The December Annual Meeting is the most essential member meeting of the year. A short but important program will include a quick review of accomplishments this year, approval of the 2019 budget and changes to the by-laws, and ratification of new board members. Following the short program, networking festivities will begin – cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and socializing! Remember your membership is corporate-wide, so bring your employees to the event!
Date: Thursday, December 6, 2018
Place: Sinclair Conference Center, 301 W Fourth St., Dayton
Time: 4:30 – 5:30 Pre-event seminars
5:00 – 6:00 Networking and cash bar*
6:00 – 6:30 Program
6:30 – 8:30 Networking, hors d'oeuvres, and cocktails
Parking: Free (with pass) in Lot C garage under Building 12; park on the north end
Menu: Hors d'oeuvres
Attire: Business/business casual
Cost: $45 for members, $60 for non-members per person if registered by 12/3 (a $5.00 upcharge will be added after deadline). Pre-meeting seminars only attendance is free.
Workplace Benefits: Financial Wellness and 401k Plans - Presented by Bank of America
Join us for a pre-meeting seminar on Workplace Benefits where we will summarize the results of our most recent Workplace Benefits Report. This report offers insights that can help employers better understand the wants and needs of their employees and provide actionable steps that you can use right away to enhance your programs. ALSO, Robert Davis of Merrill Lynch will discuss the essential elements of an excellent 401k plan with commentary from Lance Drummond, QPA, QKA of Clark Schaefer Hackett regarding recent changes to the recordkeeping landscape as well as updated fiduciary responsibilities. In addition, they will discuss changes to the limits on deferring your income which could increase your own retirement accounts!
New Business Opportunities through DRITA - Presented by the Dayton Region Israel Trade Alliance
Interested in new business opportunities? Israel is considered the "Start-Up Nation," developing breakthrough technologies in just about every sector and bringing innovative products to market at a lower cost. Each year, Israel purchases over $1 billion worth of products and services directly from US businesses, particularly manufacturers, through the Foreign Military Financing (FMF) program. The Dayton Region Israel Trade Alliance (DRITA) and specifically Hadas Bar-Or, Dayton Ohio Region Trade Representative to Israel, will talk about how to tap into the opportunities and promote your business by collaborating and leveraging DRITA's connection to Israel.