A World-Class Education in How Great Organizations
Leverage Milestone Anniversaries

A World-Class Education in How Great Organizations
Leverage Milestone Anniversaries

A World-Class Education in How Great Organizations
Leverage Milestone Anniversaries

Welcome to Anniversary University®, the premier knowledge and resource center for executives in the early-phase
of planning a milestone anniversary for leading corporations, universities and non-profit organizations.

The cornerstone of Anniversary University® is The Anniversary Forum, founded in 2014 as the only gathering
dedicated to learning how great organizations fully leverage this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

Welcome to Anniversary University®, the premier knowledge and resource center for executives in the early-phase of planning a milestone anniversary for leading corporations, universities and non-profit organizations.

The cornerstone of Anniversary University® is The Anniversary Forum, founded in 2014 as the only gathering dedicated to learning how great organizations fully leverage this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

THE ANNIVERSARY FORUM

Widely regarded as the must attend masterclass for those handed the

privilege and responsibility to help lead an anniversary campaign.

 

Thanks to our attendees, sponsors and speakers for another fantastic Forum!

Check back for details on The Anniversary Forum - 2020.

 

THE ANNIVERSARY FORUM

Widely regarded as the must attend masterclass for those handed the

privilege and responsibility to help lead an anniversary campaign.

 

Thanks to our attendees, sponsors and speakers for another fantastic Forum!

Check back for details on The Anniversary Forum - 2020.

 

Thank You To Our Sponsors!

PaintScaping, the world’s leader in
3D projection mapping.

An award winning NYC based
media firm.

The world’s leading provider of premium Time Capsules

Milestone Masters

Heather Malenshek
SVP Marketing & Brand
Harley-Davidson Motor Company

Anniversary University™ | The Anniversary ForumThe power in anniversaries is celebrating the people who bring your brand to life every single day.  Heather Malenshek

Michael Merk, CCO designvox
Formerly, Director of Comms.
Steelcase

Planning your company’s milestone anniversary is a
once-in-a-career opportunity.

Kevin Bishop
Formerly, VP Global Brand Systems
IBM

The most powerful aspects of an anniversary are those that create a movement, not just a moment.

Kari S. Evans
Ex. Dir. Bicentennial
University of Virginia

Your anniversary is an extraordinary opportunity to tell your story in a meaningful and entertaining way!

Karen Kozak
VP Global Brand
Cargill

A well-implemented anniversary program can be the difference between merely educating to truly differentiating your brand.

Matt Weismantel
Formerly, Sr. Dir. COMM's
Rutgers 250

Solid anniversary planning will enhance branding and marketing opportunities and the re-commitment to mission and values.

Lisa Alonge Anniversary University The Corporate Anniversary ForumLisa Alonge
Founder
Anniversary University®

Use your Anniversary as a gift to the people you serve and the planet that serves us all.

Philippe Bergeron
CEO/Founder
PaintScaping

3D projection mapping illuminates your story and captures the imagination beyond the mind’s eye.

Doug Simon
CEO
D S Simon Media

Successful anniversary campaigns always produce compelling videos, which become a major vehicle to tell your story.

Anne Keenan
Head of Strategy & Partnerships
Purpose

Your anniversary is the moment to define, share, and live your organizational purpose.

Learning from the Milestone Masters and making
valuable connections cannot be underestimated

Education:

Planning requires unprecedented amounts of time and resources. Learning from “the masters” who pull back the curtain to share best practices and pitfalls to avoid is priceless!

Connection:

Connect with experienced executives for mentorship and notable experts who may become part of your “A-team.” These masters are uniquely informed, strategically driven, creatively inspired and ready to help.

Inspiration:

Explore how to use your anniversary as a legacy gift to the people you serve and the planet that serves us all. This one-day provides a years’ worth of ideas. You will be inspired!

Who Attends

The anniversary governing committee attends. Included are executives in Communications, Marketing, Brand, PR, HR, Chief of Staff, Institutional Advancement, Executive Director, Development, Historian, and CSR.

Here’s What They Say...

Lisa Alonge Anniversary University The Corporate Anniversary Forum“If your company is preparing for a major corporate anniversary, employees will be a primary audience. Senior HR leaders will get tremendous value from The Corporate Anniversary Forum and specifically the workshops.”
Melanie Steinbach, Chief HR Officer

“Meeting others going through the process now and gaining perspective from communications professionals who successfully managed significant anniversary programs was invaluable. I came away with actionable plans to expedite program development. I only wish I had heard about The Forum sooner!”
Karen Kozak Global Brand Director


“Attending The Anniversary Forum is essential for learning how to leverage you anniversary, regardless of the industry or stage in planning process. The information is incredibly pertinent and the relationship-building and knowledge-sharing among participants is invaluable."
Steve Stout, Chief of Staff to President

Previous Attendees (partial listing):

Attendees Learn How To:

Leverage budgets for outsized results.

Leverage the power of the “anniversary effect.”

Create experiences as extraordinary as the event they celebrate.

Maximize this one-day event to provide a years’ worth of actionable strategies and ideas.

Elevate the anniversary to a strategic imperative to propel your organization and brand forward.

Make your anniversary a brilliant business decision with impressive ROI.

Use an anniversary to propel transformation.

Engage your CEO on the topic of the meaning of your anniversary.

Design with strategic intent. Know your  why before your what.

Organize cross functional leaders, identify global stewards and lead with bold intension.


Milestone Masters Conduct
Anniversary Planning Workshops