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Big Ideas Roundtable Series

Big Ideas Roundtable Series

Energize your restart with these thought-provoking discussions on reopening after the pandemic, gearing up your fall activities, Everyone in Harmony, and BHS organizational health.

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Pandemic Reopening Roundtable #4

Sunday, October 17 • 7:00pm Central

The fourth session in the Pandemic Reopening Roundtable series feature an overview of recent updates to BHS guidance, safety recommendations and best practices from currently active singing communities, a live demonstration of COVID research and data tools, and details about the safety protocols being implemented for the upcoming Midwinter Convention in Pasadena.

Host: Chad Bennett

Featuring: Jason Lee, biostatistician at Johns Hopkins University


Lifeblood: Recruitment/Retention Roundtable

Wednesday, September 8

Katie Macdonald hosts a discussion with people doing the best recruitment and retention work across our organization.

Panelists:

  • Caki Gray
  • Christian Hunter
  • Joe Cerutti

New opportunities with Member Center

Wednesday, August 25

Luke Davis

The BHS Member Center is now connected to Salesforce, the industry-leading customer relationship management platform. Beyond core member management services, BHS will build new interactive features that help members and leaders connect with each other and expand the range of barbershop activities to new audiences.

The BHS Community Care and IT team discuss latest features rolling out, what comes next, and how your singing community can grow.

Panelists:

  • Luke Davis, Community Care Coordinator, Data Integrity Specialist
  • Rich Smith, Salesforce Administrator
  • Cassi Costoulas, Strategic Initiatives Manager

Pandemic Re-Opening Roundtable #3 with Chad Bennett

Sunday, August 15

Chad Bennett

The third session in the Pandemic Reopening Roundtable series featured an interactive discussion with leaders from successfully safe & active small to midsize singing communities across a variety of ensemble types. Topics will included various approaches to reopening, safety recommendations, communications best practices, and updates since the last time we met.

Featured speakers:

  • Steven Banker, Westchester Chordsmen
  • Will Downey, East Coast Sound
  • Cody Harrell, Motor City Metro
  • Rob Roman, PDX Voices

Pandemic Roundtable #2 with Chad Bennett

Chad Bennett

The second session in the Pandemic Reopening Roundtable series featured an interactive discussion with leaders from successfully safe & active singing communities across a variety of ensemble types.

Topics included various approaches to reopening, safety recommendations, communications, and fun activities to kick things off.

Guests include:

  • Tim Myers,Ambassadors of Harmony
  • Daniel True, Great Northern Union
  • Terry Reynolds, Alexandria Harmonizers
  • Joe D'Amore, Masters of Harmony

    Pandemic Re-opening Roundtable #1 with BHS Show Production Manager Chad Bennett

    Chad Bennett

    BHS chapter leaders across a variety of ensemble types discuss safe and active singing.

    Topics included various approaches to successful reopening, safety recommendations and fun activities to use with your chorus!

    Growth Mindset: Getting out of the Pandemic, with Joe Cerutti and Erin Harris

    Erin Harris

    As we emerge from the pandemic, we realize how singing together is actually more important now than it has ever been, not just as entertainment, but as a mission for each of our communities.

    This roundtable discusses ways to lean into our creativity and get ourselves in a mindset that will allow us to use this time productively, and establish a path forward to a BETTER normal.