2020 Outstanding Leadership & Excellence (OLE) Statewide Conference

See you in Alexandria!

Registration has closed. Please email kaitlyn@hfhmn.org with questions. 
Wednesday, February 19 – Friday, February 21
Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center, Alexandria, MN
A huge thank you to our host affiliate, Douglas County Habitat!

A biennial conference sponsored by Habitat for Humanity of Minnesota for all Habitat for Humanity affiliate staff, board members and volunteers, from both Minnesota and the surrounding states. Anyone who supports the mission of Habitat for Humanity is welcome to learn and grow with all of us!

Looking for Competent Person Training? Click here.

Breakout Sessions

Looking for assistance in paying for you or your team to attend the OLE Conference? Click here to view the application for Habitat International’s Capacity Building Grant for rural affiliates.

Minnesota's premiere conference for Habitat affiliates.
Countdown to OLE 2020

Schedule of Events

Our three-day conference is packed full of all things Habitat!

The conference will kick off during the afternoon of Wednesday, February 19 and end at lunchtime on Friday, February 21.

Check out our updated conference schedule: OLE Schedule 1.30.20

Location and Lodging

Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center, 2100 Arrowwood Ln, Alexandria, MN 56308

Make your hotel reservations

We’ve reserved a block of rooms for attendees, but they may fill up so don’t wait to make your reservation.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Arrowwood. Guestrooms rates are $89 per room per night, plus tax. Please call 320-762-1124 or 866-386-5263 for reservations and mention Habitat for Humanity of Minnesota. This block will be held until January 20, 2020. 

Become a Sponsor

We couldn't host this event without our sponsors. Thank you!

You make our conference better

Click here for the 2020 OLE Sponsor Package

Registration is now closed.

Many Thanks to Our Sponsors!

A special thank you to Bremer Bank, our Paul Bunyan Sponsor in 2020!

Bremer Bank has roots in the places where we live and work that go back to 1943, and a history of making a real-world difference in the lives of our customers that begins with our founder. Otto Bremer believed that if banks helped businesses in good times and bad, communities would thrive. Today, we’re proud to work with the people who grow our food, build our economy, and serve our neighbors. We offer banking, mortgage, investment, wealth management, trust and insurance in Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin. We’re here to help you solve your toughest problems, seize your biggest opportunities, and achieve success on your terms, now and in the future.


The OLE Conference features breakout sessions and networking opportunities for all area of Habitat affiliate operations in best practices and active learning sessions.

2020 OLE Session Descriptions

Why You Should Go

OLE brings together leaders from across Minnesota to network and engage in topics ranging from interfaith outreach, advocacy, construction, homeowner services, fund development, ReStore operations, community engagement, and leadership.