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National Association of Presidential Assistants in Higher Education

Annual National Conference and Business Meeting

January 23-25, 2025
Marriott Marquis, Washington, D.C.
In Partnership with AAC&U

NAPAHE Non-Member: $550
NAPAHE Member*: $500
*NAPAHE Member Registration Code Required

Save the Date for NAPAHE2025

The National Association of Presidential Assistants in Higher Education is pleased to announce details about our 38th Annual National Conference and Business Meeting. Please save the date for January 23-25, 2025 at the Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C.

In partnership with the Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U), we are excited to return to D.C. to present engaging and informative plenary, concurrent, and spotlight presentations, affinity roundtable discussions, and networking opportunities.

Registration for NAPAHE2025 will open September 17, 2024, and will include access to all concurrent sessions, affinity-group roundtable discussions, breakfast on Friday and Saturday, two plenaries, a luncheon on Friday, a networking reception on Thursday, and multiple networking opportunities throughout. Attendees can begin their day with our fan-favorite group walk, also included. NAPAHE members are eligible for a $50 discount on the regular conference rate when using the NAPAHE Member Registration Code during the registration process.

Registration will open September 17, 2024

Thank you for your interest in attending NAPAHE2025! Registration will open September 17, 2024. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.with any questions.

About NAPAHE's Conference

You will not want to miss NAPAHE's annual conference. Colleagues from colleges and universities around the country, and internationally, join together to network, exchange ideas in interactive sessions, explore and discuss topics of mutual interest, and have fun in a professional networking environment.

Keynote speakers have included numerous college and university presidents, trustees, vice presidents, Congressional staff, executive recruiters, communications specialists, marketing and branding experts, and humorists.

Join us at the annual conference to broaden your knowledge in:

  • Higher Education issues
  • Executive speech writing
  • Strategic planning
  • Event management
  • Relation and coalition building
  • Fundraising and advancement activities
  • University communications
  • Legislative and governmental affairs
  • Survival techniques for presidential assistants
  • Career enhancement and advancement
  • Presidential office management
  • And much more!

What Can you Expect from NAPAHE's Annual Conference?

View the 2024 program to get an idea of the types of sessions, speakers, and networking opportunities you can expect from our upcoming conference.

Questions about NAPAHE2025?

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Conference Hotel: Marriott Marquis Washington D.C.

Registering for NAPAHE2025? The Marriott Marquis Washington D.C. is located within walking distance from historic local attractions. Hotel block information will be provided in your NAPAHE2025 registration confirmation details. Hotel rooms are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Marriott Marquis Washington, DC

Meeting Location

901 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC, 20001

AAC&U 2025 Annual Meeting: January 22-24, 2025

Consider extending your stay while in D.C. to attend the American Association of Colleges and Universities annual meeting. Registration will open July 2024.

For those who want to attend both NAPAHE2025 and AAC&U2025 events, registrants will receive a $50 discount code to use when registering for the AAC&U Annual Meeting in their NAPAHE 2025 conference registration confirmation. 

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