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: Elevating Your Commencement Social Media Plan

June 19, 2019
10:00 am – 11:00 am Pacific Time / 1:00 pm Eastern Time

Members: FREE / Non-Members: $25

Social media is more than just a tool to disseminate information. Moderator Theo Meek shares the trials and tribulations of managing a social media plan for commencement. Learn how to implement social media to build two-way communication. Theo will lead a discussion on creating an effective social media editorial plan by identifying target audiences and making social media accessible to all. You will have an opportunity to share your social media success stories as well.

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.

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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