International Conference "Fundraising for Arts and Cultural Organizations:
Strategies in the Changing World"
December 17 - 21, 2013
The conference is inviting fundraisers, arts managers, arts consultants, arts entrepreneurs, grant writing consultants,
producers, sponsorship managers, arts agents and talent managers working in various artistic disciplines from all over the world.
This meeting is a great opportunity to present the work to the international audience,
to meet potential collaborators and partners - casting directors, performers from different creative genres and techniques, actors, dancers, directors, choreographers, musicians; artists, authors, theatre managers, festival organizers and arts publishers from different countries.
The conference is the opportunity to gain important insights into today's best fundraising strategies for arts and cultural organizations of all sizes and scale, to open discussions about successful and effective strategies considering the challenges facing people working in this area today, to establish new contacts, to exchange experiences with colleagues from different countries and to lay the foundation for future networking and collaboration.
The conference working language is English.
You are welcome to take part in the Conference as a Presenter/Speaker or a Participant/Observer.
The conference offers a wonderful opportunity for experts in fundraising and arts management to present their information and services to the international audience. The programme is forming quickly, the number of slots is limited.
The presentation proposal should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org and should include the following documents:
• Letter of motivation stating the conference title and dates describing the purpose of application - at least in one sentence
• Detailed CV
• Brief biography - max 100 words
• Title and format of presentation
• Brief overview of presentation - max 250 words
• Head shot and additional photo materials
All documents of a presentation proposal should be sent in one email as attachments: text documents should be sent in Word format, photo materials should be sent in JPG format.
The official arrival day is December 17th from 14:00.
The day of departure is December 21st after breakfast at 9:00.
"This event aligned directly with the mission of IUGTE, in that it effectively made the bridge between continents that much smaller, and in turn, produced multicultural dialogues that enlightened and informed participants with new knowledge, both practical and perceived"
Andrew Carroll, USA
"IUGTE's conference was very well organized and operated on highly professional level, giving oppotunity to the artisting practitioners and as well as academics"
Sheila Gordon, USA
"This was a fantastic experience as I feel that in just a week I’ve learnt so much. I brought a lot of knowledge back to my country and I’ll make sure to use it in the best way possible"
Anthea Xuereb, Malta
"This shared enthusiasm for creativity and collaboration created a congenial atmosphere, facilitating an open exchange of ideas, new friendships and paving the way for future research and development of collaborative productions. Some of my new found colleagues and I discussed joint ventures even before leaving the conference"
Amy Drake, USA
"I thoroughly enjoyed the experience and feel I gain a huge insight into other areas of dance, performing arts and experience. I feel I developed both as an individual and as a member of my company, and have made some invaluable contacts along the way. I was very inspired by the diversity of people who attended"
Rebecca Price, UK
"The opportunities to be a part of international conference was really grateful choice for demonstrate different techniques in acting. For me as a teacher was this practical training the best chance to get together theory and practice".
Katarina Misikova, Slovakia
"This experience was very precious, and not only artistically but also with regards to relationships with the other participants. Finding yourself in front of so many people coming from different backgrounds and with different artistic experiences helps to see theatre as a realty which is always changing and creating new expressive channels"
Giuseppe Perez, Italy
"The Conference provided me with a new understanding of different training programs in different aspects of theatre and performance from all over the world. The other wonderful part about the conference that went beyond my expectations was the people I met from all over the world, all of them brilliant artists"
Anya Gibian, USA