JCG Summit

March 1 – March 4, 2021

Embrace the New Confidence

We’re bullish on 2021. We believe the year holds incredible promise for everyone in our profession. Summit 2021 is about fulfilling that promise by tapping into The New Confidence. Join us for four days of progressive thinking and stimulating experiences all from the comfort of your own home.

Virtually impossible to miss

Summit 2021 will be a virtual event. But you can expect the same engaging experience as years past with some exciting new twists. Over the course of four days, you’ll take part in lively interactions with other attendees and learn from industry peers, all while reconnecting with old friends and making new ones.

New Year, New Experiences

Our Virtual Hackathon will be a highlight of this year’s Summit. This fun and immersive experience leverages rapid ideation and design-thinking principles to accelerate innovation and problem-solving. Over the course of half a day, you’ll work with other Summit attendees in a virtual environment that pushes you out of your comfort zone, and into new ways of thinking about your business. Watch the video below to learn more.

Regards to our Sponsors

We are extremely grateful for our valued Sponsors and their support for Summit 2021.

 The Agenda – All Times MST

Monday, March 1
12:00 pm Welcome to Summit 2021!
12:10 pm Giveaways Primer – How to Win Big
12:15 pm Resilient Organizations: Agile Mindset, Design Thinking – Rocky Ozaki
1:15 pm Personal Well-Being with Jen
1:25 pm JCG Broker Services Spotlight
1:35 pm State of the Profession Panel
  • Jay Dodds – Park Lawn Corp, ICCFA
  • Leili McMurrough – Worsham College
  • Tom Anderson – Funeral Director Daily
  • Barbara Kemmis – CANA

2:35 pm Day 1 Winners Announcement
2:40 pm Evening Event: Happy Hour with Strategic Partners

Tuesday, March 2
12:00 pm Welcome to Summit 2021 Day 2
12:05 pm Understanding the Voice of the Customer: Medallia
  • Rob Alexander
  • Anthony Buonopane
12:35 pm JCG Accounting and Financial Services Spotlight
12:45 pm PT Award Ceremony
1:15 pm A Personal Message from Jake Johnson
1:20 pm Personal Well-Being with Jen
1:30 pm The Value of Coaching: Your Bottom Line/ROI Think Big, Sheldon Harris, CEO Coaching International
2:10 pm JCG Business Consulting Services Spotlight
2:20 pm Day 2 Winners Announcement
2:25 pm Strategic Partner Breakout Rooms Open
Wednesday, March 3
12:00 pm Welcome to Summit 2021 Day 3
12:05 pm Financial Stability and the New Normal – Dr. Jacquie Hart, CEO Coaching International
12:35 pm JCG Financials and Accounting Spotlight
12:45 pm M&A Spotlight
12:50 pm The New Confidence with Jake Johnson, CEO and President of Johnson Consulting Group
1:15 pm Personal Well-Being with Jen
1:25 pm Hack Off Session 1
2:25 pm Day 3 Winners Announcement
2:30 pm Strategic Partner Breakout Rooms Open
Thursday, March 4
12:00 pm Welcome to the Final Day of Summit 2021
12:05 pm Hack Off Session 2
1:05 pm J3Tech Spotlight
1:15 pm A Personal Message from Jake Johnson
1:20 pm Personal Well-Being with Jen
1:30 pm Future of the Profession Panel Discussion
  • Leili McMurrough – Worsham College
  • Elizabeth Fournier – The Green Reeper/Boring Funeral Home
  • Adelle Archer – Eterneva
  • Zach Carnley – Sneed Funeral Home, TFDA Millennial Directors
2:00 pm Day 4 Winners Announcement and Closing Comments

A word from a past attendee

Thank you again for inviting me to the summit.  I learned a lot and felt challenged by many of the topics. I have a lot of work to do when I get home.  Thanks for everything.

– Jon Reichmuth

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