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Arts organizations have to continuously seek people with skills, passion and experience and turn them into volunteers. With greater understanding of the dynamics between recruitment, retention and recognition and how to develop more creative,...
On February 19th and 20th, Ontario Presents organized Community Engagement in Dance workshop at the Theatre Centre in Toronto. Hosted by the Ontario Arts Council as part of Ontario Dances program, a two day workshop provided presenters,...
by Cheryl Ewing, Ontario Presents / Ontario Contact Event Manager I don’t expect that I am much different from many working in the arts whether as a professional or a volunteer – there is not enough time! So, how to squeeze in those...
IPAY-International Performing Arts for Youth Conference took place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from January 21-24, 2015.  Canadian Delegation at IPAY 2015, PA Everyday presenters had a chance to see different performances from across the...
With support from the Department of Canadian Heritage, Ontario Presents and the Atlantic Presenters Association have joined forces to present a "Webinar Series for Arts Presenters." The first webinar took place November 12th....
By Inga Petri, CMRP, President, Strategic Moves I was invited to present a webinar on the Dos and Don’ts of Research in the Arts this week by Ontario Presents and Atlantic Presenters Association. The full webinar recording...
Over forty members of the Ontario Performing Arts Presenting Network convened in Mississauga for the annual Blue Sky day. The day was hosted by OP member, The Living Arts Centre, Ron Lenyk, CEO and divided into two parts: an morning discussion of...
by Aly Boltman, Executive Director of the Community Foundation Grey Bruce (formerly Theatre Manager for Roxy Theatre, Owen Sound) April 1st, I left the world of arts presenting behind to become the Executive Director of the Community...
With support from the Department of Canadian Heritage, Ontario Presents organized a delegation of five volunteer young-audience presenters from Northern Ontario to attend Calgary International Children’s Festival, May 22 – 25, 2014. The festival...
Email is not dead! Even as other channels such as social media grow in importance, email marketing is still one of the best ways to directly reach your audience and keep them in the loop with what you’re up to.  On May 29th almost thirty...

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