2009 TCG National Conference - Exhibitors




EXHIBITORS


TCG is pleased to present the 2009 National Conference Vendor Fair, an unparalleled opportunity to find out about the latest offerings in ticketing, software, management services, insurance, design and much more.


 



Arts Consulting Group

1601 Hi Point Street

Los Angeles, CA 90035

TEL: (323) 936-0626

FAX: (323) 936-1196



Attendee: Bruce Thibodeau, President; Lee Kappelman, Vice President; Susan Trapnell, Senior Consultant



Arts Consulting Group is the leading provider of hands-on interim management, executive search, fundraising & marketing consulting, program & facilities planning, and organizational development services for the arts and culture industry. The firm has offices in New York, Los Angeles, Washington DC, San Francisco, Boston, San Diego, Seattle, and Austin with consultants located across the country to best serve the needs of our clients.





Choice Ticketing Systems

1200 28th Street, Suite 305

Boulder, CO 80303

TEL: (203)245-9374

FAX: (203)245-9186



Attendee: Robert Friend, Vice President, Sales & Marketing



Choice Ticketing Systems: The Power of Intelligence. Getting it done! Increasing ticket sales, patron contributions and sponsorship dollars to effectively meet revenue goals and maximize profitability – the ongoing challenge! Creatively managing priceless patron data to increase sales and contributions requires a system that is easy-to-use, powerful and can provide global access to your customer base. Enter Choice Ticketing Systems – a proven, enterprise-wide, integrated entertainment technology software package. Choice provides a high-end integrated Ticketing, Fundraising, Membership and Volunteer Management solution with a real-time, fully integrated “private label” internet ticketing and contributions module. Visit Choice and discover how our intelligent and affordable sales, marketing and fundraising solution can make a difference for your theatre operation.





Easy-Ware Corporation

2000 N. Lincoln Park West, #614

Chicago, IL 60614

TEL: 866-379-5813

FAX: 773 442-0410



Attendee: Charlie Frankel, President



Founded in 2001, Easy-Ware sells Total Info, an affordable software solution that is full-featured, easy-to-learn and use. Total Info has everything you need and more: complete box office management and ticketing including online ticket and subscription sales, comprehensive fundraising management including capital campaigns, pledges, major gifts, events management, auctions with checkout, as well as grant application tracking and class/camp registration. Includes contact management, e-mail marketing, form letters, invoicing, custom reports, mailing labels and more. Fully-integrated credit card processing, optional wealth screening from Wealth-Engine, and our interface to QuickBooks save you considerable time and money. With no extra charges for additional modules or users - plus free upgrades, Total Info has an extremely low life time cost. Stop by our booth and also see a demonstration of our two new companion products: Concessions Info (a Point of Sale solution for your gift shop) and Literary Info (to track the development of new plays).








Fisher Dachs Associates

22 West 19th Street, 6th Floor

New York, NY 10011

TEL: (212)691-3020

FAX: (212)633-1644



Attendees: Joanna Baymiller, Minister of Propoganda; Joshua Dachs, Principal



“Fisher Dachs Associates (FDA) is one of the world's leading theatre planning and design consultants. Projects include new theatres in Washington, D.C. for the Shakespeare Theatre Company and Arena Stage; a new three-theatre complex for The Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis; and replacing the former Broadway theatre known as Henry Miller's Theatre with a new building that incorporates historic elements of the original. The firm has long been recognized for its role in helping to plan, design, or renovate some of the most significant and most imaginative performing arts spaces in North America.”





KlearSky

1423 W Argyle Street, Suite 2N

Chicago, IL 60640

TEL: 630.480.0782

FAX: 866.461.0976



Attendee: Ivan Medanic, President



KlearSky, founded in 2004, is a consulting and software development company uniquely positioned to provide superior products and services to organizations in the arts and entertainment industry. KlearSky offers consulting services including database management outsourcing, project management and web strategy. KS Limelight, developed by KlearSky, is a state-of-the-art production and artist management software application. The focus of KS Limelight is to improve and modernize a theatre without hampering the artistic process, product or vision. Modules such as artist management, production planning, casting, contracting, and literary enable a theatre to work efficiently by centralizing key information into a single source database.





Patron Technology

850 Seventh Avenue, Suite 801

New York, NY 10019

TEL: (212) 271-4328 x116

FAX: (212) 271-4327



Attendee: Lily Traub, Senior Account Executive



Patron Technology is an online marketing software and consulting company serving the arts and culture industry, service associations, and other nonprofit organizations with cutting-edge technology and e-marketing expertise.





