October 9-13, 2017
Ridgecrest, North Carolina

Come learn and connect with your peers at our annual Developing Excellence Forum.



There is no better place to hone your relief and development knowledge than at a gathering of your peers! This year's Forum will feature four summits and pre/post events you don't want to miss.



The Forum is one of the best places to meet and network with hundreds of relief and development professionals. Over 80 organizations will be represented. All that is missing is you!


This year's Developing Excellence Forum is being held in beautiful Ridgecrest, North Carolina, in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains. Join us for a restful time in the fall!

Summits this year will include:

  • WASH
  • Issues and Trends
  • Disaster Response
  • Mobilization
  • Reaching Refugees

Intensives will include:

  • Gifts in Kind
  • Research and Spiritual Metrics
  • Security

For more information check out the Forum website!