Neelay’s career on five continents includes Disney, The Super Bowl, The Olympics, and several years of consulting, public speaking and training. TEDx, the global platform for ideas, describes him as a business and communications visionary, and his service on the National Recreation and Park Association’s Board of Directors is committed to ensuring that ‘no child is left indoors’.
Most recently, he was chosen by the Indianapolis Business Journal as Indy’s Forty under 40 leaders having an impact on the city. As Principal at PROS Consulting INC., headquartered in Indianapolis, he has led 130+ strategic and master planning, sports facility development, customer service training, and marketing and branding projects. These projects have recommended facility development and infrastructure improvements totaling over $2 billion USD and are helping to shape a better vision for parks, recreation, and sports all over the world.
Neelay continues to champion the transformational power of ideas while serving as curator and co-organizer for TEDxIndianapolis, TEDxIndianapolisWomen and TEDxCollegePark (MD) and has led a TED Global workshop in Canada, presented multiple TEDx talks and continues to coach TEDx presenters as well.
He is an alumnus of the Harvard Kennedy School and the #1 ranked Sports Management Program at Ohio University, and his keynotes and presentations on empathetic leadership, magical customer service and the art of storytelling have benefited executives, professionals, and students from North America to China and from Europe to New Zealand.
CONFERENCE GIFT: $2000
THURSDAY DINNER: $500
FRIDAY AWARDS LUNCHEON: $500
THURSDAY LUNCH: $400
FRIDAY BREAKFAST: $400
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2019 Conference Session Print-outs & Resources:
Check back here as we get closer to the conference for a list of resources and documents being shared by our presenters. We will share Power Point presentations and other useful documents. Thank you!
Small Town Resources - from presenter Catherine DeLeo
Small Town Resources VT State Forest, Parks & Recreation Grant Resources - from Sherry Winnie
Aquatics Seminar Power Point Presentation - from presenter Mark Mariano, Weston & Sampson
Build a Culture of Inclusion Power Point Presentation - from presenter Lisa Drennan, MERGE
"If Seniors Can Bike, Everyone can Bike" Power Point Presentation - from presenter Anne Lusk. Ph.D
Grant Writing 101 Power Point Presentation - from presenters Bob Barcelona, Ph.D. & Matthew Frye, M.S., CTRS/L
"Building Excellence Through Inclusive Youth Sport & Recreation Programming" Power Point Presentation - from presenters Bob Barcelona, Ph.D. & Matthew Fry, M.S., CTRS/L
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