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Louisville, Kentucky

June 19-21, 2023

A conference experience for Catholic development professionals and organizations. 


What does the conference price include?

  • 3 days of Professional Development & Networking
  • 1:1 Consultation with Petrus Consultants
  • Lunch daily, Mon - Wed
  • Tuesday Night Dinner Celebration

Can I come early or stay late?

Yes, conference rates for the hotel are available for three (3) days before and three (3) days after the event. 

How do I book my hotel room?

Click HERE to book your stay at the Omni Louisville Hotel

How much is the hotel?

Group rate is $209 a night - this price is available from June 14-24th.

The last day to book with the group rate is Friday, May 26.

What time should I plan to arrive and depart?

If you registered for Basic Training, please plan to be at the conference by 8:00am on Monday, June 19th. 

The conference will begin promptly at 10:00am on Monday, June 19th. 

The conference will close at 2:00pm on Wednesday, June 21st.

Click here to view the full conference schedule.

When does registration close?

Registration closes at 11:59pm eastern on Friday, May 26, 2023.

What happens if I have to cancel my registration?

  • Up until January 1, 2023, 100% of the registration fee is refundable.
  • January 2 to March 1, 50% of the registration fee is refundable.
  • After March 1, there will be no refunds.

Can I bring my family? 

Yes! You are welcome to bring your family. They can enjoy the amenities of the hotel and the city while you experience excellent development training.

What is the best airport to fly into?

  • Louisville Muhammad Ali International airport (SDF) is only 5 miles from the Omni Louisville Hotel in downtown Louisville.

Do I need to rent a car? How do I get to the hotel?

You have several great options. Choose what works best for you and your team!
  • You can Uber/Lyft to the hotel which is 10 minutes from the Louisville airport
  • Taxi's are also available at the airport and average around $20 per ride. 
  • A Bus (TARC 02: Downtown) is available to take you to downtown Louisville. The ride takes about 30 min and costs around $2 in cash.  
  • More transportation information can be found HERE 
  • You are welcome to rent a car, however, the entire conference will be located onsite at the Omni Louisville Hotel. There are many dining options, entertainment, and a local Catholic Cathedral within walking distance from the hotel. Self-parking at the hotel is $40/day.

What should I pack?

The weather in Kentucky in June will be warm averaging between 66 and 86 degrees. The conference dress code is business casual and the Tuesday Night Dinner is business professional. 

How can I network with other attendees coming to the conference?

Check out who's coming in our conference app - Whova! See instructions for accessing Whova below.

What is the conference schedule?

The full schedule will be in our conference app - Whova:

Get our official conference app,

Get the most out of the app and have a more productive experience!


NAVIGATE the event agenda and logistics, even without Wi-Fi or data. Access useful information like ridesharing and local attractions through the Community Board


NETWORK effectively. Plan whom to meet by exploring attendee profiles and sending out messages


PARTICIPATE in event activities through session likes, comments, ratings, live polling, tweeting, and more

For Blackberry or Windows Phone,Click here
For feature details, visit Whova

Will there be any free time during the conference?

Yes, there will be built in breaks throughout the day for organic networking and time to enjoy the amenities.

Where can I find covid-related travel information?

Refer to the Kentucky Department of Health and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for up-to-date information and guidance on COVID-19.

Have a question that's not answered here? Contact us!

We're here to help you! Contact Joelle Fitzmaurice at [email protected] with any conference questions.


RAISE23: Louisville, KY

RAISE23: The Catholic Fundraising Conference will be held at the Omni Louisville Hotel in Louisville, KY!

Hotel rates as low as $209 a night.

Family friendly.
Come early. Stay late.

Limited space available - Save Your Spot Now!

We highly recommend arriving Sunday, June 18.

Basic Training will begin promptly at 9:00am ET Monday, Jun 19 and the conference will follow promptly at 10:30am ET.

Arriving Sunday night will allow you to experience the full conference!

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