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Be a presenter!

Share the passion of your industry/career with the teachers who are teaching the next generation!

Conclave is the most important conference available to all business/marketing teachers.  Why?  Conclave draws the nation’s best teachers of:

  • Management/Administration
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Hospitality/Tourism

And, the best of the best come to share ideas, strategies, connections, and more!  

Topics of interest for 2017
All topics will be considered, but available topics in order of need for the 2016 Conclave are:

  • Branding
  • Market Segmentation/Target Marketing
  • International Business (especially with China)
  • How a company invests its money
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Business Intelligence/Big Data
  • Risk/Insurance
  • HR
  • Communications
  • Other Operations
  • General Management


Types of sessions/Travel stipend
There are several different types of sessions and each offers a stipend to help cover part of your cost of participating.  Stipends are available only to individuals registered for the conference and registered at the conference hotel (local presenters excepted).  (You may earn stipends for up to three different activities.)


  • 2 1/2-hour hands-on workshops ($350*)
  • 6-hour hands-on workshop ($600)
  • Concurrent 45-minute sessions ($250*)
  • QuickStop 20-minute show and tell ($50*)
  • DeepThink Roundtable (90-minute) facilitator/presenter ($150*)


*For repeated sessions (same topic), the stipend is 50%.

How to apply
Thank you for your interest in presenting at Conclave.  The person submitting the form will be the contact for all presenters of the session.  Conclave will be held October 6 - 9 in Vancouver, WA at the Vancouver Hilton.  Educational presenters must be registered for Conclave.  If you have specific questions regarding your presentation, please contact Brenda Clark, Director of Professional Development, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  You will receive confirmation of your presentation within five business days of your submission.  Initial presentation selections will be completed by May 1st.  Submissions after May 1st but before July 31 will be reviewed on an availability basis. 

To apply to present, simply click on this application link and complete the application.

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