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The conference for community college business officers.

33rd Annual International Conference

September 19 – 22, 2015



We are the business professionals of higher education. Engage with us in educational sessions that are specifically tailored to your needs. Meet and build relationships with your colleagues around the country. Discover innovative solutions for your campus through networking, education, and the exhibit hall. Join us at The New Tropicana Las Vegas September 19 – 22. Registration opens February 2015.



Share your expertise.

Learn and share how business officers can lead the way to student success. Educate your peers and discuss innovations for implementing a successful path for each and every one of your students. CCBO offers specialized educational opportunities specifically for business officers at community, technical, and junior colleges around the country. The Call for Programs is now closed, but we are still accepting proposals for the wait list. Learn more



The CCBO Leadership Academy offers specialized professional development education for business officers aspiring to become chief business officers. It’s the only educational program designed specifically for business officers at community and technical colleges. The Academy starts September 19, 2015 and includes a full registration for two consecutive annual conferences. Learn more.



Receive special recognition in Las Vegas for best practices and professional excellence. Nominate your institution or colleague today in one of CCBO’s three award categories. Learn more.


Serve a student. Bring a colleague.

This year’s conference is all about how the business office can change the game on student success. But, you don’t do it alone. Bring a colleague from your school, state organization, or other association, to learn more about what other schools are doing to impact success, and how you can implement these strategies on your own campus. The individual who refers the most colleagues will earn a free registration to the 2016 Annual International Conference in Orlando! Questions? Contact the National Office at (434) 293-2825 or


Explore Vegas.


Walk by the Bellagio Fountains (free)


A refreshing addition to your entertainment options, the Fountains of Bellagio were destined to romance your senses. Take in a complimentary Las Vegas show of water, music and light thoughtfully interwoven to mesmerize its admirers. All for your amusement, the most ambitious, choreographically complex water feature ever conceived amazes against the beautiful backdrop of Las Vegas’ lavender sky. Each dynamic performance from the Fountains collection is unique in its expression and interpretation. Fall in love with the stunning nature of this unprecedented aquatic accomplishment while relishing a clever concert of opera, classical and Broadway tunes. Learn more.





Visit the LINQ – tons of restaurants, bars and Brooklyn Bowl


Bowling, live music, nightlife and gourmet dining fuse together at LINQ’s hottest nighttime destination, Brooklyn Bowl– an offshoot of the popular New York location and dubbed “one of the most incredible places on earth” by Rolling Stone magazine. The LINQ’s 80,000-square-foot Brooklyn Bowl features 32 bowling lanes and a gigantic music venue, plus the famed Blue Ribbon restaurant featuring popular American comfort food. Items include everything from wings, pizza, catfish and barbecue to vegetarian fare. Learn more.



Stratosphere – super views and rooftop roller coasters


The Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower offers a complete Las Vegas hotel shopping mall experience just steps away from the casino. Located on the second level at the top of the escalator near the property’s main entrance, the Tower shops offers over 30 shops, clothing shops, novelty stores and Las Vegas mementos, as well as an array of fast food and snack shops. Learn more.



Ride the High Roller – located in the LINQ


Shining bright on the Las Vegas Strip, the 550-foot-tall High Roller is a true standout at The LINQ’s outdoor shopping, dining and entertainment promenade. It’s hard to picture what a cabin looks like, since it can hold up to 40 people in one. There are benches on either side of the cabin, with plenty of floor space in between. Stand against the window and admire the view, you will once again realize what an amazing city Vegas is. Learn more.


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Visit Hoover Dam – off strip


Named one of the Top 10 Construction Achievements of the 20th Century, Hoover Dam continues to draw crowds more than 70 years after its creation. Attracting more than a million visitors a year, Hoover Dam is located in Black Canyon, just minutes outside of Las Vegas. Learn more.



Neon Museum – off strip venue with a ton of Las Vegas History


In 2012 the Neon Museum Boneyard opened at 770 Las Vegas Boulevard North.  The nearly two-acre campus includes an outdoor exhibition space, known as the Boneyard, which features more than 150 signs, four of which are restored, a visitors’ center housed inside the former La Concha Motel lobby and the Neon Boneyard North Gallery which houses additional rescued signs and is used for weddings, special events, photo shoots and educational programs. Learn more.



Red Rock Canyon Conservation Area


The Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area [RRCNCA] is located just a few miles west of Las Vegas and encompasses 195,819 acres within the Mojave Desert. Red Rock is an area of worldwide geologic interest and beauty. Activities include hiking, climbing, biking, and so much more. Learn more.







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