Join Us in St. Louis October 10–13

Registration for CWR Conference 2023 is now open! We look forward to seeing you October 10–13 in St. Louis:

The theme of this fall’s gathering by the banks of the Mississippi River is “Flowing into Our Future.” Author, speaker, and podcaster Maryanne Dersch will deliver the conference keynote address, “Courageous Communication.” The host hotel for this year’s conference is the Marriott St. Louis Grand, a National Historic Landmark in the heart of downtown St. Louis:

CWR Conference 2023
October 10-–13

Marriott St. Louis Grand
800 Washington Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63101

More information on this year’s conference can be found HERE. In addition, CWR Conference 2023 Committee Co-Chairs Laurie Lindauer and Redmond Reilly have shared a video message as we look ahead to conference:

The conference opens on Tuesday evening, October 10, with the Conference Kickstart followed by a welcome reception. Conference programming begins the following morning. The full conference schedule, including workshop options on three tracks (Communicators, Collaborators, and Fundraisers), can be found HERE.

Room reservations at the Marriott St. Louis Grand can be made online at the conference group rate of $189 per night using the Marriott’s dedicated CWR reservations page. The deadline for booking with the group rate is September 17.

If you have any questions about registration or conference in general, please feel free to contact CWR staff at

Photo: Gateway Arch