The Birthplace of Apra

New Orleans—not just jazz and Mardi Gras

09 Jul 2015 9:08 AM | Deleted user

We hope you’re planning to attend the 28th annual APRA International Conference in New Orleans July 22-25! If you are, you won’t have to look hard to find Minnesotans!

    Presentations by Minnesotans:

Pre-conference workshop by Juli Geske-Peer, Communication as a tool for change - Wednesday, July 22

         Thursday, July 23

Juli Geske-Peer and Deborah Mueller will present Amplify Prospect Management Amidst Complexity
Josh Forsyth will discuss Creating Presidential Briefings and Process

         Friday, July 24

Michelle Heyn will present Corporation and Foundation Giving: Creating Impact
Deborah Mueller will co-present Building an Integrated, Effective and Efficient Prospect Identification and Management System

          Saturday, July 25

Krista Gallagher Colt will co-present Say What? Communicating for Results
Mark Egge discusses Developing and Using Power and Influence Within Your Organization


Thursday, July 23--APRA-MN chapter gathering at Beachbum Berry's- Latitude 29. We’ll gather at 4:45 in the hotel lobby and head to the restaurant together. Come discuss what you’ve learned with your local colleagues. Dinner and drinks are on your own.

There are plenty of other opportunities to spend time with your colleagues - the opening reception on Wednesday evening, APRA awards lunch Thursday, and the APRA Talks networking roundtable discussions Friday morning. Don’t forget to complete your schedule with some volunteering. The conference is always in need of round table volunteers, tweeters and hospitality desk attendants, room monitors. Log on to the to find out more.

If you’re not able to join us in New Orleans, we’ll be hosting a post-conference gathering where attendees can share what they learned at the conference. Stay tuned for details.

We’re excited to see you at the International conference or at a local event soon!


  • 10 Jul 2015 12:28 AM | Mark Egge
    Wahoo Minnesota!!

    I would be remiss if I did not add that I am co-chairing/co-presenting the New Researchers' Symposium on July 22-23!!
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    • 10 Jul 2015 10:37 AM | Anonymous
      Yes, Mark. We can't forget all the hard work you've put into that. My apologies for the oversight.
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