Academic Event Professional conference is designed to meet the professional development needs of special event planners from the academic community. Now in its ninth year, AEP presents an exceptional, cost effective opportunity to learn from academic event planning peers and event industry leaders to enhance event management skills and network with your industry colleagues.
The conference is invaluable to both seasoned planners, through the sharing of best practices, and to newcomers to the industry in learning from the experiences of other campus planners.
AEP strategically picks qualified speakers with expertize on trends in academia in both private and public schools of varying sizes. Each year this influential conference covers significant content for programs including donor and alumni relations, on and off campus events, campaigns, graduations and ceremonies, theme creation, lighting and production, through to protocol, marketing, collateral, and measuring ROI.
"I will be taking more ideas home with me than any of the conferences I've attended in the past two years and will be returning."
"AEP is an excellent experience and a great opportunity to meeting colleagues who face the same challenges every day!"
"AEP is one of the few conferences that focus on topics relevant to academic event professionals."
"I was a first time attendee and felt the conference had a huge amount of validity and impact for this targeted group."
"The one time I never feel alone! Love being with these people."