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

2024 International Convention

2024 International Convention

August 8-11, 2024 – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Oklahoma City Omni Hotel

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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.

Leadership Summit

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.

2024-2025 Leadership Summits:

Kansas City, Missouri: November 1-3, 2024

Denver, Colorado: Fall 2024

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Fall 2024

Spokane, Washington: Fall 2024

Chicago, Illinois: February 7-9, 2025

Atlanta, Georgia: Spring 2025

G. Brint Ryan Dallas, Texas Summit: Spring 2025

Irvine, California: Spring 2025

Marvin & Nancy Dennis Chapter Executives Conference

January 9-11, 2025 – 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.

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.

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