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Take a Look at the 2019 Spektrix Events Roundup

A big part of supporting you to make the most of Spektrix is putting on events that will help you come up with new ideas to take back to your organisation and overcome challenges. Everything we do is designed to make organisations more resilient and support you in building your futures. That’s why as a Spektrix organisation, you get events as part of the service, in exactly the same way as you get training and support, strategic projects, upgrades, custom reports and more.
 
Whether you’re someone who wants to get to grips with the system better or someone who leads teams and wants to change how your organisation or how the sector does things, there’s an event for you – from seminars that dive deeper into key sector issues to workshops that provide practical advice. At every one of our events, you’ll be able to make connections with others, hear from experts on topics relevant to you, contribute your ideas to the community and meet us, the Spektrix team. Opportunities for learning and discussion don’t stop at our own events though. We also attend, speak at and sponsor events by our partners in the sector throughout the year so you’ll find a list of all those events too.

All our events are designed and tailored with Spektrix organisations in mind. If you're a partner organisation, sector body or simply an organisation that would like to get involved, please get in touch.  

Spektrix Workshops

Workshops are practical sessions for box office, marketing and fundraising teams that aim to promote best practice, strategies and processes through addressing common questions. This year we’ll be covering themes such as access ticketing, audience development, strategic fundraising, engagement and more.

Who is it for? Everyday users of the system who need actionable insights they can take away and apply to their Spektrix system. Open to anyone who feels they would benefit and uses the system regularly.
How do I book? We’ll email all Spektrix users when booking opens. Be quick as places book up fast.
When and where is it? This year, our spring workshops are happening in May and will be hosted in Edinburgh, Sheffield, Wolverhampton, London, Bristol and Ely.* The workshops will then be repeated during December to ensure as many of you are able to attend as possible. Keep an eye on your inbox for more details.

*Locations subject to change

Spektrix Roundtables

Roundtables bring together advanced users of Spektrix to openly and collaboratively discuss ideas with the goal of sharing knowledge across the community.

Who is it for? Advanced users of Spektrix, by which we mean, experienced Spektrix users who are ready to tackle more advanced applications of the system. Places will be limited to one representative per organisation.
How do I book? Please email hello@spektrix.com if you think a roundtable is right for you and you would like to take part.    
When and where is it? 

June  
Belfast: Making the most of your data
London: Acting as an agent

August
Exeter: Making the most of your data

October
London: theme TBC
Manchester: theme TBC

December
Derby: Making the most of your data

Seminars by Spektrix

We’re working closely with other industry experts to develop seminars covering some of the biggest issues in the sector right now. On Wednesday 10th of April we’re teaming up with the AMA to deliver Rethinking Strategic Planning - In a Day, a day event where you will explore how to make strategic planning part of your day to day. 
 
Who is it for? Our seminars will tackle a range of themes, so we'll open invites to those in your organisation who would most benefit from the content. 
How do I book? If a seminar is right for your role, we’ll invite you to book via email.
Where and when is it? They will take place regularly across the year around the UK and Ireland.

The Spektrix Conference
Friday 15th November, London

After taking some time off in 2017 to rethink The Spektrix Conference, we were delighted at its return in 2018. Exploring the theme of Leading for Change, the day was packed full of workshops, roundtables and networking. We’ve now turned our attention to 2019 and can’t wait for this year's conference. All the details will be announced soon but you can expect a packed programme full of engaging keynotes, thoughtful insights and best practice from across the Spektrix community. The Spektrix Conference will take place over one day and we’ll invite senior team members to take inspiration from leaders in and outside the sector, hear about experiences from across the Spektrix community and meet with their peers.

Who is it for? Mid to senior level managers. 
How do I book? Details on how to book will be released soon. 
Where and when is it? Friday 15th November 2019, London.

Spektrix Socials

We regularly host social events to bring Spektrix users together to share great ideas and best practice - alongside having a gin or two. Keep an eye on our website and your inbox as we'll be announcing some new socials soon. 

Who is it for? Everyone.
How do I book? Bookings announced in advance.
Where and when is it? Periodically across the UK and Ireland. 

Where else you’ll find Spektrix this year

We sponsor, speak at and attend events throughout the year in order to listen to the sector, catch up with the community, share our learnings and hear about yours. So, as well as running our own events, here are some other places where you might bump into us. We’ll update this list throughout the year and keep you posted on where we’re going via Twitter so check back soon.

