Get ready to GROW!
The Audience Building Summit is designed to equip you with real-world tactics to cultivate stronger relationship with your audience, in the immediate future and the long-term. Combining the best of classroom-style with peer-to-peer learning, you will have the opportunity to select breakout sessions with action steps tailored to your specific role (executive, marketing, fundraiser, and box office), network with their peers, and hear from industry-leading experts.
Here’s what to expect:
A special keynote address from Penelope McPhee, President of The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation
Breakout sessions designed and facilitated by TRG Arts. Each breakout track is specifically tailored toward the unique role of Executives, Marketers, Fundraisers, and Box Office staff to focus on tangible action steps to build audiences from that role and align with other team members.
Networking opportunities with your arts administration peers from across the Southeastern US.
President & Director
The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation
Brief Schedule Overview
Oct. 17, 4pm-7pm
Stop by the Grand Lobby of the Springer Opera House to pick up your conference swag, itinerary, local Visitor's Bureau guide and discount information.
Oct. 17, 7pm
Join us in the beautiful Emily Woodruff Hall of the Springer Opera House for a very special Keynote Address by Penelope McPhee from The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation. Then join us in the Grand Lobby and Saloon for an Opening Night Reception.
Oct. 18, 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
8:30a - Light breakfast
9:00a - TRG Arts Session 1
12:00p - Lunch on your own
1:30p - TRG Arts Session 2
5:30p - End of Day
Oct. 19, 9:15am
"How We Did It" Success Stories & Call to Action
Join Terri Theisen from Theisen Consulting LLC and Paul Pierce, the Producing Artistic Director from the Springer Opera House for a look into how organizations are implementing these practices and a call to action.
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