Today’s changing landscape is constantly evolving the nonprofit sector. And with the evolution of digital technologies comes more opportunity for fundraising—especially when it comes to event fundraising. RAISE 2017 is the first national conference for event fundraising professionals, and it’s all taking place from Sept. 25 to 26 in Washington, D.C.
“The event fundraising field is constantly evolving. Donor demographics are changing and fundraisers need to think about new and innovative ways to engage and retain donors. RAISE 2017 will provide event fundraisers a dynamic way to discover new ideas and learn new skills that will help benefit their causes, while providing an opportunity to learn from and network with peers.” — BidPal CEO Steve Johns
Come join the conversation with other fundraising professionals around the country about best practices and trends in event fundraising. Topics will include data-driven fundraising, storytelling using humor and emotion to electrify donors, running efficient and profitable campaigns, building cohesive procurement teams, registration/checkout best practices, and a full panel discussion on event fundraising trends, according to a press release from BidPal, sponsor of RAISE 2017.
Speakers include Lynn Page, national director of signature events at JDRF; Mike Wilkinson, deputy director of events for Human Rights Campaign; Sophie Streeter, director of special events for Loyola Academy in Chicago; author and coach Mike Merriam; Ben Farrell of Custom Benefit Auctions; as well as our very own Nhu Te, Editor-in-Chief of NonProfit PRO.
To learn more about RAISE 2017, click here.