Conferences & Training

Conference for Newcomers in Alumni Relations

Jan. 16 - 18, 2019
B Resort and Spa
Orlando, Fla., United States

New to alumni relations? This survey of engagement strategies, communication tools and event fundamentals will set the foundation for your continuing professional development. Join us as we explore the many facets of the discipline-from developing stellar reunion and homecoming programs to managing volunteers. Explore the ways alumni relations is changing and the opportunities it presents for today's professionals.

This conference is designed for newcomers to the advancement profession.


Benefits of Attending
  • Review trends within the profession.
  • Develop a clear understanding of alumni relations, its role within advancement and its impact on your institution and alumni community as a whole.
  • Learn the fundamentals of alumni engagement and identify the tools for exceptional programming.
  • Discuss traditional and innovative programs that will engage your alumni.
  • Share experiences and expand your professional network.

Who Should Attend
  • Assistant and associate directors of alumni relations
  • Anyone interested in gaining a better understanding of the alumni relations profession, its future, and how to develop a successful and growing career in the field
  • Newcomers to alumni relations with fewer than two years of experience
  • Those interested in the latest news and trends in alumni relations


Professional Development Opportunities in Alumni Relations

Conference for Newcomers in Alumni Relations
December 6-8, 2017 in Washington, DC

Homecomings, Reunions and Alumni Involvement
January 24-26, 2018 in Washington, DC

Young Alumni & Student Engagement
February 28-March 2, 2018 in Baltimore, MD