ARDA WIN Advantage ARDA-WIN Advantage Meeting

January 26-27, 2017
University of Central Florida Rosen College of Hospitality Management
9907 Universal Boulevard
Orlando, FL

 

Registration   |   Hotel   |   Schedule  

ARDA-WIN Advantage (AWA) is holding its annual Orlando regional meeting on Thursday and Friday, January 26-27, 2017, at University of Central Florida Rosen College of Hospitality Management (on Universal Drive in Orlando, FL). The event kicks-off Thursday evening with a networking reception, where you will have the opportunity to connect with industry peers and forge new relationships. Friday programming (still under development) will offer ways to enhance both your personal and professional life.

Registration

Online registration has closed. Registration is still available onsite at the meeting. 

Hotel Information

Accommodations are available at Marriott's Grande Vista with discounted rates for studios ($69/night), one-bedroom villas ($99/night), and two-bedroom villas ($159/night). Rooms will be available at the discount rate until January 11 or until the block is sold out, whichever comes first. Book here to obtain the group rate

Schedule

 

Thursday, January 26  

5:00 pm 
UCF Rosen College Disney Dining Room 
Registration Open  
5:30 pm-8:00 pm 
Disney Dining Room 
Opening Night Reception
networking, shopping and charity event: proceeds to benefit Deliver the Dream
sponsored by First American Title Insurance 
Friday, January 27 

8:00 am
 

Registration 

8:00 am 
Darden Auditorium  
Continental Breakfast 
8:30 am-9:00 am 
Darden Auditorium 
Welcome 
9:00 am-9:30 am  Update from ARDA-WIN Advantage Committee Content Group Leaders 
9:30 am-10:30 am  Motivational Speaker: ARDA Lion's Den winner - Benedict Jones, Trekkable 
10:30 am-10:40 am  Networking Break 

10:40 am-11:30 am  

Classrooms 103, 104, 105, 106 

Breakout Session 1
  • Stress Management: How to meditate, stress reducing tips and/or panel discussion on life changing examples that lead people to become happier and more balanced 
  • Crucial Conversations for Uncomfortable Situations: Tools to identify the benefits, barriers and skills needed to have mutually effective conversations between leaders and associates establishing meaningful and effective communication while building respectful, trustworthy relationships
  • Quick and Easy Fitness: Tips on 10-20 minute workouts, stretching exercises, overview of fitness on long term health, nutrition 
  • Communications/Networking Content Group: Update on what is new with content group and possible discussion on strategy how to build leadership through better communication
 
11:45 am-12:30 pm 
Disney Dining Room 
Lunch 
12:45 pm-1:35 pm 
Classrooms 103, 104, 105, 106 
Breakout Session 2
  • Stress Management: How to Meditate, stress reducing tips and panel discussion on life changing examples that lead people to become happier and more balanced
  • Personal Finance: How to do a personal budget, saving for the future, teaching children to save and invest, tips to save on food/healthy eating 
  • Nutrition and Fitness for a Balanced Life: Quick and easy nutrition an fitness tips and tips how to work this into busy work life 
  • Mentoring Session Content Group: Update on what is new with content group, discussion on how to maximize how we network for the next level, mentoring new associates/millennials
 
1:35 pm-2:20 pm  Networking Break 
2:30 pm-3:20 pm 

Classrooms 103, 104, 105, 106 
Breakout Session 3
  • Crucial Conversations for Uncomfortable Situations: Tools to identify the benefits, barriers and skills needed to have mutually effective conversations between leaders and associates establishing meaningful and effective communication while building respectful, trustworthy relationships
  • Quick and Easy Fitness: Tips on 10-20 minute workouts, stretching exercises, overview of fitness on long term health, nutrition
  • Personal Finance: How to do a personal budget, saving for the future, teaching children to save and invest, tips to save on food/healthy eating
  • Diversity Inclusion and Philanthropy and Social Responsibility Content Group: Update on what is new with content groups and possible discussion on strategy to attract and retain employees with disabilities.
 
3:30 pm-4:30 pm 
Darden Auditorium  
Use of Improv to Improve Networking and Communication
Improv skills applied to networking and communication with Lauren Morris from Adlib Theatre 
4:45 pm  Closing Remarks 

  

Please note schedule is subject to change. Last updated 1/13/17.  
 
 

Sponsor

 First American 

Sponsorship opportunities still available for this ARDA-WIN regional meeting, starting at $1000! Please contact Jonathan Fetsko for more information.
 
 
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