The AFP ICON 2019 App Is Here!

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It's Here! AFP ICON 2019 - Your Free Conference App for San Antonio!

No need to worry about wi-fi connections while you are roaming deep into the nooks and crannies of San Antonio’s Henry B. González Convention Center! Just download the free AFP International Conference on Fundraising app - AFP ICON 2019 (brought to you by CrowdRise by GoFundMe)- for your iPhone, iPad, Android or BlackBerry, enter your email and set up your profile, and you are set for conference! Have all the sessions, speakers, exhibitors, and more at your fingertips, and create your own personalized conference experience!

Best of all, the free AFP ICON 2019 app will perform optimally whether or not there's an Internet connection. When connected, the app downloads updates (like a schedule or room change), and also allows the user to set up a profile, connect with fellow attendees, post status updates and pictures to the activity feed and social media, and more! Once downloaded, all of the data is stored locally on the device so it's accessible even if there's no Wi-Fi!

Make the AFPeeps proud! Simply search "AFP ICON 2019" in iTunes and Google Play, or click the image (or link) below to start your free AFP ICON 2019 app experience!

Don't miss the fun—download the app and set up your profile now!

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Special thanks to CrowdRise by GoFundMe for being our AFP ICON 2019 app sponsor!

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Tech Support: If you can't get the application running on your smartphone, or have any other questions, email the application developer, DoubleDutch, at

Please note: Certain Android users may not see the AFP header logo appear on their devices, while Blackberry and other HTML5 users may find limitations with the photo upload feature.

About the AFP International Conference on Fundraising App

AFP ICON 2019 is the official interactive mobile app for the 2019 International Conference on Fundraising , March 31 - April 2, 2019, in San Antonio, Tx.! Prepare to rev up  your fundraising game!

The AFP ICON 2019 App Will Enhance Your Conference Experience and Allow You to:

  • View schedules, explore sessions, and find social events
  • Create your own personal profile and schedule, and view location and speaker information
  • Access maps and find local places
  • Check-in to sessions, meetings, keynotes, and exhibitor booths *
  • View an entire feed of the event activity, including attendee check-ins, photos, and more *
  • Play conference games, and earn points and special badges for being active on the app and at conference *
  • Connect with other attendees and expand your professional network *

How to Use the AFP ICON 2019 App:

After downloading, you will be asked to select an email to access the app. You will then receive an automatic email to the address you entered containing a password for your app account. You can keep this password and use it anytime you need to log back into the app. Or you can select a new password if you'd like by clicking the "Reset Password" button on the the login screen of the app.

Please remember this email and password, as your login is the key to unlocking all the app's personalized and interactive features, including:

  • Your Profile - First things first - set up your profile! Upload your picture, tell us a little about yourself, activate your social media information, and you are ready to go! You can access and update your profile and settings (such as allowing private messages from others wanting to connect) at any time simply by clicking your Profile image at the top of the app. This also is where you can see any badges you have earned based on your activities (see Points and Badges, below, for more information).*
  • Live Conference Feed - Keep your finger on the pulse of conference! The Live Activity Feed—your default homepage—is where you can share and follow what others are doing! Click the "compose" (paper/pen) image at top right in this section to post a message or photo, check in at a session, and share your activities on your social media sites. You can also comment on other attendees' posts, "Like" their remarks, and stay engaged throughout the event! *
  • Chat Channels! - What to know where to get the best BBQ in San Antonio? Need an exercise buddy? New and slightly overwhelmed by the whole conference thing? Looking for others from your state or chapter to meet up? Chat away on our special conference channels and ramp up your all-around ICON experience!
  • Who's on AFP ICON 2019 - When attendees access the app, they will appear in this section. See who's joining you on the app experience, and send them a private direct message (if activated on both ends) to connect! *
  • My Direct Messages - Keep tabs on all your private messages with fellow attendees in one place!
  • My Schedule - View the full education and event schedule and information, and quickly set up your personalized calendar simply by adding sessions to your agenda. You can also filter events and sessions by Education Track and Experience Level!
  • Speakers & Exhibitors - See speaker pictures and bios, and see what the conference exhibitors have to offer!
  • Handouts - Quickly access all the session PDF handouts at the conference, attached to each session!
  • #afpicon on Twitter & Social Media/AFPeeps - See a comprehensive Twitter feed of all posts using our official conference hashtag (#afpicon), and check out the special social media tutorials and offerings by the AFPeeps (#afpeeps)! *

