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Read Around the #SpektrixConf 2015

It’s finally here. The annual Spektrix conference is upon us. As the Spektrix team crack open the gin bottles and put the finishing touches on the Spektrix photobooth in preparation for the big day, we thought we’d give you a bit of extracurricular reading to help you make the most out of all the talks and discussions from our wonderful speakers. Here’s a list articles to read after the conference if you want to find out more.

Ben Cameron’s Keynote Speech

Meet the #SpektrixConf Keynote Speaker: Ben Cameron
He’s done a lot in his time in the arts. Learn all about our keynote speaker Ben Cameron.

Data Sharing (Whose Audience is it Anyway?)

How Should Touring Companies and Venues Collaborate on Data
Who has the right to customer data, the venue or the touring company? Find out all about data ownership from our very own CEO, Michael Nabarro.

A Case for Funding with Eibhlin Morley

Places to Find Inspiration for Your Capital Development Project
There is so much the arts can learn about fundraising from other industries. One of fundraising experts, Alice from the Spektrix Support team, gives us some great places to look to for inspiration when taking on a capital development project.

Everyone’s a Fundraiser
Have a read of our whitepaper to help you put fundraising at the heart of your organisation.

Lightning Talks

Encouraging Reattendance Part 1: Turning First-Timers Into Reattenders
It’s so important to get those first-time attenders to keep coming back to your venue. Have a read of these great tips to help make that happen.

Your Theatre’s Website Needs Work
Our Managing Director, Libby Penn, recently spoke to The Stage about websites and how you can make your organisation’s site the best it can be.

Arts Labour's Lost
We’re big data fans here at Spektrix. Have a read of Michael’s article on Arts Professional about how you could be using data to make a big impact on your organisation.

Drag Arts Ticketing Digital Age

The customer journey in the arts has changed a lot in the past few years. This article talks about the ways you could make it easier than ever for your customer to use technology to purchase tickets and connect with you.

Building Relationships that Inspire Major Giving with Laura Greenfield

What Does the Future Hold for Arts Fundraising?
Data isn’t just for learning more about customers to get them to come back to your venue. Here, Michael helps us to understand how data can support your fundraising efforts.

Making Philanthropy Pay on Both Sides
Fundraising Consultant Caroline McCormick – and former Head of Trust Fundraising at the National Theatre – shares her thoughts on legacies and major donors.

Closing Keynote from Sarah Holmes, New Wolsey Theatre

How the New Wolsey Used Data to Drive Innovation
In honour of our closing keynote speaker, Sarah Holmes from the New Wolsey Theatre in Ipswich, here’s a look at how her organisation uses data to drive amazing innovation in their approach to marketing and decision-making.

And as a bonus...

Fundraising One Click at a Time with Lyric Hammersmith
Speaking of fundraising, have a read all about the amazing fundraising efforts from this year’s Spektrix Conference hosts, the Lyric, Hammersmith!