Session 8A - A Minute to Win It, In the Shark Tank, Facing the Firing Line, Special Anniversary Edition with Blooper

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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What happens when you mash-up these well-known TV shows? More great ideas than you ever thought could fit into a single conference session! In this rapid fire hour, dozens of Iron Donor Relations Professionals will face-off in the Advancement Stadium, each will pitch their best stewardship and donor relations ideas in roughly a minute, all the while taking questions from the audience. Everyone will reign supreme, guaranteed to have several good ideas to take away at the end of the session.

Expertise Level: Suitable for all levels
Shop Size: Suitable for any size shop
Subject Focus: Stewardship

Speaker Bio:
Mary Solomons
Mary Solomons has been in the advancement field for more than 20 years, initially in the alumnae office of her alma mater, Wellesley College. For the past 18 years she has been at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York, first as director of alumni affairs, and since 2000, overseeing the Office of Donor Relations. Elected to the ADRP board in 2008, Mary has presented at numerous ADRP International Conferences, and has co-chaired the NYC Regional Conferences. Mary is also active with the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), serving on the faculty of the 2007 and 2009 Donor Relations Conferences and as a speaker at the Summer Institute for Advancement Services in July 2011 and the District I Annual Conference in February 2008.