The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


Thousands of nonprofit pros rely on our annual Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar to discover skill-building, strategy-slaying, network-enhancing nonprofit events. We've scoured the nonprofit-sphere for high-quality conferences, both large and small, broad and specialized, here in the U.S.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


In the past year, thousands of nonprofit pros took advantage of our definitive Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar, and we're so excited to share our brand new 2016 list! On the list and want a sweet Best Conference badge for your website? 38th Annual Nonprofit Conference.

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Mark your calendar: best conferences for nonprofits in 2015


nonprofit conferences Believe it or not, it''s already time to start planning for the wealth of marketing, education, and networking opportunities for nonprofits in 2015.

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. The mission of the Fundraising Career Conference is to help fundraising people build their careers. Who is speaking at this conference? 4pm PT (7pm ET) Closing the conference.

14 Can't-Miss Nonprofit Conferences This Summer


With the start of summer just around the corner, the nonprofit conference action for the year is just beginning to heat up! We took a look at our 2015 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar and put together a new list of the summer's most anticipated events - which ones are you attending?

Takeaways for Communicators: Nonprofit Technology Conference (#14NTC)

Getting Attention

Last week, 501TechNYC—the New York chapter of NTEN’s 501 Tech Clubs —met to recap the 2014 Nonprofit Technology Conference (#14NTC).

CMA Mobile Marketing Conference Debrief

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Last week I attended the CMA Mobile Marketing Conference in Toronto. General Mobile Statistics apple Blackberry CMA comscore gamification marketing mobile marketing conference mobile socrecard Playbook RIM tabletsHere are some of my condensed notes and key takeaways: Less than 1% of all websites are mobile enabled and yet in 2011 most people access the internet via a mobile device. <–Please <–Please read that again.

Why you should join mastermind groups instead of attending conferences


If you’ve been reading my blog for a while you probably know that I don’t really like conferences that much. . I’m not saying you should never go to conferences.

9 Marketing Conferences Nonprofit Pros Won't Want to Miss in 2015


Here''s a list of nonprofit marketing conferences that every marketing maven should have on their radar for 2015. nonprofit strategy conferences marketing If the huge success of #GivingTuesday teaches us anything, it''s that good marketing is a nonprofit''s best friend.

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. So that’s some of what people are going to be learning at your session at the next level conference. Mazarine Treyz: Hey, everybody.

LIVE! The 2012 NTEN Conference

Wild Woman Fundraising

Live from The 2012 NTEN conference! The 2012 NTEN Conference originally appeared on Wild Woman Fundraising on April 4, 2012. Start: 04/03/2012 End: 04/05/2012. What is Going On here?!?! I am seeing my friends! And going to panels! But mainly having fun. Drinking tea at the tea shops! Having Dim Sum! Meeting John Haydon! Meeting Beth Kanter! Meeting Kivi Leroux Miller! Meeting Sandy Rees! Uncategorized mazarine treyz NTEN NTEN2012

Ten AFP Conference Insights from a Newbie

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I love to hear about others’ experiences at conferences I am unable to attend – especially when they gain as much knowledge as Kim McCleary, president & CEO of the CFIDS Association of America, did from this month’s AFP conference in Vancouver.

16 little lessons from the AFP conference

Get Fully Funded

I’m just back from several days in Chicago at the AFP conference. This year, I was an active participant in the Twitter conversation going on during the conference. If you were at the conference too and have lessons to add, I’d love for you to share them! Whew! I’ve been to this event many times and I love it. I love all the great speakers and all the cool people I get to hang out with.

What Conferences Should Nonprofit Marketers Budget for and Attend?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I was wondering if you might have any recommendations about conferences focusing on communications/marketing/PR for nonprofits. Nonprofit marketing and communications is a relatively young discipline, so we don’t really have a great conference created just for us. Instead, we are seeing conferences originally devoted to other disciplines start to address our needs more and more. There’s also a series of regional Social Media for Nonprofits conferences.

How to Maintain Your Brand in a Video Conference Call

Mission Minded

Recently one of our clients, the executive director of a large membership organization, asked an important question: How do I conduct video conference calls from my home-office in a way that will reflect the brand of our organization and the authority of my position?

Creating Content While at Conferences Like #13NTC

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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Please Vote—Communications Sessions #14NTC (NTEN Conference)

Getting Attention

The Nonprofit Technology Network has a refreshingly open method of designing the program for its 2014 annual conference , and the votes of folks like you are a key part of it. I’m looking forward to the conference (March 13-15 in Washington, D.C.) I’ve partnered with some fantastic experts on these two sessions and hope you’ll to help bring them to life by voting for them today. Voting closes Wednesday, July 31 so vote now please!

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. So I’ve been an advocate about fundraising turnover for a long time, and we’re definitely going to be talking about that at the conference. Mazarine Treyz: Hey, everybody. Welcome.

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Fundraising Careers: Kishshana Palmer Interview: Discover your strengths

Wild Woman Fundraising

The Virtual Fundraising Career Conference is coming up fast, April 13th to 15th, and I am so psyched! Today we’re interviewing one of our rockstar presenters, Kishshana Palmer, about her session at the Virtual Fundraising Career Conference. (To

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

Wild Woman Fundraising

This is Mazarine Treyz of Wild Woman Fundraising and today I am chatting with one of our speakers at the Next Level Conference in April 4th-5th 2016, Molly Ola Pinney who is the founder and the CEO of the Global Autism Project. So what are you teaching at the Next Level Conference in 2016?

Fundraising Secrets from the DonorPerfect conference!

