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Annual Networking and Fundraising Conference

June 13, 2018

2018 Networking and Fundraising Conference

Niagara University
Check-in and breakfast, 8:30 - 9:00am
Conference, 9:00am to 4:30pm

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AFP WNY Chapter presents our annual full-day conference with dual keynotes, breakout sessions of your choice, and the popular "Meet The Execs" speed-networking session with fundraising executives, all hosted this year on the beautiful campus of Niagara University.

Conference Sponsors:
Cause + Effect    CCS Fundraising
Manning & Napier   Marketing Tech
Greater Giving       |        onecause

Keynote Speaker: Anne B. Freedman

Anne B. Freedman is an international presentation coach, communication expert, author and app developer. As the founder and president of Speakout, Inc., she has trained and worked with hundreds of executives and businesses, including multinational corporations, Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, and community-based organizations worldwide.

Don't miss Anne's two dynamic keynotes:
Morning: "Perfecting Public Speaking to Attract & Retain Supporters and Volunteers"
Afternoon: "Networking to Connect: Creating a Memorable, Powerful Elevator Pitch"

Special Guest Speaker, Vern Snyder, ACFRE will present "Earning Your Fundraising Credential" during lunch.

Breakout Sessions to choose from:

  • "5 Strategies to Increase Annual Fund Revenue" with Pamela Witter, CFRE

  • "A Practical Guide to Integrating Gift Planning Into Institutional Advancement", with Ronni Cranwell of Orr Associates, Inc. (OAI)

  • "Fundraising Ethics, Credibility and Controversy: A Discussion and Review of Critical Case Studies", led by Leslie Nickerson of VOICE-Buffalo

  • "Real-time Fundraising Analytics: Live demonstration of fundraising analytics techniques", led by Andrew Schultz of Bentz Whaley Flessner

Full-day program also includes:

  • Presenting sponsors and vendors

  • Speed-networking session with local fundraising executives
  • Catered breakfast, coffee, lunch and breaks

  • Raffle prizes and take-aways

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