One of the biggest challenges organizations and event producers face in their sponsorship development efforts is how to actually approach potential corporate sponsors with confidence. If you'll be in Philadelphia on Thursdsay, August 16, 2012, join me for a workshop with the Philadelphia Business Journal and colleague Robb Pardee. Supercharge Your Nonprofit will provide you with the tools, approach, process, and confidence to take action and introduce the value you have to offer to potential corporate partners.
Cultivating Powerful Partnerships with Corporations
Walking through the doorway into a prospective partner’s office can be a thrilling or anxiety-provoking moment. Join marketing and sponsorship specialist Gail Bower to find out how to lose the angst and embrace enthusiasm to win corporate sponsors. Learn best practices in working with the corporate sector, including what to do before your meeting; what to say during the meeting; where you go next; and how that translates to building profitable relationships with longevity.
Leveraging LinkedIn for Nonprofits Presented by Robb Pardee
With more than 150 million members including employees of all Fortune 500 companies, LinkedIn® is the online networking tool for business professionals. During this presentation, you’ll learn key tips to Leverage LinkedIn for your non-profit organization. Crucial topics will include: branding your LinkedIn profile for your organization, integrating LinkedIn into your organizational strategy for interacting with supporters, and creating a message platform with a LinkedIn Company Page.
Besides everything you'll learn and be able to put into action as soon as you leave, plus great networking, everyone who registers will receive:
- A one-year subscription of the Philadelphia Business Journal
- A copy of How to Jump-start Your Sponsorship Strategy in Tough Times