The health, well-being and safety of our participants and staff is our top priority. With the ongoing COVID-19 situation, we have decided to move our onsite conference online.

21st Annual Wipfli National Training Conference Online | Virtual: July 14-October 13, 2020 | Online conference: October 12-16, 2020 21st Annual Wipfli National Training Conference Online

About the conference

The work you do in the nonprofit community is a calling; a heartfelt desire to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others. It’s inspiring and rewarding, and rarely easy. But never have the challenges been greater than they are today.

In this moment of global health crisis and demand for social change, Wipfli presents a national training conference experience devoted to helping you and your organization emerge stronger to serve.

  • Address the new landscape of challenges and outcomes required by your community, funding sources and donors
  • Share stories and solutions with a community of others navigating similar issues
  • Choose from our largest-ever offering of CPE education
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Learn. Discuss. Explore. Take action.




Following rules and regulations can result in increased funding and cash flow, opportunities to expand, and increased impact in your community.



Best practices are what you need to do now, and next practices are what you need to focus on in the future to make your strategic and daily goals a reality.



What your leaders should know, driving an organization’s culture, protecting your reputation, leading inclusive teams, and making decisions for your future.



Keeps your organization’s IT function running securely by not only selecting the right software, but planning for your technology future.

Human Resources

Human resources

Changing demographics, new competition, the challenge to recruit and keep top talent, compensation and benefits—all are undergoing rapid changes that require today's HR professional to stay ahead of the curve.



Internal control requirements reduce the risk of cybersecurity attacks. Properly identify, prevent, and investigate fraud, plan for disaster recovery, and keep your company out of the six o’clock news.


Benefits of attending


New and Changing

New and changing

Explore what is new and changing. Give yourself time to absorb, question, learn, and challenge “it’s always been done that way.” Maybe that way still works; maybe there is a better way.

Talk with Others

Chat with others

You are not alone. Connect with others through our conference app who have similar, or different, ideas on how to get the job done. Share stories, solve problems, and celebrate successes.

Future Planning

Future planning

Leave the conference with action items you can implement immediately. Make what you do sustainable for future generations. Come with ideas—leave with a plan.



You have a week with nationally recognized trainers who work with organizations like yours all over the country. Pick our brains, challenge our suggestions, ask us questions, and help us help you.

"Best conference I have ever attended in my career. Very relevant topics to finance for non-profits and excellent presenters."

Mary Werner, director, financial planning & analysis
(Lutheran Social Services of the South Upbring)

"This conference was intensive. I would recommend this training and conference to all my colleagues. The staff and presenters are second to none."

Charlie Ugarte, director of finance
(Puerto Rican Family Institute)

Important dates

  • February 2020

    Registration open,
    schedule posted

  • July 14, 2020

    Virtual conference kick off

  • August 24, 2020

    Mobile app game begins

  • October 12-16, 2020

    Week of online pre-conference and conference sessions

"If you want your organization to grow and become a leader in your community, you need to come to this conference."

Brian Heese, executive director
(Northern California Child Development, Inc.)

"This was my first year attending and I have learned so much! Wipfli rocks!! See you all next year!"

Dr. Daphne Harris-Brown, compliance specialist/IT specialist
(Washington County Opportunities, Inc.)

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