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

The Playbook Has Arrived!

The playbook has everything you need to be able to plan a milestone anniversary with confidence.
The case studies, advice, and planning tools will save you time, money, and stress.
Read what’s covered in the playbook and what your peers have to say!

Check Back for The Anniversary Forum 2023 Agenda.

Thank You Forum 2022 Milestone Master Speakers!

Melanie-Edwards-w-logoMelanie Edwards
VP, Executive Office
Goldman Sachs

Mark-RushingMark Rushing
AVC, University Relations
University of Arkansas

ted-ryan-2022Ted Ryan
Heritage Brand Mgr. and Archivist
Ford Motor Company

Mary-Beth-PateMary Beth Pate
Exec. Dir., Marketing & Philanthropy Comms
Cleveland Clinic

karen-kozak-w-logoAKaren Kozak
Former VP Global Brand

Attending The Anniversary Forum is essential for learning how to leverage your 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
DePaul University

Forum Testimonials

Employees will be a primary audience with a milestone anniversary. Senior HR & Comms leaders will get tremendous value from The Anniversary Forum.
Melanie Steinbach
Former, Chief HR Officer

Need more support than The Anniversary Forum?

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Enroll in Anniversary University®

Planning requires unprecedented amounts of time, resources and knowledge.
Learning from Milestone Masters who pull back the curtain to share best practices and pitfalls to avoid is priceless! What you learn will reduce stress, save time and money and maximize outcomes deserving of your organizations once-in-a-lifetime milestone anniversary.

Anniversary University®is the only premier knowledge and resource center for executives in the early phase of planning a milestone anniversary for corporate, higher-education, and non-profit organizations.

Our mantra is “Always Be Helping.”

We are passionate about serving those tasked with leading a milestone anniversary, often for the first time, and want to share all we’ve learned the past fourteen years so you can confidently plan and achieve outcomes beyond what you may imagine can be accomplished.

Essential Anniversary Planning Resources

Each resource complements the other and will empower teams to
design and execute an impactful and memorable anniversary.

1. The Anniversary Forum

Widely regarded as the must-attend Master Class for executives in the early phase of planning. The planning team may attend The Anniversary Forum in 2023,
date to-be-announced.
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2. Milestone Anniversary Planning,
    A playbook for leaders

The only comprehensive “how to” planning guidebook.
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3. Anniversary Planning Video Library

Learn from twenty-six diverse in-depth corporate, higher-ed and non-profit case studies presented by senior marketing, communications, and brand executives. Read more

4. Connections and Referrals

Upon request, Anniversary University will share leading edge information, answer pressing questions, offer ideas, and connect you with experts or agencies endorsed by AU which you add to your “A-team.”

Previous Enrollees of Anniversary University®
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