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Association Leader Excellence Conference

Minnesota Hockey hosted the second Association Leader Excellence Conference (ALEC) on May 5-6, 2017 at the Marriott Minneapolis West in St. Louis Park, MN. The ALEC provides hockey leaders in Minnesota with opportunities for learning best practices and networking. 

In 2016, over 160 leaders from more than 60 youth hockey associations in Minnesota attended the inaugural ALEC.

Registration is closed for the 2017 Association Leader Excellence Conference. 

Who will attend the conference?

All types of youth hockey leaders attended the 2016 ALEC including association presidents, vice presidents, treasurers, registrars, hockey directors, girls' coordinators, mite coordinators, district board members and more!

What topics will be covered?

Participants will have the opportunity to attend sessions on a variety of topics. Multiple sessions will take place simultaneously so associations are encouraged to have several representatives attend or focus on the topics that are most important to their organization. Key topics will include the legal aspects of operating youth athletic associations, managing finances, fund raising, membership development, player development and many more. For an overview of the schedule click here. To view a description of all sessions including a list of speakers, click here

What should I bring?

Best practices from your community! Every youth hockey association has areas where they excel and opportunities to improve. By providing opportunities for attendees to share ideas, ALEC will enable associations to learn from each other so that everyone benefits. 

‚Äč2017 ALEC Highlights

~ topics designed for youth hockey leaders
 

~ Sessions led by industry professionals 


~ Networking opportunities with hockey leaders from association, district, state and national levels


~ Complimentary breakfast and lunch
 

~ Affordable rates for on-site lodging. Hotel Block on hold until April 21st.  
 

~ Subsidy for participants traveling more than 100 miles

~ Quick and easy, online registration. Registration deadline is Sunday, april 30. 

Questions ?

Thank You to our ALEC Partners!