Nonprofit Chamber of Service Request for 2021 Presenter Proposals
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The Nonprofit Chamber of Service is seeking presenters for our 2021 conference and annual programming. We are seeking presenters and facilitators to share innovative ideas, inspiring messages, and skill-enhancing methods that empower nonprofits to be more effective and entrepreneurial, thereby increasing their ability to fulfill their mission and impact the quality of life in Kansas. Topics should be educational, noncommercial and provide value to a wide-ranging group of attendees.  Dates and locations will be decided once the final schedule has been issued. Applicants may submit proposals for multiple topics or programs.  Most events will allow 50 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for Q&A. We will have some opportunities to offer all day or half-day workshops as well as opportunities for conference keynote.
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
* Log into the Zoom call 15 minutes before the event
* Provide an opportunity to respond to questions and speak with attendees after the event
* Coordinate with staff regarding any presentation considerations (Zoom polls, Zoom breakout rooms, screen sharing, etc.)
* Provide us with any handouts/presentation slides at least 1 week in advance of the event
* Provide us with a headshot and short biography at least 1 month in advance of the event
* 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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On which of the following would you like for your presentation to be considered for? (Please select all events in which you are interested in presenting.)  

Virtual Networking Workshop 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Virtual Board University Session 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Virtual Workshop - Half Day 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual Workshop - All Day 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Virtual Conference Breakout
Virtual Conference Keynote
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If interested in presenting for Board University please select the dates and topics you are available and qualified to present.
Board University: Ten Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Board Members
Board University: The Chair's Role in Leading the Nonprofit Board
Board University: Financial Responsibilities of the Nonprofit Board
Board University: Fundraising and the Nonprofit Board
Board University: Evaluation and the Nonprofit Board
Board University: Creating Strong Board-Staff Partnerships
Board University: How to Help Your Board Govern More & Manage Less
Board University: Creating an Effective Nonprofit Board
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Area of Expertise/Topic - Please describe the speaker's area of expertise and why you would be relevant for speaking at the event that you choose. 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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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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