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2014 Conference Highlights 

Opening Plenary Session
FOR-PROFIT, FOR-PURPOSE: NEW CURRENCY IN A BORDERLESS WORLD

Presented by Adam Braun, Founder and CEO of Pencils of Promise
This session is sponsored by Advocate Health Care

Adam Braun, founder and CEO of award-winning non-profit organization Pencils of Promise, will open the conference on November 5 with his inspiring story of a boy, a pencil, and the chance he took early on in his entrepreneurial journey that catalyzed a movement. 

Braun’s session, For-Profit, For Purpose, New Currency in a Borderless World, will describe how Pencils of Promise merged two traditional and disparate industries into an intersecting space—one in which individuals, families and companies further their own wellbeing, all while creating social good. Learn more...

 

Closing Plenary Session
WHEN THE APPLE IS RIPE IT WILL FALL: GETTING TO THE CORE OF THE MATTER

Presented by Joshua D. Hale, Big Shoulders Fund
This session is sponsored by The Chicago Community Trust 

 

Announcing the NEW Leadership Track

This year, we are proud to present a track designed specifically for fundraisers who occupy management positions in the field. Karen Osborne and CCS will guide attendees through workshops pertaining to the unique challenges they face as fundraisers and leaders. Topics for discussion will include:
- The role of leadership in campaigns
- Management and leadership IQ
- Managing through strategic questioning
- Time management and work/life balance
Separate advanced registration is required for this session and registration is limited to the first 50 participants. To register for the Leadership Track, click here. If you have any questions, please contact Tanya Stanfield.


Special thanks to our dedicated Midwest Conference on Philanthropy sponsors


What Chicagoland fundraisers say about our Midwest Conference

"I know I will be able to take what I have learned and raise more funds for our mission."

"Excellent, diverse mix of panelists."

"Extremely applicable...This was practical information that I'll use throughout my career."

"Definitely exceeded my expectations."

"A fresh look at these topics. Made me step back and think differently."

"Terrific!"

“The entire experience at the conference was remarkable. It was my first year attending and all of the hype from colleagues was confirmed. Great job!”

“I really liked the networking lunch. Having the option to sit with others and learn about a particular subject was very helpful.”

 
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