Top 10 Reasons to Attend the TechNow Conference on 10/29

TechNow: A technology conference for nonprofits

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Reason #10: To meet LOTS of other people (techies and non-techies) who share your interest in using technology to further your mission.

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Reason #9: Four breakout tracks (Online/Cloud, IT Management, Leadership and Marketing/Fundraising) provides sessions to interest everyone!

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Reason #8:  Technology changes rapidly and you never know what’s new that can help you meet your mission unless you deliberately keep abreast of new tools and techniques.

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Reason #7: Delicious food (including vegetarian dishes) and beverages will be flowing all day.  Breakfast, morning break and lunch plus an all day beverage station will keep you focused on the content, not the rumbling in your tummy!

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Reason #6: Even though all of us are super busy, it’s important to take time out for professional development.  Sharpen the saw!

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Reason #5: You could win prizes, including a year’s family membership to the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden!

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Reason #4: Jeff and Jake are back, planning another fun “big, splashy musical number” for lunchtime.

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Reason #3: Tiramisu for dessert. Nom nom nom…

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Reason #2: Kenya Boswell and Matt Zieger opening plenary. UpPrize was one of the most innovative funding ideas that happened this year and you’ll get to hear all about it.

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And the #1 Reason to Attend TechNow:  Cody Switzer’s keynote. In addition to being a rock star at the Chronicle of Philanthropy, Cody is a Pittsburgh native and is excited to be speaking to nonprofits right in his old stomping grounds!

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