Nonprofit Business Summit

July 18, 2019 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM (MST)


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Welcome to this years
Non Profit Business Summit

Connecting the Valleys Nonprofit Sector to the
Valleys Business Community

A critical date for nonprofit executives: don't miss this opportunity to connect with Valley business leaders and participate in educational sessions that will enrich your organization's developmental and operational missions.

Keynote Speaker: 

Dr. Anthony Evans of the L. William Seidman Research Institute at ASU will be discussing the economic and social value of Arizona nonprofits. Social investors have the choice and power to use philanthropy for the greater good. Dr. Evans research breaks down the tangible results produced by philanthropic investments through nonprofits into those ideals that everyone agrees are priorities like healthier communities, more educated populations, and sustainable environments and shows how these outcomes contribute to vital and measurable community benefits like civic engagement and job development. This engaging and informative keynote presentation will illuminate how your organization can demonstrate impact and further your mission.

Breakout Sessions: 

#1 - The Power of Collaboration - Presentation by: Nora Hannah 

Nora Hannah is a business executive, social entrepreneur, and nonprofit strategist, with a passion for citizen engagement. She is currently serving as Director of the Together for Impact Fund, a new statewide initiative to support collaboration and partnerships among nonprofit organizations. Her prior role in nonprofit was as Chief Executive Officer of Experience Matters, a groundbreaking initiative to engage the time, talent and experience of adults age 50+ to help meet the growing needs in the public and nonprofit sectors. 

Nora also serves as CEO of Landiscor, a national real estate information company she has co-owned and operated since 1997.  Prior to Landiscor, she was the General Manager for the Forest Highlands project in Flagstaff, Arizona. Noras expertise is in start-up organizations, organizational leadership, strategic design, funding and finance.

Nora has been active in the Phoenix community for over twenty-five years serving as chairman of the YWCA, Valley Leadership and the Childrens Action Alliance.  She is also the recipient of the 1999 Chamber of Commerce Athena Award and one of the 2015 Outstanding Women in Business from the Phoenix Business Journal.  Having lived in Phoenix since she was two, Nora has a strong commitment to the quality of life in the Arizona community.

#2 - How to tell your Nonprofit Story 

Speaker: Ashley Bright

Ashley's a father, entrepreneur and passionate storyteller. In 2013, after 16 years presenting to Fortune 500 companies in the design and marketing industry, he founded Ashley Bright Presents to teach business and nonprofit leaders communication and public speaking skills. United Way, HonorHealth and Arizona State University are amongst the many clients who rely on Ashley's training to help their leaders conquer fears, avoid costly mistakes and get the money they need to succeed.


Your nametag serves as your ticket. You will not be mailed paper tickets
Please be sure to fill out your guest names and companies completely when registering
You cannot purchase tickets online and pay by check. To pay by check, please call 602-308-6535
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Single tickets are not guaranteed seating together.

For additional event information, please contact event manager, Haley Metcalf at                          


7:00 am - Registration and expo

7:45 am - Doors open

8:00 am - Welcome remarks & breakfast served

8:10 am - Keynote speaker - Social Impact Measurement

9:00 am - First break

9:15 am - The Power of Collaboration

9:45 am - Second break

10:00 am - How to tell your Nonprofit story 

10:50 am - Closing remarks

11:00 am - Event concludes


The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa

6902 E Greenway Pkwy, Scottsdale, AZ, 85254, United States

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Phoenix Business Journal

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