CAPPS - Avocacy and Communication Professional Development

California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools

30th Annual Conference

October 15-17, 2014
Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa

CAPPS 30th Annual Conference: Charting Our Course

October 15-17, 2014

Monterey, CA

Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa, 1 Old Golf Course Road, Monterey, CA 93940

Registration


Pearson, the Grand Sponsor of our 30th Annual Conference


 

RESERVE YOUR HOTEL ROOM   SUBMIT A BREAKOUT SESSION PROPOSAL   BECOME A SPONSOR   ADVERTISE AT THE CONFERENCE   PREVIEW THE CONFERENCE AGENDA   MEET OUR EXHIBITORS   MEET OUR SPONSORS


 

Registration

Register for the CAPPS 30th Annual Conference, the premier event for the private postsecondary eduction sector in California. This yearly event brings together California private postsecondary school decision makers and allied companies from across North America that serve our sector.

R E G I S T E R

REGISTRATION TYPE

EARLY BIRD by 5/1

STANDARD
5/2 - 9/30

LATE/ONSITE 
starting 10/1

CAPPS Member School $449 $499 $549
Non-Member School $599 $649 $699
CAPPS Member Exhibitor
Includes registration for 2 booth personnel
$1435 $1635 $1635
Non-Member Exhibitor
Includes registration for 2 booth personnel
N/A N/A $2635
Additional Exhibitor Attendee $550 $550 $550
CAPPS Member Non-Exhibiting Vendor, 1st attendee $2435 $2435 $2435
Non-Member Non-Exhibiting Vendor, 1st attendee $2635 $2635 $2635
Additional Non-Exhibiting Vendor Attendee $550 $550 $550
Conference Speaker Attending Conference
This is for CONFIRMED conference speakers only.
$449 $499 $549
Conference Speaker Not Attending Conference
And not already registered as a School, Exhibitor,
or Non-Exhibiting Vendor attendee. This is for CONFIRMED conference speakers only.
$0 $0 $0
Wine Tasting Reception Guest Ticket
For guests of registered conference attendees
$90 $90 $90

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All Conference Registrations Include

  • Attendance at all conference workshops, general sessions, and breakout sessions

  • Welcome Reception on October 15

  • Wine Tasting Reception on October 16

  • Breakfast, breaks, and lunch on October 16 and 17

Please note that the Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament and ICEPAC Fundraiser require separate registration. 

Exhibit Registration

Exhibit registration includes conference registration for two booth personnel, one 8'x10' exhibit booth space, one 6' skirted table, two chairs, and one waste basket. Registration for additional booth personnel is $550 per person.

Speaker Registration

Individuals who will be presenting Breakout Sessions at the conference and who wish to attend any events outside of their own Breakout Session must be registered for the conference.  If you have already registered as a school attendee, exhibitor, or non-exhibiting vendor, you do not need to submit any additional registration.

Discounts for Schools Only

Multiple Attendees:  Register 3 or more individuals and receive a $25 discount off each registration.
Early Renewal:  Receive a 10% registration discount if you renewed your CAPPS Membership before December 31, 2013.

R E G I S T E R


Hotel Reservations: Deadline September 12

Reserve your room at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa: https://resweb.passkey.com/go/2014CAPPS. When asked to select your guest type, select ATTENDEE.

The CAPPS conference rate is $179 per night for single or double occupancy. The reservation cut-off date is September 12, 2014.


 

Call for Proposals: Deadline Extended Through July 31!

Share your expertise and knowledge by submitting a proposal for consideration as a breakout session at the CAPPS Annual Conference. The CAPPS Annual Conference Committee is planning concurrent sessions, each 75 minutes in length over the course of two days – Thursday, October 16 and Friday, October 17.

Download the Call for Proposals Form 

ALL PROPOSALS MUST:

  • Be emailed as a Microsoft Word document to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . No scanned copies or handwritten submissions will be accepted.
  • Be educational in nature. No promoting of particular products and services.
  • Include a co-presenter from a CAPPS Member School.
  • Include only presenters that have been confirmed and agreed to participate in the session prior to proposal submission.
  • Please indicate when they agreed plus contact information for each presenter.
  • Forms with incomplete information will not be considered.

IMPORTANT DATES:

  • The deadline for submission of proposals is Friday, July 18.
  • All entries will be notified by Friday, August 29.
  • Selected speakers must submit presentation files by Friday, September 26.

