TAG 2017 Annual Conference
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11/6/2017 to 11/9/2017
When: 8:00 AM
Where: The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans
921 Canal St.
New Orleans, Louisiana  70112
United States

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Conference Agenda updated July 13, 2017


  Conference Program


Conference Pricing & Schedule

Early Registration
Regular Registration
July 15th–September 30th October 1st–November 1st
Member: $595 Member: $695
Non-Member: $795 Non-Member: $895

  • Monday, November 6 — Pre-conference Activities and Reception
  • Tuesday, November 7 — Opening Breakfast & Keynote plus Sessions, Networking Dinner & Exhibitor Hall
  • Wednesday, November 8 — Full day of Sessions & Exhibitor Hall
  • Thursday, November 9 — Sessions through 12:00 pm

Conference Location & Reservations

The conference will be held at The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans in New Orleans, LA. Reserve your hotel room directly with the hotel as soon as possible, as there is a limited number of rooms reserved for conference attendees. To reserve a room, call The Ritz-Carlton Reservation Center at 1-800-826-8987. Please be sure to mention the Technology Affinity Group Conference Room Block and verify the nightly rate of $229/night. Book your room online at The Ritz-Carlton

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you reserve your room with a third party like Expedia or Priceline, please contact jeff@tagtech.org with your confirmation number so TAG can keep track of your reservation. TAG has negotiated free Wi-Fi and access to the Fitness Center as part of the room block rate. If you book outside the block, you will be charged for these services.

Rooms must be reserved by Friday, October 6, 2017 to guarantee the room block rate.

Wireless internet access is complimentary in your hotel room and in the conference area. The TAG room block rate is available until October 6, 2017 or until the room block is fully committed.

Travel Information

The Ritz-Carlton is located on Canal Street near the French Quarter. The hotel is located 16 miles (30 minutes) from the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY).

Individual Registration Fees

Everyone who works at a foundation or nonprofit is welcome to register and attend the conference, whether or not they are TAG members.

  • TAG member prior to September 30: $595 (after September 30: $695)
  • Non-member prior to September 30: $795 (after September 30: $895)
  • Presenter, day of presentation only: $0
  • Presenter, attend full conference: $595

Consultants and vendors may attend the TAG conference if they meet one of the following criteria:

  • The organization is a member of TAG
  • The individual is a conference presenter
  • The organization is a conference exhibitor

Exhibitor Opportunities for Consultants & Vendors

For detailed information about exhibiting at TAG 2017, click here.

The TAG 2017 Exhibitor Package includes one conference attendee. Exhibitor rates are as follows:

  • TAG Member Exhibitor (includes a single conference attendee): $895 (non-refundable)
  • Non-member Exhibitor (includes a single conference attendee): $1,345 (non-refundable)

A maximum of 2 additional staff from each exhibitor organization may register at the following rates:

  • TAG Member before September 30: $595 per staff member (after September 30: $695 per staff member)
  • Non-member before September 30: $795 per staff member (after September 30: $895 per staff member)

Social Media

Follow TAG on Twitter at @tagtechorg, and when you tweet about the conference, use the hashtag #tagconf.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • Individual Registration Cancellation & Refund Policy:
  • Exhibitor Package Cancellation Policy:

Additional Information

If you have any questions about the conference, please contact:

Jeff Brandenburg
Manager, Conferences & Communications
Technology Affinity Group


The Technology Association of Grantmakers (TAG) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit membership organization that promotes the power of technology to advance the goals of the philanthropic sector.