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What Delegates Say About the Arts Reach Conference: 

San Francisco (October 2015)

"Thank you for such an energizing conference."
"I really enjoyed the specific, practical, technical marketing tips — I feel like I can actually go back to work and implement the things I learned."
“Loved the laid-back stress-free nature of the conference.”
“Thanks to you and your team again for putting together such an illuminating 3 days. Our team took away a lot of gold.”
 “Being able to speak with experts and have an open dialogue with peers was my favorite part.”
“The variety of topics were all relevant.”
“I learned a lot and it got my brain going in a lot of new ways!”
“Being surrounded by like-minded, theatre-loving people was great.”
“I enjoyed the in-depth discussions and presentations, especially the group exercises.”
“I had a lot of things I’m doing right reinforced!”
“The variety of sessions and breakouts was really appealing.”

Toronto (May 2015)

“The one-on-one sessions and Lunch with the Experts both provided the chance for me to ask questions specific to my goals and purpose.”
“We feel armed to go back to our team and argue the need to upgrade our system and begin to use customer data to grow our business.”
“I liked the variety of topics – there was something I was interested in with every breakout session.”
“The variety of attendees – different types of organizations, difference sizes – gave a good variety of questions and opinions/experiences at sessions.”
 “Lots of super conversations.”
“I will take ideas home that we will be able to use in an impactful way both immediately and in longer planning.”
“Very well run, great speakers with great insight, no pressure from sponsors.”
“Great session topics and the length of sessions were scheduled extremely well!”
“Great information on development strategies.”
“Speakers were very good – had the opportunity to chat with speakers during networking events.  Also really liked the space it was held in.”
“The variety of presenters and different company outlooks in terms of coming from large facilities and small facilities was great.”

Our Sponsors

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    Patron Technology’s mission is to revolutionize the arts & entertainment industry by helping our customers build stronger and more profitable relationships with their patrons. PatronManager, our CRM system, combines box office ticketing, fundraising, marketing, and staff collaboration, built entirely on the cloud-based Salesforce platform. Since launch in 2010, it has been the fastest growing platform for arts & culture organizations in the U.S. Over 600 organizations use PatronManager, primarily symphony orchestras, theatres, opera companies, dance companies, university performing arts centers, and museums. Founded in 2001, Patron Technology became the leader in e-marketing technology for arts non-profits with its first product, PatronMail.

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    Dream Warrior Group provides graceful yet technologically savvy solutions for Arts organizations. The goal-driven services focus on audience and action. As your technology advocate, we will be your ally and can manage and fully implement your online presence. Our services (ala carte or contracted) include: Web site design and development, e-marketing, e-promotion, social media management and optimization. We implement your message in a digital environment

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    Theatre Managerâ„¢ software is used at Theatres, Festivals, Arenas, Performing Arts Centers, Symphony Orchestras, Museums, Educational Institutions, Municipalities, Non-profit and For-profit organizations.

    Key functionalities:
    - Patron & Household CRM
    - Box Office & Internet Sales
    - without 3rd party fees
    - Development & Donation Management
    - Marketing - including email blasts
    - Artist, Staff & Volunteer Management
    - Financial Controls
    - Facility & Project Management

    Since 1985, our experience has been drawn from 100s of venues, with 1000s of users who use Theatre Manager softwae to track approximately 3/4 of a billion dollars in annual revenue.

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Conference Schedule

May 3, 2017: 
Morning Intensive (Program starts at 9:00 a.m.)
Lunch on Your Own
Opening Reception with one-on-ones

May 4, 2017:
Networking Reception with one-on-ones
Lunch with the Experts
Afternoon Intensive

Program and speakers subject to change.

Among other benefits, Arts Reach Members receive significant discounts on conference registration. Join NOW!