Annual Meeting

The CACARO Annual Meeting offers members the chance to come together and share innovative ideas and approaches for promoting post secondary education throughout the North and South Carolina.  Annual Meetings feature influential guest speakers discussing important topics in the industry, as well as recognition for outstanding Association members who have contributed to the success and growth of CACRAO.  

To obtain a copy of the CACRAO Corporate Partner Agreement, please visit our Forms page located in Resources.

CACRAO’s 46th Annual Meeting

Sunday, December 3 - Tuesday December 5, 2017

Charlotte, NC

2017 Annual Meeting Schedule

Click the button below to navigate to CVENT site to view the interactive agenda for the Annual Meeting, as well as register for the event. You can also view the Annual Meeting agenda provided below.

Saturday, December 2, 2017

  • 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Registration
    Midway

Sunday, December 3, 2017

  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Registration
    Midway
  • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Exhibitor Setup
    Prefunction
  • 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
    Newcomers Session
  • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Opening Meeting & Recognition Lunch University Ballroom

    Join us for the opening conference meeting and lunch. The meeting will include updates from SACRAO and AACRAO along with a keynote speaker. Please select this item if you plan on attending this event.

    Lunch Menu - Buffet

    • Oven Roasted Pork Loin, Rosemary Demi Glace
    • Grilled Chicken Breast, Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce
    • Baked Salmon Filet, Lemon Caper Sauce
    • Garden Salad with Ranch & Italian Dressings
    • Seasonal Fresh Fruit
    • Orza Pasta Salad
    • Roasted Potatoes with Peppers and Onions
    • Three Pepper Basmati Rice
    • House Baked Rolls & Butter
  • 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Enrollment Managers & Registrars Meetings
  • 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Mentor / Mentee Mingle
    Glenwaters


    Would you like the opportunity to be a mentor to new professionals within CACRAO? Are you new to the organization or the profession and in search of a mentor? The Mentor/Mentee Mingle is a great opportunity to connect with others in the profession and build lasting professional relationships and partnerships!
  • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    Break
  • 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    Sunday Night Event - Dinner

    The Local Arrangements Committee has a great evening planned for attendees. Details about the event will be shared at a later date. The event is off-site. Please select this event if you plan to attend.
  • 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    Conference Hospitality

Monday, December 4, 2017

  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Conference Registration Open
    Midway
  • 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
    Corporate Partner Appreciation Breakfast (All Attendees)
    University Ballroom


    Join us for the Monday morning Corporate Partner Appreciation Breakfast. The breakfast is a great opportunity for members and partners to connect and learn more about the services provided by our Corporate Partners. Please select this item if you plan on attending this event.

    Break Menu - Buffett

    • Scrambled Eggs with Cheddar Cheese
    • Chicken & Waffles
    • Served with Warm Maple Syrup
    • Applewood Smoked Bacon
    • Smoked Sausage Links
    • Stone Ground Grits Bar
    • Seasonal Fruit Salad
    • Cinnamon Raisin Biscuits
    • Warm Corn Muffins
    • Served with Honey & Orange Marmalade
  • 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
    Breakout Session
  • 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
    Morning Break with Exhibitors Prefunction
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Breakout Sessions
  • 12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
    Lunch on your own
  • 12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
    President's Luncheon
    University Suite A


    As a past president of CACRAO, you are cordially invited to the Presidents Luncheon. This event is only open for past presidents, committee chairs, and others that have been invited at the discretion of Scott Harvey, this years CACRAO President.
  • 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
    Breakout Session
  • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Forums: Enrollment Managers
  • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Forums: NC Admissions
  • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Forums: Registrars
  • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Forums: SC Admissions
  • 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Afternoon Exhibitor
    Break Prefunction
  • 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Mentor / Mentee Mingle
    Glenwaters


    Would you like the opportunity to be a mentor to new professionals within CACRAO? Are you new to the organization or the profession and in search of a mentor? The Mentor/Mentee Mingle is a great opportunity to connect with others in the profession and build lasting professional relationships and partnerships!
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Break
  • 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    Monday Night Event - Dinner

    The Local Arrangements Committee has a great evening planned for attendees. Details about the event will be shared at a later date. The event is off-site. Please select this event if you plan to attend.
  • 10:00 PM - 12:00 AM
    Conference Hospitality

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 PM

    Admission's Breakfast (All Admissions/Recruiting Office Staff invited)
    University Suite D-E


    Join us for the Tuesday morning Admissions Breakfast. The breakfast is a great opportunity to connect with other admissions professionals within the organization and learn about the various opportunities for involvement there are within CACRAO. Please select this item if you plan on attending this event. 

    Break Menu - Buffett 

    • Scrambled Eggs
    • Served with House Pico
    • Applewood Smoked Bacon
    • Smoked Sausage Links
    • Stone Ground Grits
    • Served with Cheese & Butter
    • Breakfast Potatoes
    • Freshly Baked Cheddar Cheese Biscuits
    • Sliced Seasonal Fresh Fruit
    • Freshly Baked Breakfast Breads & Bagels
    • Cream Cheese, Butter, & Fruit Preserves
  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Conference Information Booth
    Midway
  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 PM

    Admission's Breakfast (All Admissions/Recruiting Office Staff invited)
    University Suite A-B


    Join us for the Tuesday morning Registrar Breakfast. The breakfast is a great opportunity to connect with other registrar's within the organization. Please select this item if you plan on attending this event. 

    Break Menu - Buffett 

    • Scrambled Eggs
    • Served with House Pico
    • Applewood Smoked Bacon
    • Smoked Sausage Links
    • Stone Ground Grits
    • Served with Cheese & Butter
    • Breakfast Potatoes
    • Freshly Baked Cheddar Cheese Biscuits
    • Sliced Seasonal Fresh Fruit
    • Freshly Baked Breakfast Breads & Bagels
    • Cream Cheese, Butter, & Fruit Preserves
  • 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
    Breakout Session
  • 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
    "Check-Out" Break
  • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Breakout Sessions
  • 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

    Lunch / Business Meeting
    University Ballroom


    Join us for the closing conference business meeting and lunch. The meeting will include updates about the organization, transitions to the new executive members, along with a keynote speaker. Please select this item if you plan on attending this event.

    Lunch Menu - Buffett

    • Southern Fried Chicken
    • Smoked Beef Brisket with Carolina BBQ
    • Calabash Fried Shrimp with Hush Puppies
    • Garden Salad with Ranch & Italian Dressings
    • Tomato & Cucumber Salad
    • Potato Salad
    • Braised Collards with Honey & Ham Hock
    • Green Beans with Onions & Bacon
    • Jalapeno & Cheddar Cornbread
    • Warm Rolls & Butter
  • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Executive Committee Meeting
    Welwyn

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