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Creating Engaging and Successful Virtual Events

January 26, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Learn how to adjust your special event strategy from in-person to virtual. This course will outline how to repurpose your current event to reach your organization’s goals while engaging with your supporters. Virtual events are new to the majority of us, let’s take some of the guess work out of the experience. This course will help you gain the understanding and confidence you need to produce a successful virtual event while raising crucial funds for your organization.

After attending this workshop you will be able to:

  • Understand how to assess whether a hybrid or a 100% virtual event is right for your organization
  • Know what questions to ask of vendors to ensure a successful experience
  • Assess your current assets and how to leverage them in your new event format
  • Understand the key components to a successful virtual event and how to manage staff/board expectations

Program Level: Intermediate / Advanced
Prerequisites: None
Instructional Method: Online via Zoom

Cost: $65 members / $115 non-members

Please note: Registration closes at 12 noon the day prior to the class. All registrations are subject for approval.





Jessica Rhodes

Jessica Rhodes is the Founder of F-R Strategies. She has more than nine years of professional fundraising experience. Jessica most recently served as the Vice President of Regional Development at Make-A-Wish North Texas where she developed fundraising strategies to meet increased budget needs across a 161 county territory with 7 priority markets. Her strategy focused on diversifying fundraising portfolios and transitioning special events to be utilized more efficiently.

Jessica has experience in grant development, corporate relationship management, major gifts and individual giving. Jessica is an expert in special event management, committee and volunteer recruitment, and board development. Other areas of expertise are staff management and developing fundraising staff to meet their full potential.


January 26, 2021
9:00 am - 11:00 am
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