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CREW Detroit Professional Development – Boot Camp

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CREW Detroit Professional Development – Boot Camp
April 11 @ 5:00 pm - April 12 @ 1:30 pm
Before March 29 $250, After March 29 $300
Hyatt Royal Oak
422 N. Main Street
Royal Oak,Michigan48067

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Date | Time | Location

Thursday, April 11, 2019
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Friday, April 12, 2019
7:00 AM – 1:30 PM

Hyatt Royal Oak
422 N. Main Street
Royal Oak, MI  48067

Parking: Self-parking behind hotel for $6/day; Valet Parking available for $15/day


Earlybird Discount –  register by March 29:
$250 – 2 days; $150 – single day

After March 29:
$300 – 2 days; $150 – single day

Hotel Accommodations
Rooms at Hyatt Place – Royal Oak for CREW Members $145.00/night plus tax
Call to Reserve: (248) 545-7030

Registration cost includes dinner and drinks Thursday evening and breakfast on Friday morning.

Program Details

CREW Detroit is pleased to offer this two-day workshop focusing on both personal and professional growth. This member exclusive event has been curated to provide members access to high level facilitators and the opportunity to partake in discussions pertinent to career advancement. Thursday’s lineup features dinner with a keynote speaker and book signing. Friday, attendees will enjoy breakfast followed by break-out sessions and lunch with a special guest speaker from CREW Network. With the financial support of CREW Detroit, this is a significant value to CREW members offering high quality programming at a significantly reduced cost.

Help: Share your experiences and insights with fellow CREW Detroit members.

Learn: Develop your skills in leadership and negotiations; learn about diversity/pay equity and what is happening at CREW Network.

Meet: Connect with other CREW Detroit members on a more personal level, meet & converse with the speakers, and meet our CREW Network board director.


Thursday, April 11, 2019         

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm    //    Arrival, Check-In, Cocktails & Networking
6:00 pm – 6:15 pm    //    Welcome Announcements & Boot Camp Overview
6:15 pm – 6:45 pm    //    Dinner
6:45 pm – 8:15 pm    //    Keynote Speaker – Charles Marshall

Charles Marshall – Humorous Motivational Speaker, The Seven Powers of Success™ How to harness, develop, and apply your Seven Powers™ to create success in your life and the life of your organization

Adopting a healthy success strategy will help your organization successfully negotiate change, growing pains, and stress. In this hilarious and fun-packed presentation, Charles shows how implementation of The Seven Powers of Success™ can create success in the life of any individual or organization. Through the use of humor and real-life examples, Charles relates inspirational stories of everyday underdogs who have used The Seven Powers™ to overcome obstacles and achieve success.

8:15 pm – 8:45 pm    //    Wrap Up / Social Time – Cocktails & Networking
8:45 pm – 9:00 pm    //    Complimentary Book Signing


Friday, April 12, 2019

8:00 am – 9:00 am    //    Continental Breakfast
8:45 am – 9:00 am    //    Welcome Announcements & Boot Camp Overview
9:00 am – 10:30 am  //    Breakout Session #1 (Pick One)

Speaker A:
Mori Taheripour –  Principal, MT Global Strategies
Become empowered to be a more effective and competent negotiator:  Workshop attendees will gain practical knowledge of negotiation theory and will be engaged in the application of those concepts. Participants are encouraged to reflect upon personal experience in order to gain a clearer sense of their individual goals, negotiation style, values, interests, and resources. Participants will emerge with a problem solving and value-maximizing approach to bargaining with practical tools to complement their personal negotiation styles and empowered to become more effective and confident negotiators.

Speaker B:
Charles Marshall – M Power Resources
If You’re Going to Lead, You Need to COACH™ Strengthening Your   Influence, Effectiveness, and Impact as a Leader: Your team’s success depends on the skills of its leaders! In this upbeat, interactive, and substantive program, Charles tells stories from his own leadership journey, and relates the hard fought and hard won lessons he’s learned along the way. Leaders aren’t born, they’re developed, so if you’re ready to see your team improve, it’s time to take a look at what makes a great leader great, and what makes a poor leader fail.

10:45 am – 12:15 pm  //  Breakout Session #2 (Pick One)

Speaker A: Mori Taheripour (same content as Session 1)
Speaker B: Charles Marshall (same content as Session 1)

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm    //   Lunch & Speaker

Christine Chipurnoi – CREW Network Director
Christine is a current Board Member of CREW Network and served as the 2015 President of CREW New York. For over 30 years, Christine has been instrumental in developing, placing and maintaining insurance programs for regional, national and international clients.  Topic: The Current CREW Whitepaper “Pay Equity”


Speaker Bios

Charles MarshallHumorous Motivational Speaker.  Humorous speaker Charles Marshall is without a doubt one of the funniest and most original professional speakers providing corporate content today. Charles delivers personal development material packaged within a humorous light-hearted program that your crowd will be talking about for years to come. He is the author of several books including: The Seven Powers of SuccessShattering the Glass Slipper, and I’m Not Crazy But I Might Be A Carrier. He also has produced and performed two full-length comedy videos, Fully Animated and I’m Just Sayin’!



Mori Taheripour  a faculty member in the Legal Studies and Business Ethics Department at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. A recognized connector with a strong global network to draw from, Ms. Taheripour leverages her expertise in negotiation, diversity and inclusion, sport for development and corporate social responsibility to support a diverse client base that includes major sports leagues, Fortune 100 companies, universities, and professional associations. Current and past clients include: Alvarez & Marsal, The Detroit Revitalization Fellows, Major League Baseball, NBA Players Association, National Football League, NFL Players Association, The Goldman Sachs Foundation, The Timberland Company, United Parcel Service, Wasserman, Wells Fargo and the White House Fellows Program.


Christine Chipurnoi, MS, CPCU, RPLU Senior Vice President, USI Insurance Services Risk Management and Insurance, Real Estate, Construction & Hospitality. For over 30 years, Christine has been instrumental in developing, placing and maintaining insurance programs for regional, national and international clients. Christine specializes in property, casualty, professional and loss sensitive insurance programs with special expertise in hospitality, construction, real estate, and retail chains. She is an active member of USI National Real Estate & Construction and Hospitality Practice Groups and leads one of the top teams in the nation.








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