2014 Annual Symposium for Nonprofit Professionals and Volunteers
Celebrating 15 years as the Midwest’s largest nonprofit management conference.
Best practices are critical to nonprofit management, but savvy nonprofit leaders also keep their eyes on the horizon. Join the Axelson Center for its 15th Annual Symposium as we explore Next Practices: a forward-looking management approach that will keep your organization responsive and strong.
For this landmark event, we're bringing you powerful, thought-provoking content on a variety of topics.
Here are some of the highlights:
- A keynote concert and conversation with philanthropist and NoVo Foundation Co-Chair Peter Buffett, son of Warren Buffett.
- Symposium programs focused on next practices in:
Broadening Your Reach
Organizational Health & Sustainability
A day-long Pre-Conference, "Human Capital", that will show you how to leverage your most valuable people resources: your staff, volunteers and stakeholders.
- Our annual awards luncheon, where we'll announce the 2014 winners of the Alford-Axelson Award for Nonprofit Managerial Excellence and the Excellent Emerging Organization Award.
- An amazing lineup of more than 60 speakers across the two day event.
Click the Register button to review the complete programming schedule, speaker lineup and to join us today!
The Axelson Center's 15th anniversary programming is supported by a grant from The Chicago Community Trust.
June 2-3, 2014
Pre-Conference Institute: Monday, June 2
Symposium and Resource Fair: Tuesday, June 3
Location: Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 E Upper Wacker Dr
Chicago, IL 60601
Early Bird Registration: Opens March 1!
Early Bird Rates (March 1-April 4)
$399 2 Day Registration: Includes Preconference and Symposium
$269 Symposium Day
$199 Preconference Day
Standard Rates (April 5-May 28)
$449 2 Day Registration: Includes Pre-conference and Symposium
$319 Symposium Day
$229 Pre-conference Day
Opportunities: Sponsorship & Engagement
Does your business serve the nonprofit sector? Consider symposium sponsorship! It's an excellent opportunity to get your brand in front of decision-makers at the largest nonprofit management conference in the Midwest. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about sponsorship, including custom packages.