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AUM Administrative Professionals Conference


Business Breakfast

The Business Breakfast Series brings together business and academic leaders providing a platform for national, state, and local speakers to present on cutting-edge topics relevant to our community, as well as topics to enhance your business operations. These informative presentations give you and your colleagues a chance to network with leaders around the River Region. AUM has hosted the Business Breakfast for more than 30 years. AUM hosts breakfasts in both Montgomery and in Prattville, and each year holds one joint breakfast, featuring a particularly well-known speaker.

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Administrative Professionals Conference

Each year during Administrative Professionals Week, OutReach at Auburn Montgomery hosts the Administrative Professionals Conference.  This one-day conference provides administrative professionals with the tools and strategies that they can use and implement in their day to day tasks. 

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The Hap Arnold Lecture Program

The Hap Arnold Lecture Program is an annual event jointly sponsored by the Air War College at Maxwell Air Force Base and Auburn Montgomery. The objective of this event is to foster dialogue and deepen understanding between senior military leaders and the River Region community. The theme for this year's panel presentation is Leading and Serving in Changing Times. A panel of future senior military leaders (Air War College students), will share their personal and professional stories with the audience and answer questions in an open forum. 

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Military Appreciation

In support and appreciation of our Service members and their families, OutReach at Auburn Montgomery hosts an annual Military Appreciation event. This event is for all military personnel, active duty and retired, and their family members.

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Social Marketing Events

Public Relations and Marketing Workshop with William Espey, Branding Visionary, Chipotle Mexican Grill

Tuesday, March 20 | 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon

Wynlakes Golf and Country Club

Topic:  Maintaining Brand Integrity Through Crises

Is your team ready? Something negative happens to your product, company, or employee - are you ready to handle it? William Espey, Branding and Marketing Visionary for Chipotle will ask you this very question….. Whether you are in the burrito business or something else - can you survive a public image crisis? In 2015, he was confronted with a food safety crisis and the brand suffered. He was in full crisis mode! Espey will go in depth on how "Every action, whether you know it or not, speaks to your company or organization's core values." He will share one of his missteps with one decision and how he quickly had to recover. Is your organization ready to respond to a situation that could become a crisis? Join William Espey for a more in-depth conversation with as he walks you through steps of your plan now, recovery, and survival. If any part of your job is taking care of customers, public relations, marketing, leading and managing staff for your company or organization - you don't want to miss hearing from one of the most admired branding and marketing guru.


Human Resource Professionals Events

February Workshop with Peggy Brockman

Tuesday, Febuary 27 | 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon

The Marriott Legends at Capitol Hill, Prattville

Topic:  "Oh No They Didn't!"

Get ready to laugh and learn! How many times have you or someone around you made the bold statement "Oh No They Didn't!!"? Wonder why on earth some people behave the way they do…say things they do? And are they really behaving "badly" or are you just looking through your lens of what may be a VERY different personality behavioral style? When you can truly understand people, you can truly create great success in life & business! People are unique. Our keynote speaker, Peggy Brockman, is an expert in behavioral and interaction styles. Not only is she an engaging author, corporate trainer, and inspirational speaker, she also owns a distributorship of The Assessment & Development Group, International. In fact, Peggy will make arrangements for EACH ATTENDEE to take the assessment and receive a personal review of the results (a $200 value). Her company, Brockman Enterprises, Inc., develops programs and a system for companies to improve employee engagement and better manage their employees by understanding each at a glance. The system helps them hire the perfect person the first time saving 10's of thousands of dollars in employee replacement costs. They also provide leadership training and business coaching as a member of The John Maxwell Team. So, if you ever DREAM of better communication with family members, organization or business co-workers, you are going to LOVE this interactive program!


  • Understanding different personality/behavioral styles to improve both internal (employee to employee) and external customer relations.
  • A system for objective hiring and managing of employees.
  • Key clues to recognizing the different styles.
  • Two communication truths and how we listen based on our individual style.
  • How to FINALLY understand yourself, your spouse/partner, kids, team members & customers.

OutReach at Auburn Montgomery is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for 2 PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit


Educational Leaders Conference

OutReach at Auburn Montgomery has hosted an Educational Leaders Conference for Educational Leaders across the State of Alabama. The purpose of these conferences are to provide our K-12 Principals and Assistant Principals with resources, expertise, and tools that can be implemented immediately in their schools for great results. Stay tuned for information for future conferences.


Conferences and Event Management

OutReach hosts annual conferences and events bringing professionals together to discuss new trends and opportunities. Each year hundreds of industry practitioners have the opportunity to learn about the latest research relevant to their fields by attending the conferences offered by AUM OutReach. Some of these include the Human Resource Professionals Conference, Social Networking Conference, and the Administrative Professionals Conference. Each of these conferences began through inquiries we received from clients and others – people in the River Region. We also customize and manage professional conferences for organizations. If you have an idea for a conference or your organization or association will be holding a conference in the future, contact us. Planning a conference can be overwhelming if you don’t know what you are doing. Leave it to us.

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