AILA Annual Conference Navigator Program
for New Members and First-time Attendees
If you answered yes to any of these questions, AILA’s Membership Engagement Committee has developed an Annual Conference “Navigator” program to help you get the most out of your first Annual Conference!
The Need for a “Conference Navigator” Program
Beyond earning CLE and learning new approaches and best practices, a huge benefit of attending the Annual Conference is the opportunity to connect with other members, expanding your network on the chapter and national level.
Because the Annual Conference is so large, we realize that first-time attendees may have difficulty, especially in the virtual environment, meeting and connecting with other attendees. This is where the “Conference Navigator” program comes in!
What Is the Annual Conference Navigator Program?
The Annual Conference Navigator Program is designed to help first-time attendees, particularly new AILA members, navigate the Annual Conference while getting to know a group of similar attendees, both from his/her local chapter and other chapters, as well as a few AILA members who are actively involved in the organization.
Attendees who sign up for the navigator program will be broken up into groups of 10 to 15* attendees (depending on the number of people who sign up). Each group will be assigned a “Navigator” who will:
Benefits of the Conference Navigator Program
At the end of the conference each member of a group:
Participate in the Conference Navigator Program
Signing up for the Navigator Program is as easy as 1-2-3!
We are looking forward to this inaugural year of the Navigator Program and enhancing the Annual Conference experience for first-time member attendees and showing off the collegial attitude of our AILA community!
*Final group number will depend on the number of navigators who participate and the number of first-time member attendees who sign up.