Thursday, March 5, 2020
Conference: 7:30 AM to 12:30 PM EST

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Schiff Family Conference Center
Cintas Center, Xavier University
1624 Herald Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45207

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Now Accepting Nominations

Inclusive Culture Award
This award recognizes a nonprofit organization that is welcoming at every level to every individual. 

Visionary Board Leader
This award honors an established and proven board member of a nonprofit organization in the Greater Cincinnati region who has led their organization through transformational change, weathered difficult circumstances, or demonstrated outstanding vision and achievement. 

VUCA Leader - Vision, Understanding, Clarity & Agility
This award recognizes an early-career leader in the Greater Cincinnati nonprofit sector who is positively impacting their organization and the community through demonstrated vision, understanding, clarity & agility in a VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex & Ambiguous) world.


Leadership Council for Nonprofits

Sponsorship Opportunities Available: 

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or Contact Jenny Berg








Securing the Future is an annual, half-day conference dedicated to building the strategic, leadership and resource development skills of the board, staff and donors of Greater Cincinnati nonprofits. This educational conference is designed to address the needs and concerns of board members and senior leadership. Participants have a chance to interact with peers, hear from a prominent keynote speaker and attend breakout sessions led by local speakers for a deeper dive into the keynote topic.

Keynote Address: 
Barry Posner, Ph.D.
The Life You Lead is the Legacy You Leave

Barry Posner is the Michael J. Accolti, S.J. Chair and Professor of Leadership at the Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University. Barry has received the Association for Talent Development’s highest award for Distinguished Contribution to Workplace Learning and Performance, recognized as one of the Top 50 leadership coaches in America, ranked among the Most Influential HR thinkers in the world by HR magazine, listed among the Top 75 Leadership and Management Experts in the world by Inc. magazine, and among Global Gurus Top 20 Leadership Gurus!

He is the co-author of the award-winning and best-selling leadership book The Leadership Challenge, which is listed among The Top 100 Business Books of All Time, receiving book-of-the-year honors by the American Council of Healthcare Executives, Fast Company, and the Critic’s Choice Award from the nation’s book review editors.

Breakout Sessions: 

Your Employees Are Watching. What Do They See? 
Jamie Bierman, Senior HR Advisor, HR Elements, LLC

Practice What You Preach: Equity in Your Workplace 
Arlene Koth, President & Founder, OPC Consulting Services

Co-Creating Fundraising Success
Scott Provancher, President & CEO, Ignite Philanthropy

Rethink Your Board Meetings to Increase Your Impact
Beth Yoke, Chief Strategy Officer, Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

Click Here for Session Descriptions & Presenter Bios


   7:30AM     Registration, Networking, Exhibitor Tables and Breakfast Buffet
   8:00AM     Keynote Speaker, Barry Posner, Ph.D.
                    The Life You Lead is the Legacy You Leave
   9:00AM     Breakout Sessions
  11:30AM    Leadership Legacy Awards
  12:00PM    Final Q&A "fireside chat" with Barry Posner
  12:30PM    Adjourn


Conference Registration
$50 Leadership Council Members*
$75 Non Members

10% Discount for Groups of 3 or More
Enter Promo code:  GROUP3PLUS 

*PLEASE NOTE: The "Member Rate" is for Leadership Council for Nonprofits Member Organizations, and their staff.  If you are not sure if your organization is a member, please send an email to: administration@leadershipcouncil.us and we’ll gladly check for you or click HERE to see a list of current member organizations.

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Deadline to Register:  February 26, 2020
Cancellation Policy: The deadline to cancel and receive a refund is February 26, 2020.  There will be no refunds issued for cancellations received after February 26, 2020.  You may send someone in your place.  To substitute, send email to administration@leadershipcouncil.us.


                       Thank You to our Securing the Future Sponsors