Speaking, Training, Exhibiting
In addition to writing and designing effective donor communications, we also travel the world speaking and teaching. Take a look at our schedules below and don’t miss an opportunity to join us. We look forward to meeting you.
Learn from Tom
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 ~ Day-long training in donor communications for the Mid-Michigan AFP. At Horizons Conference Center, Saginaw. For registration, CLICK.
April 8+9, 2019 ~ Donor Communications Intensive, a limited-edition masterclass with Steven Screen and Tom Ahern. One-on-one creative training and coaching from two recognized direct mail masters. Takes place in a scenic spot near Seattle. For full information, CLICK. Attendees leave with a new appeal written, among other things. One attendee increased giving from $3,000 per appeal to $75,000 per appeal.
Thursday, April 11, 2019 ~ Tom Ahern’s updated and revised 90-minute super-webinar on Donor Newsletters that Make Money. 1 PM Eastern, $129 per computer. Buy one seat, invite the whole team to watch. The entire presentation is recorded. Attend at your convenience. CLICK to register.
Friday, April 26, 2019 ~ Live webinar on “Loverizing: The Lucrative Difference a Few Well-Chosen Words Will Make in Your Donor Communications,” for the AFP South Sound chapter. At the University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA. Info & registration, CLICK.
Thursday, May 9, 2019 ~ 23rd annual Fundraising Day in Canada’s capital! AFP Ottawa, National Arts Centre.
Friday, June 7, 2019 ~ FREE at Bay Path University, Wright Hall, Longmeadow, MA, 9 AM to noon: “Donor-centered communications.”
June 12-14, 2019 ~ Western Canada Fundraising Conference, Saskatoon. CLICK.
Online training from Moceanic: Creating or upgrading a donor newsletter? Making money with your donor newsletter. Taught by Tom Ahern. $397, four-module course with you doing exercises every step of the way. Includes “Why even do a newsletter?”; “What kinds of content do I need to include?” (there are four must-haves); creating offers; wielding psychological triggers such as emotions and donor-centricity; effectively keeping the donor relationship lively.
Week of September 16-20, 2019 ~ Masterclass 3-city US tour with researcher Dr. Adrian Sargeant, assisted by copywriter Tom Ahern; full-day, expert-level, hands-on (i.e., you’ll create stuff) training. How to double or even quintuple your giving ~ if you’re not yet applying any of the tricks, tips, secrets, and science you will learn in one day. Reserve that week. If you can get to Baltimore, to Kansas City, or to Seattle ... we hope to see you there. How much can you increase your giving, using science and applied donor-centricity? Quintuple is possible, if your org. hasn’t been good at donor-centricity. Double if your org.’s donor comms are already purring along. For Baltimore registration and more information, CLICK. $997.50 per seat.
Learn from Leah
March 31-April 2, 2019: AFP International Conference (multiple sessions), San Antonio, Texas
May 16-18, 2019: United States Olympic Committee, NGB Fundraising Summit, Colorado Springs, Colorado
June 15-18, 2019: Planet Philanthropy Conference, St. Augustine, Florida
June 23-26, 2019: Girls on the Run National Summit, Baltimore, Maryland
August 2019: AFP Upper Mississipi Valley Chapter, Wisconsin
August 28, 2019: AFP Global Webinar on Cases for Support
October 28-30, 2019: NonProfit Storytelling Conference, San Diego, California
November 14, 2019: AFP New Jersey Chapter Conference on Philanthropy, New Jersey
October 28-30, 2019: I’ll be exhibiting at the NonProfit Storytelling Conference in San Diego, California. Stop by the booth to say hello and see some samples of our work.