Patron Technology is leading a transformation in the arts and entertainment industry with PatronManager CRM, a completely integrated ticketing, fundraising, and marketing customer relationship management system.
Patron Manager CRM is built on the cloud-based salesforce.com platform and represents the next generation in ticketing and predictive “big data” enterprise solutions. It marries the ease of transaction processing with one of the most efficient, flexible, and intuitive reporting and analytics tools in the industry. PatronManager CRM, launched in 2010, now has over 300 signed clients and is a must-see at the National Arts Marketing, Development & Ticketing Conference. www.patrontechnology.com
Since its founding in 1995, TRG Arts has helped hundreds of arts and culture organizations grow larger sustainable patronage and revenue. The firm’s clients span North America and the industry – theater, dance, and opera companies as well as orchestras, performing arts centers, and festivals. TRG also is the largest provider of community database services in the U.S. www.trgarts.com
From basic general admission seating to complex season ticketing, Choice Ticketing Systems software is the perfect solution for almost any mid-sized entertainment organization. The Fundraising Software effortlessly tracks pledges and donations, and easily lets you know which prospects need to be contacted by phone or mail. Tracking your customer's membership level and managing renewals from year to year is simple in Choice's Membership Software. And the Volunteer Management Software allows you to track and report, with accounting accuracy, the hours and activities performed by your hard-working volunteers. www.choiceticketing.com
The Wallace Foundation is an independent, national foundation dedicated to supporting and sharing effective ideas and practices that expand learning and enrichment opportunities for children. The foundation maintains an online library of lessons at www.wallacefoundation.org about what it has learned, including knowledge from its current efforts aimed at: strengthening educational leadership to improve student achievement; helping disadvantaged students gain more time for learning through summer learning and an extended school day and year; enhancing out-of-school time opportunities; and building appreciation and demand for the arts. www.wallacefoundation.org
Founded in 1999 to connect the theater industry with a mass consumer audience, TheaterMania.com features comprehensive listings, news, reviews, interviews, video content and online ticketing for Broadway, Off-Broadway, Off-Off-Broadway and theater nationwide. TheaterMania.com provides listings and editorial coverage for over 45 markets, widely distributes free email newsletters and special offers to its subscribers. In addition, TheaterMania.com provides online marketing programs to performing arts organizations, and provides box office, telephone, and online ticketing services to clients across the nation through its proprietary ticketing system. www.ovationtix.com
ScoreBig.com enables live event fans to get great tickets for performing arts, theater, concert and sporting events – at guaranteed savings of up to 60 percent. ScoreBig.com allows people to pick their own price on seats from the orchestra to the balcony, and to always pay less than retail price. There are never any fees or shipping charges. For its partners, ScoreBig.com is an entirely new “value channel” that creates a safe environment to move unsold ticket inventory in a way that doesn’t negatively impact their brand or cannibalize full-price sales. Named one of Forbes’ 100 Most Promising Companies in America in 2011, ScoreBig.com was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif.
TicketForce offers your theatre patrons a redesigned customer-centric buying experience with event branding including video clips, social media sharing, and more on every event! A single dedicated database integrates Memberships, Donations, and all ticketing sales channels including Web, Facebook, Call Center, Walkup and your fully branded Mobile Ticketing Site.
