Essential Planning Resources
All resources are available to your core planning team
The only comprehensive planning tools available. The resources are curated by Anniversary University®,
widely recognized as the expert in leveraging milestone anniversaries.
Knowing there are many cooks in the kitchen, the planning team will have access to all resources, helping tremendously with alignment, setting strategy, securing budgets, and other invaluable need-to-know planning information.
Anniversary University provided a valuable, strategically rooted framework that informed the 100th Anniversary planning approach. Anniversary University also provided a unique opportunity to connect and collaborate with leaders and thinkers across disciples, which was invaluable.
Mary Elizabeth Casey
100th Anniversary lead
Purdue University, 150th Anniversary lead
The vast experience and directional wisdom shared by Anniversary University’s Milestone Masters saved us valuable time and resources. If you’re planning a milestone anniversary, I highly recommend taking advantage of these resources.
75th Anniversary lead
Golden State Foods
Essential Planning Resources
Available to the planning team
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. View Details
2. Milestone Anniversary Planning,
A playbook for leaders
Everything you need to empower the planning committee to design and deliver a successful anniversary campaign. This is the only comprehensive planning guidebook that exists which that your peers say is a “must have.” Read More
TABLE OF CONTENTS Note: print and e-book distributed Sept. ’22
A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity
Inspiring the best in people to take your plans to the next level
Use your anniversary for societal good, to help others and support communities
Anniversaries do “real work”
Essential guiding principles to start planning at the right time with the right people aligned in harmony
Clear buy-in from the C-suite is an imperative to turn anniversary strategy into reality
Like any good planner, you must know where you are going or you won’t get there
Ideas to get your juices flowing
The past is a powerful source of information and insight into your present and future story
What is the appropriate budget to accomplish your goals
Anniversaries can be a catalyst for change
Keep this list by your side, as your guidepost
Links to videos, worksheets, case studies, articles, executive Q&A and more…
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Note: print and e-book distributed Sept. ’22
3. Anniversary Planning Video Library
Twenty-six in-depth case studies presentations by peers who led complex, year-long anniversary campaigns. Case studies include Purdue University 150, IBM Centennial, Deloitte 175, Coca-Cola 125, University of Virginia 200, BASF 150 and San Diego Zoo 100. Planning principles apply to organizations of all sizes.
4. Quarterly Gatherings
This is a great opportunity to connect with your “anniversary tribe” to ask question, share ideas, collaborate, and learn from each other. The hour-long virtual sessions will be facilitated by a Milestone Master.
First session is Q4 ’22.
5. Connections and Referrals
Upon request, Anniversary University will share leading edge information and connect you with experts in their field and endorsed by AU.