Keynote Speakers

Connie Dieken

Are You the Real Deal?

Tuesday Opening General Session
May 13, 2014
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Executive coach Connie Dieken helps skyrocket senior leaders into superstars and transforms them into the real deal. Connie shares a potent combination of insights, energy, humor, and humility as she pinpoints precisely why some people rise to their highest potential -- and others fall short. You'll learn how to influence others to drive decisions, behaviors, and positive responses.

Meet Connie Dieken at the WEX rapid! PayCard Spa night.

Field of Study: Personal Development/1.0 CPE Credit/1.0 RCH

Craig Karges

Experience the Extraordinary

Wednesday Luncheon
May 14, 2014
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Craig Karges combines the art of magic with the science of psychology and the power of intuition to create the impression that nothing is impossible. Using audience participation, Craig dazzles the mind as he challenges the audience to question what is real and what is unreal. The potential of the human mind opens you to unlimited possibilities.

Not eligible for CPE credits or RCHs

Walter Bond

No One Can Stop You, But YOU

Thursday General Session
May 15, 2014
9:45 - 11:45 a.m.

Walter "Mr. Accountability" Bond forces audiences to learn to be responsible for whatever situation they are in. As a former NBA athlete, Walter reveals how to harness the power of accountability and become a rock star of your industry. He encourages people to see how they can transform challenges into opportunities and obstacles into testimonies while demonstrating that success is a matter of personal choice.

Meet Walter Bond at the Global Cash Card booth (#407) on Thursday, May 15.

Field of Study: Personal Development/1.0 CPE Credit/1.0 RCH

Mark Scharenbroich

Nice Bike . . . Making Meaningful Connections

Friday Closing General Session
May 16, 2014
5:45 - 7:15 p.m.

Mark Scharenbroich takes us on a ride to building stronger and more meaningful connections in our personal and professional lives. He will inspire you, motivate you, and validate the importance of recognizing others to improve employee and team performance. Whether you are a team of one or 100, you will be reinvigorated about your job as well as better appreciate what team members around you do.

Meet Mark Scharenbroich on Friday, May 16.

Field of Study: Personal Development/1.0 CPE Credit/1.0 RCH

Brian Walter

Congress Entertainment and Infotainment

Tuesday - Friday General Sessions

Infotainer Brian Walter is a hall-of-fame speaker, humorist, and award-winning multi-media producer. He has been turning boring meetings into extremely memorable ones for over 20 years. When Brian and his team are onstage, expect parody music, custom game shows, quirky videos, all-about-you-customization, and extreme audience interaction.

Brian and his extremely talented troupe will be with us all week. Don't miss the special pre-show video entertainment 15 minutes before the start of the Thursday General Session and the Friday Closing Session!


Marie Osmond at APA Congress in Las Vegas

Sponsored by:

NorthgateArinso sponsors Giovanni Livera


Steve Gilliland Makes a Difference

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Global Cash Card sponsors Leigh Ann Tuohy



Sponsored by:

Global Cash Card sponsors Leigh Ann Tuohy


Kim Snider inspires and entertains at APA National Congress in Washington, D.C., Gaylord National Harbor

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Brian Walter appears at APA Congress in Las Vegas

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