March 4 & 5, 2013 – Professional Development Conference – Auburn, Alabama


Professional Development Conference

March 4 & 5, 2013

Auburn, Alabama

This exciting event offered by the Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama and hosted by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce is a “can’t-miss” opportunity.

Join your fellow chamber professionals from across Alabama in “the coolest college town in the  South!”                And, according to Forbes, as one of the top 10 cities in the country for business, it’s the perfect place to network, share, learn and gain the knowledge and skills to help you and your chamber succeed.

Join other chamber of commerce professionals for this great opportunity for networking in an exciting atmosphere that also includes informal sessions on day-to-day chamber management, new programming ideas, and best practices from across Alabama.

For a sneak peak at the conference agenda,  you will have the chance to learn:

“Economic Development:  The Essentials”

“Leadership: In Times of Change”

“Strategic Planning/Community Analysis:  It’s Now or Never”

“Social Marketing:  Let’s Put It Into Practice”

“Encyclopedia Alabama:  This Resource Is For You”

“Shop Small:  A Buy Local Business Campaign Strategy”

“Accounting Issues for Non-Profits”

“Implementing a Diversity Strategy”

“Tourism…It’s All About Economic Enhancement”

“Everyone’s favorite:  60 ideas in 60 minutes” 

And, so much more….There’s something for everyone, no matter the size of your chamber!

Accommodations and sessions will be held at The Hotel at Auburn University, located on the campus of the Auburn University.    To make hotel reservations, please call 800-228-2876 and reference “Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama” for the group rate of $99/night. 

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Please register by February 20th  for the conference room rate guarantee.

A conference registration form is attached.  For your planning purposes, onsite conference registration begins at 10am and the conference starts at Noon (includes lunch) on Monday, March 4th .  The conference will conclude at 2pm on Tuesday, March 5th  .  A complete conference agenda is coming soon!

As always, we look forward to seeing you in Auburn!