Conferences + Intensives

Opt In: Nonprofit Communications Conference

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
9:00am-4:30pm (8:00am-9:00am Registration, Breakfast + Networking)
Holiday Inn By the Bay, Portland

Opt In is back for its second year! Designed to spark your creativity and help you elevate your communications strategy, this engaging and inspiring day focuses on communications trends that impact Maine nonprofits.

Join your peers to discuss recommended practices and discover unique approaches and innovative methods that your organization can put to use right away.


8:00am-9:00am Registration, Breakfast + Networking
9:00am-10:15am Welcome + Opening Session + Spark Talks
10:15am-10:30am Transition/Break
10:30am-11:15am Breakout Sessions + Table Chats
11:15am-11:30am Transition/Break
11:30am-12:15pm Breakout Sessions + Table Chats
12:15pm-1:30pm Lunch + Networking
1:30pm-1:45pm Transition/Break
1:45pm-3:00pm Breakout Sessions + Table Chats
3:00pm-3:15pm Transition/Break
3:15pm-4:30pm Spark Talks + Open Space + Closing

Breakout Sessions

Conference participants will select breakout sessions to attend on the day of the conference.

Presenters + Volunteers

Opt In 2019 will highlight the work and knowledge of subject matter-experienced individuals from the nonprofit, business, and government sectors.

Cost + Registration

  • Until September 17: $155 Members / $195 Non-Members 
  • After September 17: $175 Members / $215 Non-Members 
  • Team learning saves! $15 off each additional registration from your organization
  • Scholarships available! Apply here before registering

Highlights from Opt In 2018

Check out highlights from last year’s conference in this video made by our friends at Machias Savings Bank.

Opt In 2019 is presented in partnership with:

Thank You to Our Sponsors!


Sponsorship opportunities still available! To find out how you can deepen your commitment to the nonprofit sector through sponsorship of this event, or a contribution to MANP’s Access Fund, contact Jennifer Hutchins.