ETC delivers an informal networking environment that facilitates chance encounters, collegial exchanges, crowd-sourced topics and learning opportunities. A number of fun, interactive and casual venues offer ways for many voices to contribute and enrich the conversation.
Re-enactment March to the Capitol
Sunday, January 27th 5 – 6 pm
Join colleagues for this very special experience being arranged by the Alabama Division of Tourism in collaboration with the city of Montgomery exclusively for ETC .Walk in the footsteps of Americans changing history as ETC delegates partake in a landmark ’60’s reenactment of the historic March from the Dexter Avenue fountain (former slave market) to the Capitol.
Montgomery’s Culinary High
Sunday 7:30 – 9:30 pm
Treat yourself to superior dining experiences around MGM’s hip strip independently with colleagues.
Sweet Home Alabama Welcome Dinner
Monday 7:30 – 8:30 pm
Get ready for a real taste of southern fare – and boots and jeans attire encouraged!
Monday, January 28th 8:45 – 10 pm
Rated as one of the top networking venues, enjoy hosted libations from around the world while informally networking with colleagues.
Tuesday, January 29th 12:15 – 1:30 pm
Pick up your lunch from the deli buffet, select a country roundtable and chat informally with colleagues residing in your destination of choice – plus take in the midday BOLD talk scheduled during part of this time.
No-Host Meet Ups
Tuesday, January 29th 6:30 – 8 pm & Wednesday, January 30th 8 – 10 pm
Newcomers and other interested delegates are welcome to join members of the Executive Advisory Council, Emeritus Council, and ETC team members for cocktails and/or no-host dinners if not attending a private sponsored invitational event.
Tuesday, January 29th 3 – 4 pm & Wednesday, January 30th 3:15 – 4:15 pm
Faculty and BOLD talk presenters are available for one-on-one or small group Q&A. Advance signups ensure you get to benefit from this invaluable opportunity for gratis consulting.
Jumpstart Reconnect – TBA
Jumpstart Seminar attendees have a second chance to meet with Jumpstart trainers for a ‘catch your breath’ conference checkup.
Tuesday, January 29th 8 – 10 pm
The 2019 Community Dinner will be held in the trendy entertainment district at Alley Station’s charming Warehouse which puts the chic in shabby-chic! With a rustic charm of exposed brick yet elegant and intimate with contemporary accessories, this venue is wonderfully conducive to an evening of collegial networking, and progressive dining. Dress up or down – all is acceptable!
Thank you to the Welcome Dinner Sponsor:
Thank you to the Community Dinner Sponsors: