Mainstage Sessions

Join us for Mainstage sessions to hear from leaders inside and outside the senior living industry.
OPENING EVENT | Monday, September 13 | 4-5:30 PM

Argentum Awards & Heroes Work Here Celebration

Emceed by actress and author MARCIA GAY HARDEN, our opening program will celebrate the tremendous dedication and care exhibited by those who work at senior living communities all across the country during COVID-19. Share your story with us today at

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FEATURED KEYNOTE SPEAKER | Tuesday, September 14 | 8:30-9:30 AM

Discover the Benefits of Mission-Driven Leadership

MARK BERTOLINI, Aetna’s former CEO, literally wrote the book on Mission-Driven Leadership. As the keynote speaker on Tuesday, September 14, Bertolini's unfiltered stories of an untraditional journey to the corner office are sure to deliver a riveting presentation.

FEATURED KEYNOTE SPEAKER | Wednesday, September 15 | 8:30-9:30 AM

Fostering a Culture of Innovation

ROBERT RICHMAN, former culture strategist and co-creator of Zappos Insights, is one of the world’s authorities on employee culture. As the keynote speaker on Wednesday, September 15, Richman will share some of his innovative techniques to build culture, help people grow, inspire amazing service, and ultimately drive revenue through amazing culture.

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Cindy Kent, Executive Vice President & President of Senior Living, Brookdale

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Katie Potter, President & CEO, Five Star Senior Living

INSIGHTS FROM THE C-SUITE | Tuesday, September 14 | 2:30-3:45 PM

What's Next for Senior Living?

Join executives all across the industry for an insightful panel discussion on the future of senior living. Check back for more panelists as they're confirmed!