GMAC Annual Conference 2018

June 27-29, 2018 | Marriott Copley Place | Boston, MA USA | #GMAC2018


Attend the Premier Meeting for Professionals in Graduate Management Education

Join over 600 admissions, marketing, and program direction professionals from graduate management education programs around the world for a unique opportunity to:

  • Consider provocative keynote presentations on state-of-the-industry ideas and perspectives
  • Learn from colleagues and experts as you take part in sessions that explore new trends, topics, and best practices
  • Network with peers from across the globe 

Conference Format

The GMAC Annual Conference occurs over a three-day period and includes a wide variety of concurrent sessions, networking opportunities, and speakers. Attendees can create their own schedule by choosing from a number of concurrent sessions, workshops, and networking events.

Concurrent Sessions and Symposia

Select from five concurrent sessions and several admissions symposia. Past topics have included: 

  • Recruiting quality students in a complex world
  • Differentiating your organization through clear narrative
  • Budgeting and planning recruiting activities
  • Increasing domestic applications

Networking Opportunities

Attendees have an opportunity network with colleagues during the welcome reception, lunches, visits to the Opportunity Zone, cocktails, and small group dinners. 

Who Should Attend

Graduate management admission administrators of all levels are encouraged to attend.  Past programming has been targeted to those in admissions, marketing, and MBA program management.  

Conference Timing

The GMAC Annual Conference is held annually in June.  


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This coming June 2018, in Boston, MA, hundreds of professionals from the graduate management education industry will gather to gain insight and knowledge from colleagues and experts. For more than 30 years the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) hosts this three-day event, which includes a wide variety of education sessions, industry experts, and networking opportunities.

This is your opportunity to showcase your products and services to graduate management admission administrators. Securing a booth at the expo enhances the conference learning experience for attendees by presenting solutions and information for challenges they may be facing. Attendees are looking to speak with exhibitors who provide products and services in admissions, marketing, recruiting, student career services and more.

View the Exhibitor Prospectus for more information on securing booth space at the 2018 GMAC Annual Conference Expo, and increase your impact with sponsorship opportunities.  If you are interested in exhibiting or sponsorship opportunities at the 2018 GMAC Annual Conference Expo, please send an email to Ashley Edwards at