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Hosting 101 Early Bird

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Hosting 101: The Basics of Hosting Conversations that Matter

When: October 9, 2014; 8:30 arrival and continental breakfast; 9:00 – 4:00 program
1100 N. Beech Street, Normal, IL
Who: Beginners or Art of Hosting practitioners who want to review the basics of hosting.

This learning experience is an introduction (or review) of basic art of hosting hosting concepts and practices. More than a general introduction, this is a practical, experiential workshop that will expand your understanding of what it means to host and how it relates to the way you lead in your community or organization. We’ll look at some of the underlying assumptions and principles of hosting as well as fundamental practices that you can begin to use right away. We’ll also explore the difference between hosting and facilitating and when each is most helpful.

  • Gain new insight into how to engage others in meaningful conversations that promote shared understanding, engagement, and sustained collective action.

  • Explore the basic relationship between leadership and hosting

  • Learn the difference between hosting and facilitating

  • Expand your toolkit with core hosting concepts and practices



Cancellation policy

30 days notice: Full refund less $15 processing fee; 29-15 days notice: 50% refund of registration fee or 100% of registration can be applied to another workshop offering; 0-14 days notice: No refund. Registration fee may be applied to another workshop offering. 


Normandy Village 1100 N. Beech Street, Suite 12A, Normal, IL, 60554, United States Get Directions


Your Learning Host: Christina Foster is a process artist, learning facilitator, thought partner, and concept developer who supports groups’ innate capacity to think, learn, and innovate together. Central to her approach is Participatory Leadership, Strategic Dialogue, and other change processes that engage groups in meaningful conversations and collective learning that can lead to Collaborative Innovation and action. Christina is a steward of the Illinois Art of Hosting Community of Practice.