Help OFN Spread the Word: 2022 OFN Conference!

Ashley Austin

We’re back — for the first time in three years, the largest annual CDFI industry convening is in person! And for the first time ever, it’s SOLD OUT!

From October 18–21, CDFI practitioners, funders, and investors, as well as policymakers and other industry stakeholders, will gather for the 2022 OFN Conference in New York City to learn, share, and network. 

This is where you come in! Help make this year’s event the best one yet by spreading the word about the #2022OFNConf with your network. Share a Facebook post with a friend, tweet a teammate, share a video about “what invest in change means to you,” or forward this page to a friend!

We’ve created the following materials to help you promote your participation in the 2022 OFN Conference, and share your support for the largest event for learning, networking, and collaboration in the CDFI industry.  


Things to note:

  • Simply copying and pasting posts will not tag OFN. Please manually tag using our platform handles.  
  • Facebook and LinkedIn requires manual tag entry, so you will need to type @ofn.org and @Opportunity Finance Network, respectively, in order to tag OFN in your post.  

2022 OFN Conference Overview 

Use the following language on your organization’s website, in emails, and more. 

It’s back! For the first time in three years, the annual OFN Conference is in person — this year in New York City. From October 18-21, CDFI practitioners, funders, and investors, as well as policymakers and other industry stakeholders, will gather at the New York Hilton Midtown for the largest convening in the CDFI industry. 

This year’s theme — Invest in Change — is a call to action for attendees and others working to provide economic opportunity for all. It also defines the work CDFIs and our partners do every day.   

The conference offers thought-provoking plenaries and distinguished keynote speakers, 70+ educational and inspiring breakout sessions, opportunities to connect with peers, and seven CDFI-led tours highlighting CDFI impact in New York City.   

Learn more and register now! 


Swag Store

Order your limited edition #2022OFNConf swag! A portion of proceeds benefits this year’s Justice Award grantee, to be announced during the conference. Visit the 2022 OFN Conference store.


Social media  

Create original content using our sample copy and graphics below or share OFN’s social media posts.  

Suggested Copy 

General 

  • Investing in change has never been more important. And this year at the 2022 OFN Conference in New York City, we’ll discuss why we need continued investment in CDFIs. #InvestInChange #2022OFNConf www.ofnconference.org
  • From October 18-21, #CDFI practitioners, funders, investors, policymakers, and other industry stakeholders will gather for learning, sharing, and networking. Are you ready to #InvestInChange? Join in on the conversation using #2022OFNConf! www.ofnconference.org
  • The time is now to #InvestInChange. Learn more. www.ofnconference.org

Speakers 

  • I’m beyond excited to speak to the CDFI industry about <XXX> at the 2022 OFN Conference in New York City. Who’s joining me? #2022OFNConf #InvestInChange www.ofnconference.org
  • I’m honored to have been selected to speak at the SOLD OUT 2022 OFN Conference: Invest in Change in New York City. Be sure to check out #2022OFNConf #InvestInChange to join the conversation. www.ofnconference.org
  • Looking forward to speaking about <session topic> at the 2022 OFN Conference: Invest in Change in New York City. Engage in critical discussions about why we need ongoing investment in CDFIs using #2022OFNConf and #InvestInChange. www.ofnconference.org

OFN Member CDFIs 

  • <Insert your CDFI name> invests in change by providing <insert services provided> to <insert types of clients> in <insert service area>. We look forward to joining the SOLD OUT #2022OFNConf #InvestInChange #ImpactInvesting www.ofnconference.org
  • CDFIs invest in change. We’re proud to be a #CDFI and OFN member serving <insert type of clients> in <insert region>. How are you investing in change? #InvestInChange #ImpactInvesting www.ofnconference.org

Sponsors 

  • #CDFIs move capital where it’s needed most for small businesses, affordable homes, critical community services, and more. We’re proud to sponsor the #CDFI industry’s largest gathering the #2022OFNConf #InvestInChange www.ofnconference.org
  • We’re thrilled to support the SOLD OUT 2022 OFN Conference: Invest in Change on October 18-21 in New York City! We know the critical role CDFIs play in promoting economic justice and opportunity — and their importance continues to grow. #2022OFNConf #InvestInChange www.ofnconference.org
  • We’re a proud sponsor of the #2022OFNConf! This is the largest CDFI industry gathering of the year, and a fantastic opportunity for those fighting for social, economic, and racial justice to come together and hear how the industry is investing in change! www.ofnconference.org

Links 

Hashtags 

Use the following hashtags and OFN handles in your social media posts so you can join our conversation and we can amplify your support:  

  • #2022OFNConf 
  • #InvestInChange  
  • #ImpactInvesting  
  • #CDFIs 
  • #CDFI 

OFN handles to tag 

  • Twitter: @OppFinance  
  • Facebook: @ofn.org  
  • LinkedIn: @Opportunity Finance Network  
  • Instagram: @oppfinance  

Graphics

Download this zip file with graphics to use in your social media posts and other communications. For special speaker, sponsor, or student graphics please contact Ashley Austin aaustin@ofn.org.

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