The South Carolina Arts Commission has again partnered with the University of South Carolina’s College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management to offer Making Money II: A Seminar for the Non-Profit Arts and Entertainment Industry – Linking Marketing and Audience Development to Making Money. Making Money takes place May 15, 2015, from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at USC’s Capstone Conference Center in Columbia. Early-bird registration is $79 and increases to $99 on April 1.
Featured speakers include Donna Walker-Kuhne (pictured above, left), president of Walker International Communications Group, Inc., and Armen Shaomian (pictured above, right), assistant professor, Department of Sport and Entertainment Management at the University of South Carolina.
Acknowledged as the nation’s foremost expert in audience development by the Arts & Business Council, Walker-Kuhne has devoted her professional career to increasing access to the arts. She has raised more than $14 million in earned income promoting the arts to multicultural communities. She is currently vice president for Community Engagement at New Jersey Performing Arts Center and works to develop and deepen relationships with targeted communities through partnerships, special events and group sales.
Dr. Shaomian has an extensive background in performing arts, education and project management consulting. He is the founder and CEO of Armenize, Inc., an arts consulting agency specializing in nonprofit arts management and foundational strategies. His prior work includes programs manager/associate producer for the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts (NFAA) and its signature YoungArts program.
Space is limited – find out more and register today!