Participant Categories

Presenter | Industry A | Industry B | Artist | Supporter | Student

Voting Participants

Presenter

An organization where the designated representative, paid or unpaid, is directly responsible for cultural programming and/or facility management in post secondary institutions and community arts centres.

  • Access to Network Services & Benefits
  • Access to / participate in block booking opportunities
  • Invitation to attend annual member events, including Spring Retreat, Mid-winter Intensives and the Blue Sky Day, opportunities for networking and professional development specific to field practitioners
  • Online access to sector research / studies / information
  • Online organization and individual member profile in Ontario Presents network directory
  • Access to members’ area of the website
  • Access to members’ contacts and discussion forum
  • Vote at Annual General Meeting *

Industry A - Artist Management

An artist representative, agency, or management whose main objectives are the representation of artists to the live, performing arts, presenting field.

  • Access to Network Services
  • Invitation to attend industry events for exhibition, advertising and promotion
  • Invitation to attend annual member events, including Spring Retreat, Mid-winter Intensives and the Blue Sky Day, opportunities for networking and professional development specific to field practitioners
  • Online access to sector research / studies / information
  • Online organization and individual member profile in Ontario Presents network directory
  • Access to members’ area of the website
  • Access to members’ contacts and discussion forum
  • Vote at Annual General Meeting *

Industry B - Arts Business Consultant / Service Provider

A business whose main objective is to supply services or goods to the live, performing arts, presenting field.

  • Access to Network Services
  • Invitation to attend industry events  for exhibition, advertising and promotion
  • Invitation to attend annual member events, including Spring Retreat, Mid-winter Intensives and the Blue Sky Day, opportunities for networking and professional development specific to field practitioners
  • Online access to sector research / studies / information
  • Online organization and individual member profile in Ontario Presents network directory
  • Access to members’ area of the website
  • Access to members’ contacts and discussion forum
  • Vote at Annual General Meeting *

* Each member in good standing in the Presenter, Consortia and Industry categories shall be entitled to one vote on each question arising at any special or general meeting of the members. Each designated representative shall be duly informed of the Executive Committee’s acceptance of his/her organization’s membership.

Non-Voting Participant

Associate

An individual directly associated with a Presenter, Consortia, or Industry Member in either a volunteer or paid capacity.

  • Access to Network Services
  • Invitation to attend industry events
  • Invitation to attend annual member events, including Spring Retreat, Mid-winter Intensives and the Blue Sky Day, opportunities for networking and professional development specific to field practitioners
  • Online access to sector research / studies / information
  • Online individual member profile in Ontario Presents network directory
  • Access to members’ area of the website
  • Access to members’ contacts and discussion forum
  • Networking with peer colleagues in management functions such as marketing, ticketing/box office, technical/production, fundraising.

Artist

A self-representing artist or artistic company that is supportive of the aims and objectives of Ontario Presents.

  • Access to Network Services
  • Invitation to attend annual member events, including Spring Retreat, Mid-winter Intensives and the Blue Sky Day, opportunities for networking and professional development specific to field practitioners
  • Online access to sector research / studies / information
  • Online organization and individual member profile in Ontario Presents network directory
  • Access to members’ area of the website
  • Access to members’ contacts and discussion forum
  • Attend the Annual Spring Retreat, an opportunity for networking and professional development specific to field practitioners

Supporter

An organization or individual not defined in other categories but who is supportive of the aims and objectives of Ontario Presents.

  • Receive information on industry and member events
  • Invitation to attend annual member events, including Spring Retreat, Mid-winter Intensives and the Blue Sky Day
  • Online organization and individual member profile in Ontario Presents network directory
  • Access to members’ area of the website
  • Access to members’ contacts and discussion forum
  • Stay informed on issues affecting Ontario’s presenting communities

Student

A student attending full or part-time studies at an accredited school of higher learning.

  • Opportunity to attend network meetings
  • Online individual member profile in Ontario Presents network directory
  • Access to members’ area of the website
  • Access to members’ contacts and discussion forum
  • Online access to sector research / studies / information

 All Members also have access to Network Services.