Allison Gauss
3 min

10 Reasons the Collaborative Isn’t Just Another Conference

The Collaborative is returning to Boston June 13 to 15. The three-day experience is designed to foster connections and accelerate social progress. Attracting nonprofit professionals, social entrepreneurs, institutional investors, philanthropists, and academics, the Collaborative brings together problem-solvers to tackle the world’s toughest challenges.

With a refreshing, innovative approach, the Collaborative isn’t just any conference. Here are 10 reasons it’s the can’t-miss event for nonprofit professionals, social entrepreneurs, and social sector leaders.

1. The Collaborative reimagines the conference experience with an open, museum-style venue. There’s a new discovery at every turn, but you won’t get lost in a sea of booths.

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2. The casual dress code and friendly atmosphere mean you can focus on the substance of the event. You don’t have to be uncomfortable to learn, connect, and grow.

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3. The Collaborative is brimming with must-see speakers, but the array of stages and showcases means you can choose your own adventure and set your own course for innovation.

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4. Classy’s nonprofit partners get to meet with our account managers one-on-one. Our fundraising experts are there to help develop your next big idea.

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5. The Collaborative venue is just as fun and gorgeous outside. Grab lunch with other attendees on the water at Boston Harbor.

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6. Speakers and panelists, who comprise some of the social sector’s most influential voices, will be exploring the Collaborative with you, not hidden backstage. Meet key contacts like the Leadership Council, a group of elite entrepreneurs, executives, and innovators that judges the Classy Awards.

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7. We know your work doesn’t stop just because you’re out of the office. The Collaborative is designed to give you all the amenities to stay productive. Take advantage of free wi-fi, numerous charging outlets, and coffee and snacks.

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8. You can learn from everyone you meet. The Collaborative attracts nonprofit professionals and social entrepreneurs from all industries and cause sectors. The person you sit next to at a panel could be your next partner.

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9. In a small group setting, get the inside scoop from Classy’s product managers. Find out what new features and updates are coming, and help shape our product roadmap.

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10. On the final evening, attend the Classy Awards, a dazzling ceremony honoring the world’s most innovative social programs. Be prepared for your red carpet entrance and some serious inspiration.

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The only thing missing from the Collaborative is you! Register now and start planning your adventure.


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