2018 Summer Conference

Engage in networking and learning opportunities at the 2018 Summer Conference designed for Goodwill® retail, marketing, loss prevention, safety, information technology, finance, business services and resource development professionals.

During the conference, participants can earn valuable CPE credits in accounting and specialized knowledge fields of study. For detailed information, see the listing of CPE-eligible sessions in the program. Additionally, conference attendees will be eligible to earn up to 39 continuing education units (CEUs) toward their Loss Prevention Foundation LPC Recertification.

We will also celebrate the 2017 performance achievements of our donated goods retail, sustainability, marketing, business services/ commercial contracts, loss prevention and safety colleagues at this annual awards reception.

5 Great Reasons You Should Attend

1. Meet Experts and Influencers Face to Face
Research has shown that relationships forged in person tend to begin and remain strong, so by attending this conference, participants will have the opportunity to develop durable and long-lasting peer networks across the membership. 

2. Break Out of Your Comfort Zone
Participate in an important emergency disaster response and recovery session to learn how to put the right tactics in place to manage crises.

3. Learn New Concepts and Tactics
Participate in multiple Goodwill member-led sessions. What better way to learn new concepts than from your own peers? 

4. Engagement Opportunities
Great chances to network, exercise during Goodwill Fit: Yoga and Cardio, celebrate at the Awards Reception, connect during Member Marketplace LIVE, and tour Goodwill Central Texas.

5. Devote Time to Your Professional Growth
You are worth it! There's always more to learn and new ways to develop. Attending this conference is not only an investment in yourself, but also an investment in your career and even your Goodwill organization.

Need help gaining your supervisor's approval? Fill out this form to help guide the conversation.

Your Conference Experience

  • Participate in a pre-conference workshop to jump start your experience.
  • Join your colleagues at the Welcome Reception & Member Showcase.
  • Visit the Goodwill Central Texas tour sites! Click here to learn more.

  • Energize your morning with Goodwill Fit: yoga & cardio classes!

  • Create and build meaningful relationships during the networking activities, such as the Member Concierge conversations. This unique experience will allow Goodwill members to talk one-on-one with subject matter experts while learning about various services and resources available to you and your Goodwill. Sign up for these engaging conversations with GII team members here.


Scholarship Opportunity

This scholarship application is now closed.
Thanks to all that applied and congratulations to the Awardees!

Goodwill Industries International, Inc. Sponsors

We appreciate all of the sponsors that help make this event possible. To learn more about each sponsor, click on each logo to be directed to its website.

Innovation & Sustainability Uniforms, Janitorial & Fire Protection

Fleet Management & Supply Management 

HR Consulting 

Real Estate Development & Advice
Fleet Management & Supply Management 
Banking & Finance  Merchant Services


   Salvage Management   

Talent Management & Training
Recruitment Management
Gaylords & Recycling

Car Donation Programs
Salvage Management
HR & Risk Management
Solar Energy Consulting

Retail Point of Sale

Recycling Equipment
Brand Marketing

Merchant Services

Software Development Salvage Management
 Retail Data Analytics  Workforce Technology Sleep Products   Merchant Processing
 Executive Search Exeuctive Search Retail Operations  Real Estate Consulting

Summer Conference Event  Sponsors