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National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) Conference

Date of Event: Sep 17 2014 - Sep 20 2014         Sub-Sectors: Post-Secondary

Location: Indianapolis, IN
Country: United States
Region: North America
Status: confirmed
Organization: National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC)
Contact: Angela Karr
Contact Email: angela.karr@international.gc.ca
Website: www.nacacnet.org
Phone:
 
Join Us at the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) Conference

Date: September 17-20, 2014
Target Audience: Post-secondary institutions
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Cost:
Participation at the Canada Reception is $600.00
Participation at the Canada Pavilion is free
Participation in the Workshop is free

Registration Deadline: August 15, 2014
Registration Contact: Angela Karr, angela.karr@international.gc.ca

DFATD/Edu-Canada is pleased to invite provincial and territorial governments, national associations and eligible Canadian post-secondary institutions to participate in the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) Conference in Indianapolis, USA. NACAC is an organization of more than 13,000 professionals from around the world dedicated to serving students as they make choices about pursuing postsecondary education. More than 5,500 college admission counselling professionals attend the national conference and the conference hosts approximately 200 exhibits each year. Visit www.nacacnet.org for more information.

This year, Edu-Canada will coordinate the following activities:

1) Workshop: How to Recruit in the U.S. Midwest
September 17, 2014: 2:00pm-4:00 pm, Eiteljorg Museum Boardroom

This workshop is an ideal opportunity for Canadian institutions to better understand how to tailor marketing strategies and stand out in the competitive and segmented U.S. market. The session will present an overview of U.S. public policy and national trends related to higher education. In addition, market research conducted on the Midwest will be presented at this session by DFATD's Education Trade Commissioner in Washington, D.C. Participants will leave with a better understanding of what resonates with U.S. students, and best practices for recruitment in the United States.

2) Canada Booth in Exhibition Hall (September 18-20, 2014)

The Canada Pavilion will welcome Canadian institutions on a rotational basis. Institutions are invited to select their preferred timeslots in advance. To sign up please click on the registration link below.


Exhibition dates and times:

Thursday, September 18, 2014:
10:00am - 1:00pm
3:00pm - 8:00pm

Friday, September 19, 2014:
8:00am - 4:00pm

Saturday, September 20, 2014:
10:00am - 2:00pm


3) Canada Reception at the Eiteljorg Museum

The annual Canada Reception for high school counselors, hosted by Canadian universities and colleges in collaboration with the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, will take place on Thursday, September 18th, 2014 from 7:00-10:00pm at:

Eiteljorg Museum
www.eiteljorg.org
500 W. Washington St
Indianapolis - located in White River State Park (intersection of West and Washington Streets)

The Eiteljorg is the only museum in the Midwest that explores the art and culture of both Native Americans and the American West. This exquisite indoor/outdoor space features a world-class art collection and spectacular views of the Indianapolis skyline and downtown Central Canal.

This is a unique opportunity to showcase Canada's education institutions and offer a memorable event! In addition to the great networking opportunities, the event will include giveaways and special entertainment. You must register for the event if you want your institution recognized!

The participation cost per institution is $600 CDN to cover room rental, food, beverage, gifts, entertainment and decorations. The Reception is a unique opportunity to casually connect and build relationships with over 200 influential guidance counsellors and consultants for your American recruitment goals.
To register for the Canada Reception, the Canada Pavilion and the Workshop, please click the link below and complete the registration form, before Friday, August 15, 2014.


TO REGISTER - GO HERE:
http://educanada.fluidsurveys.com/s/NACACregistrationForm/?p=0&k=&h=b07e0bc1c3751d34acbef5b8546b29ae&s=eyJwYWdlcGF0aCI6IFswXX0%3D&n=.&l=en


FOR ANY QUESTIONS:
All questions should be directed to Edu-Canada / Angela Karr with a cc to Nancy Hector at nancy.hector@international.gc.ca



--Additional Information--

Counsellors' College Fair at NACAC

The Counsellors' College Fair on Friday, September 19th, from 3:15 to 5:30pm, provides a great opportunity for Canadian institutions to share information and network with high school and independent counsellor attendees of the national conference. More than 500 colleges and universities will be represented at the fair in one large hall with rows of tables.

Registration on/before July 23 is US$245 for NACAC members; US$400 for non-members.

For more information and to register, visit: http://www.nacacnet.org/events/2014NationalConference/CCF/Pages/default.aspx

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