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Community Circle (2015)

APH 20th Anniversary Conference · Cultivate & Thrive

Saturday, October 24
1:45 — 6:00 pm

Speed Coaching for Personal History Entrepreneurs

1:45 pm – 3:00 pm
Pat McNees as speed coach - 2014
Photo credit Pam McComb-Podmostko
Speed coaching - 2009 Photo credit Brina Bolanz
APH members Rhonda Kalkwarf and Documents Director, Jessie Campbell, will facilitate this event. Don't miss this opportunity to seek advice from some of our association's most successful personal and family historians. To participate, sign up early at the APH Store for a free one-on-one, ten-minute, speed coaching session with a specialist in your area of interest, including such topics as Marketing, Interviewing Techniques, Publishing, Video, Audio, Operating a Small Business, Teaching Personal History Workshops, Ethical Wills, Websites, and much more. We are grateful for our veteran members who volunteer their time and expertise to participate in this popular program. If you can help facilitate this event, please add your name to the Help list when you register for the conference. If you are interested in being a coach this year, email the coordinators Rhonda Kalkwarf & Jessie Campbell.

Vendor Expo

2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Come explore new technologies and talk with service and product providers who can help you improve or even expand your business. Members will have a chance to look at equipment, explore online solutions, and talk to potential subcontractors with a variety of skills.

Vendor table - 2014 Photo credit: Fran Morley
Vendor table - 2009 Photo credit: Brina Bolanz
Vendor table - 2014 Photo credit: Taylor Whitney

See the Advertisers, Vendors & Sponsors page for details about participating as a vendor.

Print Show & Tell

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
APH Conference Director, Mary Beth Lagerborg, will facilitate this session, which affords attendees a great chance to meet with members working in print or other non-video media. Everyone is invited to show samples and give a brief presentation of the scope of their project, how the work was produced, and how pricing was calculated. Tables will be provided to display members' products during this event. Please sign up early for the limited number of slots available. If you're interested in making a brief presentation about your work, email Mary Beth Lagerborg before the deadline October 1.

Deb Moore - Pet Books
Photo credit: Brina Bolanz
Jennifer Campbell - Getting Started
Photo credit: Daniel Glenn
Brian Miller - Memoir Book
Photo credit: Brina Bolanz
cj Madigan - Graphic Book Design
Photo credit: Brina Bolanz




Marketing Show & Tell

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
This popular event allows attendees the opportunity to share marketing successes and failures. APH Marketing Director, Judith McDowell, will facilitate this session, where various personal historians will present brief case studies, including samples, of a marketing program they initiated. Each participant will be provided with guidelines and a list of suggested components for a brief case-study presentation. Presenter slots are limited, so if you are interested in presenting a case study, email Judith McDowell before the deadline October 1.

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