4A's Strategy Festival 2014

Annual Meeting
October 5 - 7, 2014
ChicagoIL 60611
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Strategy Festival Website:  http://stratfest.aaaa.org/
 
CLICK ON REGISTER OR REGISTER GROUP TO SIGN UP FOR ANY OR ALL SESSIONS
 
Sunday, October 5
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM | Leadership Forum: The Business of Planning
 
Collaboration and Convergence, Compensation, Structure
A moderated discussion about what it takes to run and grow a successful strategy practice in your agency. 4A's members only, limited to 40 attendees.  $150 supplemental fee. Participation is available to department heads and heads of planning at your agency. Please be sure to select this during the registration process to sign up for it.
 
6:30 PM | Welcome Reception at the Langham Hotel
 
Monday, October 6
8:15 AM to 5:00 PM | Disciplined Thinking in a World of Possibilities
The general session will feature a mix of inspiration and application presentations, both encouraging attendees to generate big ideas and put them to work. Inspiration speakers come from the periphery of the advertising industry: academics, researchers, marketers and authors. Application speakers will present their award-winning Jay Chiat case studies from across five categories.  
 
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM | Cocktails and Conversation
We'll be headed over to FCB's beautiful offices in Chicago for the reception. Address: 875 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
 

Tuesday, October 7  
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM | Craft Skills Workshops (limit of 30 people per workshop and registration required.  You do not have to register for the Strategy Festival to register for the workshops.)
 
Supplemental fee of $350 for 4A's members, $450 for non-members. (Check off which one you will be attending during registration.)
Brainstorming and Facilitation Workshop, Merry Baskin, Founder, Baskin Shark (Planning Consultancy)
Crafting a Better Brief Workshop, Scott Lukas, Owner, DOSAGE (Collaborative Strategy Consultant) 
 
Registration Fees*
 
Member

$895 - includes Sunday and Monday parties 

Additional Event Member Registration Fees
Members have the option to sign up for the Sunday Roundtable Discussions that run from 1 PM - 5 PM. There is an added cost of $150 to attend the discussions. You must be registered for the general conference registration listed above.
 
We will be hosting three Craft Skills Workshops on Tuesday, October 7. There is an additional cost of $350 to attend the workshops. Select one of the workshops listed above.
 
Non-Member
$1095 - includes Sunday and Monday parties
 
Additional Event Non-Member Registration Fee
We will be hosting three Craft Skills Workshops on Tuesday, October 7. There is an additional cost of $450 to attend the workshops. Select one of the workshops listed above.
 
*If you have a group of five or more, please email Troy Starwalt (tstarwalt@aaaa.org) for a group discount code. 
 
Cancellations and Substitutions
There will be a $150 cancellation fee on any cancellations received on or before Monday, September 22. There is no refund for cancellations after Monday, September 22. Substitutions are always allowed. Substitutions and cancellations should be sent to Troy Starwalt, tstarwalt@aaaa.org.