Calendar of Events



Upcoming events

    • March 27, 2019
    • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • 25 West Brewing Company, Bloomingdale IL
    Register


    Join the Young Professionals (and those new to the staffing industry) at our first event of 2019, March "Staffing" Madness. Let our panel of experts share their experiences and inspire you. Enjoy beverages, appetizers, networking and if you'd like, a tour of the brewery to top it off!  

    Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2019

    Time: 3PM-6PM

    Place: 25 West Brewing Company - 327 Stratford Dr, Bloomingdale IL

    Cost to attend (includes appetizers and beverages):

    ISSA Members: $25

    Non-Members and Guests of Members: $45

    For more information, email: info@issaworks.com


    • April 04, 2019
    • April 05, 2019
    • Washington, DC


    This conference is the only event dedicated exclusively to the legal and regulatory issues facing staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions companies. For more information, please visit the American Staffing Association events page: ASA Events

    • May 22, 2019
    • 12:30 PM
    • May 23, 2019
    • 5:30 PM
    Register


    Mark your calendar for the 2019 Midwest Staffing Conference, May 22-23 at the Hyatt Regency in Schaumburg, IL. This 2-day conference is the premier event in the Midwest for the staffing and recruiting industry!


    "Recruiting and Staffing Solutions for Today and Tomorrow"


    2019 Midwest Conference Agenda


    DAY 1 – Wednesday, May 22nd

    “The Power Recruiting Clinic”


    12:30pm  Registration


    1:00pm  Creating the “Wow! Factor” – Conveying Your Client’s Compelling Story to Candidates by Paul Siker, Founder and CEO, Advanced Recruiting Trends and Managing Partner of the Artisan Group


    2:00pm  The Four Pillars of Recruitment Marketing by David Searns, CEO, Haley Marketing


    3:00pm  Why Recruiting Millennials is Different Claudette Cunitz, Senior Consultant and Career Coach


    4:00pm  Recruiting Centric Super Roundtables


    5:30pm  Midwest Staffing Conference Launch Party at City Works at the Hyatt


    DAY 2 – Thursday, May 23nd

    “The 2019 Midwest Staffing Conference”


    8:00am  Registration & Continental Breakfast / Exhibits – Meet our Sponsors


    9:00am  Welcome & Introductions


    9:15am  Keynote by Scott Wintrip, Keynote Speaker | Author | Strategist and Advisor, Wintrip Consulting Group


    10:30am  Exhibits – Meet our Sponsors


    11:00am  Breakout Session I

    • Just in Time Talent - Have the Candidate Your Clients Need Right When They Need Them by Scott Wintrip, Strategist and Advisor, Wintrip Consulting Group
    • Developing Performance Oriented Cultures in Today’s Economic Climate by Bruce Hodes, President and Founder, CMI
    • Candidate Ghosting: The Problem is Fixable by Kevin O’Brien, President, Echogravity
    • Negotiating Tactics and Demands by Rob Mosley, Managing Partner and Senior Director of Training and Development, Next Level Exchange

    12:00pm  Lunch

    • 12:15 Guest Speaker representing ASA
    • 12:30 Distribution of plaques and pins to new members

    1:00pm  Exhibits – Meet our Sponsors


    2:00pm  Breakout Session II

    • How to Get More Clients and How To Get Them Buying Quickly by Scott Wintrip, Strategist and Advisor, Wintrip Consulting Group
    • Four Great Truths of Our Industry by Rob Mosley, Managing Partner and Senior Director of Training and Development, Next Level Exchange
    • Manage What Matters by Claudette Cunitz, Senior Consultant and Career Coach
    • The Pattern & Power of Conflict: Team Smart Relationships & the Leader’s Role by Brian DeCook, CEO, Two Fires


    3:00pm  Breakout Session III

    • Going Old School – The Art & Science of Making Every Call a Great Call! by Paul Siker, Founder and CEO, Advanced Recruiting Trends & Managing Partner, The Artisan Group
    • The Pattern & Power of Conflict: Team Smart Relationships & the Leader’s Role by Brian DeCook, CEO, Two Fires
    • Building Your Persona in the Marketplace: Making a Mark as a Young Staffing Professional by John Skoutelas, Content Marketing Manager, Echogravity
    • Creating High Performance Teams by Bruce Hodes, President and Founder, CMI

    4:00pm  Post Party with the Sponsors

    Snacks and Beverages
    Last Chance Exhibits / Bingo Cards for the Raffle
    Really Cool Vendor Trivia Game for a Grand Prize
    Raffles for Valuable Stuff!



           


      2019 Midwest Staffing Conference Sponsors


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      Questions about the 2019 Midwest Staffing Conference? Need assistance with registration? Email:  info@issaworks.com




                  
               

         



      • June 27, 2019
      • Rosemont, IL

      Bring your team to our Member Appreciation Event! The Chicago Dogs are Chicago's independent professional baseball team, based in Rosemont, IL. We are planning a great night for our members and their guests, as the Chicago Dogs play Kansas City. Join us for food and beverages pre-game and stay late for the fireworks extravaganza!

      Details to come. Stay tuned! 

      • July 01, 2019
      • July 31, 2019

      Summer fun for you staffing peeps... Get ready to put this on your July agenda!

      • September 12, 2019
      • September 13, 2019
      • TBD

      We invite you to join us for the 2019 Owners' Retreat in beautiful Lake Geneva, WI, September 12-13, 2019.


      Thank you to our generous event sponsors!





