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Professional Development Luncheon Series


Thank you to everyone that joined us for the events in our 2017-2018 series season. Watch for updates about the 2018-2019 season, opening in September, 2018.


Hyatt Place Buffalo/Amherst @ 5020 Main Street, Amherst, NY 14226


Check-in & Networking: 11:30am
Lunch and Session: 12:00pm - 1:15pm

Save These 2018 Fall Luncheon Dates:


AFP-WNY 2018 Webinar Series

Watch for the new schedule of breakfast webinar events, coming soon.

8:30 - Continental Breakfast and Networking

8:45 to 9:45 - Webinar screening

9:45 to 10:00 - Post-viewing discussion


The United Way of Buffalo & Erie County
742 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo 14209


Previous Events:

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Luncheon Event

Increasing Fundraising Results & Efficiency: Utilizing Social Media Data
Featured Speaker: Joe Stabb, Strategic Partner/Business & Communication Strategist, Fuerst Consulting Corporation


Thursday, June 1, 2017

Webinar Event

Small Shop Success: Building Your Development Dream Team
Presenter: Amy Wolfe, President and CEO, AgSafe


Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Luncheon Event

Effective Engagement to Maximize Legacy Giving Opportunities
Featured Speaker: Wendy M. Irving, Esq. Associate Vice President for Individual and Planned Giving, University at Buffalo

August 10, 2017

Webinar Event

The State of Online Fundraising
Presenter: Mike Snusz, Principal Digital Fundraising Consultant, Blackbaud




We continue to offer Flex Pass packages which allow you to purchase bulk tickets for the professional development luncheons at a reduced cost. We are happy to share that Flex Pass packages will be available for purchase all year long at one low rate. With this member-exclusive option, AFP Members will enjoy a 10% savings off of the already low Early Bird Member rates for luncheon events.

Purchase your Flex Pass online            Print a Flex Pass order form


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