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October Chapter Meeting and Networking Reception

October 20, 2022 @ 3:00 pm7:00 pm EDT

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Join us on Thursday, October 20th, 3:00pm-7:00pm at the Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square for an afternoon education session followed by a networking reception. During this event, Rich McLaughlin, Leadership Coach/Speaker, will use presentations and small group work to provide leadership and coaching skills related to connecting with colleagues and building teams, showing up fully for our roles at our organizations, and participating in meaningful work, and innovating.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn leadership and coaching skills that can be applied to internal work and external vendor relationships
  • Consider how to show up fully for your role, especially in times of uncertainty, challenge, etc.
  • Discuss how to leverage teams to innovate

About the Speaker: Rich McLaughlin has been an observer and practitioner of innovation and employee engagement processes for over 20 years. He has over 14,000 hours designing and facilitating leadership and interpersonal skills workshops, innovation explorations and problem solving with teams to help them jump start their change and innovation efforts. He has helped teams as small as eight and departments as large as 100 learn how to blend external developments (to understand where customer needs are moving) with internal employee engagement processes (to show how to stimulate internal experiments and capitalize on those opportunities). Rich received his MA in Training and Development for Business from Ohio State University, and has been consulting faculty for the University of Notre Dame’s College of Business since 2000. He is author of, “Rules of Engagement: A Story About How Leaders Can More Effectively Engage Employees”, and he co-authored, “Tapping Team Intelligence: Consulting Tools and Exercises that Facilitate Team Performance and Learning Through Action”. He is also certified in EQi 2.0, Rummler Brache process mapping methodology, MBTI, TMI, CCL’s 360 Benchmarks, the Hermann Brain Dominance Index, the Matrix Management Institute’s Project Management Methodology, and the Experience Innovation simulation.

Please note: All attendees will be required to show proof of a negative Covid test taken on Thursday, October 20, 2022. Attendees will be required to show a photo of their negative test upon check-in to the event. This test can be an at-home test or rapid test. Free at-home tests are available at https://www.covid.gov/tests. Registration refunds will be provided if you test positive. A limited number of tests will be available at registration if you forget. Safety requirements may be adjusted to the current requirements in the City of Philadelphia and at the Sonesta Philadelphia as the event date approaches.

PCMA PHL has been approved by the Events Industry Council (EIC) as a Preferred Provider of the above-listed continuing education course, which qualifies for CMP continuing education credit. Determination of continuing education credit eligibility or Preferred Provider status does not imply EIC’s endorsement or assessment of education quality.

Thank you to our host and sponsors!


October 20, 2022
3:00 pm– 7:00 pm EDT
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Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square
1800 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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PCMA Greater Philadelphia Chapter
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