AFP ICON—The World’s No. 1 Conference for Fundraising Professionals—Is Back

The next AFP ICON/AFP ICON VIRTUAL will be held Monday-Wednesday, June 28-30, 2021, both IN Minneapolis AND Online!

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So much has changed in the past year. You know what hasn't?

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and AFP ICON is still here to give you all the fundraising training, trends, and meaningful connections you need to make more impact.

AFP ICON VIRTUAL will return June 28-30, 2021, no matter what. And we’re planning to safely hold an in-person conference because we know how valuable and powerful that experience can be.

Get ready for three unforgettable days, together as one fundraising community.

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Featured Speakers

Opening Keynote Speaker

To Be Announced

Closing Keynote Speaker:
Wes Moore

 

Wes Moore

 

CEO of Robin Hood, Army Combat Veteran & Best-Selling Author
Learn more about Wes...

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Schedule at a glance

Subject to Change
All Listed Times are Central Daylight Time (CDT)

All in-person activities are held at the Minneapolis Convention Center unless otherwise stated.

 

Saturday, June 26

  • 7:00am-1:00pm - Pre-Conference Workshop Registration Open
  • 8:00am-5:30pm - Pre-Conference Workshops*
  • (*Additional registration and fees required for pre-conference workshops.)
  • 1:00-5:00pm - Conference Registration Open

Sunday, June 27

  • 7:00am-5:00pm - Conference Registration Open (includes Pre-Conference Workshops)
  • 8:00am-5:30pm - Pre-Conference Workshops
  • 6:00-7:30pm - Conference Welcome Reception & Networking - All attendees welcome!

Monday, June 28

  • 7:00am-5:00pm - Conference Registration Open
  • 8:00-8:45am - Speed Networking - All attendees welcome, especially first-time conference attendees!
  • 9:00-10:15am - Education Breakout Sessions
  • 10:45am-12:00pm - Education Breakout Sessions
  • 11:00am-5:00pm - AFP Exchange Hours
  • 11:30am-1:30pm - Lunch & AFP Exchange Time
  • 1:30-3:00pm - Opening General Session
  • 3:00-3:45pm - Coffee & AFP Exchange Time
  • 4:00-5:15pm - Education Breakout Sessions
  • 6:00-7:30pm - Community Group Receptions - All attendees welcome!

Tuesday, June 29

  • 7:00am-6:00pm - Conference Registration Open
  • 8:00-9:15am - Education Breakout Sessions
  • 9:00am-5:30pm - AFP Exchange Hours
  • 9:15-10:00am - Coffee & AFP Exchange Hours
  • 10:15-11:30am - Education Breakout Sessions
  • 11:30am-1:30pm - Lunch & AFP Exchange Hours
  • 1:15-2:30pm - Education Breakout Sessions
  • 3:00-4:15pm - Education Breakout Sessions
  • 4:30-5:30pm - AFP Exchange Hours Happy Hour
  • 6:00-9:00pm - Conference Party Co-Hosted by the AFP Minneapolis Chapter and AFP-IHQ (Requires additional registration and fee)

Wednesday, June 30

  • 7:00am-3:00pm - Conference Registration Open
  • 8:00-9:15am - Education Breakout Sessions
  • 9:00am-1:30pm - AFP Exchange Hours
  • 9:15-10:00am - Coffee & AFP Exchange Time
  • 10:15-11:30am - Education Breakout Sessions
  • 11:00am-1:00pm - Lunch & AFP Exchange Time
  • 1:00-2:30pm - Closing General Session with Wes Moore

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Pricing / Registration

This year’s AFP ICON registration will be Worry-Free. You can freely transfer your registration from in-person to virtual and vice versa at any time.

AFP ICON Customer Service is available to answer any questions you may have, and the AFP ICON policies page provides ample information about transfers and refunds.

Important Note for 2021 Exhibitors
All 2021 Exhibitors will receive an email detailing your registration process as well as a login to the Exhibitor Service Center. If you have questions, please contact vanessa.mayo@afpglobal.org

Start/Manage Your Registration
Please select the best registration option below. Registration questions? Contact Customer Service at frp@maritz.com or 864.208.8505. For membership questions, please contact mbrship@afpglobal.org or 800.666.3863.

Become an AFP member before you register for conference to get your special member benefit rate! To join, click here.

Please note: At times, there may be a short time gap between a new AFP membership join/renew and the ICON registration site recognizing your new status. We advise allowing an hour or so after any new join or renew to ensure your status is correctly updated and the appropriate member pricing presented. Thank you!

Group Registration
Every 6th person registered from your organization after the first 5 paid registrations may attend the conference, pre-conference workshops, or both at no cost. See our AFP ICON Policies page for more details.

