Meet Media Cause at a Nonprofit Conference

Meet Media Cause as we hit the road this summer! Earlier this year, we wrote about the best nonprofit conferences to consider for 2018. We had a lot of fun (and learned a lot) at Classy’s Collaborative back in June, and enjoyed hosting sessions at RSM and TSNE MissionWorks conferences this Spring. Looking for a nonprofit conference to attend next month? See where our team will be, and what we’ll be talking about!

2018 Bridge to Integrated Marketing & Fundraising Conference

Washington, D.C.: July 31 – August 2, 2018

Topic: Using Digital to Crush Your Next Crowdfunding Event for Your Small Nonprofit
Speakers: Cody Damon, Co-Founder, Media Cause & Jon Thomas, Founder/Executive Director, Tap Cancer Out

Bridge Conference is a nonprofit conference by and for fundraising and marketing professionals. It’s a vast, immersive and uniquely comprehensive experience for the latest strategies, techniques and innovations in direct response and major donor fundraising. This year’s theme surrounds the art and science of fundraising and marketing.

Leveraging their extensive knowledge of all things digital for nonprofits, Cody and Jon will cover how to use digital marketing to drive successful crowdfunding and peer-to-peer fundraising events, including strategies for email fundraising, supporter nurturing, and cross-channel optimization. Using Tap Cancer Out as a case study, they will walk through a high-level game plan for pulling off crowdfunding events that grow year-over-year and maximize the potential of each fundraising participant.

Attendees will leave with the following takeaways:

  1. How to create a communication strategy for before, during, and after an event.
  2. Why systems integrations can make or break your crowdfunding efforts.
  3. Crafting an effective nurturing strategy to encourage greater per-person fundraising.

Attending Bridge next week? Meet Media Cause and find a time to talk shop:

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Youth Leadership Conference

Asian Liver Center at Stanford University: August 1-4, 2018

Topic: How to create change at a global scale through digital campaigns
Speaker: Kyle Buetzow, Senior Account Director at Media Cause

The Youth Leadership Conference is a four-day conference led by the Asian Liver Center at Stanford University, where 100 high-achieving high school students learn leadership skills from industry experts and establish relationships with peers from across the United States and Asia to create positive change. During the conference, participants also work in teams of 10 to develop strategies that market and promote social impact messages regarding the global prevalence of Hepatitis B to the public. 

These 100 young minds leave with a deeper sense of self and their capacity to turn ideas into initiatives that reach their communities. Drawing on his life experiences in Peace Corps and now creating scalable impact for nonprofits at Media Cause, Kyle will provide valuable insights regarding how to develop and scale international campaigns and foster partnerships within a community.

During the workshop, Kyle will cover the following topics:

  1. How to create a successful digital campaign
  2. How to engage an international audience
  3. The unique aspects or stories that have characterized his personal, leadership, and professional journey.

Connect with Kyle:

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The Youth Assembly

New York University: August 10-13, 2018

Sponsored by the Friendship Ambassadors Foundation in partnership with the UN Department of Public Information

Topic: Harnessing the power of social media and technology to create social change
Speaker: Sarah Swan, Marketing Manager at Media Cause

We love speaking with young leaders making an impact in their communities! The Youth Assembly brings together a diverse group of over 1,000 delegates aged 16-28 representing over 100 countries. All delegates have one thing in common: their world-changing potential. Now in its 22nd session, The Youth Assembly fosters youth action for sustainable development, building a movement through a unique global platform.

Drawing on Sarah’s experience managing cross-platform digital campaigns, her international experience working in 20 countries, and personal involvement in advocacy, attendees will leave with the following takeaways:

  1. How do develop and implement a cross-channel digital strategy for a cause
  2. Strategies for reaching and engaging an audience with a community-centric approach
  3. Applying the Theory of Change to advocacy work
  4. How to accomplish all of the above with the right tools and integrations.

Meet Media Cause and Connect with Sarah:


Will you be at any of these conferences, or are you interested in learning more about the topics mentioned above? Let us know!


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