Tickets

  • TINYcon 2017 Standard Ticket
    $1,795 USD

     

  • TINYcon 2017 Super Early Bird
    $495 USD

    $1,300 off standard ticket prices.

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Why Attend TINYcon

  • Connect with, learn from, and become a part of an amazing network of C-suite executives, line managers, and HR professionals who are on the forefront of reinventing employee engagement at their organization.
  • Gain actionable ideas, insights, and innovative perspectives on employee engagement, talent, and performance management.
  • Get hands-on with the latest updates to TINYpulse, learn how to get the most out of the platform, and even get your own TINYpulse certification.

 

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2016 Agenda

  • Monday, September 19
    1:00 pm
    Registration Opens
    Location: 2nd floor

    Registration will be open throughout the entire conference. Prior to attending any sessions, events, or meals, please check in to pick up your badge.
    B.J. Shannon
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    TINYpulse Certification
    Location: 3rd floor

    Whether you're a new or long-time user, you can join the TINYpulse elites with our initial offering of TINYpulse certification. This optional workshop will be run by our first-in-class customer success team, and you'll walk away with all the fundamentals to make TINYpulse an incredible success at your organization. Attendees who pass the examination will be awarded the certification.

    Registration for this workshop is closed.
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Welcome Reception
    Location: 2nd floor - Prefunction Lounge

    Mix and meet with TINYcon attendees, speakers, and the TINYpulse team.
  • Tuesday, September 20
    7:30 am - 8:20 am
    Breakfast
    Location: 3rd floor
    David Niu, Founder & CEO of TINYpulse
    8:30am - 8:45am
    David Niu Welcome Remarks
    Location: 2nd floor - Great Room
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    8:45 am - 9:30 am
    Dan Price Fireside Chat
    Location: 2nd floor - Great Room

    •Dan Price - Founder & CEO, Gravity Payments

    Dan made national news when he announced that all employees at Gravity Payments would receive a minimum salary of $70,000.

    During this fireside chat, find out how Gravity Payments has been using employee feedback to track engagement before and after the announcement.
    B.J. ShannonBrian ArndsForest KeyMegan TorresToni Best
    9:30 am - 10:30 am
    Panel: Feedback, The Breakfast of Champions
    Location: 2nd floor - Great Room

    •B.J. Shannon - Head of Customer Happiness, TINYpulse
    •Forest Key - Founder & CEO, Pixvana
    •Megan Torres - Sr. Director Organizational Communication, Providence Health & Services
    •Toni Best - Chief Human Performance Officer, ADURO

    Eliciting employee feedback is essential to every organization — but it comes with its challenges. In this panel, you'll learn what actions these leaders have taken from employee feedback and how they've overcome any the of challenges that come with this practice.
    10:30 am - 11:00 am
    Break
    Location: 2nd floor - Speaker Reception Lounge

    Meet and greet with the speakers from the morning sessions.
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    11:00 am - 11:30 am
    myVoice: Pulsing to Measure Associate Engagement
    Location: 2nd floor - Great Room

    •Frances Roy - Sr. VP Chief Talent Officer, Ascension Health

    How do employee engagement programs work for large organizations? What about organizations with multiple locations across the country?

    Frances Roy is the SVP, Chief Talent Officer at Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit healthcare company in the U.S. with 160,000 associates at over 2,500 locations. You'll learn how she single-handedly rolled out pulsing surveys on a large scale and the strategies she's leveraging to maintain a successful employee engagement program.
    Dave HajduMatt Hulett
    11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    We Are Just Getting Started
    Location: 2nd floor - Great Room

    •Matt Hulett - Chief Product Officer, TINYpulse
    •Dave Hajdu - Chief of Engineering, TINYpulse

    Get the inside scoop into what features are lined up for both TINYpulse Engage and TINYpulse Perform.
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Lunch
    Location: 3rd floor

    Margaret Wheeler TINYcon 2016
    1:15 pm - 1:45 pm
    Discover Your OS
    Location: 2nd floor - Great Room

    •Margaret Wheeler - Chief People & Culture Officer, Stitch Fix

    Stitch Fix is one of the fastest-growing tech companies in the world. Discover how they've been able to maintain such an amazing organizational culture and Glassdoor scores throughout the growth.
    Blair_1Dr. Darren WhiteGradyHarry RossMatt Hulett
    1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
    Panel: Perform, The Next Level of Engagement
    Location: 2nd floor - Great Room

    •Matt Hulett - Chief Product Officer, TINYpulse
    •Harry Ross - Director of HR, Brenthaven
    •Blair Mainwaring - CEO, Ocean Design Group
    •Grady Karp - Sr. Engineering Manager, EMC Isilon
    •Dr. Darren White - CEO, ADURO

    Performance reviews today aren't what they used to be — or so they shouldn't be. Find out about the latest trends in performance evaluations and what new performance management practices are being put to use.
    2:45 pm - 3:15pm
    Break
    Location: 2nd floor - Speaker Reception Lounge

    Meet and greet with the speakers from the afternoon sessions.
    Dan BergerDavid LeedsEricka RamonJackie CraverKipp Bodnar
    3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
    Panel: Get Your Recognition Game On
    Location: 2nd floor - Great Room

    •Ericka Ramon - Sr. Customer Success Director, TINYpulse
    •Kipp Bodnar - Chief Marketing Officer, HubSpot
    •Jackie B. Craver - Contact Center Director, Nintendo of America
    •David Leeds - Founder & CEO, Tango Card
    •Dan Berger - Founder & CEO, Social Tables

