The 2022 conference called leaders in the CSR space to reimagine, revitalize and recommit to building a better future for their communities. We welcomed attendees and speakers from all 50 states and 11 countries worldwide to take to our stages and workshop spaces, meet like-minded peers, and share insights.
The 2021 Points of Light Conference challenged attendees to “Inspire. Learn. Act.” Business and nonprofit sector leaders from 47 states and 24 countries shaped the work being done to accelerate people-powered change around the world.
Moving to a virtual format in response to COVID-19, the 2020 Points of Light Conference Online Experience challenged the social sector to tap into the full potential of the power of people by creating a world where it is easy to do good, and impossible to sit on the sidelines.
The 2019 Points of Light Conference challenged attendees to not only ask “how do we get more people to volunteer to make change,” but also, “how can we create a society where it is easy for every individual to take action to accelerate change within their community around the world?”
Hosted in the city that birthed the civil rights movement, the 2018 Points of Light Conference emphasized that through honest conversation and humble service of others, we can all come together to effect change.
Hosted in the Motor City, the 2016 Points of Light Conference demonstrated the power of partnership, and what can be achieved when nonprofits and corporations work together to tackle some of society’s most pressing problems.
From the opening plenary to the closing session, acting with urgency was a theme throughout the 2015 Points of Light Conference: disrupt the status quo, be impatient and be the spark that creates change.
The 2014 Points of Light Conference inspired attendees to explore the relationship between the business and nonprofit sectors to create cross-sector alignment and help volunteer-driven organizations thrive.
With a theme of Service Unites, the 2013 Points of Light Conference brought together corporations and nonprofits, and politicians from both sides of the aisle, to support volunteers from around the world.
Focused on community-driven change, the 2011 Points of Light Conference showcased examples of engaging programs with tangible results, inspiring attendees to innovate and create similar programs that met their own community’s needs.