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Deadline for speaker applications for IHRSA 2014 is Friday

IHRSA's Annual International Convention & Trade Show continues to be the most important event of the year for industry leaders worldwide. This annual gathering of club professionals is a dynamic, open forum for the exchange of ideas, strategic planning, and peer-to-peer networking, and is highlighted by the industry's largest exhibition of products and services for business operations.

This premier event is also your opportunity to offer your expertise and professional experiences by submitting an application to present an education session in San Diego, March 12-15, 2014. Share your knowledge at IHRSA 2014  and help shape the ideas and strategies that will influence over 3,000 top industry professionals.

Applications that will receive priority consideration are those that will provide all attendees - whether they are new to the industry or are seasoned industry professionals -- with the following:

  • NEW information that is timely, relevant and actionable 
  • The latest trends, concepts and solutions that may be immediately implemented within their clubs and companies 
  • The knowledge to develop growth initiatives and become a catalyst for innovation  

Submit your application prior to Friday, June 14, 2013.

Also, if you have an idea that you feel is an important topic to address or a speaker you would like to recommend that has not previously spoken at an IHRSA event, please email Please include as much detail as possible on all recommendations.

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