GLA Events

Global Leadership Adventures staff and alumni host and attend events around the country – and around the world – giving you and your family the opportunity to meet us in person. These are wonderful opportunities to speak with experts on GLA programs and learn more about what you can expect when you travel abroad. Come join us at an open house, meet & greet or fair nearest you! If you can’t make it to an in-person event, check out our webinar schedule to meet GLA staff online and get all your questions answered.

EXPLORE: Meet & Greets | Open HousesHQ Visits | Webinars | Global Day of Service

Click here to RSVP for any event listed on this page!


Meet & Greets

Meet & Greets are your chance to meet with a GLA representative for a more in depth discussion of our programs.  A GLA staff member, often accompanied by a GLA alum, will post up at a local cafe or community space so that you can sit down with us to learn more about our programs and get all your questions answered. The full address of the meet & greet location will be sent in your RSVP confirmation email.

Events are listed in order by date.

Minneapolis, MN – Meet & Greet – January 20 @ 5:00 PM

Scarsdale, NY – Meet & Greet – January 21 @ 4:00 PM

Scottsdale, AZ – Meet & Greet – January 25 @ 1:00 PM

Doylestown, PA – Meet & Greet – January 25 @ 1:00 PM

Chicago, IL – Meet & Greet – January 25 @ 4:30 PM

Houston, TX – Meet & Greet – January 28 @ 4:00 PM

Dallas, TX – Meet & Greet – January 29 @ 4:00 PM

San Antonio, TX – Meet & Greet – January 30 @ 4:00 PM

Austin, TX – Meet & Greet – February 1 @ 11:00 AM

Bellevue, WA – Meet & Greet – February 16 @ 12:30 PM

Chicago, IL – Meet & Greet – February 17 @ 1:30 PM

Baltimore, MD – Meet & Greet – February 22 @ 11:00 AM

Indianapolis, IN – Meet & Greet – February 22 @ 2:00 PM

Orlando, FL – Meet & Greet – February 22 @ 2:00 PM

Phoenix, AZ – Meet & Greet – February 22 @ 1:00 PM

Denver, CO – Meet & Greet – February 29 @ 4:30 PM

Fort Collins, CO – Meet & Greet – March 1 @ 4:30 PM

RSVP for any meet & greet here for full address. 

Open Houses

Open Houses are hosted by a GLA alumni families who graciously open their homes to prospective students and parents. This is a great opportunity to hear a first hand account of what it is like to participate in a GLA program.  From organizing flights, to packing tips, to life at a GLA Home Base, they have experienced it and are happy to share their thoughts and advice with you! We’re adding more all the time, so please check back if you don’t see an Open House scheduled in your area.

Events are listed in order by date.

Omaha, NE – Open House – January 23 @ 5:30 PM

Longmont, CO – Open House – January 23 @ 5:30 PM

Raleigh, NC – Open House – January 24 @ 6:00 PM

Evergreen Park, IL – Open House – January 25 @ 1:00 PM

Deerfield, IL – Open House – January 25 @ 1:00 PM

Fremont, CA – Open House – January 25 @ 2:00 PM

Greenlawn, NY – Open House – January 26 @ 1:00 PM

Hartford, CT – Open House – January 26 @ 1:00 PM

Natick, MA – Open House – January 26 @ 2:00 PM

Maysville, WV – Open House – January 29 @ 6:00 PM

Maplewood, NJ – Open House – January 30 @ 6:30 PM

Denver, CO – Open House – February 1 @ 1:00 PM

Princeton, NJ – Open House – February 1 @ 1:00 PM

Ventura, CA – Open House – February 1 @ 2:00 PM

Allen, TX – Open House – February 1 @ 12:00 PM

Missoula, MT – Open House – February 2 @ 2:00 PM

Cardiff, Wales (UK) – Open House – February 3 @ 5:30 PM

Scottsdale, AZ – Open House – February 3 @ 5:00 PM

Newton, KS – Open House – February 4 @ 6:00 PM

Honor, MI – Open House – February 6 @ 5:30 PM

Ann Arbor, MI – Open House – February 8 @ 1:00 PM

Herndon, VA – Open House – February 8 @ 12:00 PM

Bettendorf, IA – Open House – February 8 @ 1:00 PM

Foothill Ranch, CA – Open House – February 9 @ 2:00 PM

Lanham, MD – Open House – February 9 @ 1:00 PM

Naperville, IL – Open House – February 11 @ 6:00 PM

Minneapolis, MN – Open House – February 22 @ 10:00 AM

Asheville, NC – Open House – February 22 @ 1:00 PM

St. Joseph, MI – Open House – February 24 @ 6:00 PM

Waterford, CA – Open House – February 29 @ 2:00 PM

Pearl River, NY – Open House – February 29 @ 2:00 PM

Minneapolis, MN – Open House – March 1 @ 1:00 PM

Lawrenceville, NJ – Open House – March 1 @ 1:00 PM

Boston, MA – Open House – March 7 @ 12:00 PM

Wellesley, MA – Open House – March 8 @ 2:00 PM

Barrington, RI – Open House – March 21 @ 2:00 PM

Austin, TX – Open House – March 28 @ 2:00 PM

RSVP for any open house here. We will email you the full address. 

Interested in hosting your own alumni open house? We would love to schedule with you, please email us at vinny@experiencegla.com.


HQ Visits

Schedule a time to stop by our headquarters office in San Diego and meet with a member of our Admissions Team!



Global Day of Service

Join us for our 1st ever Global Day of Service in San Diego on April 4, 2020. Click here to RSVP.


Can’t make one of our in-person events? Join us for an online meetup or webinar instead. Click here to view our schedule.

Free Program Catalog

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