2016 Tri-State Presenters Summer Conference

Dubuque, Iowa
Monday, June 20, 2016



2016 CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
UNIVERSITY OF DUBUQUE

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Monday, June 20
1:00 p.m.     CONFERENCE CHECK-IN BEGINS
2:00 p.m.     WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS
2:30 p.m.     PRESENTATION: Re-Emerging in the Face of Adversity: 
                    Speaker – Chuck Swanson, Executive Director, University of Iowa 
                    Hancher Auditorium
3:30 p.m.     SNACK BREAK
3:45 p.m.     PRESENTATION: State of NAPAMA Address
                    Speaker – David Wannen, President, NAPAMA (National Association of 
                    Performing Arts Managers & Agents)
4:45 p.m.     Depart Heritage / Hotel Julien Check-in
5:30 p.m.     DINNER & POSSIBLE SHOWCASE: National Mississippi River Museum & 
                    Aquarium (outdoor patio as weather permits) Buffet-style featuring these 
                    entrées: Roast Beef and Salmon Fillet.
8:00 p.m.     JURIED SHOWCASE PERFORMANCES (Babka Theatre, Heritage Center)
9:30 p.m.     OPTIONAL SOCIAL: Hotel Julien Riverboat Lounge (cash bar available)

Tuesday, June 21
8:30 a.m.     CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST & CONFERENCE CHECK-IN
9:00 a.m.     PANEL DISCUSSION: Dynamic Trio of Presenter, Artist, and Agent/Manager
                    Facilitator - Laurel Canan, President, Center Productions, Inc. & 
                    Treasurer, NAPAMA
10:15 a.m.   COFFEE BREAK
10:30 a.m.   PANEL PRESENTATION: Community Revitalization and the Role of the Arts 
                    and Creativity Facilitator - Anne Katz, Executive Director, Arts Wisconsin 
                    (panelists representing IA, IL, WI)
11:30 a.m.   COFFEE BREAK
11:45 a.m.   PRESENTATION: Introduction to International Performing Arts for Youth 
                    (IPAY)      Speaker - Ray Gargano, Overture Center Director of Programming 
                    & President, IPAY Board of Directors
12:15 p.m.   MEXICAN BUFFET LUNCHEON & SHOWCASE PERFORMANCE
1:30 p.m.     PRESENTATION: The Edifice Cycle: Examining the Four North American 
                    Performance Building Booms, and Anticipating a Fifth
                    Speaker - Jim O’Connell - Assistant Professor/Arts Management Coordinator, 
                    UW-Stevens Point
2:30 p.m.     SNACK BREAK & GUIDED HERITAGE CENTER TOURS
3:15 p.m.     TRAVEL TO DOWNTOWN DUBUQUE
3:30 p.m.     TOURS OF DUBUQUE’S HISTORIC VENUES: Grand Opera House & Five 
                    Flags Theatre
5:00 p.m.     BREAK
6:00 p.m.     Hotel Julien PLATED DINNER (plus possible showcase): Rosemary Chicken 
                    OR Pork Tenderloin
7:00 p.m.     DISCOVER DUBUQUE TROLLEY RIDE
8:00 p.m.     JURIED SHOWCASE PERFORMANCES (John & Alice Butler Hall, 
                    Heritage Center)
9:30 p.m.     Complimentary Beer/Wine & Cheese “Night Cap” RECEPTION

Wednesday, June 22
8:30 a.m.     CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST & CONFERENCE CHECK-IN
9:00 a.m.     PRESENTATION: Maximizing the Value of Your Ticketing System
                    Speaker – Steve Garcia, Director of Customer Success, SeatAdvisor
10:00 a.m.   COFFEE BREAK
10:15 a.m.   ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS:  Popular topics chosen from the following…..
                    * Children’s/Family Programming
                    * Effective Governance (board development, advisory board models, etc.)
                    * Work/Life Balance for Arts Administrators
                    * Maximizing the Value of Your Ticketing System (continued from prior 
                        presentation)
                    * Challenges of Presenting Broadway (or theater/dance – larger production 
                        requirements)
                    * Issues Unique to Small Presenters (little to no paid staff)
                    * Issues Unique to independent, historic venues
                    * Issues Unique to college/university-based PAC’s
                    * Capital fundraising campaigns, building renovations/expansion
                    * Community Partnerships – collaborating with local non-profits to create 
                        dynamic/positive community outcomes
                    * Operations Management (Volunteers, Tech, Front-of-House)
                    * Social Media/ Digital Marketing Management
                    * Leveraging local arts scene in our venues; integration of local arts with 
                        touring acts
                    * The Art of Booking and Making the Most of Your Investment
11:00 a.m.   COFFEE BREAK
11:15 a.m.   ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS:  Various Topics to be Chosen from Above.
12:00 p.m.   BOX SANDWICH LUNCH & SHOWCASE PERFORMANCE
1:00 p.m.     NETWORK BUSINESS MEETINGS (IA, IL, WI – separate meeting rooms)
2:00 p.m.     ADJOURN

 

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