Requires Internet connectivity

    Games, Contests & Badges (Oh My!)*

    Conference is not all work—there's plenty of play to be had in San Antonio! And the app experience is no different. Each time you access the app and take certain activities, you will earn points, whether it be posting to the live feed, checking into sessions, adding photos to the stream, commenting on other attendees' posts and check-ins, and more!

    Every action is worth different points (and these may change on a random basis)—can you figure out what earns you the most points on a particular day? See how many points you've gained and where you stand in comparison to other attendees by clicking the "App Leaderboard" link in the main menu!

    You can also earn special badges for your check-ins, posts and picture uploads! Badges are hidden until "unlocked" through completion of a certain action—and the more your do it, the more badges you may collect! To see what badges you have earned, simply go into your Profile and click About (bottom left)!

    1. The AFP Leaderboard Challenge!

    Are you the Leader of the Pack? Get ready—we will once again have The AFP Leaderboard Challenge during conference! This is a simple points accumulation game using the features of the app. The more you use it and do things such as posting to the live feed, checking into sessions, adding photos to the stream, commenting on other attendees' posts and check-ins, etc., the more points you earn. Be sure to check the "App Points Leaders" link to see the standings. You can also check out the live GameDay feed that will be up at the AFPeeps Nest to see what's happening and who's in the lead! At the end of the conference, the top 15 points-getters will be entered into a drawing for not just Cool Points, but actual Cool Prizes!

    Please Note: The AFP Leaderboard Challenge will officially begin at 8 am CST Friday (March 29) and conclude at 5:00 pm CST Tuesday (April 2)!

    What does that mean? Simply that while you may (and are encouraged to!) participate and post pictures and comments on the app leading up to (and after) that timeframe, there will be no points awarded for these actions (only initial points for setting up your app profile). The points system will be turned on at the exact "start" of the pre-conference workshops at 8 am CST Friday March 29, and be turned off at the end of conference at 5:00 pm CST on Tuesday, April 2. This is to give everyone a fighting chance to be in the Top 15!

    "BUT WAIT ... WHAT ABOUT MEEEEEE?! I actually have responsibilities at conference other than playing on the app all day, you know .... sheesh!" First—seriously? Get your priorities straight! OK, we hear you! And we know when some of you do join in and post to the Live Activity Feed or comment, people listen (eat your heart out, E.F. Hutton) and you really enhance the experience for all! So in addition to the Top 15 points-getters, the AFPeeps and AFP staff will also be selecting an additional 5 app users at the end of conference to enter into the drawing based solely on the quality of their postings and engagement with the app community. Points smoints - if you're good, you're good, and we'll notice! Power to the (more) Peep-le! We'll also be increasing the prize count to 20, so everyone in the drawing will wind up with something! Again, we will announce the Top 15 points-getters and the 5 Power Peeps once conference closes, with the drawing soon after. Winners will then be notified and announced.

    Best of luck, all!

    2. Special ACFRE Badges - ALL NEW FOR 2019!
    Yep - those big-medallion modeling ACFREs (so flashy!) will again be wandering around conference, just begging you to take a picture with them! This year, they are thinking up a twist, so stay tuned for more details as we get closer to conference!

    3. Fun Badges Announced for AFP ICON 2019!

    Trust me - they will be sooooo awesome! Just you wait and see! What?! No, of course I have them figured out and ready to go - how could you even SUGGEST I have no idea what I'm doing and way behind and haven't come up with them and ... oh, that wasn't you suggesting that - was the voices in my head. Well, so?! They will get done, and they will be REAL and SPECTACULAR - just you wait (and wait and wait) and see!

    But yep - we will have special badges ready and raring to be unlocked once conference starts. Stay tuned for the deets as we get closer to the Main Event!

    Enjoy the AFP ICON 2019 App and Have a Great Conference Experience!


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