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2014 Minnesota Planned Giving Conference

MPGC's 38th Annual Conference
November 4-5, 2014
St. Paul RiverCentre

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Welcome from Marie Ruzek, JD, CFRE
Chair, 2014 MPGC Conference

Inspiring Lasting Legacies Is What We Do

Your professional growth is important to us. Build your network by attending the MN Planned Giving Conference this year. The conference committee has been working diligently for months to make the 2014 conference the best you’ve seen yet. You can expect a variety of timely topics presented by sought-after national and local speakers, at an affordable price. And we’re introducing a new mobile app and social media to enhance your conference experience.

Registration Information

The 38th Annual MPGC Conference combines leading national and local experts who will inform, inspire and challenge you to enhance your skills and expand your knowledge in planned giving. This nationally-recognized conference offers a rich variety of information in areas that are key to our profession and quality networking with experienced colleagues and advisors from your community. Register now to enjoy our Best Value pricing!

Registration include access to all applicable sessions, continental breakfasts, lunch, refreshment breaks, conference materials and certification credits (CFRE, CLE, CFP, CTFA). On-site registration will be an additional $15 to the cost of regular admission.

Registration Rates

  Best Value
(by Sept. 15)
(Sept. 15 - Oct. 30)


$390 $415


$450 $475

Member Conference + Brisk Walk

$560 $600

Non-Member Conference + Brisk Walk

$620 $660

Brisk Walk ONLY

$200 $215

JOIN MPGC now to and receive member conference rates.
Join online or download, complete and mail or fax in the member application with payment, then register for the conference online as a member. It's that easy!

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New this Year! - Mobile App

Do you care about the environment? Love using technology? The MPGC conference is taking extra steps to have less of an environmental impact and to use technology to our advantage! The mobile app will be available in October and is compatible with all electronic devices. 

Learn more about the MPGC Mobile App here.

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Share your excitement and experience on Twitter using the hashtag, #mnpgc2014. Tweets will be displayed on the Tweet Wall in the Grand Ballroom A-B during breaks.  Don’t have a Twitter account or would like to learn more about Twitter?  Watch this Twitter tutorial.

Featured Speakers

Featured Keynotes

Keith Ferrazzi, best-selling author of Never Eat Alone and Who's Got Your Back

Pamela Jones Davidson, J.D., President of DAVIDSON GIFT DESIGN and perennial favorite with MPGC attendees

Chris Farrell, senior economics contributor at Marketplace

For full speaker information please click here.

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Why Should You Attend?

  • Outstanding faculty and program that incorporates great national speakers while continuing to highlight our local expertise.
  • Unmatched Networking with high-caliber colleagues, non-profit executives and advisors.
  • Fantastic venue, meals and refreshments included with your registration fee!
  • Convenient accommodations for out-of-metro attendees.

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Thank You to our Sponsors/Exhibitors!



Gray Plant Mooty


US Bank



US Bank






US Bank

US Bank

US Bank

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  • ASI Signage Innovations
  • Bremer Wealth Management
  • Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
  • Fidelity Charitable
  • Gray Plant Mooty
  • Kaspick & Company
  • Larkin Hoffman
  • Minnesota Philanthropy Partners
  • New York Life
  • Pentera, Inc.
  • PG Calc Incorporated
  • RuffaloCODY
  • Securian Trust Company, N.A.
  • State Street Global Advisors
  • The Stelter Company
  • Thompson & Associates
  • U.S. Bank Charitable Services Group
  • Wells Fargo Philanthropic Services

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St. Paul RiverCentre

St. Paul, MN United States
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