FAQs

Still have some questions about the Empower Conference and the Consult Series?

Great—because we’ve got answers!

FAQs

Still have some questions about the Empower Conference and the Consult Series?

Great—because we’ve got answers!

What is the Consult Series?

The Consult Series, Imagine the Possibilities, is a unique learning opportunity for our Associates and their team during Your Hearing Network’s Empower Conference. It is comprised of two tracks, one for Owners and Hearing Care Providers and another for staff members.

The Consult Owner and Hearing Care Providers track includes a Consult YHN members-only, full-day session on Thursday, September 12 and then folds into the Empower Conference where Associates follow Consult YHN’s 14 business development sessions.

The day-and-half-staff track on Thursday and Friday, September 12 and 13, will focus on teamwork and communication. The Consult Staff Track will arm your personnel with the necessary tools and knowledge to create, capture, and maximize opportunities.

What will I learn during the Owner & Hearing Care Provider Track or the Staff Track?

The Owner & Hearing Care Provider Track, along with the Empower Conference, includes two-and-half-days of essential leadership and strategic planning content, insights, and tools in order to uncover opportunities to increase your revenue and profit. The day-and-half Staff Track engages and develops your team to ensure they understand the mindset and behaviors necessary to provide a superior patient experience and contribute to your practice’s growth.

When and where will the Empower Conference/Consult Series be held?

The Conference and the Consult Series will be held at Disney Coronado Springs in Orlando, FL starting in the morning on Thursday, September 12, 2019. The Owner and Hearing Care Provider Track will run through the entire Conference, ending Saturday, September 14, while the Staff Track will end on Friday, September 13, at noon.

How is Empower different from other industry events?

While many industry events tend to have one focus, Your Hearing Network’s Empower Conference combines our industry’s three pillars  – Clinical Focus, Business Development, and Technological Advancements – into one, unprecedented event. With nearly 100 sessions to choose from, attendees can create a custom schedule that best suits their individual needs and interests. Additionally, it will include two motivational and business-focused keynotes and a trade show featuring more than 50 industry-specific exhibitors.

Will there be a keynote speaker?

Yes—two.

Mid-Day Keynote: Leading sales management strategist and bestselling author, Lee Salz, will deliver the mid-day keynote, “Differentiation: Your Secret to Winning Sales at the Prices You Want.”

Evening Keynote: The evening keynote speech will focus on more general content with a motivational message (more details to come).

How much does the Conference/Consult Series cost?

Owner & Hearing Care Provider Track: $1,195.00 (Consult Series + Empower Conference)

Consult Staff Track: $550.00 (Consult Series Only)

Are there manufacturer Co-ops to help cover the cost of the Conference and Consult Series?

Yes! Co-op dollars are available from five of the top manufacturers. Click here to register for the Consult Co-op Program.

Consult Series: the registration fee for the Consult Series will be charged following the class.

Empower Conference: the registration fee for the conference is charged at the time of registration.

The co-op dollars earned will be added to your Consult statement following the events. You decide what charges to apply your credit to.

Co-op dollars are awarded based on attendance to the events.

Will the Consult Series and/or Conference provide CEUs?

Empower Conference: Yes, you have the opportunity to earn up to 14 continuing education hours. Each session will specify the available credit hours and will be listed with the Conference Agenda as we get closer to the event. The exact number will depend on which and how many sessions you attend.

Consult Series: Yes, you have the opportunity to earn up to 7 continuing education hours for the Owner & Hearing Care Provider track on September 12. CEUs will not be awarded for the Consult Staff Track.

Note: Consult YHN will submit CEUs for the Consult Series only; Your Hearing Network will submit CEUs for the Empower Conference.

Does Conference admission include any Disney perks?

Yes—quite a few! Conference attendees and resort guests will enjoy:

  • Early Access to FastPass+ Planning
  • Early Access to Dining Reservations
  • Exclusive Extra Magic Hours at Disney Theme Parks
  • Exclusive Park Tickets with a Special Bonus Add-On
  • Complimentary Select MagicBands
  • Complimentary In-room Internet Access
  • Complimentary Health Club Admission

You can take advantage of these perks during the registration process or anytime throughout the Conference. Click here for more information.

What are the transportation options?

Complimentary transportation via Disney’s Magical Express will be provided between Orlando International Airport and select Walt Disney World Resort hotels—featuring complimentary luggage delivery to your room (reservation required). Complimentary transportation will also be provided to Disney theme parks. Click here for more information and to register.

How do I register?

This is a multi-step process (but we promise it’s a quick and painless one!):

Step 1: Register for the Owner & Hearing Care Provider Track.

Step 2: Register your team members individually for the Consult Staff Track.

Step 3: Register for the Conference.

Step 4: Book your hotel room(s).

Step 5: Pack your bags—you’re going to Disney World!

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