Places Matter Conference
Thursday 28th March, Galway
We'll be attending the Places Matter Conference, hosted by the Arts Council and local government where we'll be exploring how we build inclusion in the arts based on the principles of inclusivity and equality.   

Spektrix Webinar for Web Developers
Friday 29th March
Let your web developers know about our very first webinar aimed at web developers and agencies. We'll be exploring features and functionality relevant to websites, helping with integration requirements and sharing best practice and tips.

AMA in a day workshop – Rethinking Planning
Wednesday 10th April, London
We’re collaborating with the Arts Marketing Association to co-produce a 1-day workshop around the theme of rethinking planning. 
 
UK Theatre Box Office Conference
Thursday 9th May, London
The forum for those working in box office, ticketing and marketing to hear and share the latest industry developments and practices.
 
Spektrix Spring Workshops 2019
May
The Spektrix Spring workshops are back and will be visiting Edinburgh, Sheffield, Wolverhampton, London, Bristol and Ely. This year we’ll be covering themes such as access ticketing, audience development, strategic fundraising, engagement and more. These workshops are designed for the everyday Spektrix user in box office, marketing and fundraising teams.

Spektrix Roundtable: Making the most of your data
June, Belfast 
The second Spektrix Roundtable of the year will bring together a group of advanced Spektrix users to collaborate around the theme of making the most of your data – this time in Belfast.

Spektrix Roundtable: Acting as an agent
June, London
The third Spektrix Roundtable of the year will bring together a group of advanced Spektrix users to collaborate around the theme of acting as an agent – this time in London.
 
UK Theatre & Touring Symposium
Monday 17th June, London
An industry conference for the theatre sector to come together to discuss and tackle shared issues, leading to real and practical change.
 
Arts Marketing Association Conference
Tuesday 9th – Thursday 11th July, Newcastle
This year’s AMA conference will explore what it means to connect and explore deeper relationships with audiences. We'll also be hosting our much-loved Spektrix Ginterval. After a day of inspiring talks and sessions, what better way to get together with your peers and discuss what you’ve learnt over a hard-earned gin or two?
 
Spektrix Roundtable: Making the most of your data
August, Exeter
The fourth Spektrix Roundtable of the year will bring together a group of advanced Spektrix users to collaborate around the theme of making the most of your data – this time in Exeter.
 
Spektrix Roundtable: Theme TBC
October, Manchester and London
The fifth Spektrix Roundtable of the year will happen in Manchester and London.
 
UK Theatre Awards
Sunday 27th October, London
The UK Theatre Awards are the only nationwide awards to honour and celebrate outstanding achievements in regional theatre throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
 
UK Theatre Business Resilience Conference
Thursday 7th November, London
This conference will help you understand how to build resilience into your business model via funding and finance by providing you with practical ideas and support.
 
The Spektrix Conference
Friday 15th November, London
The Spektrix Conference is back for 2019 and this year will be hosted in London. Expect exceptional keynotes, workshops, learning, networking and more. Keep an eye on your inbox for instructions on how to attend.
 
UK Theatre Communications and Audiences Conference
Wednesday 20th November, London
A thriving theatre industry relies on engaged audiences. Come together to discuss fresh approaches to developing new connections and nurturing valued relationships.
 
Spektrix Winter Workshops 2019
December
The Spektrix Winter workshops are a repeat of the workshops delivered in May for those who may have missed out. This time we’ll be visiting venues in the North, South, Midlands and Ireland. We’ll be covering themes such as access ticketing, audience development, strategic fundraising, engagement and more. These workshops are designed for the everyday Spektrix user in box office, marketing and fundraising teams.

Spektrix Roundtable: Making the most of your data
December, Derby
The sixth Spektrix Roundtable of the year will bring together a group of advanced Spektrix users to collaborate around the theme of making the most of your data – this time in Derby. 
 

 

PAST EVENTS

Creative Industries fourth anniversary celebrations
Monday 25th February, London

Spektrix Roundtable: Making the most of your data
Wednesday 27th February, Spektrix Manchester office

Institute of Fundraising Cultural Sector Networking Conference
Tuesday 12th March, London

Ticketing Professionals Conference 2019
Wednesday 20th – Friday 22nd March, Birmingham