May 31, 2018 Program

Making Your Special Event Special Again: Tips from the Experts
Thursday, May 31, 2018

The Foundation Center
1422 Euclid Ave, Suite 1600
Cleveland, OH 44115

7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. - Registration and Networking
8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. - Presentation

1 CFRE Credit approved



Is your special event getting stale? Learn how to revitalize your special event and make it special again using your venue, auctions, special drawings, theme, appeal, technology, and more! Fundraising Event Expert Dianne Kleber will be sharing industry trends and best practices for revitalizing fundraising events while a panel of event experts from various Cleveland-based nonprofit organizations will be on-hand to share specific advice and their own best practices! Whether you’re looking to reach a younger crowd by implementing fundraising technology or raise more with a higher ticket price by adding more value to your event, these experts will have the answers.

Dianne Kleber, Senior Director, National Sales, Gesture

Megan Birman, Events Specialist, Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank
Kevin Grissinger, Special Events Manager, Greater Cleveland Food Bank
Jessica Cartagena, Specialist, Donor Engagement & Outreach Events, Cuyahoga Community College

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