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CW Ops: 3 Events in 1

Your ticket affords you access to 3 events:

  1. Sep 30: Virtual 1-1 Meetings (12-5pm ET)*
  2. Oct 21: Cocktail Mixer with MSPs & Enterprise (5-7pm ET)
  3. Oct 22: Keynote, Break & Roundtables (8-2pm ET)

*MSPs agree to conduct up to nine 10-minute Virtual 1-1 meetings and Suppliers receive four 1-1 Virtual Meetings with MSPs.  Buyers will also be included from the VISION event.  You may request or accept invites from anyone including Buyers, MSPs or Providers.

Important Dates:  

  • Enrollment in 1-1s expire at 5:00 PM ET on Sept 21.
  • Meeting Requests/Accepts: Sept 22, 12 ET – Sept 27, 5 ET.
  • Conduct 1-1s virtually on Sept 30, 12-5 ET.

Ready to scale your staffing business to the next level?

Staffing Leaders collaborate with your MSP and Buyer Guides as they prepare you to support the largest contingent workforce programs in the world.

Operations discussions involve..

  • Supplier Optimization
  • Contractor processes and engagement
  • Workflow, Req flow, order fulfillment
  • Legal and compliance

Optimization discussions involve..

  • Total Talent Management
  • Leveraging Technology
  • Strategy and Stakeholder Engagement
  • Alignment w/Corporate Initiatives (D&I, etc).

Who should attend?

Staffing Owners, Execs and Solution Salespeople

Managed Service Provider (MSP) Program and Ops Leads

Internally-managed Program Leads from Fortune 1000

1-1 Networking

Meet privately and efficiently in one-on-one video meetings prior to the in-person event

Interactive Sessions

Lectures be gone! Dive deep in roundtables and exchange best practices with MSPs, Enterprise and Suppliers

Cocktails & Dinner

Experience a networking event like no other overlooking the Pacific Ocean with Enterprise Buyers, MSPs and other members

FREE Tickets for MSPs

MSPs and Enterprise Clients attend for FREE including the virtual 1-1 meetings, in-person event plus cocktail networking reception.

Discounted Rooms

Rooms at The Ritz-Carlton are typically $1,500 per night. Enjoy steep room block discounts at $550/night (while supplies last).

LinkedIn Live

Keynotes will be LIVE broadcasted on LinkedIn to reach thousands of Talent Leaders around the world.

Just Ask Our Members

5-star venue

A Luxury Coastal Retreat

When California residents seek reprieve from the city, they head to the northern coastline, drawing energy from the scenic beaches, untouched nature and fresh air. Set amid this tranquility is The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, a blufftop resort overlooking the ocean. Discounted room block available.

Program (PT)

  • 22-27 Sep 2021 – Request Virtual 1-1s
  • 30 Sep, 7:00 – 1:00pm PT – Conduct Virtual 1-1s
  • 21 Oct, 5:00 – 7:00pm PT – In-person Enterprise & MSP Reception
  • 22 Oct, 8:00 – 2:00pm PT – In-person Networking & Roundtables
  • 8:00 Doors open with Networking Breakfast
  • 9:00 Keynote Panel: What Clients Want with Impossible Foods and Johnson Controls (20 mins)
  • 9:30 Roundtables (3) (45 mins)
  • 10:15 Light Fare & Break
  • 11:00 Roundtables (3)  (45 mins)
  • 12:00 Networking Lunch
  • 1:30 Closing Speaker and Farewell
  • 2:00 Program Concludes

KEYNOTE: What Clients Really Want

Jennifer Hall

Impossible Foods
VP, Talent Acquisition

Adam Nowaczynski

Johnson Controls
Sr. Global Indirect Category Manager Contingent Labor

Steven Kekich

Goldman Sachs
VP, Strategic Sourcing

Keynote Panel:

Ask the tough questions and get the truthful answers to help you service your end clients.

Topics explored will be: direct sourcing; labor churn & burn; remote work; how to close SOW business; and more.

Moderated by Jim Coughlin

Small Group Breakouts


MSP Partner of Choice

What makes a great, go-to MSP Partner?

Michael Matherly, SVP, Strategic Workforce Solutions, nextSource


Suppliers' View of VMS Effectiveness

Have your voice heard.  Share your insights on VMS productivity, effectiveness and usability.

Adam Nowaczynski, Sr. Global Indirect Category Manager, Johnson Controls (JCI)

Brian Hoffmeyer, SVP, Market Strategies, Beeline


Long-term Partnership Strategies

How to engage long-term thinking to support program goals. Using honesty, integrity and communication as your foundation through good times and bad.

Karen Maarouf, VP of Supplier Relations, Workforce Logiq and Rajiv Jaganathan and Sally McAllaster, GTT


Diversity Dialogue

How to show diversity as a differentiator when you are not diversity owned.

Rory Spanier, VP of Growth, GRI


What so-called 'Best Practices' drive you nuts?

Tenure management, performance metrics, contact with hiring managers, etc…

Lysa Marcouillier, Global Compliance PM, CW, Applied Materials


Military hiring and sourcing, an untapped talent pool

Did you know that over 200,000+ highly skilled and trained military personnel transition out of the armed forces each year? Why do most enterprise companies only make up a 1-2% of overall Veteran staff? What can talent acquisition teams do better to source, pipeline and hire Veterans? Targeting Military Veterans should be a key component in your Recruitment Strategy of the extended workforce. What is your military hiring benchmark? Why is it vital in the war for talent? Come learn key take always that are fundamental and easy to execute on any talent acquisition team.

Tom Manriquez, Talent Program Leader, PG&E

Featured Attendees

Jennifer Hall

Impossible Foods
Vice President, Talent Acquisition

Mike Kilburg

Supplier Relations Lead

Karen Maarouf

Workforce Logiq
VP, Supplier Relations

Tom Manriquez

Talent Programs Manager

Lysa Marcouillier

Applied Materials
Global Compliance Program Manager, Contingent Workforce

Michael Matherly

SVP Strategy

Robert Moffat

Hays Talent Solutions
SVP Sales, Solutions and Marketing

Adam Nowaczynski

Johnson Controls
Sr. Global Category Manager Contract Labor

Sunitha Palla-Angani

Pontoon Solutions
Sr. Global Program Director

Bradley Pierson

Hays Talent Solutions
Managing Director, Americas
Rory Spanier

Rory Spanier

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MSP & Enterprise

Corporate or External MSP Program/Supply Managers
FREE While supplies last
  • MSPs ONLY (and Internal PMs): FULL ACCESS to ALL sessions including 9 virtual 1-1 meetings, in-person event with keynotes and roundtables plus cocktail reception with Enterprise, MSP and members.

Early Club Members

SOW/Staffing Suppliers only
$2,500 Expires Sept. 21, 2021
  • Price shown is 50% off for ClubVMSA Members & includes FULL ACCESS to 3 events including 4 guaranteed virtual 1-1s, in-person event plus cocktail reception w/ Enterprise, MSP and members.

Virtual 1-1s Only

For Providers
$899 Expires Sept. 21, 2021
  • This ticket is for the Virtual 1-1 event on Sept 30 only. It does not include the in-person event on Oct 14. You will get 4 meeting requests with this ticket. There is no club discount on this ticket. Does not include in-person event.

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