Resource Central

Franklin Hall B, 4th Level

Resource Central is the hub of activity and the center of the 2011 Annual Conference. You’ll see all of our exhibitors there, and you’ll have many opportunities to connect with colleagues from the world of philanthropy. Here’s what you can do in Resource Central:

  • Network with your colleagues and enjoy refreshments
  • See the latest products, services, and programs available from our exhibitors
  • Learn more about the benefits of being a Council member
  • Register for preconference events
  • Pick up tickets for the off-site sessions
  • Engage in lively discussions about topics that matter most to you
  • Browse our bookstore and learn about the Council’s latest programs and services
  • Check your e-mail or use the Internet
  • Leave messages for other attendees

Registration Hours

Saturday, April 9 - Noon-6 p.m.
Sunday, April 10 - 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Monday, April 11 - 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Tuesday, April 12 - 7 a.m.-noon

Exhibit Hours

Sunday, April 10 - 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Monday, April 11 - 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Lawyers Are In

Gain expert advice from the Council’s legal team about the perplexing questions that keep you
awake at night. Sign up for free consultation at the conference Registration

Refreshment Breaks in Connections Café

Meet your peers in this comfortable space for casual conversation. You’ll find seating, beverages, snacks, and ample space for connecting with fellow attendees.

Council on Foundations Booth

Browse our bookstore and learn about the latest programs and member services available to you.

Cyber Café

Check your e-mail or use the Internet to follow up on topics that were mentioned in conference sessions.

Message Board

Trying to reach someone at the conference? Leave a note on the conference message board.

Book Signings

Get autographed copies of books by some of our outstanding speakers:

  • Claire Gaudiani - Generosity Unbound - Sunday, April 10, 1-2 p.m.
  • Dan Pallotta - Uncharitable - Sunday, April 10, 1-2 p.m.
  • Trista Harris - How to be a Nonprofit Rockstar - Monday, April 11, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Leslie Crutchfield and John Kania - Do More Than Give - Monday, April 11, 1:30-2 p.m.

Conference Connections

Connect with your peers and foster new relationships through our numerous networking opportunities.