Business Development, Tools of the Trade, Professional Development, and Personal Enrichment
The Association of Independent Information Professionals (AIIP) hosted its 33rd Annual Conference on April 11-14, 2019, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Speakers & Sessions
Liz Bywater — The Slow Down to Speed Up ™ Guide to Unstoppable Success: A Pragmatic Toolkit for the Growth-Minded Professional (Keynote)
Susan Feldman — Confessions of an Information Professional (2019 Roger Summit Award Lecture)
Valeria Hunter, Jan Knight, and Jane Langeman — Listening for Opportunity: Doing What Comes Unnaturally
Chrissy Geluk, Linda Rink, and Matt Von Hendy — Proposals and Negotiations: Strategies and Techniques
Eddie Ajaeb and Connie Crosby — Aligning with Clients: Changing Business Focus
Jennifer Burke — Productivity as a Solopreneur: Tools for Smartly Running Your Business- Don't Let It Run You!
Jennifer Pflaumer, Loretta Shaw, and Jan Sykes — When a Project Diverges from Plan: Lessons Learned and Recovery Strategies
Rhonda Kleiman — Successful Projects: Secret Sauce to Keeping a Client Happy
Phyllis Smith — Communicate Your Personal Brand
Troy Wason — The Gentle Art of Schmoozing: How to Create Professional and Personal Opportunities Naturally
Karen Klein and Michelle Rawl — Need Help? Phone a Friend
Cindy Shamel and Board — On the Job Training: Learn by Doing
First Timers Welcome and Orientation: Get the Most out of the Conference — Cindy Shamel and Mary Ellen Bates
A Second Chance at a First Impression: Non-First Timers — Anne Hengehold
Introductions — All participants
AIIP Annual Business Meeting
Sunday Morning Sendoff: Cementing the Takeaways — Karen Klein and Kathy Porter
Compete with the Big Guys: Spend Less Time on Proposals — Marge King
Speak Up, Speak Out: Public Speaking & Presenting to Thrill — Arthur Weiss
Get a Grip on Your Social Media Marketing — Connie Crosby
AIIP announced the recipients of several annual awards during the conference.
Roger Summit Lecture Award — Sue Feldman
Marilyn M. Levine AIIP President's Award — Andrea Carrero
Roger Summit Conference Sponsorship — Birgit Bauer
Sue Rugge Memorial Award for mentoring — Carol Compton
AIIP Connections Writer's Award— Kelly Berry, "Strategic Planning for Small Business," AIIP Connections 32(4), Dec 2018
Sponsors & Exhibitors
Content Capital, LLC
Specialty & Promotional Sponsors
Adept Information Solutions
Archer Van Den Broeck Limited
C3 Business Info
CD Sharp Information Systems, Ltd.
Clarify Information Services
Content Capital, LLC
de Stricker Associates
FSO Research & Information
Fulcrum Information Resources
Information Management Services, Inc.
Information Today, Inc.
ITK Vector Inc.
Librarian At Your Service, LLC
Librarian in the Cloud
LMRS Information Services, LLC
P&N Association Management
Rawl Research, Inc.
Shamel Information Services
Wleklinski Information Services
Best of the Business Web
AIIP members made contributions to the Family Support Line. Family Support Line has a 30+ year history of serving child sexual abuse victims. AIIP thanks Director Pat Kosinski for speaking at the Awards Dinner.
Thanks to the 2019 Conference Team
Ulla de Stricker
Karen Klein (lead)
Laurie Van Court
SECURING OF KEYNOTE SPEAKER AND GIVE-BACK CHARITY
Run of Show, Restaurant Sourcing, and Documentation
Website & Social Media
Michelle Rawl (lead)