Wild Woman Fundraising

I am at the DonorPerfect conference and I’m learning a LOT. Bob Evans Giving USA Presentation Donor Perfect Conference. Full disclosure: I was flown to this conference by Donor Perfect, they paid for my car and my hotel room, and that is it.

The 5 Hottest Nonprofit Conferences of Summer '16


From our 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar , here are five hot summer events that are sure to bring the heat. 2016 Nonprofit Marketing Conference. First up, the 2016 Nonprofit Marketing Conference kicks off today in Washington, DC. 2016 New York Nonprofit Conference.

“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. So that’s what we’re going to talk about in the conference is taking leadership of your career path. Mazarine Treyz: Hey, everybody.

Wow, what happened at the AFP conference?

Wild Woman Fundraising

I had such a good time at the AFP conference! “Mazarine’s presentation about negotiating your nonprofit salary at the AFP Conference in San Francisco was extraordinary. I got to present on Salary Negotiation for a room full of 200+ people!

Do you have bad boundaries?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Well, I have a couple questions for you because this next year at the career conference, we’re going to dive deeper into boundaries. MT: Oh, it is, and it’s fascinating and I want to hear more about this at the conference coming up. Mazarine Treyz: Hey, everybody. Welcome.

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Only 6 Nonprofit Storytelling Conference tickets left - #npstoryconf

Fundraising Coach

There are only 6 more tickets left for next week's Nonprofit Storytelling Conference in Chicago. I've personally never seen a conference make this much of a difference to attendees and the organizations they work for.

Join Me—Engage Fundraising Conference— May 9, Philly

Getting Attention

I’m in for this conference, and want to tell you about it before the limited number of seats (just 125) are gone. It’s a first-time in-person conference sponsored by FundRaising Success — Engage 2013: A FundRaising Success Case Study Conference. It’s: The only conference built around fundraising case studies. My experience at conferences like NTC is that the conversations are what makes the experience.

18 habits every fundraiser should have by their first 6 months on the job

Wild Woman Fundraising

Before you go to that fundraising conference, ask yourself, what is the purpose of this conference for me? How can I arrange to meet them during the conference? My friend Vanessa Chase swears by this method of going to conferences.

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 major meeting on "getting better at doing good" will take place in Clearwater Beach, FL 15-16 June 2012.

New Facebook Features and Why They Matter

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Last week, Facebook held its annual F8 conference where Mark Zuckerberg and team typically set the direction for global digital technology. I mean that last part literally. What Facebook invests time and resources in tends to set the course for the entire digital ecosystem.

Wrap-Up: Philanthropy Midwest Conference

Selfish Giving

Thanks to everyone who came out to my workshop at the Philanthropy Midwest Conference yesterday. Cause Marketing News cause marketing philanthropy midwest conferenceAs promised, here are my slides and some links to some key posts that will enhance your learning. My Presentation: Cause Marketing 101. What is Cause Marketing? A Primer on Pinups. The Power of Free (and why you should give away your cause marketing). I talked a lot about Ocean State Job Lot and iParty.

This Conference Entertains Good

Selfish Giving

My buddy, Phil McCarty , is involved in a GOOD conference that brings cause and entertainment together for a one-day event. You can find all the details here about Cause Placement.

7 Tweeps I’m Now Following Thanks to the CMF Conference

Selfish Giving

Last week’s Cause Marketing Forum Conference had many benefits. The FM team at the CMF conference was fantastic. Cause Marketing & Social Media cause marketing cause marketing forum conference

Please Vote ‘Em Up: Communications Sessions @ NTC 2012 (NTEN Conference)

Getting Attention

NTEN has a refreshingly open method of designing the program for its annual conference, and the votes of folks in the sector (members plus) are a key part of it. I’d like to ask for your help in shaping the communications agenda at the conference. I’m looking forward to the conference (next April in San Francisco), and hope to see you there!

Pls Join Me to Talk Nonprofit Marketing at NTC Conference – DC Next Week

Getting Attention

But today I want to invite those of you attending this years Nonprofit Technology Conference (a.k.a. But most importantly, this is a fantastic opportunity to meet others who do what you do (wear the marketing hat, or partial hat), share experiences and forge some great new brainstorming relationships you can carry through the conference and beyond! It’s so good to be back with you.

How can you become a successful fundraising consultant?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Those are two things you’ll be talking about at the career conference. But I guess we’ll talk more about that in the conference. So what will you be teaching at the career conference on consulting? Click here to register now for the Fundraising Career Conference 2016.

Wow! We just finished the Fundraising Career Conference!

Wild Woman Fundraising

This is the third year of the Fundraising Career Conference- and it was so wonderful to welcome new faces, as well as having people coming back for their THIRD YEAR in a row! Here are some comments from people attending the Fundraising Career Conference this year.

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 University of South Florida Social Marketing Conference (13-16 June 2012) enters its 22nd year with a renewed commitment to social marketing’s robust capacity to influence complex or “wicked” social problems. Provide financial support for the conference.

This one trick helped her go from $100K to $300K with her annual event

Wild Woman Fundraising

This is Mazarine Treyz of Wild Woman Fundraising and I am so psyched today to introduce to you Kishshana Palmer, who is going to be presenting at our conference in April, and so excited. Maz, I’m so glad to be taking some time today to talk with you, and to begin to this amazing conference.

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Where are we headed, as a field? Sarah K. Nathan Interview

Wild Woman Fundraising

Nathan, PhD, who will be speaking at the Fundraising Career Conference April 6 – 8, 2016. MT: And so what are you teaching at the Fundraising Career Conference in 2016? That is, conferences and workshops, webinars. Hey, everybody. Welcome.