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Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions
General Questions
When is the next in person Collaborative event?

Collaborative will return to Philadelphia on June 7-8, 2023. Register here and be sure to sign up for Collaborative emails to receive the latest event updates directly to your inbox. You can also follow Collaborative on Twitter and Instagram.

Where is Collaborative 2023 taking place?

Philadelphia, PA. The in-person event will take place in Fishtown, one of Philadelphia’s coolest neighborhoods. With main events taking place at The Fillmore, Punch Line Philly, and Brooklyn Bowl, Collaborative is set at the intersection of where Philly’s culinary, art, and music trends take off.

How much does it cost to attend Collaborative?

We are currently offering our lowest early-bird price of $299 per person for a limited time.

Why should I attend Collaborative?

It’s more than just a conference. At Collaborative you can build a lifelong network of the sharpest and most innovative minds in the industry who, just like you, are working to solve the world’s most challenging problems. In addition to the marquee event in June, Collaborative provides year-round opportunities to connect with fellow nonprofit leaders.

Who should attend Collaborative?

Anyone in the nonprofit or social enterprise space looking to come together with the brightest minds and best fundraisers in the industry, learn more about emerging trends in fundraising and technology, Classy platform features, and expert insights on how to raise more for your mission.

What kind of session topics can I expect?

With a focus on fundraising and technology, you’ll walk away with proven strategies from industry experts and connect with other changemakers through unique, interactive learning experiences.

What speakers are confirmed for Collaborative 2023?

Our team is curating an impressive line-up of speakers and we’re excited to share more details with you in the coming months. If you’re interesting in speaking, you can submit a proposal here.

How do I apply to speak at the Collaborative?

If you’re interesting in speaking, you can submit a proposal here.

Do you offer a discounted hotel room rate for Collaborative attendees?

Yes! We are proud to partner with Loews Philadelphia to provide attendees with discounted hotel rooms rates. The Loews Philadelphia is centrally located at 1200 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 and within walking distance to the city’s best restaurants and sightseeing. There are a limited number of rooms and they will sell out quickly, so please book as soon as possible. You can book your hotel room here.

Can I earn CFRE continuing education credits for sessions?

Yes, you can earn CFRE credits for participation at the in-person Collaborative. The Collaborative is an approved Continuing Education Providers for the Certified Fund Raising Executive program. If you need a points tracker, please contact our team at [email protected]

How do I become a sponsor of the Collaborative?

Becoming a sponsor of the Collaborative can be extremely beneficial to both your organization and the nonprofits that attend. We aim to connect professionals to each other and to services that will benefit and advance their missions. If you are interested in sponsoring the Collaborative, please reach out to our team at [email protected].

Are the venues ADA accessible?

Absolutely, all three of the Collaborative venues are committed to providing an accessible environment for all guests. The venues are built in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and all public spaces are wheelchair-friendly. If you have specific needs or require further assistance, please let us know when you complete your Collaborative registration or contact us at [email protected] as soon as possible, and we will do our best to assist.

How do I communicate accessibility needs?

Please identify any accommodations you may need during registration, under the question, “Do you have any special needs we can accommodate?” If you have additional needs not specified in your registration, please contact us as soon as possible at [email protected] and we will do our best to assist.

What do I do if I witness or am subject to unacceptable behavior at the Collaborative?

Please notify the conference organizers at [email protected] immediately.

Who do I ask if my question is not answered here?

Please contact us at [email protected].