Fully integrated with Google Analytics, you can track what’s working. TicketForce’s staff provides event management to over 1000 venues and 600 promoters, across 49 states and Canada. Combined, our management brings over 60 years of ticketing and event experience to your organization. We provide ticketing solutions with 99.95% uptime and tools for today’s and tomorrow’s generation of theatre patrons. www.ticketforce.com
Goldstar is an online company that helps arts, leisure and entertainment providers across the U.S. reach a huge new audience of young, active consumers in their area. By encouraging people to go out more—and then giving them more interesting things to do—Goldstar expands the audience for arts, sports and all kinds of live entertainment. www.goldstar.com
Since 1989, clients of Lynch2 have relied on the interactive agency to provide strategic planning, creative design, smart technical execution and thoughtful analysis on a wide variety of projects including ecommerce websites, iOS applications, banner ads and marketing promotions. Lynch2’s client list is extensive and includes all areas of the arts and business sectors. In 2011 Lynch2 introduced mail2, an integrated and full-featured email marketing solution, which is already making a great impact on the performing arts community. mail2 is a next generation email marketing solution that excels in price, features, integration and redefines the future of email marketing to your patrons. www.mail2.lynch2.com
The pioneering partner of generations of nonprofit marketing professionals and their staffs, Enertex Marketing provides peerless support of direct mail and telemarketing campaigns across the country. List brokerage, list management, merge/purge, response analysis and action-oriented research: Enertex is the source for accurate and effective sales and fundraising results. www.enertexmarketing.com
PriceWhispers enables strategic and patron-engaged pricing for progressive performing arts, sports and entertainment organizations across North America. Providing a seamlessly integrated web and social media interface (e.g. Facebook), Pricewhispers offers a new interactive mechanism for enhancing live-event ticket sales while providing a holistic picture of consumer interest levels and collective buying intent. www.pricewhispers.com
Offering individually designed telefundraising and telemarketing services to the North American arts community since 1982, Artsmarketing Services, Inc. specialties include annual fund (monthly conversion/upgrades, renewals, lapsed, reactivation, new acquisition), capital, endowment and planned giving campaigns, museum membership programs and performing arts subscription campaigns (renewals, upgrades, lapsed, reacquisition, new acquisition).
Utilizing state-of-the-art custom analytics, tailored scripting and mission-oriented professionals, AMS has raised nearly $1 billion in annual fund donations, memberships, and subscriptions from more than 3 million households over the last three decades. Our corporate campaigns have raised over $1 million while our capital campaigns have produced over $12 million. AMS planned giving campaigns have resulted in over 20,000 bequests conservatively estimated at more than $370 million. www.artsmarketing.com
For over 20 years Comnet has been providing telefundraising and telemarketing services for the non-profit community, both nationally and internationally. We continually exceed goals in our annual fund, performing arts membership, and subscription campaigns. We are unique in that we keep a watchful eye on trends, which is why we embrace integrated marketing in every campaign.
Our campaigns have numbered in the tens of thousands over the years, resulting in raising hundreds of millions of dollars. Client satisfaction is reflected in our ability to retain 94% of our client base. We consistently hear praise from our clients that our conversational and engaging style is well received by their patrons. www.comnetmarketing.com/thearts
MoGoARTS Marketing is a San Francisco based digital media agency delivering cutting edge marketing solutions for a digital world. Our customized online campaigns are designed to yield exceptional ROI’s and measurable results. MoGo’s best of breed digital media solutions enable our clients to integrate digital marketing in a way that is turnkey, yet extremely effective. MoGo has been instrumental in helping performing arts clients turn awareness into action, drive increased web traffic and boost ticket sales quickly. www.mogoartsmarketing.com
SD&A custom designs and manages telephone-based fundraising, membership, and subscription sales campaigns for nonprofit organizations across the United States. Since 1983, they have generated hundreds of millions of dollars for their clients. www.sdats.com/incEngine
Arts Consulting Group is the leading provider of hands-on interim management, executive search, fundraising & marketing consulting, facilities & program planning, and organizational development services for the arts and culture industry. With locations in New York, Washington DC, Boston, Pittsburgh, Tampa, Los Angeles, San Diego, Portland, Seattle, and Chicago, ACG consultants are also located in other communities throughout North America to best serve the needs of our clients. www.ArtsConsulting.com
BlueKey is a team of web professionals passionate about creating digital brand experiences that produce measurable results. Our suite of integrated services include web design and development, mobile apps, ecommerce, and digital marketing strategy. We arm our clients with the tools, training, and support they need to compete in an ever-changing marketplace. www.bluekeyinc.com
Established in 2006, Robert Swaney Consulting, Inc. (RSC) is a national provider of contributed revenue growth strategies and hands-on interim management for arts and cultural institutions. The firm has offices in Indiana, Georgia, Missouri and Utah, with clients across the country.
RSC is unique because we work almost exclusively with arts and cultural organizations and we therefore have a unique understanding and appreciation for the exceptional challenges facing those institutions. RSC takes an analytical approach to fundraising and fuses it with the sound principals of a relationship-based fundraising approach. Additionally, we openly share our techniques and systems with our clients because we believe that sharing the work, the ownership and the results will equip each client to continue on a growth pattern, well after RSC’s direct involvement concludes. Successfully coaching clients for long-term fundraising success is one of RSC’s driving principals.