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

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Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards

The Loudoun Chamber celebrated it’s Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards in January 2021.  We honored top business and community leaders and celebrated the success of the Chamber’s 2020 Board of Directors Chair, Stacey Metcalfe, and welcome in our 2021 Board. In addition to the ceremonial swearing-in of our entire 2021 Board of Directors, this event featured the annual Community Leadership Awards ceremony. Stay tuned for information about the 2022 Annual Meeting.  View 2021 Finalists & Winners

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Annual Real Estate Event

The Chamber’s Annual Real Estate Event “The State of the Loudoun Market” offers the cutting-edge data and analysis on Loudoun’s commercial real estate landscape that real estate professionals need to succeed. The market intelligence and contacts you’ll gain as an Annual Real Estate Event sponsor will help position your company as a leader in this highly competitive market. Stay tuned for 2021 event information!  View 2021 Sponsorship Opportunities

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Chamber Classic

The 39th Annual Chamber Classic has been Loudoun County’s premier business golf tournament for nearly four decades. Held at The Club at Creighton Farms, the Golf Classic offers our sponsors tremendous marketing exposure, and an incomparable day of gold on this Jack Nicklaus designed course. If your company’s target market includes senior level executives who have a passion for the game of golf, then consider an Annual Chamber Classic sponsorship. Registration is open for the event, Monday, August 16th!

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or 27 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, the 2021 Small Business of the Year. Winners are announced in front of a live audience of Loudoun’s top business and community leaders.  We will be celebrating on Friday, October 29, 2021.

 

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Superhero 5k & Kids Fun Run

In the Fall of 2021 we will hold our 7th Annual Superhero 5k & Kids Fun Run. Every year, a portion of the proceeds from the race is donated to the Loudoun Chamber Foundation to benefit local nonprofits through grants. Stay tuned for information about the 2021 Race!  View 2021 Sponsorship OpportuntiesView 2019 Photos

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Valor Awards

Loudoun County’s public safety personnel are our community’s real life heroes, and many of these career and volunteer first responders truly delivered above and beyond the call of duty in 2020.

The Loudoun Chamber honored our community’s real life heroes on July 26, 2021, including several truly heroic citizens, for their courageous, often lifesaving actions, at the 36th Annual Loudoun County Valor Awards.  Loudoun’s top business and community leaders joined us for this proud Chamber tradition, and demonstrated their respect and appreciation for these dedicated public servants and their selfless acts of heroism and service.  View Program Here / View Event Photos Here

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