Join Us in Houston June 11–14

The Points of Light Conference brings together social impact leaders from across the sector. It empowers nonprofit/NGO, government, business and civic leaders to make a bold impact in their communities, providing resources and inspiration for every step of the journey.


✓ More than 70 workshops with actionable takeaways led by industry experts.
✓ Inspiring keynote and panel discussions.
✓ Compelling leadership discussions highlighting best practices.
✓ Connection with fellow changemakers ready to collaborate and amplify your efforts.



Choose from more than 70 workshops with actionable takeaways led by industry experts. Engage in compelling leadership discussions highlighting best practices in the social impact space, including topics like:

  • Trends and best practices in volunteer engagement
  • Scaling skills-based volunteerism globally
  • Innovative models for national service programs
  • The role of civic engagement in democracy
  • Intersection of well-being, leadership development and employee engagement
  • Engaging diverse stakeholders
  • Managing organizational burnout and promoting greater well-being

Attending the 2024 Points of Light Conference can be applied towards professional development requirements for initial CVA Certification or CVA Renewal. CVA certification is the only internationally recognized credential in the field of Volunteer Administration.

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2023 Points of Light Conference attendees share their experiences.


We’ve got a packed agenda of inspirational speakers from a cross-section of community engagement and social impact areas.

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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, inspiration and connection — something for every champion of social good.


The host hotel for the 2024 Points of Light Conference is Marriott Marquis Houston. Book now to receive exclusive conference pricing.

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Show off your inspirational style with items from our Points of Light Online Store. We have Conference 2024 branded items, our attention-getting "Be a Light" apparel, Points of Light logo gear and much more to choose from.
(Note that production and ship times vary, so we cannot guarantee items will arrive before conference.)

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Special early bird pricing ends March 31.

Sponsorship Opportunities

For companies dedicated to making a positive change in the world and corporate social impact professionals ready to advance your cause: Contact us to discuss how your company or organization can become a part of the 2024 Points of Light Conference.

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