Conferences & Speeches

Goettler Associates has enjoyed the opportunity to participate in a wide range of industry association meetings and conferences.  We have recently participated in the following events as topic presenters and speakers.  Please contact us if you would like to include one of these presentations to your upcoming conference or event.  We can also develop a specific topic to your needs.

Philanthropic Services for Institutions (PSI) Conference on Philanthropy  2018 Ft. Lauderdale FL

  • June 26, 2018: Donor Retention: A Self-Assessment Workshop  —  Co-Presenters: Lori Hunter Overmyer, MBA, CFRE and Erik Daubert, MBA, ACFRE  This workshop is designed to help attendees identify effective practices to retain and upgrade donors and improve fundraising performance.  Using findings from the Fund Fundraising Effectiveness Project (FEP), participants will learn what research tells us about donor retention, how to apply FEP research tools to enhance donor retention practices, and how to develop a donor retention plan.  Topics covered to accomplish the objectives include:  Why organizations lose donors and money; How keeping donors increases fundraising success; Determining the effectiveness of fundraising efforts; Developing a successful fundraising plan

Philanthropic Services for Institutions (PSI) Conference on Philanthropy  2018, Ft. Lauderdale FL

  • June 27, 2018: Using Donor Data to Make Good Decisions and Improve Your Results  —  Co-Presenters: Lori Hunter Overmyer, MBA, CFRE and James M. Greenfield, ACFRE, FAHP  This session will report on the AFP Research Council’s 2017 national donor retention statistics and illustrate how to use PSI’s Fundraising Fitness Test to increase your fundraising results.  PSI’s Fundraising Fitness Test enables nonprofits to compare their performance with these national benchmarks as guidelines to aid their future fundraising strategies.

Association of Fundraising Professionals – 2018 International Conference
New Orleans, LA

  • Donor Retention – April 14 (1 day); 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM Speaker: Erik Daubert, MBA, ACFRE; Lori Hunter Overmyer, CFRE

Did you know that many nonprofits lose nearly as many donors and gifts as they gain each year? How can you stop the churn? This workshop focuses on donor retention, with an emphasis on using data to build effective fundraising programs that attract and retain donors and maximize growth in giving. Learn how to use the groundbreaking Fundraising Fitness Test to significantly improve your organization’s fundraising efforts.

Ohio Association of Independent Schools, Alumni & Development Gathering

Pennsylvania Library Association (PaLA) 2015 Annual Conference

Ohio Association for Healthcare Professionals

Ohio Association of Nonprofit Organizations

Association of Donor Relations Professionals

  • “SEIZE THE STORY: Taking Command of Your Organization’s Emotional Touchpoints”

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Central Ohio Chapter

  • Advancing in the New Media World
  • The Winning Campaign – The Essential Elements of Success
  • Considering a Major Campaign – Strategies, Processes and Critical Aspects to Make Your Next Campaign a Success

Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Genesee Valley Chapter

  • Donor-Centered Fund-Raising: Looking at Your Donors in a New Way

The Association of Fundraising Professionals, The International Conference

  • On the Upswing During the Downturn: Exceeding Capital Campaign Goals in Tough Economic Times

Association for Healthcare Philanthropy, AHP Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference

  • Marketing to Attract Donor Involvement

Association for Healthcare Philanthropy, Annual International Conference

  • The Role of Volunteers: Developing Effective Fund-Raising Leaders

The Columbus Foundation

  • Building the Case for Your Endowment Program

Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley
First Commitment Corporation

  • How to Make the “Ask”

Independent College Advancement Associates

  • Marketing to Attract Donor Involvement

Nonprofit CEO Retreat – Columbus Ohio
sponsored by:Grange Insurance, American Electric Power, Cardinal Health Foundation

  • Successful Fund-Raising Strategies

Ohio Association for Healthcare Philanthropy

  • Marketing to Attract Door Investment

Ohio Association of Nonprofit Organizations

  • The Board’s Role in Fundraising

Ohio Association of Nonprofit Organizations

  • Tailoring Your Fundraising Plan in Tough Financial Times

The Salvation Army, National Advisory Organizations Conference

  • A Successful Capital Campaign – It’s All In The Preparation

West Virginia State University

  • Institutional Advancement for Higher Education

YMCA of the U.S.A., YMCA Key Leaders Conference

  • Strategic Advancement: Aligning Your Resources to Attract Philanthropy
  • The Winning Campaign