Bridge Conference 2017

12th Annual Bridge to Integrated Marketing & Fundraising Conference


THE 2017 BRIDGE CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD AUGUST 2-4, 2017

NATIONAL HARBOR - AT THE GAYLORD NATIONAL HOTEL AND CONFERENCE CENTER

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Register now for the 2016 Bridge Conference

THINK BIG, THINK BOLD, TAKE ACTION!

You’ve got a job to do – raise funds for your organization’s mission. You can’t keep doing the same thing and expect better or new results. You’ve got to Think BIG, Think BOLD and Take ACTION!

Attend the 2017 Bridge to Integrated Marketing & Fundraising Conference and discover the tools you need to take you and your organization to the next level!

Bridge 2017 is the premier conference of, by and for fundraising professionals. It's a vast, immersive uniquely comprehensive experience for the latest strategies, techniques and innovations in direct response marketing and fundraising.

This year, more than 2,000 of the brightest, boldest and most creative fundraising professionals from every sector of our industry will gather for three energizing days of dynamic keynotes, panels, workshops, networking and more - all rigorously curated to embolden you to push the limits in search of what direct marketing and fundraising can achieve, and enhance your personal and professional abilities.

So stake your claim for new growth, insight and success in 2017 and beyond. Get yourself to Bridge 2017!


WHO IS BIG INTO THE BRIDGE CONFERENCE?


Nonprofit Fundraising Professional

  • Direct Response Fundraisers
  • Major Gift Officers
  • Chief Development Officers & Staff
  • Planned Giving Officers
  • Membership Staff
  • Capital Campaign Staff
  • Digital & Social Media Marketers
  • Nonprofit Leadership

  • Chief Executives & Executive Directors
  • Board Members
  • Chief Operating Officers
  • Chief Financial Officers
  • Program Staff
  • Consultants, Agencies and Other Marketing Professionals
  • Writers, Designers and Creative Professionals
  • Fundraising & Marketing Consultants
  • DRTV Producers
  • List Brokers
  • Mail Order Marketers
  • Media Buyers
  • Printers and Mailers-Catalogers
  • Telemarketers
  • Trade and Professional Association Marketing Staff


  • Take a look at the 2016 Bridge Conference Attendees:
    Nonprofits, Organizations & Firms



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    2017 Schedule at a Glance


    Wednesday, August 2
    8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    - Pre-Conference Registration

    10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    - Pre-Conference Workshops
    • • Fundraising101
    • • Direct Mail
    • • Digital Marketing & Fundraising

    2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    - Conference Registration Open

    4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    - DMAW MAXI Awards Program & Reception
    Thursday, August 3
    7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    - Registration Open

    7:30 AM – 8:15 AM
    - Share a Bold Roast with the Big Shots! Come share a cup of coffee with our Bridge Conference Veterans – and learn how to make the most out of your Bridge Conference Experience!

    8:15 AM – 9:20 AM
    - 12 Breakout Sessions

    9:30 AM – 10:45 AM
    - Opening General Session

    10:00 AM – 6:30 PM
    - Solutions Showcase Open

    10:45 AM – 11:15 AM
    - Solutions Showcase Refreshment Break

    11:15 AM – 12:30 PM
    - 12 Breakout Sessions

    12:15 PM – 2:15 PM
    - Solutions Showcase Lunch

    2:15 PM – 3:30 PM
    - 12 Breakout Sessions

    3:30 PM – 4:00 PM
    - Solutions Showcase Refreshment Break

    4:00 PM – 5:15 PM
    - 12 Breakout Sessions

    5:15 PM – 6:30 PM
    - Solutions Showcase Networking Reception
    Friday, August 4
    7:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    - Registration Open

    8:15 AM – 9:20 AM
    - 12 Breakout Sessions

    9:30 AM – 10:45 AM
    - General Session

    10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    - Solutions Showcase Open

    10:45 AM – 11:15 AM
    - Solutions Showcase Refreshment Break

    11:15 AM – 12:30 PM
    - 12 Breakout Sessions

    12:15 PM – 2:00 PM
    - Solutions Showcase Lunch & Prizes

    2:00 PM – 3:15 PM
    - 12 Breakout Sessions

    3:15 PM – 4:30 PM
    - The Big Finish! - Closing General Session and Reception

    Producers

    Association of Fundraising Professionals DC

    Association of Fundraising Professionals DC

    Association of Fundraising Professionals DC
    Direct Marketing Association of Washington

    Direct Marketing Association of Washington

    Direct Marketing Association of Washington

    Program Partners

    Boys & Girls Clubs of America

    Boys & Girls Clubs of America

    The Boys & Girls Clubs exist to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Boys & Girls Clubs are a safe place to learn and grow – all while having fun. It is the place where great futures are started each and every day.

    Boys & Girls Clubs of America
    American Advertising Federation DC

    American Advertising Federation DC

    Since 1918, AAF DC has served as the premier industry organization for area advertising professionals.

    American Advertising Federation DC
    National Catholic Development Conference

    National Catholic Development Conference

    Leading the catholic fundraising community in their development ministries through conference and networking.

    National Catholic Development Conference
    Direct Marketing Fundraisers Association

    Direct Marketing Fundraisers Association

    Since 1972, we have equipped direct marketing professionals to connect with donors, cultivate philanthropic relationships, and raise funds for dynamic non-profit organizations.

    Direct Marketing Fundraisers Association

    Sponsors

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    Registration Options

    Hotel + Full Education Package – Member

    Includes two-day conference registration PLUS Gaylord National Hotel Stay for Wednesday (August 2) and Thursday (August 3) evenings. Cost break down: room ($215/night), resort fee ($15/night) and tax (18%) - This rate is not available for one-day registrations or after June 19

    $1000 Price will increase to $1105 on April 3 and $1205 on May 29 Register Now

    Group Education Package – Member

    3 or more registered with the same company (We deleted Group One Day Registration for lack of use.)

    $460 Price will increase to $565 on April 3 and $665 on May 29 Register Now

    Full Education Package – Member

    Includes Thursday and Friday Breakout and General Sessions, refreshment breaks, lunches in the Solutions Showcase and the Networking Reception.

    $560 Price will increase to $665 on April 3 and $765 on May 29 Register Now

    Hotel + Full Education Package – NonMember

    Includes two-day conference registration PLUS Gaylord National Hotel Stay for Wednesday (August 2) and Thursday (August 3) evenings. Cost break down: room ($215/night), resort fee ($15/night) and tax (18%) - This rate is not available for one-day registrations or after June 19

    $1099 Price will increase to $1205 on April 3 and $1310 on May 29 Register Now

    Group Education Package – NonMember

    3 or more registered with the same company (We deleted Group One Day Registration for lack of use.)

    $559 Price will increase to $665 on April 3 and $770 on May 29 Register Now

    Full Education Package – NonMember

    Includes Thursday and Friday Breakout and General Sessions, refreshment breaks, lunches in the Solutions Showcase and the Networking Reception.

    $659 Price will increase to $765 on April 3 and $870 on May 29 Register Now

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