APC WinterForum

Save the date for APC's 2019 Winter Educational Forum in Washington, DC! You’ll learn a variety of skills and strategies for improving your business practices, marketing yourself more effectively, and finding the right balance of time and resources for working your job and building your practice.

Don’t miss out – register now and join us January 24-26 in historic Washington. Prices increase after January 4!

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

Thursday, January 24                             
 
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Registration, Lunch & Welcoming Remarks
1:00 – 2:15 p.m. The Future of AFP and the Fundraising Profession
Mike Geiger, President and CEO, AFP
2:15 – 2:45 p.m. UST Presentation
2:45 – 3:00 p.m. Break
3:00 – 4:00 p.m. The Foresight Works/Drivers of Change Series > Fundraising & Consulting Applications
Garet Turner, VP for Development, ASAE Foundation
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. APC Board Meeting
5:30 – 7:00 p.m. APC Member Reception
7:00 p.m. APC Dinner Outing (optional | additional cost)


Friday, January 25

The Consultants' Summit
8:00 – 9 a.m. Coffee, Discussion, Consultants Arrive and Check In
9:00 – 9:15 a.m. Welcome to Consultants' Summit Attendees
9:15 – 10:30 a.m. Artificial Intelligence in Fundraising
Adam Theisen, Arjuna
10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 – 12 noon Trends is Social Media in Fundraising
Barrett Christianson, Director, Marketing and Digital Services, Bentz Whaley Flessner
12:00 – 1:15 p.m. Lunch & Presentations by DonorSearch and MarketSmart
1:15 – 2:15 p.m. Building Healthier Communities Through the Arts
Randy Cohen, VP Research and Policy Americans for the Arts
2:15 – 3:15 p.m. Planned Giving Trends (via webinar)
Russel N. James, III, J.D., Ph.D., CFP, Director of Graduate Studies in Charitable Planning, Texas Tech University
3:15 – 3:30 p.m. Break
3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Professional Services Marketing Best Practices
Elizabeth Woolfe, Principal, Intuition Consulting
5:15 – 7:00 p.m. Consultants’ Summit Reception
7:00 p.m. APC Dinner in Groups (optional | additional cost)


Saturday, January 26

 
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Networking Breakfast
8:30 – 8:45 a.m. APC Library Overview
Melissa Brown, Principal, Melissa S. Brown & Associates, LLC
8:45 – 10:00 a.m. The Business of Our Business
This session provides a chance to talk about how we are dealing with issues related to growing and running our businesses.
10:00 – 10:15 a.m. Break
10:15 – 11:15 a.m. Leadership in Ethics
Thomas G. Reid, JD, CPMC, Certified K Solutions
11:15 – 12 noon Key Takeaways from Winter 2019 Forum > Open Discussion

 

We're pleased to offer accommodations at the Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection, 1127 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036. 

  • Reservations can be made online or by calling 877.212.5752. Please be sure to mention the APC Winter Forum when calling.
  • Our negotiated rate is $189/night + taxes/fees.
  • Reservations will be accepted at this rate until January 4, 2019, based on availability. Please note: It is likely the block will sell out in advance of the cut-off date. 
  • Check-in: 3 p.m.; Check-out: 11 a.m.
  • Cancellation, without penalty, should be done 48 hours in advance prior to arrival.

 

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