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Meetings and Events

Throughout the year, CMAA hosts a variety of programs that provide professional development and networking opportunities. From the annual week-long World Conference and Club Business Expo to topic-focused Summits to hour-long webinars, there are options to fit any schedule.

October 24-25, 2022

Mid-Management Conference

Offered in the fall, the Mid-Management Conference is focused on developing new skills, broadening horizons, and advancing career and certification goals. This year’s event will take place virtually on October 24-25, 2022.

November 4-7, 2022

National Student Education Conference

The NSEC is an opportunity for student members to enhance their CMAA experience! Experience education curated specifically for students. The curriculum will focus on teaching attendees valuable life skills and club industry-specific tips and tricks throughout the weekend.

September 25-27, 2022

Chef Summit

The CMAA Chef Summit is designed specifically for club chefs to build their club leadership, finance, and governance acumen. Learn, grow, and taste together in the city named the food and drink capital of the world!

October 6-11, 2022

Explore Scotland at 2022 BMI International

Make your plans now to explore Edinburgh for this enlightening cultural and club management experience. Event highlights will include an opening reception at the Signet Library, a ceilidh, a farewell dinner on the Royal Yacht Britannia, and much, much more!

September 7, 2022 & November 30, 2022

Club Leadership Summits

Set your club’s strategic direction and improve alignment with your Board of Directors this fall with CMAA’s Club Leadership Summits. These Summits bring together club management professionals and their club’s elected leader(s) for cooperative education and engagement on best practices and trends.

Prepare your club’s elected leadership for success with focused information on relevant strategic topics including:

  • Governance – evaluating organizational health; board orientations, self-evaluation, and efficacy; roles and responsibilities; and evolving trends
  • Finance – exploring the financial model of clubs and its relevancy to successful governance; using a data-driven decision-making process
  • Club Trends – engaging multi-generations of members; embracing strategy

CMAA World Conference and Club Business Expo

As a club management professional, there are many people relying on your success, and you deliver day in and day out—making sure members are satisfied, staff is engaged, and your facilities are up to date. Continue to be the leader your club needs by keeping your skills sharp and your industry knowledge current at the only event focused on the business of running a club: CMAA’s World Conference and Club Business Expo.

The industry’s largest annual gathering provides a multitude of opportunities:

  • Advance your career and expand your network
  • Meet your certification goals
  • Find new talent for your club and mentor future industry leaders
  • Gain new ideas and insights for your club
  • Research and secure solutions for your club’s challenges

Save the Date!

2023 Leadership/Legislative Conference
September 10-13, 2023
The Westin Riverwalk
San Antonio, TX

Past Events

These programs were held previously and may be repeated, though they have not yet been scheduled.

Club Spa & Fitness Association's Conference

The CSFA 2022 Annual Conference will be held September 21-22 at Grey Oaks Country Club in Naples, FL. The focus on health and wellbeing is here to stay. To prepare your club to ride the wave to member satisfaction, the fantastic schedule offers keynote sessions; interactive attendee-driven, follow up discussions; networking opportunities; partner showcase, and more!

Lumina Spark Summit

Lumina Spark provides highly interactive and fun experiences in which learners explore who they are, using an individualized psychometric profile tool called a Lumina Portrait. It provides a colorful framework for better self-understanding and helps people identify how to improve their working relationships with others. By applying the Lumina Spark model, learners can unlock many benefits. This summit includes a personality assessment which participants will complete prior to the event. The summit is limited to 55 attendees to allow for interactive, engagement tactics.

Capital Improvements Summit

This program focuses on construction management in clubs and the competencies a club management professional needs to complete a successful project, renovation, or deconstruction. Topics will be diverse and extensive and cover every aspect from start to finish of a major project.

Outbound Marketing Summit

This Membership & Marketing Summit addressed some of the most pressing issues in outbound marketing that club management professionals are facing including social media; club culture; and automated email marketing. Designed to have an immediate impact on how professionals design and execute outbound marketing, attendees received insight, best practices, and real-life examples to apply at their own clubs.

Presented in Partnership with Creative Golf Marketing, a CMAA Education Partner

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