2017 Best Friends Full Conference Audio


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Sessions recorded LIVE at the Harrah’s Waterfront Conference Center • July 13-15, 2017 • Atlantic City, New Jersey USA

Thursday • July 13, 2017

GENERAL SESSION: Our Time is Now: Aligning the Stars for 2025 (Gregory Castle, Rebecca Guinn, Mary Ippoliti Smith, Jane Hoffman, Elizabeth Jensen, Sara Pizano, Makena Yarbrough)
Achieving No-Kill: Regional Case Studies – Northeast (Carmine DiCenso, Maya Richmond, Vicki Rowland, Jess Townsend)
Achieving No-Kill: Regional Case Studies – Mid-Atlantic (Natalie Corwin, Beckey Reiter, Stephanie Shain)
Achieving No-Kill: Regional Case Studies – Southeast (Rebecca Guinn, Shelly Simmons, Ginny Sims)
Achieving No-Kill: Regional Case Studies – Midwest (Jessica Henry, Heather Owen, Katie Trennepohl)
Achieving No-Kill: Regional Case Studies – Great Plains (Ron Edwards, Keri Heise, Brent Toellner)
Achieving No-Kill: Regional Case Studies – South Central (Robin Beaulieu, Dr. Ellen Jefferson, Cheryl Schneider)
Achieving No-Kill: Regional Case Studies – Mountain West (Arlyn Bradshaw, José Ocaño, Anna Stout)
Achieving No-Kill: Regional Case Studies – Pacific (Lisa Drake, Lisa Feder, Marc Peralta)
Digital Dollars and Sense: Digital Fundraising 101 (Kate Moore, Amy Starnes)
Capacity for Care: Maximizing Lifesaving by Understanding Your Limits (Dr. Emily Purvis)
Big-Impact Boards: Recruiting, Managing and Utilizing Effective Boards (Sandy Rees)
Litter Box Lowdown: Addressing Non-medical Litter Box Issues (Pam Johnson-Bennett)
Common Ground: The Essential Roles of Collaboration and Coalition-Building (Natalie Corwin)
Making the News: Harnessing the Power of Traditional Media in a Digital Media World (Cathy Rosenthal)
Writing with Appeal: How to Write an Effective Fundraising Appeal Both Online and Off-line (Elizabeth Doyle)
Classic Community Cats: Comprehensive Cat Programs and Partnerships (Lisa Barrett, Desiree Triste-Aragon)
Strategy vs. Clairvoyance: Evaluating the Impact of Strategic Programming (Marc Peralta)
Just Shy: Understanding and Working with Fearful and Shy Dogs (Marcia Helm)
No-Kill Resolutions: Committing to No-Kill at the Local Level (Jamie Case, Ledy VanKavage)
Powerful Imagery: Getting Great Photos with a Smartphone Budget (Michael Hand)

Friday • July 14, 2017

GENERAL SESSION: Get on the 2025 Train: Engaging Every Region and Everyone (Judah Battista, Arlyn Bradshaw, Jon Dunn, Tawny Hammond, Elizabeth Jensen, José Ocaño, Marc Peralta, Holly Sizemore, Brent Toellner)
Purposeful Fundraising: Getting Proactive with Your Fundraising Plan (Sandy Rees)
Caring for the Caregivers: A Comprehensive Approach to Compassion Fatigue (Dr. Linda Harper, Faith Maloney)
Service Enterprise: How to Powerfully and Effectively Leverage Volunteers (Pat Guerrero, José Ocaño)
Soothing the Bouncy Beast: Managing Mouthy, Jumpy Dogs (Sherry Woodard)
Data-Driven: Understanding the Vital Role of Data on Our Path to No-Kill (Vicki Kilmer, Shelly Thompson)
Organizational Character: Understanding and Developing Your Brand (Julie Castle, Kari Hartkorn)
Your Wish Is Granted: How to Find and Manage Grant Funds (Kelly Cramer, Stephanie Macgill)
Enlightened Lifesaving: Engaging Your Whole Community in Solutions (Karen Sheppard)
Leading the Way to No-Kill: Strategic Challenges Facing No-Kill Leaders (Bonney Brown, Rebecca Guinn, José Ocaño, Holly Sizemore)
The Power of Play: Using Play Groups to Understand and Support the Dogs in Your Care (Ed Jamison, Krystal Mcgough)
Please Step Away from the Cat: Knowing When and When Not to Rescue (Destiny Haney, Christie Rogero)
Social Savvy: Crafting Your Social Media Voice and Budget (Melissa Miller)
Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way: Unleashing the Power of Planned Giving (Karen Gallardo)
Kitten Mania: Creative Programs for Saving More Tiny Lives (Sheila McLalin, Christi Metropole)
Advanced Digital Tactics: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Your Digital Game (Sue Citro)
Fostering Behavior: Innovative Foster Programs for Animals with Behavior Challenges (Kristen Auerbach)
Cultivating Culture: Laying the Groundwork for Progressive Lifesaving (Scott Giacoppo, Scott Trebatoski)
Grassroots Marketing: Getting that ‘Big Group’ Look for a Lot Less Money (Erin Miner, Becca Morris)

Saturday • July 15, 2017

What a Partner Wants: What Funders Are Looking for in a Partnership (Kelly Clardy, Sue Cosby, Stephanie Macgill)
Diversion Programs: Innovative Approaches that Keep Animals Out of Shelters (Bethany Colonnese, Lisa Norwood)
Major Fundraising Campaigns: Scaling Campaigns for Maximum Impact (Makena Yarbrough)
A Dog by Any Other Name: Innovative Approaches to Marketing Pets (Kristen Auerbach, Liz Finch)
Digital Marketing 101: Digital Marketing Strategies, Big and Small (Kate Moore, Amy Starnes)
Speaking ‘Donor’: How to Attract and Keep Big Donors (Tycely Williams)
Lifesaving En Route: Best Practices in Delivering Our Best Friends to Safety (Kimberly Elman, Linda Gage)
Keeping Up with the 90 Percent: Sustaining No-Kill Status (Judah Battista, Scott Giacoppo, Tawny Hammond, Brent Toellner)
More Purrs, Less Stress: Effective Stress Reduction Techniques for Cats (Dr. Sara Bennett)
Lifesaving Legislation: Advocacy Efforts Related to Cats, Pit Bull Terriers and Puppy Mills (Richard Angelo, Jr., Lee Greenwood, Elizabeth Oreck)
Crisis Managed: Managing the Occasional Public Relations Crisis (Lisa Norwood)
GENERAL SESSION: Countdown to 2025: Rising to the Challenge — No Fear (Julie Castle)