Welcome to Forum Forward 2018!

Forum Forward 2018 is focused on creativity, ideation, incubation and application for associations. It is an opportunity to stay up-to-date on incoming trends and hear industry-proven techniques from a carefully curated lineup of subject matter experts. The education is created for, and by, association professionals in an effort to provide the most relevant content for the Chicagoland association industry.

5.75 CAE Credit Hours

Venue SIX10

#FFWD18 Keynote: The Power of Building intentional connections

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We typically view the success of our associations by our ability to create connections. But in today’s age of disruption, even that isn’t enough. Strategist and bestselling author Erica Dhawan argues that the game changer is a thoroughly modern leadership skill called Connectional Intelligence (CxQ). As radical a concept as Emotional Intelligence was in the 90's, Connectional Intelligence is the key 21st century skill that will help you accelerate your association.