Annual Conference 2024

Join us in Tampa!

Join us at the CEIA Annual Conference in beautiful Tampa, FL, at the Marriott Water Street, April 7-9, 2024!  We have a schedule packed with educational programs, featured speakers, and activities.  This is your opportunity to discover new trends and best practices within work-integrated learning, connect with colleagues, and meet new people. 

Beautiful Tampa, FL, serves as the backdrop to our conference.  At the heart of Florida’s Gulf Coast, discover active adventures, authentic culture, and wonderful cuisine, all at a relaxing pace.  If you have not experienced it before, you have an opportunity to feel “The Tampa Bay Effect”.

Check out the page links on the right to learn more about the conference.

Post Conference Tour: Registration is Closed

The Disney College Program is hosting a post-conference workshop at Walt Disney World on April 10-11, 2024.  This experience is limited to conference participants. 

This program is closed.  Any registrations for the post-conference tour after February 28 will be waitlisted.

Employers Internship Workshop for Companies Wanting to Start or Improve Their Internship/Co-op Program

Employers, in collaboration with the folks from Intern Bridge, join the Total Internship Management Workshop on Tuesday, April 9.  This full-day experience is crafted for organizations looking to create or strengthen their internship program to remain competitive in today’s market.

While this program is during the conference, there is a separate registration.

Conference Sponsors & Exhibitors

Our conference appreciates the continuing support from our sponsors and exhibitors.

Conference Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Bronze Sponsors

In-Kind Sponsors

Other Sponsors

Dan Cayse, CPA

Conference Exhibitors

While at the conference visit with our exhibitors and vendors.  Exhibitor tables will be located outside our large meeting space area in the hotel.

Conference Committee Chairs

  • Tracey Dowling, CEIA Conference Chair
  • Richard Robles, Conference Programs
  • Celeste Lindell, Local Arrangements
  • Scott Maynard, Sponsorships & Outreach
  • Penny Grob, Registration
  • Tyrone Johnson, Technology
  • Peggy Harrier, Executive Director