Conferences & Training

Annual Conference for Development Researchers

Jan. 16 - 18, 2019
Omni Los Angeles Hotel
Los Angeles, Calif., United States

As development research, prospect management and development analytics professionals, we provide the information and analysis that ensure our organizations focus on our most essential prospective donors.

This conference will examine our role from multiple perspectives, focusing not only on the skills we bring to the fundraising process, but also the importance of the internal relationships that make certain those skills are used, and valued.

Participants will walk away with a better understanding and appreciation for qualitative and quantitative prospect identification methods.


Benefits of Attending
  • Learn the important contributions and bodies of knowledge that prospect development functions bring to the advancement process.
  • Explore ways to tie prospect development to the bottom line of fundraising success.
  • Discover practical uses for metrics, prospect management and research identification.
  • Understand the power of data analytics and predictive modeling in advancing qualification and pipeline processes.
  • Assess the relationship among prospect development, advancement services and frontline fundraisers to maximize the partnerships of each group.

Who Should Attend
  • Development research and prospect management practitioners
  • Advancement services directors
  • Data analytics and data modeling professionals
  • Prospect development managers
  • Those who supervise the development research or prospect management functions

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