11.00 Coffee & Tea

11.30-13.00  Policy and funding discussion

Air your views in this open forum and hear from colleagues about the arts policy and funding decisions affecting you and your organisation in 2018-2020. If you would like to address the meeting, just mail us in advance indicating the issue of concern to you and we’ll make sure you get a microphone on the day. Come along next Thursday to ensure that issues of serious concern to the performing arts community are discussed.

13.00 Lunch by Luncheonette

13.30-16.00 Venue Managers’ meeting

Stay for the Venue Managers’ meeting starting with Pádraig Naughton of Arts and Disability Ireland and Michelle Carew of Youth Theatre Ireland talking about their work with venues. These presentations will be followed by a discussion with Heather on Benchmarking as well as GDPR, Insurance, Tax and VAT updates from various experts. The meeting will conclude with an update on the Arts Council’s Review of Venues currently in progress.

This event is free for members – Please register here.