Master Classes

Wednesday, 3 May 2017
9:00 am
Registration Desk Open.
12:00pm - 4:00 pm
Queenstown Room
Sponsored by Pareto
Michael Whitney, USA
Revolutionary fundraising - mobilising donors and volunteers and making the most of the latest in digital opportunities.
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wakatipu Room
Sponsored by Giving Architects
Clive Pedley and Iyanthi Wijayanayake, Giving Architects, New Zealand
Impact measurement and impact reporting 
Will effective impact measurement and impact reporting transform giving outcomes and stakeholder engagement opportunities? Absolutely! Join Clive and Iyanthi from Giving Architects, along with Craig Fisher and Ellie Gray. You will learn how to develop and implement effective impact measurement and impact reporting in your organisation. A resource kit will be provided to each attendee.
Exhibition Space
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Exhibition Space (Level 4)
Sponsored by Execucare
Execucare Cocktail Party.
Welcome Cocktail Event hosted and sponsored by Execucare NZ.

Conference Programme

Thursday, 4 May 2017
 Queenstown Room
Formal Welcome
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Queenstown Room
Sponsored by Pareto
Opening Plenary 
Michael Whitney, USA (with introduction by Dearne Cameron, Pareto)
Message matters most: How the magic of an empowering message can unlock grassroots mobilisation.
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Exhibition Space
Wakatipu Room
Clive Pedley, Giving Architects, New Zealand
Social Impact Investment complementing traditional philanthropy: presenting current New Zealand projects relevant to local charities.
Marquee 1
Sommer Davies, Fundraising Design, Australia
Seven solutions to fixing your fundraising problems today
Marquee 2
Cess Underwood, New Zealand Post 
How to pull together a strategic communications plan
Clancy's Room
Simon Bowden, Arts Foundation, New Zealand
Crowdfunding for success
2:15 pm - 3:30 pm
Exhibition Space
CFRE Afternoon Tea

Table Talks (2 x 20 minute quick fire sessions)

Soar Print
Mobile Publishing Solutions
The Biggest HR challenge for NFP's aka Please Don't Go
NZ Post
Top tips for DM Success
Transactional data co-operative mailings add a new dimension to your prospecting
The key to running an integrated multi-strategy fundraising programme is marketing automation, letting the technology do the donor engagement for you.
How to smash your fundraising goals through online and digital fundraising
Creativity and innovation in fundraising
Inspired Adventures
Get Ready Experience
Optimised for smartphones and tablets: Direct Mail appeal tactics to increase response
Online Fundraising: Are you ready to join us on the edge?
Strategic Grants
Best Practice Grant-Seeking in Action
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
90 Minute Sessions
Wakatipu Room
Andrew Martin, Pareto Fundraising
Do You Really Care About Donor Care? (Hint: you should!) 
– with increased pressure on acquiring new donors, it’s never been more important to care for and nurture the donors you already have. 
Marquee 1
Carole French, Asthma and Respiratory Foundation, New Zealand
Where to from here? Developing a fundraising strategy from scratch. A hands-on workshop aimed at small charities looking to develop a robust strategy to guide fundraising growth and development.
Clancy's Room
Abby Clemence, Infinity Sponsorship, Australia
The coming of the new sponsorship revolution; structured, strategic partnerships - the way of the future
Shuttles depart to Gala dinner venue. Meet at reception.
6:30 pm
Sponsored by Soar Print
Soar Print FINZ Excellence in Fundraising Awards 2017 and Gala Dinner
A celebration of fundraising excellence with Clown Doctors, New Zealand:
 - Introduction to humour
 - how to use it in your daily life to avoid 'burn out'
 - how to apply this to your work and to further your cause and fundraising
Function will be taking place at the Skyline Restaurant in Queenstown. 

Friday, 5 May 2017
Registration open
9:00 am - 10:00am
Queenstown Room
Sponsored by Frontstream
Fundraising is Everyone’s Business!
Leadership panel of Kitty Hilton (Head Challenger), Stephen George, Sommer Davies and Kate Russell.
A energy packed session discussing:
- the rightful place of fundraising in the organisation
- what is really needed for organisational commitment and readiness?
- the role of the Board, CEO, staff - and others - for fundraising to be a success
10:00 am
Exhibitor Space
Morning Tea
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Queenstown Room
Fiona McPhee, Pareto Fundraising
High performing Direct Mail Acquisition- review of case studies and strategies
Wakatipu Room
Jason Pemberton, Akina Foundation, New Zealand
Growing social enterprise
Clancy's Room
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Exhibitor Space
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Clancy's Room
2:00 pm - 2:20 pm
Queenstown Room
Closing Remarks and Prizes

Disclaimer: The conference programme is correct at the time of publishing; the organisers reserve the right to alter the programme and speakers due to factors beyond their control.



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