Development Dialogues Announces September Conference and Distinguished Faculty

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Development Dialogues announces its fall registration for the September conference on "Capital Campaigns: Planning to Execution and Success." This national conference is ideal for fund raising professionals working in hospitals and health care institutions.

Development Dialogues announces its fall conference for professional fundraisers in the hospital and health care industry. Hospital and healthcare institutions considering or launching capital campaigns for their institution should attend. Development Dialogues is proud to host distinguished national experts who will lead this fall conference in Arlington, VA. Please visit us at conference and registration details.

The conference includes:
Capital Campaigns: Planning to Execution and Success will be led by fundraising experts Bruce Flessner, Principal, of Bentz Whaley Flessner; Tracey Atwater, President, WellStar Foundation; Patti Porter, VP of Development for the University of Minnesota Medical Foundation; and John Lehn, VP for Major and Planned Giving, national headquarters of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. This seminar will take place at the Embassy Suites--Crystal City Hotel from September 10-12, 2008.

Development Dialogues is pleased to host these highly regarded experts for this conference. "This is going to be a very exciting seminar," said Bruce Flessner in regard to the seminar he will participate in. "The faculty members are outstanding professionals and have been highly successful in raising significant major gifts for capital campaigns for health care institutions and causes." Bruce Flessner is a founding principal of Bentz Whaley Flessner, an international consulting firm serving colleges, universities, academic medical centers and hospitals. Over his 25 year consulting career, he has served scores of clients with campaigns from $25 million to $2 billion.

Flessner is a nationally recognized expert in new wealth. He served on the founding board of New Ventures in Philanthropy, a special initiative by the Council on Foundations to create new family foundations. He has been quoted in the New York Times, LA Times, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, Washington Post, Star Tribune, Detroit Free Press and many other newspapers.

About Development Dialogues:
Development Dialogues provides professional seminars for development officers and senior fundraisers working in the health care and nonprofit sectors. Expert fundraising professionals from academic medical centers, major hospitals, and leading international healthcare organizations share their expertise to bring participants the best practices in fundraising. Our goal is to help fundraisers develop their talents and align skills with their organization's objectives and needs. Seminars are conducted in a small group format and are designed to provide participants with the opportunity to dialogue with experts and colleagues from across the industry.

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