Pre-Conference

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Patron Growth, 2015 Edition: An Integrated Approach to Sales, Fundraising, and Loyalty (Two Day Seminar)

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015 1:00 pm 6:00 pm $345

ROOM 11

This seminar continues on Wednesday, May 27 from 8:00 am – 12:30 pm

The American orchestra Patron Model was developed a decade ago by industry veterans David Snead and Paul Hogle in response to their epiphany that audiences are an orchestra’s economic engine while philanthropy is its primary revenue.

Now taught in collegiate settings at the undergraduate and graduate level, and seminars across America, Australia, and beyond, the Patron Growth seminar is updated for 2015 […]

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Seminar for New Executive Directors (Two Day Seminar)

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015 1:00 pm 6:00 pm $345

ROOM 12

This seminar continues on Wednesday, May 27 from 8:00 am – 12:30 pm.

You’re a new executive director, in your first couple of years on the job. Not only are you navigating your way as the new CEO, but you are asked to be proficient in virtually every area of management, from fundraising and finance to board governance and human resources –and everything in between. This seminar offers an executive-level overview of the fundamentals of orchestra management […]

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Boards on Fire!

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015 8:00 am 12:30 pm $225

ROOM 13

You need your board members to be strategic leaders, compelling ambassadors, and powerful fundraisers. Find out what obstacles are in their way, and how to remove them, in this highly interactive session. You will leave with concrete, practical solutions that don’t cost any money, and don’t require any more of your precious time […]

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Building a Culture that Values People, Place, and Purpose

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015 8:00 am 12:30 pm $225

ROOM 14

In today’s changing environment, leaders must be adaptive and strategic thinkers, balancing long-term priorities while managing day-to-day concerns. Such times require that leaders act as agents of positive change, igniting creativity and innovation in their organizations. No matter what we do to put in place the best systems and thinking available to us, it is often the human factor that brings us up short. […]

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Outcome-Based Planning and Evaluation

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015 8:00 am 12:30 pm $225

ROOM 10

Orchestras have powerful stories to tell about how their organizations and programs help to change the lives of program participants and community members. We need these stories. Rarely, however, do orchestras take the next step in creating meaningful measures of outcomes […]

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