Wednesday, October 27 - Friday, October 29


*The Opening General Session will begin on Wednesday, October 27th at 1:15pm





120 W Jefferson Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46802

Click HERE for driving directions

Click HERE to view the Grand Wayne Health & Safety web page

Hotel Accommodations
Hilton Fort Wayne at the Grand Wayne Center 
(attached to the event center)
$139/night + taxes and fees

 Deadline for reduced rate @ the Hilton has been EXTENDED to October 15th!!!!! 


Courtyard Fort Wayne Downtown at Grand Wayne Convention Center 
(connected to event center by skybridge)
$129/night + taxes and fees 

  Deadline for reduced rate @ the Courtyard is October 15th so don't delay!

Why attend Annual Conference 2021?  Let's get back to in person networking with our peers and Industry Partners in a safe environment! 

Watch the video below for more reasons why! 

Fantastic Keynote Speakers!!!

Ervin Watson 
Keynote Address
Wednesday, October 27th•1:30pm 
Breakout Sessions 
Wednesday, October 27th•4:00pm (Director/Supervisor Focus)
Thursday, October 28th•10:30am (Manager/Employee Focus)
Jon Colby
Keynote Address
Thursday, October 28th•8:30am
Interactive Workshop 
Thursday, October 28th•1:45pm
Gerry Brooks
Opening and Closing General Sessions
Friday, October 29th•8:30am and 3:15pm
 Gerry Brooks has been an educator for 25 years, beginning as a third grade teacher in Palm Bay, FL.
He earned his masters in administration and has been an elementary principal for 15 years.
Originally using humorous videos to encourage his staff, Gerry has become a national encourager for
teachers through social media and speaking events. He is a voice for teachers, but his passion is leading
others to be responsible for their own personal climate and culture in the workplace.
His book, “Go See the Principal,” outlines strategies for taking on this responsibility.
Gerry and his wife, Kelly, have 3 adult children and live in Lexington, KY.

Check out Gerry on YouTube!


Registration NOW Open! 

Conference 2021 Rates
*fees inclusive of conference meals/entertainment offered
*add $50 for nonmembers

Full Conference - $395
2 Days (Thurs & Fri.) - $325 
1.5 Days (Wed & Thurs.) - $230

1 Day (Thurs. OR Fri. ONLY) - $160

There are a possible 13.25 CEUs to be earned!
That's approximately $30 per CEU for any of the above registration combinations!