Feb 25, 2015
Austin will host the 2015 Nonprofit Technology Conference from March 4 through 6, with additional activities available on March 3. The event will consist of more than 100 educational sessions concerning upcoming trends in nonprofit technology. This conference has a number of great resources, programs and information available that your nonprofit can benefit from greatly. Sign up, gain some technological insight and enjoy some warmer weather in the southern portion of the U.S.
iATS will also be attending this conference in the spring.If you're planning to be on the ground in Austin, please visit the iATS Payments booth in the Science Fair on Wednesday, March 4th or Thursday, March 5th.
Attending the NTC will give you a chance to meet a number of tech-savvy individuals who are eager to provide services for charities. According to npENGAGE, this conference can give you and other participants the advantage of connecting and learning from one another.
Alexander Haas, a nonprofit counseling service, noted that registering and going to a professional conference can also help you build new relationships that ultimately benefit your nonprofit. For example, you may meet an individual who fits your team's current needs and could ultimately offer him or her a position with your organization.
In addition, this particular event hosts a fun pre conference activity called #NTCBeer.Taking place on March 3, this gathering serves as a great way to meet other nonprofit professionals and catch up with fellow co-workers while enjoying a brew.
If you have not previously attended NTC, the community will happily welcome you with open arms.
Sessions and speakers
The 2015 NTC will host a number of educational sessions and speakers. You can attend discussions regarding storytelling through social media sites like Instagram, learning how to market your nonprofit on the Web and nonprofit payment processing. There will be a plethora of beneficial information to take home from this particular event.
NTC noted that some of the speakers who will be present include:
- Rich Dietz: founder of Nonprofit R D
- Sue Anne Reed, account manager of The ENGAGE Group
- Leanne Pittsford, CEO & founder of Start Somewhere
NTC recognizes a variety of achievements during this event. Members who demonstrate and provide especially valuable insight, talents and services to the community are awarded during the conference.
This is another great way to both encourage and develop the community among those involved in the nonprofit sector. Your organization may be able to gain appreciation for celebrating contributions made by benefactors, board members and other individuals who work toward the betterment of society.
You can sign up for the event by visiting NTC's registration page and if you are currently a member of NTEN you can save $300. Additionally, the Science Fair will host public hours including free admission on Wednesday, March 4th from 1:30 – 3:30pm. Please consider stopping by if you're in Austin and visiting iATS Payments at booth #515!