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A record 643 registrants for this year’s conference! THANK YOU for making this event such a success!

Take a quick look at some of the photos from the conference… more to come soon!

Morning KeynoteTasha WayThe Honorable Tahesha Way
New Jersey Secretary of State

Keynote Session: 
Forging Connections, Taking Action: How Non-Profits and Government Can Work Together

The opening plenary session, “Forging Connections, Taking Action: How Non-Profits and Government Can Work Together,” will begin with a welcome address from the Honorable Tahesha Way, New Jersey Secretary of State. It will be followed by a discussion panel with government leaders about pressing issues and what the current landscape means to non-profits in New Jersey.
Morning keynote also includes a panel with The Honorable Thomas H. Kean, Jr. (R-21), New Jersey State Senate Minority Leader; The Honorable Carol A. Murphy (D-7) New Jersey Assemblywoman; and Lauren Zyriek, Deputy Chief of Staff, New Jersey Department of State, moderated by  Jon Shure, Senior Director, Taft Communications.
Luncheon Keynote  SpeakerAnn NguyenAnn Nguyen
Technical Creative Director, Whole Whale

Keynote Session:
 Mission, Metrics and Message: How to Get Your Impact Across with Data

Whether your organization is one month or one hundred years old, the common denominator all non-profits share is a high value placed on democratizing data. Discover reporting that matters for each member of your team — from 
Data Grasshopper to Analytics Ninja.

Don’t miss the “must-attend” conference for New Jersey Non-Profits!
  • Highlighting the power and positive impact of New Jersey non-profits – strength in unity!
  • Valuable breakout sessions covering advocacy, marketing, team-building, leadership, non-profit trends, and more
  • Insight and creativity sharing among diverse leaders and champions of non-profits
  • Exploring dynamic partnerships and collective action
  • Ideas to energize and inspire
  • Networking, Networking, Networking!

  Supporting the Non-Profit Community
In addition to being its own amazing and educational event, our conference provides vital support to the Center’s other programming to strengthen New Jersey’s non-profit community throughout the year.

  Back by Popular Demand!
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Back by popular demand, the EJM Foundation will again be offering five minute photo sessions, available on a first come, first serve basis, located upstairs at The Palace. Check this offering out early in the day to make sure you get your next headshot free of charge!

 The generous support of our sponsors makes our conference possible, affordable, and helps to support the Center’s yearlong work to strengthen New Jersey’s non-profit community. Sponsorship opportunities are still available – learn more.

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

“Exceeded my expectations. Extremely well run. So grateful to be a part of it.”
“Great opportunity to network. Great sessions. Very well organized.”
“Excellent experience and very good networking opportunities. Particularly appreciate the non-profit focus for the vendors and got a lot of value from being able to meet and discuss issues with others from the nonprofit sector in the state.”
“Most useful conference I’ve been to in years. Timely and applicable topics.”

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

Look back on the 2018 conference.