September 2017 Print


It's an arts party, and y'all are invited!

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Booths are still available, but they're going fast. Get yours today!

Presenters - register by October 6th for the best pricing, including a discount for additional delegates (we encourage you to bring staff and/or board members)!

Quick Links:
Conference Schedule
2017 Showcases
Hotels (only $149/night!)

Plan your travel

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Boost your conference visibility with an ad in the 2017 program book!  Order deadline is September 15.
Program Ad Order Form
View the 2015 program book

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Help us spread the word about ArtsMarket by forwarding to a colleague!
Questions about the conference? Drop us a line and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.

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Fall Booking Meeting

PRESENTERS! Don't forget to also register for the Fall Booking Meeting immediately following ArtsMarket on Thursday, November 9th!

It is an opportunity to start discussing acts with your colleagues and begin block booking for the next season.

Separate registration is required; the fee is $50 and includes a light breakfast and lunch.

(Presenter members only)

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Grant Opportunities

Levitt AMP Music Series

2018 Levitt AMP [Your City] Grant Awards


The Levitt AMP [Your City] Grant Awards is an exciting matching grant program bringing the joy of free, live music to small and mid-sized towns and cities across the country. Learn more about how to win a $25K matching grant. Deadline: October 2.

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This position manages the daily operations of the Carolina Theatre box office. The ideal candidate will have proven experience in Ticketmaster ticketing (including Archtics and Host), customer service, financial reporting and staff management. Position reports to the Chief Executive Officer. Experience with nonprofit organizations and working with development offices is a plus.

The box office manager is responsible for the ticketing builds, setup, maintenance, and management of assigned live events and film programming at the Carolina Theatre.

This critical management position requires experience in building shows and maintaining records inside a Ticketmaster system; exceptional organizational and customer-service skills and the ability to work efficiently and accurately under pressure while interfacing with both staff and guests.

Core Duties:

• Build, maintain and modify events in the ticketing system at the direction of Carolina Theatre staff and booking partners, promoters, and rental clients. Work with Live Events, Marketing and promoters to create event pricing, scaling, manifest creation and schedule on-sale dates.

• Communicate with Ticketmaster, clients, and national contacts for VIP and Fan Club programs, to maintain national Ticketmaster standards and meet client expectations.

• Maintain event ticket inventory and placement of all ticket holds and comps for live events. Ensure ADA compliance for all ticketed events.

• Generate and distribute the daily ticket count report for assigned shows.

• Serve as prime contact with Ticketmaster regarding events and system maintenance, and providing on-site system administration for all aspects of Ticketmaster software and hardware. Report and follow up on any ticketing equipment repair issues.

• Prepare, process and store all Live Event financial reporting and Cinema event reporting in conjunction with the Finance and Marketing Departments.

• Assist the Development Department in providing service to Carolina Theatre donors, and processing Sustaining Memberships on a monthly basis.

• Generate show audits, method of payment forms and other post-show reports needed for show settlement and record-keeping.

• Hire, train, schedule and manage Box Office staff, including part-time staff. Complete Box Office payroll forms.

• Maintain Box Office customer service program.

• Resolve customer service issues as necessary.

• Audit tickets, complete data entry and sell tickets during business hours, events and day shifts as necessary, including on-call support every weekend for Cinema Box office.

• Responsible for box office safe and all monies inside. Complete daily deposits and monitor credit card functions.

• Other duties as assigned by CEO.


• Mastery of Ticketmaster ticketing software, specifically Archtics and Host.

• Significant experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, and ability to learn all required business systems, including any financial reporting systems.

• Must be detail-oriented, organized and able to multi-task

• Exceptional customer service, oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

• Must have flexibility in hours and days available for scheduled events, including nights and weekends.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $40,000.00 to $55,000.00 /year


UNCW is looking for a Student Center Tech Director.
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This position provides support primarily for events in Kenan Auditorium and Beckwith Recital Hall, including UNCW Presents, Seahawk Family Arts Matinees, Lumina Festival of the Arts, concerts in both venues as scheduled by the Department of Music, and a wide variety of rental events. Various campus venues may also be supported by this position given availability and appropriate resources. Events are defined as live events requiring advanced audio and or lighting expertise, performing arts/theatre knowledge and equipment knowledge. Technical Director may provide technical support of hardware, applications, operating systems, networking and rigging as related to event production. This position requires a broad understanding of a wide variety of technologies to effectively support clients’ technical needs. This position will interact with a broad range of clients requiring strong communication skills and ability to use a wide variety of technical resources for providing a high level technical support to clients. Specific responsibilities include coordinating all technical and staffing aspects of events provided by Auditorium Director for Kenan Auditorium or Beckwith Recital Hall. This position’s main function is to be the technical lead/on-site contact for live events, using their expertise to ensure the highest quality standards while ensuring the event goes according to plans and budget. Technical Director responsibilities include, but are not limited to, audio and lighting design, determining specific equipment solutions for events, recruiting, scheduling, supervising and training tech staff, providing internal consulting duties as needed on university projects, performing upkeep and maintenance on a variety of audio/visual/theatrical equipment, etc. The Technical Director shall provide both routine and non-routine in-depth support for event production, act in support of the Auditorium Director, and perform any other duties as assigned by management.


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