Hoosier Academy


Hoosier Chamber Academy.

Four days over a four month period.

Invest in your staff. 

What is the Academy? The Hoosier Chamber Academy, offered every other year, is a series of four one-day high quality programs on chamber management “essentials” geared for today’s chamber executives and professional staff. It has become the leading training program in Indiana totally devoted to chamber professionals wanting to fine-tune basic skills. 

Registration Cost?
Once the official class roster is announced, your chamber will be invoiced $199 to cover the complete series.  This includes lunch at each session and access to a resource share file developed by classmates throughout the series.

Class Size: Class size is limited to 20 professionals. We are now accepting applications for the 2018 Academy class.  For consideration, please complete the Academy Application and return prior to December 15. Information should be e-mailed to info@iceaonline.com.

2018 Dates:  The dates for the 2018 Academy Class are February 16; March 16; April 20; and May 18.  All classes will meet at Launch Fishers in Fishers, Indiana.  Participants are allowed to miss one class and still be recognized as Academy grads at the Annual Conference in June.

Formal Recognition:  June 26th - 27th at the 2018 Annual Conference.

What Graduates Are Saying:

"Having access to a resource library developed by my peers in the Academy class is worth so much to help make my job easier in moving forward."

"The Academy helped me so much as a new executive to learn the essentials of professionally leading our Chamber."

"I've been in the business for nearly five years and would rank my Academy experience as off the charts for Chamber leadership."

"Great senior veterans willing to share their knowledge as Academy instructors have given me a strong network of peers to reach out to with questions as problems arise."

"I have led a chamber for more than 15 years and learned so many valuable tools through participating in the ICEA Academy."

"The connections that I made with classmates will help me significantly as I strive to grow my career in the Chamber profession."

"Our Chamber can't budget for the national Institute program but the information that our Chamber gained from sending a staff member to the Academy was such a great return on investment."

"As a new kid to the Chamber world, I can't imagine starting in this profession without the knowledge that I gained from peers through the Hoosier Chamber Academy experience."

"Our Chamber requires the incoming Board chair to attend the Hoosier Chamber Academy as part of his/her orientation to leadership."

"So much value gained in just four days of participation . . . Academy is a great investment for your Chamber staff."

"As the membership director, it is so very valuable for all staff members to understand the many different aspects necessary for the chamber to efficiently operate."



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