2018 Great Ideas Conference Education


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2020 Educational Offerings

Bring your insights, energy, and passion to drive innovation across your organization. You’ll experience sessions that will build individual and organizational competencies to help your organization thrive and grow. At this year’s Great Ideas, the innovation competencies and the conference educational program will focus on: change management; modeling curiosity, creativity, foresight, data literacy, and empathy; and/or fostering enterprising, iterative, resilient association leadership.

You’ll hear content leaders from inside and outside the association sector that give new insight and perspectives to the challenges association leaders face as the industry evolves at a rapid pace. By engaging in provocative discussions and discovering ways to navigate your association’s future, you’ll move beyond your comfort zone.

  • Challenge convention
  • Shift perspectives
  • Discuss macro trends
  • Practice leadership resilience
  • Prepare mindsets for major industry shifts
  • Enhance mind and body

Dynamic Formats

Harness innovation, creativity, and leadership through a mix of non-traditional and traditional learning in a supportive, self-directed setting. 

Executive Workshops Education Sessions Learning Circles Leadership Intensives Mind and Body Sunrise Sessions



Earn CAE credits!

Earn up to 17 CAE credits

Attend the 2020 Great Ideas Conference and earn 12 credit hours toward certification or renewal of the Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation.

Additional CAE credits can be earned by attending the following qualifying education: Executive Leadership Workshops (3) per session and Women Executives Forum (2) per session.