Communications & Audiences - Returning in 2019 , date TBC

Communications & Audiences

This conference last took place on Thursday 22 November 2018, it will return in 2019 - dates TBC

INFORMATION ABOUT the event in 2018

A thriving theatre industry relies on engaged audiences. 
Join your communications and audience development peers to discuss fresh approaches to developing new connections and nurturing valued relationships.

From working with influencers to everyday crisis management, we will focus on current issues and practical solutions to building audiences and strengthening your organisations reputation.

Suitable for press, marketing, digital, audience development and communications professionals who would like to extend their knowledge, gain expertise and develop their network. 

A free drinks reception will take place at Rose Street following the conference.  

Download the Programme here. 

Download the Delegate List here.

Sessions include:

  • Developing Audiences Through Digital
  • What Content Works?
  • What’s New in Social Media for Theatre? 
  • The Everyday of Crisis Management 
  • Audiences: Meet People Where they are
  • The Future is… Influencers

Chaired by Lauren Clancy, Executive Director, Bush Theatre 

Keynote from Bridget Minamore, Writer, Poet & Critic

Contributors include: 

  • Tobi Kyeremateng, Black Ticket Project
  • Emma Cahusac, BBC Arts Commissioning Editor
  • Natasha Tripney, Reviews Editor, The Stage
  • Lucy Basaba, Theatre Full Stop
  • Owen Hopkin, Director of Audience Insight & Innovation, Arts Council England
  • Marshall Manson, Partner, Brunswick Group LLP 
  • Micha Frazer-Carroll, Gal-Dem
  • Ruth Puckering, Hull Truck Theatre
  • John Drake, Social Media Manager, SOLT
  •  Justine Themen, Belgrade Theatre 
  • Hannah Gagen, Advocacy Manager, SOLT/UK Theatre

More speakers to be announced

  • Press, marketing, digital, audience development and communications professionals who would like to extend their knowledge, gain expertise and develop their network. 

£180+VAT Non-Members
£140+VAT, UK Theatre & SOLT Members (after 11/10/18), ITC, FST, ABO and ABTT Members
£100+VAT, UK Theatre & SOLT Members if booked before 11 October 2018

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+44 (0)20 7557 6700

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