The National Association of Charitable Gift Planners (CGP) is excited to announce Chad Hymas  as the keynote speaker for CGP Conference in Las Vegas. 

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Chad Hymas inspires, motivates, and moves audiences, creating an experience that touches hearts for a lifetime. He is one of the youngest ever to receive the Council of Peers Award for Excellence (CPAE) and to be inducted into the prestigious National Speaker Hall of Fame.

In 2001, at the age of 27, Chad’s life changed in an instant when a 2,000-pound bale of hay shattered his neck, leaving him a quadriplegic. But Chad’s dreams were not paralyzed that day—he became an example of what is possible. Learn more...

 

The National Association of Charitable Gift Planners (CGP) is pleased to welcome Claire Gaudiani as the luncheon keynote speaker for the 2018 CGP Conference.

 

 

Claire Gaudiani  is an idealist and an engaged American. Through her books and public speaking, she calls on all Americans to leave our nation and the world a better place. Claire's expertise in the history and economics of philanthropy is a source of important ideas for the nation and for citizens of every political persuasion.

Claire’s career has been shaped by her belief that action is every bit as important as reflection. She launched her first not-for profit organization while still a graduate student at Indiana University in the 1970’s. She has continued to put her idealism, optimism, and determination into action on behalf of fellow citizens ever since. Learn more...

 

 

Schedule at a Glance

Wednesday, October 17  
   
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm Registration Open
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Gift Planning Fundamentals: Tools & Techniques (Requires Additional Fee)
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm How to Start a Gift Planning Program (Requires Additional Fee)
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Leadership Institute Roundtable
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Grand Opening Reception in Solutions Center
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Opening Dinner/Keynote Speaker

 

Thursday, October 18  
   
7:30 am - 5:00 pm Registration Open
7:30 am - 8:30 am Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
8:30 am - 9:30 am Affinity Sessions
9:30 am - 10:00 am Networking Break in Solutions Center
10:00 am - 11:00 am Breakout Sessions (6 concurrent)
11:00 am - 11:30 pm Networking Break in Solutions Center
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Breakout Sessions (6 concurrent)
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Luncheon
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Breakout Sessions (6 concurrent)
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Networking Break in Solutions Center
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Breakout Sessions (6 concurrent)
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Leadership Institute Roundtable

 

Friday, October 19  
   
7:30 am - 2:00 pm Registration Open
7:30 am - 8:30 am Breakfast in Solutions Center
8:30 am - 9:30 am IGNITE!
9:30 am - 10:00 am Networking Break in Solutions Center
10:00 am - 11:00 am Breakout Sessions (6 concurrent)
11:00 am - 11:30 am Networking Break in Solutions Center
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Breakout Sessions (6 concurrent)
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Closing Luncheon

 

2018 CGP Conference 

October 17-19, 2018 - Paris Las Vegas Hotel

CGP Conference is a unique meeting place for all of the professionals working in charitable gift planning. In your work, you’d love to find these people at the planning table—charitable, financial and estate advisors. At CGP Conference, you’ll sit around that training table, collaborating with the experts at the podium and your peers, leaving with the tools to do your job better.

800+ Charitable Gift Planners

Learn, network and collaborate with attendees from across the country, in all career stages, representing diverse organizations.

60+ Speakers​

Get inspired by a conference faculty of innovative keynote speakers and industry leaders who share their experiences and insights on charitable gift planning.

40+ Sessions​

Find solutions to the challenges charitable gift planners face in their day-to-day work by attending sessions you won't find anywhere else.