Two weeks ago, many of us left the comfort and routine of our daily lives to trek to Pittsburgh and forge the future of donor relations at the ADRP 2016 International Conference.
The City of Bridges didn’t disappoint. From the Welcome Reception on Tuesday night to the last session on Friday afternoon, those three days were jam-packed with learning, professional growth, networking, and perhaps most importantly, fun.
On Wednesday morning, Amy Herman spoke to a packed house about the art of perception, “Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.” This was a recurring theme that weaved throughout many of the sessions, to be good at what we do, to be effective communicators, collaborators, and storytellers, we need to take a step back and re-evaluate what we do, how we do it, and why.
The highlights of the conference were many, including: