Save the date for the first CASE IV Oklahoma Regional Programming event in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on November 2-3.
Join Us this November in OKC
This one-day workshop will focus on capital campaigns, alumni engagement and building the case for support in a challenging economy.
Join us at the Sheraton Downtown OKC on Thursday, November 2, from 5 – 6:30 p.m. for a networking reception followed by the one-day workshop on Friday, November 3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Oklahoma City University Meinders School of Business.
For more information about this conference, contact Director of Regional Programming Ethan Rule at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hotel and Accommodations
Hotel rooms are available at the Sheraton Downtown OKC at a discounted rate of $99 per night. Enjoy staying just steps away from Bricktown. Book now to secure a discounted rate, as rooms are limited and will likely go fast.
The cost to attend the workshop is $99 for CASE members and $130 for non-members. Registration includes the Thursday networking reception and Friday keynote lunch. Register today!
The CASE IV Oklahoma Regional Conference is sponsored by iModules.
|8 – 9 a.m.||Attendee Check-In/Registration|
|9 – 9:15 a.m.||University Welcome|
|9:15 – 9:30 a.m.||Sponsor Introductions|
|9:30 – 10:30 a.m.||Session 1
Overcoming Challenges in Alumni Relations
While Alumni Relations professionals can share the many rewarding moments they have experienced in their careers, we all have a few battle scars as well. Be it budgets, weather, technology or difficult personalities, we have all faced challenges that we have grown from. Come prepared to share your current challenges and hopefully walk away with resources and next steps toward solutions.
Dr. Anita Thompson
Connors State College Foundation
Hope is Not a Strategy: Realizing Your Portfolio’s True Potential
Building and managing a strategic portfolio is not easy in today’s fundraising environment. This session will teach you how to allocate and manage your portfolio with a strategic focus that moves donors through the donor cycle and keeps your portfolio optimized for fundraising success. Regardless of the size of your program or your current portfolio, you will come away with new strategies for your top prospects and have a path for superior ROI.
Bentz Whaley Flessner
|10:30 – 10:45 a.m.||Refreshment Break & Sponsor Visits
|10:45 – 11:45 a.m.||Session 1
A lively, interactive discussion regarding how to most effectively engage the three primary generations of active alumni and the volunteers that lead them. The topic includes understanding why groups behave the way they do, their preferences, and tips for making events and communications more enticing.
Founder & CEO
Society for Alumni Club Leadership
Building Your Premier Fundraising Event
Explore how one university launched a record breaking fundraiser in less than 5 months and why rethinking traditional auctions can maximize return while strengthening a culture of philanthropy.
Executive Director of Development
St. Gregory’s University
|11:45 – 12 p.m.||Refreshment Break & Sponsor Visits|
|12 – 1:30 p.m.||Lunch & Keynote
Speaker: Karl Miller
Large Gardner Conference Room
About Karl Miller
Karl Miller is a managing associate in the education practice of Bentz Whaley Flessner, where he focuses on campaign planning and management, major and principal gifts, advancement assessments, and building processes for comprehensive fundraising strategy and accountability.
Prior to joining the firm, Karl was Executive Director for Fundraising at the University of Texas-Austin, oversaw principal, major, and annual giving programs, and managed the successful completion of the $3 billion Campaign for Texas in partnership with campus chief development officers. With over twenty years in development and higher education, Karl has held senior leadership positions at public and private universities.
An active member of CASE, Karl has served on the CASE Commission on Philanthropy, the CASE Diversity Recruitment Advisory Group, and the faculty of several conferences.
|1:30 – 2 p.m.||Conference Wrap Up|