April 13-14 • Virtual

Agenda

TUESDAY APRIL 13, 2021
Opening Plenary Session with Marcus Lemonis 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Morning Breakout Sessions
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11:15 am – 11:55 am
NECA Breakout Talks
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12:10 pm – 12:30 pm
Afternoon Breakout Sessions
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2:10 pm – 3:10 pm
NECA Breakout Talks
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3:25 pm – 3:45 pm
NECA Update 4:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Plenary Session with Steve Pemberton:
A New Take on Diversity: Moving from Labels to Experience

 
4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
WEDNESDAY APRIL 14, 2021
Morning Breakout Sessions
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10:00 am – 11:00 am
Plenary Session with Lisa Sun 11:15 am – 12:00 pm
NECA Breakout Talks
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12:15 pm – 12:35 pm
Afternoon Breakout Sessions
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2:15 pm – 2:55 pm
NECA Breakout Talks
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3:10 pm – 3:30 pm
NECA Update 3:45 pm – 4:00 pm
Closing Plenary Session with Mike Rowe 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm

 

Value of NECA Now

For $400 per registrant, attendees of NECA Now will get access to:

  • 4 Plenary Sessions presented by some of today’s most sought-after thought leaders.
  • 32 highly engaging education sessions, available both live and on-demand. NECA has invested in a group of dynamic, professional speakers at the top of their fields, bringing attendees high-value sessions with presenters never before seen at NECA events.
  • An emphasis has been made on creating a more connected virtual event, providing additional networking opportunities with platforms to bring attendees together and enable interaction. No more just sitting and watching; NECA Now will truly bring NECA together, recreating the personal touch of the in-person meeting despite physical distance.
  • 2 interactive lunch sessions and 2 networking receptions.
  • Using a familiar interactive platform, attendees will have the ability to network amongst themselves, with Premier Partners, and NECA Staff. This is their chance to ask direct questions and get specific information on topics that matter to them.
  • On-demand sessions for 30 days.
  • Attendees get the full value of NECA Now’s renowned education and networking, for $650 less than the standard registration fee for the 2019 in-person event. This also excludes the cost of travel, lodging, and any productivity lost from being away from the office.
  • The $400 registration cost is good through March 30. After that date, the price increases to $500.

Quick Facts

2 DAYS

NECA Now focuses on leadership development with presentations by top business experts. No reports, no speeches.

4 PLENARY SESSIONS

NECA Now plenary sessions begin and end with the professional and personal development information you need, delivered by nationally known keynote speakers.

2 LUNCH ENTERTAINMENTS & INTERACTIVE BREAKS

Using a familiar interactive platform, attendees will have the ability to network amongst themselves, with Premier Partners, and NECA Staff. This is your chance to ask questions and get specific information on topics that matter to you.

BREAKOUTS

Tracks:
Leadership • Diversity+Equity+Inclusion • Technology + Innovation

32 classes broken down into 4 tracks offer you the opportunity to concentrate your learning in one segment, or to pick and choose across the disciplines. Create your experience to meet your needs!

A LINEUP OF SPEAKERS LIKE NEVER BEFORE

NECA has invested in a group of dynamic speakers at the top of their fields, bringing you high-value sessions with presenters never before seen at NECA events.

DRIVING CONNECTIVITY

An emphasis has been made on creating a more connected virtual event, providing additional networking opportunities and platforms to bring attendees together and enable interaction. No more just sitting and watching; NECA Now will truly bring NECA together.

For questions or more information about NECANOW 2021,
contact: (202) 991-6318  • live@necanet.org

 

SPEAKERS

MARCUS LEMONIS

Marcus LemonisCNBC’s “The Profit,” CEO of Camping World and Gander Outdoors
TUESDAY, APRIL 13 at 10:00 AM

Best known for breathing life back into struggling small businesses on CNBC’s The Profit, Marcus Lemonis is more than a TV personality, he is a successful entrepreneur, advocate and philanthropist.

STEVE PEMBERTON Pemberton

Steve PembertonChief People Officer at Workhuman, Former Chief Diversity Officer, Walgreens Boots Alliance
TUESDAY, APRIL 13 at 4:15 PM

Drawing upon his experience as the former Chief Diversity Officer at Walgreens Boots Alliance, see how his approach brought increased shareholder value to Walgreens and Monster.com—and how it can be implemented by any company.

LISA SUN

Lisa SunFounder CEO of retail brand and confidence company, Gravitas
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14 at 11:15 AM

What would happen if you let go of fear, got off the sidelines, and jumped boldly into the game of life? Catalyzing confidence and inspiring innovation, Sun encourages audiences to choose self-confidence, and work to harness their “superpower.”

MIKE ROWE

Mike RoweDirty Jobs, Somebody’s Gotta Do It
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14 at 4:00 PM

Best known as the “dirtiest man on TV,” a title he earned on the hit TV series “Dirty Jobs.” Mike is also the CEO of the mikeroweWORKS Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity that works hard to debunk myths about the skilled trades and help close the skills gap.