Upcoming ICAA Events and Programs

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2018 ICAA Summer Conference

The 2018 ICAA Summer Conference will be held August 1-3, 2018, at the Marriott at Key Center in Cleveland, OH. The cost for this year's conference is $245, which includes all educational programming, networking opportunities and meals. 

Registration includes the following meals: Wednesday dinner, Thursday lunch, and Thursday dinner. Should your plans not include attending a meal, please email the registration chair, Lauren Kennedy, at

A room block is available at the Marriott at Key Center until July 7. Please click here book your room today!

Our special programming for this year's conference includes:

Welcome to ICAA Session
Wednesday, August 1st
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
A session to welcome conference attendees of all career levels who are attending their first ICAA Summer Conference. This is a great way to kick off the conference experience and connect with alumni relations and advancement peers.
Dinner & Drinks at Nuevo Modern Mexican & Tequila Bar
Wednesday, August 1st
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Enjoy an evening in the company of fellow attendees with the beautiful scenery of the Cleveland Inner Harbor neighborhood and a nearly 360 degree view of the Cleveland Skyline and Lake Erie! Dinner and one drink ticket will be provided and a cash bar will be available.
Annual Awards Dinner
Thursday, August 2nd
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Join us as we recognize the recipients of ICAA’s annual awards, celebrate the 60th anniversary of our organization, and acknowledge individual ICAA members for their contributions to our profession.

Additionally, we have an outstanding program of educational content planned including a keynote from:

Kishshana Palmer, CFRE
Kishshana is your go-to advisor as you think of growing your organization, taking the next step as a professional or finding causes that align with your personal brand. Kishshana is a social-good matchmaker, non-profit consultant and your coveted insider on philanthropy, recruiting and retaining diverse talent and cultivating bright ideas for social good.
A passionate, charismatic and electrifying speaker and coach, Kishshana leverages over 15 years of experience as a fundraiser, marketer and manager of high performing teams to assist entrepreneurs and professionals in raising money like a boss, finding the roles they love, connecting with charities they care about and bringing authenticity to their professional lives.

More details on educational programming to come soon!

If you do not have an active ICAA login, please follow these instructions:

  • Click on Membership from the menu at the top of this page.
  • Go to Lost Your Password? Enter your email address and click Reset Password.
  • You will receive a temporary password via email that can be used to login under Membership and Access the Members' Area.
  • You will then have the opportunity to create a new password for your account.
  • If your email address is not found, you will be instructed to click on Membership, 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 please contact the registration chair, Lauren Kennedy, at

Please direct any other questions to Summer Conference Chairs Katherine Ritchie at or Beau Slater at