WHEN

AUGUST 16-18, 2019

WHERE

CHICAGO MARRIOTT O'HARE

8535 W. HIGGINS RD

CHICAGO, IL


TOPICS

MOVEMENT

MARKETING

INSPIRATION

Take an invigorating weekend retreat to Chicago with your entire staff. Studio owners, dance teachers, and office administrative staff will enjoy seminars catered to each track of running a successful business both behind-the-scenes and in the classroom. 


Brought to you by dance professionals, for dance professionals. Seminars and classes are presented by dance industry professionals and by successful studio owners and teachers like you! ENERGIZE has classes and content for all types of studios, whether you are a one-person show, or if you are part of a large team.

THE BEST DANCE STUDIO EVENT IN THE INDUSTRY

FEATURED PRESENTERS

Industry experts from leading dance studios and companies across the country will be presenting classes, movement workshops and seminars to give you insights into how to implement tools to be even more successful.

SUZANNE BLAKE GERETY

*Speakers subject to change

TIFFANY HENDERSON

JILL TIRONE

MELISSA KLASSEN

KATHY BLAKE

PAUL HENDERSON

MARIA HANLEY

JESSICA MICHAELS

EILEEN JURIC

ANDREA TRENCH

CHRISTINE DION

IAN HOCKLEY

FRONT OFFICE

CLASSROOM

STUDIO

SEMINAR TOPICS– SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE!

  • Studio Website Essentials to Attract New Students 
  • Take things off your plate: How to set priorities and delegate effectively 
  • Student Retention: Gather Constructive Feedback to Your Benefit 
  • Studio Economics and Key Data Everyone Should Know 
  • New Student Lead Process 
  • Price your Products to Sell - How to Make a Profit on Dancewear & Costumes 
  • Nimbly: Boost Revenue with Online Shopkeeping 
  • The Art of Pre-Registration 
  • Studio Communications Like A Rockstar
  • Small Town, Big Dreams: An Introduction to Growth Management 
  • Transform Your Studio - And The World - One Dancer at a Time
  • Recital Themes: Brand your Recital and Transform your Show! 
  • Performance Opportunities for a Non-Competitive Studio
  • Overcome Burnout: Rekindle Your Joy & Passion for Studio 
  • Drama Free Dance Studio 
  • Teacher Training Program 
  • Stage Makeup Made Easy
  • How to Take a Great Headshot


  • PowerDance Technique: Body Mechanics - Floor Class
  • PowerDance Technique: Body Mechanics - Movement Class
  • How to combine Acro and Dance: Across the Floor AcroDance Progressions
  • Setting Up Your Lucrative and Long-term Acro Program: from Preschoolers to Pre-Professionals
  • Teaching Toddler Dance: Ideas and Tools for Teaching 18 months - 2.5 year olds
  • Unique Props: Creative Ideas for Ages 2-6
  • Tools for Classroom Management
  • Exploring the Concepts of Dance Through Improvisation
  • Choreography Map: A Guide to Recital Choreography Success
  • "The Twinkle Star Method with Tiffany Henderson" Live Class Demo 

GENERAL ADMISSION

$125

VIP STUDIO PACKAGE

$399

  • Admission for 4 people
  • Complimentary meals, see schedule for details
  • Business seminars and movement classes
  • Fashion Show and Cocktail Reception
  • Visit with Vendors and receive Exclusive Discounts
  • Keynote Speaker
  • PLUS… 1 year Membership to DanceStudioOwner.com with Rev Perks ($399 value)
  • Professional headshots for 4 members of your staff at the event ($1000 value)
  • One-on-One consultation with DanceStudioOwner.com ($250 value)
  • One-on-One Revolution and Tenth House costume shopping with a dedicated representative
  • VIP reserved seating at the Fashion Show
  • Receive a $125 REV UP BRANDS merchandise credit, making your ticket FREE! Spend with Revolution or Tenth House all year long
  • Complimentary meals and drinks, see schedule for details
  • Business seminars and movement classes
  • Fashion Show and Cocktail Reception
  • Visit with Vendors and receive Exclusive Discounts
  • Keynote Speaker

11:00am-1:00pm         Attendee Registration 

1:00pm-1:45pm          Welcome Keynote 

1:45pm-5:30pm          Seminars 

6:00pm-7:00pm         Vendor Welcome Reception

8:15am-9:00am          Breakfast

9:00am-9:45am          Visit the Vendors 

9:45am-12:15pm          Seminars 

12:15pm-1:00pm          Lunch 

1:00pm-1:45pm           Keynote 

1:45pm-2:30pm           Visit the Vendors 

2:30pm-5:00pm          Seminars

 5:30pm-7:30pm         Revolution + Tenth House Fashion Show

8:30-9:30am               Breakfast & Debut Fashion Show

9:30am-12:00pm         Seminars

12:00pm-12:45pm        Visit the Vendors

12:45pm-1:30pm          Lunch

1:30pm-2:30pm          Closing Celebration

SATURDAY AUGUST 11TH

FRIDAY AUGUST 10TH

SUNDAY AUGUST 12TH

2019 SCHEDULE HIGHLIGHTS

Click "Download Schedule" to view full event details from last year's Energize!

VENUE AND ACCOMMODATIONS

Marriott Chicago O'Hare

8535 West Higgins Road Chicago IL 60631


  • Stay in the hotel where all exciting Energize events are hosted!
  • Complimentary airport shuttle
  • Wireless internet included
  • Pool & Fitness Center on site

MARRIOTT CHICAGO O'HARE

ATTENDEE REVIEWS

Studio owners and teachers agree that Energize 2017 gave them the tools, resources and training to implement real change in their business. What will you gain from attending in 2018?

" I thoroughly enjoyed this event! I learned so much and left very ENERGIZED to keep working. I am starting my studio so all of the information and resources are very helpful to me. "

" Thank you for a fabulous weekend. It truly lived up to the name... ENERGIZE! "

" Still absorbing everything, and on the way home yesterday I made some decisions. Today, we implemented them. Courage, I got that from this past weekend! "

Anita Brooks Nagle

Dancenter

Emily Baughman

Indianola Dance Academy

Ebony McSwain

Excellence Dance Academy

2018 SPONSORS

Twinkle Star Dance

JOIN US!

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