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The esteemed “Gala”. Many organizations have one, and some have even called it their signature event. A sparkling room filled with glitz, glamour and capacity, all coordinated with impeccable attention to detail.

But with every event, large or small, come successes and challenges. It’s now time to uncover the “Do’s & Don’t’s of Gala Fundraising”! An experienced panel of experts to share their Do’s & Don’t’s when it comes to gala fundraising and coordination!

Our panelists will share the following.

Gala Do’s! – Name a handful of “must haves” & “must do's” when it comes to coordinating and planning a gala.

Gala Don’t's! – What are some things that you should refrain from doing when planning a gala. (This could be during the planning process, leading up to or day of Don’t's)What are the challenges to gala fundraising?

Our Panel of Experts:

Errin Young – Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation
Tracy Waters – BCSPCA
Shelley Johnson – Shelley Johnson Events
Dana Whitburn – BC Cancer Foundation
Sacha Lehto – BC Cancer Foundation

Thursday, July 16th Agenda:

5:00pm to 5:30pm - Registration and Networking
5:30pm to 5:45pm - Welcome and Speaker Introductions
5:45pm to 6:45pm - Professional Panel and Development Session
6:45pm to 7:00pm - Complimentary Wine Tasting and Networking


Member and non-member cost - $25.00 (+ GST)