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Beth Ziesenis to Present “Powered Productivity: Super Tech Tools to Get Stuff Done”

January 13, 2020

The Virginia Society of Association Executives (VSAE) will hold the first in its 2020 Seminar Series on Friday, February 7, 2020 at The Jefferson Hotel. The meeting will feature a 2.5-hour seminar at 8:30 a.m., with a networking reception and luncheon to follow from 11:00 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. The content leader will be Beth Ziesenis, provided courtesy of Powell Kohne Associates, LLC.

The seminar, “Powered Productivity: Super Tech Tools to Get Stuff Done” offers a research-based look at common productivity problems, and the technology tools needed to solve them. Discover how to use free and bargain technology tools you never knew existed to work more efficiently with your teams, get organized, and finally get stuff done. In her luncheon presentation, "Hello, My Name Is Alexa: How to Use Digital Voice Assistants to Engage Members and Attendees," Ziesenis will discuss the ways your association can use the popularity of digital voice assistants to engage members and attendees at events, on the tradeshow floor, from the keynote stage, and beyond.

Author and Professional Speaker Beth Ziesenis, aka Your Nerdy Best Friend, is a technology expert who speaks to 60-plus groups a year all over the country about the best free and bargain apps and online resources that will help you become more organized, efficient and awesome at work and at home. Her books, including the latest title, Release Your Inner Nerd, are available on Beth was selected for the MeetingsNet Editors Picks: Favorite Speakers of 2013 and Meetings & Conventions Planners Favorite Speakers, 2014".

VSAE non-members can register for the seminar for $90 if done by Tuesday, February 4, 2020. On-site registration is available and subject to higher fees. Call VSAE at (804) 747-4971 for more information or register online now at

Formed in 1949, VSAE is a 400-plus member association consisting of association executives, association management companies, and others who serve the association industry with products or services. VSAE’s vision is to be the best at making associations the best by providing opportunities for association professionals to connect, learn, and lead.

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