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In-Person Conferences and Fundraising Events Come Roaring Back

In-Person Conferences and Fundraising Events Come Roaring Back

In an article published on philanthropy.com, author Dan Parks writes about the return of live, in-person events and conferences in 2022.

Many factors play into this return to in-person formats, including people’s need to regain some form of “normalcy” as the COVID-19 pandemic begins to wind down.

While nonprofits are still concerned and taking precautions, there is a dramatic shift to focus on in-person events only, in many cases, forgoing the pandemic-era hybrid meet-ups.

Kelley Kuhn, CEO of the Michigan Nonprofit Association, was quoted in the article, “People are still excited about the work, and they miss the in-person interaction.”

Kuhn further stated the in-person events she’s seeing so far have all been indoors. However, she expects some organizations to take advantage of the upcoming warmer months to hold outdoor events.

Read the full article here.

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