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Conference Pricing

Early Bird Deadline: September 1, 2022

Members (On-Site): $500 per person ($450 Early Bird) Members  (Virtual Via Zoom): $175 Non-Members (On-Site): $700 per person ($650 Early Bird) Non-Members (Virtual Via Zoom): $325


Virtual Pricing Includes:

Full engagement in two-day program, including Q&A Access to video recordings of presentations post-conference Access to all conference resources


On-Site Pricing Includes:

Full engagement in two-day program, including Q&A Networking/Fellowship with attendees & presenters Access to video recordings of presentations post-conference Three night’s lodging at the adjacent Hilton Garden Inn 7 meals & refreshments Access to all conference resources

Program Overview

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Conference Overview: While institutions come out of the pandemic, the pressure is on for enrollment leaders to figure out what their future enrollment will look like. What innovations that started in the pandemic will last? What must be re-captured? It’s a great time to refocus our energies and recalibrate our enrollment strategy. Now is the time to lead with what’s stood the test of time . . . and new ideas that are more effective than ever. 


Presenter: Tim Fuller, CEO – Fuller Higher Education Solutions; ABHE Sr. Fellow (IN)
Overview: What are the essential components of a comprehensive plan that produces enrollment growth? How do these components fit together into an effective strategy? Compare these proven factors with your current strategy and sharpen your game plan . . . and grow!

  • Proven factors — a systematic review
  • Seeing the big picture — how these components work together
  • Assessing your strategy for places to improve
  • Putting the right strategy to work — keys to execution


Presenter: Keith Mock | Enrollment Management Solutions , Liaison International (AL)
Overview: Perhaps the hardest job of an admissions officer is setting the right enrollment goals… and of course meeting them! The price of repetitive failure is huge. So, what is the process for setting the right goals and crafting an enrollment strategy to meet them? Take a fresh look at building the right plan . . . and working your plan.

  • Grasping the importance and process of data-informed goal setting
  • Building consensus with institutional leadership
  • Setting annual and monthly goals for your team, for every step of the admissions funnel
  • Effective management of the institutional admissions funnel


Presenter: Josh Beers | President, Onelife (PA)
Overview: After the swing to create virtual campus tours during the pandemic, how should you now weave effective campus visits back into your enrollment strategy? Why is this so significant in the student’s decision and important in your enrollment strategy? Are you maximizing the potential for enrollment decisions by closing the deal?

  • Knowing the purpose and essence of an effective campus visit experience
  • Thinking through your options for a compelling experience
  • Moving from a group experience to personal attention
  • Knowing how to help students wisely decide


Presenter: Eric Currie | VP for Enrollment Success, Campus (FL)
Overview: While you work effectively in the virtual world, have you forgotten your network of relationships that regularly produce new students? Every institution has a network of key leaders, alumni, and pastors who send students their way — but are you paying attention to your referral network? Is it growing or shrinking? What are creative ways to cultivate an enriched feeder network? 

  • Understanding the power of your personal feeder network — especially now
  • Knowing who should be in your network . . . or not
  • Building relational capital with those who recruit for you
  • Systematically cultivating & expanding your referral network


Presenter: Bart Caylor | CEO, Caylor Solutions; ABHE Sr. Fellow (IN)
Overview: The research is compelling — your website is the most significant channel for enrollment growth. So how effective is your website for enhancing your enrollment strategy? Consider a simple tool to evaluate your website for enrollment effectiveness and create a plan for change. 

  • Understanding how your website should serve your enrollment strategy
  • Reviewing the key factors of an effective website
  • Reviewing the key factors of an effective website
  • Making the right changes that produce results


Presenter: Dan Sanchez | Director of Audience Growth, Sweet Fish Media (TN)
Overview: Smart enrollment leaders know how to increase their inquiry pool through outbound marketing. Learn how to create marketing materials that will enhance your presence in the virtual space, drive inquiries to your website and improve your brand. 

  • Understanding how outbound marketing works
  • Creating communications that tap prospective student interest
  • Connecting outbound marketing to your website
  • Responding to inquiries with timely follow up


Presenter:Paul Neal | Senior Fellow & Director of Operations, Center for the Advancement of Christian Education (PA)
Overview: We know there is a huge and mission-fit market across North America in the Christian secondary school market. From dual enrollment to enriched relationships, consider how you expand your network and tap this exceptional market.

