Special Events

Professional Networking Tour

Please join us for an evening of networking, wining and dining in our newly developed Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Plaza on May 19th from 6:00-8:00pm. We will have heavy hors d’oeuvres with a beer and wine tasting from local Pennsylvania businesses. You will experience live musical performances and have an opportunity to tour our Chamber of Commerce, Downtown State College Improvement District and hear from the founding members of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Plaza Committee! To register for this pre-conference event, click here

Reception at Beaver Stadium 


Join us at one of the nation’s premiere football venues for a lively and enjoyable reception and dinner at the Mount Nittany Club in Beaver Stadium. Home to the Nittany Lions, Beaver Stadium can hold over 106,000 fans and visitors.  You will have a chance to go into the stadium and overlook the field while also enjoying beautiful views of Mount Nittany from the valley.

Come network with your colleagues while enjoying food, wine, beer, entertainment, and Penn State Creamery Ice Cream! The networking reception will be held Monday, May 20th, from 6:00pm-9:00pm. Conference registration covers the cost of the reception and you do not need to register for this event.