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Dreamforce ’17 Trail Map: 4 Perfect Days for NGO Fundraisers

By October 30, 2017

Welcome to DreamforceDreamforce is right around the corner! Now is the time to plan your schedule with Agenda Builder. There will be over 3,000 sessions at DF17 and only 4 days to take advantage of them all. Even if you only think about the nonprofit-specific sessions, there are still over 70 to choose from.

So we thought we’d help out by breaking it down for all of you fundraisers, development officers, and executive directors looking to learn more about how technology can help you raise more funs. . Here’s what we think would make four pretty perfect days of content at Dreamforce for those of you who have the challenging role of being fundraising professionals. This list is not exhaustive ― it’s just meant to help you jump-start your Dreamforce planning by showing you some of what we think are the most must-attend sessions to inspire you. Take a look!

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Monday, November 6 Kickoff
Speakers: Rob Acker
Time: 10:30am-11:30am
Nonprofit Keynote featuring Barnardo’s, Furniture Bank, & Project Lead the Way
Speakers: Lori Freeman, Marc Ferris, & Allyson Fryhoff
Time: 1:30PM – 2:30PM
Keynote with Marc Benioff & Special Guests
Speakers: Marc Benioff & special guests
Time: 3-5pm
How The UN High Commissioner for Refugees Optimized Their Donor’s Journeys
Speakers: StepOrange
Time: 12:30-12:50

Tuesday, November 7

High Touch Fundraising at the Salvation Army: Finding the Keys to Success
Speakers: Salvation Army
Time: 8:30-8:50am
Move to NPSP in a Year: The Michael J Fox Foundation Story
Speakers: Michael J. Fox Foundation
Time: 12:30-1:10
Meeting the Modern Donor’s Expectations with Salesforce
Speakers: Constant Contact
Time: 11-11:20AM
Lost that Lovin’ Feeling With Your Old Tech? It’s Time To Make the Switch
Speakers: FirstBook
Time: 3:30- 4:10

Wednesday, November 8

Raise Funds the Fun Way
Speakers: Citizen Schools
Time: 11:30 – 12:10
Rapid-fire Inspiration: Insights from Five Nonprofits
Speakers: United Way, New Leaders, Casey Trees, Pacific Coast Farmer’s Market Association, Y2Y Harvard Square
Time: 1:30-2:10
Living Large: Enterprise Organizations on the Nonprofit Success Pack
Speakers: MADD, Susan G. Komen
Time: 1:00-1:40
NPSP+: The Power of Using Marketing Cloud, Einstein Analytics, and NPSP Together
Speakers: Wildlife Conservation Society, United Way Worldwide
Time: 12pm-12:40

Thursday, November 9

Grow your Global Movement: How Today’s Online Consumer Experiences Define Modern Fundraising
Speakers: Room to Read
Time: 8;30-8:50am
Sisters First: A fireside chat with Jenna Bush Hager & Barbara Bush
Time: 9:30-10:30AM
Salesforce Products for Nonprofits: Where We Are and Where We’re Headed
Speakers: Nonprofit Industry Team’s Product Managers

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