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DMAW February 2011 Update


The NEW DATE and TIME for the DMAW Annual Meeting & Anirban Basu’s keynote presentation is MONDAY, FEB. 28, 5:00-7:30pm, at the City Club Columbia Square. Basu’s presentation, “Back to the Future – A Look at the 2011 Economy and Beyond”, will be followed by cocktails & hors d’oeuvres.  Basu’s presentation should generate interesting conversation and the event will be a fantastic networking night!

With the new date, there’s still time to register!

Learn more here or just Register!

The DMAW Annual Meeting and Reception
is sponsored by:

Relevate Group, Public Interest Communications, Nova LabelDonorBase and LW Robbins.



Just a little thing…ONLY OUR WEBSITE!

It is our goal to expand our outreach to you, our members, and prospective members this year with a new website and member dbase.  As a member, you can log in to update and maintain your own member profile, renew your membership, and, of course, register for the upcoming programs and networking events!  As a member, you will continue to have access to “Members Only” benefits, and our not-yet-members will still be able to access the site to learn more about the DMAW and register for events.

Please take a few minutes now to click Member Login in the upper right hand of our new website; then click log-in listed in the headers; enter your email address and initial password of ‘Password1’. Once you login you will be prompted to change your password to something else with at least 6 characters.

Look around…let me know what you think!



One Month Down – Only 7 Weeks to Go!

That’s all the time you have left to enter the DMAW MAXI Award Competition!

This competition is not for the faint of heart (even if it is February!) The MAXI Award Competition is for direct response professionals who know that winning only comes to those who get results.  Winning a MAXI demonstrates to your prospective and current clients that you produce award-winning, results-oriented campaigns. What every client wants to hear!

Visit MAXI Award Competition to download rules and entry forms!

Our thanks go to our Media Sponsors:

NonProfit Times and Target Marketing



Adaptive or Dysfunctional?

Our February Monthly Luncheon scheduled for Thursday, the 17th, at SEIU Conference Center in Northwest DC, will have Karen Depew, President Northwood Consulting, presenting The Adaptive Organization.

The way we conduct business has changed dramatically in the last 10 years. Today, we live in a 24/7 global world that heavily burdens organizations and their leaders. How effectively are you and your oganization adapting?

Join us on February 17 for some insight and guidance.



Fundraising Trends

Carol Rhine, Senior Fundraising Analyst, Target Analytics, A Blackbaud Company will present, “2011 Fundraising Trends.”

Carol’s presentation was so powerful and informative last year that we invited her back for an update on 2011! In fact, last year her presentation was sold out!

So don’t delay – register today as it is bound to sell out again!