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2010 Bridge to Excellence Nonprofit Conference
On May 18th, 2010 The Center hosted the Nonprofit Conference, "Bridge to Excellence." Over 200 nonprofit CEOs, board members, and senior staff came together at the Curb Event Center at Belmont University. Participants gained the following:
Valuable insight from recognized leaders on what is necessary to maintain excellence in terms of clients, staff, donors, board members and the larger community.
Networked with peers.
Achieved a sense of renewal and refreshment.
Attended a comprehensive training event without travel and at an affordable price.
Keynote speaker Dan Pallotta gave valuable insight into the future of the sector and provided guests with many lightbulb moments!
Click here for a blog post on Nonprofit Connect about Dan Pallotta.
Conference materials from the breakout sessions available below:
Building the Teams You Need to Support Your Vision
• Mary Baker, The Baker Company
The Successful Use of Volunteers
• Brian Williams, Hands On Nashville
Funding Your Existing Programs: A Formula for Success
• Kim Carpenter Drake, CNM Consultant
Your Lunch Time Accounting Buffet: an Assortment of Things You Need to Know
• Russ Neal & Ken Lowery, Joseph Decosimo & Company
Who’s Next? Succession Planning for Multi-Generational Nonprofits
• Amy Lynch, Bottomline Conversations
Volunteer Ownership: Rethinking the Nonprofit Board
• Mike Kipp, GovernBest
Rumba Roast Fair Trade Coffee: An Exercise in Social Entrepreneurship
• Jose Gonzalez and Renata Soto, Conexion Americas
Leading with Love not Fear: Secrets of Loving Leadership
• Cathy Self, Baptist Healing Trust
The Three R’s: Roles, Responsibilities and Reality—Drawing the Lines between a Nonprofit Board & Staff
• Belinda Dinwiddie, The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
Marketing the Nashville Symphony
• Alan Valentine, Nashville Symphony
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