Special Events

Special Events

Get Fit

NBOA Get Fit

Run/Walk and Yoga

Join your fellow attendees on Tuesday morning, February 25th for an invigorating run or walk around the Orlando World Center Marriott. Enjoy the beautiful weather, stay in shape and get re-energized before starting the day's programming. Or, get on your mat and have a 45-minute yoga practice outside on the Coquina Lawn at the Gaylord Palms Resort. Please check the mobile app for details on transportation to/from the co-conference hotels.

Charity

Pack a Snack!

Hands On Orlando

This year, NBOA has joined forces with Hands On Orlando, a non-profit charity that plans, manages and leads volunteer projects to help at-risk groups. On Tuesday, February 25th, please meet outside the Osceola Ballroom from 7:00 - 8:30 am, to assemble a snack pack for local, Central Florida children and their families living with food insecurity. Within 48 hours, the snack packs will be donated to local non-profits & schools with the help of Hands On Orlando.

Business Officer Breakfast

NBOA Breakfast

Open to All Attendees

Join your colleagues for the closing breakfast on Wednesday, February 26th that features a keynote address from guest speaker, Lisa Damour, PhD as well as an NBOA update from president and CEO, Jeff Shields, and board chair, Chuck McCullagh.

Cohort Receptions

Cohort Receptions

Kick off your annual meeting experience with a unique opportunity to connect with fellow attendees who have similar job duties, school missions or communities. Enjoy a drink with your colleagues and get to know each other prior to attending the opening reception. The cohort receptions take place before the opening reception on Sunday, February 23. This year, visit cohort receptions for Canadian Schools, International Schools, Boarding Schools, New Business Officers (< 3 years), Seasoned Business Officers (> 10 years), Controllers and Human Resources.

Please note: the cohort receptions are open to attendees from schools only. During registration, please indicate which reception you might attend. You may attend more than one cohort reception.

Opening Reception

Opening Reception

Enjoy drinks and local food on the Gaylord Palms Coquina Lawn for the 2020 NBOA Annual Meeting Opening Reception! Mingle with colleagues and experience all that the venue has to offer during this signature event. See a great music performance by the Pan Paradise Band. Be sure to get your souvenir photo taken with the Net Assets Magazine cover backdrop and stop by and pick up a postcard from our watercolor postcard artist creating take home masterpieces!

Guest tickets will be available for sale onsite at this reception for $95 per guest – paid only by credit card. Guests must be 21 years of age to attend.

Leadership Awards Luncheon

Leadership Awards Luncheon

Celebrate the work of colleagues with the presentation of NBOA’s highest industry honors, the Ken White Distinguished Business Officer Award and the Sarah Daignault Outstanding Support of Independent Schools Award.

Then, join magician and international entrepreneur, Vinh Giang, in an inspiring and highly entertaining program where you will uncover new ways to make your school more creative, innovative and financially sustainable, and above all, help you and your colleagues learn the key principles of success that you can apply to the K-12 independent school industry and beyond.

Exhibit Hall Reception

Exhibit Hall Reception

Take advantage of the chance to talk with NBOA exhibitors and enjoy light refreshments and drinks.