HDI Annual Awards & Team Building Luncheon

When:  Dec 8, 2017 from 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM (ET)
Associated with  Capital Area

About the Program

Join us for our Annual Awards Luncheon, which has become a tradition in the Washington DC area. IT Service and Support Managers bring their teams to celebrate their hard work and success throughout the year. You supply your team and we will supply an inspirational speaker, great atmosphere and a three-course meal. There will be time to network with area professionals and meet our Help Desk Analyst and Desktop Support of the Year nominees.

Our keynote speaker is Shawn Doyle, who is a book author, speaker, and coach. We will recognize our HDI Analyst of the Year and Desktop Support Technician Nominees and announce the winner of the Capital Area Analyst and Desktop Support Technician award. The winners will go on to the regional competition, with the Regional Winner being sponsored by Robert Half Technology to attend the HDI Annual conference in Las Vegas.

Registration Cost

Seating is limited, so be sure to register EARLY to reserve your seats! Registration is only $49.00 per person (over a $60.00 value) and includes a three course meal, coffee, hot tea, iced tea and soda. Registration closes, Wednesday, December 6th at 3:00 PM.
Team Discounts
Register 5 team members and receive the 6th registration free by entering the promo code: sixthfree

About the Keynote

MO!  Everyday Heroes Who Live with MOmentum, MOtivation, and MOxie! 
What is MO? MO is about people who have MOmentum, MOtivation and MOxie! In this energetic engaging and entertaining program- professional speaker Shawn Doyle CSP will talk about the stories of very special real people, what he calls the "everyday heroes" who have a quality he calls MO.
Based on his book, Shawn will talk about how you can get MO, do MO, and have MO in your life every day. Shawn will provide tools, tips, and technique for being an everyday hero at work, and how you can be more MOtivated! Learn how to turn ordinary circumstances into an extraordinary life.
Attendees will:
1. Learn how to get and stay motivated.
2. Why being motivated matters
3. How to develop a higher level of motivation

About the Speaker

Shawn DoyleShawn Doyle CSP, is a book author, speaker, and coach. For the last 28 years, he has developed and implemented training programs on diversity, sales, negotiation, creativity, communication, employee engagement, and leadership. He is the former Vice President of Learning and Development at Comcast, where he co-founded the company's highly successful Corporate University. Among his clients are organizations such as NASA, Microsoft, Comcast, Kraft, Wells Fargo, Zippo, the United States Marine Corps, Lockheed Martin, BP, IBM, the Richard Nixon Library, Air France, Hilton Hotels, L'Oréal, and the United States Navy.
Time and again, participants in Shawn's programs have found that the information learned has helped them both at work and home. His evaluations always mention his energy, engaging stories, and practical message.
He is the author of 19 books including Jumpstart Your Motivation, Jumpstart Your Creativity, The Manager's Pocket Guide to Employee Motivation, Cartoon Magic, and Jumpstart Your Leadership. Two of his books have been Amazon bestsellers.
Shawn is certified by DDI, Miller- Heiman, and is a Registered Corporate Coach (RCC). He has also earned the distinction of ATM-B (Advanced Toastmaster- Bronze) from Toastmasters. He belongs to the National Speakers Association and holds the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation.


10:30 am to 11:00 am: Registration, Networking, Cocktails & Hors d'Oeuvres
11:00 am to 12:00 pm: Welcome, Lunch Served
12:00 pm to 12:45 pm Candidate Introductions
12:45 pm pm to 1:00 pm: Break
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm: Keynote - Shawn Doyle
2:00 pm to 2:15 pm: Break, Dessert and Coffee served
2:15 pm to 3:00 pm: Candidate Introductions
3:00 pm to 3:15 pm: Analyst & Desktop Technician of the Year Winners Announced
3:15 pm to 3:30 pm: Closing Remarks and Prize Drawing **MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN**

About the Location

Martin's Crosswinds
7400 Greenway Center Drive
Greenbelt, MD 20770-3053
phone: (301) 474-8500Click here for driving directionsParking: There is free parking at the Martin's CrosswindsMetro and Public TransportationClick here to access WMATA Trip Planner
Register today for this great event!


Robert_Half_Technology_Logo.jpgHDI proudly acknowledges Robert Half Technology as the premier sponsor of the HDI Awards program. Since 2004, Robert Half Technology has given award finalists the opportunity to be honored as leaders within the technical support industry, attend the industry's leading conference, learn and grow in their professions, and network with peers from around the globe.

With over 120 locations worldwide, Robert Half Technology provides on-demand technical expertise through a full spectrum of IT staffing services – from project, contract-to-hire and full-time staffing, to managed IT services and IT solution consulting. To learn more about Robert Half Technology’s staffing solutions or start your job search, visit roberthalf.com/technology.


Martin’s Crosswinds
7400 Greenway Center Drive
Greenbelt, MD 20770
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