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The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


We've scoured the nonprofit-sphere for high-quality conferences, both large and small, broad and specialized, here in the U.S. Associations.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


As this collection of fantastic conferences continues to grow, we'll be updating event details like ticket prices and event hashtags - you're welcome!

Announcing the Fundraising Career Conference

Wild Woman Fundraising

Which is why I’m putting on a nonprofit career virtual conference from April 13th to April 15th. Who is speaking at this conference?

Reader Questions: How to retain association members?

Wild Woman Fundraising

“I would like to learn more about evaluating ROI for our association members. What do you want more of in your association experience?

[PREVIEW] Top Nonprofit Conferences of Spring 2016


We narrowed down our full list of conferences to some of our very favorites coming up between March and May. Great Ideas Conference.

Join us for the Next Level Conference and learn how to improve your bottom line with research from Tycely Williams

Wild Woman Fundraising

Tycely Williams, who is going to be speaking at our next level conference. If they desired to attend professional development and conferences.

Ten AFP Conference Insights from a Newbie

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The conference drew 3,000 attendees, including 900 people from across Canada — the most ever. Kim McCleary. Measure what’s important.

What Conferences Should Nonprofit Marketers Budget for and Attend?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We are currently working on our FY13 budget, and I have been researching relevant professional development opportunities not to be missed. I was wondering if you might have any recommendations about conferences focusing on communications/marketing/PR for nonprofits. Communications and Development Associate. Mandy Toomey.

Increasing Member Retention for Associations

Non Profit Marketing 360

Growing retention in an association takes a lot of energy from all aspects of your operations. Marketing typically gets the brunt of the responsibility for attracting new members and keeping them engaged, but a true retention strategy contains efforts from all disciplines inside the association. Value Presentation. Online Presence.

How to pick a fundraising job that you will absolutely love! -with Abbi Haggerty

Wild Woman Fundraising

Haggerty, PhD who will be speaking at the Virtual Fundraising Career Conference this April. Mazarine Treyz: Hey, everybody. Welcome. Abbi L.

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Taking Your Nonprofit to the Next Level-Molly Ola Pinney Interview

Wild Woman Fundraising

So what are you teaching at the Next Level Conference in 2016? This is amazing. I’m in the conference room now, but the picture is on my desk.

International Social Marketing Association: 2011 Review

Social Marketing and Social Change

In 2011, the International Social Marketing Association (iSMA) has been developing the promise to be the catalyst for a global infrastructure to serve social marketing practice, education, research and management. Representation and presentations at the World Social Marketing Conference and the USF Social Marketing conference.

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Upcoming Nonprofit Leadership Talks & Training

Fundraising Coach

But I also love giving leadership and fundraising trainings at conferences. Here are some events I'll be presenting at: WALT DISNEY WORLD: 9/11-16 NCDC Annual Conference (September 12-15). SALT LAKE CITY: Utah Nonprofit Association Annual Conference (September 24). I'll be coming to each and would love to get together.

“What, me, ask for a raise?” An interview with Marc Pitman

Wild Woman Fundraising

So to answer this question, we’ve decided to offer a session on raise and salary negotiation at the fundraising career conference April 6 – 8, 2016.

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The 2012 Social Marketing Conference: Getting Better at Doing Good

Social Marketing and Social Change

This theme for the 22nd Annual Social Marketing Conference reflects the global reality that government institutions, not-for-profit groups, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), universities and colleges and businesses are searching for better ways to improve people's health, the environment, work force development and social welfare.

A Renewed Social Marketing Conference: Call for Abstracts

Social Marketing and Social Change

We have been innovating in the approach and content of the annual social marketing conference held in Cleawater Beach, FL (aka Social Marketing in Public Health Conference, now in its 22nd year). The conference planning committee invites abstract submissions to be considered for oral and poster presentation. Call for Abstracts.

What Really Works in Mobile Health? A Summary of the 2011 Conference

Social Marketing and Social Change

The 2011 version of Mobile Health was designed around ' What Really Works? ' Our intention in using this question as the conference theme was to shift the conversation from 'look at we did, or can do!' to one more focused on evidence about practical, proven solutions. Links to the conference program and the presentations.

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One Fundamental Thing Nonprofits Need To Know About Social Media

J Campbell Social Marketing

Association Mavens has an insightful interview with Amy, and her perspective about social media, nonprofits and the future of nonprofit technology.

How DecentWork can take your nonprofit to the next level: Interview with Cathy Taylor, Executive Director, Ontario Nonprofit Network

Wild Woman Fundraising

MT: What are you teaching at the Next Level Fundraising Career Conference? Hey, everybody. Welcome. Cathy, welcome. Happy to talk to you. So Ms.

