Bridge Conference 2018

2019 Bridge to Integrated Marketing & Fundraising Conference


The 2019 Bridge to Integrated Marketing & Fundraising Conference will be held July 10-12, 2019

NATIONAL HARBOR - AT THE GAYLORD NATIONAL HOTEL AND CONFERENCE CENTER

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THE ART & SCIENCE OF FUNDRAISING & MARKETING:
DISCOVER THE BEST MIX

In today’s environment, fundraisers and marketers must rely on a balance of creative ideas and data-driven analytics to maximize their effectiveness. Find the best mix for your nonprofit at the Bridge Conference!

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

This year, more than 2,200 of the brightest, most creative and most experimental fundraising professionals from every sector of our industry will gather for three enlightening days of dynamic keynotes, panels, workshops, networking events and more.

At the Bridge Conference you will learn:

  • New strategies and proven methods
  • Get timely advice and timeless wisdom, and
  • Hear original voices and unchanging truths

So unlock your creativity and discover your mix for groundbreaking success in 2018 and beyond. Get yourself to Bridge 2018!


WHO’S IN THE MIX AT THE BRIDGE CONFERENCE?



IF YOU’VE GOT CHEMISTRY WITH…


Nonprofit Fundraising Professional

  • Direct Response Fundraisers
  • Major Gift Officers
  • Annual Giving-Development Directors & Staff
  • Planned Giving Officers
  • Membership Staff
  • Nonprofit Leadership

  • Nonprofit Chief Executives & Executive Directors
  • Nonprofit Board of Directors
  • Consultants, Agencies and Other Marketing Professionals
  • Writers, Designers and Creative Professionals
  • Digital & Social Media Marketers
  • DRTV Producers
  • List Brokers
  • Mail Order Marketers
  • Media Buyers
  • Printers and Mailers-Catalogers
  • Telemarketers
  • Trade and Professional Association Marketing Staff


  • …THEN THE BRIDGE CONFERENCE IS FOR YOU!



    TAKE A LOOK AT THE 2017 BRIDGE CONFERENCE ATTENDEES:
    NONPROFITS, ORGANIZATIONS & FIRMS



    2018 NOTABLE SPEAKERS

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    2018 SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE


    Tuesday, July 31
    8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    - Pre-Conference Registration

    10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    - Pre-Conference Workshops

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

    4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    - DMAW MAXI Awards Program & Reception (separate registration)
    Wednesday, August 1
    7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    - Registration Open

    7:30 AM – 8:15 AM
    - Share a Cup of Joe with the Marketing & Fundraising Van Gogh’s! 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 & Prizes

    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
    Thursday, August 2
    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 Final Brushstroke - Closing General Session and Reception

    Producers

    Direct Marketing Association of Washington

    Direct Marketing Association of Washington

    Direct Marketing Association of Washington
    Association of Fundraising Professionals DC

    Association of Fundraising Professionals DC

    Association of Fundraising Professionals DC

    Program Partners

    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
    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
    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

    Sponsors

    Meet More of the 2018 Bridge Conference Sponsors

    Registration Options

    Hotel + Full Education Package – Member

    Includes two-day conference registration PLUS Gaylord National Hotel Stay for Tuesday (July 31) and Wednesday (August 1) evenings. Cost break down: room ($229/night), resort fee ($18/night) and tax (16%) - This rate is not available for one-day registrations or after June 19

    SOLD OUT Register Now

    Group Education Package – Member

    3 or more registered with the same company, must be registered at the same time with and paid for with one form of payment. Only applicable to full conference registrations.

    $685 Register Now

    Full Education Package – Member

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

    $785 Register Now

    Hotel + Full Education Package – NonMember

    Includes two-day conference registration PLUS Gaylord National Hotel Stay for Tuesday (July 31) and Wednesday (August 1) evenings. Cost break down: room ($229/night), resort fee ($18/night) and tax (16%) - This rate is not available for one-day registrations or after June 19

    Sold Out Register Now

    Group Education Package – NonMember

    3 or more registered with the same company, must be registered at the same time with and paid for with one form of payment. Only applicable to full conference registrations.

    $795 Register Now

    Full Education Package – NonMember

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

    $895 Register Now

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