillmore 10 & 11
10:00am-10:15am: Refreshment Break
10:15-11:15am: Seminar Session #6 - Avalon 17-19 (see page 11 for details)
11:20-12:20pm: Breakout Sessions - Avalon 17-19 (see page 11 for details)
12:30pm: Afternoon Departures / Lunch on own followed by Networking Free Time. Join the group at the Drums Pool for afternoon fun!
5-10pm: Optional Group Outing
Check back for details on this off-property outing
The price is (TBD) per person. Register on www.ssia.us in your account area
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