APC 2020 Winter Forum Conference R1 2

APC’s upcoming Winter Educational Forum, taking place in warm, sunny Orlando, Florida, will concentrate on how philanthropic counsel can improve their businesses, with workshops on marketing, sales, business development, management and more. Every workshop will be facilitated by APC members in partnership with outside experts. 


Wednesday, February 5, 2020

6-7.30 PM Pre-Conference Happy Hour sponsored by Bristol Strategy Group

Thursday, February 6, 2020

  • 7.30 AM to 10 AM: Registration and Socializing
  • 10 AM – 11.30 AM: Mission, Vision and Values: How to Grow with the Right Clients
  • 11.30-12.30 – Lunch
  • 12.30 PM to 4.30 PM – Strategic Planning Workshop (Members Only)

Friday, February 7, 2020

  • 7.30 AM to 8.30 AM: Breakfast
  • 8.30 AM to 10 AM: Selling Your Services with Confidence
  • 10 to 10.30 AM: Break
  • 10.30 AM to Noon: Managing Your Thriving Business
  • Noon to 1 PM: Lunch
  • 1 PM to 3.15 PM: Roundtable Discussions. There is time for THREE 45-minute table discussions. Choose from among these topics:
    • Advertising, sponsorship, public speaking: tactics for building your brand
    • CRM and other technology to run your practice efficiently
    • Engagement models: hourly, project, value, retainer?
    • Exit strategies: Intellectual property, succession, selling the practice, affiliate networks
    • Helping clients leverage innovative & traditional mechanisms for raising money
  • 3.15-3.30: Break
  • 3.30 PM to 5 PM: Marketing: Planning, Strategy and Tactics

Saturday, February 8, 2020

  • 7.30 to 9 AM: Breakfast
  • 9 AM to 10.30 AM: Working with Partners: Benefits for Your Client AND Your Practice
  • 10.30 AM to 11 AM: Break
  • 11 AM to Noon: APC Board Meeting
  • Noon: Adjourn

APC forums are open to non-member consultants who want to experience our unique approach to professional development before applying for membership.


APC MEMBERS ONLY: Strategic Planning Session for the Association

Join us to plan the future of APC!

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We're pleased to offer a group rate of $199 per night at the luxurious Renaissance Orlando at Sea World. Stay within steps of SeaWorld®, near Aquatica, International Drive and Orlando's most celebrated attractions. We have rooms blocked on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evenings, and our discounted rate is available three days prior and three days after the conference for those who wish to extend their stay in sunny Florida! 

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Please make your reservation by Wednesday, January 15, 2020.


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