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Venue Location
Venue Location

Le Méridien San Francisco

333 Battery Street
San Francisco, California

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Organizer
Organizer
Organizer:
Contact Person: Yelba M. Gutierrez
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Dear International Colleagues,


We are pleased to announce the 2020 Global Staff Forum, to be held in the city of San Francisco, from Friday, February 28th through Monday, March 2nd, 2020.


All Best Buddies International staff are cordially invited to participate in this event, in which we will have the opportunity to share experiences, perform training reviews, and discuss important topics with our fellow Best Buddies colleagues from all regions.


We look forward to seeing you!

Agenda
Agenda
  • Day 1

    February 28, 2020

  • Day 2

    February 29, 2020

  • Day 3

    March 1, 2020

  • Day 4

    March 2, 2020

  • 1 PM - 9 PM

    Arrival Day

    Arrival Day

  • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

    PR/Social Media/Marketing Strategies

    PR/Social Media/Marketing Strategies

    Nicole Maddox (Director, Communications of Best Buddies International)

    Nicole Maddox

    Director, Communications of Best Buddies International

    10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

    Break

    Break

    10:45 AM - 12 PM

    Global Updates

    Global Updates

    Gustavo Soriano (Senior Director, International Jobs Programs of Best Buddies International)

    Gustavo Soriano

    Senior Director, International Jobs Programs of Best Buddies International

    Friendship & Leadership Program Updates - Jennifer Allen Jobs Program & Inclusive Living Updates - Gustavo Soriano

    12 PM - 1 PM

    Lunch

    Lunch

    1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

    Developing Global Partnerships

    Developing Global Partnerships

    Hilary Stephens (Senior Director, International Development of Best Buddies International)

    Hilary Stephens

    Senior Director, International Development of Best Buddies International

    2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

    Criteria & Benefits of Accreditation

    Criteria & Benefits of Accreditation

    Hilary Stephens (Senior Director, International Development of Best Buddies International)

    Hilary Stephens

    Senior Director, International Development of Best Buddies International

    3:15 PM - 3:30 PM

    Break

    Break

    3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    Champion of the Year

    Champion of the Year

    Katelyn Quintero (State Director, California of Best Buddies International)

    Katelyn Quintero

    State Director, California of Best Buddies International

    7 PM - 9 PM

    International Dinner hosted by Best Buddies

    International Dinner hosted by Best Buddies

    Palio Restaurant 640 Sacramento St San Francisco, CA 94111
  • 9 AM - 10:15 AM

    Jobs Program and Sustainable Development

    Jobs Program and Sustainable Development

    Gustavo Soriano (Senior Director, International Jobs Programs of Best Buddies International)

    Gustavo Soriano

    Senior Director, International Jobs Programs of Best Buddies International

    Jenny Braunlin (Corporate Citizenship Specialist at Blue Shield of California)

    Jenny Braunlin

    Corporate Citizenship Specialist at Blue Shield of California

    10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

    Group Discussion: Corporate Partners

    Group Discussion: Corporate Partners

    Gustavo Soriano (Senior Director, International Jobs Programs of Best Buddies International)

    Gustavo Soriano

    Senior Director, International Jobs Programs of Best Buddies International

    Jenny Braunlin (Corporate Citizenship Specialist at Blue Shield of California)

    Jenny Braunlin

    Corporate Citizenship Specialist at Blue Shield of California

    11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

    Break

    Break

    12 PM - 1 PM

    Lunch

    Lunch

    1 PM - 1:45 PM

    Friendship Program and Volunteer Management

    1:45 PM - 2:30 PM

    New Program Management Model

    New Program Management Model

    Kelsey Roland (Program Manager, Mission Expansion at Best Buddies California)

    Kelsey Roland

    Program Manager, Mission Expansion at Best Buddies California

    2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

    Staff Panel: Friendship Program

    Staff Panel: Friendship Program

    Sercan Duygan (Program Supervisor at Best Buddies Turkey)

    Sercan Duygan

    Program Supervisor at Best Buddies Turkey

    Tita Edid de Kahan (Country Director of Best Buddies Mexico)

    Tita Edid de Kahan

    Country Director of Best Buddies Mexico

    3:15 PM - 3:30 PM

    Break

    Break

    3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    Producing/Enhancing a Best Buddies Friendship Walk

    Producing/Enhancing a Best Buddies Friendship Walk

    SK

    Stuart Kaul

    Senior Director, National Friendship Walks of Best Buddies International

  • 9:15 AM - 12 PM

    Best Buddies Site Visit to Accenture

    Best Buddies Site Visit to Accenture

    415 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94105
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Tickets

Option One: Three Nights & Shared Room

Check-In: Friday, February 28, 2020
Check Out: Monday, March 2, 2020

Three nights stay at a four-star hotel, breakfast, daily lunches, one group sit down dinner and conference fee.

$600

Option Two: Three Nights & Single Room

Check-In: Friday, February 28, 2018
Check Out: Monday, March 2, 2018

Three nights stay at a four-star hotel, breakfast, daily lunches, one group sit down dinner and conference fee.

$850