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Friday, February 1, 2019 1:45 PM (CST)

1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine, TX 76051, USA

MissionBox is excited to join ALDE at the Ignite International Conference on Friday, February 1st.


Come join MissionBox founder and ceo, KathrynEngelhardt-Cronk, in a discussion on how nonprofits, charities and foundations can earn back the trust of reluctant stakeholders in her 60 minute presentation, "Gain Trust in the Wake of Nonprofit Scandals: Differentiate Yourself from Bad News ".

                                                              IGNITE International Conference

                                                                           Friday, Feb. 1st

                                                                            Register HERE

Ignite International Conference is produced by ALDE, an international community of fundraising and communication professionals that is rooted in the Lutheran tradition of the Christian faith and dedicated to serving God's people in the church and the world.


About the Ignite International Conference

The following information is provided from and does not reflect MissionBox's policies, procedures or opinions.


What is IGNITE?

IGNITE is the name of our conference and the inspiration behind what we do. We want to IGNITE a spirit within you to inspire what you do.


Is there a way that I can get to know people?

Yes! We have a newcomer reception on Thursday, January 31, just before the Opening Worship and Welcome Event. This is a chance for you to meet other people who are at the conference for the first time as well as some seasoned veterans who can help to answer any questions that you may have and offer tips for the best experience possible.


What professional benefits are there for me if I attend IGNITE?

If you are new to the field or have been doing it for years, IGNITE offers many opportunities for you to grow professionally. This conference will cover topics including renewable/annual giving, public relations, congregational communications, school administration, major giving, nonprofit leadership, planned giving, prospect research/development, marketing, and social media strategy, and there are numerous opportunities to network and share ideas with colleagues from around the country.

Will there be people in my profession at the conference?

Yes! We organize the main conference events around your vocation, including outdoor ministries, retreat centers, youth ministries, higher education, seminaries, campus ministries, districts/synods, church bodies, financial services, K-12 schools, congregations, early childhood centers, foundations, consultants, arts/culture, social services, relief agencies, health care, and aging/senior living. Colored name tag holders will identify the groups and help you network with people who are working in your discipline.


How do I register?

Go to to learn more about pricing and registration details.


Where do I park for this conference?

The hotel address is:

Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center

1501 Gaylord Trail

Grapevine TX  76051

Parking and Transportation Details


Where do I get my onsite registration materials?

We will send this info to you in an email before IGNITE.



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