Put the ‘special’ back into your events: 
Tips for fundraising, media and awareness events that pop!  

Tuesday, August 28 •7:30 am – 9:00 am • Rail Yard, 610 S. Park Ave
Early Bird Pricing (valid through Aug. 22) – Member: $35 • Non-Member: $45 • Non-Profit: $35 • Student: $20 

*Prices increase $5 beginning Aug. 23

Tickets available on Eventbrite.

Sponsored by: Prototypes and Festival + Events Association of Tucson & Southern Arizona.

Events come in every type and size. But they all require a plan to be lucrative or pique interest and awareness. Does your special event need a boost? Is your special event lucrative, but you need to raise your awareness? How about the secrets of a successful event? Do media events even work? Join Kimberley Hoidal in exploring these topics and how to leverage the events for your organization’s benefit. She will discuss best practices and real-life events to make either your media or fundraising event…well, special.

About the presenter:

From large press conferences to huge galas, Kimberley Hoidal has orchestrated it all. With over 15 years of experience in public relations, communications and marketing, she currently dons a hard hat and coordinates Sundt Construction’s media and public relations.

Previously Kimberley oversaw fundraising efforts at Earn to Learn and Pima Council on Aging both in Tucson, Arizona. Prior to her nonprofit roles in Tucson, Kimberley consulted with Concordia University School in Law in Boise, Idaho, on its public relations campaigns relating to the launch and establishment as Boise’s first law school.

The majority of Kimberley’s professional experience was spent in the sports industry. Most recently in the field, she served as the Vice President of Business Operations for the San Jose Stealth, a professional indoor lacrosse team. In her role she oversaw external and internal aspects of the Stealth operations. Prior to joining the Stealth, Kimberley served as an Assistant Media Relations Director at University of California, Berkeley and began her media relations career at Arizona, where she worked as the primary media contact for the women’s golf program.
Kimberley graduated from the University of Arizona with a bachelor’s degree in political science and a double minor pre-law and business administration. Furthering her education, she graduated with a master’s in public administration. An active member in the community, Hoidal volunteers her time with the Junior League, where she has served in various leadership positions in the both Oakland-East Bay and Tucson leagues and attended numerous conferences on various nonprofit topics.


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