My Conference: Executive Directors, Groups 7-8

Constituency Liaison: Rebecca Vierhaus
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Wednesday, June 16th            

Meeting 1

1:30pm-2:30pm   

Welcome
   
Join your colleagues, John Driscoll, chair of Groups 7 & 8 (Advisory C), and his fellow officers, for our opening constituent meeting at this year’s conference.  Our discussion will focus on getting to know each other’s orchestras and sharing your most successful projects from the current season.

R. Andrew Clark, executive director, Texarkana Symphony Orchestra; John Driscoll, executive director, Missoula Symphony Orchestra; Jamie Steinemann, executive director, The Firelands Symphony Orchestra            

Meeting 2

2:30pm-3:30pm  

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 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 3-6

Thursday, June 17th

Meetings 3 & 4

10:45am-12:45pm   

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, InstantEncore.com; Vince Ford, director of new media, New York Philharmonic

Session shared with Marketing Groups 3-8 and Executive Directors Groups 5-6

Groups 7-8 Managers will dine together at restaurant TBA

Friday, June 18th

Meeting 5

(Extended)       
12:15pm-2:45pm   

Marketing Strategies (TBA)
   
Possible speaker to help us with the newest marketing strategies and techniques.  Lunch will be served during this extended meeting.

R. Andrew Clark, executive director, Texarkana Symphony Orchestra; John Driscoll, executive director, Missoula Symphony Orchestra; Jamie Steinemann, executive director, The Firelands Symphony Orchestra