More details regarding special types of registration, refunds and more can be found on our AFP ICON Policies page.

AFP ICON 2021: Virtual Experience

AFP
Member
AFP
Young Professional
AFP
Collegiate Member
AFP
Small Non Profit Member
Non Member International Attendee
(Outside North America)
Virtual - Early Bird
(Through Feb. 28, 2021)
$649Links to the event registration website in a new tab $599Links to the event registration website in a new tab $499Links to the event registration website in a new tab $649Links to the event registration website in a new tab $1149Links to the event registration website in a new tab $649Links to the event registration website in a new tab
Virtual - Advance
(Through April 30, 2021)
$849 $599 $499 $749 $1349 $849
Virtual - Regular
(Through June 25, 2021)
$999 $599 $499 $749 $1499 $899
Virtual - After June 25 $1399 $599 $499 $749 $1999 $899

AFP ICON 2021: In-Person Experience (Includes Virtual Experience!)

AFP
Member
AFP
Young Professional
AFP
Collegiate Member
AFP
Small Non Profit Member
Non Member International Attendee
(Outside North America)
Conference - Early Bird
(Through Feb. 28, 2021)
$899Links to the event registration website in a new tab $599Links to the event registration website in a new tab $499Links to the event registration website in a new tab $749Links to the event registration website in a new tab $1399Links to the event registration website in a new tab $899Links to the event registration website in a new tab
Conference - Advance
(Through April 30, 2021)
$1149 $599 $499 $749 $1649 $899
Conference - Regular
(Through June 25, 2021)
$1399 $599 $499 $749 $1899 $899
Conference - Onsite $1599 $599 $499 $749 $2199 $899

Pre-Conference Workshops (In-person Only)

1 Day Workshop 2 Day Workshop 2 Day Faculty Training Academy Workshop
AFP
Member
AFP
Non Member
AFP
Member
Non Member AFP
Members Only
Pre-Conference - Early Bird
(Through Feb. 28, 2021)
$279Links to the event registration website in a new tab $349Links to the event registration website in a new tab $479Links to the event registration website in a new tab $579Links to the event registration website in a new tab $799Links to the event registration website in a new tab
Pre-Conference - Advance
(Through April 30, 2021)
$289 $359 $489 $589 $799
Pre-Conference - Regular
(Through June 25, 2021)
$299 $369 $499 $599 $799
Pre-Conference - Onsite $329 $399 $549 $649 $799

Location

AFP ICON 2020 will be held at the Minneapolis Convention Center located at 1301 2nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55403

Book your hotel room during the conference registration process. Booking within the ICON hotel block guarantees you the lowest room rate possible in participating hotels. Multiple conference hotels are within comfortable walking distance, and at others a shuttle to The Minneapolis Convention Center will be provided for conference attendees.

Stay tuned for hotel and other Minneapolis information!

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Participating Conference Hotels
Best Western / The Normandy Inn & Suites
405 S 8th St
0.4 miles from Minneapolis Convention Center
Rates Start At $164
Doubletree
1101 Lasalle Ave
0.5 miles from Minneapolis Convention Center
Rates Start At $218
Hilton (AFP Headquarters)
1001 Marquette Ave
0.5 miles from Minneapolis Convention Center
Rates Start At $221
Hilton Garden Inn Downtown
1101 4th Avenue South
0.9 miles from Minneapolis Convention Center
Rates Start At $199
Holiday Inn Express and Suites Downtown Convention Center
225 S 11th St
0.2 miles from Minneapolis Convention Center
Rates Start At $199

Hyatt Place
425 S 7th St
0.5 miles from Minneapolis Convention Center

Rates Start At $174

Hyatt Regency
1300 Nicollet Ave
0.3 miles from Minneapolis Convention Center

Rates Start At $229

Millennium Hotel
1313 Nicollet Ave
0.2 miles from Minneapolis Convention Center

Rates Start At $199

W. Minneapolis - The Foshay
821 Marquette Avenue
0.4 miles from Minneapolis Convention Center

Rates Start At $164

AFP Exchange

AFP ICON 2021 Is Your Connection To The Fundraising Community!

Founded in 1960, the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) is the premier organization for philanthropic professionals. AFP serves this critical sector by providing industry-leading networking and professional development opportunities, impactful advocacy, and leadership on ethics and industry best practices. Since its founding, AFP’s members have been at the forefront of societal change, raising funds to support thousands of philanthropic causes and organizations across the globe.

Let our exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities enhance your presence and establish your brand as a leader in the industry. Contact your Account Executive or AFP@theYGSgroup.com to discuss sponsorship packages and options

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