Executive Directors
Groups 3-4

Constituency Topics

Constituency Liaison: Nick Pozek npozek@americanorchestras.org

Executive Directors Groups 3-4 are generously sponsored by LiveNote


Monday, June 3

Welcome and Introductions



How Do You Build a Thriving Organization?

  • Strategies for creating a safe and positive space

  • Organizational culture audit share-out

Speakers: Pratichi Shah, founder and CEO of Flourish Talent Management Solutions; John McCann, president, Partners in Performance; Jeff Vom Saal, executive director, Spokane Symphony



Dinner (Pay Your Own Way)


Tuesday, June 4

Bold Conversation Roundtables

  • What can we learn from each other about these complex issues?

  • Fostering collaborative negotiation

  • Championing equity, diversity, and inclusion

  • Ending sexual harassment



Empowering Your Team

  • Collaboration: How do we ensure our staff members operate cooperatively outside silos?

  • Governance: How do you get it right?

  • Activating musicians: How do you empower musicians to be advocates for your orchestra?



All-Delegate Reception


Wednesday, June 5

From Audience to Evangelists

  • Cultivating new audiences

  • Fundraising and philanthropy

  • Popular programming—what’s the right balance?

  • How do we engage young professionals?



Pick up boxed lunches



From Audience to Evangelists (Cont’d)

Name badges for this event generously provided by TALASKE l Sound Thinking.