DECISION PROCESS:

  • CAPPS Membership: While membership in CAPPS DOES NOT guarantee a place on the program, priority is given to CAPPS institutions and allied members over non-members.
  • Content Level: Don't dumb it down. Keep in mind that most attendees are owners, presidents, or senior executive personnel and focus your presentation to their level.
  • New information: The committee looks for the most innovative and current "hot topics" that are relevant to private sector higher education to include on the program.

Questions or need additional information? Please contact CAPPS Events Planners at (562) 436-3900 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

For CAPPS membership information, please contact Jenni Thompson at (916) 447-5500 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Download the Call for Proposals Form


 

Sponsorships

Become a Sponsor                                              

MOBILE APP $3500 (1 available)

  • The sponsoring company’s name and logo will be prominently displayed on the CAPPS conference mobile application.
  • 1 complimentary, full-color, half-page ad in the conference program.
  • Opportunity to have company marketing materials included in the conference tote bag.
  • Name and logo will be displayed on the conference website and in the conference program.
  • Commercial Break sponsorship included.

LUNCH $3000 (2 available)

  • Two Lunch sponsorships available – Thursday Lunch Sponsor and Friday Lunch Sponsor.
  • Signage will announce the sponsoring company of the lunch.
  • 1 complimentary, full-color, quarter-page ad in the conference program.
  • Opportunity to have company marketing materials included in the conference tote bag.
  • Name and logo will be displayed on the conference website and in the conference program.
  • Commercial Break sponsorship included.

SPECIAL ATTENDEE GIFT $2500 (1 of 2 available)

  • Two Special Gift sponsorships available.  Special Gift to be determined.  In past years, CAPPS has given away a TSA-approved carry-on travel kit and water bottles.
  • Company logo will be printed on Special Gift that that all registrants receive.
  • 1 complimentary, full-color, quarter-page ad in the conference program.
  • Name and logo will be displayed on the conference website and in the conference program.

TOTE BAG $2000 (2 available)

  • Two Tote Bag sponsorships available.
  • Company logo will be displayed on the conference tote bag that all registrants receive.
  • 1 complimentary, full-color, quarter-page ad in the conference program.
  • Name and logo will be displayed on the conference website and in the conference program.

BREAKFAST $2000 (2 available)

  • Two Breakfast sponsorships available – Thursday Breakfast Sponsor and Friday Breakfast Sponsor.
  • Signage will announce the sponsoring company of the breakfast in the Exhibit Hall.
  • 1 complimentary, full-color, quarter-page ad in the full-size conference program.
  • Name and logo will be displayed on the conference website and in the conference program.                                                    

POCKET PROGRAM $1000 (1 available)

  • Company name and logo will be on the front of the pocket size version of the conference agenda. One copy will be included in every conference tote bag.
  • Name and logo will be displayed on the conference website and in the conference program.                                                      

COFFEE BREAK $1000 (3 available)

  • Three Coffee Break sponsorships available – Thursday Morning Coffee Break, Thursday Afternoon Coffee Break, and Friday Morning Coffee Break
  • Signage will announce the sponsoring company of the coffee break.
  • Name and logo will be displayed on the conference website and in the conference program.                                                      

COMMERCIAL BREAK $750 (multiple available)

  • Multiple Commercial Break sponsorships available.
  • Sponsoring company’s name and logo will be displayed on the conference website and in the conference program.
  • The sponsoring company’s representative will have the opportunity to address the audience for 3-5 minutes at the start of that session and distribute materials. Sponsors may request to sponsor a certain breakout topic, on a first-come, first-served basis, however, sponsors may not select a session being presented by a competing company. 

 

Advertising Opportunities

Tote Bag Inserts

One copy/item of company’s promotional insert will be included in each conference tote bag. All conference registrants receive a tote bag.

Tote Insert Fees

$250     Annual Conference Exhibitor

$500     CAPPS Member (not exhibiting)

$750     Non Member (not exhibiting)

What kind of inserts can I include in the tote bag?

Paper products such as flyers, brochures, catalogs. Promotional items such as pens, mints, key chains, hand sanitizers, etc.

Where do I ship my tote inserts?

Do NOT send tote inserts to CAPPS. Send directly to the Conference hotel. To ensure receipt of your shipment by CAPPS at the hotel, please label your packages in the following manner:
HYATT REGENCY MONTEREY
1 OLD GOLF COURSE RD MONTEREY, CA 93940 
ATTN: Angie Lauderdale - CAPPS Annual Conference – TOTE INSERTS

When do my inserts need to arrive at the hotel?

