Digital-first and student-centered

They’re not just buzz words anymore. Together, we’ll dive deeper into the mind of the modern student: what motivates them, how they interact and what they expect in today’s digital age, and how we can best put them in the driver’s seat.

What you’re doing x 1000

Connecting and engaging with students shouldn’t be so hard. We want to help you discover the most impactful and effective tools to deliver personalized marketing to every single student no matter where they are in their educational journey.

More great reasons to join us

Hear from industry experts
Participate in hands-on workshops
Book time for lab sessions + trainings

Making the case for Engage Summit

We know budgets are tight at institutions around the country. That’s why we’re intentional about making our conference takeaways tangible and impactful.

If you need approval for a travel budget or a sign-off on taking time away from the office, here are tips to help you convince your boss.

Pros of attending  Engage Summit

  • Let success stories inspire you to think outside the box
  • Discover solutions and ideas to tackle your biggest problems
  • Bring a new level of knowledge back to your institution
  • Create lasting relationships with peers + industry leaders
  • Learn to use data to level up everything you’re doing
  • Explore how you can make manual tasks a thing of the past
  • Dig into how to better approach campaigns and projects

Download our attendance request template below and convince your boss.

Guide to Convincing Your Boss
Southeast Missouri State University

"Last year’s Engage Summit was so amazing, we are bringing a SEMO Admissions and Marketing team of 9 this year! Whether you are an Element451 partner or not, the Engage Summit will leave you with industry best practices to implement when you return to campus."

Jeffery Berry
Creative Director

“Thanks again for the terrific digital marketing training last month. Hardly a day has gone by where I haven't called upon the knowledge shared.“

Mark Crawford
Security Officer

“I really want to share our project sponsor’s feedback to you immediately, as I'm so proud of you and it's a pity that I did not join the May session! “

Donald Simpson

“I'd never seen the evidence for business change presented so clearly. Now I understand what's happening and what we've got to do.“

Register for the 2023 Engage Summit

In-person registration: Sold Out
Virtual rate: Free

Sessions will be recorded, and all registrants will receive access to the full on-demand program.


Raleigh, North Carolina


Tues June 27: 8 am - 5 pm EDT
Wed June 28: 8 am - 4 pm EDT
Thurs June 29: 8 am - 3 pm EDT
Lab Day and Workshops for Customers