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Non-Member, ERG Symposium, Mar. 9-10 includes Community Reception!)
08 Mar 2018
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1-day Leadership Development Academy Mar. 10 only (Early Bird thru 2/16)
11 Mar 2018
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Member, NLA Mar. 10-11 includes Mar. 9 Community Reception
08 Mar 2018
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08 Mar 2018
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Community Reception (Mar. 9, 6-9 PM)
09 Mar 2018
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12-month SJ chapter membership AND Community Reception (66% off)
09 Mar 2018
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Posted March 7, 2018: The NAAAP Planning Team looks forward to meeting you and interacting with speakers and leaders from near and far.  We have more than 100 people registered for both Friday and Saturday. 

Travel to the Mansion/meeting venue: Dolce Mansion is located between Freeway 101 and 87 in the heart of San Jose and is 11 miles from the Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Int'l Airport.  

Dress Attire: Business Casual

Weather: 52-70 degrees Farenheit, dress in layers. 

Meals:  We will have coffee, pastries and yogurt each morning, full buffet lunch, and afternoon snack each day.  Chilled water all day is available by the glass or a bottle you bring. 

Reception on Friday, Mar. 9: Heavy Hors D'oeuvres, cash bar, lion dance and famous San Jose Taiko, plus greetings from NAAAP's National Board and sponsors. 

Don't forget to pack:

  • your business cards
  • your charging cord /charger (We will provide a strip of outlets.)

Agenda updates, confirmed speakers, and hotel information may be found at academy.naaap.org 

Remember to tweet and post your insights, memorable quotes, photos with new friends and use hashtag #naaapnla18 or #naaaperg 


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The ERG Leadership Symposium is a two-day training designed for individuals responsible for chartering or sustaining Employee Resource Groups or Business Resource Groups. On Friday, Mar. 9, NAAAP brings speakers to share best practices and conduct small group discussions on recruiting and recognizing volunteers, supporting, and measuring ERG initiatives.  New for 2018 is a second day of leadership training on Saturday, Mar. 10, for the ERG leaders who deal with day-to-day operational issues and who seek mentorship and personal career development.

The National Leadership Academy (NLA) is NAAAP’s mid-year leadership training program that starts on Saturday, utilizing the second day of the ERG Leadership Symposium and a NAAAP Congress on Sunday, March 11.  Attendees represent chapters throughout the US, Canada, and China. 

For a day of professional development and personal enrichment, consider joining us for Leadership Training on Saturday only.

Early Bird prices ended on Feb. 16.  Current prices are reflected here.

Prices include...: 

  1. ERG Leadership Symposium price includes 2-day meeting at the Dolce Hayes Mansion:  Mar. 9 - Continental breakfast, Lunch Buffet, two breaks, and Community Reception with heavy hors d'oeuvres, Mar. 10 - Full plated breakfast, lunch buffet, one break, and Wine Reception.
  2. NLA price includes 2-day meeting at the Docle Hayes Mansion, with Community Reception on Mar. 9, Mar. 10 meals, plus continental breakfast on Mar. 11.  
  3. The ERG Add-On price is added to the NLA price to include Mar. 9 day time meals and meeting.
  4. Saturday one-day professional development price includes full plated breakfast, lunch buffet, one break, and Wine Reception.

09 Mar 2018 @ 9:00am PST
11 Mar 2018 @ 12:30pm PDT

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  • 200 Edenvale Ave, San Jose, CA 95136, USA

The ERG Leadership Symposium and NLA will take place at the gorgeous Dolce Hayes Mansion, a 100 year-old property that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is managed by Wyndham Hotels for the City of San Jose.  Enjoy magnificent mountain views, lush gardens, and towering palm trees, fresh California air, turn-of-the-century luxury, and high-tech convenience. Hayes Mansion is 15 miles from San Jose International Airport. Its address is: 200 Edenvale Avenue, San Jose, CA 95136