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January SDA One Day

  • Wednesday, January 12, 2022
  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Virtual


  • This registration applies for businesses & individuals that sell/market products and services to the senior living industry and are not members of the SDA. No Refunds
  • This registration applies for businesses & individuals that sell/market products and services to the senior living industry.
  • You must work for a senior living organization or in a community.

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When: Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at 2 pm ET / 1 pm CT

Where: Virtual

Topic: Getting Stuff Done with Your Dining Committee

Your resident dining committee should be a valuable resource for your dining operation. Learn how to keep your dining committee productive and helpful.

Speaker: Schelley Hollyday, Principal, The Hollyday Group


2:00 – 3:00 pm ET – SDA Announcements & Keynote Presentation
3:00 – 3:30 pm ET – Roundtable Discussions & Booth Visits

Roundtable Discussion Topics:

Table 1 - Getting stuff done with your dining committee
Host: Schelley  Hollyday, The Hollyday Group; Sponsored by Ben E Keith

Table 2
- Training your staff without throwing them into the fire
Host: Milton McGowian, Sharon Towers; Sponsored by Hobart

Table 3 - Culinary trends for 2022
Host: Johnathan Pinsker, Acts Retirement Life Communities; Sponsored by Hormel

Table 4 - Supply chain open discussion
Host: Matt Schichtel, Healthcare Gordon Food Service; Sponsored by Gordon Food Service

Table 5 - Delegate to engage your team to be more productive
Host: Aaron Fish, Trestle Hospitality Concepts; Sponsored by Common CENTS Solutions    

Table 6 - SDA - Membership & Event Questions
Host: Lori Mason, Senior Dining Association

About our Keynote:
With over 30 years of experience in the Senior Living Industry with a focus on hospitality, Schelley has held senior leadership positions with two national senior services management companies. During her career, Schelley has worked with over 300 Senior Living communities. She is a recognized speaker, including LeadingAge and university lectures, and continues to conduct extensive research identifying best practices and hospitality trends.

CEU's: Self-Submit. Certificate of completion and event schedule will be given to participants who attend the event.

Door Prize: Only operators are eligible for the door prize and must be present to win.

Refunds: No Refunds. But it's FREE for operator members anyway!

Liability and photography waiver:

I agree and acknowledge that my participation in various Senior Dining Association ("SDA”) events may give rise to occasional instances of loss or injury. Except to the extent that such instances may result from the negligence or misconduct of the SDA, I hereby waive and release any claims that I might have against the SDA and its employees, members and representatives. I understand that the SDA may, at its option, make photographs, videos or recordings of Conference/training events, which may include my likeness or participation, and reproduce them in the SDA news or promotional material, whether in print, electronic or other media, including the SDA website, www.seniordining.org. By participating in the SDA’s events, I hereby grant the SDA permission to make, use and distribute such items, and I waive any rights to seek payment or compensation.

The SDA cannot assume any liability for adverse reactions to food consumed, items, or other individuals one may come in contact with while visiting the SDA conference & Expo related activities. Please inform the exhibiting company and/or service staff if you have any food/dietary allergies. They will make every effort to identify ingredients that may cause allergic reactions for those individuals with food allergies. Because of the number of different samples and meals served throughout the conference Expo and various SDA activities, as well as the number of ingredients used, it cannot be guaranteed that every allergen in the food served will be identified and labeled. Consumers that are concerned with food allergies need to be aware of this risk.

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