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Who can attend the conference?
Current members and eligible non-members are able to attend. See who can join on the Become a Member page. 

Professional Partners who are current members of Philanthropy Ohio may also register for the conference. 

What time does the conference begin and end?
The conference begins on Tuesday, October 10, at noon with lunch and ends Thursday, October 12, when the Closing Plenary finishes at 1:30 p.m.

Where will the sessions take place?
Plenary sessions will take place in the George Bellows Ballroom on the lower level of the 401 North High Street tower at the Hilton Columbus Downtown. Breakout sessions will take place in adjacent spaces on the same level. Please check in at the registration desk before proceeding to the ballroom.

How can I become a Philanthropy Ohio member so I can receive the member rate for the conference?
For more information on eligibility and to become a member, visit the Become a Member page.

Is my registration transferrable?
Yes! You can transfer your registration to another person at your organization. Please email Martha Wood.

Are there sponsorship opportunities?
Yes! Please complete the sponsorship form and contact Laura Smith for more details.

Are there exhibitor opportunities?
Yes! Become an exhibitor today. Please contact Brittany Hardgrove for more information.

Accessibility and Accommodations
If you need any accommodations to fully participate in the conference, please call 614.224.1344 or email Brittany Hardgrove as soon as possible.

Philanthropy Ohio is committed to creating accessible and inclusive spaces for all. Every effort will be made to accommodate requests. Requests made after September 8 and on-site at the event cannot be guaranteed.

Cancellation/Refund Policy
Cancellations must be requested in writing before August 23 and will receive a refund less a $297 cancellation fee. Any cancellations received after that date will not be eligible for a refund but can still be transferred to another person. Exceptions to our cancellation policy should be directed to Mary Dunbar for review.

Please notify us of the cancellation by email to Martha Wood.

Individuals who need to cancel may also transfer their registration to another person at their organization.

For any questions not answered above, please email