A New Era of CSR & Teambuilding
Our industry experts discuss a new era of Corporate Social Responsibility that connects your cultural and corporate values to those of external mission-based organizations.
This webinar explores the 4 Ps of meaningful CSR efforts:
- Professional implementation of an experience, showing stakeholders and employees the depth of your dedication to the community
- Powerful impact on your community partners and their goals and objectives
- Passionate and sincere connections with your corporate ideology, bridging the gap between the corporation and the community
- Purposeful tie-ins to the issues of the world at large or causes uniquely tied to your organization
Alan Ranzer is a leading voice in the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) movement. Utilizing his M.A in International Development from American University in Washington, D.C, Alan has built a successful career and business focused on bettering communities in need worldwide.
Under his leadership, Impact 4 Good has created and implemented hundreds of teambuilding activities for major corporations which have contributed immeasurably to local charities in the United States and abroad. As an industry spokesman, he has presented at conferences for corporate meeting, incentive, and association industry executives and meeting planners, and has been a panelist on multiple webinars on the topic of CSR. Additionally, he has been interviewed for or quoted in over 30 articles since 2005 in meeting/incentive industry publications, as well as the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.
Joanna Berens’ hospitality and event career spans more than thirty years, working in the Washington, DC, New York and Miami markets.
After thirteen years in both operations and sales with Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Joanna opened her own third-party site selection and logistics company, Joanna Berens Hospitality, Inc. in 2006. She has been a member of the South Florida chapter of Meeting Professionals International since 1991 and served in several board and committee capacities. A proud three-time winner of the chapter President’s Award, she also received the prestigious Norma Bondy Industry Leader Award in 2014 for her extensive years of service to SFMPI.
Her passion for zero food waste began in 2016 after a hotel told her she could not donate leftover food from her conference due to liability reasons. As a result, Joanna became Chief Zero Food Waste Enthusiast of the Sustainable Events Network, Florida & Caribbean. Her passion for bridging the gap between food waste and food insecurity has expanded to include work on a regional and state level, where she serves on the planning committee for the now annual Food Waste Prevention Week (April). Joanna’s passion for all things sustainable lead her to take over as President of SENFC as of July, 2021.
Jaclyn is owner of NYC’s longest independent and locally owned destination management company, which she started working at right after college, as well as an industry leader, insider and champion.
In addition to being a member of the board of NYC & Company representing the events sector, she was named one of BizBash’s “Top 500 People in Events, Must-Know Event Pros, Most Influential Event Professionals & Influencers”; and winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Live Events Association (ILEA) and Inaugural “Woman of The Year” by ILEA NY. She has been inducted into 4 Halls of Fame: Meeting Professionals International NY, BizBash, ILEA NY, and Event Solutions, and is the third woman in more than 37 years to win the Boy Scouts of America NY Hospitality Industry’s “Good Scout” Award. During the pandemic, she co-founded the Live Events Coalition of NY/NJ to advocate for the events industry.
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