Please schedule your inserts to arrive at the hotel between FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10 and SUNDAY, OCTOBER 12. Inserts that arrive outside of those dates are not guaranteed to be included in the conference tote bag. Please send your package shipping tracking number to CAPPS Events Coordinators at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , so that we are able to locate your package at the hotel.

How many inserts should I send?

Please provide 350-400 inserts.

Program Ads

The printed conference program is a glossy, full-color, 8.5x11, multi-page booklet detailing everything about the conference – schedule, speakers, exhibitors, sponsors, award winners, etc. Every conference registrant receives a copy in their conference tote bag, and an electronic version will be available on the conference website.

Program Ad Fees

Full Page (7.5w x 10h")             $650 CAPPS Member - $850 Non Member

Half Page (7.5w x 5.5h")           $450 CAPPS Member - $650 Non Member

Quarter Page (3.625w x 5h")    $250 CAPPS Member - $450 Non Member

Acceptable file formats are high resolution JPG or PDF. Send all ad art to CAPPS Event Coordinators at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Art submission deadline: September 19, 2014.

Sign up for Tote Inserts or Program Ads


 

Program of Events

This program of events is preliminary and subject to change.

Wednesday, October 15

7:00 AM - 1:00 PM

CAPPS Annual Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament
Bayonet & Black Horse, Black Horse Course
(offsite, 6 miles from Hyatt)
Registration for the golf tournament is available here.

12:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Registration Center Open

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Exhibitor Setup

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Pre-conference BPPE Workshop

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

CAPPS Business Meeting, Town Hall & State Legislative Year in Review

Presentation of Awards
-   Allied Member of the Year
-   School of the Year
-   Employer of the Year
-   Outgoing CAPPS Board Members
-   Outgoing Board President

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

CAPPS Board of Director’s Welcome Reception with Exhibitors

 

Thursday, October 16

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Phil Rosen Memorial Walk

7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Registration Center Open

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors Sponsor this breakfast!

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

OPENING GENERAL SESSION
-   Grand Sponsor Award
-   2014 Norma Ford Financial Aid Professional of the Year Award
-   Keynote Speaker TBA
-   2014 CAPPS Hall of Fame STAR Award

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Break with Exhibitors Sponsor this break!

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Breakout Sessions #1 thru #4

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Luncheon with Exhibitors Sponsor this lunch!

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Breakout #5 - The Accreditor Panel General Session

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM

Break with Exhibitors Sponsor this break!

3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Breakout Sessions #6 thru #9

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Wine Tasting Reception Sponsored by Duane Morris LLP

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

CAPPS ICEPAC Event TBA. Separate registration will be required.

  

  Friday, October 17

7:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Registration Center Open

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Breakfast with Exhibitors Sponsor this breakfast!

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

Exhibitor Tear Down

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Breakout Sessions #10 thru #13

11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Short Break

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Final General Session
-   Final General Session Keynote
-   Legal Update

 Box Lunch Sponsor this lunch!

 


 

Virtual Exhibit Hall

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS)

American Student Financial Company

Barry Glasser Company

Campus Management Corporation

CBRE

Cengage Learning

Cobbs Allen

D&B Consulting, Accounting and Management

DD Consulting, Inc.

Diamond SIS

DJA Financial Aid Services, Inc.

Effective Student Marketing

Elsevier

Enrollment Resources

FAME

Global Financial Aid Services

Goal Structured Solutions

Gragg Advertising

ieLinks

Imagine America Foundation

Jive Communications

LearningMate Solutions

McGraw-Hill Education

MDT Direct

Medline Industries

Muno, Summers & Associates

National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)

National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)

National Healthcare Association (NHA)

Pearson

Penn Foster

Placement Verifiers

PlattForm

RDAssociates, Inc.

Solutions at ECMC

Sparkroom

TextAim

Tuition Options LLC

UNISA INC

van Rijn & Associates, A Professional Accountancy Corporation

Velocify

Weworski & Associates

Wonderlic

Wright International Student Services


Sponsor Spotlight

Pearson - Grand Sponsor

 

McGraw-Hill Education - Keynote Speaker Sponsor, Commercial Break Sponsor

PlattForm - Putting Contest Sponsor

PlattForm

Norton Norris - Special Gift Sponsor

Norton Norris 

Salmon Sims Thomas & Associates PLLC - Name Badge Sponsor

Salmon Sims Thomas 

Muno, Summers & Associates - Commercial Break Sponsor

Muno Summers & Associates