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Making Special Events Special - May Coffee Cup Conversations

Tuesday, May 22 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm • Organized By Support Kansas City, Inc
Training Room, 5960 Dearborn, Mission, KS 66202


Join community volunteer Susie Haake, communications specialist Sarah Shipley, fund development expert Christine Adams, and SKC staff member Elizabeth Liddle as they share their experience and expertise about what makes an event special.  From tracking expenses to measuring the event return on investment this panel will cover it all!

Discussion topics will include:

  • Event trends – what’s new and what’s out?
  • Setting budgets, goals and determining event R.O.I.
  • Tracking event costs for the Form 990
  • Flexibility – event setup and structure; creating an open and welcoming space


10:30 – 10:45 Registration, coffee and refreshments, and networking with SKC staff

10:45 – 11:45 Panel discussion and presentation

11:45 – Noon Questions and Wrap Up


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5960 Dearborn
Mission, KS 66202
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