Make the Ask: How to Pitch Congress to Your Boss
From November 19-21, 2018, hone your skills, exchange ideas, harness new technologies and build your network at #AFPCongress2018. This is the fundraising event of the year – not to be missed!
Want to come to Congress, but need some help in getting your boss on board with the idea? We’ve got you covered.
- Congress is a three-day conference unlike any other with more than 90 sessions to choose from that explore all areas of philanthropy – whether you’re new to the fundraising profession, are an industry veteran, or somewhere in between, Congress has something for everyone
- Congress is the largest fundraising conference in Canada that welcomes more than 1,000 delegates from across North America each year
- Congress is the best way to upgrade your skills and knowledge, network and connect with other like-minded professionals
What’s in it for them:
- New ideas that you’ll bring back to the office to help your organization grow their programs, maximize their impact and results
- Solutions that you’ll share on some of the sector’s top challenges
- The ability to stay ahead of the curve – you’ll share new ideas on sector innovations and technologies that will help your organization thrive
- An “in” with key funding decision-makers and business leaders – you’ll be able to make the proper introductions after all your networking at Congress
What’s in it for you:
- Inspiration and practical takeaways you can implement right away that will help you be better at your job
- The opportunity to network with expert leaders, including the opportunity to meet and introduce the speakers as a session host
- Up to 10.5 education points towards your CFRE
- Three days of great food with even better company (registration includes all conference meals – continental breakfasts, two luncheons and refreshments during breaks, admission to the Philanthropy Awards, President and Out-of-Towners’ receptions, and the AFP Speaker Discovery Series Congress Pre-event)
How to hit it home:
- On top of 90+ sessions, Congress offers exciting plenary presentations you won’t see anywhere else
- Congress is a great deal – for a conference of its size, Congress has one of the lowest fees on the market and offers additional savings with group and AFP member discounts
- Congress is a one-of-a-kind experience that offers an immediate return on investment
Your next ask could be transformational – for your program, your cause and yourself. Talk to your boss about going to Congress today!
Learn more and register here.