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OHO U In-Person Bootcamps

Free, one-day conferences for marketing and web professional working in higher education. Each day will be a mix of talks and hands-on workshops that you can apply once back on campus.

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Free Professional Development for Higher Education Marketers

In the last three years, we’ve engaged with more than 2,500 higher education marketing professionals from over 1,000 schools at our OHO U online conferences, senior summits, and webinars.

Beginning this spring, we're excited to share that we'll be hosting four free, in-person OHO U Bootcamps in locations around the country to offer our higher education colleagues a chance to spend a day hearing from and learning from OHO’s strategists and to connect with peers at other colleges and universities.

These events will focus on how marketing teams can utilize an iterative approach to website design to make incremental improvements to their existing content, rather than completely overhauling their site from the ground up.

Praise from Raleigh Bootcamp Attendees

Reconnect with "Your People"

"I’m glad I check my emails regularly as I would have missed a tremendously important opportunity to connect with “my people” in higher education marketing at the boot camp."

Real-World Applications

"The bootcamp presented big ideas in small, easy steps that I can start to implement as soon as tomorrow."

Knowledge Enhancing

"This Bootcamp was highly informative and a wonderful experience to enhance your knowledge of digital marketing within the higher education niche. You don't want to miss the opportunity to learn from them!"

Invigorating

"This was my first marketing Bootcamp. I expected to gain more knowledge of current topics in my field, but I also left with an invigorated passion for marketing."
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Professional Development. Always Free for All Attendees.

We believe it is important that all our client partners and colleagues in higher education can improve and advance their skills and expertise. As is the case with all of our OHO U content, our in-person bootcamps are entirely free for all attendees. We’ll bring the snacks, drinks, and presenters – you just need to bring a laptop and a desire to learn from and connect with colleagues.

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Learn From Experienced Strategists

OHO’s strategists bring decades of experience working within and alongside higher education marketing teams. Members of the OHO team will be presenting on a variety of digital marketing, content strategy, and UX topics, and they will also be available to answer questions and guide attendees throughout the Bootcamp.

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In-Depth Workshops

During the Bootcamps, attendees will have the opportunity to break out into small groups to apply learnings from the presentations to their own sites and marketing campaigns to troubleshoot issues they’ve been struggling with or brainstorm new ideas.

The Northwestern University Campus

Chicago, Illinois — Wednesday, May 24

We're excited to connect with higher ed marketing professionals at the more than two dozen colleges and universities in the first stop of our in-person Bootcamp tour.

The San Francisco skyline

San Francisco, California — Tuesday, June 13

With more than 20 schools within a 50 square miles, San Francisco offers an excellent opportunity to network with higher ed marketing professionals from in and around the Bay Area.

The New York City skyline

New York City — Thursday, July 20

Combine the 120+ higher education institutions within the city limits with the hundreds of schools just a short drive away in NJ, CT, PA, RI, and MA, and the final stop on our 2023 In-Person Bootcamp tour is sure to be the largest.

Raleigh, NC

Raleigh, North Carolina – Convened on April 27

It was great to meet everyone who attended our Raleigh Bootcamp. We were thrilled to spend the day hearing your stories, and it was so rewarding to hear that 100% of those who attended felt they would apply insights from the Bootcamp at their institution!

Bootcamp Structure

Coffee & Networking

Attendees are welcome to arrive a little early to enjoy some coffee and snacks while they connect with their colleagues from other colleges and universities in the area.

Keynote

OHO's founder and managing director, Jason Smith, will welcome attendees and walk everyone through the benefits of an iterative approach to website design.

1st Presentation + Workshop

A member of the OHO team will offer a deep-dive into one aspect of iterative website design. Following the presentation, attendees will breakout into groups to apply what they've learned to their own marketing initiatives.

2nd Presentation + Workshop

Another member of the OHO team will offer their insights on another core aspect of iterative website design. Following the presentation, attendees will breakout into groups to apply what they've learned to their own marketing initiatives.
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Stick Around For Cocktail Hour

Not ready to head straight home after Bootcamp? Stick around for complimentary cocktails and an opportunity to network with higher ed marketing professionals from other colleges and universities in your region.