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June 5 – FREE Event for Missouri & Kansas Senior Living Professionals

1800 N.W. O’Brien Road | Lee’s Summit, MO 64081
Registration at 1:30 p.m. | Map/Directions
FOR: MO & KS Senior Living Professionals, Nursing Home Administrators, and members of their leadership teams.

You’re Going to Want to Stay for Social Hour!

Stay for networking while enjoying complimentary cocktails and an amazing array of heavy appetizers, sponsored by Symbria and US Foods. Join us in The Metropolitan Restaurant, just down the hall, following the educational sessions.

RSVP by May 29 to [email protected] or 816-347-2031 

3 Nursing Home Administrator CEUs Available through the Missouri and Kansas Boards of Nursing Home Administrators. Kansas will provide CEUs for Kansas providers who are Administrators, Adult Care Home Operators, and Nurses. All attendees will receive a certificate of participation.

   Whether you’re working to build and maintain occupancy, generate qualified referrals, or launch a business, it’s clear that today’s sophisticated consumers along with the sheer number of messaging tools available require a well-thought-out and targeted approach to marketing.
   Learn about new developments in senior living; digital solutions to enhance online users’ experience; plus marketing planning, execution and measurement techniques to set you up for success. You’ll leave with valuable information and resources you can use immediately.


  • Current Senior Living Trends
    Presented by Mimi Rossi, Senior Vice President, Head of Senior Living Research at Ziegler
    This privately held investment bank, capital markets and proprietary investments firm specializes in the healthcare, senior living, and education sectors. Mimi will share findings from Ziegler’s research on national, regional, and local trends in senior living and occupancy; explore opportunities and headwinds facing providers in the senior living space; and discuss future growth projections for senior living organizations.
  • Digital Strategies To Enhance Qualified Lead Generation
    Presented by Steve Howell, Chief Revenue Officer and partner at ExperienceFresh | Digital Marketing & Creative
    At what points in a prospect’s journey can your marketing help create a better experience for your audience and more value for your community? Learn what to consider regarding search engine optimization and paid media; use of AI lead intelligence; and the importance of tracking and measuring results to gauge effectiveness.
  • Putting Data-Driven Strategies Into Action: Building, Executing & Measuring Successful Marketing Plans
    Presented by Marybeth Roberts, Director of Sales, Marketing & Communications at John Knox Village
    Gone are the days of relying on gut feelings and hunches when working to attract new residents and new business. By taking a more methodical approach to building and executing a marketing plan, you can make better use of resources, know which strategies paid off, and identify where to modify your efforts.


  • Mimi Rossi, Senior Vice President, Head of Senior Living Research at Ziegler, joined Ziegler’s senior living finance practice in January 2024. Her primary focus is concentrated on conducting industry research and trend analyses for educative purposes in the form of presentations, newsletters, and research publications. Mimi supports the senior living finance practice nationally by facilitating primary research projects and coordinating national, regional and statewide industry conferences. Prior to joining Ziegler, Mimi served as vice president of risk management at Caring Communities, and oversaw the integration of those services in-house while building a team of highly skilled analysts to lead the industry in aging services risk management. She also handled data research and tracked industry trends, created the Caring Communities Collaborative program (a round table of members designed to share best practices). Mimi graduated from Saint Louis University’s College of Nursing, then earned her Juris Doctor at Loyola University’s School of Law, and joined the Illinois State Bar in 2008.
  • Steve Howell Chief Revenue Officer and partner at Experience Fresh, a full-service marketing agency based in the beautiful and historic city of St. Louis. He is also the founder of an AI startup developing chat interfaces for more intelligent lead generation and lead management. He previously served as VP of Marketing for Aline, a leading software provider in senior living. His career spans 20 years in marketing, PR, and advertising agencies with an emphasis on digital assets and serving brands as diverse as Alaska Airlines, ExxonMobil, Triumph Motorcycles, and Alcon Pharmaceuticals. He began his long association with technology as co-founder of a company delivering the first live streaming video of wildlife to National Geographic and Discovery Online. Steve earned his bachelor’s at Missouri State and his MBA at Washington University in St. Louis. His happy place is canoeing with his wife and two golden retrievers.
  • Marybeth Roberts, Director of Sales, Marketing and Communications at John Knox Village, brings more than 25 years of senior living marketing expertise to her role, along with a passion for helping older adults redefine what it means to live and age remarkably. Using a unique blend of analytical rigor and creative vision, Marybeth uses data-driven decision making to develop creative and well-informed marketing plans, goals and strategies that drive and sustain occupancy growth.
    Located in Lee’s Summit, MO, John Knox Village is one of the nation’s largest single-campus, not-for-profit Life Plan Communities, with a comprehensive range of housing options, services and amenities on its 200-acre campus. Additionally, the Village’s array of senior-focused health services offer care for residents and the greater Kansas City metro area. These include assisted living, skilled nursing and rehabilitation, an on-site outpatient therapy clinic, home health and hospice agencies, and more.

LOCATION:  The Meadows at John Knox Village – 1800 NW O’Brien Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64081  |  Map/Directions

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