October 22-25

JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort

Clear Sky

Marco Island, FL

Low Temp. 81°

High Temp. 87°

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Rich Happel

MSCA Chair

Join us for the 37th Annual MSCA Education Conference where we will change the view of our industry and our businesses while collectively navigating a future that is exciting, uncertain, and full of promise.

Connect with your fellow MSCA members as we share our knowledge, our expertise, our ideas, and propel yourself and your business to greater heights. See your friends and make some new ones while you learn from the best in the industry. I promise it's going to be one of the best weeks all year!

See you in Paradise.

MSCA23_Website_Headshot Graphics_Rich Happel

Rich Happel

MSCA Chair




Bestselling Author & Keynote Speaker

Erik Qualman

Bestselling Author & Keynote Speaker

Erik Qualman has spoken in over 55 countries and has reached over 50 million people. He is the #1 bestselling author of five books on digital leadership and was voted the 2nd Most Likeable Author in the World. His Socialnomics work has been on 60 Minutes to the Wall Street Journal and used by NBCUniversal to NASA. Over 500 universities use his materials. Qualman’s animation studio wrote and produced the world’s most-watched social media video, “Social Media Revolution.” Qualman formed Equalman Studios which has produced film and animation projects for the likes of Disney, Cartier, CompuCom, Chase, Hearts on Fire, IBM, and many other global brands.


Aimee Copeland Foundation Executive Director

Aimee Copeland

Aimee Copeland Foundation Executive Director

Aimee Copeland is a psychotherapist, activist, certified yoga instructor, and executive director of the Aimee Copeland Foundation. She is also the founder of Grant Park Counseling Group in Atlanta, GA, as well as the founder of Asheville Center for Inner Healing in Asheville, NC. Aimee holds dual master’s degrees in psychology and social work, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Georgia and North Carolina, and attended UGA for undergraduate studies in psychology. She is here to share her story of resilience and inspiration, despite all the odds.

Lt. Col WaldoWaldman

Decorated Fighter Pilot & Bestselling Author

Lt. Col Waldo Waldman

Decorated Fighter Pilot & Bestselling Author

Known as “The Wingman,” Lt. Col (ret.) Waldo Waldman is the author of National Bestseller Never Fly Solo. He helps organizations build collaborative cultures of trust, courage, and commitment in order to adapt to change, break performance barriers, and overcome adversity. Waldo is an expert on change management and resilience—having overcome a fear of heights and claustrophobia to achieve his dream of becoming a fighter pilot. His compelling stories and tactics on overcoming adversity, performing under pressure, and servant-based leadership are extremely relevant to organizations who are going through disruptive change and seeking to build a “One Team, One Mission” culture of excellence and trust.

Join us in

Marco Island

Immerse yourself in sophisticated luxury at JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort. Situated along three miles of pristine private beaches on the Gulf of Mexico, this Florida beach resort balances relaxation with elevated fun and entertainment on Marco Island. With 12 restaurants on property, two championship golf courses, fitness classes and an exquisite hotel spa, this hotel will recharge and rejuvenate you.
Transportation options on the island are limited, so it is recommended that you reserve your rental car early or book transportation with our preferred partner, Naples Transportation.

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Turtle Team Tournament
What better way to explore and meet new friends than joining in on the Turtle Team Tournament sponsored by MILWAUKEE TOOL!
You may be wondering why there's a Turtle in the title, but we don't want to give too much away. Let's just say that you'll know a lot more about this protected species by the end of this week, in addition to having a great time! Events will be held throughout the conference but, not to worry, they will not interfere with your ability to attend any conference programs.
Participation is open to all primary conference registrants, and if you choose to participate, you will randomly be assigned to a team. This is a great way to explore the area, collaborate with industry peers, and  have fun! When you register, check the "Turtle Team Tournament" box to join!