    Employee recognition is a huge driver for engagement and retention. Learn how to scale your recognition program without losing authenticity, why millennials are changing the landscape for recognition, and new trends in recognition strategies.
    Dan Spaulding
    4:15 pm - 4:45 pm
    From Start-Up to Household Name: Keeping the Competitive Edge Through Culture
    Location: 2nd floor - Great Room

    •Dan Spaulding - VP, Head of People & Culture, Zillow Group

    Zillow Group’s Vice President of People and Culture, Dan Spaulding, shares how the company established its award-winning culture, how that culture has evolved, and how it maintains a start-up feel as it grows.
    4:45 pm - 6:15 pm
    Happy Hour sponsored by ADURO
    Location: 2nd floor - Prefunction Lounge

    6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
    Dine Around Seattle
    Break up into small groups to experience dinner at Seattle's best restaurants. You'll find your assigned restaurant on the back of your badge.
    8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
    After-Party at the Hard Rock Cafe Rooftop
    Hard Rock Cafe Rooftop
    116 Pike St.
    Seattle, WA 98101
  • Wednesday, September 21
    07:30 am - 08:30 am
    Breakfast
    Location: 3rd floor

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    8:30 am - 9:15 am
    Building the Irresistible Organization
    Location: 2nd floor - Great Room

    •Josh Bersin - Principal, Bersin by Deloitte

    Josh Bersin is one of the world's leaders in employee engagement research. In this keynote, he'll discuss the new market for employee engagement and what you need to do in order to create an irresistible culture to retain employees.
    David NilssenEmily TettoHenryLailani LeeRebecca Reott
    9:15 am - 10:15 am
    Panel: Be a "Best Place to Work"
    Location: 2nd floor - Great Room

    •Lailani Lee - Director of Strategic Alliances, TINYpulse
    •Rebecca Reott - Associate Director HR, Hanapin Marketing
    •Henry Albrecht - CEO, Limeade
    •Emily Tetto, Director of Talent & Culture, Acceleration Partners
    •David Nilssen, Cofounder & CEO, Guidant Financial

    You've seen those Best Places to Work lists. And as a leader, you'd love to see your organization make that list someday.

    In this panel, you'll learn the employee engagement strategies these leaders have implemented to create a thriving work culture that landed them on a Best Places to Work list.
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    10:15 am - 10:45 am
    Transparency as a Competitive Advantage
    Location: 2nd floor - Great Room

    •Matt Ehrlichman - Founder & CEO, Porch

    Transparency is one of the top factors that is correlated with employee happiness. In this keynote, Matt Ehrlichman discusses strategies for transparency and why organizations need to share the good, the bad, and the ugly news.
    10:45 am - 11:15 am
    Break
    Location: 2nd floor - Speaker Reception Lounge

    Meet the speakers from the morning sessions in the Speaker Reception Lounge.
    Mark Roberge
    11:15 am - 11:45 am
    Fireside Chat: Mark Roberge, Harvard Business School
    Location: 2nd floor - Great Room

    •Mark Roberge - Senior Lecturer, Harvard Business School

    Everyone wants to build a winning team, and Mark Roberge has actually done it using a unique methodology: The Sales Acceleration Formula. In this fireside chat, you'll learn how to leverage data and technology into your hiring, training, and management processes.
    David Niu, Founder & CEO of TINYpulse
    11:45 am - 12:00 pm
    The Journey Ahead
    Location: 2nd floor - Great Room

    •David Niu, Founder & CEO, TINYpulse

TINYpulse Certification (Registration Required)

Whether you’re a new or long-time user, you can join the TINYpulse elites with our initial offering of TINYpulse certification. This workshop will be run by our first-in-class customer success team, and you’ll walk away with all the fundamentals to make TINYpulse an incredible success at your organization. Attendees who pass the examination will be awarded the certification.

 

The certification will include the following modules (subject to change):

  • Defining your engagement initiatives: cultural values, mission, vision, and commitment to TINYpulse
  • Understanding the functionality of TINYpulse Engage
  • Responding to feedback and notes, and using private messaging
  • Sharing and meeting to discuss feedback and establishing a culture committee
  • Closing the feedback loop with actions and wins
  • Leveraging Cheers for Peers

Registration is closed for this workshop.

In the Heart of Seattle

 

Inspiration starts at:

W Seattle

TINYcon 2016 will be held at the luxurious and modern W Hotel in the heart of downtown Seattle, Washington. You’ll be in walking distance to all the exciting attractions in Seattle. Fish toss at Pike Place Market? Only five blocks away. The iconic Space Needle? Just a mile northwest.

 

Where to Stay

Convenience is key for conferences. Book a room at the W Hotel — where your commute to the conference will only be seconds.

BOOK A ROOM

Dine Around Seattle

 

Curious about the Dine Around Seattle event that’s happening on day two of the conference? Here’s the scoop: we’ll split conference attendees into small groups and take them out to one of Seattle’s top restaurants. And the best part? It’s all included in your TINYcon ticket!

  • Steelhead Diner: Get a taste of the Pacific Northwest at this restaurant that’s located right in the heart of the famous Pike Place Market. Their daily-changing menu features an array of delectable modern comfort food.
  • Purple:Purple’s contemporary fare and mind-bogglingly extensive wine list represent the perfect marriage of local and global, seasonal and timeless.
  • Wild Ginger: A mainstay of the Seattle restaurant scene for nearly 30 years, Wild Ginger brings together dishes that span the eastern Pacific Rim from China to Indonesia, and Malaysia to Vietnam.
  • IL Bistro: Venture beneath Pike Place Market to find this Italian gem, whose famous ambience is matched only by its authentic cuisine, made from the market’s freshest local ingredients.

Sponsors

Who’s Attending?

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Ascension Health

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Providence Health & Services

 

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