Conferences & Events

Our portfolio of onsite and online offerings provides you with opportunities to learn, network and share best practices.

Conferences & Events

If you're affiliated with a school that uses the GMAT exam, we offer a conference or event that's right for you. Our conferences and events help you grow as a professional, expand your network, and share industry knowledge and best practices. Take a closer look.

Leadership Conference

For academic and administrative program directors and program-level deans, with sessions that focus on trends and issues affecting you now. Held annually in January or February.

GMAC Annual Conference

The premier professional meeting for administrators in graduate management education at all levels who work in admissions, marketing, and program management. The Annual Conference delivers current issues, the latest marketplace trends, research data, best practices, and ample networking opportunities. In 2011, 22 percent of conference attendees were from outside the United States. Held every June.

Admissions Institute for New Professionals

An intensive, skills-based program focusing on the core knowledge needed to excel in graduate management admissions. For those with six months to two years of experience. Held every July. Formerly called the Professional Development Program (PDP).

Global Symposia

GMAC offers symposia in both Europe and Asia that explore topics and trends related to graduate management education. Past year's topics have included social media, selection, and differentiation. These events offer the added benefit of being presented from the host region's perspective, giving global audiences unique insight into current issues.

GMAC European Conference

An opportunity to examine in-depth topics of global significance and local interest, as well as strategies and best practices focused on a local perspective. For professionals at all levels with responsibility for admissions, marketing, and program direction. Held in the fall.

GMAC Asia Pacific Conference

A global forum for exploring issues of critical importance within a growing Asian graduate management education landscape. For professionals at all levels with responsibility for admissions, marketing, and program direction. Held in the fall.


From understanding global test-taker trends to using research in your student recruitment messaging to making effective use of GMAC products and services, our Webinars offer the latest graduate management education in an accessible format. Offered online for free year-round.

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