Last year, our chapter sent three member to the Net Impact national conference in Atlanta, Georgia. This year, we are hoping to support more members interested in attending the annual Net Impact conference. Below we have complied resources for funding, lodging, registration, and suggested flights. We would love to see more University of Michigan Net Impact members at this year's conference!

Feel free to reach out for more information & support!



Who: Local Net Impact chapters and impactful leaders like yourself! 

What: Net Impact 2018 Annual Conference "Outside the Lines"

When: Thursday, October 25 - Saturday, October 27

Where: Phoenix Convention Center. Phoenix, Arizona 

Why: Connect with inspired attendees & learn about how you can make a difference in emerging fields like corporate sustainability, social entrepreneurship, impact investing, and more! 

Lodging                                                                                                Net Impact National offers some discounted rates on hotels featured on their website. However, if enough people are interested, we would love to rent an Airbnb together to cut down on costs. Please contact or if interested! 

BBA Council awards funding for qualified BBA students. Linked is the requirements and funding forms. 

Flights                                                                                              Flights departing from DTW to PHX currently range from $255 to $330. According to various different websites, the best time to buy domestic flights are about 2 months in advance and on Tuesdays & Wednesdays. Not sure how true this is, but keep this is in mind when buying! 

Registration (Open until October 24)

Opening Special: 40% off  UNTIL JUNE 24 


Testimonials from NI17 Conference "Path to Purpose"

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At the conference, I had the opportunity to attend workshops that involved cross-sector panelists from business, local governments, social entrepreneurships, nonprofits, foundations, and NGOs. One workshop involved a case study of coordinating operations between a business and nonprofit to fill the gap between food waste and food access.
— Christina Ridella
“My favorite part of the Net Impact conference was getting to meet lots of experts and peers working in the fields I’m passionate about. I went to an Impact Investing panel and was super fascinated by one panelist, but the line to talk to him was super long, so I left disappointed. An hour later, he happened to sit in the seat next to mine at a pitch competition. We talked about our lives and backgrounds, his company, and the city of Atlanta for the next 30 minutes. Those kinds of informal run-ins with super cool potential employers and mentors happened all 3 days.”
— Charlene Franke