Share what you know-be a presenter! 

Hearing from our marketing counterparts is one of the highlights of the conference. We’d love for you to tell us about your innovative ideas, new discoveries, success stories, lessons learned, and projects that went well (or not so well).

Survey says…..According to our recent District 5 member survey, topics of interest for our fall conference include:

  • Marketing for effective enrollment impact
  • Trends in higher education
  • How marketing fits in with retention
  • Leveraging YouTube and other social media platforms, including any emerging platforms
  • Effective email communications (both internal and external)
  • Crafting communication plans
  • Google Analytics
  • Strategies for increasing marketing ROI
  • Being creative when you are feeling blah
  • Using AI in marketing
  • Top graphic design trends
  • Marketing’s role in DEI
  • Project management tools
  • SEO
  • Effective writing skills for digital
  • Crisis communications
  • Event planning
  • Leadership
  • ADA Compliance
  • Photography and videography tips and tricks

View the results from the 2024 conference presentation topics member survey.

Do you have insights, expertise or know-how in any of these areas? What other new presentation ideas do you have? This is your opportunity to share how your community or technical college shines! We need YOU at the conference to share what you know and do best! See the submission guidelines for details and submit your proposal today!


The deadline for submissions is July 12. 

Downtown Saint Paul
Saint Paul, MN


  • Breakout Sessions: A 60-minute presentation that provides in-depth coverage of a topic. Allow time for Q&A.

  • Quick takes: A 30-minute presentation that gets straight to the root of particular challenge or task and offers quick tips to successfully address them. Allow time for Q&A.

  • Roundtables: A facilitated 30-minute session with up to 10 people for discussion on a topic.


Kristin Kollbaum
District 5 Director
Northwest Iowa Community College
(712) 324-5061 | [javascript protected email address]

Lisè Freking
District 5 Conference Content and Programming Coordinator
Dakota Co. Technical College/Inver Hills Community College
(651) 423-8233 | [javascript protected email address]

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