Leveraging Investment - Breakout 1
9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. — The Development Plan - What It Is and Why You Need One
Workshop Description: Development Plans are often overlooked in most nonprofit organizations, making fundraising a reactive, rather than, proactive, element in the organization. This session will provide participants with the nuts and bolts of a comprehensive Development Plan for your organization – giving you the tools and the confidence to be successful moving forward.
Presenters: Julie Richard, Maine Arts Commission; Larry Rubinstein, ArtsEngageME
Leveraging Investment - Breakout 2
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. — Corporate Sponsorships: How to Get and Keep Them - A Canadian Model
Workshop Description: Join Brittany Cathcart of Business for the Arts in Toronto, CA, and Julie Hopkins of the Riverview Arts Centre in Moncton, CA as they describe a unique model for getting -- and keeping -- corporate sponsorships.
Presenters: Brittney Cathcart, Business for the Arts; Julie Hopkins, Riverview Arts Centre
Leveraging Investment - Breakout 3
2:15 p.m.-3:15 p.m. — Five Steps to Healthier Working Capital
Workshop Description: Has your organization ever been cash-strapped? NCAR’s analysis shows that working capital hovers at precariously low levels for the majority of cultural organizations. Get the latest data insights and recommendations for putting in place the discipline and practices that help ensure financial health for a long time to come.
Presenters: Zannie Voss, National Center for Arts Research
Leveraging Investment - Breakout 4
3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. — Understanding Intellectual Property and Copyright
Workshop Description: Understanding how to protect your intellectual property can be just as difficult as creating in the first place. This session will offer an overview on the existence, ownership, protection and exploitation of patent, trademark, copyright, and other intellectual property rights. Join law professionals from Eaton Peabody as they discuss contemporary intellectual property issues, offer suggestions of best practices, and answer specific questions from attendees.
Presenters: Alfred Frawley, Eaton Peabody; Jon Huntington, Eaton Peabody; Adria Larose, Eaton Peabody