Gathering Encore Leaders

Encore convenings connect individual and organization leaders to build networks, learn from one another, and take joint action to bring the movement to more locations, sectors and institutions. Leaders come together at national, regional, network and program-specific gatherings.

Encore Summit

250 leaders gathered to mark’s 20th anniversary, learn from one another and plan next steps for the movement.

New England Convening

Nearly 150 leaders convened in Boston to generate ideas and actions for mobilizing encore talent throughout New England, and to be part of the first-ever Encore Prize Pitch contest.

Portland OR Convening

100 encore leaders and activists came together for a day to create a future for Greater Portland that embraces the voices, time and talents of experience.


500 U.S. and global leaders met in San Francisco, bringing perspectives from media, nonprofits, philanthropy, government, faith groups, higher education, business and youth-serving organizations.


400 encore leaders gathered in Tempe, Arizona, connecting Greater Phoenix innovators with activists from across the United States.

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