Convention Workshops

The Providers' Council's 45th Annual Convention & Expo offers a wide array of useful workshops for human service professionals at all levels of your agency.

The Providers’ Council welcomes a workshop presentation proposal from you or your staff for our 45th Annual Convention & Expo: Speak Up For Equity. This event is the largest of its kind in New England, with nearly 1,200 people from nonprofit human services providers, businesses and state agencies expected to attend. The convention will be held on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at the Marriott Copley Place Hotel in Boston.

Convention workshops are 90 minutes long and are generally attended by 20 to 100 convention participants from across all agency positions. The convention provides wide exposure to the human service community. Workshops are featured in our registration brochure, on our website and in the convention program book.

Convention presenters receive complimentary admittance to the day’s entire program, including meals. We reimburse presenters’ fees for copying workshop materials up to $30. Please note that laptops and projectors are available to presenters for a fee. We cannot guarantee a minimum or maximum number of attendees in any workshop.

How to Respond

If you would like to share your professional knowledge and skills, please complete the online proposal form or complete and return the Presentation Proposal form by Friday, June 12, 2020. All information requested on the Presentation Proposal form is needed for CEU applications and for convention registration materials.

Selection Criteria

Proposals will be judged on how well they meet the following criteria:

  • Clear and concise workshop description
  • Three well-defined, measurable objectives for the workshop
  • Workshop strongly relates to human service providers’ interests
  • Experience and credentials of presenters related to the workshop topic
  • Presenter’s knowledge of human service providers
  • Relevance of the topic, as determined by our Education and Convention committee

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to call Eliza Adams at 508.598.9700 or email We look forward to reviewing your submission.

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