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Development Forum (Glasgow)

Arts & Business Scotland

Thursday, 13 October 2016 from 14:30 to 17:45 (BST)

Development Forum (Glasgow)

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Registration: 2:30pm | Event: 3pm-5.45pm followed by a networking reception

Development Forums provide an opportunity for participants from the cultural, public and private sector to engage and share best practice.  

Session 1

Supporting Swan Lake: Check It Scaffold Services and Scottish Ballet

John and Hilary Austin, Check It Scaffold Services
Kirsten Cockburn, Head of Marketing Communications, Scottish Ballet

Yvonne Halliday, Fundraising & Development Administrator, Scottish Ballet

We will hear their story of sponsorship, and how a donor relationship can present greater opportunities for support from a corporate perspective.

Session 2

National Theatre of Scotland – 10 Years on! – The Fundraising Story! 
What worked? What didn’t? What has changed? What has been learned? What next?

Elly Rothnie, Director of Development, National Theatre of Scotland
Stella Litchfield, Head of Development, National Theatre of Scotland

Founded in 2006, in just 10 years the National Theatre of Scotland has established itself as one of the world’s most exciting theatre companies and a major part of Scotland’s cultural landscape. We will hear about the journey to establish a National Theatre of Scotland as a fundraising organisation; their approach to Corporate, Individual, Trust Fundraising and a capital appeal as well as the challenges and opportunities of building Development income from scratch, during a 10 year period that has included a major economic downturn, the Scottish independence referendum and Brexit as well as the world-wide success of shows such as Black WatchThe James Plays and The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart.

Craig Anderson, Chief Executive, The Scottish Salmon Company

Elly and Stella will be joined by Craig Anderson, Chief Executive of The Scottish Salmon Company to talk about their recently announced sponsorship of the Scottish Schools Touring Network and what drew them to supporting the arts for the first time.


Free for Arts & Business Scotland members
£20+VAT for non-members

Includes refreshments throughout

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City Halls & Old Fruitmarket
G1 1NQ Glasgow
United Kingdom

Thursday, 13 October 2016 from 14:30 to 17:45 (BST)

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Arts & Business Scotland

Arts & Business Scotland is an independent Scottish charity. It has equivalent organisations in the other parts of the UK - Arts & Business (England - part of Business in the Community), Arts & Business Ireland and Arts & Business Cymru.

We act as a conduit between the cultural and business sectors, helping to nurture the creative, social and commercial relationships that will enrich creativity and cultural engagement across Scotland.

Our definition of ‘culture’ includes visual arts and crafts, performing arts, music, literature, museums, libraries, heritage, architecture, design and film.

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