                       





      • September 22, 2019
      • September 24, 2019
      • San Antonio, TX

      The NAPS 2019 Conference is the premier education opportunity representing the search, recruiting and staffing industry. More than 400 attendees are expected to attend this year's annual event, which will be held September 22 - 24, 2019 in San Antonio, TX at the beautiful Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa.

      For more information, visit the website of the National Association of Personnel Services: NAPS 2019 Conference

      • October 15, 2019
      • October 17, 2019
      • Las Vegas, NV

      See you in Las Vegas for Staffing World 2019! Sessions, schedules, speakers, exhibitors, and more coming soon. Mark your calendar now for the industry's most important event!

      For more information, visit the events page of the American Staffing Association: ASA Events

      • October 24, 2019
      • TBD


      The Pinnacle Society was founded in 1989 with the assistance and leadership of industry trainers Tony Byrne and Ben Meador. It was initially envisioned as a gathering of “the best of the best” within our industry to share ideas, best practices and provide networking opportunities--ideals which the society has embodied to this day.

      Join us for a panel discussion where you will hear from staffing experts, sharing their secrets of success in navigating an ever-changing industry.

      Details to come.

    Past events

    February 28, 2019 ISSA Legislative Event
    November 29, 2018 Annual Meeting and Holiday Party
    November 04, 2018 NAPS 2018 Annual Conference
    October 16, 2018 ASA Staffing World
    September 25, 2018 Midwest Owners and Executives Symposium
    September 13, 2018 Afternoon with Pinnacle Society Members
    June 19, 2018 Seal at Ravinia - Member Appreciation Event
    May 09, 2018 Networking Reception - Happy Hour
    May 09, 2018 MIDWEST STAFFING CONFERENCE
    April 19, 2018 NAPS Immersion Webinar
    March 07, 2018 Navigating the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – A Primer on the 2018 Tax Law
    November 30, 2017 Meet the Owners Panel and Annual Meeting Holiday Party
    November 02, 2017 State of the Law in Illinois
    October 24, 2017 ASA Staffing World
    September 28, 2017 Midwest Staffing Owners and Executive Retreat
    September 20, 2017 NAPS 2017 Annual Conference
    August 10, 2017 Why Salespeople Fail, and What You Can Do About It
    June 16, 2017 Day at the Races Member Appreciation Event
    June 07, 2017 Are You Ready for the Sick Leave Law Going into effect 7/1/2017 and Other Employment Law Updates!
    April 07, 2017 MIDWEST STAFFING CONFERENCE - 2nd Day Leadership Session with Danny Cahill
    April 06, 2017 MIDWEST STAFFING CONFERENCE
    March 22, 2017 Young Staffing Professionals Event: Networking 101 for Sales and Recruiting Professionals
    January 19, 2017 Fast and Furious: The Road to Bigger Billings
    December 01, 2016 Meet the Client Panel and Annual Meeting Holiday Party
    November 16, 2016 Inside the Mind of the Modern Job Seeker
    November 15, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
    October 25, 2016 ASA Staffing World
    October 20, 2016 Young Staffing Professionals Fall Event: LinkedIn for Sales and Recruiting
    October 13, 2016 Afternoon with Pinnacle Society Members
    October 04, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
    September 19, 2016 NAPS 2016 Annual Conference
    September 14, 2016 Staffing Company Owner and Executive Symposium
    September 01, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
    August 04, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
    July 27, 2016 Labor and Employment Law Update
    July 07, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
    June 21, 2016 Rooftop Chicago Cubs Game Member Appreciation Event
    June 02, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
    May 19, 2016 MIDWEST STAFFING CONFERENCE
    May 05, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
    April 20, 2016 ASA Staffing Law Conference
    April 06, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
    March 15, 2016 The Loyalty Playbook: Using Remarkable Service To Unleash Your Firm's True Potential
    March 03, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
    February 11, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
    February 10, 2016 Transform the Profitability of your Staffing Firm with WOTC
    January 21, 2016 ISSA Board of Directors Meeting
    January 20, 2016 Good Recruiting Habits
    December 10, 2015 Meet the Client Panel and Annual Meeting Holiday Party
    November 10, 2015 Afternoon with Pinnacle Society Member
    October 27, 2015 ASA Staffing World
    October 22, 2015 Exclusive Event for Young Staffing Professionals
    October 03, 2015 Arlington Resources CureSade 5K Run/Walk
    September 28, 2015 NAPS 2015 Annual Conference
    September 10, 2015 Midwest Staffing Owners and Executive Retreat
    August 27, 2015 Connecting With Your Audience – Making Your Communication Count!
    June 04, 2015 BOCCE AND BISTRO @ PINSTRIPES
    April 28, 2015 ASA Staffing Law Conference
    April 16, 2015 MIDWEST STAFFING CONFERENCE
    March 24, 2015 Legal Legislative Update: What Is Going On Out There?
    January 14, 2015 Controlling the Chaos! Effective Time Management for Staffing Professionals
    December 04, 2014 Meet the Client Panel and Annual Meeting Holiday Party
    November 13, 2014 Pinnacle Panel and Networking Event
    October 17, 2014 The Power of Nice ~ Probing Skills
    September 18, 2014 Cutting Edge Marketing Tools for the Staffing Industry
    August 20, 2014 Why Specializing is the Key to Recruiting Success
    August 14, 2014 ASA Certification Workshop
    July 09, 2014 Impact! Handling Challenging Conversations Effectively
    June 05, 2014 BOCCE AND BISTRO @ PINSTRIPES
    May 01, 2014 MIDWEST STAFFING CONFERENCE
    April 16, 2014 How to Sell Without Selling
    March 11, 2014 ACA - Planning that your Staffing Company should be doing to be ready for it