Client Conference

August 26-27, 2024 |  Nashville, Tennessee

Join us in beautiful Music City for a day and a half to connect with the national Thompson & Associates team, learn tips & tricks to help in your everyday work with your donors, and re-energize just in time for year-end activities!

Client Conference

August 26-27, 2024 |  Nashville, Tennessee

Join us in beautiful Music City for a day and a half to connect with the national Thompson & Associates team, learn tips & tricks to help in your everyday work with your donors, and re-energize just in time for year-end activities!

About the Conference

Each year our team, who is spread out across the nation, takes time to gather as a family. We invite our nonprofit clients and friends to join us as we learn and reconnect. Together, we discuss trends in giving and tricks of the trade to make us more successful in our work. The lively exchange of information with likeminded professionals renews our motivation to do our very best – after all, what we do matters so much for our supporters and organizations!

Pricing & Information

We are pleased to offer this conference at no cost, other than your travel.

Efficient Schedule: Join us for a condensed 1.5-day event, designed for easy travel with just two hotel nights.

Renew Your Drive: Reignite your passion as we approach year-end, setting the stage for a powerful finish to the year ahead.

Success Strategies: Acquire practical tips and techniques to amplify your effectiveness with the Thompson planning process.

Specialized Perspectives: Gain valuable insights from renowned industry speakers, who will delve into current trends and best practices in development and fundraising.

Skill Refinement: Refine your estate planning expertise, sharpening your ability to recognize and respond to key cues and clues.

Meet the Team: Connect face-to-face with the entire Thompson team, who work as a collective resource to all clients.

Community Networking: Engage with peers and colleagues from Thompson & Associates’ nationwide client base, fostering valuable networking opportunities.

Prime Location: Experience the conference at the Hilton Garden Inn, conveniently situated on Broadway just one mile from downtown Nashville’s vibrant core: $209/night lodging in group block (available on first-come, first-serve basis). Easy Uber/Lyft drive from airport to venue.

Professional Development: Earn CFRE credits, enhancing your credentials and expanding your skill set.

Agenda

*Agenda subject to change

Monday, August 26, 2024

8:00-8:45 am Welcome & Introductions
8:45-9:30 am Client Keynote
9:30-9:45 am Break
9:45-10:45 am Charitable Estate Planning in 2024
Eddie Thompson
10:45-11:00 am Utilizing GO Connect to Fill the Table
Cayce Powell & Katie Grassmann
11:00-11:15 am Support Materials Overview
Bethany Rozell & Katie Grassmann
11:15-11:30 am RIFT Victory
Johni Hays & Bill Gustoff
11:30-1:15 pm Lunch Break
1:15-1:30 pm Charitable Estate Planning – Family Feud Style!
Bethany Rozell
1:30-2:00 pm Developing Meaningful Donor Conversations
2:00-2:45 pm Identifying & Inviting Donors to the Planning Process
2:45-3:00 pm Break
3:00-3:45 pm The First Planning Meeting
Eddie Thompson
3:45-4:15 pm An Outstanding Donor Experience
4:15-4:45 pm Maximizing the Virtual Option

Tuesday, August 27, 2024

8:00-8:45 am

Charitable Estate Planning – The Why

8:45-9:30 am Charitable Estate Planning – The How
9:30-9:45 am Break
9:45-10:30 am Blended Gifts
10:30-11:00 am Counting vs Accounting for Planned Gifts
11:00-11:30 am 3 Hats, 2 Roles, 1 Person: How to Manage It All
11:30-11:45 am Where Do We Go From Here?
Eddie Thompson

Monday, August 26, 2024

8:00-8:45 am
Welcome & Introductions

8:45-9:30 am
Client Keynote

9:30-9:45 am
Break

9:45-10:45 am
Charitable Estate Planning in 2024
Eddie Thompson

10:45-11:00 am
Utilizing GO Connect to Fill the Table
Cayce Powell & Katie Grassmann

11:00-11:15 am
Support Materials Overview
Bethany Rozell & Katie Grassmann

11:15-11:30 am
RIFT Victory
Johni Hays & Bill Gustoff

11:30-1:15 pm
Lunch Break

1:15-1:30 pm
Charitable Estate Planning – Family Feud Style!
Bethany Rozell

1:30-2:00 pm
Developing Meaningful Donor Conversations

2:00-2:45 pm
Identifying & Inviting Donors to the Planning Process

2:45-3:00 pm
Break

3:00-3:45 pm
The First Planning Meeting
Eddie Thompson

3:45-4:15 pm
An Outstanding Donor Experience

4:15-4:45 pm
Maximizing the Virtual Option

Tuesday, August 27, 2024

8:00-8:45 am
Charitable Estate Planning – The Why

8:45-9:30 am
Charitable Estate Planning – The How

9:30-9:45 am
Break

9:45-10:30 am
Blended Gifts

10:30-11:00 am
Counting vs Accounting for Planned Gifts

11:00-11:30 am
3 Hats, 2 Roles, 1 Person: How to Manage It All

11:30-11:45 am
Where Do We Go From Here?
Eddie Thompson

*Agenda subject to change

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Make a Weekend Out of It!

Did we say we’re meeting in Nashville?!  This is a fun opportunity to spend a little extra time to see the best of Music City!

Contact us:
615.369.1416

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