We live in a world where you can have an Uber in minutes, groceries delivered to your car and on demand curated content at your digital fingertips. Our donors' expectations are evolving around us. We invite you to hear how a handmade Venmo beer sign, Killer Rocks from Outer Space, avocados and the Super Bowl can help our organizations evolve to exceed donor expectations.
At the 2020 Big 12 Development Conference, immerse yourself in conversations with advancement experts, industry and for-profit leaders who will challenge the way we think about the future of fundraising. In the ever-changing world of development, evolving our strategies is a must.
Highlights of the conference include:
Two Inspirational Days
Thought-provoking sessions and speakers that inspire and explore innovative approaches to philanthropy and the future of fundraising.
The 2020 Big 12 Development Conference will be hosted at the Manhattan Hilton Garden Inn & Manhattan Conference Center. Available flights to Manhattan (MHK) and Kansas City (MCI) airport everyday.
Interact with advancement peers and industry leaders to share ideas and develop connections.
Food & Beverage
Your registration includes refreshments throughout the conference and meals on Monday and Tuesday. School dinners will be on Sunday night.
Monday’s dinner will be lively, featuring dueling pianos at Liquid Art Winery in the rolling Flint Hills.
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2020 Mainstage Speakers
Carson KingViral "Accidental Fundraiser"
Steve KoppesAuthor, Killer Rocks from Outer Space
Alvaro LuquePresident and CEO, Avocados From Mexico
Advancement ResourcesConference Presenting Sponsor
The Big 12 Development Conference is a unique experience where ambitious professionals discover, learn, celebrate and evolve higher education fundraising together.