The Pricing Institute

55 Sylvan Lane

Weston, MA 02493 USA

TEL: (781) 330-9967



Attendees: Steven Roth, President



The pricing instituteinstitute a joint venture between U.S. and UK-based arts marketing experts, uses proprietary pricing analysis methodology to help arts organizations develop pricing strategies that maximize income and occupancy. The principals of The Pricing Institute are: Steven Roth, a Boston-based arts marketing consultant; Alan S. Brown, principal of leading US consultancy

practice WolfBrown and UK-based consultancy practice Baker Richards Consulting. Together they have worked on pricing strategies for over 150 arts organizations worldwide, including the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Huntington Theatre Company, the Philadelphia Live Arts Festival, the National Theatre in London, Glyndebourne Festival Opera (UK) and the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (New Zealand).





Schuler Shook

Chicago: Robert Shook, Partner: TEL: (312)944-823

Minneapolis: Michael DiBlasi, Partner: TEL: (612)339-5958

Dallas: Jack Hagler, Principal: TEL: (214)747-8300



Attendees: Robert Shook, ASTC; Michael DeBlasi, Partner



Schuler Shook provides full theatre consulting services from feasibility studies to theatre planning to systems turn-on. Our continuing experience as professional theatrical designers keeps us current on all aspects of technology available to theatrical production, and it keeps us in contact with the leading creative forces in the industry. Our portfolio includes professional and academic facilities that range from 200-seat intimate drama theatres to 3,000-seat opera houses to 10,000-seat music theatres.








TALASKE

1033 South Boulevard

Suite 101

Oak Park, IL 60302

TEL: (708) 524-2800

FAX: (708)524-2818



Attendee: Gregory Miller, Acoustician



TALASKE acoustics, audio & video consultants serve the performing arts, with a focus on the needs of primary-use repertory theatres. Since 1988, founder Richard Talaske and his experienced staff have completed dozens of successful drama theatres: Sidney Harman Hall in Washington D.C. and The Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis are recent examples. We have achieved our status as the nation’s premiere acoustician for repertory theatres through understanding the essence of live theatre design and being an advocate for the accommodation of the intangible qualities that make live theatre special.





Target Resource Group

90 South Cascade Avenue , Suite 510

Colorado Springs , CO 80903

TEL: (719) 686-0165



TRG is a data-driven consulting and database services company with clients throughout North America. . Since its founding in 1995, TRG has helped arts and culture organizations of all genres grow larger sustainable patronage and revenue. . In TRG’s Data Lab, the ongoing study of patron transactions has helped organization and the industry better understand arts consumerbehavior and market demand.





Taylar Development

735 N. Water St., Ste. 550

Milwaukee, WI 53202

TEL: 414.270.7080

FAX: 414.270.9870



ATTENDEE: Paul Larson, President



TAYLAR partners solely with performing arts organizations to provide turn key telefunding and subscription sales services. Our permanent staff of impassioned arts advocates provides the most professional representation for your campaigns. Additionally,
TAYLAR stands apart in its attentiveness to our clients’ campaign and our controlled cost structure. No one can beat our revenue and cost results.








Tessitura Software


P.O. Box 670245

Dallas, TX 75367-0245

TEL: (214) 265-1908

FAX: (214)567-9314



Attendee: Brian Feldman, Client Development Manager



Tessitura Software ® is an enterprise-wide, fully integrated constituent management software system for non-profit arts and cultural organizations. Using a single database of information, the system empowers the user organization to handle all ticketing and membership transactions, record, track and manage all contacts with its constituents, conduct highly targeted and cost-efficient marketing and fund raising appeals, and provide detailed and flexible performance reports. Besides seamlessly providing efficient ticketing and development department operations, internet transaction capabilities and integrated email deployment services, a key benefit of the system is its ability for relationship managers to have a full view of each constituent—their history, preferences and all contacts with the institution. Nearly 300 non-profit arts and cultural organizations in six countries utilize Tessitura Software.







TheaterMania

915 Broadway, Suite 1406

New York, NY 10010

TEL: 212-352-0255



Attendeesttendees: Victoria Gettler, Account Executive; Darren Sussman, President



Founded in 1999 to connect the theatre industry with a mass consumer audience, TheaterheaterMania.comcom features comprehensive
listings, news, reviews, interviews, videos and online ticketing for Broadway, Off-Broadway, Off-Off-Broadway and theatres in over 50 markets nationwide. . TheaterMania.com provides online marketing and promotional services to the entertainment
industry, and widely distributes email newsletters and special offers to over 500,000 subscribers and 1,000,000 members. . In addition, through its proprietary ticketing system, OvationTix, the company provides box office, telephone and online ticketing services and patron management technology to performing arts organizations across the United States.








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