“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.”
One of my main strategic initiatives this past year has been to focus on and develop what we call the community model of the future. As our communities have grown and changed, we were tasked with dissecting them from all levels. Is the current model still working? Where do we see them going in the future? Who do we want involved in each community? What does the curriculum or course look like? Is the location of the meetings the right fit? So many questions were asked to help us determine our new path and plan. As we dove deeper into our current model, the end game was that the model needed to change.
As we quickly approach our 2016 Boomer Technology CirclesTM Summit in August, I am reminded of all of the changes we have made from the last time we were all together. I thought it would be an awesome opportunity to highlight some of those changes.
Get To Know Your Agenda
Our agendas for the upcoming BTC Summit meeting have shifted depending on what Circle or Track you are attending. To accommodate us at our new location, half of the participants will have their individual day on Monday with the General Sessions on Tuesday while the other half will have their individual day on Wednesday, again with the General Sessions on Tuesday. To find out more information regarding your particular Circle meeting or Track and when you will need to arrive and depart, please click on your BTC Summit meeting agenda below.
· BTC 1 – LINK TO AGENDA
· BTC 2 – LINK TO AGENDA
· BTC 4 – LINK TO AGENDA
· BTC 5 – LINK TO AGENDA
· Lean Circle Track – LINK TO AGENDA
· NextGen Leader Circle Track – LINK TO AGENDA
Location, Location, Location
Our BTC Summit meeting will be held at the InterContinental Kansas City at The Plaza this year. Located in the heart of the Country Club Plaza, the InterContinental brings new and fresh meeting spaces and experiences to our members. Along with the new location, participants are offered endless options for networking with their peers through dining and entertainment right across the street. To read more information about the InterContinental Kansas City at The Plaza, please visit our Kansas City Fun webpage (LINK HERE)
New Faces in the Crowd
To give you better access to more expertise at Boomer Consulting, we adjusted the community model to include participation by several of our consultants and staff at all of our community meetings. No longer will your meetings be led by one main individual at BCI. Additional consultants have stepped into facilitation roles within the BTC Summit and communities. With different backgrounds and knowledge in Leadership, Talent, Technology, Process and Growth, all of our consultants are ready to offer new perspectives and information to participants.
Connecting and Networking
The BTC Summit has always given ample time and opportunity for participants to network with their peers along with the solution providers throughout the event. At this year’s Summit we will be adding an additional networking opportunity with a Tuesday night social reception. Along with the Sunday and Monday evening social receptions and sponsor displays through your week at the InterContinental, the connection time between you and your peers is endless.
There is No “I” in Team
Along with the new changes in our community model, Boomer Consulting has brought on many new additions when it comes to our staff. We welcomed Michael Wherry, Senior Consultant, Heather Robinson, Marketing Manager, Megan Schottler, Solutions Advisor, Chelsea Roberts, Process Administrator and Samantha Zerr, Operations Accountant to the team in late 2016/early 2016. These amazing people have helped round out our already awesome team at Boomer Consulting and they can’t wait to be a part of this year’s BTC Summit. If you have any questions, please just ask a Boomer Team member. We are here to help!
We look forward to having you a part of our new and improved 2016 BTC Summit! If you have any questions or would like any more information regarding the event, please visit the BTC Summit page (LINK HERE).