Attend professional events across North America
Each year, Pi Kappa Alpha hosts a variety of leadership and educational conferences in multiple cities across the U.S. From coast to coast, there are opportunities for you to receive top-notch education and training throughout the year.
When you attend a PIKE U event:
- You build a resume that may land you your dream job.
- You become a team member whom your co-workers appreciate.
- You become a professional whom employers respect.
- You learn to effectively manage personal and professional relationships.
- You receive leadership training and learn how to apply leadership skills in any life situation.
- You interact with esteemed individuals who have influenced the worlds of business, entertainment, sports, and more.
- You understand the importance of self-sacrifice, empathy, and hard work.
Find the events that are right for you
Leadership Summits are where Pikes transform from members into leaders. Open to all PIKE members, this regional conference series combines learning and collaboration to develop skills that are applicable at every stage of your undergraduate career. You will leave equipped with the personal and professional development skills to achieve excellence for your chapter and in your life. We encourage at least 10 members from each chapter to attend the summit nearest you.
Upcoming Leadership Summits:
Chicago, Illinois: February 2-3, 2024
Atlanta, Georgia: February 9-10, 2024
G. Brint Ryan Dallas, Texas Summit: February 23-24, 2024
Irvine, California: February 23-24, 2024
Fall 2023 Leadership Summits:
Kansas City, Missouri: November 3-4, 2023
Denver, Colorado: November 4, 2023
Baltimore, Maryland: November 10-11, 2023
Spokane, Washington: November 11, 2023
Marvin & Nancy Dennis Chapter Executives Conference
January 4-6, 2024 – Memphis, Tennessee
The Chapter Executives Conference (CEC) is PIKE U’s premier leadership training conference exclusively for chapter presidents, treasurers and recruitment chairmen. In addition to the technical skills necessary for your officer role, the curriculum will teach you the soft skills of leading with character, conflict resolution and motivating others. You will leave with the insight and resources to help your chapter achieve, as well as knowledge to apply those capabilities to life beyond college.
August 8-11, 2024 – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Convention is an amazing experience for any and every Pike. Gain the knowledge to lead, inspire others, effectively navigate peer-to-peer interactions, and help steer the course for the future of the Fraternity. Convention is designed to recognize outstanding chapters, undergraduates, and alumni, ending with a prestigious, celebratory banquet. We recommend at least three chapter members attend, with one empowered to vote on constitutional issues of the Fraternity.
Thomas C. Tillar Leadership Academy
Memphis, Tennessee: Summer 2025
Spend three days networking with emerging leaders and proven professionals, focusing on leadership development and setting the course for your future. You’ll refine personal skills, deepen your understanding of real-world dilemmas, improve your ability to help others, and share ideas with Pikes from around the country. We recommend at least three members attend from each chapter.