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- by Julie Fossitt, Marketing Manager, Cultural Services, City of Kingston “Good marketing makes the company look smart. Great marketing makes the customer feel smart.” – Joe Chernov  It was the first time in several years that I had the...
- By Brian McCurdy Two Years ago at an Ontario Presents retreat in Brantford, we started a dialogue about the future of presenting in Canada. To borrow a well-worn concept from the computer industry, I started to develop this concept of...
- by Julie Fossitt, Marketing Manager, Cultural Services, City of Kingston Can’t get a ticket to see The Hip? You’re not alone.This week my Facebook feed was full of very angry friends from across the country who were frustrated about not being...
- by Julie Fossitt, Marketing Manager, Cultural Services, City of Kingston It is impossible to keep track of all of the latest and greatest tools that are available online. Startups come and go, and you need to invest your time and energy in the...
Each year, Ontario Presents members participate in our block booking program to develop the tours that would travel to their communities across Ontario. The tours cross many disciplines of the performing arts including contemporary dance, young...
- by Alyssa Lai, Marketing and Communications Manager, Hamilton Children’s Choir In 2016, the question isn't about whether your organization should be on social media; it is centred on how organizations can reap the benefits by being social....
- by Julie Fossitt, Marketing Manager, Cultural Services, City of Kingston It seems like the only constant item in my arts marketing career has been the annual season brochure. At the start of every calendar year, I would draft my trusty workback...
Each year, Ontario Presents members participate in the block booking process to develop the tours that would travel to their communities in Ontario. In April 2016, over 35 performing arts shows booked on behalf of 14 members of Ontario Presents are...
- by Julie Fossitt, Marketing Manager, Cultural Services, City of Kingston The Grand Theatre Presents series had its first season in 2008-2009. It coincided with the re-opening of the venue after an extensive restoration of this historic landmark...
In March, eight performing arts shows booked through Ontario Presents' tour coordination program will tour 13 communities in Ontario.  The tours cross many disciplines of the performing arts including contemporary dance, young audience,...

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