Audio/Web Conference Tips
Get more value out of these programs — turn them into inexpensive networking events! Here's how in 6 easy steps:
These steps are basically all it takes to organize a networking event around one of the Society's audio conferences. All that's required is a speakerphone, a meeting room and the desire to assemble a group that's interested in learning something new.
Who Should You Invite?
Audio conference focus on a wide range of general interest and nontraditional subjects, including charitable tax planning techniques, structured settlements, and asset allocation and risk tolerance in equity investments.
Because program topics often will appeal to your colleagues, including lawyers and CPAs, they're ideal for expanding your professional network. Depending on the subject matter, even clients and prospects can be ideal candidates.
Chapters can also sponsor audio conferences, supporting the cost of the program entirely or charging a modest fee to participants.
What You Can Expect
Scheduled at least twice a month, audio conferences are generally one hour in length and sponsored by one of the Society's nine Professional Interest Sections. The format is typically 40 minutes of presentation, with the remaining time dedicated to live questions from participants.