Barbican Hall plenary audience

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July 2018
The Barbican

Highlights of 2016

Missing Fundraising Convention already? It's over for another year, but take a look at the highlights from a fantastic event! Thank you to the incredible fundraising community, speakers, volunteers and partners, sponsors and exhibitors who make the event what it is.

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Fundraising Convention aims to educate, innovate and inspire delegates - hear what last year's attendees thought in our videos, produced by Be Inspired Films, official video/live streaming partner.

Video: Convention highlights (by Be Inspired Films)

Missing Convention? You can catch up on the highlights from all three days, filmed and produced by Be Inspired Films:

Video: Convention Plenaries

You can catch up on the three inspirational Fundraising Convention 2016 plenaries, filmed and produced by Be Inspired Films, in the video playlist below:

Videos: Convention Rising Stars

New for Fundraising Convention 2016 was the Rising Star session, which saw up and coming fundraisers share nuggets of knowledge! Videos courtesy of Howard Lake, Founder, UK Fundraising:


Our AGM took place on Tuesday 5th July at the Barbican. Some of the main highlights were:

Cathy Come Home

On Tuesday 5th July at the Barbican, a community theatre company from Cardboard Citizens retold the story of Cathy Come Home, the television play which touched the hearts of millions.

Following the powerful theatre performance, a panel discussion followed, hosted by Samira Ahmed (BBC and Radio 4) who was joined by legendary filmmaker Ken Loach, Shelter's CEO Campbell Robb, Cardboard Citizen's Artistic Director and Founder Adrian Jackson, Mercury Prize nominated musician Eska and Deputy Mayor for Housing James Murray.

Watch the performance and the panel discussion

Rapidata Tracking Report 2016

Rapidata, which has tracked Direct Debit trends for thirteen years, released its Charity Direct Debit Tracking Report 2016 at the Institute of Fundraising’s Fundraising Convention in London.

You can download the report here

Photos from Convention 2016

Convention photos

Fundraising Convention 2016 - Highlights and Plenaries

Video Highlights of Convention

Video: Highlights of Day 1

Video Highlights Day 1

Video: Highlights of Day 2

Video Highlights Day 2

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