What is the Collaborative?

The Collaborative is a 3-day immersive experience designed exclusively for nonprofit professionals and social impact leaders to learn, share, and get inspired. From fundraising and marketing best practices, to the latest in technology and data, gain the tools, strategies, and connections you need to accelerate your organization's impact.

The Collaborative includes keynotes, panel discussions, workshops, TED-style talks and intentional networking that will energize you and provide tangible takeaways.

Where is the Collaborative?

The Warehouse at Flynn Cruiseport Boston, located at 1 Black Falcon Avenue, Boston, MA 02210.

What should I wear?

Casual attire — we suggest jeans and comfortable shoes. The weather varies in Boston in June so layers are highly recommended.

Are food and drinks provided?

There will be coffee, tea, water and snacks at the Collaborative. On­site happy hour will include beer, wine and soft drinks. There will also be several lunch options available — please bring cash for lunch.

What should I bring?

Please bring cash for lunch and your ID for happy hour. You may also want to bring a laptop, notebook and pen, and your business cards.

Will there be WiFi?


Will there be charging stations at the Collaborative?

Yes, but please bring your chargers.

Will there be time and space for me to work?

The Collaborative schedule allows you to choose your own adventure. If you need to get work done, we will have lounges throughout the venue where you can send a few emails or make a quick call.

Will there be a place for me to store my luggage?

Yes, we will have a luggage check set up each day to accommodate travelers. This space is not intended for purses or backpacks.

Will there be a mother’s room?

Yes, we've got you covered! Note that refrigeration will not be available onsite, so please plan accordingly.