Guidebook is Live! 

We are excited to announce we have gone mobile with our CASE V conference schedule, to be able to provide the most up-to-date session information. You can now download the Guidebook app, then look for “CASE V Conference 2018” in the Download Guides section.

Download Guidebook before the conference to create a profile and be prepared to interact with other attendees, speakers, exhibitors, and sponsors.  Guidebook can also be used to create a personalized schedule, browse sessions, volunteer, see weather and hotel maps, and more.

You can also go here to download or here for a web browser version.


Volunteer for CASE V!

Are you planning to attend the CASE V conference? Looking for a way to network and meet more folks in the field? Consider volunteering! We have over 80 volunteer slots to fill – host a networking dinner, work the registration table, and more! Your help is needed for as little as an hour or two! Sign-up today:



Early Bird Deadline Extended!

You can still sign up for the CASE V Conference with Early Bird Pricing for a little while longer! Register here to enhance your capabilities, gain cutting-edge industry insights to improve operations, stay on the cusp of trends, and connect with like-minded leaders! 


Sponsors and Exhibitors!  Registration for CASE V 2018 is here!

Vendors and corporate partners of CASE V: Would you like to reach hundreds of attendees and dozens of education institutions in one location? Learn what's NEW for 2018 and you can do in the CASE V revamped Engagement Hall!

Registration for Sponsors and Exhibitors is here!


CASE V 2018 Attendee Registration is Live!

The CASE V Annual Conference in Chicago is where the best and brightest in advancement connect!  Registration for CASE V 2018 is here

Laser-focused on emerging trends and opportunities within advancement, the CASE V Annual Conference is designed to enhance your capabilities. Gain cutting-edge industry insights to improve operations, stay on the cusp of trends, and connect with like-minded leaders.

The CASE District V Annual Conference provides the innovation, resources, and partnerships to develop effective advancement practices in a changing education landscape. And it’s the ONLY place to interact with the region’s thought leaders to exchange best-in-class practices in advancement operations, leadership, and strategy.  Join us for tracks in Advancement Services, Alumni Relations, Communications, Development, Executive Leadership, and Personal Development, tuned to where you are in your career, from new professional to executive leader.

Join us at the Sheraton Grand Chicago!

Highlights include:

NEW! Pride of CASE will be incorporated into a new Pride of CASE V Awards Luncheon at the end of the conference. Best part, we can celebrate together with no added registration fee.

NEW! Keynote Luncheon (formerly Executive Luncheon) has been redesigned to be welcome for all, regardless of the stage of your career. Join us for a great lunch, speaker, and networking.

 NEW! A re-energized Exhibit Hall that will serve as a central engagement hub of the conference to help expand on your gained knowledge.

New to Advancement? Consider signing up for the Institute for New Professionals, which will give you a great jump-start, connect you to others new to the field, and give you networking opportunities with the CASE V Conference Committee and Board.

Want a deeper dive? Consider signing up for one of our Master Sessions. Topics include #MeToo in Advancement, Gender Matters: A Practical Approach to Grow Women’s Philanthropy, Building an Inclusive Environment to Attract, Inspire, and Keep a Diverse Team, If You Get the Culture Right, the Rest is Easy, and Strategic Plan – the Two Most Overused and Misunderstood Words in an Organization.

Want to get new ideas and learn more about the issues you care about? Choose from nearly 100 break-out sessions and roundtables covering Development, Alumni Relations, Communications, Executive Leadership, Advancement Services, and Personal Development.

Want to get more involved with CASE? Sign up to volunteer at the registration or concierge desk and network with existing CASE V volunteers when you register.

Join us in Chicago December 9-11, 2018!  Full schedule to follow! 


Help Your CEO Shine!

Nominate someone for the Chief Executive Leadership Award!

Each year, CASE District V applauds and promotes the work and contributions of a top educational executive. Please consider nominating the top executive from your institution, or another higher education leader.

The deadline for applications is October 5, 2018.

We invite nominations of chief executives whose contributions to their institutions and communities deserve exceptional notice and praise.  The District's leadership will honor the recipient of the CASE V Chief Executive Leadership Award in December at the CASE V Conference in Chicago.

Read more about the Chief Executive Leadership Award here.   Submissions should be send electronically to Awards Chair Melanie Harmon.


Looking for 2017 Conference Presentations?

We have uploaded them to the library of the conference online community to remind you of the great content, and to share to on with colleagues on your campus.