The 24th annual Nonprofit Day 2011 conference hosted by CompassPoint at the Oakland Marriott was a wonderful gathering. Part edification and part celebration, Nonprofit Day is a chance to gather with other Bay Area folks who work in the nonprofit sector. The event is friendly, informal, and sincere.
As part of the conference design team, I attended the conference with an eye towards how the visitor experience could be improved in the future. I took stock of the overall vibe and flavor of the event, not just the details. With attendance lower this year than in previous years, it seems like a good time to assess what’s working and what’s not.
Four short booklets covering executive transitions for the healthcare sector. The challenge: unify four very different topics into a cohesive framework, yet give each its own angle. And rightly get the semantics of that angle for the title and topic. A secondary challenge: stay close to the client’s color palette, but not too close that it looks like an in-house publication or official document from the Foundation or its subcontractor, CompassPoint. (more…)