2021 Chapter Sponsored Events
January 28: Financial Literacy (Virtual Event) - Angelica Prescod joins WICT to help build financial literacy. Learn strategies for developing and maintaining healthy money habits.
Feburary 11: Executive Summit (Virtual Event) 1:00p – 3:00p MST -
We will be joined by the generational expert, Meagan Johnson, who speaks to audiences all over the world
on how they can motivate and manage different generations in the workforce. What exactly is a generational
"It's somebody who understands the differences between Baby Boomers (born 1945-1964), Generation X'ers
(born 1965-1980) and Gen Y'ers also called Millennials (born 1981-2000) and how they can live, and most
importantly, work together successfully without name-calling or bloodshed."
April 15: Quick Start Your Leadership Role; Position Your Team and Yourself for Success 12:00p – 1:15pm EST (Webinar)
Know how to position yourself as a leader, whether a first-time supervisor or a CEO, with a
process that sets you up for quick success. You can still use these tools if you’ve already started or have
been there a while. This will help you gain the support and confidence of direct reports and impress those
above you by demonstrating your ability to produce results.
May 12: WICT Panel on Diversity 12:00p – 1:00p PT (Virtual Event)
This event will focus on diversity in the workplace with a panel of industry leaders.
May 20: Handle Difficult Conversations with Confidence! 12:00p – 1:15pm EST (Webinar)
Don’t let that difficult conversation keep you awake at night. Learn a scripting technique for difficult
conversations which will allow you to clearly communicate the issue, why it is of concern, propose a
solution and inspire positive outcomes for a joint resolution. You will learn ways to diffuse anger in others
and create safety in these conversations.
June 17: Stress is an Inside Job 12:00p – 1:15pm EST (Webinar)
Understand where stress really comes from. It may not be what you think. You’ll learn ways to uncover
thinking that fuels your stress and how to squash it in its tracks. Learn which of the five stress
drivers is yours and how to combat its negative effects. Examine irrational beliefs and distorted
thinking that sneak into play. Learn when you’ve run up the ladder of perception only to find yourself
upset or in conflict and how to get off the top of the ladder. Invest in your thinking and get the return of
July 22: Results Leadership Part I 12:00p – 1:15pm EST (Webinar)
As a leader, you are no longer an individual contributor and your recognition comes from the results produced
by your team. Results are critical for your success as well as for your team members. The key to success is in
how you write your goals. You will learn how to write goals to drastically increase your rate of success as
well as your ability to hold people accountable. We will also explore another important aspect of leading for
results, which is creating a vision that others want to follow.
August 19: Results Leadership Part II 12:00p – 1:15pm EST (Webinar)
Two important aspects of accomplishing goals are: first, measuring and tracking and second, giving and
receiving feedback. Achieving a goal is much like nurturing a growing plant — requires care and tending
along the way. If you plant corn in the spring without watering or fertilizing and come back in August
expecting to have it for dinner, you may be disappointed. As a leader, you need to be checking in,
coaching and providing feedback along the way to assure the goal is met by the deadline with all its
September 16: Leadership Skills 12:00p – 1:15pm EST (Webinar)
What are your leadership styles? Yes, styles plural. Research shows that effective leaders use multiple
styles for different circumstances. Awareness is the first step to broadening your repertoire of skills.
Good leaders constantly assess the needs of their team and seek ways to provide development through proper
training, coaching and feedback. In this webinar, we’ll focus on good techniques for supervisory oversight
and keeping your team on the cutting edge of best practices.
October 21: Public Speaking & Presentation Skills 12:00p – 1:15pm EST (Webinar)
Whether you are a good speaker who wants to hone your skills or someone who panics or gets tongue-tied
when having to speak to a large group, this webinar will include techniques for speaking with ease in
front of one or a hundred as well as simple things you can do to make the difference between being a
good speaker and a great one.
October TBD: 2021 Executive Luncheon (Chateau Luxe - 1175 E Lone Cactus Dr, Phoenix, AZ)
WICT Annual Executive Lunch being held at Chateau Luxe in Phoenix. Guest speaker will be TBD.
Lunch to be served and raffle prizes.
October TBD: Mentoring and Golf Event** (Topgolf Scottsdale 9500 E. Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale, AZ 85256)
This is a crowd favorite! Spend an evening with industry peers and professionals while taking a swing
at golf in a relaxed and fun environment. Small network groups will be led by a respected leader who will
share his or her unique perspective on the value of mentoring, networking and the game of golf.
November 18: Everything is Negotiable – Do it Skillfully! 12:00p – 1:15pm EST (Webinar)
This session addresses key skills in negotiations to apply at any level — beginner to advanced. During
this webinar, you’ll learn rules, skills, tips and simple, actionable steps that bring big returns.
2021 Non-Chapter Sponsored Events
March 5: International Women’s Day, #ChooseToChallenge 2:00p – 4:00pm CST (Live Stream)
A challenged world is an alert world. Individually, we’re all responsible for our own thoughts and actions – all day
, every day. We can all choose to challenge and call out gender bias and inequality. We can all choose to seek
out and celebrate women’s achievements. Collectively, we can all help create an inclusive world. From challenge
come change, so let’s all choose to challenge.
TBD: SCTE Vendor Show & Cable Games (The Scottsdale Resort 7700 E McCormick Parkway, Scottsdale, AZ)
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM - Promote WICT within various departments who will be participating in the cable – tech games as
well as sponsorship solicitation with vendors.
2021 TBD - Delayed Events Until Further Notice
October 4-5: WICT National Leadership Conference (New York, NY) - Attend the
renowned leadership development event for the cable industry and take advantage of inspiring keynote speakers and innovative
workshops covering a variety of topics as well as connecting with industry colleagues. Attendees will be immersed in leadership
activities that will help to impact their bottom line.
WICT Panel on Diversity: (Virtual Event) - This event will focus on diversity in
the workplace with a panel of executive leaders.
Mentoring Circles Program/Speed Mentoring Kickoff: (Phoenix, AZ) - This mentoring session will
focus on self-awareness and emotional intelligence. Learn how you are perceived from others and gain knowledge about your
career path in this large and small group setting. The program will last for 6 months with one session scheduled each month.
Community Charity Event: (Virtual) - A time for WICT members and those interested in becoming a
member to network while raising money for a charitable cause.
Mentoring and Golf Event: (Topgolf Las Vegas, Nevada) -
This is a crowd favorite! Spend an evening with industry peers and professionals while taking a swing at golf in a
relaxed and fun environment. Small network groups will be led by a respected leader who will share his or her unique perspective on the value of mentoring, networking and the game of golf.
Mentoring and Golf Event: (Topgolf Tucson, Arizona) - This is a crowd
favorite! Spend an evening with industry peers and professionals while taking a swing at golf in a relaxed
and fun environment. Small network groups will be led by a respected leader who will share his or her unique
perspective on the value of mentoring, networking and the game of golf.
Professional Head Shot Event: (Cox Communications 1700 Vegas Dr. Las Vegas, NV 89106)
- Beef up your personal brand and online profile with a professional headshot.
**Date to be determined in March