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RNL National Conference

Jul 7-Jul 8, 2021 Virtual Enrollment, Student SuccessRegister Now

RNL National Conference

Join us in virtual Paris for the
35th Annual RNL National Conference

July 7-8, 2021


The RNL National Conference has gone virtual once again for 2021! Even though the event will be entirely virtual, attendees will still receive a vibrant conference experience full of great strategies, new innovations, and good times all while being virtually immersed in Paris, France.

Who should attend?

  • Presidents, provosts, and chancellors
  • Chief enrollment officers
  • Chief academic affairs and student affairs officers
  • Directors of admission
  • Directors of financial aid
  • Deans with responsibility for student retention
  • Campus marketing professionals
  • Campus retention teams

Registration Fees

$399 per person (1-2 registrants)

$299 per person (3+ registrants)

Bring a team to spark discussion and create momentum for implementing new strategies.

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OPENING KEYNOTE: Dr. Bertice Berry
Speaker, author, sociologist


Dr. Bertice Berry has been stirring academic and corporate audiences to action for over 25 years. An accomplished sociologist, Dr. Berry has expertise in several areas including statistics, race relations, and gender in addition to being an an entrepreneur, comedian, and author of 11 bestselling and critically acclaimed books.

Dr. Berry draws greatly from her own compelling personal journey, going from one of seven siblings in a single-mother household…to winning a scholarship to Jacksonville University…to earning her PhD in sociology from Kent State University by the time she was 26. Afterwards, she launched her teaching career there, quickly gaining a reputation for her transformative lectures.

Dr. Bertice Berry will deliver a moving, inspiring, and entertaining keynote address at the 2021 RNL National Conference.

Take a live interactive bike tour of Paris


Join in the fun with fellow conference participants to explore Paris in real-time from your home (or couch!).

Hear hilarious stories, discover beautiful sites, and interact in real-time with your Parisian guides as they bike around the City of Lights.

July 7: Classic Paris, Part One

  1. Ile Saint Louis – Saint Louis Island
  2. Notre Dame Cathedral
  3. Love Lock Bridge
  4. Louvre Museum
  5. Royal Palace – Palais Royal

July 8: Classic Paris, Part Two

  1. Place de la Concorde – Guillotine Square
  2. Petit and Grand Palais
  3. Alexander 3rd Bridge
  4. Eiffel Tower and Champ de Mars

Take advantage of the 3 “Ps” of RNLNC 2021


RNLNC 2021: Progress


Our presenters will share the innovations, insights, tactics, and technologies that will help you evolve your approach to enrollment and student success in a fluid higher ed environment—staying ahead of the expectations of students and on track to reaching your goals. Plus our innovation sessions will keep you informed of all the latest breakthroughs.


More than ever, students expect true personalization in their interactions with you. Our presenters will share how you can use technological innovations to personalize at scale and make every student feel like their journey to your institution was tailored just for them.

RNLNC 2021: Personalization

RNLNC 2021: Paris


Enrollment management is a blend of art and science, and no other city brings art and science together like Paris. Sessions will take place in Parisian locations, we’ll tour world-famous locations in and around the city, and we’ll send you a bit of French hospitality in our RNLNC Swag Boxes! We look forward to wishing you bienvenue!

Conference topics

The sessions at the virtual RNL National Conference will initially be broadcast online on July 7-8. All sessions will then be available on demand.  Session topics include:

  • Undergraduate enrollment
  • Graduate and online enrollment
  • Campus marketing
  • Financial aid management
  • Student success
  • Strategic enrollment planning

More details about the agenda will be posted soon.

RNLNC 2020 virtual environment
The RNL Event Center will provide a full virtual conference experience with session rooms, a networking lounge, exhibit hall, Innovation Theater, entertainment, and activities.

An award-winning experience

The 2020 RNL National Conference won a Platinum and Gold from the Muse Creative Awards and a Gold from the Marcom Awards for the presentation of our virtual event. This year’s Paris event will provide experiences to go along with the insightful sessions, such as:

  • Virtual Paris-themed events and tours
  • Conference entertainment
  • Group refreshment breaks where you can chat with attendees
  • And the famous RNL Swag Box of gifts and goodies delivered to your door. (See what we sent in 2020).
RNLNC 2020 Awards
RNL won creative awards for our 2020 RNLNC experience, and we’re going to deliver an even better event in 2021.

Become a National Conference Sponsor

The RNL virtual conference will bring top industry experts, proven solutions, and data-driven research to life via a fully interactive web platform, including a virtual expo where you will have unparalleled access and brand exposure to a highly targeted audience of higher education leaders and innovators.

Sponsor visibility and attendee engagement extends well beyond the event—educational sessions and virtual expo available on demand 12 months post-conference.

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Registration Fees

$399 per person (1-2 registrants)

$299 per person (3+ registrants)

Bring a team to spark discussion and create momentum for implementing new strategies.

Register Now