Nonprofit Academy: Strategic Storytelling for Nonprofits

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Sally Strackbein is a speaking coach, storytelling coach, and business consultant. She has a proven track record of coaching speakers and business people to cut communication clutter, make their message stick, and get outstanding results.

Imagine chatting with someone you just met. As you tell them about your organization, they say, “How can I donate?” or “How can I volunteer?” This happens when you harness the world’s best communication tool, story.

People connect with your organization’s mission through their heart, not their head. Storytelling is the art of communicating heart-to-heart. Whether you are connecting online, in-person or through the written word, storytelling is the key to persuasion.

In this workshop you will:
• Learn the types of stories non-profits should tell
• Learn to structure them correctly—and yes, there are ways to get it wrong
• Discover the elements that make your story emotionally compelling.

You will have the opportunity to craft and tell at least one story. And you will receive a learning guide to take home to refer to as you create your stories.

Speakers

Sally Strackbein

SIGNATURE SPONSOR   $2,500    (SOLD)

  • Year-long logo recognition on all marketing
  • Opportunity to offer up to 3 minutes remarks from the podium
  • Four tickets to each event, including Nonprofit
  • Academy workshops
  • Display table

NONPROFIT ACADEMY SERIES SPONSOR  $1,500 (SOLD)

  • Opportunity to introduce speaker and offer a three-minutes of remarks from the podium at each of the four workshops
  • Year-long logo recognition on all marketing
  • Four tickets to each event
  • Display table

 

 

 

 

PLATINUM SERIES SPONSOR  $1,000

  • Year-long logo recognition on all marketing
  • Two tickets to each event
  • Display table

NPI SIGNATURE EVENT SPOTLIGHT SPONSOR  $750

  • Opportunity to introduce speaker and offer up to 3 minutes of remarks from podium
  • Logo recognition on all marketing
  • Two tickets to event
  • Brochure placement at each attendee seat
  • Display table

EXHIBITORS   $99

  • Event recognition
  • One complimentary seat at each event
  • Display table

 

Signature Events

Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards

The Loudoun Chamber celebrated it’s Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards on March 3, 2022. We honored top business and community leaders and celebrated the success of the Chamber’s 2021 Board of Directors Chair, Stacey Metcalfe, Morven Park, and welcome in our 2022 Board.

The 2022 Community Leadership Award winners in each category will have the opportunity to select one nonprofit organization to receive a $1,000 grant, thanks to the generosity of the Community Foundation of Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties.

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Chamber Classic

The 40th Annual Chamber Classic has been Loudoun County’s premier business golf tournament for nearly four decades. Held at The Club at Creighton Farms, the Chamber Classic offers our sponsors tremendous marketing exposure, and an incomparable day of golf on this Jack Nicklaus designed course. If your company’s target market includes senior level executives and business owners who have a passion for the game of golf, we invite you to consider an Annual Chamber Classic sponsorship.

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Small Business Awards

For 28 years, the Loudoun Small Business Awards have been the most prestigious honors celebrating the best small businesses, entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations in our Loudoun community. We hope you will join us to congratulate finalists and winners in 9 categories, including the top prize, at the 2022 Small Business of the Year. Winners are announced in front of a live audience of Loudoun’s top business and community leaders. This event will take place on Friday, November 4th at the Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles.     View Photos / View 2021 Finalists & Winners

 

2022 SBA Nominations
 

SBA Categories + Qualifications

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Valor Awards

 

On April 25th, 2022, the Loudoun Chamber honored our community’s real life heroes, including several truly heroic citizens, for their courageous, often lifesaving actions at the 37th Annual Loudoun County Valor Awards at Lansdowne Resort. Stay tuned for the 2023 event date!

Click to view the 2022 Event PhotosClick to view the 2022 Valor Awards Program Book

 

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