Enlightening the Talent Ecosystem

March 14-16, 2018

Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek

Orlando, Florida

VMSA Live 2018 brings together ClubVMSA members that represent the full spectrum of the contingent workforce supply chain. The program provides experiential learning and networking with interactive sessions, ample opportunities for peer-to-peer exchanges, unscheduled time for impromptu meetings, speed networking, fun social events and more. 100+ Enterprise members are planning to attend from these companies:

Who should attend?

All ClubVMSA members are invited to attend…

    Procurement, HR/Talent
    Acquisition, Operations, Diversity
  • MSP
    Managed Service Providers
    Staffing, SOW, IC/Compliance,
    Payrolling, Finance, Legal,
    Advisory, Research, Consulting
    VMS, ATS, FMS, Talent Clouds

Why should Enterprise members attend?

Collaborate with your peers in a half-day “sequestered” session. Share your experiences and learn from each other - the top thought leaders in the industry!

Why should Suppliers attend?

Closely interact with client prospects & channel partners. Hear their “unfiltered” challenges, assess their needs and showcase your expertise.

What can I expect?

You can expect the “full spectrum”!

  • Levity
    It will be fun so people let their guards down
  • Intensity
    Focused conversations on hot topics
  • Group Interactions
    Lots of collaboration and breakout discussions (no lectures, .ppts & panels)
  • Honesty
    Engage in transparent and candid dialogue
  • Thought Leadership
    Participate side-by-side with the experts

Did you miss VMSA Live 2017?
Check out this video to see what you missed!


New this year! VMSA Live 2018 is the annual meeting for ClubVMSA. You must be a ClubVMSA Member to attend. Membership is on an individual basis. You will be asked to sign in before registering. If you are not already a member, please click Join Now, then return to register for VMSA Live.

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  • TONS of OPPORTUNITIES to connect, engage and interact
  • Mobile App access with attendee directory
  • Printed conference materials
  • Scheduled meals and refreshments Wednesday, March 14th through Friday, March 16th
  • Swag Bag of Sponsor & VMSA Goodies


March 14
March 15
March 16


"Welcome to Florida" Pool Party

+ Networking Lunch

+ Icebreaker Games & Fun

Welcome Reception!

Food, Fun & Entertainment

Registration & Breakfast

Welcome & Keynote Session

"Can We Talk?" Raising the Level of Communication Throughout the Talent

Ecosystem - Jim Coughlin, Creative Director, ClubVMSA

Concurrent Interactive Sessions

+ Enterprise Unplugged Sessions

+ MSP / Supplier Roundtables

+ "The Pitch" for Salespeople

+ Technology Pavilion by GRI: JobDiva

Concurrent Interactive Sessions

+ Enterprise Unplugged Sessions

+ MSP / Supplier Roundtables

+ "The Pitch" for Salespeople

+ Technology Pavilion by GRI: Credible

Concurrent Interactive Sessions

+ Enterprise Unplugged Sessions

+ MSP / Supplier Roundtables

+ "The Pitch" for Salespeople

+ Technology Pavilion by GRI

Lunch & Networking

+ Technology Pavilion by GRI: Shiftgig

Concurrent Interactive Sessions

+ Future of Work

+ The Effective MSP = Building your "Most Successful Program"

+ Services Procurement, SOW & Rogue Spend

+ Offshore Partnerships: How to Make Them Work for Any Talent Acquisition Function (Enterprise or Supplier)

+ Technology Impacting Supplier Delivery: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

+ Technology Pavilion by GRI

Roundtables at Cabanas by the Pool

+ Future of Work

+ B2B Freelancing, Gig & Mobile

+ Globalization, Expansion & Work Rules

+ Technology Pavilion by GRI

Free Time for Private Dinners


Welcome Back & Keynote Session

How Artificial Intelligence (AI) is Changing the Face of Recruiting NOW? - Wade Burgess, CEO, Shiftgig

Concurrent Interactive Sessions

+ Total Talent Management

+ Making the Law Work for You as You Acquire Talent

+ Think Tank

+ Using Technology to Secure & Upsell Accounts

+ Technology Pavilion by GRI: Envision

Concurrent Interactive Sessions

+ Future of Work

+ Integrating Gig Technology into Your CW Program

+ Is Your Enterprise at Risk? Managing High Risk Job Classifications

+ Creating Best-in-Class Staffing Company Valuations

+ Technology Pavilion by GRI

Concurrent Interactive Sessions

+ Future of Work

+ Global Payrolling: Easy as Uno-Deux-San Plus the New GDPR Regulation for Europe and
   How it Will Affect You Starting May 2018

+ Build, Operate & Transfer CWM Back to the Enterprise (The Next Stages for the VMO)

+ Technology Pavilion by GRI

Grab & Go Lunch


VMSA Live is a fully interactive conference experience. The “experts” are our member-attendees, rather than the third-party speakers at the lectern.


