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2014 Chicago, IL
Home Care Conference

An Interactive Workshop for Owners, Operations Managers, and Marketing Managers in Private Duty Home Care

What will your home care business look like in three to five years? What will the home care industry look like? Is your business ready for the demands of future growth?

The Illinois Chapter of the Home Care Association of America invites you to participate in a one-day interactive workshop featuring Aaron Marcum and Stephen Tweed, two of the nation’s leading authorities on how to grow your home care business. Aaron Marcum is the founder and CEO of Home Care Pulse and the former owner of a highly successful home care business. Stephen Tweed is the CEO of Leading Home Care … a Tweed Jeffries company and founder of The Academy for Private Duty Home Care®.

Together, Aaron and Stephen will explore the latest information on the state of the home care industry and the challenges facing owners, CEOs and administrators. They will discuss the latest industry data on the top techniques for business strategy, sales, marketing, recruiting and retention. They will also lead an interactive dialog, digging deep into the issues that are blocking home care companies from accomplishing their goals and achieving greater success.

Workshop Objectives

  • Examine many of the highlights from the latest data on the state of the home care industry found from the “2014 Private Duty Benchmarking Study” conducted and published by Home Care Pulse.
  • Explore the most effective strategies for working ON your business instead of IN your business
  • Apply the latest techniques in sales and marketing to grow your business to the next level
  • Apply the latest techniques in recruiting, selection, and retention in order to find and keep the caregivers you need to grow your business and meet the needs of your clients

More Info

For more information, please contact:
Angie Landmesser – 847-548-1330
[email protected]
or
Susan Scatchell – 847-698-1400
[email protected]

Hosted by the HCAOA Illinois Chapter

The Home Care Association of America is the leading trade association representing companies that provide private pay, non-medical home care and that employ caregivers. The Illinois Chapter of HCAOA is THE only state association for PRIVATE DUTY agencies who come together to support each other and to promote the growth of home care in the state of Illinois. The Illinois Chapter is one of the most active in the nation, taking the lead on legislative lobbying efforts in Springfield regarding bills that affect our industry (e.g., The Domestic Worker Bill), consumer safety and protection, and others that may impact our industry. The IL Chapter also has a close working relationship with IDPH, especially with the rules and regulations impacting how we deliver our service and differentiate our agencies as true leaders in home care.
HCAOA Illinois Chapter

July 24, 2014

TimeEvent
8:00 AM-9:00 AMAttendee Registration & continental breakfast with sponsors and exhibitors/vendors
9:00-10:15State of The Industry Report
Results of the “2014 Private Duty Benchmarking Study” and how you can use it to uncover the full potential of your business
10:15-10:45Break with sponsors and exhibitors/vendors
10:45-12:00Take Your Business to the Next Level
Strategies for working ON your business instead of IN your business
12:00-1:00Buffet lunch with sponsors and exhibitors/vendors
1:00-2:30Top Techniques in Sales and Marketing for Private Duty Home Care
2:30-3:00Break with sponsors and exhibitors/vendors
3:00-4:30Finding and Keeping Top Talent
Recruiting, selecting, and retaining the caregivers and office staff you need to grow your business
4:30-6:00Closing Remarks
Networking
6:00-6:30Exhibitor/vendor Take-Down
Aaron Marcum
Aaron MarcumCEO & Founder of Home Care Pulse
Aaron Marcum owned and operated a highly successful private duty home care business in Salt Lake City for eight years, selling it in 2009. In 2008, he founded Home Care Pulse, specializing in measuring client and caregiver satisfaction for hundreds of home care providers throughout North America. Aaron is also the creator of the annual Private Duty Benchmarking Study, now in its fifth edition, and the prestigious Best of Home Care® award series (BestofHomeCare.com), which rewards home care providers who achieve excellence in client and employee satisfaction. With thirteen years of experience in private duty home care and proven success in a highly competitive marketplace, Aaron brings a unique vision to Home Care Pulse and its customers.
Stephen Tweed
Stephen TweedCEO of Leading Home Care
Stephen Tweed has spent the past 25 years working with private duty home care companies that want to grow their business, and with home care leaders who want to get ready for the future. The author or co-author of seven books on home care and business strategy, Stephen is the CEO of Leading Home Care … a Tweed Jeffries company based in Louisville, KY. He is also the founder of The Academy for Private Duty Home Care® and Caregiver Quality Assurance®. The Academy is a network of home care company owners and CEOs who want ongoing learning to help grow their businesses. CQA is a network of home care companies that want to be more effective in recruiting, selecting, training, and retaining caregivers and office staff.
This workshop provides owners, Operations Managers, and Marketing Managers with an opportunity to network with colleagues and gain new knowledge and skills to use in their business. By being part of the workshop, your company has the opportunity to increase awareness and demonstrate the value of your products or service, educate and uncover new opportunities to provide solutions to attendees. Exhibitors will have over four hours of time with attendees. The exhibitor tables will be located in the session room to maximize your exposure and interaction with attendees.

Exhibitor/Vendor Booth Space

8′ Covered, Skirted Table Provided
WiFi & Electricity Provided – No additional Cost
Please indicate if you need electricity at registration time, limited spaces available.

Register

Early Bird Registration – $699

(Through June 30th)

Standard Registration – $999

(July 1st-July 24th)

More Info

For more information, please contact:
Angie Landmesser – 847-548-1330
[email protected]
or
Susan Scatchell – 847-698-1400
[email protected]

Setup/Take-Down Schedule

Wednesday, July 23rd
3:00 PM-5:00 PMExhibitor/vendor Check-In & Set-Up
Thursday, July 24th
6:00 AM-7:30 AMExhibitor/vendor Check-In & Set-Up
8:00 AM-9:00 AMContinental breakfast with sponsors and exhibitors/vendors
6:00 PM-6:30 PMExhibitor/Vendor Take-Down

Advertise in the Conference Program Guide

The program guide is a spiral-bound workbook including a list of attendees, powerpoints, and list of exhibitors.

Full Page (8.5″ X 11″) – $500

Half Page (4.25″ X 5.5″) – $250

Purchase Online
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Reservations

A block of hotel rooms has been reserved at the Holiday Inn and Suites. Mention that you are with the “Home Care Association” group or use the group code “HMC” for a discounted rate.

Hotel phone: 1-888-551-3843
Address: 10233 West Higgins Road, Rosemont, IL

Reservation Deadline: Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Reservations after this date will be subject to normal rates and availability.
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Sponsors

HCAOA
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