We’re top-notch analysts, marketers, and communications specialists. But first and foremost, we’re lifelong students of the art and science of fundraising.  

In our culture of continual learning, we define strategies and leverage tactics that optimize nonprofit giving. Decades of experience plus current insights deliver efficient programs for every client.  

As tech and data evolve, best practices are constantly tested, measured and optimized. So again this year, we’ll be at all the industry events that matter. We hope to see you at one (or more!) of the conferences below.

2024 – Virtual


The Essential Leadership Lab is a sustained, virtual program that runs in four-month cycles across the year. Both in the larger Lab Forum and in smaller Lab Cohorts, members engage in real-time thinking and discussions about the topics, issues, and opportunities that impact the health of nonprofits in today’s social, economic, and political climate. 

MarkeTeam’s Leadership has been participating for the past two years and we’re looking forward to exciting and thought-provoking discussions in 2024.  

Essential Leadership Lab is a special program for members of TNPA. (Not a member? Join today!) We welcome all leaders from nonprofit organizations and commercial partners with proven experience and a passion for collaboration, innovation, and organizational health.

As active members of the DMAW, our staff regularly participate in and attend in person and virtual events. For a full list of 2024 events, visit here 


As active members of the DMFA, our staff regularly attend virtual events. For a full list of 2024 events, visit here 


Nonprofit Fundraisers Symposium 2024
March 20-22, 2024 – In person
Washington, DC


The Symposium is for those with 10+ years’ experience in nonprofit fundraising in nonprofit organizations or partner/agency roles. The program and speakers will be curated to create an opportunity for experienced fundraisers to learn from experts, innovators, and thought leaders, and to return to their organizations with new ideas and resources to fortify their funding strategies.

Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC)
March 13-15, 2024 – In person and Virtual
Portland, OR


NTEN’s conference — often referred to as the NTC — is the annual gathering of people who want to make the world a better place through the skillful and equitable use of technology. 

To put technology to use for your mission, you need to invest in your personal capacity to do the work. At the NTC, you’ll learn essential nonprofit technology best practices while connecting with a community that shares your commitment to social change. 

The NTC has something for people in all roles in nonprofit technology, from those brand new to their job to expert practitioners. Attendees include nonprofit staff, volunteers, board members, funders, consultants, and tech vendors. 

If you haven’t been to the NTC yet, you’re in for an experience like no other.

Bridge Conference
July 31-August 2, 2024
Gaylord National Hotel &onvention Center | National Harbor, MD


Bridge has become the “go-to” conference for nonprofit fundraising professionals. You’ll interact with leading nonprofits, agencies, and related vendor-partners, with multiple sessions focused on interest tracks.  

This year’s theme is about: making things better, more beautiful, and more impactful because of change. 

TNPA Leadership Summit 2024
September 9-12, 2024 – In person
Paradise Point Resort & Spa | San Diego, CA


The TNPA Leadership Summit prioritizes networking time over podium speakers. We use Liberating Structures, facilitation techniques that stimulate critical conversations and liberate the full potential of any group to elevate the expertise in the room. Attendees will take these facilitation tools and skills back to their own organizations to help ensure all voices are being heard and to spur greater leadership and innovation.

 TNPA Leadership Summits offer an exceptional opportunity to deepen connections with fellow senior leaders. Attendance is restricted to TNPA members and invited guests. Seating will be capped at 150 attendees. Participation is recommended for senior leaders with 15+ years’ experience, a title of Vice President (or equivalent) and higher, or other distinguishing experience as a sector change-maker. 

Not a member of TNPA? Join here: tnpa.org/membership

Nonprofit Innovation & Optimization
September 18-19, 2024 – In person
Indianapolis, IN


The Nonprofit Innovation & Optimization Summit is the premier conference for nonprofit marketers and fundraisers looking to grow their online fundraising. NIO hand-selects experts in marketing and fundraising innovation from around the world and bring them all under one roof to teach us how to achieve real and tangible online fundraising growth. 

Over the course of two days, you’ll learn proven and research-driven strategies from these leading experts, participate in hands-on training sessions, and discover all the tools you need to grow your online fundraising and revenue. 

Through extensive networking opportunities, you’ll gather new ideas and learnings from a community of nonprofit marketers and fundraisers like yourself who are seeking the most innovative solutions and strategies to grow their revenue.

AHP International Conference
Association for Healthcare Philanthropy
November 6-8, 2024 – In person
San Diego, CA


The annual AHP International Conference is the largest gathering dedicated entirely to the needs of healthcare philanthropy professionals. Join peers from around the world for networking, best practices, and insights from experts on industry trends. Take time away from your day-to-day demands to discover new ways to raise funds and better serve your community.  

Sessions are specifically designed for healthcare philanthropy and the unique needs of health care development professionals.