Exhibit Hall at 2012 Annual Conference

Reach the Leaders of America’s Nonprofits

Innovations Pavilion | Hilton San Francisco Union Square | November 11-12

The IS Annual Conference is the premier opportunity for people from across the nonprofit and philanthropic community to come together and examine pressing issues facing our organizations and the communities we serve.

Join nonprofit and foundation leaders from across the country as they challenge our current thinking and explore creative solutions that will make the nonprofit community even more effective.

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Don’t delay! Become an exhibitor today. Space is limited. Email lizc@independentsector.org with questions.

Be a part of the new Innovations Pavilion

The 2012 IS Annual Conference gives your organization an opportunity to

  • Present your products and services in front of more than 900 leaders, representing more than 600 organizations.
  • Broaden your contacts with the philanthropic community.
  • Establish and strengthen relationships with the charitable sector.
  • Increase your awareness of challenges facing the nonprofit community today and how you can meet those needs. 
  • Discuss your organization’s services face-to-face with leaders from the most energized charities, foundations, and corporate philanthropy programs.

Who are the Conference Attendees?

Nearly 1,000 people from each of the nonprofit community’s major mission areas are expected to attend this year’s conference. These organizations work in the following areas:

-Arts, Culture, and Humanities

-Education and Research   

-Health and Human Services


-Public and Societal Benefit

Who are the Exhibitors?

The Annual Conference presents many opportunities for one-on-one contact with key leaders from the nonprofit community. Some of the exhibiting organizations from recent conferences include:

-Consulting firms

-Financial management firms

-Software companies
-Investment groups  

-Technology providers

Key features of this year’s new exhibit program include:
  • Invitation Only Presentation Pavilion
  • Product Demonstration and Networking Hub
  • Virtual Connections and Relationship Building
  • One-on-One Business Appointments
  • Workshop Interaction

Pre-Conference Networking and Appointment Scheduling

Exhibitors will have the opportunity to network with attendees in advance of the conference via The Hub, Independent Sector’s virtual meeting place for the conference. Make one-on-one appointments with the attendees you want to see, reach out to groups of attendees that will be interested in knowing about your product, and take advantage of connecting with hundreds of executive level business contacts.

Presentation Pavilion

New for this year, we are offering exhibitors an opportunity to showcase their solutions-oriented products and services during pre-reserved 20 minute product demos in the Presentation Pavilion. The Presentation Pavilion is located in the exhibit area and offers a venue where you can demonstrate the power of your products and services to conference attendees. This is a perfect opportunity for you to share your expertise on solutions for the nonprofit community. If you would like to reserve a 20-minute Presentation Pavilion slot please contact lizc@independentsector.org for more information. Space is limited so act now.

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