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2/21/2018 General


Two-Day Event Focuses on ‘Technology Trends for Nonprofit Organizations’


BOCA RATON, Fla. (February 1, 2018) – Like many individuals and small businesses, nonprofit organizations struggle to keep pace with the latest developments in technology – while knowing that these developments could have a profound impact on their success in accomplishing their goals.


To help nonprofits navigate these waters, the Listen Learn Care Foundation is sponsoring the Difference Makers Leadership Forum on March 22 and 23 at Old School Square Center for the Arts in Delray Beach.  Foundation President Mary Wong announced that the Leadership Forum, formerly known as the Weekend in Boca, will build upon the nine-year history of the Weekend in Boca and will feature dynamic speakers, up-to-the-minute information and ample time for networking and informal discussion of common issues shared by many organizations.


The theme of the Leadership Forum is “Technology Trends for Nonprofit Organizations.” Topics include “How to Generate Revenue and Save Resources with Technology,” “Video Marketing: Share Your Story & Build an Engaged Community Online,” “Nonprofit Digital Transformation” and “Awaken the Power of Purpose.”


Leadership Forum speakers include:

  • Felecia Hatcher, Founder, Code Fever and BlackTechWeek
  • Brian Sooy, President, Aespire Branding and Design Communications
  • Kate Volman, Marketing Strategist
  • Chris McDaniel, MBA, Vice President of Sales, vTECH IO, DellEMC Premiere Partner
  • Brittany Valdes, Business Sales Specialist, Microsoft
  • Brooks Nelson, Director, Global Resilience, Corporate Citizenship Center, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
  • Michael Chatman, President and CEO, Cape Coral Community Foundation
  • Mary Wong, President, Listen Learn Care Foundation


Additional speakers may be announced at a later date. 


The event also will feature the presentation of the 2018 Listen Learn Care Awards to a number of individuals and organizations that excel in serving humanity.


Sponsorship opportunities are available.

Old School Square is located at 51 N. Swinton Ave. in Delray Beach.  The cost to attend the two-day Leadership Forum is $69.99 per person.  The cost includes breakfast and lunch on both days as well as all conference materials.  Parking is available in the Old School Square parking garage on NE First Avenue. Proceeds will support the nonprofit capacity-building initiatives of the Listen Learn Care Foundation.


CSRwire is the media sponsor for the event.  To register for the Difference Makers Leadership Forum and for information about sponsorship opportunities, please visit www.listenlearncare.org/leadershipforum. More information is available at (561) 922-6951.



About the Listen Learn Care Foundation

The Listen Learn Care Foundation is an independent foundation − tax exempt under IRC Sec. 501(c)(3). In keeping with its mission, Listen Learn Care®, the Foundation supports a variety of programs that give children tools to succeed in school and in life; build the capacity of nonprofit organizations through collaboration and innovation; help women succeed in business; and help communities prepare for disasters, as well as recover and rebuild afterwards.  For more information, visit www.listenlearncare.org.