Why Small Businesses and Non-Profits?
Small business owners and nonprofit professionals face similar difficulties in visibility, fundraising/crowd sourcing, and maximizing productivity with limited resources and personnel. You will learn how to address these challenges and take action, here at The IDEAL Conference.
Who should attend?
  • Program and Website Developers
  • Intermediate Management
  • Business Owners
  • Non-Profit Staff, Leaders and Advocates
  • Marketing and Communication Strategists
  • Anyone who is looking to advance professionally and personally
The IDEAL Conference is brought to you by Child Care Resource Center (CCRC)
One of the largest non-profits in California at the forefront of advocacy, communications and research, and is led by nationally recognized members in the non-profit community. In just the past 15 years of its 40+ year history, CCRC has tripled in size, budget and impact, serving over 50,000 families every month at 25 locations spanning 22,500 square miles in Northern Los Angeles and San Bernardino County.

Exclusive VIP Roundtable Event - $195

September 18, 2019 – Limited to 60 participants

Speed network with experts and speakers in small groups of no more than 10 participants during six 45 minute rounds. Sharing experiences in a group setting provides an excellent opportunity for knowledge exchange on specific topics.

Small Business & Non-profit Summit - $395

Early-Bird discount $345*

September 19, 2019 – Limited to 300 participants
Experience an action packed day of panels, 24 cutting edge sessions, inspiring keynote speakers, networking, great food and a little fun for good measure at our evening’s mix and mingle event!
*Early-Bird discount expires
August 1st, 2019.

2 Day Exclusive Access Bundle - $590

Early-Bird discount $525*

Invest in yourself and save! Secure your seat at both our Exclusive VIP Roundtable Event and Small Business & Non-Profit Summit.

*Early-Bird discount expires
August 1st, 2019.

Are you ready to level up?

Inspiring speakers, panels, and cutting edge session topics. 

We’ve put together 24 powerful sessions to help you build your personal brand and run a successful business. Whether you need to keep up with the latest marketing trends, evolving technology, or developing the next level of leadership, you will get the most out of your time.

After all, investing in yourself and your workforce is the best investment you can make.


Shiza Shahid

Shiza Shahid is an entrepeneur, technologist, investor and impact leader.

Shiza Shahid

Founder, NowVentures
Co-Founder & Founding CEO, Malala Fund

Shiza is a renowned for her work, receiving many awards as a thought leader. She was named one of TIME’s “30 Under 30 People Changing the World,” Forbes “30 Under 30 - Social Entrepreneurs” and a Tribeca Institute Disruptive Innovator.

Justin Wolff

Justin Wolff is Chief Giving Officer and acts as brand ambassador of all things Give at Yoobi.

Justin Wolff

Chief Giving Officer at Yoobi

Justin oversees Yoobi’s buy one, give one program, develops strategic partnerships, and ensures that donated supplies make their way to the kids that need them most, right here in the US. He has been featured in Forbes, The Good Trade, USA Today, and AllBusiness.

Warren Riley

Warren Riley is President of NPO Solutions and author of The Resource Development Systems.

Warren Riley

President of NPO Solutions

Warren has served as a strategic planning expert for more than two decades. His book, The Resource Development System, has transformed hundreds of nonprofit organizations across the country. As a leader and entrepreneur, Warren works with visionary executive directors and boards of directors seeking to build capacity within their organizations to advance their missions.

Lauryn Nwankpa

Lauryn Nwankpa is the Head of Social Impact at Headspace, Inc.

Lauryn Nwankpa

Head of Social Impact at Headspace

As the head of social, Lauryn implements strategic, sustainable and measurable initiatives that ensure Headspace is accessible, relevant and affordable to all. Lauryn holds a B.A. in Comparative Human Development from the University of Chicago, and a Master of Science in Social Entrepreneurship from The Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California

Saeed H. Mirfattah, M.A., CPCC

Saeed H. Mirfattah is Senior Consultant at VIVA Strategy + Communications.

Saeed H. Mirfattah, M.A., CPCC

Organizational Development Consultant and Executive Coach

Saeed brings over 30 years of leadership experience in the public, nonprofit and philanthropic sectors as an organizational development practitioner. He is currently a Senior Consultant at VIVA Strategy + Communications, a social impact consulting firm based in the San Francisco Bay Area leading practice areas in leadership development, skill-building workshops and executive coaching.

Nir Yaniv

Nir Yaniv is Senior Director of Media Verticals for wix.com.

Nir Yaniv

Senior Director of Media Verticals for wix.com

Nir Yaniv is Senior Director of Media Verticals for wix.com, originally being the company's very first software developer. He is also an active filmmaker and musician.

Jacqueline Orr

Jacqueline Orr is a Consultant at NPO Solutions & Research Fellow at USC.

Jacqueline Orr

Consultant at NPO Solutions & Research Fellow at USC

Jacqueline is a researcher and consultant focused on social impact. Her work in the fields of management and entrepreneurship has been published in academic journals and distributed by Harvard Business Publishing and the Case Centre.
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