2025 Annual Conference



More information coming soon.

April 27-29, 2025

InterContinental New Orleans
444 Saint Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130

Call for proposals to present at the 2025 Conference are now open!  The Annual Conference Planning Committee aims for proposals in the following 4 categories:
  • Workforce & Organizational Development  – These sessions will aim to address topics related to the workforce crisis, such as recruiting, hiring, and retention. Additionally, topics that promote a positive workplace culture such as team building and process improvement.  
  • Leadership Strategies – These topics aim to enhance leadership skills of current leaders and emerging leaders.  Topics may include identifying and nurturing future leadership, change management, trust building, and strategic planning.  
  • Fundraising & Development Strategies – These sessions will focus on topics that support the organizations fundraising goals, sustainability and increase diverse revenue streams.  Potential topics include major gift prospecting, development of a fundraising plan, email and direct mail appeals, events, face to face asking. 
  • Program Development – These sessions will focus on the development of programs within an organization.  Examples of session topics include an affiliate sharing a program that they have implemented or improved and the outcomes experienced.  

Deadline to submit a proposal is Friday, November 29th, 2024.

For conference questions, please contact Carrie at ccantrell@ucp.org
To find out more about sponsorship, please contact Michael at mludgardo@ucp.org