We are delighted that you have chosen to register for The New Executive Coaching Summit (NECS). By joining us, you will be participating in a unique, intimate, evidence-based conversation with 50 exceptional colleagues to both reflect on the past 25 years of coaching and forecast the next 25 years of the industry. This event will serve as a catalyst for the ongoing stewardship of our constantly evolving field of professional coaching. As part of this engaging process, you will be invited to complete a series of surveys regarding executive coaching. The first of these surveys will be sent to you in several weeks. We will ask you to help us identify the primary topics to be addresssed at the NECS. One of the unique outcomes of this summit will be multiple publications regarding insights generated at NECS. So welcome– and thanks for joining us!!
Bill Bergquist, Suzi Pomerantz, and Garry Schleifer
The Basic Information
When? Tuesday evening through Friday morning, April 26-29, 2022
Where?Harpswell Inn Bed & Breakfast on Lookout Point in Harpswell, Maine—a scenic and historic inn located on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean in the heart of lobster country.
Cost to attend: $350 ($185 of which is non-refundable to cover basic administrative costs) [Note: If COVID-19 forces us to change plans, then we will reschedule the in-person event for October 25-28, 2022.]
Deadline to register: October 1, 2021
While we are inviting 80 people we’ve hand-selected, we can only accommodate the first 50 who respond, so get your paid reservation in today to secure your spot at this gathering!
For you to join us at the NECS, we ask you to complete one simple step.
Please fill out the registration form and make the payment (via paypal) that you can find by clicking on the following link: NECS Registration.
When you have completed and submitted the form and made the payment, you will be formally registered for NECS and will be receiving confirmation. You will also be receiving frequent emails from us about logistics, as well as completion of surveys. We will be accumulating information (gathered from the surveys), along with many existing documents generated at previous summits and other coaching conferences.
Our meetings will convene at the Harpswell Bed and Breakfast Inn, however there are only 10 total rooms available at this location. If you would like to stay at this Inn then call 207-833-5509 to make reservations (must be done this far in advance by phone rather than on the Inn’s website). Reservations at this Inn will be on a first-come, first-served basis, so call right away after registering for NECS.
Fortunately, there are many excellent hotels and inns available for you in nearby Brunswick (20 minutes away), historic Bath (25 minutes), Freeport (home of LL Bean and first outlet stores in America–30 minutes) and Portland (1 hour away). In Brunswick there is the Brunswick Hotel and Brunswick Inn). The standard Comfort Inn and Best Western Inn are available in Brunswick. Marriot-based hotels are to be found in both Brunswick (Fairfield) and Bath. A Hilton member hotel (Garden Inn) can be booked in Freeport and many hotels are to be found in Portland. Breakfasts are provided by most of the hotels.
There are many transportation options, ranging from driving to Maine to taking an East Coast train to Boston and transferring to Portland (and even to Brunswick). Airplane flights can be booked to Boston (with bus, train or rental car to Portland and Brunswick) or to the Portland Maine Airport. We will assist with coordination of transportation from Portland to Brunswick, as well as with transportation from the non-Brunswick hotels to Brunswick and with transportation of all attendees to the Harpswell Inn.
Library of Professional Coaching (LPC)
Over more than a decade, LPC has built an online library of professional coaching materials. Our library includes a growing pool of articles, videos, research briefs, dissertations and white papers which will serve as the ultimate Internet-based source of information about professional coaching. We strive to be an easily searchable database of trusted, high-caliber, vetted and peer-reviewed content.
choice, the magazine of professional coaching
choice is the ultimate resource for professional coaches in the wonderful arena of professional coaching. We’re more than a magazine; choice is a community for people who use coaching in their work or personal lives. We’ve been building our strong, passionate following in the coaching industry for more than a decade.
The Professional School of Psychology [Administrative]
The Professional School of Psychology (PSP) is an innovative, global source of training, education, research and publications in the every-changing field of applied psychology. Providing training and certification programs in both North America and Asia, PSP offers unique studio and laboratory events and its reearch center (The Edge of Knowlege) that generate the content for not only its training and certification, but also its Library of Professional Psychology and its three publication venues.
Institute for Research on Professional Coaching [Research Assistance]
A collaborative enterprise owned by: (1) the Professional School of Psychology (PSP) (R&D Unit: “The Edge of Knowledge”), (2) the Library of Professional Coaching (LPC) and (3) choice Magazine directed to enhance Evidence-Based Professional Coaching Perspectives and Practices. Those working with the Institute are committed to the generation of valid and useful information about professional coaching through the systemic enactment of multiple initiatives. These initiatives involve digitally based survey research tools (such as Survey Monkey), other quantitative and qualitative research strategies, and powerful statistical analytic tools.
Draft Agenda (subject to change)
Begins Tuesday evening and ends at Noon on Friday
Gather for dinner at the Brunswick Inn (no host)
Wednesday Daytime at Harpswell Inn
Context: reflection on past 25 years of coaching
Dialogue Sessions (based in part of results from Survey Monkeys) with a generative focus
Lunch will be provided by Harpswell Inn
Generative dialogue continues
Separate dinners on your own in Brunswick or Portland or Bath
Thursday Daytime at Harpswell Inn
Context: designing the next 25 years of the industry
Lunch will be with your working group out at various restaurants
Identification of 3-5 major themes coming out of sessions (small groups prepare brief presentations for Friday morning)
Dinner together at Harpswell Inn
Friday Morning at Harpswell Inn
Opening up the dialogue to include more colleagues…
Hybrid meeting incorporating Zoom with additional people from around the world who could not attend in-person.
Group presentations of major themes from the meeting