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Gear Up for Organizational Excellence

Feb. 16-19
Clearwater Beach, Florida

During the 2019 Senior Leadership Conference, experienced leaders and rising stars alike will learn how they can accelerate the excellence, distinction, and influence of their organizations. Convene with the best of the Alliance’s national network and recognized thought leaders around key topic areas for achieving a stronger sector:

  • Advancing Equity
  • Leadership Practices
  • Financial Health and Sustainability Strategies
  • Nonprofit Workforce Development Strategies
  • Strategy and Innovation Approaches

By investing in organizational excellence you’ll be positioned for even greater impact with  families and communities.

Informative Sessions and Frank Discussions

Discover new approaches and proven strategies for tackling organizational challenges facing the sector during keynotes and workshops sessions. In addition, maximize peer-to-peer learning with participant-led sessions that offer dedicated space for candid conversations. Start planning your tune up.

Exceptional Networking

With focused tracks on specific areas of organizational excellence, this conference is where you can find and engage your affinity group. Develop relationships with colleagues who truly understand your day-to-day struggles and speak your language. Dedicated meetups are being held for finance, human resources, and fund development and marketing professionals.

But because all gears must rotate in unison, this conference is packed with formal and informal networking opportunities to build relationships across areas of expertise. You'll want to  bring a team to take full advantage of the conference experience.

Who Should Attend

  • Chief executives 
  • COOs
  • Finance executives
  • Human resources executives
  • Fund development and marketing leaders
  • Program directors and managers


Hear from engaging thought leaders on big-picture strategies for achieving impact.

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Build skills you need to lead effectively by selecting from nearly 20 workshops.

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Be ready to build connections to maximize SLC’s ample networking opportunities.

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Saturday, Feb. 16

4-6:15 p.m.   Registration/Info Desk
 5-6 p.m.  First Time Attendee Reception 
 6-7 p.m.  Welcome Reception 

Sunday, Feb. 17

7:45 a.m.-5 p.m.    Registration/Info Desk 
 7:45-8:30 a.m.
 8:30-10 a.m.  
Opening General Session
10-10:30 a.m.  Break 
 10:30 a.m. -12 p.m. 
 Session A Workshops 
 12:15-1:15 p.m.
 Lunch on Own
 1:30-3 p.m. 
 Session B Workshops 
 3-3:30 p.m. 
 3:30-5 p.m.
 Session C Workshops
 5:30-6:30 p.m.
 Mix & Mingle Happy Hour 
 6:45 p.m.  Dine Around

Monday, Feb. 18

7:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.   Registration/Info Desk  
 7:30-8:30 a.m.
 Breakfast and National Imperative Update
 8:30-10 a.m.
 Session D Workshops 
 10-10:30 a.m.
 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
 Session E Workshops 
 12 p.m.
 Lunch on Own
 1:30-4 p.m.
 Networking Activity 

Tuesday, Feb. 19

7:45 a.m.-3 p.m.
 Registration/Info Desk 
7:45-8:30 a.m.   Breakfast 
 8:30-10 a.m.
 Session F Workshops 
 10-10:30 a.m.
 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
 Session G Workshops 
 12:15-2:45 p.m. 
 Lunch and Closing General Session


Location & Lodging

Sheraton Sand Key Resort
1160 Gulf Blvd.
Clearwater Beach, FL 33767