Registration Now Open for Chief Staff Executives Retreat Featuring Small Bar Track with Special Pricing
The Chief Staff Executives Retreat is scheduled for March 12-13, 2019, and will be held once again at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile. The CSE Retreat is a great opportunity for chief staff executives of bars of all sizes to gather in advance of the BLI to discuss personal development, human resource issues, and volunteer and management relationships. This year’s CSE Retreat will be held as a collaborative event in conjunction with the Small Bar Conference and will include a track geared toward the needs of small associations. Programming will begin on Tuesday with welcome dinners (one for larger bars and one for smaller bars) that will provide opportunities to network with individuals with similar professional challenges. Joint breakfast and programming on Wednesday morning will be followed in the afternoon by a lunch for each group and programming featuring two distinct tracks: one with broad appeal to all CSEs and one specifically designed for bars with limited staff and 1,000 or fewer members. Registration for the retreat is now open. Click here to register and apply for scholarships today.

Boot Camp for New Executive Directors
NABE will host a Boot Camp for New Executive Directors on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 12-4 pm, immediately preceding the 2019 CSE Retreat & Small Bar Track. The Boot Camp is geared toward executive directors who have been in their positions under two years and will be a quick paced, open discussion about how to be an effective bar association executive director. Click here to see the topics for discussion and to register.

NABE Board Meeting Highlights (December 11, 2018)
The Board met by conference call in December to be updated on a series of issues including a joint meeting of NABE and NCBP’s executive committees, the status of the new consultant contract that is anticipated to be effective January 1, NABE finances and plans for the LawPay sponsored reception at the midyear meeting in Las Vegas, among other items. The board also adopted guidelines that will be used for the new nomination process for NABE board and officer positions effective 2019 and referred a proposal to the Membership Committee re: changes to NABE’s membership policies. 

We wish you joy this holiday season and a happy and healthy New Year. 

Ellen Miller, NABE Secretary

Bulletin Winter Break
NABE Bulletin will not publish on December 27, 2018, or January 3, 2019. Look for our next issue on January 10, 2019.

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