Events and Learning Opportunities

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Leadership Conference

At the Leadership Conference, professionals from around the world gather in an intimate setting to learn, share insights, and discuss core industry issues.

The GMAC Leadership Conference, co-presented with MBA Roundtable, offers professionals from around the world the opportunity to gather in an intimate setting to learn, share insights, and discuss the issues that matter most to the global management education community. 

Leadership Conference 2019 | Fort Lauderdale, FL | USA | January 22-25, 2019


Annual Conference

Attend the premier meeting designed specifically for graduate management education professionals.

For more than 30 years the Graduate Management Admission Council has been bringing together professionals from the graduate business and management industry to gain insight and knowledge from colleagues and experts. This event takes place over a three-day period and includes a wide variety of concurrent sessions, networking opportunities, and speakers as well as the sought after Expo where companies showcase their graduate management products and services.

Annual Conference 2019 | Denver, CO | June 19-21, 2019
Annual Conference 2020 | Baltimore, MD | June 17-19, 2020 | More information coming soon.

Admissions Institute for New Professionals (AINP)

Expand your network and skill set at events tailored to newly hired admissions, marketing, and recruiting professionals.

GMAC is committed to the professional development of anyone with a career in graduate management admissions, whether a seasoned veteran or just starting out. The GMAC Admissions Institute is an intensive, skills-based program focusing on the core knowledge needed to excel in graduate management admissions. Designed specially for those with six months to two years of experience, the Admissions Institute helps newly hired admissions, marketing, and recruitment professionals develop the skills necessary to succeed in their careers.

United States

AINP US West 2018 | Los Angeles, CA | July 17-19, 2018
AINP US East 2018 | Chicago, IL | July 30 - August 2, 2018


AINP Europe 2018 | London, England | May 14-17, 2018
AINP Europe 2019 | London, England | May 13-15, 2019 | More information coming soon.


AI APAC 2018 | Singapore | June 11-14, 2018
AI China 2018 | December 2018 | More information coming soon.


AI India 2018 | Mumbai, India | August 9-10, 2018

Global Symposia

Learn about issues of critical importance to the European and Asia Pacific graduate management education landscape.

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.

Events include:

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. European Conference s held in the Fall.

European Conference 2018 | Berlin, Germany | November 14-16, 2018


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.

APAC Conference 2018 | Mumbai, India | November 15-16, 2018


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