Join Us October 19-22 in San Diego - 2022 APNA Annual Conference
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2021
APNA Virtual Conference

October 20-22

About the Conference

APNA is excited to bring back our Virtual Conference. This is an excellent opportunity for those not able to join us in Florida for our in-person event. Featuring many of the presenters and workshops from the in-person event, our Virtual Conference will offer three days of learning, business growth, and networking.
 
Open to everyone – agency owners and staff! These past 18 months have been filled with challenges for agencies all over the world, and there has never been a time we needed each other’s wisdom, advice, and company more.
 
The conference will take place October 20-22 from 12pm – 4pm EST // 9am – 1pm PST with three sessions happening each day suitable for both agency owners and staff. 
 
Workshops & Speakers Include:
  • 3 Paths to Business Growth: Evaluating Your Business Expansion Opportunities, Lynn Perkins with Kristin Stiles, Urban Sitter
  • Breaking In: 10-Step Sales SOP Proven to Get Results, Amy Bingham, Bingham Consults 
  • Rebuilding Temp Session, Lindsay Rose, Mom’s Best Friend Agency
  • Taking a Look at Unconscious Bias in Your Agency Processes (Inquiry, Application + Interview), Yvonne Davenport with Ruka Curate LENS Diversity
  • How to Hire and Fire – Growing your Team Strategically and Best Practices for Parting Ways, Shenandoah Davis, Adventure Nannies
  • Payroll, Taxes, Benefits in the Time of COVID: What to Know, Jay Schulze, HomeWork Solutions
  • Harrowing Ordeals | How to Respond (Legally Speaking), Harry Jones, Polsinelli
  • The Case for Nanny Training, Erika Slade, E-Nanny
  • Surviving the Difficult, High Maintenance, and Needy, Dr. Lindsay Heller, The Nanny Doctor
 
We look forward to ‘seeing’ you as we all continue to weather the storm together!

October 20-22, 2021

Online

Conference Will Begin

Wednesday, October 20

Day One

Schedule

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm 

​​3 Paths to Business Growth: Evaluating Your Business Expansion Opportunities
Lynn Perkins​, Urban Sitter​ & SitterPro and Kristin Stiles​, Urban Sitter​

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Networking Break, Visit Vendors 

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm 

​​Win That Client
Amy Bingham, Bingham Consults

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm 
Networking Break, Visit Vendors 

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm 

​​Rebuilding Temp
Lindsay Rose, Mom’s Best Friend Agency, Dallas

all times listed in Eastern Standard Time

Thursday, October 21

Day Two

Schedule

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm 

​​How to Hire and Fire – Growing your Team Strategically and Best Practices for Parting Ways
Shenandoah Davis, Adventure Nannies

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Networking Break, Visit Vendors 

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm 

​​Taking a Look at Unconscious Bias in Your Agency Processes (Inquiry, Application + Interview) 
Yvonne Davenport ​, LENS Diversity and Ruka Curate​, LENS Diversity​

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm 
Networking Break, Visit Vendors 

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm 

​​Payroll, Taxes, Benefits in the Time of COVID: What to Know
Jay Schulze, HomeWork Solutions

all times listed in Eastern Standard Time

Friday, October 22

Day Three

Schedule

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm 

​​Harrowing Ordeals | How to Respond (Legally Speaking)
Harry Jones, Polsinelli and Kim Winblood (moderator), Mom’s Best Friend Agency, Dallas

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Networking Break, Visit Vendors 

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm 

​​The Case for Nanny Training 
Erika Slade, ENanny

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm 
Networking Break, Visit Vendors 

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm 

Surviving the Difficult, High Maintenance, and Needy
Dr.​ ​Lindsay Heller, The Nanny Doctor

all times listed in Eastern Standard Time

Wednesday, October 20

Day One

Schedule

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm 

​​3 Paths to Business Growth: Evaluating Your Business Expansion Opportunities
Lynn Perkins​, Urban Sitter​ & SitterPro and Kristin Stiles​, Urban Sitter​

Workshop

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Networking Break, Visit Vendors 

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm 

​​Win That Client
Amy Bingham, Bingham Consults

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm 
Networking Break, Visit Vendors 

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm 

​​Rebuilding Temp
Lindsay Rose, Mom’s Best Friend Agency, Dallas

all times listed in Eastern Standard Time

Thursday, October 21

Day Two

Schedule

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm 

How to Hire and Fire – Growing your Team Strategically and Best Practices for Parting Ways
Shenandoah Davis, Adventure Nannies

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Networking Break, Visit Vendors 

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm 

​​Taking a Look at Unconscious Bias in Your Agency Processes (Inquiry, Application + Interview) 
Yvonne Davenport ​, LENS Diversity and Ruka Curate​, LENS Diversity​

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm 
Networking Break, Visit Vendors 

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm 

​​Payroll, Taxes, Benefits in the Time of COVID: What to Know
Jay Schulze, HomeWork Solutions

all times listed in Eastern Standard Time

Friday, October 22

Day Three

Schedule

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm 

​​Harrowing Ordeals | How to Respond (Legally Speaking)
Harry Jones, Polsinelli and Kim Winblood (moderator), Mom’s Best Friend Agency, Dallas

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Networking Break, Visit Vendors 

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm 

​​The Case for Nanny Training 
Erika Slade, ENanny

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm 
Networking Break, Visit Vendors 

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm 

​​Surviving the Difficult, High Maintenance, and Needy
Dr.​ ​Lindsay Heller, The Nanny Doctor

all times listed in Eastern Standard Time

Sponsors

Thank You to our 2021 Virtual Conference Sponsors

FAQ

What if I need to cancel?

There are no cancellations for the Virtual Conference. You will receive access to the recordings.

Can I purchase additional tickets for my staff?

Yes. We welcome staff. You can add additional registrants when you register yourself. If you’ve already registered, you can simply go back to your registration (we encourage you to create an account within the registration system, RegFox), and add additional attendees. Discounted rates will be automatically adjusted depending on the number of registrants.

Do I need to be a member of APNA to register?

No. We welcome everyone to register for our Virtual Conference. We do offer member and non-member pricing, with additional discounts for additional staff from the same agency.

Will I have access to the recordings?

Yes. Those registered for the Virtual Conference will receive access to the recordings for 3 months from the end date of the event.

How will I access the event?

We utilize a platform called Whova. Instructions will be mailed out separately a few weeks before the event begins.

How do I access the Facebook group?

The Facebook group will be for registered attendees only. You will be emailed instructions to join the group at a later date. Note that only personal accounts will be admitted to the Facebook group. No company pages will be permitted.

Questions?

Kellie Geres, APNA Executive Assistant
admin@theapna.org

See you in St Petersburg!