Sunday, April 26, 2015

Event - Cause Marketing Forum (CMF) Chicago: Nonprofit/Business

CMF Chicago will take place from May 27 to May 29. This event is for everyone from cause marketing beginners to veterans. This includes people who work for a businesses and nonprofits. There are a number of special programs geared towards all of the groups (separate fees apply for the small group sessions).

This conference features a range of programing tailored to the individuals in attendance. There is a Nonprofit Corporate Alliance Leadership Summit and a For Business Only Summit. The Halo Awards will also take place during the event. Here are some of the workshops:

CMF2015 Pre- and Post-Conference Workshops

NONPROFIT WORKSHOPS

Cause Marketing 101 for Nonprofits Want to “get in the game” or increase your success at building alliances with corporations? This four-hour class provides the solid foundation you need. A perennial favorite, this workshop has provided hundreds of nonprofit executives with valuable tools for launching and improving their corporate alliance development programs. Wednesday, May 27, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm

Nonprofit Corporate Alliance Leadership Summit (Open to full-time, senior employees of nonprofit organizations only) A closed-door gathering exclusively for senior nonprofit executives interested in frank, private discussions of common challenges and new ideas from industry thought leaders. Wednesday, May 27, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm

Cause Innovation: Supercharging Your Organization's Corporate Alliances You want to take your corporate alliances to the next level, but your organization is stuck. This workshop will provide you with the road map you need to attract game-changing revenue and other resources. You’ll learn how leading organizations differentiate their brands, demonstrate impact and leverage data to land multi-million dollar deals. And you’ll be taught how to avoid common pitfalls that can cost you time and support. Friday, May 29, 8:00 am to 11:00 am

BUSINESS WORKSHOPS

For Business Only Summit: Want to compare notes with other corporate leaders? This closed-door session provides you with a unique opportunity to discuss overcoming the barriers of blending purpose and profit.Highly interactive with an emphasis on group discussions and problem-solving, session highlights include gaining buy-in, workforce volunteering and demonstrating impact. Wednesday, May 27, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm

Click here for the full program.

Some of the Companies and Causes in Attendance

Causes 121 Giving
1776 Media Network
3BL Media
ActivisonBlizzard's Call of Duty Endowment
AdWeek
ALEX AND ANI | CHARITY BY DESIGN
Amway Corporation
Anthropologie inc
AT&T
Arizona Coyotes Foundation
Blitz Education
Boston Beer Company
Brookfield Office Properties
Buffalo Wild Wings
Causeguru
Cause Licensing Partners, Inc
CauseMarketing.com
ConAgra Foods
Cone Communications
Criando Consultoria
CVS Health
Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption
DICK'S Sporting Goods
Discovery Communications
Disney
DS Services of America
Field Trip Factory
For Momentum
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC
Giving Strong, Inc.
Global Cloud
GOODcorps
Good Scout Group
Good Sports Inc
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Groupon
Home Instead, Inc.
House of Blues Music Forward Foundation
IEG Consulting Group
iGive.com
iHeartMedia
IM Strategic Partners
Incite
Investors Trust Administration
INPEx
Jason's Deli
JCPenney
JG Invest LLC
Johnson & Johnson
kbs+ Cause Company
Koch Creative Group
Kohl's Department Stores
LeadDog Marketing Group
Macys Inc
Marketo
MDR: Educators, Youth & Family
MediaVest
Merit Motion Pictures
Microsoft
MRG Consulting
MSLGROUP
Nebraska Furniture Mart
Nemours
New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc.
Newport Beach & Company
Old Navy
Orvis
Perlman & Perlman LLP
Phil & Co
Public Inc.
QVC, Inc.
RALLY
Re/mark
Realized Worth
RF Binder
Richards Partners
Samuel Adams
Sapient
Sappi North America
Scena Media
Selfish Giving
Seventh Generation
Shatterproof
Shop & Support
SigComm
Social Capital
Spotify
Stripes
SunTrust
Taco Bell Corp
The Celebrity Source
The UPS Store Inc
Time Inc.
Time Warner Cable
TKG | The Krim Group
TMI, the DoSomething.org Agency
Unilever
Upworthy
Venable LLP
Walgreen Co.
We-Care.com
WestJet
Whirlpool Corporation
AdoptAClassroom.org
Alliance for a Healthier Generation
ALS.net
ALSAC/St. Jude
Alternative Gifts International
Alzheimer's Association
American Association for Cancer Research
American Cancer Society
American Heart Association
American Lung Association
Blessings in a Backpack
Boys & Girls Clubs of America
Capacity DR
ChildFund International
Children International
Children's Hospital Colorado Foundation
Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
Children's of Alabama
City Harvest
City Year, Inc.
Cleveland Clinic
Community Health Charities
Conservancy Garden
CureSearch for Children's Cancer
Doctors Without Borders
DoSomething.org
Dream Foundation
Education Center
Entertainment Industry Foundation
Exploratorium
Feed the Children
Feeding America
FoodCorps
Free the Children
Girls on the Run International
Give Kids The World
Goodwill Industries International
Got Your 6
GreatSchools
Habitat for Humanity International
Harvard Business School
Heifer International
Instituto Ayrton Senna
KaBOOM!
Keep A Breast Foundation
Kiva
Make-A-Wish
March of Dimes
Mayo Clinic
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Melanoma Research Foundation
Mercy Corps
Morris Animal Foundation
National 4-H Council
National Autism Association
National Breast Cancer Foundation
National Children's Cancer Society
National Park Foundation
National Recreation and Park Association
National Stroke Association
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Nature Conservancy
NCMEC
Operation Warm Inc.
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Paralyzed Veterans of America
Parents As Teachers
Partnership with Native Americans
PetSmart Charities
Reading is Fundamental
Save the Children
Second Harvest Heartland
SeriousFun Children's Network
Share Our Strength
Shatterproof
Sierra Club
Sinai Health System
SOS Children's Villages USA
Stand Up To Cancer
Sunday Lunch
Susan G. Komen
The Ounce of Prevention Fund
The Salvation Army
The Wilderness Society
U.S. Fund for UNICEF
United Nations Foundation
United Service Organizations
USA for UNHCR
WeWIN
WomenHeart
World Wildlife Fund, Inc.
YMCA of the USA

Click here to register.

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