HBCU Alumni Engagement Summit


The HBCU Alumni Engagement Summit invites speaker and session proposals inclusive of diverse perspectives and innovate approaches to alumni engagement and giving, as well as international outreach. 



As a prelude to the inaugural For Alumni, By Alumni (FABA) Festival in Barbados, the invitation-only HBCU Alumni Engagement Summit, will take place June 14- 15 at the O2 Beach Club & Spa In Barbados.

This one-day summit will bring together HBCU vice presidents and directors of institutional advancement, development, alumni relations, external affairs and international outreach and programming, as well as national, regional, and local alumni association leaders to explore innovative approaches to increasing alumni engagement and giving at our beloved institutions, as well as opportunities to increase international alumni engagement and international student outreach.

The summit will offer a full day of sessions, panel discussions, and roundtables designed to exchange best practices, discuss emerging trends and share  strategies that can be immediately implemented at participant institutions.

Registration is FREE. Deadline: May 19, 2023

The festival will also host the first HBCU College Fair in Barbados on June 17,  8 - 10 am, for high school students in Barbados and neighboring Caribbean islands. We invite all HBCU recruitment and/or alumni representatives to participate.  Register your institution HERE.


JUNE 14, 2023


O2 Beach Club & Spa

7 - 9 PM

JUNE 15, 2023


O2 Beach Club & Spa

8 AM - 3 PM


O2 Beach Club

Luxury all-inclusive resort

Our host venue is the new O2 Beach Club & Spa, located on the stunning south coast of Barbados, just 15 minutes from the Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI). The all-inclusive O2 offers five-star luxury accommodations and amenities and a variety of exciting activities.

Attendees can take advantage of special, discounted summit rates for two nights, June 14-16. Stays beyond these dates will increase to the (also discounted) FABA festival rates.

Rooms are limited, and we strongly encourage participants to reserve quickly, as rooms will sell out.

To book, click the links below for single or double occupancy.

Book Summit Discounted Accommodations



Other discounted accommodation options are available here.


Registration for the Alumni Engagement Summit is free and open only to invited participants. The deadline to register is May 19, 2023.


  • Welcome Social
  • Summit Registration Materials
  • Summit Sessions

Airfare and accommodations are not included, and must be booked separately.


Registrants are welcome to attend the FABA Festival following the Summit, but must purchase a pass to attend festival events. Summit registrants can take advantage of a special 10% off discount any 4-Day pass by using the code ALUMSUMMIT at check-out.

Passes options are included below. 

Note: Festival pass purchase is not required for Summit registration. 

How To Register

  • Please review the registration options below, select your desired events.
  • Select guest quantity and click "Select" to add to your cart.
  • After making all selections, click "Add Ons." On the next screen, you'll have the opportunity to add the 'Battle of the Boats' and Golf, or proceed to Check Out.
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