Fraternity Events

Convention

International Convention is held in each odd calendar year to celebrate AOII’s bieunnium. At this event, business of the Fraternity is conducted and Council Members elect AOII’s Executive Board and Foundation Board. All AOII members are invited to attend this exciting event where they have the opportunity to network, engage in AOII rituals, celebrate chapter accomplishments and experience AOII traditions and sisterhood!

AOII’s 2019 International Convention took place in “The City Beautiful”, Orlando, Florida from June 26-30 and was a huge success!

  • View our recap video here!
  • Thanks to GreekYearbook for being our official convention photography company. All photos from convention can be found online. GreekYearbook provides the best in sorority and fraternity composite, bid day, and convention photography for thousands of sorority and fraternity members across the United States and Canada.

The 2021 AOII International Convention will take place in Palm Desert, California at the JW Marriott Desert Springs.

Leadership Institute

Leadership Institute is held in each even calendar year in Brentwood, Tennessee. The educational leadership event offers training, workshops, educational programming and opportunities to connect with members from all over North America. At this event, attendees have an opportunity to exchange best practices and discuss strategies that will help elevate their chapter experience.

LI 2020 Update: COVID-19 has impacted our world, our Fraternity and our members in unprecedented ways. We have been evaluating all aspects of our operations including our summer Leadership Institute event planned for June 19-20 in Franklin, Tennessee. Keeping the health, safety and well-being of our members, volunteers, delegates, staff and guests as our top priority, the AOII Executive Board has voted unanimously to cancel our 2020 on-site Leadership Institute experience this year.

In place of the on-site event, we are excited to announce a Virtual Leadership Institute will be held enabling even more members to participate in the sisterhood, education and celebrations that are highlights of every LI.

Leadership Academy

Leadership Academy is an annual leadership conference held in Brentwood, Tennessee that provides education for two collegiate officers and one Alumnae Advisory Committee member. Leadership Academy is designed to help every collegiate chapter develop leadership skills and receive resources to help advance their chapter’s development.

AOII’s 2020 Leadership Academy was a huge success bringing New Member Educators, Vice Presidents of Chapter Development, and either the New Member Educator Adviser or the Chapter Development Adviser to Brentwood, Tennessee for a weekend full of inspirational sisterhood activities and retention conversations.

Strike Out Arthritis! with Major League Baseball

SOAThanks to strong relationships between the Fraternity and Major League Baseball Teams, fundraising events are held every year at ballparks throughout North America. The opportunity for a sisterhood event coupled with a fundraiser from ticket sales benefits both the Arthritis Foundation and AOII.