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This document presents the highlights from the Evolve Summit 2013. Evolve is the annual event for the voluntary sector which is the largest of it's kind. The Evolve Summit had a mixture of keynote speeches (past speakers include Boris Johnson, Tony Blair, Vince Cable) and workshops. Find out more about the Evolve Conference: http://www.ncvo.org.uk/training-and-events/evolve-conference


  • 1. The Evolve Summit A mixture of keynote speeches and workshops, ending with a drinks reception. Attended by over 500 chief executives, trustees, direct ors, senior managers and volunteer managers from small, medium and large voluntary organisations.
  • 2. Evolve Dinner A networking dinner for over 350 MPs, Civil Servants, Members of the House of Lords, influential Voluntary Sector Leaders, academics and funders.
  • 3. Evolve 2013 delegate statistics 33% 24% 20% 17% 6%
  • 4. Evolve 2013 organisation statistics 56% of members had an income over 1million. Their total income exceeded 2.5 billion. Their combined expenditure was over 2.23 billion. The combined income of all organisations was over 6 billion. The combined expenditure was 5.8 billion. 72% of delegates registered a change in knowledge or understanding of the sponsors as a result of the conference.
  • 5. Evolve 2013 feedback A bustling well- organised day packed with learning and networking A well organised day, full of important and relevant content with well thought out workshops attended by many different voluntary organisations. Definitely worth a day of my time! This was my second NCVO conference. This one was easily the best and better than most I've attended in the public sector A perfect venue for profiling your own organisation and networking with like- minded, positive thinking people from the Third Sector Brita Benson, Agenda Consulting THE charity sector event, relevant to organisations large and small
  • 6. Boris Johnson Tony Blair Gordon Brown Oliver Letwin Danny Alexander Vince Cable Past Speakers
  • 7. Media coverage of Evolve 2013 In addition to NCVOs own communication channels, in 2013 the Conference received further coverage from: Charities must give political parties a narrative for the voluntary sector Charities must get the most out of crowdfunding and gaming NCVO to look at ways of improving national media coverage of sector A Labour government would focus on 'politics of wellbeing' Does the end justify the means?