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There’s Still Time! 5 Higher Education Events Not to Miss in 2016


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Are you still looking for that perfect conference to attend this year? Check out our top picks for this year’s events that are not to be missed. And for a complete list of all the marketing conferences in the U.S., see our master calendar.

The best news, you still have time to attend!

Events are a perfect way to learn the latest trends in higher education (or your role), network with like-minded peers, and takeaway practical ideas you can implement right when you get back on campus.


Leadership in Higher Education Conference

October 6-8, 2016
Atlanta, GA

Dedicated to academic leaders, this two-and-a-half-day event explores the groundbreaking strategies, influential trends, and best practices that define effective leadership at the college and university levels today. You will network with colleagues and pacemakers and hear from a roster of prestigious experts and nationally recognized thought leaders.

HighEdWeb Annual Conference

October 16-19, 2016
Memphis, TN

The HighEdWeb Annual Conference is dedicated to higher education web professionals only, which means you get an immersive learning experience related to exactly what you do. It is perfect for web developers, marketers, designers, writers, managers and all team members in-between who want to explore the unique web issues facing colleges and universities.


October 25-28, 2016
Anaheim, CA

The EDUCAUSE Annual Conference is the premier convening of IT professionals and technology providers across the diverse higher education landscape. The conference creates networking opportunities for colleagues to share ideas regarding strategies, leading change, effective processes, what’s working, and sometimes—more importantly—what isn’t. You’ll join over 7,000 attendees from around the world expected to attend the event!

EDUCAUSE 2016 represents some of the best thinking in higher education IT.

Confab Higher Ed

November 14-16, 2016
Philadelphia, PA

Focused on the unique content challenges that face higher education, this conference draws strategists, writers and thought leaders for invaluable workshops, insightful sessions, and invaluable networking. You’ll discover how your college or university can develop a successful content strategy – creating, delivering, and managing content that’s meaningful, adaptive, and measurable.

2016 AMA Symposium of Marketing to Higher Education

December 4-5, 2016
Orlando, FL

Sponsored by the American Marketing Association, this is one of the largest, most comprehensive events in higher education with more than 1,000 colleagues, experts and keynote speakers exploring the challenges and trends shaping marketing in higher education. You’ll learn new strategies that help your university to differentiate, engage, fundraise and recruit—including innovative approaches for social media and brand building.

Don’t sit by the sidelines – get learning and networking. Sign up for one of these stellar conferences today.


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