Next Gen SIG: Rising to the Top: How to move up or move on

When:  Dec 1, 2017 from 08:30 AM to 10:00 AM (ET)

The Program

Are you a junior or mid-level manager fully prepared to move into a senior leadership role? What sets you apart? Whether you’re working for an association, a professional society or a philanthropic nonprofit, there are certain skills you must achieve during your pursuit of greater responsibility. Holly Koenig, Vice President of Kellen and NYSAE Board member will moderate and, along with her featured guests, will lay out best practices and share personal stories about navigating your career path. Join this interactive workshop as we explore how you can propel yourself towards your desired career experiences.

About the Facilitator: 

Holly-Koenig1-e1439321008502.jpgHolly Koenig, Vice President, Kellen

During her 30 year career climb in association management, Holly has held various positions including administrative assistant, meeting planner, program manager, operations manager, associate director and executive director. She has served as Executive Director for more than 25 organizations and currently serves as Executive Director of the Association of Fundraising Professionals NYC Chapter and American Society of Journalists and Authors.

Next Gen Featured Guests:

Lauren Costello

Lauren Costello
Executive Director,
International Flight Services Association,
Education Director, Airline Passenger Experience Association

Casey Curnan

Casey Curnan
Manager of Development,

Brandi Scott

Brandi Scott
Managing Director,
PNP Staffing Group

Sponsored by:

Kellen Company



Register online at:
or call us at: (212) 206-8230

Please register no later than Wednesday, November 29th. Await confirmation. A list of confirmed attendees will be distributed in advance. Please, no walk-ins.

As a CAE Approved Provider educational program related to the CAE exam content outline, this program may be applied for 1.5 credits toward your CAE application or renewal professional development requirements.

Eligibility to Attend:
The NYSAE Next Generation Leadership Group is open to young professionals (35 years of age and younger) who work in any capacity at a professional society, trade association or not-for-profit, including meeting planning, program management, marketing & communications, fundraising, membership, public affairs, education & training, accounting and governance. 

About the Next Generation Leadership Group:
The NYSAE Next Generation Leadership Group is a volunteer-run initiative of the NY Society of Association Executives (NYSAE). "Next Generation" is part of NYSAE’s bigger plan to create a culture that is welcoming to young professionals. Next Generation will serve as a gathering place for emerging leaders in the metro NY association and not-for-profit communities to convene and engage in interactive discussion with like-minded peers. You will enjoy mentoring programs with senior leaders, meeting with other dynamic young professionals, building networks, learning from each other, testing new ideas, and receiving feedback. 

You have the power to make a difference. Get involved today!


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