The 4th Annual Sector Forward Conference is the premier regional conference on nonprofit enterprise and social innovation will bring social entrepreneurs and nonprofit leaders together to share ideas and strategies for advancing social innovation through entrepreneurship.  The event will feature an outstanding lineup of inspirational speakers, as well as thought-provoking workshops and interactive sessions. In addition, the conference offers opportunities to collaborate and engage with leaders from across all sectors, including social entrepreneurs of all levels.  You will leave the conference invigorated, energized, empowered and equipped to save the world.  Don't delay! Register today.
The conference includes powerful workshops, focus groups, a town hall meeting, networking receptions and the opportunity to hear an organization "pitch" to win $5,000!  Yes, thanks to the generosity of the Knight Foundation, participating organizations in the 6-week entrepreneurship program for nonprofits, IMPACT 850, will have the opportunity to "pitch" their business concept in front of our conference attendees and judges. The winner will receive $5,000 to launch or invest in their social enterprise. Workshop tracks:  Fund Development, Technology & Tools and Leadership
Become a hero for nonprofits as a Sponsor!  Download the Sponsorship Opportunities and sign up to invest in the conference.   Interested in becoming a Power Presenter?  Then submit your application to facilitate a workshop or lecture. 

Registration includes:

  • All workshops and presentations
  • Welcome Reception and "Pitch" Presentation
  • Power Breakfast & Breaks
  • Lunch and Town Hall Meeting
  • After Party
  • "Victory" Swag Bag
  • "Super" T-shirt
  • FREE Parking at Kleman Plaza Parking Garage

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Schedule (subject to change)

Thursday, September 5

5 pm - 6:30 pm       Welcome Reception

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm  IMPACT+ Philanthro-Pitch Presentations and Awards


Friday, September 6

7:30 am - 8 am  Morning Meditation

7:45 am - 8:45 am Super Breakfast with Keynote* presented by First Commerce Credit Union

8 am - 9 am Power Breakfast Networking presented by Emergent Design and Development

9 am - 10 am Keynote Speaker

10 am  Power Break

10:15 am - 11:15 am Workshops - Round I

11:30 am - 1 pm  Lunch and Town Hall Meeting

1 pm - 1:30 pm  Team Challenge

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm Workshops - Round II

2:45 pm  Power Break

3 pm - 4 pm Workshops - Round III

4:15 pm - 4:30 pm Closing Plenary 

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Scavenger Hunt and After Party presented by FBMC and hosted by Prive

Super Early Registration (before June 1st)

INIE Members: $119

Non-Members: $199

Late Registration (after June 1st)

INIE Members: $169

Non-Members: $249





 *Limited to 8 attendees.  Additional fee of $50 per person

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