Association Program

What to expect

Compelling content, built for associations. Hear about technology and trends in the all-new Association Industry Forum and Product Jam sessions. Catch dozens of association training, research, and education classes. Then add keynote speakers, interviews with award-winning customers, and amazing entertainment – it’s where association leaders will be.

Association Industry Forum

Hear from Community Brands leaders on the latest industry trends and the vision for association solutions

Product Jams

See innovative product features, releases, use cases, client success stories, and future roadmaps

Product Training

Become more efficient and effective with training from Community Brands product experts and your peers

Industry Best Practices

Discover the latest trends impacting associations and gain new skills to be the best in any role, at any level

Association Industry Forum

What’s new in the association world? Lots. Tristan Jordan, Community Brands EVP and General Manager, will share insights, data, and research about associations and the industry’s most pressing issues. You’ll also hear the product vision behind the most comprehensive suite of association solutions. See it first during the Association Industry Forum!

Association Product Jams

Get your jam on. Product jams highlight new features from the last year and showcase enhancements in the latest release. They also outline what’s coming on the roadmap. You’ll find new capabilities, integrations, client success stories, and more in these must-attend sessions.

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Product Training

Take a deep dive, onsite and live. These “how-to” product training sessions are ideal for users who are ready for the next level. You’ll learn tons of tips and tricks from product experts and peers. Go even deeper with Aptify and NetForum Developer Day classes, or NimbleAMS pre-conference training!

Industry Best Practices

Build your own education pathway with association education, industry research, and thought leadership. You’ll gain new knowledge and skills so you can hit the ground running when you return home. Xperience offers the best practices for the best practitioners, for individuals in any role.

Association Agenda 

  • Sun Nov 10

  • 9:00am – 12:00pm
    Pre-conference Training

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  • 12:00pm – 1:00pm
    Lunch for Pre-conference
    Training Participants
  • 1:00pm – 4:00pm
    Pre-conference Training

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  • 6:00pm – 8:00pm
    Opening Reception and Expo Hall
  • Mon Nov 11

  • 8:00am – 9:00am
    Breakfast and Expo Hall
  • 9:00am – 10:30am
    Opening General Session: Keynote Speaker CEO JP Guilbault
  • 10:45am – 11:45am
    Association Industry Forum
  • 11:45am – 1:30pm
    Lunch and Expo Hall
  • 1:30pm – 2:30pm
    Product Jams

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  • 2:45pm – 3:45pm
    Product Training Sessions

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  • 4:00pm – 5:00pm
    Product Training Sessions

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  • Tue Nov 12

  • 8:00am – 9:00am
    Breakfast and Expo Hall
  • 9:00am – 10:30am
    General Session: Customer Spotlights & Keynote Speaker Susan O’Malley
  • 10:45am – 11:45am
    Event Tech Industry Forum
    or
    Product Training and Industry Best Practice Sessions

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  • 11:45am – 1:30pm
    Lunch and Expo Hall
  • 1:30pm – 2:30pm
    Product Training and Industry Best Practice Sessions

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  • 2:45pm – 3:45pm
    Product Training and Industry Best Practice Sessions

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  • 4:00pm – 5:00pm
    Product Training and Industry Best Practice Sessions

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  • 6:30pm – 10pm
    Xperience Celebration at Universal Studios Orlando Theme Park
  • Wed Nov 13

  • 8:00am – 9:00am
    Breakfast
  • 9:00am – 10:30am
    Closing General Session: Industry Think Tank & Keynote Speaker Brett Culp
  • 10:45am – 11:30am
    Product Training and Industry Best Practice Sessions

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Agenda is subject to change

Networking Events

Rub shoulders with leaders and decision-makers from professional associations, societies, trade associations, unions, chambers of commerce, schools, and nonprofits.

 

Opening Reception

Kick start the conference with a fun-filled evening of food and drinks while you connect with attendees and sponsors. Party rock is in the Xperience house tonight!

Date: Sunday, November 10
Time: 6pm to 8pm
Place: Swan & Dolphin Resort
Attire: Business Casual

 

Xperience Celebration

Don’t miss the entertainment highlight of the conference, a trip to Universal Studios Orlando. The theme park is only open to registered Xperience attendees and includes food, drinks, entertainment, and attractions like Race Through New York with Jimmy Fallon, The Mummy, Transformers, and the thrilling Rip Ride RockIt roller coaster.

Date: Tuesday, November 12
Time: 6:30pm to 10pm
Place: Universal Theme Park
Attire: Casual

“Besides the amazing social events and networking opportunities, I really enjoyed the sessions for marketing, fundraising and website platforms. This was by far the best organized conference I’ve ever attended.”

– Billie Hiraishi
Communications Officer, Pacific Island Health Officers’ Association

“The overall experience was really great. There were numerous WOW moments throughout.”

– Cassie McQuagge
Director of Support Services and Outreach,
Edgar Cayce’s Association for Research and Enlightenment

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