We’ll be in touch Thanks for signing up for updates. We’ll be in touch soon with exciting news. Stay in touch. Sign up for Convention 2019 updates – we’ll be adding more information as we finalize details and arrangements, including Convention speakers and child care options. Sign me up Development sessionsThese training sessions run concurrent with the resolution debates – make sure you check the agenda. Electoral Finance Reform and Donor Stewardship are offered twice, to make sure everyone has a chance to get to one. See below for descriptions.And please use the same email you used to register for Convention - thanks! Thank you If you want to change you selections, you can fill out this form again. This is a mobile phone Development session #1 - Saturday 1:15pm to 2:30pm Electoral Finance Reform Winning Rural Campaigns Development session #2 - Saturday 3:05pm to 4:15pm Let's Get Digital Donor Stewardship Development session #3 - Sunday 9:25am to 10:35am Electoral Finance Reform Donor Stewardship Register Development session descriptionsElectoral Finance Reform Amber Hockin and Rachel RoySince 2006, BC NDP electeds have been working to ban big money from British Columbia’s political system Now that momentous change is just days away.Banning union and corporate donations — and setting a cap on individual donations — is a huge change for British Columbia and the way all political parties raise money,In this comprehensive workshop, you’ll learn the ins and outs of the new regulations — and get answers to all your pressing fundraising questions.NOTE: This workshop is a must attend for all Constituency Presidents and Treasurers.Donor Stewardship Nikki Hill and Matt ChambersAt its core, fundraising is about gratitude and appreciation. When an organization (or in our case, a political party) demonstrates genuine, personal appreciation, donors respond — and respond again and again.By developing a ‘thank you’ menu, you can provide more opportunities for volunteers (especially those who don’t like asking for money) to participate in fundraising in a way that’s significant to both them and the Party.In this informative workshop, fundraising experts Nikki Hill and Matt Chambers will help you start thinking about the ways you can develop a culture of gratitude for donors within your Constituency and the Party as a whole.Let's Get Digital Heather Stoutenburg and Heather Libby feat. Brenton WaltersSocial media might not make, but it can certainly break a political campaign.In this fun, engaging workshop you’ll learn how to communicate effectively on social media platforms, use targeting and demographic insights to reach your audiences where they are, and develop a social media strategy that ts within the BC NDP’s overall communications goals.We’ll also chat about email strategies and dis- cuss ways to make your content shareable and engaging—without resorting to clickbait.Expect #hashtags and at least one cat video.Winning Rural Campaigns Megan Olson and Anne DonaldsonA winning strategy for any political party in British Columbia must include reaching people in rural ridings.In this focused and practical workshop, learn techniques and tactics for building social capital far in advance of campaign season, and creating long-term relationships with locally-relevant messages that bridge big distances and small populations.