Convio Summit 2010 Moves People to Baltimore For Leading Nonprofit Conference

Convio, Inc. today announced its fifth annual client conference, Convio Summit 2010, will be held October 25-28, 2010 in Baltimore, MD at the Marriott Baltimore Inner Harbor Hotel and Conference Center.

“Baltimore is thrilled to play host to Convio Summit 2010 and the more than 1,000 professionals that are expected to attend,” said Tom Noonan, president & CEO, Visit Baltimore. “Baltimore has always had a thriving nonprofit community focused on philanthropy. In 2010, Baltimore will become the center for nonprofit education and networking when our city hosts the Association of Fundraising Professionals International Conference in April and the Convio Summit in October. It will be our opportunity to showcase Baltimore to the world.”

Convio Summit brings together more than 1,000 of the world’s leading experts in nonprofit management, fundraising, advocacy, email marketing and technology to share experiences, ideas and lessons learned as they work together to reach, inspire and manage people to support nonprofit organizations. The educational and networking conference will include sessions on integrating online and offline marketing; integrating online fundraising, marketing and advocacy; leveraging social media; effective web content management; donor database integration to create effective constituent relationship management, how the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model and cloud computing is making nonprofits more efficient and effective, and other issues affecting nonprofits. In addition, clients and partners provide feedback to Convio leaders to help the Company continue to meet the needs of the community.

More information about Convio Summit 2010 will be available for nonprofit professionals in the new year.

For more information about Convio Summit 2009, please visit: www.convio.com/summit2009 or watch news and interviews from the Summit at www.nonprofitlive.tv

B-roll for Summit is available at: http://www.sparksight.com/clients/convio/convio_summit_broll.zip

About Convio
Convio is passionate about helping nonprofit organizations use software and services to fulfill their missions. The company is the leading provider of online marketing, fundraising, advocacy and constituent relationship management software and services to nonprofit organizations. The company’s online marketing suite offers integrated software for fundraising, advocacy, events, email marketing and web content management, and its database system, Convio Common Ground™ CRM, helps organizations efficiently track and manage all interactions with supporters. All products are delivered through the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model and are backed by a portfolio of best-in-class consulting and support services and a network of partners who provide value-added services and applications focused on the unique needs of nonprofit organizations.

Nonprofit organizations used Convio to process $777 million in online donations during 2008 — a 72 percent increase over 2007. Convio clients sent more than 3.1 billion emails to constituents during that period with an industry leading deliverability rate in excess of 95 percent. Charities of all types used Convio to power more than 3,500 web domains as well as complete 44 million advocacy calls to action.
For more information, please visit www.convio.com

Press Contact:
Karoline McLaughlin
Director, Corporate Communications
Convio, Inc.

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