The Arts Council of Indianapolis will host a national forum on sharing best practices and innovations that develop and engage next generation (20-40 year old) art patrons 15 and 16 October at various venues in Indy. The complete schedule is here.
This year's presentations include:
"Selling Pixie Dust to New Generations" by Faron Kelley, Director of Marketing for Disney Parks; "Uncharitable: How Restraints on Nonprofits Undermine Their Potential" by Dan Pallotta, "Best Practice sessions: Hands-on Web 2.0 and Social Media breakout sessions" with Sarah "Intellagirl" Robbins, Joshua Ligenfelter, Director of Marketing at Clowes Memorial Hall of Butler University; Marti, Lead Arts Consultant and 2EO of Next Generation Consulting; Mark Newman, Vice President of Marketing & Communications, The Indianapolis Symphony, and Katie Fox, Program Director, Arts Education, S.C. Artists' Ventures Initiative, South Carolina Arts Commission; "Building Next-Gen Audiences Through Intentional Design" by Rebecca Ryan.
Registration information is here. The cost is $229 per person.