Dana Saal works comfortably with associations enabling them to serve their members well as they pursue their missions.

LET DANA'S Clients SPEAK FOR Themselves

Dana Saal has worked with association professionals in a range of industries,

guiding them with her "enthusiasm," "professionalism," and "wealth of ideas." Read on for more client testimonials.

Dana, thank you for leading the board reinterpretation session. It served many purposes including board/staff team building and of course setting the path for more productive meetings. We received nothing but positive feedback. We look forward to working with you moving forward.

Phil Lackman, Executive Director

Independent Insurance Agents of Illinois 


Board of Directors organization reinterpretation

March 2018

Recently, I had the privilege to hear Dana Saal speak at an event where she presented a variety of ideas for “Ways to Take Boring Out of Your Meetings.” Dana is that rare gem of a speaker who not only provides unique and valuable content but is an incredibly effective speaker where she expertly incorporates audience input and questions in a manner that is professional and fun but above all, engaging!

Seriously, Dana rocks! Her content is so valuable AND she presents it in a way that is fun and expertly incorporates a...

I have had the pleasure of working closely with Dana over the last year in her role as meeting consultant for the National Newspaper Association. Her enthusiasm, professionalism and wealth of ideas has brought new energy to the association and its annual convention. I would highly recommend her for any organization that wants to take their event to the next level.

Wendy MacDonald, Owner

Plan4Growth Sales & Marketing


National Newspaper Association Annual Convention & Trade Show



Dana is one of the most remarkable business professionals I have ever met. I am confident Dana is able to tackle any challenge, completing any task with poise and detail. Dana and the team she assembled made our event not only possible, but was able to conduct each situation that arose with a level of professionalism far and above anyone I have ever met. I am truly appreciative to have met Dana, and would whole heartily endorse her to plan and execute any event, any size, with any demographic.

Robert Cagnetta, Past P...

Dana asks questions that stretch your way of thinking about a situation. Insightful, timely, thought-provoking.

Kristen Ball, CMP

Event Management Professionals


Illinois Society of Association Executives Professional Development Committee

Volunteer members

You are innovative and challenge the mundane. You help the planner dig deep, find his/her strengths, and help the planner strengthen what is inherently there while providing resources and insight for what isn’t. You have a pay-it-forward mentality to share what you have learned and encourage the same. You validate what is working while offering suggestions on alternative approaches and mindset for what isn’t. You are incredibly gifted, gracious, and fair.

Elizabeth Smith, CMP, Owner

ES Meetings


Association for...

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