Building Bridges at Opera Europa

When we think about building bridges with our audience we often times get so caught up in the act of selling that first ticket that we miss out on the greater opportunity to engage with the patron on a deeper level. In my talk, I put forth the idea of creating a patron journey. A patron journey is a series of narrative touch points that connect the patron to organization resulting in increased engagement.

Beyond the Numbers: Engaging Your Patrons Through Patron Journeys

The Opera America Conference rolls into St. Louis, Missouri 20 - 23 June. If you have never attended a conference this is a great one to attend. I have attended many over the years and each time come away engaged, inspired and energized. Marc Scorca and his team do an incredible job with each conference experience. …

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The Most Important Questions

A video has been embedded into this blog post. While I was at INTIX in Baltimore this year I was invited to give a couple of presentations on their Inspiration Stage, a mini-forum for exchanging ideas about topics in our industry. This first presentation was about The Most Important Questions Your Organization Should be Asking. …

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