More effectively identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward donors with an innovative relationship-based strategy.
Learn how to use engagement-focused strategies to lead your institution to a more secure fundraising future. Using current research into donor decision-making, philanthropy expert Jim Langley will walk you through a more productive and easily measured approach to the fundraising process, including:
Past attendees of Jim Langley conferences have enjoyed his personalized and innovative approach to fundraising training. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from Jim in this intimate conference setting.
This workshop will show you how to evaluate your advancement operation with objective criteria to establish baseline measures that can help you manage up, across, and down. With these baselines in place, clearer goals can be set and evaluative metrics can be applied in a more fair and rational manner.
Frontline fundraisers, professionals managing a portfolio, or advancement leadership managing the fundraising staff will all benefit from this conference. If you are looking for new donor strategies, if you are new to the field and looking to get up to speed, or if you need to understand the advancement field in greater depth, this conference is for you.
Contact David Boggs, Associate Program Manager David.Boggs@academicimpressions.com or 720-988-1215 if you’d like additional information about the program.
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Learning Outcome:After participating in this conference, you will be able to more effectively identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward donors with an innovative relationship-based strategy.
Before forming his own comprehensive advancement consulting firm, Jim served as vice president for advancement at Georgetown University. At Georgetown, he led the institution’s offices of alumni affairs, strategic communications and marketing, development, medical center development, and advancement services. During his tenure, he produced record numbers in new commitments and dollars, despite a difficult economy. He also launched a number of innovative programs, including the acclaimed Student Discovery Initiative.
Jim arrived at Georgetown after spending eight years as the vice president for advancement at the University of California, San Diego. At UCSD, he led the planning and execution of the institution’s seven-year $1 billion campaign, then raised almost half the target amount in three years, despite a weak economy. Jim also previously served as vice president for external affairs at Georgia Institute of Technology, increasing annual gift income from $26 million to $76 million and more than tripling the institution’s endowment to well over $500 million. Operations under his management have won awards in virtually every area of university advancement.
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The rate is $179 for single or double occupancy, plus applicable tax.
A room block has been reserved for the nights of January 17, 18 and 19, 2017.
Make your reservations prior to December 30, 2016. There are a limited number of rooms available at the conference rate. Please make your reservations early. Rooms are subject to hotel availability.
From the French Quarter and Bourbon Street to the Riverwalk and Warehouse District, you’ll be fewer than two blocks from everything you want to see.
Reboot and recharge in modern rooms and suites appointed with Sheraton Signature beds. Start your day with a beignet breakfast at Roux Bistro before exploring the shops of Royal Street. Wind down with specialty cocktails and light fare in the wrought iron elegance of the Pelican Bar.
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“Jim knows his stuff!”-Kim Greenhall; Director, Chapman Fund; Chapman University
"Best conference I've attended in 11 years of Higher Education. Jim really kept the program broad enough that a small university/shop like mine benefited greatly."-Christopher Hendry, Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Fitchburg State University
"AI set the table for an excellent presentation that was practical, well formulated, and extremely useful for advancement work. Jim's ability to challenge assumptions provided thoughtful discussion."-Eric Hamsho, Regional Director of Development, Wheaton College
"This was among the most beneficial professional meetings I've ever attended. The opportunity to interact with colleagues was a bonus, but Jim Langley was just terrific! I feel much more prepared for my new role in Alumni Engagement."-Michael Johnson, Director of Alumni and Church Engagement, Trevecca Nazarene University
"Jim reinforced practices and theories I have learned over the years. After two decades in advancement, it is reinvigorating to listen to someone who views our work through a noble lens rather than through a transactional one."-Coco Minardi, Associate Vice President of Annual Giving, Dickinson College
"Jim provided the opportunity to reflect on the bigger picture of philanthropy, enabling attendees to shift gears and recharge, rethink and reshape agendas."-Karen Campbell, Associate Director of Development, Illinois Wesleyan University
"Great job to Academic Impressions and Jim Langley for creating a well-designed, engagement-focused fundraising conference. Sessions were independent, but built progressively to create a whole system approach."-Isaac W. R. Thweatt, Director of Alumni Outreach, American University
"This conference has provided me with a toolkit I am excited to take back to work and share with my colleagues. It has completely changed the way I view the day-to-day work we do as fundraisers."-Carolyn Teter, Assocate Director of Development Fisher College of Business, Ohio State University
"A great opportunity for professionals at different levels to come together & learn from experts and others in the field."-Kate Donnarummo, Development Officer, Manhattanville College
"This conference was very content-rich and I felt like I walked away with a bucket of useful ideas and practice. Jim was an incredible presenter and I felt like I was learning from one of the real masters in the field."-Stephen Morgan, Vice President of Advancement and Alumni Relations, Westminster College
"Knowledge is power. this is one of the most powerful F-R conferences that I have attended. Jim Langley brings to his presentation not only the knowledge of the Advancement function, but he has 30+ years of successful experience/expertise as a Chief Advancement Officer."-James H. Williams, Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Evangel University
"Jim presents the fundamentals to long term vision for a successful fundraising strategy that is ethical and respectful of donors passions and interest and addresses how to connect in a positive, productive way to vision and initiatives of the university. Should be a must for all fundraisers."-Frances Hollingsworth, Assistant Dean for Development and Alumni Relations, Temple University
“This is the best, most informed and practical professional development I have attended.”-Diane Pennington; Development Officer; Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
“For various reasons, my institution doesn't train well, and trained me very little in the three years I have been there. The conference gave me confidence to get better at my work, and I can be successful not only in raising major gifts, but in being more confident within my institution.”-Margaret Weinkauf; Assistant Director, Development; Southern Methodist University
“Being new to my position at UC San Diego, this training was extremely helpful and interesting. The ability to focus my portfolio and responsibilities and to fine tune interview skills is something I have wanted, but have not been able to successfully do.”-Lindsey Faniola; Assistant Director of Development; University of California, San Diego
“Probably the best conference I've ever attended. I'm an AFP and CASE member, and much information was imparted. Thank you!”-Gloria Callihan; Associate Dean; Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry
“If you are expected to effectively execute strategic fundraising in higher education, it is well worth the time to invest in this conference to tap the expertise and proven methodologies of Jim Langley.”-Tim Rippinger; Senior Associate Vice President, Development; Marquette University
“The AI conferences I have attended have provided solid content with ‘roll up your sleeves’ work. Each section builds on the previous one (within the 2.5 day period) vs. a "collection" of topics.”-Jana Gordon; Assistant Vice President, Development and Campaign Director; Wilfrid Laurier University
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