A new year means new conferences to attend in 2013. Here’s our shortlist of ones happening in Atlanta and neighboring states in the South, taken from SocialBrite’s Calendar of 2013 nonprofit and social change conferences. For young professionals in the nonprofit sector, attending these conferences could be of great benefit to both your organization and your own personal professional development.
Name: Annual Conference on Corporate Contributions
Host Organization: Association of Corporate Contributions Professionals
Dates: March 10-13, 2013
Location: New Orleans, LA
About: The Annual Conference on Corporate Contributions is the premier conference in the U.S. for professionals in corporate citizenship, corporate social responsibility, community relations and volunteerism and assembles renowned speakers, authors, practitioners and educators.
Name: Sustainatopia Conference & Festival
Host Organization: Sustainatopia
Dates: April 16-22, 2013
Location: Miami, FL
About: Sustainatopia is one of the world’s leading events in celebration of social, financial and environmental sustainability.
Name: 2013 NMC Summer Conference
Host Organization: New Media Consortium
Dates: June 4-7, 2013
Location: Hilton Head, SC
About: Every year, hundreds of educators, technologists and learning enthusiasts gather at the NMC Summer Conference to explore and discuss the integration of emerging technologies in teaching, learning and creative inquiry.
Name: 4th Annual NCTech4Good Conference
Host Organization: NCTech4Good
Dates: June 6-7, 2013
Location: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
About: This conference is designed to serve nonprofit professionals, volunteers and consultants, as well as small business owners. The conference focuses on technologies in areas such as fundraising, social media, and communication and advocacy tools, offering both pre-selected presentations and workshops and spontaneous sessions created by participants.
Name: 2013 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition
Host Organization: The Center for Association Leadership
Dates: August 3-6, 2013
Location: Atlanta, GA
About: Learn and grow. Challenge and inspire. Lead and succeed. The possibilities are endless. At the 2013 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition, you’ll engage with thought-provoking speakers, experience innovative session formats, enjoy world-class networking events, and much more.
Host Organization: ICI, Inc.
Dates: September 24-27, 2013
Location: Louisville, KY
About: Founded in 2000, IdeaFestival is a celebration for the intellectually curious. It’s an eclectic network of global thinkers and one-of-a-kind innovators bound together by an intense curiosity about what is impacting and shaping the future of the arts, business, technology, design, science, philosophy and education.
Is your organization putting together a conference in the South, or did we miss one coming up in 2013? Let us know in the comments below!