Exhibit at the 2022 National Conference

The ACA National Conference is the largest national camp conference hosted in the US.  This educational event is expected to draw more than 900+ camp properties representing more than 1000+ professionals and focuses on professional development, networking, and commerce. No other national conference affords you a better opportunity to access youth thought leaders across the U.S. and worldwide.

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Location:  Portland Convention Center, Exhibit Halls A-A1
Show Dates:  February 8-11, 2022
Exhibit Dates:  February 9-10, 2022

Partnerships

Changing the lives of children, youth, and families requires cooperative effort. The American Camp Association® (ACA) is a national organization serving the more than 15,000 year-round and summer camps in the US who annually serve 26 million campers. 

Every Dollar Makes a Difference: Maximizing Your PPP and ERTC Resources

Recorded March 3, 2021

Do you know about the Employer Retention Credit (ERTC)? In this webinar, we’ll share an exciting new source of government support that was included in the same bill that continued the PPP program. 

The ERTC was created in last March’s CARES Act, but until this new bill passed, PPP borrowers couldn’t use that program. That restriction has been eliminated and the result may mean tens of thousands of dollars in additional government support for your camp. 

We'll review: 

Financial Contingency Planning: Protect Your Cash and Explore Financial Options

Opus Consulting Group presents its approach to financial contingency planning as COVID-19 is impacting camp businesses, creating uncertainties for the coming summer. This approach aims at understanding your cashflow drivers and addressing coordination and communication with all stakeholders, accounting for the high uncertainty. This webinar presents an emergency checklist and expands on cash flow management, stress testing, supporting discussions with key stakeholders (lenders, landlords, clients, investors) and navigating the current challenges and opportunities .

COVID-19: Your Camp’s Legal Questions Answered

As our industry faces the unprecedented challenge of managing camp during the coronavirus pandemic, camp professionals are running into daily legal questions ranging from employment law issues to contractual matters. This session will provide a forum to present those questions to attorneys who represent camps and other youth organizations.

In addition to questions submitted by participants, the presenters will explore the following topics:

Camp Finances in the Age of COVID-19

This will be a two-part webinar - we encourage all participants to stay for the full duration.

Part 1: Andrew Zwerman, CPA will go over: Financial Relief Programs, 3 types of SBA loans, the New Cares Act and delayed tax filings. His colleague, Kelly Schmidt, will then go over budgeting for summer 2020 and cash flow projections. All of the subject matter covered should help you and your camp understand the new financial landscape in this uncertain time.

Business and Financial Strategies in the Age of COVID-19: For Nonprofit Camps

COVID-19 has had an intense impact on the financial health of the vast majority of camps. Financing camp operations successfully through the foreseeable future requires dexterity, tenacity, and strong relationships with funders, financial institutions, suppliers, and families.  Our panel of experts will address financial strategies, employment issues, and business considerations specific to for profit camps in these uncertain times.  

Moderator: Tony Stein, Owner and Director, Camp Echo Lake, Warrensburg, NY

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Business and Financial Strategies in the Age of COVID-19– For Profit Camps

COVID-19 has had an intense impact on the financial health of the vast majority of camps. Financing camp operations successfully through the foreseeable future requires dexterity, tenacity, and strong relationships with financial institutions, suppliers, and families.  Our panel of experts will address financial strategies, employment issues, and business considerations specific to for profit camps in these uncertain times.  

Moderator: Tony Stein, Owner and Director, Camp Echo Lake, Warrensburg, NY

Panelists:

Business Basics for New Camp Directors

Camp professionals usually come into their roles because they have talent and passion for working with youth and staff. However, the most successful leaders in our industry combine this passion with keen business sense.  But where to even begin? This webinar will provide foundational knowledge for camp leaders so that they can understand how to leverage business tools to impact kids’ lives.

LEARNER OUTCOMES:
By the end of the webinar participant will learn:

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