Training & Fundraising Trends in the Windy City

Four Points By Sheraton, Chicago O'Hare Airport
August 12-13, 2019
8:00 AM-4:30 PM

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Sessions & Schedule

Monday, August 12, 2019

  • 8:00am-4:00pm

    DonorPerfect Training Workshop (Sold out!)
    Applying DonorPerfect Concepts

    This all-day intensive workshop provides you with the opportunity to learn about the DonorPerfect features that have the most impact on you as a development professional. Workshop topics include:

    - What’s in Your System?
    - Data Entry to Mailing Lists
    - Timely Thank Yous
    - Tracking Engagement with Prospects and Donors
    - Streamlined Donation Processing Tools
    - Intermediate Reporting Practices

    All DonorPerfect users are welcome to attend this workshop. Please note that this workshop is geared towards intermediate users that have some level of experience with DonorPerfect. 
  • 4:30pm-6:30pm

    Happy Hour

    “Wine” down from a day full of DonorPerfect training at our DPCNC Happy Hour. Enjoy drinks and hors d'oeuvres with DonorPerfect users and members of the DonorPerfect Team.

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

  • 8:00am-9:30am

    Networking Breakfast

  • 9:45am-11:00am

    Monthly Giving Program Success

    This session will focus on the institutional commitment of a monthly giving program, discuss the donor experience, examine engagement tactics, and prepare a roadmap for readiness.

  • 11:15am-12:15pm

    Essential Reports for Data-Based Fundraisers

    Discover the ins and outs of key DonorPerfect reports and filters that can help you make informed decisions about donors and prospects, understand giving trends of the past so you can plan for the future, and share your fundraising progress and successes with your board.

  • 12:15pm-1:30pm

    Networking Lunch + One on One Consultations

  • 1:45pm-2:45pm

    Maximizing Online Giving

    The key to boosting online fundraising revenue is to invest in creating and maintaining a meaningful donor journey. This session teaches practices for creating websites that wow and online donation forms that increase donation conversion rates.

  • 3:00pm-4:00pm

    Improving Results with Your Constant Contact Account

    Join us for this action-packed hour as Channel Marketing and Enablement Manager for Constant Contact, Matthew Montoya joins us at DPCNC again to share some enlightening best practices, tips to gain more donations from email and teaches you all the amazing new features in Constant Contact since our last DPCNC.

  • 4:00pm-4:15pm

    Closing Remarks

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Deep Dish Pizza

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Wicker Park

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Have Some Laughs at a Legendary Comedy Spot

Stop by Second City to see up-and-coming comedians at the improv theater where many of the funny fixtures in Hollywood got their start. Catch The Best of Second City Show on Monday night at 8.



Lounge and Listen at This Bluesy Town’s Coolest Bars

Chicago blues has always been a staple in its buzzy music scene. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to drink and dine to live music that’s unlike the offerings of anywhere else.


Millennium Park

Stroll Lakeside in Millennium Park

This lively city square doubles as a display for architectural works of art. Snap a selfie among the skyline in The Bean, take a stroll alongside the lake, and enjoy the view from above on the Ferris wheel.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Chicago DPCNC stop will be held August 12-13, 2019 at Four Points By Sheraton Chicago O'Hare Airport.

The address is 10249 West Irving Park Road, Schiller Park, Illinois 60176..

The conference will be held from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM on August 12 and 8:00 AM - 4:15 PM on August 13.

Four Points By Sheraton Chicago O'Hare Airport
10249 West Irving Park Road, Schiller Park, Illinois 60176
Click here to reserve your room for $115/night.

Our world-class staff is eager to meet you face-to-face, answer your questions, help you overcome your challenges, and provide step-by-step instructions. Come ready with a list of questions and we’ll be prepared to give you the answers you need.

The dress code is business casual. Be comfortable! Note that it’s always best to dress in layers so you are prepared for varying temps.

All cancellations must be submitted to conference@donorperfect.com. Cancellations received on or before August 5, 2019 will be eligible for an account credit.

Our conference team is thrilled about the opportunity to meet you, learn together, and have fun. If you have any questions about the conference, please email conference@donorperfect.com.