Join 2,000 of your association, nonprofit, and government peers for an Xperience like none other! The four-day event – planned exclusively for Community Brands customers, partners, and consultants – will be packed with motivational keynotes, 140+ educational sessions (many of which qualify for CPE, CAE, and CFRE credits), one-on-one product support, a bustling Exhibit Hall, and plenty of fun, relaxing networking opportunities.
And, of course, you’ll want to carve out time from your busy learning and networking schedule to take in all that the magical Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort has to offer!
No matter if you have just a small staff or 100-plus employees, your time spent at Xperience 2018 will transform your team and skyrocket your organization into a data-driven and forward-thinking success. The skills acquired and memories made will not only leave you inspired, but with tangible tactics that will make you want to hit the ground running when you return home. Join us and discover new skills to be the best in any role, at any level.
Select your own personal education pathway with content catered to executives, marketing, membership, finance, fundraising, and technology professionals.
Your members and constituents are living in an ever-changing digital world and are looking to you to keep them connected. Whether you serve a professional, trade, or hybrid association, you’ll gain the knowledge to deliver valuable, member-driven experiences. Attend Xperience 2018 and get access to educational sessions catered to sharpen your skills on the technology that delivers memorable experiences to your members. Training includes a variety of tactics and best practices across Aptify, CrowdWisdom™, netFORUM Enterprise™, netFORUM Pro™, Freestone, Nimble AMS, YM Careers, and the YourMembership AMS technologies now a part of the Community Brands family.
There’s an ever-increasing demand for donor attention and dollars. And, at the same time, donor expectations are skyrocketing – based on the everyday experiences they’re having with for-profits, like Amazon and Netflix. Modern fundraisers have to keep up with it all! At Xperience18, you’ll gain learnings to help you better engage and communicate with donors, increase your campaign and event effectiveness, and deliver on your mission. Experts and power users on products such as Millennium™, Fundraising 50™, and Abila Fundraising Online™ will be there to share their knowledge and cheer you on!
You won’t find your typical conference scenario at Xperience18. Innovation is what this conference is all about! With deep-dive developer courses and a unique developer passport experience for Aptify and netFORUM Enterprise™ attendees, you get to collaborate on real- world scenarios in an interactive code-a-thon setting to possibly apply to your own configurations and architectures.
Did you know 60 percent of members across all generations rely on the associations to which they belong as their “go-to” for continuing education? This is a huge opportunity for associations to not only engage, but also retain, valuable members. Are you taking full advantage of this captive audience? At Xperience18, learn how CrowdWisdom, Freestone™ and ancillary services can help you be more strategic, creative, and purposeful with your education programming.
With more than 2,000 attendees, Xperience 2018 is bound to be “the place” to meet and network with your fellow association, nonprofit, and government executive peers. There will be plenty of high-level, thought leadership learning and networking opportunities that will have you reinvigorated and ready to lead your team and positively impact your mission well into 2018.
There’s not another animal quite like association and nonprofit accounting. Between acquiring and managing multiple revenue sources, addressing a variety of funding requirements, remaining compliant, and transparently conveying your financial story to countless audiences, the complexities are immense. Our MIP Fund Accounting™ customers know a thing or two about how true fund accounting can help them – and you – address all of these complexities and more. At Xperience18, they, along with our product experts, will share accounting technology best practices to help you accurately and confidently manage your finances and grow your nonprofit.
Join us at Xperience18 and learn first-hand how to keep your staff happy while thriving in new digital innovation. Embrace the IoT, machine learning, data science, security, and integrity, and extend your platforms for a more efficient user experience. You’ll find out how to make the most out of your software applications and integrations, with access to technology training, hands-on labs, and new product innovations. Attend and collaborate with fellow industry professionals, and participate in Community Brands product evolution discussions to increase efficiency and effectiveness within your organization.
What you communicate, to whom, and how often can mean the difference between loyal, retained members and disgruntled, lost members. At Xperience 2018, we’ll dive deep into marketing and membership strategies, and send you home with communication tactics to help you drive member loyalty and retention.
Association management companies work hard to support the associations they serve. Join us for learning sessions exclusively designed for the challenges you face delivering positive results to those you serve.
Whether you’re an experienced AMC business owner or navigating your first years in association management, join us for learning sessions exclusively designed for the unique challenges you face. You will also have the opportunity to join Community Brands executives at our inaugural Partner Rally to share feedback and gain exclusive insight into the future of the Community Brands product ecosystem proudly serving over 150 AMCs.
Select your own personal education pathway with content catered to executives, marketing, fundraising membership, finance, and technology professionals. Plus, more than 60+ accredited sessions applied towards CAE, CFRE, or CPE certification.
This pass gives attendees full access to all sessions, meetings, meals and events at Xperience 2018 with the exception of Sunday's Developer Day and Pre-Conference Training, which can be added for an additional fee.
Now through Mar 31, 2018
Feb 1, 2018 - March 31, 2018
April 1, 2018 - May 6, 2018
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"Our Community Brands team is highly anticipating hosting the best and brightest minds in the association and nonprofit sectors at Xperience18. We’re working diligently to create an unforgettable experience that will have you feeling inspired and empowered to reach your full potential."
- JP Guilbault, Community Brands, President
"Xperience is a unique opportunity to surround yourself with like-minded professionals who are dealing with similar challenges and using similar tools every day. The opportunity to have one to one conversations with product leaders allows you to influence product roadmap decisions and gain a deeper understanding for what is coming and why."
- Dan Gaertner, EVP, Membership Solutions
"Nonprofits are always seeking new ways to raise more funds and become more effective with limited resources. Xperience 2018 gives nonprofit professionals the opportunity to learn from industry experts and like-minded peers how to efficiently leverage technology to meet the growing expectations of donors, grantors, and other key stakeholders. We’re working hard to make this the most valuable conference you attend all year."
- Erin Shy, EVP, Nonprofit Solutions
"Xperience attendees are exposed to the best practices and technologies that are taking the association and not for nonprofit industries to the next levels of efficiency, engagement, and value delivered to constituents. The networking and knowledge sharing that happens outside the formal sessions alone, is reason enough to join the fun."
- Tristan Jordon, EVP, Careers and Education
"Our customers are the fuel that fires our innovation engine and I cannot wait to share what’s new with Nimble AMS at the new Community Brands conference, Xperience 2018! This conference brings together Nimble AMS specific knowledge with exciting keynotes and thought leadership. I am excited for what this means to our customers and valued partners."
- Sigmund VanDamme, Membership Software Evangelist
"The Aptify Users Conference has always been a highly positive and valuable experience for all who attend. I’m really excited about the combined Community Brands conference, Xperience 2018, that promises to take it to a whole new level – you’ll receive all the great Aptify content we deliver every year, and you’ll have the opportunity to experience a world-class technology event where you can engage and learn from a much broader group of industry peers!"
- Mark Patterson, SVP, Enterprise Product Strategy