2021 Annual Conference


The 2021 Annual Conference, one of the largest annual gatherings of nonprofit professionals in the state, will take place as a virtual event again this year from Tuesday, October 5th – Friday, October 8th.

As in previous years, the conference will include the benefits hundreds of nonprofit professionals have come to expect, including great speakers, first-rate workshops, and opportunities to connect with friends both new and old. And it will be available to everyone in the nonprofit sector, without the constraints of room size, time, or travel.

Early Bird registration is now OPEN. Grab your tickets before September 17th to take advantage of the Early Bird discount!

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Want to save even more? Register five or more people from your organization and save $20 per ticket! Learn more and register here to take advantage of these bulk ticket discounts.

Please contact Madeleine Morgan at mmorgan@massnonprofitnet.org or 617-330-1188 x281 with any questions.

This year’s conference will feature:

The workshops will cover a variety of topics for every stage in a nonprofit career, from fundraising to strategies to address equity, diversity, and inclusion in a nonprofit organization. Attendees will have access to over 25 hours of educational workshops and networking! Learn more about this year’s incredible selection of workshops here.

Inspirational Speakers
Enjoy a series of speakers discussing important topics in the nonprofit sector to launch the first three mornings of the conference. Our first and keynote speaker is Dr. David Campt of The Dialogue Company. Learn more about Dr. Campt here. Stay tuned for more announcements about this year’s speakers!

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Guest Speakers & Interviews
Tune in the mornings of October 6th and October 7th to hear from foundation leaders, Katie Allan Zobel of the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts and Lee Pelton of The Boston Foundation. Both leaders will discuss partnership, leadership, and opportunity in the nonprofit sector with Massachusetts Nonprofit Network CEO, Jim Klocke.

Networking Opportunities
Over 600 conference attendees come to the MNN conference every year to leverage collective experience and expertise of hundreds of professionals while building lasting connections. Use our virtual event platform to schedule a time to network with fellow attendees and exhibitors and take advantage of moderated group networking hours. A detailed schedule can be found here.

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2021 Lifetime Achievement Award Winners
Two nonprofit sector legends from Massachusetts will be awarded the 2021 Lifetime Achievement Awards. Learn more about Julianne Boyd, Artistic Director of the Barrington Stage Company in Pittsfield, MA, and Gladys Vega, Executive Director of La Colaborativa, in Chelsea, MA here.

Sponsorship Opportunities 
Become a conference sponsor today! Learn more about 2021 annual conference sponsorship opportunities, levels, and deliverables hereView sponsorship FAQs here.

Sponsorship closes at 11:59 pm on Friday, September 24.

Learn more about this year’s sponsors here.

Contact Madeleine Morgan with any immediate questions.