Conference Speaker

Our Director Gregory Campitelli has presented at international conferences in Australia, USA and South Africa. As a professional teacher, he understands the importance of involving your audience. He has a lively and engaging style, peppered with anecdotes from his time as a teacher; sound & film editor on Australian feature films; and development director for an international non government organisation (NGO).

He has delivered key note addresses and has run numerous workshops & break out sessions. Popular presentations include:

  • The Art of Fundraising

This presentation looks at the key to developing a total three year fundraising plan for your organisation. The session breaks down each aspect and builds a fully integrated and strategic approach. This presentation will leave the audience with the best practical tips on enhancing their fundraising plan.

Conference Speaker

  • The Case for Support

The key to successful fundraising lies in answering key questions: in fact 52 in all! Greg walks the audience through the fundamentals of building your case for support, in other words really articulating why you want the money, remembering because you need it is not an answer. Greg taps into the famed Bernard Ross model to build the roadmap forward.

  • Marketing & Enrolment: 20 Golden Treasures for Colleges

This presentation looks at the key to developing a total marketing & enrolment plan for your College. The session breaks down each aspect and builds a fully integrated and strategic approach. This presentation will leave the audience with the best practical tips on enhancing their marketing & enrolment plans.

  • Bequests: Leaving a Gift that Can Change

Many organisations are now recognising the potential of a bequest program as a vehicle for providing a future income stream. Greg can snapshot the best ways of setting up a new bequest program as he takes you through step by step the process to unravel the bequest challenge.

  • Capital Campaigns: How to raise $1m from 30 gifts?

Greg’s popular presentation on capital campaigns brings to life the Art of Major Gift Fundraising. In one session Greg can take your organisation on an extraordinary journey that unlocks the secret to raising major gifts.  If you need to fund a major new initiative such as construction of arts or music centre, sports gymnasium, or auditorium, then this session unlocks the secrets. Typically, these projects aimed at raising between $0.5 million to $5 million. Greg will show how the entire process can be conducted over a 15 – 18 month period.

Some of Greg’s notable speaking engagements include:

  • Catholic Schools Office Broken Bay, Sydney 2015
    Development, Marketing, Customer Service and Brand
  • FIA National, Melbourne Australia 2015
    Topic: Masterclass Join The Bequest Revolution
  • FIA National, Brisbane Australia 2015
    Topic: Masterclass Join The Bequest Revolution
  • FIA National, Sydney Australia 2015
    Topic: Masterclass Join The Bequest Revolution
  • Brisbane Catholic Education, Brisbane 2015
    Development, Marketing, Customer Service and Brand
  • Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta, Sydney 2014
    Development, Marketing, Customer Service and Brand
  • FIA Tasmania, Hobart Australia 2013
    Topic: Building Your Bequest Program
  • CEBA Conference of Catholic Business Managers, Bendigo Australia 2012
    Topic: Fundraising and Creating A Culture of Giving
  • Catholic Development Network Annual Forum, Melbourne Australia 2012
    Topic: How to Write a Strategic Plan
  • FIA National Conference, Gold Coast Australia 2012
    Topic: Developing Total Case for Support
  • ADAPE NSW State Conference, Sydney Australia 2012
    Topic: Golden Treasures in Marketing Your Organisation
  • Independent Schools Victoria Registrars Workshop, Melbourne Australia 2011
    Topic: Marketing & Enrolments 20 Golden Treasures
  • ADAPE South Australia Special Workshop, Adelaide Australia 2011
    Topic: Engaging in Marketing & Fundraising
  • ADAPE National Conference, Adelaide Australia 2010
    Topic: Tips in Marketing Your Organisation
  • FIA Tasmania: Special Workshop, Hobart Australia 2009
    Topic: Social Media & Fundraising
  • FIA NSW State Conference, Sydney Australia 2008
    Topic: SMS & Fundraising
  • World Congress on Refractive Error, Durban South Africa 2007
    Topic: Case Study Creation of National Fundraising Event Days
  • Optometry Giving Sight Conference, San Diego USA 2005
    Topic: Building Total Fundraising

“Greg presented at the ADAPE National Conference in Adelaide,
where he delivered a presentation on 20 Keys to Marketing Your College,
so popular was the demand that we had to run a second session!”

“At the FIA National Conference in Queenland,
Greg delivered a terrific talk on Developing The Case for Support,
Greg made it highly interactive, fun and above all worthwhile.”