Development Dialogues Announces Future Seminars Now CFRE Approved

Released on: August 4, 2008, 11:35 am

Press Release Author: Development Dialogues

Industry: Non Profit

Press Release Summary: Development Dialogues announces that it has received approval
by CFRE International as an approved provider for Certified Fundraising Executive
(CFRE) continuing education credits. Seminars provided by Development Dialogues may
now be used by attendees to gain additional contact hours or CFRE Continuing
Education Points for certification/recertification.

Press Release Body: Minneapolis, MN (Development Dialogues, Inc.) August 4, 2008 -
Development Dialogues announces it has become an approved provider for CFRE
Continuing Education. Fall seminars offered by Development Dialogues will give
attendees the opportunity to gain additional contact hours or CFRE Continuing
Education Points.

Development Dialogues' next seminar, Capital Campaigns: Planning to Execution and
Success runs from September 10-12, 2008 in Arlington, Virginia at the Embassy
Suites-Crystal City Hotel. Full participation in Capital Campaigns: Planning to
Execution and Success is applicable for 12.0 points in category 1.B-Education of the
CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.
The Capital Campaigns seminar will host highly regarded experts including Bruce
Flessner, Principal, of Bentz Whaley Flessner; Tracey Atwater, President, WellStar
Foundation; Patti Porter, VP of Development for the University of Minnesota Medical
Foundation; and John Lehn, VP for Major and Planned Giving, national headquarters of
the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

"This is going to be a very exciting seminar," said Bruce Flessner in regard to the
seminar he will participate in, "the faculty members are outstanding professionals
and have been highly successful in raising significant major gifts for capital
campaigns for health care institutions and causes."

Development Dialogues is hosting three seminars this fall. The Capital Campaigns:
Planning to Execution and Success seminar is scheduled for September 10-12 in
Arlington, VA; the Prospect Development: The Prospecting Process for Hospitals and
Healthcare is scheduled for October 15-17 in Orlando, FL; and the Major Gifts
Programs: Making the Ask for Health is scheduled for November 10-12 in Chicago, IL.
Discounted registration for CFRE approved Development Dialogue seminars is currently
available and will be ending shortly.

For more information, please visit

About Development Dialogues
Minneapolis-based Development Dialogues provides professional seminars for
development officers and senior fundraisers working in the health care and nonprofit
sectors. Expert fundraising professionals from academic medical centers, major
hospitals, and leading international healthcare organizations share their expertise
to bring participants the best practices in fundraising. Our goal is to help
fundraisers develop their talents and align skills with their organization's
objectives and needs. Seminars are conducted in small group formats and are designed
to provide participants with the opportunity to dialogue with experts and colleagues
from across the industry.

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Contact Details: Melanie Vlaich

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