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UMCF 2017 Annual Conference

Building Blocks to Elevate U

June 8, 2017

Registration will open March 1st

Registration opens March 1st!

The call for proposals has now closed. Thank you to everyone who submitted. We are working hard on creating a great line-up of topics and speakers. Registration opens March 1st. We hope to see you there!

About UMCF

The purpose of the University of Minnesota Communicators Forum is to promote excellence in communications and enhance cooperation among communications professionals working at the University.

The Communicators Forum is a nonprofit, volunteer organization with many opportunities to get involved. Because learning and practicing new skills can be challenging, we support volunteers through leadership training and coaching. Members increase their professional skills and their knowledge of the University, providing value back to their units.

Learn more at umcf.umn.edu

Schedule

7 am Check-in / Breakfast
9 am Welcome & Business
9:15 am Morning Keynote
10:15 am Breakout Session 1
11:15 am Breakout Session 2
Noon Lunch & Vendor Fair
1:30 pm Breakout Session 3
2:30 pm Afternoon Keynote
3:30 pm Maroon & Gold Awards
4:00 pm Member Appreciation Reception

Sponsors

This conference is only made possible by our sponsors/vendors. Every sponsor receives a table for our vendor fair, which is visited by over 200 attendees. Attendees are encouraged to visit all vendor tables by receiving stamps that qualify them for prize drawings during the reception the end of the day.

Gold Sponsor: $500

University departments and non-profits: $250

  • Logo and link to your business under our “Gold” Sponsor section on our website.
  • Table at our Vendor Fair
  • Social media mentions prior to the conference
  • Thank you, logo and website listing in our program
  • Sponsor slide at event
Become a Gold Sponsor

Maroon Sponsor: $250

University departments and non-profits: $125

  • Logo and link to your business under our “Maroon” Sponsor section on our website.
  • Table at our Vendor Fair
  • Thank you and website listing in our program
Become a Maroon Sponsor

Gopher Sponsor: $50

For freelancers

  • Name and link to your business under our “Gopher” Sponsor section on our website.
  • Shared Table at our Vendor Fair
  • Thank you in our program
Become a Gopher Sponsor

Maroon & Gold Awards

The submission period to enter the University of Minnesota 2017 Maroon & Gold Awards for Communications Excellence is from February 1 to February 17 this year. There is no cost to enter. Winners will be announced at the 27th Annual UMCF Conference in June.

Awards Information