UPCOMING EVENTS

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NAACO proudly presents a variety of networking and growth-oriented opportunities throughout the year designed to build member knowledge, solutions, and connections. With each and every commencement and convocation ceremony, there are challenges, solutions, innovative ideas, and opportunities for growth. NAACO events allow for both seasoned and novice industry professionals to come together, collaborate, and elevate each other’s ceremonies with bright ideas, fresh perspectives, and invaluable experience.

HOT TOPICS CALL: MANAGING THE STUDENT EXPERIENCE AT CONVOCATION

August 14, 2019
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Pacific Time / 3:00 pm Eastern Time

Members: FREE / Non-Members: $25

Moderator Beth Sanders leads a discussion on getting graduates to where they need to go on their commencement/convocation day. Beth will share how Laurier gathers, lines up, seats and processes the graduates across the stage. She will share their pre-ceremony presentation and how they utilize volunteer convocation ambassadors and marshals. There will also be time for you to share your institution’s strategies and challenges.

US-Southwest Regional Meeting at California State University, Los Angeles

October 7, 2019
8:30 am – 5:30 pm Pacific Time

Members: $50 / Non-Members: $75

The regional conference will focus on Commencement debrief. Debriefs produce a list of what worked, what didn’t, and what relevant people want to see at your next ceremony. However it also is a catalyst for change and innovation. The one day conference will share insights on debrief management, and properly addressing past issues and/or concerns.

NAACO Annual Conference 2020

February 10, 2020 February 12, 2020
Fairmont Chicago Millenium Park, Chicago, IL

Each year, NAACO members come together to celebrate the professional rapport and camaraderie we share with our fellow commencement and convocation colleagues at the NAACO Annual Conference. Join us to sharpen leadership skills, gain dynamic professional insights, and share new ideas with your peers through abundant professional development and networking opportunities. Registration opens July 2019. 


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