When May 17, 2018 at 11:30am 5 hrs 30 mins
Where Eccles Theater (Regent Street Black Box, enter from east side of Eccles Theater via Regent Street) 144 Regent St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111, United States

Join UCA and Utah Division of Arts & Museums for the first Annual Meeting of marketing staff working at cultural organizations and businesses! We have revamped our professional development offerings and have replaced our Culture Bytes panels with half day conferences. Our new training format also serves as an annual meeting for various jobs in the cultural sector. This incldues both nonprofit cultural organziations and for-profit businesses and sole proprietorships. Registration includes lunch!


11:30am // Registration opens & networking
12pm // Keynote Luncheon -- "pARTnership Movement"* by Jessica Stern (Americans for the Arts)
1pm // Networking
1:30pm // Marketing Trends -- Love Communications: MARK STEVENETT, Vice President & Group Account Director and JONATHAN SMITHGALL, Director, Digital Marketing
1:30pm (concurrent session // Policymaking discussion with UCA
2:30pm // New Trends in Social Media, PPC, and Google Grants -- Michelle Church & Team (Utah Digital Services)
3:30pm // Speed-dating with the Press (see list below for RSVPs)
4:30pm // Networking

Thank you to Utah Division of Arts & Museums for co-sponsoring this meeting and partnering with UCA to bring Jessica to UT and thank you to Eccles Theatre for hosting this conference in their beautiful building!



Thank you to Number 6 and Showgear for their financial and in-kind sponsorships of this meeting!



Registration includes lunch. Please contact [email protected] if you have an special dietary needs, restrictions, or allergies.

The morning session is the Annual Meeting for Senior Management. Special pricing is available for attending both meetings. The luncheon is part of both annual meetings. Details for Senior Management Annual Meeting: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-annual-meeting-executive-directors-senior-management-at-cultural-organizations-tickets-44818314786

Directions: We will be in the black box of Eccles Theatre. Enter this from REGENT STREET which is on the east side of Eccles Theatre, one street east from Main Street. The entrance is in the south east corner of the building.

Parking: We recommend parking at City Creek. 2 hours free!

*pARTnership Movement - demonstrates how arts partnerships help businesses enhance the critical thinking and creative skills of their workforce. It also prepares arts organizations to partner with businesses in new and innovative ways. Learn more: https://www.americansforthearts.org/by-program/promotion-and-recognition/visibility-campaigns/partnership-movement

Our first five annual meeting deep dives will include: Executive Directors & Senior Management (May 17), Marketing (May 17), Education (July), Fundraising (Sept 13), and Diversity & Inclusion (Fall). Stay tuned for more details!


$50.00 USD · Purchase tickets