Big 12 Development Conference

Baylor University
Waco, TX

May 20-22, 2018

Baylor University is excited to welcome you to the 2018 Big 12 Development Conference, May 20-22 in Waco, Texas. This year's conference will be hosted on Baylor's campus in the recently opened Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation.  

Together we will explore fundraising in the areas of Principal and Major Gifts, Annual Fund, Planned Giving, Donor Relations, Corporate and Foundations and Research and Prospect Management Analysis.



  • Keynote Addresses 
  • Breakout Sessions 
  • Affinity Group Breakouts
  • Welcome Reception Sunday, May 20, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at Hotel Indigo
  • Attendee and Vendor Reception Monday, May 21, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. The Baylor Club, McLane Stadium
  • Opportunities to visit and connect with donors before or after the conference in the Austin and Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex 
  • Time to explore Magnolia Market and Bakery; paddle board or kayak the Brazos River; visit the Dr Pepper museum, Waco Mammoth National Monument 

Please direct any immediate questions regarding the Big 12 Development Conference to Lois Ferguson, conference manager, at