Annual CSPRC Spectrum Conference

Join us as a Speaker in 2017!
Share your Knowledge, Build Your Professional Brand as a Spectrum 2017 Speaker**


Complete your proposal and send to (call 314-416-2237 if your don't receive confirmation)

We are currently seeking speaker proposals for our annual Spectrum Conference to be held May 9, 2017. Our CSPRC Spectrum conference has a long history of professional development for nonprofit professionals and others with related business interest. It is top-notch and one of a kind in St. Louis, offering tracks for PR/communications, development/events, leadership and trending sessions for those new to the field or certain concepts.

The theme for this year's conference is "Destination Success." It is a wonderful opportunity to showcase your talents, build up your LinkedIn profile and resume, and support local nonprofit professionals and the many causes represented. Why not join us as a speaker in 2017? 

**We have been experiencing technical difficulties with our online submission form -- our apologies for the inconvenience!  We are working to remedy the situation, but in the meantime we ask that you complete your presentation proposal via this Word document and email the completed form to Ann Duffy at You will then receive a confirmation that we have received your RFP. If you do not receive an email confirmation upon submission, please call CSPRC at 314-416-2237.

Spectrum 2017 Sponsors Welcome!

We would love to add your company or you as a partner. 
Just one catch.  For both opportunities, the deadline to get your logos on Spectrum materials is 2/1/17
So, there is no time to waste!  For more information on Spectrum sponsor levels and all of the benefits, take a look at the attached document. If you choose to be a sponsor, please email the document to

Thanks to those who attended "Building Success," the 2016 Spectrum conference!

More than 150 attendees enjoyed a day of great programming and networking. This year's guests got us trending on Twitter, over the 500 mark in Facebook likes, enjoyed an "Activity Wall" and much more! Here are some photos from the day's events:

CSPRC Board Member Kelly Peach shows a Spectrum participant the workings of the "Activity Wall."

Morning keynote speaker Jill Devine of Y98 Radio talks of the importance of "giving back."

Spectrum participants were anything but featherweights at Circus Harmony's presentation, "Show, don't tell."

Angie Winschel speaks on "Modern storytelling to build your organization’s brand."

Marcia Schmitz and Leah Ward of the Sisters of the Most Precious Blood check out the Spectrum program.

There was a lot of talent in the room, but no one could match this Circus Harmony presenter.

Board members Randi Schenberg, Jason Frazier and Amie Bossi measure a wingspan of tickets for lunch basket raffle.

Spectrum attendees were always just a tweet away from being displayed on the Twitter wall.

Angela Smith discusses what a young friends board can do for your organization.

The Foundation Panel was composed of professionals representing major funding agencies in the St. Louis area.

The University College (Washington University) booth and other sponsor booths were busy between presentations.

A wide range of nonprofit professionals, of all ages, attended the Spectrum Conference.

Matt Craig of SLAM gave concrete examples of cause marketing and good insights on how it should be done.

Janet Vigen Levy and Roxanne Miller take careful notes on a keynote speaker presentation.

The Innovations Panel shares a light moment while comparing  entrepreneurs and the nonprofit community.

Board member Ryan Farmer shares a joke with Modern Litho reps, one of many conference sponsors.

Thanks to YNPN St. Louis and all of the other great sponsors for their support of Spectrum 2016.

Bev Pfeifer-Harms speaks on maximizing your media relations in a breakout session.

Afternoon keynote speaker Beth Fagan of MediaMasters, Inc., presents the five golden rules of messaging. An attentive group listens to keynote speaker Beth Fagan as the conference wraps up.

Photos courtesy of Linda K. Behrens of LK Photography +


Tuesday, May 10, 2016 
Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel 
9801 Natural Bridge Rd, 
St Louis, MO 63134

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 
Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel 
9801 Natural Bridge Rd, 
St Louis, MO 63134