25 Icebreakers to Drive Audience Interaction

  • 09 Mar 2016
  • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Scotwork North America, 400 Lanidex Plaza, Parsippany, New Jersey 07054


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Chapter Meeting
       March 9, 2016

25 Icebreakers to Drive Audience Interaction!

About this Event
When is the last time you truly had fun amidst peers and colleagues while learning something new? Join us for a captivating evening as we participate in a variety of icebreakers that are sure to engage and excite all who attend. 
Getting people comfortable and engaged at the start of your meeting, training class or teamwork session  is critical to setting the tone and delivering a positive participant experience.   
Using effective icebreakers helps to warm-up the conversation and ensure attendees become an equal participant, and get the most out of their learning experience.
If you are looking for ideas to energize your meetings, training sessions or seminars this event is for you! It will provide practical ideas that you can immediately implement back in your workplace.
We will cover different types of icebreakers and ways in which to them. 
About our Presenter
Brian Kathenes is a consultant, writer, speaker, and published author who specializes in management development and organizational performance. He is President and CEO of Progressive Business Concepts, Inc., a firm founded in 1986. Brian has designed and delivered numerous supervisory and advanced management development training programs for U.S. and global client and has appeared on more than 1000 television and radio programs and has been quoted in over forty business magazines and newspapers including the New York Times, Successful Meetings, Business Philadelphia, and USA Today. He is also the author of the team development news column; How To Build Teams That Will Still Respect You In The Morning, and offers free team development tips at: www.BestTeamTips.com. Brian holds the title: Teambuilding Guru, which was bestowed upon him by Successful Meetings Magazine and Meetings International Magazine Megasite.
Brian also hosts “Value This” a nationally-syndicated radio program on Public Radio. He has served as the science fiction and technology appraisal expert on The Discovery Channel’s collectibles TV show: POP NATION - America’s Coolest Stuff. He is the consulting on-air expert on the Reelz Channel reality show FanAddicts. He served as an expert witness in the Nixon Watergate Presidential Papers Case, and many other high-profile litigation cases for the US Marshal Service, IRS, US Customs & Border Protection, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and the City of Philadelphia.

Brian is also the Managing Partner of National Appraisal Consultants, the nation’s largest personal property appraisal firm providing integrated publishing, practice building training, and seminars exclusively to personal property appraisers in the United States and Canada.

Full Bio:  http://www.pbcbiz.com


5:30 - Networking/Light Dinner
6:00 - Chapter Announcements
6:15 - Icebreaker Overview
6:30 - Interactive participation
8:15 - Wrap-up

NNJ-ATD Member - $45.00
Non-members - $60.00
Local ATD chapters and SHRM members - $45.00
Professionals in Transition/Students - $35.00

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