Network Events


Network Events

Below is a snapshot of network events happening during the Annual Meeting & EXPO. 
Please see a complete Network Events Schedule for date, time and event location details.

Saturday, Oct. 27

Alumni Network Fellowship Night, 8:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Leadership Academy Alumni are invited to reconnect and re-engage with each other at the Loews hotel’s Banks & Bourbon restaurant immediately following Spark! 

Sunday, Oct. 28

Alumni Network Shared Learning Gathering, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Leadership Academy Alumni will learn from one another’s experiences of transitioning into higher level leadership positions.

Facilities Managers Network, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Participate in a roundtable conversation with facility managers and other professionals to discuss the big and small picture challenges that impact facility operations, staffing, purchasing, management, communication and other topics that participants wish to share with peers.

Life Plan at Home Network Reception, 5:00 p.m.
More information to come.

Next Gen Professional Network Introductory Meetup, 5:15 - 6:15 p.m.
More information to come.

Monday, Oct. 29

HR Professionals Network Breakfast, 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.
Join your HR peers for a light breakfast and conversation about the critical challenges facing HR professionals in aging service organizations.

Next Gen Professional Network Breakfast,  7:00 - 8:00 a.m.
More information to come.

Wellness and Wellbeing Network Breakfast, 7:00 - 8:00a.m. 
Join other LeadingAge provider members for the wellness & wellbeing network meeting. Come engage
with peers and share resources related to holistic wellbeing.

New CEO Breakfast, 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Meet other new CEOs (up to three years in their new role) for a networking breakfast to engage with your peers and seasoned executives in our field. 

Tuesday, Oct. 30

Single Site Network, 8:00 - 10:00 a.m.
More information to come.

Dementia Services Network Lunch, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. 
Join other LeadingAge provider members for a dementia services network gathering. Come engage with peers and share resources related to meeting the needs of people living with dementia.

Next Gen Professional Network Connection Hour, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
More information to come.

Housing Celebration Reception, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Marriott:  Grand Ballroom, Salons K-L

LeadingAge welcomes members who provide and support affordable housing to our Housing Celebration Reception. It’s time to celebrate recent victories that will expand and preserve affordable housing as we continue our advocacy in these areas.

LeadingAge CAST Technology Networking Reception, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Please join us to socialize with technology professionals, CAST Commissioners, technology vendors, and other peers in the aging services field.

LeadingAge LGBT Inclusion Reception, 8:00 - 11:00 p.m.
Location: SPIN Philadelphia, 211 South 15th Street, Philadelphia
Join us at the hottest party at LeadingAge to celebration inclusion.  This year we will celebrate with our theme Philadelphia Freedom at SPIN, the ping pong social club originally co-founded by actress Susan Sarandon that puts your parent’s basement rec room to shame. Our 2018 event features Olympic grade ping pong tables, graffiti murals, a bathtub filled with ping pong balls, scratch and sniff wallpaper and back again by popular demand is world famous DJ Robbie Leslie and entertainment that will make your head "spin.”
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