ATLANTA, GA (July 25, 2006) — Kellen Company, the premier association management company, held its annual Leadership Conference here on July 20-22. Kellen’s 190 professionals convened for three days of extensive training in association management, meetings management, Web development, communications and public relations as well as to explore new technologies, global trends and forecasts for the U.S. and European associations and professional societies.
“Kellen Company takes great pride in being the only company in our industry to train all its employees at an annual Leadership Conference,” said Peter Rush, President and CEO of Kellen. “The event provides a clear vision to employees of where the company is and where it is going, and helps us elevate the level of service we provide to our clients.”
Employees from Kellen’s five offices in Atlanta, New York City, Washington, D.C., Tucson and Brussels, Belgium united to focus on professional development to increase their skills and education. Informative breakout sessions covered a range of topics, including strategic planning, interactive trends, new business development, media training, government relations, certification, marketing, communications programs, global issues and financial management.
The Kellen Company Leadership Conference provides its management professionals with the latest techniques to address client challenges and needs. It prepares employees for corporate and personal growth by offering networking opportunities with colleagues from all Kellen offices and the opportunity to exchange experiences and best practices.
“This year’s conference marked the sixth Kellen Company Leadership Conference. The concept has proven to be very successful, contributing to continuous development of company professionals and fostering research in the field,” said Rush.