Cincinnati’s First Nonprofit Social Media Symposium Announces Speakers

On May 17 Cincinnati will host a one-day event for the nonprofit community with national experts and authors on social media and digital marketing.

Online PR News – 08-May-2012 – Cincinnati, OH – May 7, 2012, Cincinnati, Ohio – Boot Camp Digital is pleased to be hosting Cincinnati’s first Nonprofit Symposium ( on May 17, 2012. The goal of the event is to bring the latest and most effective social media and digital marketing strategies to the nonprofit community. In addition to including plenty of networking opportunities and informational marketing ideas, the full-day event will also provide a series of presentations on social media marketing given by some of the industry’s most knowledgeable and influential leaders.

The Nonprofit Symposium boasts a lineup of national speakers with topics that will cover the most important aspects of social media marketing.

Ehren Foss, one of the pioneers of HelpAttack!, will be giving a presentation on how small to medium sized nonprofits can use social media for successful fundraising. Topics include how to lay a solid foundation, as well as discussions about campaigns, tactics, and case studies.

Foss will be followed by Danielle Brigida, the Manager for Social Media at the National Wildlife Federation. Brigida is a well-known and respected environmentalist, and will be speaking about how to handle a social media campaign, and who to collaborate with. Case studies from a nationwide nonprofit will also be included.

Krista Neher, co-founder of the Nonprofit Symposium and CEO of Boot Camp Digital, a leading social media and digital marketing training organization, will be presenting on systems, tactics, and tools that will effectively enhance social media marketing, even for those with limited resources.

Randal Moss, the co-founder of the Nonprofit Symposium and the current Social Media and Digital Marketing Manager at ACCO, will be presenting with colleague David J. Neff, CEO of the nonprofit Lights.Camera.Help. The two social media authorities will examine how nonprofits can reap the benefits of technology discuss how nonprofits can become “engines of innovation” through Awareness, Structure, and Staffing.

The Nonprofit Symposium will also provide plenty of informational 15-minute presentations, including Stop Mucking Around with Fundraising Promotions by Bill “Red Dog” Martin, Blogger Relations 101 by Andrea Deckard, Core Conversation: Leveraging the Personal Connection Online by Todd Burgess, Pinterest by Debba Haupert, and How to Create Word of Mouth by Saul Colt.

The Nonprofit Symposium will take place in Cincinnati on May 17 at the Cincinnati Red Cross and is only $97 to attend the entire day including lunch, networking and all of the content. Seating is limited; participants should reserve their seat at The full schedule, list of speakers, sponsors, and registration can be found at

About the Nonprofit Symposium
The first Nonprofit Symposium will be held on May 17, 2012 in Cincinnati and is backed by Boot Camp Digital (, a leading social media training company. The Nonprofit Symposium was cofounded by Krista Neher, CEO of Boot Camp Digital, and Randal Moss, author of The Future of Nonprofits. The mission of the Nonprofit Symposium is to help the nonprofit community to further their mission and achieve their objectives more efficiently by harnessing digital technologies and social media.