How to organize your fundraising job search like a pro with Phil Gerard

Wild Woman Fundraising

This is Mazarine Treyz of Wild Woman Fundraising, and today I am so excited to be interviewing Phil Gerard for our Fundraising Career Conference 2016.

Bootleg clip from the AMA Nonprofit Marketing Conference

Fundraising Coach

session at the American Marketing Association’s 2011 Nonprofit Marketing Conference last week in Washington, DC. Ask Without Fear!

Smarter Museums – News from the Frontlines at the AAM Conference

JCA Insights

This year, the American Association of Museums (AAM) held their annual conference in the twin cities, with a number of fantastic events hosted by our clients including the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the Science Museum of Minnesota, the Walker Art Center and the Minnesota History Center.  I love going to Minneapolis and St.

Last Chance to join us for the Next Level Fundraising Conference!

Wild Woman Fundraising

If you don’t have a plan yet, learn how to grow your fundraising results 10x at the Next Level Fundraising Conference, April 4th-5th, 2016.

John Urschel Interview

Wild Woman Fundraising

So tell people what you’re teaching at the Fundraising Career Conference. So that’s what you’re going to be teaching at the conference.

How do you turn an accidental donor into an ally? Part 2

Wild Woman Fundraising

So now, we’re talking about how to make an associate, after just being an acquaintance. Associate. How to get more donors. Survey!

Cause Marketing for the Disrespected

Cause Related Marketing

have no way of know what kind of operator is, but the website includes testimonials from customers, plus a number of logos from reputable organizations meant to put your mind at ease; a Chamber of Commerce logo, a Rotary logo, logos from the Canadian and American Resort Development Associations., Timeshare nightmare”?

Shades of Social Marketing


Social Innovation Social Marketing Uncategorized International Social Marketing Association Philip Kotler world social marketing conference

Canada’s only Public Sector & Non-Profit Marketing Forum

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

For all of you newbies, the MARCOM Annual Forum is the only event in Canada that caters specifically to government, non-profit and association marketers and communicators. For those interested, I’ll be running a pre-conference workshop on May 31st, and then moderating the closing plenary panel on June 2. Sound interesting?

What I was doing when I wasn’t here

Wild Woman Fundraising

We had a conference call about it and people were all, “What should the photograph themes be?&# and I was like, “I know! Masks!

Upcoming conferences and reasons to attend them…

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

It definitely has not been an easy year for various conference organizers. This is just fundamentally wrong. Twitter hashtag: #marcom2009.

How I came to Fundraising: Emily Lane, Development Associate, Major Gifts

Wild Woman Fundraising

This one is from Emily Chalker Lane, who is a Development Associate in Major Gifts at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens in Florida. thrive on it.

Engaging Your Library Community Through Storytelling and Social Media

J Campbell Social Marketing

Presentation given at the 2016 New Hampshire Library Trustees Annual Conference.

A response to “Bad Nonprofit Consultants” from Inside Philanthropy

Wild Woman Fundraising

Todd Cohen, editor of the Philanthropy Journal, wrote a blog post on how bad nonprofit consultants can be. Here’s my response.

The best of AFP Conference 2010

Get Fully Funded

The AFP Conference wrapped up today.  It was a great conference (as always) with many opportunities to learn from others.  I thought I’d share a few things that I picked up. Next year, the conference is in Chicago.  I encourage you to make plans to be there.  Go to to get the scoop.

Puget Sound Grantwriters Association's 2007 Conference, and Grant(s) Available to Attending Orgs

Seeking Grant Money Today

The Puget Sound Grantwriters Association , along with the King County Library System , is holding its annual professional conference, Changing the World One Grant at a Time , on Wednesday, October 3rd, in Seattle, at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center , this year. The early registration deadline is September 14th.

Sleeping Fundraising Giant Awakens

The Agitator

That was Ken Burnett’s assignment at the First China Fundraising Conference in Beijing last month.

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Are you ready to take your nonprofit to the next level? Join us April 4-5.

Wild Woman Fundraising

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you need to come to the Next Level Fundraising Conference. Sound familiar?

When to End a Cause Marketing Relationship

Cause Related Marketing

In the United States and Canada where charities are granted tax exempt status by the IRS and Canada Revenue Agency and in England and Scotland with the status conferred to Registered Charities, it’s all but immoral for charities to remain involved with a campaign that costs the charity more than it generates. Scandal. Bankruptcy. Bad match.

Thoughts On Draining The Swamp – Part 2

The Agitator

To complement the guerilla war we’ve declared against sleazebag ‘charities’ and solicitors (we refuse to call them fundraisers) in our Part 1 post , we need to mobilize both association and public official action. Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP). Direct Marketing Association Nonprofit Federation.

Bridge to Integrated Marketing and Fundraising Conference a success


Mal Warwick | Donordigital  was thrilled to  sponsor  such an extraordinary conference. Last week was sure one to remember.