Bridge Conference 2016

Bridge Conference 2016

The 11th Annual Bridge to Integrated Marketing & Fundraising Conference


July 13-15, 2016

National Harbor - at the Gaylord National Hotel and Conference Center

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Bridge 2016 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 and major donor 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 enrich your love of what nonprofit marketing can achieve, and enhance your personal and professional abilities to crush your contributions to it.

So stake your claim for new growth, insight and success in 2016 and beyond. Get yourself to Bridge 2016!


WHO LOVES THE BRIDGE CONFERENCE?


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
  • Digital & Social Media Marketers
  • 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 2015 Bridge Conference Attendees:
    Nonprofits, Organizations & Firms



    2016 Notable Speakers

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    Schedule at a Glance


    Wednesday, July 13
    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
    (Attendance to the MAXI Awards requires a separate registration directly thru the DMAW website. Please click here: DMAW MAXI Awards.)

    8:30 PM – 10:00 PM
    Lovin’ Bridge! – Dessert Reception – New!
    Thursday, July 14
    7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    - Registration Open

    7:30 AM – 8:15 AM
    - Crush It with Experts! Come share a cup of coffee with our Bridge Conference Veterans – and learn how to make 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 – “The Future of Philanthropy” Steve Roberts, Journalist interviewing David M. Rubenstein, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, The Carlyle Group

    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 AM – 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, July 15
    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 – “Making an Impact” Nate Holzapfel, Entrepreneur, ABC Shark Tank Winner and Co-Founder, Mission Belt Company

    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
    - Closing General Session and Reception – “Creating Change” Shiza Shahid, Social Entrepreneur, Women’s Rights Advocate and Co-Founder of the Malala Fund

    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

    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
    National Capital Gift Planning Council

    National Capital Gift Planning Council

    The National Capital Gift Planning Council is a not-for-profit professional organization dedicated to advancing and promoting charitable gift planning.

    National Capital Gift Planning Council
    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

    Meet More of the 2016 Bridge Conference Sponsors

    Registration Options

    Hotel + Full Education Package – Member

    Includes two-day full conference registration PLUS Gaylord National Hotel stay for Wednesday (July 13) and Thursday (July 14) evenings. Cost break down: Room ($209/night), resort fee ($15/night) and tax (18%) - Rate not available for one-day registrations or after June 19.

    $971 Price will increase to $1071 on March 21 and $1171 on May 16 Register Now

    Group Education Package – Member

    Three or more registered with the same company or organization - Rate not available for one-day registrations or after June 19.

    $445 Price will increase to $545 on March 21 and $645 on May 16 Register Now

    Full Education Package – Member

    Includes two-day full conference registration including Breakout and General Sessions, refreshment breaks, lunches in the Solutions Showcase and the Networking Reception - Rate not available for onsite registrations after June 19 for $845.

    $545 Price will increase to $645 on March 21 and $745 on May 16 Register Now

    Hotel + Full Education Package – NonMember

    Includes two-day full conference registration PLUS Gaylord National Hotel stay for Wednesday (July 13) and Thursday (July 14) evenings. Cost break down: Room ($209/night), resort fee ($15/night) and tax (18%) - Rate not available for one-day registrations or after June 19.

    $1066 Price will increase to $1171 on March 21 and $1271 on May 16 Register Now

    Group Education Package – NonMember

    Three or more registered with the same company or organization - Rate not available for one-day registrations or after June 19.

    $545 Price will increase to $645 on March 21 and $745 on May 16 Register Now

    Full Education Package – NonMember

    Includes two-day full conference registration including Breakout and General Sessions, refreshment breaks, lunches in the Solutions Showcase and the Networking Reception - Rate not available for onsite registrations after June 19 for $945.

    $640 Price will increase to $745 on March 21 and $845 on May 16 Register Now

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