2019 Fall Meeting - Agenda

Saturday, October 19, 2019 to Tuesday, October 22, 2019
The Scott Resort & Spa, Scottsdale, Arizona

Saturday, October 19, 2019
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Board Meeting - Founder's Room
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Board Dinner - Sunset & Sunset Patio
Sunday, October 20, 2019
12:30 PM Vendor Expo Set up - Heritage Ballroom
2:00 PM Optional Associate/Distributor One-on-One Meetings (Note: meetings need to be prearranged between distributors and associates)
5:00 PM Meet & Greet - Board members meet and greet new members and first time meeting attendees - Laguna Lawn note location change
6:00 PM
6:00 PM
7:00 PM
Registration (pick up name badges) - Laguna Lawn note location change
Reception - Laguna Lawn note location change
Dinner  - Service Awards Presentation - Orangedale BCEF
Monday, October 21, 2019

7:30 AM

Continental Breakfast - Laguna Lawn & Heritage Patio

8:00 AM

Welcome - John McCutcheon

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Vendor Expo - Heritage Ballroom

Linked In Corner - DAHLIA+ Agency - Heritage Ballroom

NEW for 2019! The LinkedIn Corner is the one-stop-shop for you to amp up your digital footprint on LinkedIn NOW. Bring all your questions to the LinkedIn Corner and let our experts:

  • Review your LinkedIn profile
  • Share tips & tricks on social media management
  • Give you best practices on getting started on social media
  • Show you new gadgets and platforms to enhance your digital footprint
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Headshot Station - Heritage Ballroom

How can you take your LinkedIn profile to the next level? Get a professional headshot! After you’ve freshened up your brand at the LinkedIn Corner, walk on over the Headshot Station for a complimentary studio quality headshot. Now there will be nothing standing in your way to stand out in your crowd

12:45 PM - 2:00 PM LUNCH - Laguna Lawn & Heritage Patio
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

ILDA Business Meeting

  • Treasurer's Report - Kent Anderson
  • Membership Committee Report- Dennis Hoeft
  • 2020 Spring Meeting - Janet Cohen
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

General Session - Heritage Ballroom

DAHLIA+ Agency
Topic:  Linked In Session - Cover Do's and Dont's and myths and truths about creating an impactful profile.

Visual Marketing for Your Business
Visual marketing has become a key component for many businesses’ marketing strategy on platforms such as Instagram, Snapchat, and Pinterest. Utilizing good visuals will make your marketing more powerful and more memorable. Join us to get an overview of these social platforms as well as apps and tools to create simple, yet polished visuals. Learn how you can leverage all of these tools to build on your business’s marketing strategy.

Top 10 Productivity Apps
You hear about new apps every single second of the day. Life is too short and data is too precious. So which ones do you download? Which ones work and don’t, and more importantly, how would they work for your needs?

All of these questions answered in this session and then some. Come learn of great apps that can rock your world! We’ll share the apps, and show you exactly how to use them.

Master LinkedIn to Build Your Professional Brand
LinkedIn has become more than your virtual business card. How does your profile rank? With so many changes within the LinkedIn platform, we will share with you how to master LinkedIn, and how you can enhance your professional brand and voice. This is a must-attend session if you are serious about revamping your LinkedIn profile.

  • Enhance your LinkedIn personal profiles or company profile
  • How to build your ‘voice’ on the LinkedIn platform
  • Familiarize yourself with the other LinkedIn solutions
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM


4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Associate Presentations

  • Ricca Chemical Company - Doug Dowd / Linda Hurley
  • Hirschmann, Inc. - Stephanie Grady
  • LabStrong Corporation - Mark Lockwood / Katie Kotz
  • Aries Filterworks -  Monica Osif / Scott Harsch
 6:30 PM
 - 10:00 PM

Reception / Dinner

Taliesin West - Established by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1940

“You’ll be drawn closer to Frank Lloyd Wright’s world on Taliesin West’s signature tour. Visit Wrights private quarters and living room, the gracious Taliesin West “Garden Room,” the Drafting Studio, the Music Pavilion, the Cabaret, and more”

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - Heritage Ballroom

8:30 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Rachel Kerrigan, Corporate Relations Manager, Seeding Labs

Topic: Who is Seeding Labs?

Seeding Labs believes that unleashing the full potential of scientists worldwide is our best hope for fighting global diseases, feeding our growing population, and protecting our planet. With your help, we can equip all scientists with the tools, training, and connections they need to be on the cutting edge of global discovery.

9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

Linked In Profile Review - DAHLIA+ Agency - Heritage Ballroom
Tables set up where attendees can ask the experts to review their LinkedIn profiles and provide feedback. 

10:00 AM

Bob  Davison - ILDA website clean up

10:15 am - 11:30 AM

Samantha Walsh, CEO and Co-Founder, Tetra Public Affairs

Topic: The Business of Hemp

  • Do we Need Hemp? Learn from an policy expert who has been at the forefront of this billion dollar industry from the beginning, that YES we do Need Hemp. This presentation will give the basics of this exciting "new" crop and an overview of a nascent industry with huge economic potential

Lunch on your own


Travel time to airport is approximately 20 minutes  




  1. Email your arrival and departure dates to Kathi (kbretcko@ilda.org) and you will be added to the group rooming list. 
  2. Call hotel's on-site reservations department at 800.528.7867 to make  reservations - Refer to ILDA FALL MEETING
  3. On line reservations will be accepted at ILDA Fall Annual 2019


  • Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is approximately 9 miles from the airport to Hotel
  • Lyft cost estimate: $15.00-$30.00 (depending on the size of the vehicle)
  • Uber cost estimate: $18.00-$30.00 (depending on the size of the vehicle)

Meals - Please note that ILDA cannot arrange for a choice of menus at each meal.  If you have special dietary requests, please download the Dietary Restrictions Form and email to Kathi (kbretcko@ilda.org

Dress  - Business casual (no coats/ties) for all occasions to include receptions and dinners.

Registration, Policies & Fees  - All participants must be registered in advance and the full registration fee is payable in advance.  No registration will be considered complete until a check is received or your credit card is charged.  Fees must be received by October 4, 2019

Cancellations & Refunds  - No refunds will be made for cancellations after Oct.7, 2019.



Packages should arrive no earlier than Thursday, October 17, 2019

Mark packages as follows:

The Scott Resort & Spa
Attn:  (name of person on site) ILDA Meeting
4925 North Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Any question contact kbretcko@ilda.org