Vena Nation Week

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More than 20 Sessions, 80 Live Conversations, 30+ CPE/CPD Credits and over 100 Speakers

JUNE 14-18, 2021


Reasons to Attend
Learn and Earn CPE/CPD Credits

Power your professional development with free access to CPE/CPD credits, 80 roundtables, 11 keynotes, 8 training sessions, 3 industry panels and over 100 industry experts.

Discover the Strength in Numbers

Explore stories of resilience, the ongoing evolution of strategic finance, the transformation of operations and how you can bring people, process, technology and data together to build your plan to grow.

Live and Interactive

Find new ways to connect and grow. Learn from experts, thought leaders and network with other business planning professionals through live training, Q&As and interactive roundtables.



Explore innovative business planning strategies that drive long term-performance and results, mitigate risk, and set your organization up for continued growth and success.

Operations Expert

Uncover new opportunities to foster cross-functional alignment, streamline process efficiency and excellence, plan with intention across your business and drive continued collaboration that delivers business value at every step along your growth journey.

Finance Pro

Learn and develop new budgeting, forecasting, financial modeling and analysis techniques to transform your FP&A processes, gain cross-functional alignment across your business, unlock the creativity in finance and become a more strategic partner to the business.


Discover new ways to enhance your partnership with Vena — let’s continue to be better together as we explore product roadmap strategies, dive into platform evolution discussions, and foster partner-led collective brainstorming sessions.

Build your own

Not sure which track makes the most sense for you? Build your own! Get a little bit of everything with a customized track designed for you, by you.

More than 20 Sessions, 80 Live Conversations, 30+ CPE/CPD Credits and over 100 Speakers

Rainn Wilson

Award Winning Actor, Comedian, and New York Times Best-Selling Author

Hunter Madeley

Chief Executive Officer


Mark Donovan

Kansas City Chiefs

Tina Goulbourne

Chief Operating Officer


Purna Duggirala

Jeanne Lam

Chief Business Officer (Platform)

Darrell Cox

Chief Finance Officer

kendra james-anderson

Virtual Chief Financial Officer
The Finance Femme


Allison Munro

Chief Marketing Officer


Liam Bastick


Rishi Grover

Chief Solutions Architect


Tracey Mikita

Chief People Officer


George Papayiannis

Chief Technology Officer


Shada McShannon

Director, People Partners & DEI


Burzin Contractor

Vice President, Revenue Operations & Strategy


Peter Gilfillan

Chief Sales Officer

Check back for more inspiring speaker announcements you won’t want to miss!
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Frequently Asked Questions
How do I log in to Vena Nation week?

You can log in at If you have not registered for Vena Nation week 2021, you will need to create a free account using the same link.

How do I reset my password?

To reset your password, visit and click “Forgot password?”.

Will the sessions be recorded or available on-demand later?

Some but not all sessions will be available on-demand following Vena Nation week. Please note that CPE/CPD credits are only earned for live viewing of sessions. 

The following session will not be available on-demand following Vena Nation week:

  • Live & Interactive Roundtable sessions are, well, live! So if you want to get in on the action, join our daily sessions at 1 PM and 2 PM EDT because they will not be recorded and available to watch on demand later.
  • Learn sessions hosted by the Vena training team (daily at 3 PM EDT, exclusive to Vena customers) will only be available during Vena Nation week. After which, they will only be available as a paid offering on Vena LMS.
  • The New World of Work session featuring Rainn Wilson (Wednesday, June 16 at 10:30 EDT) will only be available during Vena Nation week.
How long will Vena Nation week content be available after June 18?

Some but not all sessions will be available on-demand following Vena Nation week. (See previous answer for details).

On-demand content will be available in the Vena Nation week portal until the end of July before moving to Your Vena Nation week account and password will also give you access to content at 

Please note that CPE/CPD credits are only earned for live viewing of sessions.

How will I receive my CPE/CPD Credits?

To receive CPE/CPD credits for eligible sessions, you will need to attend the qualifying session live in its entirety and answer the required polling questions. All credits will be awarded via email no later than June 30, 2021. 

Please note that CPE/CPD credits are only earned for live viewing of sessions.

For more information, please contact us at

What are the live and interactive roundtables?

These interactive roundtables are a new addition to Vena Nation week for 2021 and are designed to help you learn from experts and thought leaders and network with other business planning professionals. We encourage you to turn your camera on and join the conversation!

My video stream is not working. What can I do?
For the best streaming content delivery experience, we recommend the following:
  • Confirm your company’s livestream access policy. 
  • Check whether you are logged in through a VPN (virtual private network). Some VPNs do not permit video streaming. If live streaming is blocked, some attendees have had success disconnecting from VPN or using a personal device.
  • Use one of these web browsers for best results: Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. The event platform supports the latest, non-beta versions Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari (Mac) and Microsoft Edge. There is no support for Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 and it is not recommended for viewing.
  • Do not use Incognito or Private Browsing Mode on your browser.
  • Turn off ad blockers as they can interfere with live streaming of video content.
How do I earn points at Vena Nation week?

You can earn points for scheduling sessions, favoriting sessions, attending sessions, visiting Exhibitor Booths, interacting with Exhibitor Booths, chatting with an Exhibitor and filling out the Vena Industry Benchmark Survey. Accumulated points can be used for chances to win exciting prizes. Visit the Fun & Games page for more details!

Who do I contact for other questions?

You can reach out directly to

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