THE COLLECTIVE 2022
1. In-Person Boutique Experience: Limited Capacity
June 14-16, 2022
Fort Collins, CO
2. Virtual: Campus Wide or Individual Access
June 17, 2022
3. Both In-Person and Virtual
VIRTUAL CONFERENCE - For your whole staff and more!
June 17, 2022
The Collective's virtual conference, which hosted nearly 1,100 registrants last year, is accessible to anyone on your campus via our highly discounted campus-wide pass, and offers a wide range of speakers and breakout sessions on relevant topics affecting career services professionals today. Register today! See our breakout session call for proposals below!
FORT COLLINS, COLORADO IN-PERSON CONFERENCE
June 14-16, 2022 (includes individual access to virtual conference and all recordings)
We have crafted a personalized and strategically helpful career center growth experience for in-person conference attendees. We believe that genuine connections, refreshing atmosphere, cohesive and applicable content, and replicable take-home strategies are the cornerstones of an outstanding educational gathering. . . so we’ve blended them into The Collective 2022 conference experience.
Join us to recharge, reconnect, and reimagine your career center's future with the beauty of the Rocky Mountains in the distance, the inspiration of local musicians infused into the conference, and the luxurious accommodations of the new Elizabeth Hotel (a Marriott property), all in the beloved city that is the official HQ for The Collective, and:
Inspired Walt Disney to design Main Street, U.S.A. inside the main entrance Disneyland parks around the world.
Is the home of over 20 breweries with notables such as Anheuser-Busch, New Belgium Brewing Company, and Odell Brewing Company.
Offers a tantalizing dining selection to satisfy your appetite with more restaurants per capita than most cities in America. In fact, we will recommend about 20 amazing restaurants all within walking distance of the conference hotel.
Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Travel Day + Dinner on your own with colleagues: we highly recommend you arrive mid-day and enjoy old town Fort Collins with colleagues.
7:00-8:30pm Opening Network Reception
Wednesday, June 15, 2022
9:00-10:00 Opening Main Stage Session
10:00-10:45 Breakout Sessions
10:45-11:15 Snack Break + Networking
11:15-12:00 Breakout Sessions
1:00-2:00 High Impact Career Practices: Design Session
2:00-3:00 Your Career Office Critical Growth Plan
3:00-3:30 Break on your own
3:30-5:30 Off-site reception
5:30+ Dinner on your own in Fort Collins
Thursday, June 16, 2022
8:00-9:00 Breakfast and networking
9:00-9:45 Main stage session
9:45-10:30 Main stage panel
10:30-11:00 Snack Break + Networking
11:00-12:00 Main stage closing session
Friday, June 17, 2022
All Times listed are Eastern Time for the Virtual Conference
11:00-12:00 Opening main stage session
12:30-1:00 Main stage session
1:00-1:45 Special Collective Breakouts
2:15-3:15 Panel: College President Perspectives on
Career Outcomes and Readiness Today
4:30-5:15 Closing main stage session
CONFERENCE MUSIC BY:
Daves Highway is a Mississippi-born trio comprised of siblings Delaney, Zachary and Erika Daves. This is their 3rd performance for The Collective. They are beloved by our members.
Julia, a talented 15 year old, will give you glimpse into the future college student through her soulful original music that reflects a sense of purpose and human connection.
CALL FOR PROPOSALS:
VIRTUAL BREAKOUT SESSIONS
Deadline February 18, 2022
We are accepting breakout session proposals from college and university employees for our virtual conference on June 17.
Great proposals will clearly show what, why, how, and measurable impact.
Presenters receive a $100 credit to be used on a future 2022 Collective offering.
All presenters must be paid registrants for the virtual conference.
Can I attend in-person and also be a presenter at the virtual conference? Yes!
Can I present with co-presenters? Yes, up to 2 additional.
CONFERENCE HOTEL & TRAVEL
Please book your room immediately after registering for the in-person conference. Conference registration does not guarantee room availability.
The Elizabeth Hotel is a Marriott Autograph Collection property in the heart of Old Town Fort Collins, Colorado. This new luxury hotel features a music theme and offers guests the opportunity to check-out both musical instruments and vinyl records for use on the record player in their room.
The hotel rate is $229.00 per night on June 14 and June 15 for guests of The Collective 2022 in-person conference.
TRAVEL TO FORT COLLINS
Use Denver International Airport (DEN).
Fort Collins Colorado is located 50 miles north of Denver Colorado. We recommend renting a car, perhaps sharing your car with colleagues, to drive from Denver Airport to Fort Collins. Airport Shuttles are also available, but please plan extra time.