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DMAW August 2012 Update

7th Annual Bridge to Integrated
Marketing & Fundraising Conference

Harness the Winds of Change

August 7-9, 2012

Gaylord National Hotel & Conference Center
National Harbor, MD

With over 1200 of your peers and colleagues
already registered…

What more can we say – it’s here
And, you need to be there!

Check it out: Bridge Conference


One Day is OK! Maybe even FREE?
Can’t attend both days of the Bridge Conference – that’s OK – Here are some options!


Check out the full program, select which day is better for you to attend and pay a one day registration fee which includes the general sessions, breakouts, refreshment breaks, lunch and any activities taking place that day in the Solutions Showcase!


Our Solutions Showcase providers have FREE one day Exhibit Hall Only passes.  Check out our exhibitors
and ask for a free pass!


Tuesday, August 7 | 10AM – 4PM

Intentionally limited in size, these sessions are designed to allow you maximum opportunity to connect with the experts:

The Power of Faith in Fundraising
Every organization has donors who are motivated by faith. This session is for anyone who wants to learn what’s working in faith-based organizations, and how to apply it to your organization.

Direct Marketing 101

This is a full day workshop to introduce – or re-introduce! – you to the new fundamentals of direct response fundraising and marketing and how it fits into your fundraising toolbox.

Fundraising 101

No matter what role you play in your organization’s fundraising department, it is important to understand the big picture. In this session, participants will be introduced to broad fundraising principles that should inform every program and specific strategies to raise more money.

Dancing with Strangers | Think on Your Feet

Spend a day with Tony Myers and Bernard Ross…and you will be ready to take on the world! You will hear from both Tony and Bernard as they share their insights and experiences on fundraising.

Lunch and refreshment breaks are included in the
registration fee!

Click Bridge Pre-Conference Workshops
for a full description of what you will learn!


MAXI Awards Ceremony & Reception
Tuesday, August 7

4:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Gaylord National Hotel & Conference Center
National Harbor, MD

Don’t miss seeing some of these winning campaigns.
One just might inspire your next campaign!

Register Now


DMAW Member Recognition Awards



Do you know someone who should be recognized for their excellence in our industry?  Maybe you know an up and coming young professional?

Recognizing excellence in an industry is what keeps it vibrant and growing.

Visit DMAW Member Recognition Awards

to download an application to nominate a deserving
individual…maybe you are that person!

Nominations are being accepted for:

DMAW Emerging Leader
Presented to a young person with promise

DMAW Volunteer of the Year
We are a volunteer-driven organization and
need to recognize those who help us thrive!

DMAW Partner of the Year
We cannot succeed without our partner-suppliers!


DMAW Call for Guest Bloggers!

The DMAW is seeking individuals interested in guest blogging!

What should you write about?

Something related to direct marketing or other popular marketing topics. Your post could be about best practices, tips and tricks, your view of a marketing related subject, professional insight (i.e. what I’ve learned), or event related (i.e. monthly luncheon recap), again, marketing related.

Blogging could open a whole new door for you!  Here are some guidelines.  Or check-out past posts: Guest Bloggers

Interested?  Email social@dmaw.org and use the subject line: Guest Blogger.  Be sure to include a few sentences describing what you would like to write.



Wednesday, August 29, 2012

5:00PM – 8:00PM


2401 Pennsylvania Ave, NW

Washington, DC

RSVP to Jenna@turnkeysolutionsdm.com

to ensure you receive a DRINK TICKET!
A great time with colleagues and
to make new friends!


The Art and Science of Closing A Deal
Ed Gillespie, Executive Director, BizMark

Thursday, September 20

SEIU Conference Center

1800 Massachusetts Ave., NW

Washington, DC

12 noon – 2:00 pm

Registration is limited! So register today!



Direct Marketing 201

Thursday, October 25

SEIU Conference Center

1800 Massachusetts Ave., NW

Washington, DC

8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Details will be coming soon!

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