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Summary – Program Details – Agenda – Bios – Why Attend – Fees – Sponsors – Exhibitors – Who Registered? – Gallery

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 | 8:00am – 5:00pm | The Palace at Somerset Park, Somerset, NJ

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2015 Highlights

 412 Registrants – with representatives from each county in New Jersey! 
 2 Plenary Sessions 14 Breakout Sessions 
 21 Exhibitors Post-Event Networking Reception 
 Celebrating of the power and positive impact of New Jersey non-profits! 

We had record year at the Palace at Somerset Park!  Make sure you are a part of next year’s event. 

Save the date for December 7, 2016!

Check out the photo gallery from the conference!

Attendees loved their expereince at the Conference, in their own words:

 “This was possibly the best conference I have ever attended. I loved that it was like a pep rally for the non-profit industry. Another thing that I thought was amazing is the diversity of your speakers and presenters. WELL DONE. It did not go unnoticed.”
 “Comprehensive, contemporary, and fun!”
 “Very well done! It was my first time attending and I’m sure I’ll be back next year.”
 “So inspired and glad I came.”

 …and 98% said they would recommend the New Jersey Non-Profit Conference to others!

Thank you to our two nationally acclaimed keynote speakers!

Joan GarryJoan Garry
Principal, Joan Garry Consulting
Morning Keynote: You are the Champions: The Power and Privilege of Non-Profit Leadership  
Vu LeVu Le
Executive Director, Rainier Valley Corps Blogger: www.nonprofitwithballs.com
Afternoon Keynote: We Are Unicorns: Why Non-Profits Must Believe in Our Own Power 



 The generous support of our sponsors makes our conference affordable for attendees!

         2015 Conference Sponsors

Thank you to our Promotional Partners! 

Thank you to Pro Bono Partnership and UIH Family Partners for spreading the word about the Conference!  We appreciate you reaching out to individuals and organizations that may not be aware of this great event.  The Center is always looking to attract a diversity of perspectives to contribute to and benifit from the Conference.  Pro Bono Partnership and UIH Family Partners are longtime Center members that are helping to make this happen!


Congratulations to this year’s Emerging Nonprofit Leader Award winner and finalists.
Presented in partnership with Fairleigh Dickinson University Center for Excellence: Leadership, Governance, Philanthropy.

 Winner   Catherine WilsonActing Chief Executive Officer, United Way of Essex and West Hudson
 Finalist    Jon WhitenDeputy Director, New Jersey Policy Perspective
 Finalist    Amber OakleyDirector of Development & Marketing, Hispanic Family Center of Southern New Jersey
 Finalist    Adam KerinsExecutive Director, Zoological Society of New Jersey