Development Day Chicago is 10 days away, and with over 200 attendees registered, space is now limited. Get your spot before it sells out.

Need to know more? Here are 10 reasons for you to join us on September 14th:

  1. Start Your Day with Best-Selling Author, Celebrated Speaker, and Fundraising Expert Penelope Burk
    Penelope has prepared a customized keynote presentation specifically for us: Where Philanthropy Is Headed...how to capitalize on donors' strategic and independent approach to giving.

  2. Learn from Regional and National Leaders in the Non-Profit Sector
    Hear directly from leaders in the industry ready to arm you with the tools you need to meet today's fundraising challenges.

  3. Earn 5.75 CFRE's 
    Earn valuable education points to put toward your certification or recertification by attending Development Day Chicago. 

  4. Refresh and Recharge
    Take a day off from your busy work schedule to refresh your perspective and think bigger picture so you can get back to work on Monday feeling reinvigorated and recharged.

  5. Network, Connect, and Reconnect with Colleagues
    Create lifelong friendships and connections when you participate in AFP Chicago’s Development Day.

  6. Options for Fundraisers at Every Level 
    Sessions have been designed to mix-and-match to best support fundraisers at every point in their development career.

  7. The Price is Right
    For $275, take advantage of top-notch educational sessions and next-level networking at this one-day event.

  8. Gain Up-to-Date Knowledge on Current Industry Topics
    Dig deeper into a wide range of topics such as the secret of perseverance and the ability to bounce back from failure, how to reach donors in a digital world, new approaches to influence donor relationships, ditching the pitch, and much, much more.

  9. Have Fun and Get Inspired
    Hear inspiring stories of generosity from donors and peers alike.

  10. Development Download Reception
    The conference doesn't end with the closing session: immediately following Breakout Session 3, join your fellow attendees for a beverage and light appetizers as you unwind from your day.

Don't miss your chance to discover some innovative ways to use new ideas to become the best fundraiser you can be! Seats are limited - register today!


Members - $275
Non-members - $350


A Special Thanks to our Development Day Chicago 2018 Sponsors!




The Chronicle of Philanthropy 

Giving Tree Associates 


And Our Continuous Learning Sponsors!
Advocate Health Care
The Alford Group


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