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Cincinnati, Ohio, Here We Come!

In its eleventh year, the 2017 AFP Leadership Academy is a three-day event featuring chapter management and advanced leadership development opportunities, designed to enrich your career and enhance your leadership skills.

The first day of the Academy is a forum for chapter leaders to connect with colleagues. The second and third days are a training conference to help prepare today’s and tomorrow’s leaders for what lies ahead.

We look forward to seeing you in Cincinnati, Ohio in October!

Registration rates start at only $179

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Cincinnati, Ohio, Here We Come!

In its eleventh year, the 2017 AFP Leadership Academy is a three-day event featuring chapter management and advanced leadership development opportunities, designed to enrich your career and enhance your leadership skills.
The first day of the Academy is a forum for chapter leaders to connect with colleagues. The second and third days are a training conference to help prepare today’s and tomorrow’s leaders for what lies ahead.

Registration rates start at only $179

We look forward to seeing you in Cincinnati, Ohio in October!

Presented By:

"The Leadership Academy was much more than you promised! I loved getting to network with people from all over, especially the people in our region. I am going to host a special session with our board to share all of the fabulous information presented at the sessions. Thank you for an enlightening and educational conference." - 2016 Leadership Academy attendee

Speakers

Image of Justin Maust
Justin Maust
President / Founder
Leader Legacy
Learn more about Justin
Image of Justin Maust
Justin Maust
President / Founder
Leader Legacy
Learn more about Justin

Image of Valorie Burton
Valorie Burton
Bestselling author,
Emmy-nominated television host,
Certified Personal and Executive Coach
Learn more about Valorie
Image of Valorie Burton
Valorie Burton
Bestselling author,
Emmy-nominated television host,
Certified Personal and Executive Coach
Learn more about Valorie

Schedule

Leadership Academy Orientation Call

Thurs, October 12, 2017

7:30 AM - 5:00 PM - Registration
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM - Breakfast and 8:00 AM Welcome
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM - Chapter Management 101: What You Need to Know about Running Your Chapter
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM - Chapter Management 201: The Next Step
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM - Collegiate Member Education Session
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM - Lunch (On Own)
1:00 PM - 2:45 PM - Collegiate Chapter Management
1:00 PM - 2:45 PM - Like Size Chapter Grouping Meetings
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM - Chapter President's Council Meeting
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM - Chapter Administrator Meeting
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM - Collegiate Member Speed Mentoring
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM - Canadian Council/Delegation
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM - Leadership Academy Networking Reception

Fri, October 13, 2017

7:30 AM - 5:00 PM - Registration
7:30 AM - 8:45 AM - Breakfast
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM - Opening Plenary – Building Powerful Teams with Justin Maust
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM - Friday Breakout: Media Training 101
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM - Friday Breakout: Emotional Intelligence
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM - Friday Breakout: Career Planning
12:00 AM - 1:15 PM - Networking Lunch
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM - Friday Breakout: Mindfulness and Leadership
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM - Friday Breakout: Public Policy: The Time to Act is Now
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM - Friday Breakout: TBD
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM - Friday Breakout: Leading in a Changing Environment
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM - Friday Breakout: Media Training 101
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Panel
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM - AFP Greater Cincinnati Chapter's New Faces of Fundraising 2017 Class Graduation

Sat, October 14, 2017

7:30 AM - 8:45 AM - Breakfast/Registration
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM - Saturday Breakout: Effective Career Mentoring
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM - Saturday Breakout: Cultural Competency
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM - Saturday Breakout: Ethical Dilemmas Faced by Fundraisers
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM - Closing Plenary - Valorie Burton
Complete Schedule Details

Location

The AFP 2017 Leadership Academy will take place at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, located in the heart of downtown Cincinnati.
This location makes it easy to experience all this vibrant city has to offer.

Plan Your Trip! Great Suggestions In This Recent Article: 36 Hours in Cincinnati (New York Times)

Complete Housing Info

Sponsors

2017 Leadership Academy Presenting Sponsor


The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy would like to acknowledge the following Sponsors for the 2017 Leadership Academy:

AFP Alaska Chapter Goettler & Associates
AFP CA, Los Angeles Chapter Greater Cincinnati Foundation
AFP FL, Indian River Chapter Gretchen C. Gordon, CFRE
AFP HI, Aloha Chapter Susan Earl Hosbach, CFRE
AFP LA, Greater New Orleans Chapter Jaye Lopez Van Soest, CFRE
AFP New Jersey Chapter Martha Schumacher, ACFRE
AFP OH, Central Chapter Tim D. Logan, CFRE, ACFRE, FAHP
AFP OH, Greater Cincinnati Chapter
AFP OH, Greater Cleveland Chapter
AFP OH, Greater Dayton Chapter
AFP OH, Northeast Chapter
AFP OH, Northwest Chapter
AFP Oregon and SW Washington Chapter
AFP SC, Piedmont Chapter
AFP TN, Memphis Chapter
AFP TX, East Texas