IAPD Women in Plastics Educational Workshop

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Doubletree by Hilton Irvine Spectrum
90 Pacifica
Irvine, CA 92618 USA
(949) 471-8888

Join Women in Plastics for an afternoon of learning and connecting on Wednesday, August 23 in Irvine, CA.

This half-day educational workshop will feature:

  • Two speakers
  • Interactive networking activities
  • Lively group discussion
  • An opportunity to meet industry peers and build business relationships

As an IAPD member, plastics professional or local student, you are invited to attend this valuable event to learn about three important topics that will help you grow professionally and personally, including: 

  1. Leveraging the power of LinkedIn 
  2. The value of connection and candid conversations
  3. Employee engagement and retention

This educational offering is intended to help foster facilitated networking and the chance to connect with attendees on a deeper level.

Women and men are welcome to attend.



Sponsorship Opportunities:

Elite Sponsor - $1000
  • Event signage with company logo listed as an Elite Sponsor.
  • Company logo in the sponsorship section of the audio/visual presentation.
  • Badge ribbons identifying your company's attendees as a sponsor.
  • Company logo and direct link to your website on IAPD Women in Plastics Workshop emails and on the IAPD Women in Plastics webpage.
Reception Sponsor - $1000
  • Exclusive sponsorship opportunity at the reception.
  • Reception signage with company logo listed as the Reception Sponsor.
  • Drink tickets branded with your company logo.
  • Beverage napkins with your company logo printed on them for use at the reception.
  • Badge ribbons identifying your company's attendees as a sponsor.
  • Company logo and direct link to your website on IAPD Women in Plastics Workshop emails and on the IAPD Women in Plastics webpage.
Contributing Sponsor - $500
  • Event signage with company name listed as contributing sponsor.
  • Company name listed in the sponsorship section of the audio/visual presentation.
  • Badge ribbons identifying your company's attendees as a sponsor.


 

Registration Fees:

IAPD Members - US$125
Non-members - US$175
Students (with valid student ID) - US$25


Schedule:


Wednesday, August 23, 2017
 
1:00 p.m.
Registration
1:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Welcome/ Interactive Networking Activity
1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.   “LinkedIn Sales Expert Workshop,” presented by Angela Rodenburgh
3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Break  
3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.  Interactive Networking Activity 
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
“The Power of Engagement: Inside Out Leadership for Resilient Teams,” presented by Eileen McDargh
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.  Networking Reception at Kona Grill at the Irvine Spectrum Center


IAPD Staff will be on hand to take head shots of attendees who want to enhance or update their LinkedIn profile.

After the workshop, join attendees for a fun and laid back reception at the Kona Grill at the Irvine Spectrum Center. Drinks and appetizers will be provided from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Transportation is not provided to Kona Grill. It is 1.5 miles (a 5-minute drive) from the hotel to Kona Grill.

Kona Grill
623 Spectrum Center Drive 
Irvine , CA 92618

Stick around for Golf!

The IAPD West Coast golf tournament will be held the following day, Thursday, August 24 at the Strawberry Farms Golf Club in Irvine, CA.

Click here for more information.

 

Thank you to our Sponsors:

Elite Sponsors:
Nylatech, Inc.

Keynote Speakers

Angela Rodenburgh 

LinkedIn Sales Expert Workshop


  
Learn how social selling leaders create 45 percent more sales opportunities. Join Angela Rodenburgh, marketing director at Redwood Plastics to learn how to make the best use of your LinkedIn profile and how optimize this channel to work for you and your business. LinkedIn is the single best social media platform to leverage your personal and professional network, with over 414 million daily users.

Leverage this important tool, grow your network, increase organic opportunities and discover missed opportunities at this upcoming workshop. 

Here are some of the topics we’ll be covering: 
  • Introduction to social selling
  • Tips to maximize your profile
  • How to showcase your company and services
  • How to use connections to generate leads
  • Optimizing and leveraging your profile 
  • Getting and making connections 
  • Understanding privacy settings
  • Incorporating LinkedIn into the sales cycle

About Angela Rodenburgh

Angela Rodenburgh is an effective strategist with more than 14 years experience working in B2B and B2C environments specializing in branding, sales team integration, web development and digital marketing. 

Working with Redwood Plastics as the marketing director, she has created a magnitude of successful initiatives to help propel the company as innovative application leader in plastic distribution. Redwood Plastics has also consecutively won the Gold Marketing Award from IAPD for three years. 

Angela is also an active member at IAPD (International Association of Plastics); sitting on the Environmental Committee and Chair of the Marketing Committee, as well as a participant in the Canadian Common Interest Group (CIG) and the Women in Plastic CIG. Locally, Angela is a member of the FWE and the EWomen’s Network, mentoring many young entrepreneurs and occasionally speaks at conferences and association meetings. 

 


 

Eileen McDargh

The Power of Engagement: Inside Out Leadership for Resilient Teams



It’s time to start talking and get back to work! Create a competitive edge in engaging and retaining talented employees and customers on the most human of playing fields: conversation. Without that connection, there is no energy of engagement. Discover the secret of viewing points, orange batons and Little Davids in creating teams and fostering loyalty. The latest report from DDI reports that more than 40% of leaders crave soft skills that can help them work better with others. 

About Eileen McDargh

Eileen McDargh is the CEO (Chief Energy Officer) and founder of the consulting firm, McDargh Communications and The Resiliency Group. Since 1980, she has helped organizations and individuals transform the life of their business and the business of their life through conversations that matter and connections that count. She believes that resiliency is a critical life skill and one that requires the energy of connections.

She draws upon practical business know-how, life's experiences and years of consulting to major national and international organizations that have ranged from global pharmaceuticals to the US Armed Forces, from health care associations to religious institutions. 

 

 

Hotel Info:

Doubletree by Hilton Irvine Spectrum 
90 Pacifica
Irvine, CA 92618 USA
(949) 471-8888

Make your hotel reservations soon to receive a special discounted rate of $199 per night. The cut-off date for the hotel block is Wednesday, July 26, 2017.