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2015 LANO Conference, Force for Good Awards Luncheon, and Annual Meeting

Posted By Jessica A. Erwin, Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations, Monday, August 3, 2015


The Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations (LANO) is pleased to announce its 2015 Conference on October 22 and 23 at Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge. Keynote Steven D. Zimmerman, CPA, MBA will lead this intensive, two-day conference focused on financial management. Steve is the Principal of Spectrum Nonprofit Services and the author of of the book Nonprofit Sustainability: Making Strategic Decisions for Financial Viability. Steve also writes the Finance and Strategy column for Blue Avocado, an online magazine for nonprofits. Steve's full bio is available here.


In additional to Steve's facilitated discussions and workshops, the conference includes the Force for Good Awards Luncheon recognizing Louisiana’s outstanding nonprofits and nonprofit leaders; breakout sessions covering a variety of topics beyond financial management; and LANO’s Annual Meeting


October 22
9:00-10:00 a.m.            Networking, registration and breakfast
10:00-10:15 a.m.          Welcome remarks; sponsor recognition
10:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m.   Opening session facilitated by Steve Zimmerman
12:00-1:00 p.m.            LANO 
Force for Good Awards Luncheon*
1:30-2:30 p.m.              Breakout sessions I
2:45-3:45 p.m.              Breakout sessions II
4:00-5:00 p.m.              LANO Annual Meeting
5:00-6:00 p.m.              Cocktail Reception

October 23
8:30-9:00 a.m.              Networking and breakfast
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.    General Session featuring Steve Zimmerman
12:00-1:00 p.m.            Lunch to go or optional LANO 101 Session 


Members: $185 (includes awards luncheon)
Non-members: $250 (includes awards luncheon)
Luncheon only: $35 (registration link at bottom of page)

Coming soon!


Preferred Hotel

LANO is delighted to partner with the Crowne Plaza Hotel to offer discounted room rates to our members. To reserve your room, use the group code ANO (note: no L) on the hotel's website - or call 1-800-678-4065. 


Venue and Directions
Pennington Biomedical Research Center is located at 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge. The conference will be held inside the C.B. Pennington, Jr. Building. Enter the campus through the Kenilworth entrance. Follow the driveway  and parking lot signs to the C.B. Pennington, Jr. Building.


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