Online Community

ASA Central

A dynamic online community for ASA members to exchange ideas and best practices, and connect with industry peers in their sector. Visit the site ›
Find Goods & Services

ASA Marketplace

This powerful online resource enables staffing companies to find and access industry supplier information, products and services. Visit the site ›
Daily Publication

Staffing Today Newsletter

Your #1 daily source for news about the workforce industry. With versions available to members and nonmembers. Visit the site ›
Health Care Reform

Affordable Care Act Resources for Staffing

Up-to-date news, resources, interactive tools, and more—all focused on helping ASA members comply with the ACA. Visit the site ›
Advertisers & Exhibitors

Staffing Industry Suppliers

ASA has numerous and diverse marketing opportunities available to help you reach the rapidly growing staffing industry. Visit the site ›
Exclusive Products

ASA Store

From certification packages and study guides to marketing tools and data reports, ASA resources add value to your business. Visit the site ›

ASA Staffing Connect: South Agenda

6–7 p.m.
Registration Open


7–9 p.m.
Networking Reception, hosted by ASA Texas PAC

8:30–9 a.m.
Registration and Breakfast With Exhibitors


9–9:45 a.m.
Welcome and ASA Industry Update
Hamid Mangalji, president, Cardinal Med Staffing; council chairman, ASA Texas Network
Steve Berchem, CSP, chief operating officer, ASA


9:45–11:15 a.m.
The New Language of Staffing
Steve Berchem, CSP, COO, ASA
Adam Bleibtreu, chief marketing officer, ASGN and Creative Circle; chairman, ASA industry marketing committee


11:15–11:30 a.m.
Break With Exhibitors


11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Breakout Sessions by Learning Track

Executive Track
Scaling Your Business, Preparing for Growth
Jeff Bowling, founder and board member, the Delta Cos.; member, ASA board of directors

Producer Track
Bringing Your ‘A’ Game to Critical Relationships
Kelly Irons, chief executive officer, developUs


12:30–1:45 p.m.
Networking Lunch

Employment Law and Regional Legislative Update
Pam Bratton, vice president, Meador Staffing Services
Toby Malara, Esq., government affairs counsel, ASA


1:45–3 p.m.
Breakout Sessions by Learning Track

Executive Track
Everyday Marketing Strategies to Maximize Results
Adam Bleibtreu, chief marketing officer, ASGN and Creative Circle; chairman, ASA industry marketing committee

Producer Track
Why Attracting Millennial Talent Is Different
Claudette Cunitz, TSC, CSP, staffing industry consultant, CC Advisors Group LLC


3–3:30 p.m.
Break With Exhibitors


3:30–4:45 p.m.
Breakout Sessions by Learning Track

Executive Track
Technology Evaluation and Adoption—Understanding the Cycle of Innovation
John Thomas, CSP, CSC, professional staffing field consultant, Express Employment Professionals

Producer Track
Driving Relationships to Improve Performance (D.R.I.P.)
Kelly Irons, chief executive officer, developUs


4:45–6:15 p.m.
Networking Reception With Exhibitors

8:30–9 a.m.
Registration Open and Breakfast with Exhibitors


9–10:15 a.m.
Breakout Sessions by Learning Track


9–10:15 a.m.
Breakout Sessions by Learning Track

Executive Track
Roundtables: Hot Topics for Staffing Owners and Executives

Producer Track
Behavior-Based Interviewing: Uncover Hidden Talents
John Thomas, CSP, CSC, professional staffing field consultant, Express Employment Professionals


10:15–10:30 a.m.
Break With Exhibitors


10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Breakout by Learning Track

Executive Track
Manage What Matters: Identifying Key Performance Metrics (10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.)
Claudette Cunitz, TSC, CSP, staffing industry consultant, CC Advisors Group LLC

Producer Track
Winning the Staffing Sales Game (10:30–11:30 a.m.)
Tom Erb, CSP, president, Tallann Resources

Trending Topics in Employment Law (11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.)
Toby Malara, Esq., government affairs counsel, ASA

12:30–1 p.m.
Takeaways from the Conference and Prize Drawings
Hamid Mangalji, president, Cardinal Med Staffing; council chairman, ASA Texas Network

Lone Oaky Payroll

American Staffing Association Home