The nonprofit sector has had to adapt and change in so many ways in the last year, and conferences are no different. While some have gone virtual, others have gone hybrid to include in-person and online attendees. As we start to see some light at the end of the tunnel, more conferences are planning to return to in-person events.
There are many benefits to conferences, whether in person or online. You can connect with other professionals in your field and learn about new trends and developments. Additionally, you can gain inspiration from keynote speakers and panelists. For nonprofits, conferences can be especially beneficial. Meetings offer a chance to learn about best practices, find solutions to common problems, and gain insight into the latest trends.
No matter the format, conferences provide an excellent opportunity for networking and learning. And, of course, they're a great way to take a break from the day-to-day grind and recharge your batteries. Looking for nonprofit conferences to add to your calendar? Here are some upcoming events:
Top Nonprofit Conferences for 2023
SXSW - Climate Change Track
When: March 10-13, 2023
Where: Austin, TX,
Price: Ticket prices are not yet available.
Event description: Topics featured in the Climate Change Track include renewable energy and fossil fuel alternatives, sustainable practices, coastal relocation, plant-based foods, and forward-focused green startups.
Target audience: Nonprofit staff who are interested in how climate change and sustainable practices.
The SXSW Conference provides an opportunity for global professionals at every level to participate, network, and advance their careers. Explore 15 Tracks of programming, Summits, and various formats including Keynotes, Featured Speakers, panels, workshops, podcasts, and more during SXSW 2022 from March 11-20 in Austin, TX and online.
Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC)
When: April 12-14th, 2023
Where: Denver, CO, Colorado Convention Center
Price: Ticket prices are not yet available.
Event description: Every day focuses on community, knowledge, equity, and inspiration.
Target audience: Nonprofit development staff who are interested in how technology is changing fundraising and philanthropy.
The Nonprofit Conference is the perfect event for anyone who wants to learn more about using stories to further their cause. The conference features keynote speeches, workshops, and networking opportunities focused on helping attendees hone their storytelling skills.
Minnesota Council for Nonprofits - Annual Conference
The Minnesota Council for Nonprofits hosts an annual conference for professionals from all over the state. The panel features breakout sessions on fundraising, leadership, and marketing. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with other professionals and learn about the latest trends in the nonprofit sector.
QGiv's annual conference is a must-attend for anyone who works in the nonprofit space. The nonprofit conference features online giving, donor stewardship, and event planning breakout sessions. Attendees will have the opportunity to network and learn about the latest QGiv products and features.
Raise is the place to be if you're looking for innovative ways to fundraise. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from each other, ranging from online event & auction to peer-to-peer fundraising.
The Nonprofit Marketing Summit is an annual gathering of nonprofit marketing professionals. The event features keynote speakers, workshops, and opportunities for attendees to hone their marketing skills. Attendees will leave with actionable tactics to market their causes more effectively.
Nonprofit Federation Summer Conference
When: August 8-10th, 2022
Where: Chicago, Ill. and Virtual
Price:$99-$2859 depending on in-person options
Event description: Learn, Network, and Grow
Target audience: Professional fundraisers, nonprofit communications teams, and many vendors.
The world's most successful fundraisers will share success stories and proven methods to address the challenges you may confront in this environment. It's the premier event to discuss cutting-edge ideas and develop strategies to create and strengthen connections with supporters. Attendees will have the chance to hear from keynote speakers, take part in workshops and panel discussions, and connect with other professionals.
When: July 27-29th, 2022
Where: Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center| National Harbor, MD (adjacent to Washington, DC)
Price:$696-$795 members and non-members, respectively.
Event description: Integrated Marketing and Funding Conference
Target audience: Consultants, Agencies, Marketing Professionals, and members