The Program Committee for the 2018 NIRSA Annual Conference & Campus Rec and Wellness Expo—which will take place in Denver, CO from March 4–7—is excited to announce that Ross Shafer will be the keynote speaker for the Closing General Session on Wednesday, March 7 from 1:00pm-2:30pm.

Ross is a six-time Emmy Award-winning comedian and writer, former television host, and—with more than 30 years of experience in show business and media—an expert on the importance of creating emotional connections with customers. He has established himself as a modern-day renaissance man and sought-after keynote speaker, offering valuable insights from his breadth of experiences on topics including personal motivation, reinvention, customer urgency, and market relevance.

Ross’ presentation It’s on You will address taking initiative—a relevant leadership quality for NIRSA members working in every capacity.

Read more about Ross on the NIRSA website.

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Sarah Kosch is a Communications Specialist at NIRSA.