Points of Light Conference

The 2023 Points of Light Conference

The Points of Light Conference, happening June 14 – 16, 2023, is a global gathering for people, like you, who are passionate about civic engagement.  With more than 40 educational workshops; inspirational leadership discussions; and opportunities to connect with peers, this conference offers something for every champion of social good.

June 14 – 16, 2023

Downtown Chicago

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Points of Light Conference Pricing

Receive the greatest value by purchasing your ticket early.

  • March 1–31

    Early Registration

    Corporate - $775
    Nonprofit/Government - $575

  • April 1–May 31

    General Registration

    Corporate - $850
    Nonprofit/Government - $700

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WHO SHOULD ATTEND CONFERENCE

Whether you’re new to your role or have several years’ experience, you’ll be joined by attendees representing all 50 U.S. states and nations around the world. Plus, your participation can be applied to the education requirement for CVA certification or renewal, the only internationally recognized credential in the field of Volunteer Administration. This conference offers education, inpsiration and connection — something for every champion of social good.

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WHY ATTEND CONFERENCE

We know you need the partnership to continually invest in your ability and resources needed to tackle the complex issues that face our communities. At the POL Conference, we’ve got the civic engagement secret sauce to get you re-energized. You’ll benefit from:

  • Education: Experience more than 50 workshops with actionable takeaways led by industry experts.
  • Inspiration: Engage in compelling leadership discussions highlighting best practices in the social impact space.
  • Connection: Form relationships and engage in deep conversations or the sharing of ideas with 1,000+ fellow changemakers.
  • Bonus! Your participation can be applied to the education requirement for CVA certification or renewal, the only internationally recognized credential in the field of Volunteer Administration.

“I kept coming back because the experience was so much more than I ever imagined.”
— Annette Sutfin, Nonprofit Attendee

Points of Light Conference

The Venue:
Chicago Marriott Downtown
Magnificent Mile

The host hotel for the 2023 Points of Light Conference will be held at the trendy and trendsetting, 4-star Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile hotel.  

Located in a vibrant city center location and placing the best of the Windy City at your doorstep, you can stroll Mag Mile and visit one-of-a-kind boutiques. Nearby you will find celebrated attractions including Shedd Aquarium, Wrigley Field, Navy Pier and United Center. Relax in beautifully appointed hotel rooms and suites, featuring modern furnishings, thoughtful amenities and exceptional views of the city and Lake Michigan.

Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
540 North Michigan Avenue, (Driveway Entrance on 541 North Rush Street)
Chicago, Illinois, USA, 60611

Reserve your room today!
Reservations Link
Reservations Toll Free: 1-877-303-0104
Check in: 4:00pm
Check out: 12:00pm

Group Name: Points of Light Conference
Rates available: Saturday, June 10 – Sunday, June 18, 2023
Last day to reserve: Sunday, May 21, 2023
Rates: Starting at $269/plus tax; per night

Points of Light Conference Hotel

Past Conferences

Now in its 13th year, the Points of Light Conference has covered a wide range of themes in locations across the United States and virtually. Learn more about our conference's history.