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Why YOU Should Attend This Year's Conference...

We’re really excited about this year’s conference, but if you need additional motivation, here are just a few items you will have access to at the conference and why it’s the “don’t miss” event for anyone involved with non-profits.

OUR COLLECTIVE POWER
With the volatility of funding, other resources, the political landscape, and community needs, its easy to forget how much power we have as individuals, organizations, and as a community. This year's conference will highlight this stregth while providing informaiton about how to relay your own story and impact.

NETWORK, NETWORK, NETWORK!
Each year, the Center’s statewide conference attracts a broad cross-section of current and emerging leaders from a diverse array of non-profits, for-profits, government and philanthropy, and 2017 promises to be even bigger. It’s a networking opportunity like no other!

MAKE SUSTAINABILITY PRIORITY ONE. 
Take part in an honest dialogue about the resources we as non-profits need to do our work.  “Overhead” is NOT a dirty word.  Let’s commit to making sustainability “priority one” for the communities and constituents that need us.

COLLABORATE WITH FUNDERS AND THE FOR-PROFIT WORLD.
Explore how grantmakers and grantseekers can join forces to boost their individual and collective impact. Countless opportunities exist for non-profits and for-profits to partner more closely to meet mutual goals and to benefit communities; find out how to make the most of these relationships.

GET THE LATEST POLICY NEWS ON NON-PROFIT ISSUES.
Get a year-end wrap up and discuss what’s on the horizon for key state and national issues affecting non-profits. Weigh in with your own insights and ideas!

CONNECT WITH SERVICES YOU CAN USE.
This is your chance to explore a variety of exhibitors offering technology, accounting, legal, marketing, professional education, and much more. There WILL be giveaways, so you’ll want to check them out!

BE INSPIRED!
Thought-provoking plenary speakers…  Opportunities for emerging and established leaders to learn from each other… Sharing and gaining wisdom from conference attendees spanning a broad diversity of talents, backgrounds, and experiences...  It all adds up to an amazing day packed with incredible energy, new ideas and information you can use right away. You WILL come away revitalized!

We look forward to seeing you there!