Jim Coughlin

Creative Director, ClubVMSA

Geoff Dubiski

Executive Director, EY

Juliette Meunier

Partner, EY

Tony Steadman

Partner/Principal, EY

Colleen Tiner

SVP Strategy, Beeline


Brian Beck

VP, Client Delivery, Randstad Sourceright

Wade Burgess

CEO, Shiftgig

David Cooper

VP, Global Sales, Geometric Results, Inc.

Jim Coughlin

Creative Director, ClubVMSA

Steve Dern

Executive, Strategic Accounts, Geometric Results, Inc.

Kristen Esones

Director, Supplier Partnerships, PRO Unlimited, Inc.

Gijo George

Director, Strategic Sourcing, AmeriCold Logistics, LLC

Eynat Guez

Co-Founder & CEO, Papaya Global

Jim Holcomb

CEO, Cloudious, LLC

Erin Hough

Sr Manager, North American Supply Chain, Allegis Global Solutions

Dan Khublall

Sr Director, Global External Workforce Strategy & Program Management, Thomson Reuters

Art Knapp

President, Geometric Results, Inc.

Tony Larm

Director, Operational Excellence & Strategy, Allegis Global Solutions

Doug Leeby

CEO, Beeline

Eddie Lou

Executive Chairman & Co-Founder, Shiftgig

Karen Maarouf

VP, Supplier Engagement, ZeroChaos

Tony Marino

Head of Global Procurement, BMC Software

Michael Matherly

CEO, SFS Compliance

Bryan McHugh

International Human Resources, UPS

Jonathan Novich

VP, Product, Bullhorn

Jeannine Parise

CEO, VMS Accelerators (VMSA)

Michael Perovich

SVP Procurement, Bank of America

David Phillips

Managing Director, CHILDS Advisory Partners

Mike Schiappa

VP, Global Labor & Consulting, MetLife

Melissa St. Clair

Sr Manager, Staffing Program, TIAA

Brad Talwar

CEO, TalentBurst

Colleen Tiner

SVP Strategy, Beeline

Janice Weiner

VP, Global MSP Services, PeopleScout

Nicholas Wennerström

Head of Global Contingent Workforce, Zebra Technologies

Keith Wulffraat

Segment Manager & Transformation Lead, Caterpillar Inc.

Mark Zisholtz



Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek

14100 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane Orlando, FL 32821

Maps & Directions

Discounted rates are available through February 21, 2018. After this date, the discounted rates are offered at the discretion of the hotel and may not be available. We encourage you to book your housing early as the room block could sell out prior to the cut-off date.

Secure your room reservation online or by contacting the hotel directly at 888.353.2013.

book your room now

Reservation Deposit

A deposit in the amount of the first night’s room rate is due at the time of booking.

Cancellations or Changes to Hotel Reservations

You may modify or cancel your reservation online or by contacting the hotel directly. If you need to cancel your reservation(s), you must do so 5 days prior to your scheduled check-in date.

Cancelling your hotel reservation does not automatically cancel your VMSA Live registration. To cancel your conference registration, please contact: VMSALive@vmsaccel.com.

Early Departure Fees

An early departure fee of one night’s stay will be charged if you decide to depart sooner than your reservation departure date.

Hotel Information

The resort features world-class amenities including a 3-acre lazy river and pool, poolside cabanas, championship golf course, Waldorf Astoria Spa, fitness center, and nearly a dozen dining and lounge options.


Thank you for the ongoing support of all our sponsors. VMSA is proud to share our strong network of members with our sponsor partners. Contact us today if you are interested in generating increased exposure and support our industry.

For more information on sponsor and exhibitor opportunities, please contact sponsor@vmsaccel.com.


Visionary Sponsors


Welcome to Florida Pool Party

For those that arrive earlier in the day on Wednesday, March 14th, we will be kicking off VMSA Live with a little fun with non-traditional networking via icebreaker games, lazy river races and more! No additional registration is required.

Yoga with Jim

VMSA’s Creative Director, Jim Coughlin, is also a master yoga teacher and practitioner with over 30 years of yoga practice and 15 years of teaching yoga under his belt. He will be leading an “all-level” yoga class every morning of the event. No additional registration is required.


At Waldorf Astoria Spa, luxurious therapies, soothing environments and their unique client-centric approach to well-being all unify to create an elevated state of rejuvenation and renewal. The hotel is offering 10% off spa services for VMSA Live participants.

Learn more and make your reservation.

Welcome Reception

VMSA Live continues on the evening of Wednesday, March 14th at the Welcome Reception. No additional registration is required.


Enjoy one of Orlando’s premier golfing experiences at Hilton Bonnet Creek. The hotel is home to Waldorf Astoria Golf Club’s 18-hole championship golf course, designed by Rees Jones.

Learn more and book your tee time online.

Other Activities at the Hotel & Orlando

The Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek has so much to offer on-property. And the hotel is your gateway to Orlando’s renowned attractions, theme parks and local activities.

Learn more about all the fun to have before and after
VMSA Live.

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