  • Including Christian schools in your recruiting strategy — creative ideas
  • Understanding the Christian school market — how to connect
  • Building relationships that matter — targeted initiatives
  • Becoming a favored destination for their graduates — effective marketing


Presenter: Dan Hovestol | Enrollment Management Consultant, Montana Bible College (MT)
Overview: Enrollment leadership is not a solo journey. And no institutional leader is more important than the president. But there are other important players that are key to an effective institutional enrollment network. What information is critical for the president and others . . . and when? And what are the parameters of your role and influence?

  • Knowing important partnership players at your institution
  • Secrets for building partnerships of synergy
  • Making timely, informative, & understandable reports — to whom & when
  • Knowing the limits of your authority and responsibility

Conference Faculty

Joshua Beers


President OneLife

Scott Boyer


CEO & Marketing Specialist Caylor Solutions

Eric Currie


Vice President of Sales

Scott Boyer


ABHE Senior Fellow Founder Fuller Higher Ed Solutions

Dan Hovestal


Enrollment Management Consultant
Montana Bible College

Keith Mock


Enrollment Management Solutions
Liaison International

Paul Neal


Sr. Fellow
Director of Operations
Center for Advancement of Christian Education

Dan Sanchez


Director/Audience Growth
Sweet Fish Media

Frequently Asked Questions

Is lodging included in the registration fee?
YES, for on-site attendees3 nights, including arrival the evening before the conference begins.
Can I request for additional hotel nights?
YES The ABHE group rate is $110/night.  You can qualify for our group rate three days prior and three days post conference.  You can request and pay for your additional hotel nights during the registration process.  All reservations must be made and managed by the ABHE office as it is part of a group reservation.  This includes changes to existing reservations.  Email with any questions or updates to existing reservations.
Is airport shuttle service available?
YES! Complimentary shuttle service is available from the Orlando International Airport (MCO). To request the complimentary shuttle to the Hilton Garden Inn:

  • Call the hotel for shuttle pickup – 407-240-3725
  • Take airport elevator to level 1 – ground transportation
  • Go through the sliding doors
  • Stand at either A4 (A Side) or B4 (B Side) for pickup
Where is the hotel located in relation to the ABHE Conference Center?
The Hilton Garden Inn is directly across the street from the ABHE Weber Center (located in the Citadel I Building – Suite 130).
Are meals included in the registration fee?
YES for on-site attendees, including 7 meals and all snacks/beverages.
Are scholarships available?
YES for on-site attendees – limited scholarships are available.  Please email your request to with an explanation of your financial need.
What is your Cancellation Policy?
In the event of either virtual or on-site registration cancellation, fees paid in advance are refundable – less a $50.00 service charge per person, provided written notice is received by ABHE no later than three weeks prior to the event. No refunds will be granted after that date. E-mail notification will suffice. Please e-mail to request a refund. There are no refunds provided for no-shows.
How do I CANCEL a person on my registration?
You may log back into your registration form at any time with your confirmation number to make any cancellations, or contact to have your registration cancelled.
Executive Leadership Training Logo Growing institutions are led by growing leaders. Consider engaging in the Executive Training Program specifically designed for enrollment leaders in ABHE. Delivered over two years including over 36 workshop presentations in seven areas of leadership competency and capacity. You can review the certification program details HERE. Enroll in the program today! Questions regarding the certification program can be directed to David Medders, Executive Vice President.
Hilton Garden InnFor those attending the Enrollment Conference On-Site, the ABHE staff will make a hotel reservation for you. Hilton Garden Inn – Orlando Airport 7300 Augusta National Drive Orlando, FL 32822 (407) 240-3725   The Hilton Garden Inn is located 1 mile from the Orlando International Airport. The ABHE staff will make your hotel reservations for you.  Please indicate your room type/preference when you register for the conference. Complimentary shuttle service is available from the Orlando International Airport (MCO) to the Hilton Garden Inn. To request the complimentary shuttle service:

  • Call the hotel for shuttle pickup – 407-240-3725
  • Take airport elevator to level 1 – ground transportation
  • Go through the sliding doors
  • Stand at either A4 (A Side) or B4 (B Side) for pickup

Conference Staff

David MeddersDavid Medders
Executive Vice President



Carol DibbleCarol Dibble
Chief of Staff & Director of Communications



Darby BlanchardDarby Blanchard
Digital & Administrative Services Coordinator