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Meet Our Speakers


  • Internationally known storyteller Alex Sheen will headline the convention’s opening general session with his powerful message, “because I said I would,” which is now the center of a social movement and nonprofit organization dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. His charitable projects and awareness campaigns have been featured on ABC’s “World News Tonight,” CNN and NBC’s “Today” show.

    Opening General Session Keynote Speaker
    Tuesday, March 20
    5:30 p.m.


  • Stacy Allison—businesswoman, adventurer and the first American Woman to climb Mt. Everest—headlines the awards luncheon, celebrating chapter achievements in innovative management, membership growth, workforce development, communications, political advocacy and safety and honor our longest-tenured staff.

    Chapter Excellence! Merit Shop Proud Awards
    Thursday, March 22
    12 p.m.