ALPFA 44th Annual Convention & Career Fair
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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

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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


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ALPFA has partnered with the

to help deliver our exclusive

Management Leadership
Development Workshops 

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There is an unmet need for Latino/Hispanic leaders who are trained to tap into their heritage and unique perspective who can contribute to creating a culture of innovation in Corporate America.

ALPFA Solutions provides the opportunity for you to help meet that need. Our Mid-Management Leadership Development workshops offered at ALPFA's 2016 Annual Convention are designed to help you develop tools to instill an innovation mindset within your organization and constantly improve how you relate to, interact with and inspire your team members while positioning yourself for promotion into the next leadership tier of your career.



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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) 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm (Grapevine A & San Antonio 4-6)
Chapter Leader meeting with CEO   5:00 pm - 6:00 pm (Grapevine A)
Convention Registration Opens   3:00 pm - 8:00 pm (Center Prefunction)

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 (Invitation only)  7:00 am - 9:00 am (Grapevine D)
Student Orientation
 Student Resume Critique
 8:00 am - 9:00 am (Grapevine A)
 9:00 am - 11:30 am (Grapevine B)
Professional Workshops  8:15 am - 11:30 am (Grapevine 1-6, Ft. Worth 7)
Women of ALPFA Workshops and Panels  9:30 am - 11:30 am (Grapevine D)
Women of ALPFA Luncheon
 Lunch and Learn for Students
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm (Texas Grand Ballroom)
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm (Grapevine C&D)
 Student Workshops
 Deloitte Student Roadshow
Professional Workshops
 2:15 pm - 5:30 pm (Grapevine 1-6, Ft. Worth 7)
 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm 
 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm (Grapevine 1-6, Ft. Worth 7)
ALPFA Chapter Leaders Reception  3:30 pm - 5:00 pm (Grapevine B)
Free For Dinner! (Networking Opportunity!)

ALPFA Convention General Session &
 Open Annual Meeting
 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm (Texas Grand Ballroom)
Welcome Reception  7:00 pm - 8:00 pm (Texas Foyer)

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 (Grapevine D)
Student Workshops
Professional Workshops
 8:15 am - 11:30 am (Grapevine 1-6, Ft. Worth 7, Grapevine A)
 8:15 am - 12:30 am (Grapevine 1-6, Ft. Worth 7, Grapevine A)
CMO Panel  10:00 am - 11:30 am (San Antonio 1-3)
Free For Lunch (Connect with New Friends)
 Lunch and Learn for Students
 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm 
 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm (Grapevine C&D)
ALPFA Veterans' Panel  2:30pm - 4:00 pm (San Antonio 1-3)
Student Workshops
Professional Workshops
 2:15 pm - 5:30 pm (Grapevine 1-6, Ft. Worth 7)
 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm (Grapevine 1-6, Ft. Worth 7)
Free For Dinner (Networking Opportunity!)
Havana White Night - with band - Hosted by Walmart; wear white!  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm (Texas A-B)

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 (Grapevine 1-6, Ft. Worth 7)
ALPFA Scholarship Luncheon 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm (Texas A-D)
 Student Workshops  2:15 pm  5:30 pm (Grapevine 1-6, Ft. Worth 7)
 Professional Networking Session with Corporate  Partners
 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm  (Longhorn Pre function)
 Labor Panel
CEO Panel
 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm (Grapevine C or D)
 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm (Texas A-D)
Private Sponsor Receptions  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm (Various locations)

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 (Longhorn D-E)
Closed during lunch
Open 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm (Longhorn D-E)
Leadership Luncheon
 Lunch and Learn for Students
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm (Texas A-D)
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm (Grapevine C&D)
ALPFA Pre-Gala Reception (Invitation only)  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm (Texas Ballroom Foyer)
ALPFA Awards Gala  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm (Texas A-D)
Post-Gala Celebration with DJ  10:00 pm - 1:00 am (Grapevine D)

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

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