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Jill Kummer - The Business Side of Nonprofit

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Denise Griffitts

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Jill Kummer is a successful serial entrepreneur and the former owner and president of Blacktie-Pittsburgh, an event support company for nonprofit organizations that provided a “soup-to-nuts” turnkey approach to event planning and execution. With her years of experience in event planning and expertise, Jill is a sought-after consultant for companies and organizations that seek to make their events more productive, efficient, and, most of all, profitable. 

Jill is also the author of a new book called 'The EVENT Technique - The Business Side of Events'. Fundraising for the nonprofit: Is it a boost for you or the bane of your existence? If you find yourself struggling with or even dreading hosting fundraising events, this book is definitely for you! Having developed the E.V.E.N.T. Technique after years of experience, author Jill Kummer walks you through the process step-by-step and page-by-page. She shares plenty of tried-and-true strategies that will help you make your next fundraising event (and every one after that) truly profitable rather than becoming a money pit with very common and costly mistakes. From the first inkling of an idea about hosting an event to the final debriefing, you’ll get a better understanding of each step and how to execute properly, so your event shines, your guests have a great experience, and you boost your organization’s bank account!

Find Jill on the web: Website | LinkedIn | Instagram