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ALPFA 44th Annual Convention & Career Fair

 Export to Your Calendar 8/5/2016 to 8/9/2016
When: August 5 - 9, 2016
7:00 AM
Where: Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center
1501 Gaylord Trail
Grapevine, Texas  76051
United States
Presenter: ALPFA
Contact: Event Services

Online registration is available until: 7/29/2016
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The 44th Annual Convention brings together members from across the U.S. to be motivated, inspired, and for exciting growth opportunities leading to better leadership skills and business acumen.


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Event Description: 

This year's theme "Latinos Driving Growth in the U.S. Economy" provides a backdrop as you join us just outside of Dallas, Texas for your opportunity to:

  • develop professional skills through facilitated workshops and seminars
  • network with some of the top Latino talent in the country, and
  • meet and greet with representatives from top Fortune 1000 corporations


*LATEST NEWS— Enhance Your Skills and Spark your Career at Convention

UT Austin McCombs School of Business

ALPFA has partnered with the
UT-Austin McCombs School of Business Executive Education
to help deliver our first exclusive

Executive Leadership Convention Experience

Packages are Extremely Limited... Secure yours today!

There is an unmet need for executive leadership training and exclusive networking for senior leaders that elevates recognition of their preparedness for the next level of leadership role and empowers their move into the c-suite and onto boards. ALPFA's 2016 Executive Leadership Development training program is designed for executives and high-level managers in leadership roles; professionals responsible for affecting change and driving new initiatives; and, high-potential individuals who ready to assume greater responsibility within their organization.


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*Schedule of Events is subject to change.
It will be updated weekly as new information is available. Last update 5/30/2016

Download or print the full agenda


  = Students - Register as a student
  = Professionals - Register as a professional
  = Career Fair (open to all) - (Exhibitor Info)

Friday 8/5 - Advanced Leadership Training

 Leadership Development Workshops - Day One
(Additional fee applies. Plan to arrive early!)
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Chapter Leader Workshops (Plan to arrive early) 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chapter Leader meeting with CEO    TBD
Convention Registration Opens   3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Saturday 8/6 - EMPOWER

Latinos will be the backbone of the American labor force for generations to come. We will continue to educate and support our Latino community to become leaders in diverse fields, from accounting and finance, to STEM and non-profit, inclusive of our veterans and women leaders.

 Leadership Development Workshops - Day Two
(Additional fee applies. Plan to arrive early!)
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Women of ALPFA Breakfast  7:00 am - 9:00 am
Student Orientation
 Student Resume Critique
 8:00 am - 9:00 am
 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Professional Workshops  8:15 am - 11:30 am
Women of ALPFA Luncheon
 Lunch and Learn for Students
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
 Student Workshops
 Deloitte Student Roadshow
Professional Workshops
 2:15 pm - 5:30 pm
 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm              
 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
ALPFA Chapter Leaders Reception  3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Free For Dinner! (Networking Opportunity!)

ALPFA Convention General Session &
 Open Annual Meeting
 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Welcome Reception  7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sunday 8/7 - EXPLORE

On this second day of our ALPFA conference, we invite you to plan to network with your ALPFAmilia, informally. We encourage you to explore ways to enrich your career and examine your own priorities for the rest of the convention in Dallas and beyond.

Power Breakfast (invitation only)  7:30 am - 9:30 am 
Student Workshops
Professional Workshops
 8:15 am - 11:30 am
 8:15 am - 12:30 am
CMO Panel  10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free For Lunch (Connect with New Friends)
 Lunch and Learn for Students
 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
ALPFA Veterans' Panel  TBD
Student Workshops
Professional Workshops
 2:15 pm - 5:30 pm
 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Free For Dinner (Networking Opportunity!)
Havana White Night - with band - Hosted by Walmart; wear white!  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Monday 8/8 - EMBRACE

As Latinos continue to grow their purchasing power of more than $1.4 trillion, brands must adapt to the new Hispanic consumer mainstream. While some retail brands have already recognized the importance of Latino consumer support to their bottom line, accepting their presence and strength is the new reality for all brands operating in the U.S. today.

ALPFA/KPMG Case Study Competition 
 (Audience welcome to attend)
 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Professional and Student Workshops  8:30 am - 11:30 am
ALPFA Scholarship Luncheon 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
 Student Workshops  2:15 pm  5:30 pm
 Professional Networking Session with Corporate  Partners
 (in Career Fair Space)
 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
CEO Closed Door Sessions - Invitation Only
CEO Open Panel Session
 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm
Private Sponsor Receptions  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Tuesday 8/9 - ELEVATE

The strong contributions that Latinos make to the U.S. economy is undeniable. However, as important as Latinos are to the U.S. today, corporate and private foundations have failed to invest accordingly. We must increase private and match corporate public and philanthropy to equal the impact that Latinos are making on the labor force and the economy.

Career Fair & University Expo

Open 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Closed during lunch
Open 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Leadership Luncheon
 Lunch and Learn for Students
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
ALPFA Pre-Gala Receptions  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ALPFA Awards Gala  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Post-Gala Celebration with DJ  10:00 pm - 1:00 am

*Schedule of Events is subject to change. It will be updated as new information is available.

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