Information for Speakers

The Conference Committee is grateful for the participation of speakers and panelists at Fundraising Day in Boston. All speakers and panelists are invited to take advantage of complimentary meals at the Marriott Boston Copley Place, or 50% off the conference price, depending on their availability to attend the full conference. Please R.S.V.P. to by October 11. 


What AFP will need from all presenters:

Permission for us to use LinkedIn as the primary source for biographies and headshots. Or let us know if you prefer we link to your employer’s website or elsewhere.

Permission to post your PPT presentation online. Please use AFP’s PowerPoint template and submit by Nov. 8th to info@afpmass.orgOr if you will not show slides then please just send us a quick note letting us know you will not use slides.



Speaker registration

Last year we sold out, so if any speaker in your session wishes to accept a breakfast and/or luncheon invitation we will want to know by October 11. 

Speakers and panelists who wish to attend the conference and receive 50% off pricing can use this registration link: Click Here to Register, and:

Select type “Special Rate: Conference Speakers and Committee Members”. The reduced conference rate is $199. No code necessary.



Reserve a hotel room (optional)

Hotel accommodations are available for a discounted rate at Marriott Boston Copley Hotel. - Cutoff date will be announced soon here:

Link coming soon

Alternatively, you can call the dedicated Group Reservations Hotline at 877-901-2079. Please reference the room block for the AFP Conference on December 4, 2019.





AFP will provide:

■ LCD projector
■ Screen
■ Remote clicker
■ Wireless microphone
■ AV Technician
■ Wi-Fi code
■ PowerPoint template (click here)
■ Sound/video test (optional). Sound tests will be conducted in Salon EF


Speaker will provide:

A laptop with his or her presentation already loaded.*

A 60-minute or 75-minute session (including time for Q&A). Length of your session is determined by the committee and confirmed in an email letter. 

*Please contact AFP if you are unable to provide your own laptop.


■ Lavaliere mics are not provided unless specifically requested and approved. Please send AV requests to
■ Please let us know ahead of time if your presentation contains video.
■ AFP will send you the session room name and session attendee list prior to the event.
■ Please arrive to your session room at least 15 minutes before your session to meet your assigned AFP volunteers and staff.


For questions or other assistance please contact Melanie McHugh, Chapter Administrator:; 781-894-3140



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