Due to orders from the Governor's Office, Academy 2020 has been postponed until 2021. We appreciate your continued support and look forward to seeing you all in 2021.
The Number One Training Program in the West... Started in 2003, Academy is a three-day (three-year) high quality summer program on chamber management “essentials” geared for today’s chamber executives and professional staff. It has become the leading training program totally devoted to chamber professional in the West.
ACADEMY GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS: Successful completion of three years of Academy curriculum. All three years of classes must be completed within a five year period in order to graduate. After attending first year of Academy, participants must attend (as a full delegate) two of the next three W.A.C.E. Annual Conferences. Earn 10 additional credits by providing documentation of attendance/participation in any of the following: * W.A.C.E. Webinars - 1 credit each. Maximum of 6 credits allowed. * Regional or other state chamber executive conferences (2 credits each). * Other conferences or programs must be approved by the Academy Steering Committee (2 credits maximum).