WEBINAR - Nonprofit Academy Workshop: FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) Your Fundraising

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Build a Communications Plan That Gets Donors Engaged

This two-session workshop will introduce how to create a successful communications plan, will give you tools to do your own, and will provide time in the second session for you to get an expert review of your individual strategy, plan and messages. After this workshop you will:

  • Know how to build a communications plan that stimulates engagement and gets results.
  • Understand the difference between a Mission and Vision plan.
  • Know the importance of a strong and consistent brand.
  • Know effective techniques to make “the ask” that drives donations.
  • Know what the press wants to hear about what you’re doing as an organization and how to get the press to spread your story (for free!).

NOTE: This event is a part of a series. The second workshop is on Thursday, October 1st from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. You will be automatically registered.

Featured Speakers

Deb Haynes Swider: Chief Strategist, Loud & Clear Marketing, LLC
Deb has always been a collector of stories – whether reading, writing, or listening to them.Turning the love of storytelling into a career, Deb has helped tell the story of companies across the United States, trade associations in the DC metro area, non-profit organizations who are changing the world, and politicians who often hang around longer than they should.

Sharon L. Wright: Owner and President, Loud & Clear Marketing, LLC
Since her teen years, Sharon has been laser focused on her pursuit of a career in public relations. Much like the journalists she’s partnered with over her career, Sharon is thrilled to chase the next great story that she knows in her heart needs to be told.

Katy Tyrrell Reed: Director of Local Engagement, Loud & Clear Marketing, LLC
Katy Tyrrell Reed grew up in McLean Virginia, and attended Indiana University graduating with bachelors of arts degrees in English and Anthropology. An avid traveler, her love of humanity and travel inspired her to join the Peace Corps serving in Benin, West Africa. This profound experience inspired a lifelong commitment to giving back.

Speakers

Deb Haynes Swider

Chief Strategist, Loud & Clear Marketing, LLC

Sharon L. Wright

Owner and President, Loud & Clear Marketing, LLC

Katy Tyrrell Reed

Director of Local Engagement, Loud & Clear Marketing, LLC

Signature Events

Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards

The Loudoun Chamber celebrated its 55th Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards on Friday, January 20, 2023 at The National Conference Center. We honored top community leaders as well as celebrate the success of the 2022 Board of Directors Chair, Shawn Mitchell, owner of Modern Mechanical. We will also welcomed in our 2023 Board and the new Chair Carol Barbe, owner of Backflow Technology.

The 2023 Community Leadership Award winners in each category had the opportunity to select one nonprofit organization to receive a $1,000 grant, thanks to the generosity of the Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties. Stay tuned for more information about the 2024 Annual Meeting. 2023 Event Photos

 

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Chamber Classic

On Monday, August 15, 2022, the 40th Annual Chamber Classic was held at The Club at Creighton Farms. This event has been Loudoun County’s premier business golf tournament for four decades. 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 a 2023 Sponsorship. Stay tuned for more information and pricing.

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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

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Valor Awards

 

This Spring, the Chamber will honor the Loudoun Chamber will honor first responders, our community’s real-life heroes, and several truly heroic citizens, for their courageous, often lifesaving actions at the 38th Annual Loudoun County Valor Awards. 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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