Speaking Engagements

Stegmeier Consulting Group, a globally-recognized leader in workplace change management, has been sought by diverse associations and institutions to share our vision and insights on the evolving work environment and new ways of working.

Innovations in Office Design: The Critical Influence Approach to Effective Work Environments
Stegmeier Consulting Group is best known for its extensive research on resistance to workplace change and our discovery of the 15 Critical Influences™ impacting behavior in the workplace, success of the workplace strategy, and ultimately, on the achievement of organizational results.

Those research findings were compiled in the award-winning book written by Founder & CEO Diane Stegmeier. Innovations in Office Design: The Critical Influence Approach to Effective Work Environments, has been ranked the #1 Workplace Strategy Book by Amazon readers. The author is the recipient of the International Facility Management Association’s (IFMA) Award of Excellence, Distinguished Author for a Book. In the words of Dr. Prentice Knight, former CEO of CoreNet Global, “Diane Stegmeier’s landmark findings on behavior in the corporate setting will prove vital in determining workplace strategy over the next ten years.”

Our experts have been engaged by diverse organizations for speaking engagements around the world on a variety of topics relevant to audiences interested in significantly reducing workplace costs while improving workforce productivity. Sponsors include, but are not limited to, respected industry leaders such as Citrix Online, Regus, Ecophon, Abintra, PeopleCube, MindTools Ltd., HR.com, and NFS Hospitality.

Diane Stegmeier’s thought leadership on managing resistance to workplace change garners attention from around the globe. The author was the key note speaker for a series of events hosted by Ecophon Saint-Gobain in London, Copenhagen, and Malmö (Sweden), focused on the driving forces shaping the future of the workplace.

Ms. Stegmeier was invited to speak at the Futures in Property and Facilities Management II Conference in London. Selected as one of only two speakers representing the United States, she presented to the Futures academic conference her work entitled Critical Influence Systems: Understanding the Key Factors Enabling a Sustainable Platform for Change. She has been the featured speaker in numerous webinars, podcast interviews, industry conferences, and events on topics including: Alternative Workspace Strategy Webinar Series (Part I. Demystifying the Issues, and Part II. Aligning for Action), Managing the Mobile Workforce: Proven Strategies for Implementing a Successful Flex Work Environment, The Business Case for Web Commuting: The Advantage of Workforce Mobility, Key Elements of Effective Work Environments, Strengthening the Business Case for Alternative Workspace Environments, Flex Work Imperatives to Reduce Workplace Costs & Improve Workforce Performance, Flexibility Matters: Advantages Impacting the Bottom Line, Mobility Works: Best Practices in Implementing Flex Work Initiatives, Alternative Workspace Strategy: Insights on How to Hit the Ground Running, Selling the Business Case for Flex Work, Ignoring Alternative Workplace Strategies: The Fast Track to 2nd Place, Balancing & Blending: Hybrid Workplace & Workforce Strategies, and Shattering the Myths of Flex Work: Securing Manager Buy-In.

Sandy Crocker Hosfeld was engaged as a speaker at the International Facility Management Association’s (IFMA) World Workplace 2013 conference on the topic Balancing & Blending: Hybrid Workplace & Workforce Strategies. She was a speaker at the World at Work 2013 conference in Philadelphia on the topic Selling the Business Case for Flex Work. At the IFMA World Workplace 2012 conference in San Antonio, Sandra represented the ‘voice of generational issues’ as it relates to the benefits of alternative workplace strategies for the expert panel discussion entitled, Ignoring Alternative Workplace Strategies: The Fast Track to 2nd Place.

Laura Harrell was a guest speaker at the World at Work 2013 conference in Philadelphia for the panel discussion on the topic Selling the Business Case for Flex Work. Ms. Harrell presented a case study on her first-hand experience in driving the behavioral changes necessary for success for Cleveland Clinic Foundation’s Connected Workforce Initiative. The example on the Clinic’s Information Technology Division provided the audience expert insight on the importance of effectively incorporating a flex work program into a workplace strategy focused on real estate space compression.

Matthew Stegmeier was a guest speaker at the 2014 World at Work conference in Dallas, presenting “Workplace Flexibility at Iron Mountain: More Than a Perk,” a case study on the Iron Mountain headquarters relocation, a project where he served in the role of Lead Consultant. He was engaged as a speaker at the International Facility Management Association’s (IFMA) World Workplace 2013 conference on the topic Balancing & Blending: Hybrid Workplace & Workforce Strategies, and for the California County Personnel Administrators Association 2013 conference on the topic, Shattering the Myths of Flex Work: Securing Full Buy-In. He was a speaker at the World at Work 2013 conference in Philadelphia on the topic Selling the Business Case for Flex Work. At the IFMA World Workplace 2012 conference in San Antonio, Matthew represented the ‘voice of finance’ as it relates to the benefits of alternative workplace strategies for the expert panel discussion entitled, Ignoring Alternative Workplace Strategies: The Fast Track to 2nd Place.

Together, Matthew Stegmeier and Sandy Crocker Hosfeld authored and lead an IDCEC-approved CEU of the session Ignoring Alternative Workplace Strategies: The Fast Track to 2nd Place for professionals in the Interior Design community.

Stegmeier Consulting Group is globally-recognized as an industry thought-leader on how changes to the workplace affect the workforce and what organizations can do to overcome resistance to change. Our consultants are available to speak in a variety of capacities–why not harness our expertise for your organization or to draw in potential clients?

+Keynotes
Our consultants are available to speak in a variety of capacities–why not harness our expertise to educate members of your organization? Is your industry group or company planning an annual summit or retreat? Contact SCG early in the planning process to check our consultants’ availability to deliver a powerful keynote presentation.

+Roundtable Events
Is your organization trying to reconnect with existing customers at the executive level, reach out to prospective clientele, or make in-roads in a new market? SCG has supported our clients’ business development efforts. In a multi-city series of roundtable discussions, we can help you build momentum with your company’s key targeted accounts. We’ll give a presentation on key findings of our research or share insights on the dynamics of the workplace of the future. You’ll have an exclusive forum to discuss how your products or services can meet the increasingly complex requirements of the companies represented by the executive audience members attending these exclusive events.

+Webinars
As organizations become increasingly agile, work is being done in a variety of locations. While many prefer an engaging, in-person session, other clients have opted to do a joint webinar whereby we can preface an introduction of your product or services with a discussion on workplace trends, or work in tandem in presenting your offering and framing the business case for using your organization.

+White Papers
Intrigued by these ideas, but need something concrete that you can more easily offer potential clients? Head over to our White Papers section to learn about other sponsorship opportunities.