Emerging Leaders
Summer Summit 2019

Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile
Chicago, IL

August 5-6, 2019

ISA Members Registration Fee: $650

Register Now

Sponsors

Interested in Sponsorship? Call McKenzie Zutell at (866) 460-2360

ReWireU Public Speaking: Leveraging Improv Techniques to Craft and Deliver Better Presentations

Who Should Attend?

Young professionals and high-potential individuals who want to become more comfortable and confident with public speaking. Focus areas will include how to read the room, adjusting to change in the moment, extemporaneous vs. prepared speech and wowing a crowd.

Your rising-stars will engage with their peers in a full day, hands-on workshop designed to teach the principles needed to succeed.

What Will You Learn?

This is an interactive learning experience for today’s Emerging Leaders. Building on The Second City’s 60 years of using improv as a tool to generate original content, this course introduces how the tenets of improvisation can be applied to how you craft and deliver presentations at work:

  • Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone: project confidence despite ambiguity or change
  • Confident Stage Presence: Explore your unique Presence, Personality & Voice
  • Storytelling: How to craft and deliver stories that will have their attention from start to finish
  • Agility & Awareness: Adapting each message to your audience, keeping your finger to the pulse of what’s happening in the room; improv tools and techniques for brainstorming, creative thinking on your feet, pivoting effectively and responding to questions on the fly.

After each exercise, you will get feedback from your expert facilitators. The result? Heightened awareness to shed those physical and verbal idiosyncrasies that aren’t serving you so you can bring your A-game every time. 

Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile

Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile

633 North Saint Clair Street
Chicago, Illinois 60611
+1 312 787 1234

Emerging Leaders Room Rate: $229/night

Book Your Hotel Room Now
Back to Summit

Accommodations

Hotel Arrangements

Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile

633 North Saint Clair Street
Chicago, Illinois 60611
+1 312 787 1234

Emerging Leaders Room Rate: $229/night

Book Your Hotel Room Now

Need more info? Contact Allison Beacham at abeacham@isapartners.org

Summer Summit Agenda

Day 1 - Monday, August 5, 2019

3:00 pm 5:00 pm

Registration

Location: Lake Shore Ballroom, Floor 3

6:00 pm 11:00 pm

Wrigley Rooftop Evening Event – Chicago Cubs vs Oakland A’s

Location: 3643 N Sheffield, Chicago IL

Join your fellow Emerging Leaders for the best event Wrigleyville has to offer! Come have dinner and watch the Cubs game at our very own Wrigley Rooftop. Sip a beer or some wine on the bleachers, and enjoy dinner and dessert while the Cubs beat the Oakland Athletics. Game start time is 7:05pm, and the rooftop opens an hour before the game begins. This is a rain or shine venue, meaning we will be good to go no matter what Chicago weather throws our way!

Please meet in the lobby on Floor 2 at 5:30pm.

Day 2 - Tuesday, August 6, 2019

8:00 am 9:00 am

Breakfast

Location: Lake Shore Ballroom, Floor 3

9:00 am 10:30 am

RewireU: Public Speaking & Storytelling – Part 1

Lake Shore Ballroom, Floor 3

10:30 am 10:45 am

Morning Coffee Break

Location: Lake Shore Ballroom, Floor 3

10:45 am 12:00 pm

RewireU: Public Speaking & Storytelling – Part 1

Location: Lake Shore Ballroom, Floor 3

12:00 pm 1:00 pm

Lunch

Location: Lake Shore Ballroom, Floor 3

1:00 pm 2:30 pm

RewireU: Public Speaking & Storytelling – Part 2

Location: Lake Shore Ballroom, Floor 3

2:30 pm 2:45 pm

Afternoon Power Break

Lake Shore Ballroom, Floor 3

2:45 pm 4:00 pm

RewireU: Public Speaking & Storytelling – Part 2

Location: Lake Shore Ballroom, Floor 3

4:00 pm

Summer Summit Wrap-up & Closing

Location: Lake Shore Ballroom, Floor 3

Session Information

RewireU empowers individuals, teams, and creatives through the understanding and application of The Second City’s renowned improvisation techniques. As inventors of the art form, they have a deep understanding of how their methods can unlock creativity and foster ensemble building in wholly unique ways.

The program is designed to teach participants how to rewire their minds to be more like that of an improviser: nimble, adaptable, and accepting of ideas.

Participants of the ReWireU program gain hands-on experience learning proven strategies that impact several critical collaborative areas, including:

  • Generate new ideas–and better ideas
  • Engaging in the sharing of ideas and opinions
  • Developing the skills to give and receive feedback that sticks
  • Embracing change and overcoming conflict
  • Finding your unique voice
  • Building trust, encouraging risk and learning to be comfortable with discomfort
  • Becoming open and inclusive to other thoughts, backgrounds, and skill sets
  • Instilling creativity as a habit

Instructors

Jeannie Cahill Griggs

Read More

Sydney Davis

Read More

Lele Mason

Read More

Jay Steigmann

Read More
Back to Summit
icon/remove xIconCreated with Sketch. XCreated with Sketch. FacebookCreated with Sketch. ShapeCreated with Sketch. instagram linkedin2 Group 3printer triangle-downTwitterCreated with Sketch. youtube