Join us as we start 2022 with the most successful non-profit event planners in the industry. Hear from our panel of experts about trends in fundraising.
Moderated by Matt Lorch Event Auctioneer, Emcee, Online Host, Moderator
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About Barbie Hull Photograhphy
Barbie Hull is a Seattle based photographer with over 20 years serving both corporate and wedding clients. She has an eye for capturing your special day in a unique way. She makes sure you have fun and are able to focus on your event while making sure all of the special moments are captured for you.
About Trophy Cupcakes
We love working with companies and organizations to bring their event messaging to life in deliciously fun, festive ways. We can customize cupcakes
with anything from printed edible logo toppers, to hand-piped graphics and text, to tinted buttercreams and sprinkles. Learn MoreABOUT OUR SPEAKERS
MODERATOR: Matt Lorch
Working as a news anchor and reporter for 26-years in some of the country's largest markets including Seattle, Boston, Miami, and Baltimore, Matt developed an audience engagement style all his own.
He has a true passion for hosting fundraising events for nonprofit organizations. Some of his clients include Special Olympics Washington, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Woodland Park Zoo, The Museum of Flight, Mary’s Place, Camp Korey, EvergreenHealth Foundation, Northwest Kidney Centers, Boyer Children’s Clinic, Cancer Pathways, Meany Center for the Performing Arts, Town Hall Seattle, Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation, PROVAIL, Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center, Seattle Festival of Trees, Bridge of Promise, Wonderland Child and Family Services, Seattle Works, The Friendship Circle, Best Buddies, Bridge Disability Ministries, Brigadoon Service Dogs, and numerous local private schools and PTSAs.
Matt’s a local guy. He grew up in the Seattle area, graduating from Sammamish High School in Bellevue and the University of Washington.
I founded Tolo Events to work with corporate and non-profit organizations to plan large-scale events. We bring out-of-the-box, non-cookie-cutter-thinking to create award-winning atmospheres and experiences all while extending the branding and mission of our clients.Specialties: Designing, contract negotiation, production, logistics, strategic management for special events.Deci Evans,
Matt's mother had a long career as an elementary school teacher in the Bellevue School District. His father is a retired cardiologist. That's why Matt is driven to improve healthcare and education in this region. He's also the father of two children, including a son with intellectual and physical disabilities, and has become a champion for those with special needs. Learn More
Gazala Uradnik, Owner, GFS Events + ILEA Past President
GFS Events is an award-winning event management company that provides full service strategic fundraising and event management solutions to our nonprofit clients. We work with our clients to help them strategically plan a fundraising event from start to finish.
GFS Events focuses on attaining fundraising goals for our clients through collaborative event management. With an emphasis on budget planning, mission messaging and flawless execution, our design team ensures that our clients' event is a success from conception to execution.
Shelly Tolo, Owner, Tolo Events + ILEA Past President
Owner, Kind + co events
+ ILEA Director of DEIWe focus on offering our clients exemplary and exceptional event management services. With effortless style and acute attention to detail, we are able to thoughtfully curate events on any budget. We focus on corporate and non-profit and charitable organizations where we can make a difference. We favor quality over quantity, having this “boutique sensibility” allows our clients to receive our full and complete attention.
, Fundraising Solution Specialist
PNTA has been helping event professionals meet their fundraising event goals for years, and can help your team whether hosting an in person, hybrid or live event in the Seattle Metro.