PD Counselor Program: First-Time Attendee Resources

We look forward to having you join us at Prospect Development 2024 in Seattle, Washington, August 20 – August 23! As a participant of the PD Counselor Program, use the information and resources provided below to ensure a seamless program and conference experience. Have questions? Reach out to Apra HQ at info@aprahome.org.


PD Counselor Program — First-Time Attendee Checklist

Use this guide to plan your time at Prospect Development and optimize your schedule to the fullest.


What to Expect at Your First PD Conference

As a first-time attendee, there is so much to experience at Prospect Development 2024. With Apra's premier annual conference just around the corner, we wanted to share a few tips for mastering your first PD event and ensure you can take full advantage of all the conference has to offer.

Before the Event

Leading up to PD, be on the lookout for emails with the following information:

  • A special online forum for First Time Attendees to ask questions and meet other first-timers.
  • Apra mobile app
  • What to pack

During the Event

Get ready to learn and network with fellow prospect development peers!

  • Education: This year's conference will feature 52 education sessions. Be sure to visit our website to learn more about each session, including its learning level and Body of Knowledge track.
  • Networking: Visit the exhibit hall to meet with industry vendors on their latest products and services. We will be hosting collaborative sharing sessions where you'll be able to have forward-thinking discussions with a facilitator and industry peers.

After the Event

Regardless of your experience level, your participation in Prospect Development 2024 will enhance your skills, grow your network and inspire you to take on greater challenges. Be sure to keep an eye out for the post-conference survey email so that you can share your thoughts with Apra on how your first PD experience went!

Hotel Know Before You Go

If you haven't booked your hotel yet, be sure to visit the Hotel & Travel Webpage to do so.