Abila Announces 2016 Abila User and Developer Conference in Austin March 3-5, 2016

Roy Spence to present keynote address for more than 1,000 association and nonprofit professionals convening in Austin to discuss industry trends and share best practices

October 19, 2015 – AUSTIN, Texas – Abila announced today its annual Abila User and Developer Conference (AUDC) will be held in Austin, Texas, March 3 through 5.  Roy Spence, cofounder and chairman of advertising giant GSD&M, will deliver the keynote presentation about using the power of “Purpose” to make strategic decisions, drive innovation, and achieve extraordinary results. Spence is also cofounder and chief executive officer of The Purpose Institute.

“We are excited to bring back the Abila User and Developer Conference to Austin this coming year,” said Krista Endsley, Abila’s chief executive officer.  “We’re also very fortunate to have Roy Spence join us to share the importance of focusing on Purpose and helping organizational leaders bring that to life. Additionally, there will be three full days packed with education and networking opportunities that would not be possible without the support of our sponsors and partners. Because of this, we believe AUDC is the most comprehensive and valuable annual conference for nonprofits and associations.”

The three-day event will bring together more than 1,000 leaders from both the association and nonprofit sectors to network, share best practices, and learn about the latest industry trends to help improve decision making and better engage members and constituents.

In addition to the keynote presentation from Roy Spence, AUDC 2016 will feature one-on-one product support labs; hundreds of sessions designed to engage attendees in learning, sharing, and collaborating; and vision presentations from Abila chief executive officer, Krista Endsley and Abila senior vice president of product management, Erin Shy. The opening reception will take place at the famous Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theatre (ACL Live), with a musical performance by the Night Owls.

The more than 100 sessions include topics such as:

  • The 2020 Association: Breaking the Innovation Mold Through Integrations
  • Built for Nonprofits, By Nonprofits: Future of Fundraising Software
  • The Proof is In the Pudding – Common Reporting Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them
  • What’s an LMS? Redefining the Learning Management System of Today
  • One Site Does NOT Fit All: Creating Personalized Web Experiences
  • Not Just Another Annual Fund Campaign
  • What’s Your Uber?
  • Life in the Cloud

AUDC also provides an opportunity for association and nonprofit leaders to connect with members of Abila’s extensive Partner Ecosystem in the Abila Marketplace. The Abila Marketplace is the most dominate ecosystem of partners dedicated to serving the mission needs of associations, nonprofits, and government entities.

To learn more about the conference and to register, visit: www.audc2016.com.

About Abila

Abila is the leading provider of software and services to associations and nonprofit organizations that help them improve decision making, execute with greater precision, increase engagement, and generate more revenue. With Abila solutions, association and nonprofit professionals can use data and personal insight to improve financial and strategic decision making, enhance member and donor engagement and value, operate more efficiently and effectively, and increase revenue to better activate their mission. Abila combines decades of industry insight with technology know-how to serve more than 8,000 customers across North America. For more information, please visit www.abila.com.

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