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2024 ICAA Summer Conference

2024 ICAA Summer Conference

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Tuesday, July 30 - Thursday, August 1, 2024 

Embassy Suites by Hilton / Dublin, OH

The 2024 ICAA Summer Conference will be held Tuesday, July 30 - Thursday, August 1, 2024 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton in Dublin, OH. The cost for this year's conference is $300, which includes all educational programming, networking opportunities and select meals.

The Summer Conference planning committee has been working diligently to organize an impactful, educational and engaging conference. This conference is for anyone in the Advancement profession, whether they are new or a seasoned professional.


Quick Conference Details

Cost: $300 per person
Dates:  Tuesday, July 30 - Thursday, August 1, 2024
Location: Embassy Suites by Hilton, 5100 Upper Metro Place, Dublin, Ohio 43017

Hotel Booking Information

We have a room block reserved at Embassy Suites by Hilton in Dublin for July 29, 2024 through August 1, 2024. Booking your room is simple, just click here and select "Book a Room" to receive our group rate of $135/night (includes free parking!). If you prefer to call the Central Reservations Number is 800-220-9219 and our Group Name is 2024 ICAA Summer Conference and Group Code is 92R. 

Keynote and Educational Programing

We are excited to welcome Beth Kanter as our 2024 Keynote. Beth is an internationally recognized thought leader and trainer in digital transformation and well-being in the nonprofit workplace. She is the co-author of the award-winning Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Impact without Burnout and co-author with Allison Fine of The Smart Nonprofit.  Named one of the most influential women in technology by Fast Company and recipient of the NTEN Lifetime Achievement Award, she has over three decades of experience in designing and delivering training programs for nonprofits and foundations. As a sought-after keynote speaker and workshop leader, she has presented at nonprofit conferences around the world to thousands of nonprofits. Learn more about Beth at

The conference will feature a variety of educational sessions on topics of interest for everyone on your advancement team. Here is a snapshot of some of our sessions:

  • No Planned Giving Director? How You Can Use PG Strategies to Raise Money Now and Later
  • Why Culture Matters. Building culture one meme at a time.
  • From Freshman to Philanthropist, building a culture of giving
  • Check out the Summer Conference Schedule here!

Benefits of Attending

  • Develop practical strategies that will improve and advance your work in Higher Ed. 
  • Discuss the ever-changing landscape of Higher Ed advancement 
  • The opportunity to make valuable connections with peers who you can call upon throughout your career. 

Who Should Attend

  • Professionals new to the field of Higher Ed Advancement 
  • Experienced professionals in Higher Ed Advancement
  • Advancement leaders and anyone who wants to learn more about and gain new ideas in the areas of: annual giving, major and planned gifts, alumni engagement, marketing & communications, advancement operations, management, and new trends!


We can't wait to see you there!  


You must be logged in to your ICAA account to register. If you do not have an ICAA login, please follow these instructions:

  • Click on Membership from the menu at the top of this page.
  • Click on 'Create Individual Account' and simply follow the instructions.
  • Once logged in, you will be able to register for Summer Conference.


Refund Policy: Once a registration is complete it is not our policy to issue any refunds but registrations can be transferred to another member of your institution. If you need to transfer a registration or have any other registration related questions please contact the registration chair, Lauren Kennedy.


Please direct any other questions to Summer Conference Chairs Katie Webster and Kendal Meyer.


*Please do not use your ICAA member account to register another attendee. Registering for an event with your member account automatically includes your member information with your registration. Trying to register another attendee from your own account appears as a duplicate registration and also excludes that intended attendee from receiving future conference related details and communications.