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Friday, May 15
 

8:30am

Event (r)Evolution | workshop part 1 | generously sponsored by

Are you feeling cornered by a crappy corporate breakfast event? Are your donors giving your silent auction the silent treatment? Developed a latex allergy because of your rubber-chicken gala?

Special events get a bad rap. We often hear that they are big drain on staff and volunteer resources, with expenses eating up net revenue.

Some of this negativity is well-deserved. We’ve all been to terrible events. Some of us may have even been responsible for one or two through our careers.

But it doesn’t have to be this way. Events done right are philanthropic powerhouses.

Make sure you avoid a series of unfortunate events and join Sam, David and the League of Extraordinary Event Fundraisers for this half-day intensive look at eh very best practices that will transform every your events into a relationship-building and gift-inspiring machines.

1. Learn how to make your next event a donor-centric
2. Learn how to create an emotional journey for your event attendees
3. Learn how to recruit one-time gift and monthly donors during your event



Moderators
avatar for David Kravinchuk

David Kravinchuk

Philanthropy Firebrand, The Common Good
Your WCFC2019 Conference Host firmly believes philanthropy’s power belongs to all people and not just the world’s wealthiest. He created The Common Good fundraising agency to help charities and nonprofits of all sizes to empower donors of modest means to experience self-fulfillment... Read More →
avatar for Sam Laprade, CFRE

Sam Laprade, CFRE

Marketing Director, Gryphon Fundraising

Speakers
avatar for Chris Carter

Chris Carter

CEO, Candela Strategies
avatar for Jennifer R. Collins

Jennifer R. Collins

Special Projects Officer, Ajax Pickering Hospital Foundation
After graduating from Queen’s University (BA in English Literature and an Honours BA in Classical Studies), Jennifer began her career at the Anglican Diocese of Toronto before moving to the Canadian Film Centre as the Managing Director, Worldwide Short Film Festival.For the next... Read More →
avatar for Allen Davidov

Allen Davidov

Vice President of Business Consulting and NFP Practice Lead, Environics Analytics
Allen Davidov, MBA, CM. is Vice President of Business Consulting and NFP Practice Lead at Environics Analytics. With nearly twenty years of experience, he is responsible for helping charities and foundations apply EA’s products and services to attract and retain donors, corporate... Read More →


Friday May 15, 2020 8:30am - 10:30am
Ballroom Salon B

8:30am

The Secret to Raising Millions from Major Donors! | workshop part 1 | generously sponsored by

This intensive half-day workshop led by top international major gifts jedi, Tony Myers, will transform your major gift program...


The secret is, knowing how to do it! Tony Myers has been doing it for 25 years. And in numerous locations around the world. While raising millions is a lot of work, it is not really that complex and it can be incredibly rewarding and satisfying. Tony says it is fun.

The process actually is quite simple. And Tony will tell you, if you follow the process, and if you learn a few basic principles, you will ALWAYS be successful. You will always win.

Join Tony Myers as he shares with you the most important lessons, processes and principles he has learned from major donors and NGOs from around the world.

You'll:
  • Learn the most important principles that lead to success
  • Discover a process that is simple, straight forward and one that works
  • Uncover the 7 things you need to know before asking big
  • Find out what you can do to get started.

Perfect for:
  • those who raise big money, and want to learn how they might do it better
  • those who want to raise big money from major donors
  • those Executive Directors and CEOs who want to know more
  • those Board members who want to learn how



Speakers
avatar for Tony Myers

Tony Myers

Myers & Associates, Principal and Senior Fundraising Counsel
Tony is a passionate enthusiast, fundraiser, consultant, strategist, author, speaker and coach who loves to raise money and help others to do the same. He has acquired a lifetime of experience in working on 5 continents with organizations undergoing change. His skills in major donor... Read More →


Friday May 15, 2020 8:30am - 10:30am
Ballroom Salon A

11:00am

Event (r)Evolution | workshop part 2 | generously sponsored by

Are you feeling cornered by a crappy corporate breakfast event? Are your donors giving your silent auction the silent treatment? Developed a latex allergy because of your rubber-chicken gala?

Special events get a bad rap. We often hear that they are big drain on staff and volunteer resources, with expenses eating up net revenue.

Some of this negativity is well-deserved. We’ve all been to terrible events. Some of us may have even been responsible for one or two through our careers.

But it doesn’t have to be this way. Events done right are philanthropic powerhouses.

Make sure you avoid a series of unfortunate events and join Sam, David and the League of Extraordinary Event Fundraisers for this half-day intensive look at eh very best practices that will transform every your events into a relationship-building and gift-inspiring machines.

1. Learn how to make your next event a donor-centric
2. Learn how to create an emotional journey for your event attendees
3. Learn how to recruit one-time gift and monthly donors during your event



Moderators
avatar for David Kravinchuk

David Kravinchuk

Philanthropy Firebrand, The Common Good
Your WCFC2019 Conference Host firmly believes philanthropy’s power belongs to all people and not just the world’s wealthiest. He created The Common Good fundraising agency to help charities and nonprofits of all sizes to empower donors of modest means to experience self-fulfillment... Read More →
avatar for Sam Laprade, CFRE

Sam Laprade, CFRE

Marketing Director, Gryphon Fundraising

Speakers
avatar for Chris Carter

Chris Carter

CEO, Candela Strategies
avatar for Jennifer R. Collins

Jennifer R. Collins

Special Projects Officer, Ajax Pickering Hospital Foundation
After graduating from Queen’s University (BA in English Literature and an Honours BA in Classical Studies), Jennifer began her career at the Anglican Diocese of Toronto before moving to the Canadian Film Centre as the Managing Director, Worldwide Short Film Festival.For the next... Read More →
avatar for Allen Davidov

Allen Davidov

Vice President of Business Consulting and NFP Practice Lead, Environics Analytics
Allen Davidov, MBA, CM. is Vice President of Business Consulting and NFP Practice Lead at Environics Analytics. With nearly twenty years of experience, he is responsible for helping charities and foundations apply EA’s products and services to attract and retain donors, corporate... Read More →


Friday May 15, 2020 11:00am - 12:30pm
Ballroom Salon B

11:00am

The Secret to Raising Millions from Major Donors! | workshop part 2 | generously sponsored by

This intensive half-day workshop led by top international major gifts jedi, Tony Myers, will transform your major gift program...


The secret is, knowing how to do it! Tony Myers has been doing it for 25 years. And in numerous locations around the world. While raising millions is a lot of work, it is not really that complex and it can be incredibly rewarding and satisfying. Tony says it is fun.

The process actually is quite simple. And Tony will tell you, if you follow the process, and if you learn a few basic principles, you will ALWAYS be successful. You will always win.

Join Tony Myers as he shares with you the most important lessons, processes and principles he has learned from major donors and NGOs from around the world.

You'll:
  • Learn the most important principles that lead to success
  • Discover a process that is simple, straight forward and one that works
  • Uncover the 7 things you need to know before asking big
  • Find out what you can do to get started.

Perfect for:
  • those who raise big money, and want to learn how they might do it better
  • those who want to raise big money from major donors
  • those Executive Directors and CEOs who want to know more
  • those Board members who want to learn how



Speakers
avatar for Tony Myers

Tony Myers

Myers & Associates, Principal and Senior Fundraising Counsel
Tony is a passionate enthusiast, fundraiser, consultant, strategist, author, speaker and coach who loves to raise money and help others to do the same. He has acquired a lifetime of experience in working on 5 continents with organizations undergoing change. His skills in major donor... Read More →


Friday May 15, 2020 11:00am - 12:30pm
Ballroom Salon A