2023 GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF YMCAs
A Pinnacle Leadership Experience
The 2023 General Assembly of YMCAs is our organization’s national gathering of nearly 3,000 senior leaders, local volunteers, and program staff. It is our opportunity to connect and unite as a Movement, renew our passion for the Y, and be inspired to advance the work of YMCAs in the United States.
We’ll see you in Atlanta, Georgia – July 20 – 23, 2023!
REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
Experience four engaging general sessions with dynamic speakers
NBA Legend, Award-Winning Columnist and Social Justice Champion
Award-Winning Journalist, Author and Host of “This Is Life” on CNN
Actor, Writer, Producer, and former Associate Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement
YMCA of the USA President and CEO
Benefits you and your Y get by attending the General Assembly
Unparalleled networking opportunities, connecting you and your team to the knowledge and experience of almost 3,000 Y leaders.
Educational sessions to support you and your Y in community strengthening as well as revenue-building and philanthropic efforts.
Compelling and dynamic keynote sessions with national thought leaders.
Access to vendors for you and your team to explore the latest and greatest products and services that support your work.
An opportunity to deepen understanding of priorities in the national strategic plan.
Special events to inspire and entertain.
Shape the Future
The General Assembly is your chance to support the Y’s collective power to boldly shape a healthy future for all.
Registration is now open!
2023 GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF YMCAs
GA attendance is a smart investment
We know your time is at a premium. That’s why we have always structured General Assembly to be a wise investment of your time and resources.
- More than 90% of CEO attendees considered General Assembly valuable (2022 CEO survey)
- More than 90% of attendees said they would recommend General Assembly to a colleague (2019 General Assembly post-event survey)
- Almost 80% felt the educational content was relevant to professional growth (2019 General Assembly post-event survey)
- More than 75% agreed the Exhibit Hall provided access to companies they could not obtain elsewhere (2019 General Assembly post-event survey)
Who Should Attend?
Understand how your YMCA’s efforts connect to the larger Movement.
CEOs and Senior Executives
Inspire a stronger commitment to the Y among your staff and volunteers.
Attend with your Y’s senior leaders and affirm your commitment to a Y career.
“I think GA is a great investment for us to really spend time, energy and resources to meet other YMCAs from across our Movement, especially with everything that we’ve gone through in the last two or three years.”
– President and CEO, YMCA of South Hampton Roads
BRINGING THE PARTY TO ATLANTA
Don’t Miss the YMCA BASH!
The BASH is the General Assembly’s signature entertainment event! Live music, dancing, and vibrant celebration to wrap up the last night of the conference. This energy-filled event will unify the Movement like never before!