Nonprofit Chamber of Service 2020 Request for Presentation Proposals
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The Nonprofit Chamber of Service is seeking presenters for our 2020 nonprofit conference, Think Big. Be Bold.   

We are seeking presentations that will challenge nonprofits to Think Bigger and Be Bolder in the work they do to achieve their missions and visions. We need presenters that will share innovative ideas, inspiring messages, and skill-enhancing methods that empower nonprofits to be more effective and entrepreneurial.  Topics should be educational, noncommercial and provide value to a wide-ranging group of attendees.  Applicants may submit proposals for multiple topics. Most sessions will allow 50 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for Q&A.  We are asking that breakout presenters present pro-bono. 

Think Big. Be Bold. will be held September 28-30, 2020 at Newman University in Wichita, KS.

Monday, March 30, 2020 - Proposals for 2020 Nonprofit Conference presentations due
Friday, April 3, 2020 - Selection of 2020 Nonprofit Conference presenters completed
Friday, April 10, 2020 - Confirmation of presenters due
Speaker Responsibilities Include: 
* Have competencies in high-quality, educational presentations and workshop facilitation tailored to audience 
* If applicable, engage attendees with a short 5-minute group activity as well as audience participation and discussion 
* Provide practical learning/tips that audience members can employ in their organizations
* Arrive to presentation 15-minutes early to check technology setup and room layout 
* Provide an opportunity to respond to questions and network with attendees post-event 
* Coordinate with staff regarding any special equipment or speaker needs 
* Ensure the session is not perceived as an infomercial 
* Complete the Speaker Request for Proposal form in order to be eligible
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First Name:
Last Name:
Job Title:
Company Name:
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Email Address:
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On which of the following dates and times would you like for your presentation to be considered for? (Please select all dates and times you are available and interested in presenting) 

Conference Opening Keynote 9/28/20 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Conference Breakout 9/28/20 Morning Session
Conference Lunch Keynote 9/28/20 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Conference Breakout 9/28/20 Afternoon Session
Conference Breakout 9/29/20 Morning Session
Inspire Awards Keynote 9/29/20 Afternoon Session
Closing Keynote 9/29/20 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Area of Expertise/Topic - Please describe your area of expertise and why you would be relevant for speaking at the conference. Please keep in mind that this is not a promotional pitch for the presenters, but an opportunity to showcase your particular area of expertise. 

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Title of Presentation


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Presentation Overview (What would the audience learn?  What practical tips, guidance, and outcomes will attendees be able to implement by attending?)


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Target audience for presentation.

Executive Directors
Chief Financial Officers
Development Directors
Human Resources
Volunteer Managers
Board Members
Start-up Nonprofits
Small Nonprofits
Large Nonprofits
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A/V Requirements. 

Projector and Screen
Audio Speakers
Internet Access
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Speaker Bio - Highlight relevant features of your career, experience and/or education, as well as your experience as a speaker. It should not describe company products or services. Include any website and/or article links.


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Proposed PR Blurb - Please provide a short blurb that may be used on the website and in other Nonprofit Chamber of Service promotions for the presentation.


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