My Conference: Executive Directors, Groups 5-6

Constituency Liaison: Allison Ball
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Wednesday, June 16th

Meeting 1                   


Sharing Success Stories and Ideas that Work
Peer-to-peer roundtable discussion to share success stories and ideas that have worked for your orchestra in your community.

Scott Faulkner, executive director, Reno Chamber Orchestra  

Meeting 2


Building a High Performance Board

To help boards operate at the best and highest use of their collective ability, BoardSource developed The Source: Twelve Principles of Governance that Power Exceptional Boards. This session, led by David Styers, senior governance consultant with BoardSource, provides detailed information and concrete practices that can be put in place immediately and will ensure an optimally engaged and highly effective board.

David Styers, senior governance consultant, BoardSource

Session shared with Board Members Groups 3-8, Executive Directors Groups 3-8

Thursday, June 17th

Meetings 3 & 4


Social Media – Developing an Integrated Time and Cost Efficient Strategy

This specially prepared session will help colleagues determine an integrated digital business strategy and look at cost and time effective initiatives that will not break the bank. It will include ideas that are essential for you to become even more vibrant, relevant organizations in your communities.

Margo Drakos, chief operating officer,; Vince Ford, director of new media, New York Philharmonic

Session shared with Marketing Groups 3-8 and Executive Directors Groups 7-8

Friday, June 18th

Meeting 5


Advanced Development 404: What the Development Pros Know That You (Probably) Don’t

As an Executive Director, fundraising is central to the work you do for your orchestra.  But how can you fundraise “smarter”?  Paul Hogle, recently named Vice President of Patron and Institutional Development for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, will share his expertise and share some of the tactics, hints, and tricks of the development trade that will make you smarter in the fundraising activities you already undertake.

Paul Hogle, vice president of patron and institutional development, Detroit Symphony Orchestra