Seven ways to get the most out of attending a conference

Coming to the Not-For-Profit People Conference in November? Or perhaps you’ve got another NFP conference coming up? Conferences can be hyper-rich opportunities to learn new ideas, make new connections, gain perspective on your job, have important conversations with colleagues and develop as an NFP professional.

But doing all this at the same time isn’t a simple task – it can be easy for a conference to become a blur of presentations, faces and cocktails. Why not develop a plan of attack well before you set foot in the conference centre?

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What to tell your boss: Your case for attending the 2016 Not-For-Profit People Conference

Want to learn how some of Australia’s most successful NFP organisations attract, manage, train and retain the best staff and volunteers? Then you can’t afford to miss the 2016 Not-For-Profit People Conference on 21-22 November! But if you still need to convince them to give you the budget and time to attend, send them these compelling reasons why the conference is a must-attend event.

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How one Dutch NFP is revolutionising community service using self-managing teams – with Yumi Stamet

In the lead-up to her presentation at the 2015 Not-For-Profit People Conference, Yumi Stamet – a Workforce Adviser for the National Disability Services (NDS) – spoke with us about Buurtzorg, a Dutch NFP that has grown from just 4 staff in 2006 to over 8,000 staff today, by pioneering a system of self-managing teams. Buurtzorg has the most satisfied workforce of any Dutch company with more than 1,000 employees.

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Not-For-Profit People Conference: Convince your boss and join us in November

Do you need some help convincing your manager that this year’s Not-For-Profit People Conference is a must attend event?

Over two jam-packed days in November, we’re putting people at the centre of the conversation around how to strengthen NFP organisations and the sector. Here’s five reasons why you need to join more than 300 NFP professionals at the conference.

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