Volunteer Appreciation Workshop Event

December 4, 2022
If you've volunteered with NAA in the last three years, or have three years of NAA volunteering under your belt, you are invited to the Volunteer Appreciation Workshop! This is an opportunity for NAA to appreciate you and your service with an opportunity to get insider information as an association volunteer leader and enhance your leadership and communication skills to further your volunteer leadership reach. Members who have served on a task force, committee, Board, as an ambassador, or volunteered as a speaker are eligible to attend. This FREE event will be held the Sunday (Dec. 4) before Designation Academy at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas.

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If you attend the Volunteer Appreciation Workshop and also hold your AARE or BAS designation, register for the

To qualify for the Volunteer Appreciation Bundle, you need to:

  1. Register and pay for either the BA Workshop or the RE Workshop
  2. Register for the no-cost Volunteer Appreciation Workshop
  3. Hold either the BAS or AARE designation to audit your designation class at no additional cost

Schedule of Events

Subject to change. Check back for updated information.

Sunday, Dec. 4 Pacific Time Location
  9:00 a.m. Welcome and Breakfast  
10:00 a.m. Keynote: Creating a Limitless Culture™  
Speaker: Ben Whiting
  11:00 a.m. NAA Volunteer Leadership Town Hall
Moderators: NAA Leadership
  12:00 p.m. Lunch on Your Own  
1:00 p.m. Communication Skills for Connection Workshop
Speaker: Ben Whiting
   3:00 p.m. Adjourn  

Keynote Speaker

Ben Whiting
Ben believes people may forget what you say and forget what you do, but they will never forget how you make them feel. This is why he strives to not merely present ideas and tell stories, but to create experiences that will keep you engaged and having fun so that you remember what you learned long after he leaves the stage. By combining his backgrounds in leadership development, theatre, and corporate entertainment, he promises to provide simple, actionable strategies while guaranteeing a great time.

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