Judy has been involved in development for 27 years. In her current position, she is responsible for overseeing strategies for multifaceted corporate partnerships including sponsorship and C level engagement with a unique literacy based fund raising initiative. Previously, as President of Junior League of Boston, Judy was responsible for leading 2000 member 100 year-old leading women's charity in Boston. Before that, she worked as chairman of Show House at Junior League of Boston where she was responsible for a million dollar fundraiser drawing on generous corporate support within the decorative arts and home design field. Judy currently serves as an academic mentor for Boston Partners in Education. She earned a BA in Community Planning from Newton College of the Sacred Heart. She is a member of Women in Development Association of Fund Raising Professionals - Massachusetts Chapter.
Elizabeth has been involved in the nonprofit sector for 10 years. As Executive Director, she is responsible for the overall visioning, planning, fundraising, fiscal management and marketing for the organization as well as the testing and implementation of new programs. In the past ten years, Elizabeth has had a variety of experiences creating corporate partnerships, raising funds and writing grant proposals at both the public and private levels. She has extensive experience soliciting corporate sponsorships for events and general operating support of the organization. Elizabeth currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Malden YMCA, Malden Chamber of Commerce; is an Advisory Board Member, Mystic Valley Elder Services and serves as President, Zonta Club of Malden. She earned a Master's in Management with a concentration in Nonprofit Management from Cambridge College and a Master's in Business Administration from Northeastern University. She is a member of The Women's Alliance and Concerned Citizens of the Mentally Retarded. Most recently, Elizabeth has started consulting with small to medium size nonprofit organizations to help them fulfill their mission.
Valerie has been involved in Special Events for over fifteen years. During that time, she has sat on both sides of the sponsorship fence by selling and purchasing sponsorship rights. She has a keen understanding of what corporations expect through their involvement with events and recognizes the value of working with them strategically as true partners. Previously, she was Special Event Manager at Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA where she developed partnerships with high-level organizations including Boy Scouts of America, Boston Red Sox, Boston Celtics and the New England Patriots. She started Avant Garde Events, Inc. in 2002 and most recently launched the NorthEast Sponsorship Network. She is a member of the Boston Women’s Network and the National Association of Female Executives. She is a past member of the International Special Events Society and a past President of the Downtown Boston Chapter of Business Network International, BNI. Valerie was named one of the Top 10 Event Planners in Boston by Women's Business Boston and was most recently nominated for a Mompreneur Award. Event planning and production is her true passion and she brings a fresh approach to every project she chooses to collaborate on.
The John Hancock Hotel & Conference Center
40 Trinity Place
Boston, MA 02116
By Subway/Commuter Rail
Back Bay Station
Orange Line or Commuter Rail. Turn right on Dartmouth Street. Make first right onto Stuart Street. Make first right onto Trinity Place. We are on the left.
Green Line. Walk diagonally across Copley Square towards Trinity Church. Walk between Copley Plaza Hotel and John Hancock Tower onto Trinity Place. We are one block down on left.
Directions by Car
From Logan Airport
Follow signs to Sumner Tunnel. After exiting the tunnel take second right onto Rt. 93 north. Exit at Cambridge/Storrow Drive. Follow Storrow Drive signs to Back Bay and exit at Copley Square (a left exit). Turn right at the lights onto Beacon Street. At the second set of lights, turn left onto Clarendon Street. Follow Clarendon St. through (7) sets of lights and look for the Garage @ 100 Clarendon on the right.
From the West
Follow the Mass Pike (Rt. 90) East towards Boston and take Exit 22 (Prudential Center/Copley Square). Bear right to Copley Square. This will bring you onto Stuart Street. At the second set of lights, take a right onto Clarendon Street and look for Garage @ 100 Clarendon on the right.
From North or South
Follow Route 93 towards Boston and take Exit 26 (Storrow Drive/Cambridge). Follow signs onto Storrow Drive/Back Bay. Follow Storrow Drive signs to Back Bay and exit at Copley Square (a left exit). Turn right at the lights onto Beacon Street. At the second set of lights, turn left onto Clarendon Street. Follow Clarendon St. through (7) sets of lights and look for the Garage @ 100 Clarendon on the right.
Parking at the John Hancock Hotel & Conference Center
The Garage @ 100 Clarendon is right next-door. Day parking validated at $27 per day for less than 10 hours
Garage @ 100 Clarendon
100 Clarendon Street
Boston, MA 02116
Hours: Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
This is a public lot and is not dedicated to CFNPS attendees. They have 2000 spaces and the lot never fills up.
$ 7.00 - 1/2hr or less
$10.00 - 1/2hr up to 1hr
$14.00 - 1hr up to 1 1/2hrs
$17.00 - 1 1/2hrs up to 2hrs
$22.00 - 2hrs up to 2 1/2hrs
$27.00 - 2 1/2hrs up to 10hr
Note: Posted Daily Rates Start at 5:00 AM
Form of Payment Accepted: Cash, check and most major credit cards are accepted.
Self-Payment or Attendant: Self-Payment
A validation stamp is available to CFNPS guests who stay overnight in the John Hancock hotel if the vehicle stays in the garage for a 24 hour period. If not staying for a 24 hour period, you will be charged at an hourly rate as listed above.
Driving Directions to the lot: See above under Directions by Car.
Walking Directions from the lot to the registration table: Head north on Clarendon Street toward Stanhope Street. Turn left at Trinity Place. Enter the John Hancock Conference Center and take the elevator to the 3rd floor. Exit the elevator and go to the left through the Foyer and head to the right into the Atrium. Our registration table will be located in the Atrium.
Walking time: 5 minutes
Most hotels near the Summit venue are within the $169 - $315+ per night range. The following hotels are within a half-mile radius of the hotel.
1. John Hancock Hotel BOOK NOW 0 miles from venue
2. Radisson Boston Hotel BOOK NOW .4 miles from venue
3. Hilton Boston Back Bay BOOK NOW .5 miles from venue
4. Sheraton Boston Hotel BOOK NOW .5 miles from venue
5. Courtyard by Marriott
Boston Tremont Hotel BOOK NOW .5 miles from venue
Our unique one-on-one mentoring sessions offer you the opportunity to sit down with an experienced fundraising professional for 30 minutes to discuss any questions that are specific to your organization. Mentoring sessions cover the same topics as the seminars, and we will assign you a mentor based on his/her availability at your requested times.
Mentoring sessions are available for the cost of $60.00 per session. If you register for a full Summit pass, 2 mentoring sessions are included in the pass.
Below is a list of mentors who will be available at the Summit. Please note that you must register to attend at least one seminar in order to sign up for a mentor.
Upgrade to a Full Summit Pass for only $445.00, which includes 2 free mentoring sessions.
Breakfast -Prior to panel discussion, participants and experts become acquainted over a continental breakfast
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Lunch -Participants and experts registered for the next session make new contacts over lunch
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Networking break -Mid-afternoon refreshments are served to attendees registered for the next session
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Breakfast -Participants registered for the first session become acquainted over a continental breakfast
Networking break -Participants registered for the next session are served mid-morning refreshments
10:45 AM-11:15 AM
9:15 AM - 12:30 PM
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM