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    Arts & Event


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  • What We Do

    A Full Menu of Opportunities to Learn


    Join us for monthly sessions to learn the basics and latest trends facing marketing professionals and volunteers



    Engage with Colleagues during Full and Half Day Sessions for Interactive Learning at Workshops and Conferences


    Sharpen your skills and build your toolkit with One-on-One and Group Training to address your challenges and expand your own skill set whether you are a marketing professional or volunteer.

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  • Who We Are

    Aspire Arts & Events Marketing

    Sean King


    Sean has worked with non-profit arts marketing organizations and promoting events for the past 25 years. Still active working with numerous clients, he brings his real world experience to provide effective and innovative solutions and training to challenges facing arts organizations, event promoters and entrepreneurs across the nation. Contact Sean.

    Bryan Tuk

    Associate Consultant

    Bryan is a practicing attorney and social entrepreneur. Bryan’s legal practice is focused on arts & entertainment law, business & banking law and nonprofit organizations. As an arts entrepreneur, Bryan is the Founder and CEO of Performing Arts Live!, a Pennsylvania non-profit, 501c3 organization dedicated to creating and supporting live performance opportunities for jazz artists. Bryan hosts a podcast, Creative Confidential, which invites listeners into conversations with filmmakers, artists, musicians and non-profit CEOs about their professional and

    artistic journeys, their influences and the challenges they have faced along the way.

    Bryan is an Adjunct Professor at Cedar Crest College, where he lectures about innovation and entrepreneurship.


    Arts & Events Marketing Blog

    Thoughts, Ideas and Conversations at the Intersection of Arts, Events  & Marketing

    Follow along with our ongoing conversation featuring deep thoughts, big concepts and small nuisances we encounter in our everyday world front of house, back stage and everywhere else this crazy world takes us!

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  • What Others Say

    The organizations and individuals that have worked with us

    Michigan Festivals and Events Association

    Sue Bila, Executive Director

    "Thanks so much for sharing your knowledge and expertise with our attendees during your workshop presentations. We have received great reviews and special notes to 'bring Sean King back!'"

    IFEA Annual Conference

    Cumulative Audience Feedback

    • Great overview with enough detail to implement learning, not so much that it was overwhelming.  

    • Great session.

    • Excellent content and very easy to follow.  Great speaker.

    • Reiterated points heard before, brought to light new resources.

    • Great presentation.

    • Great ideas.

    • Very informative and relevant - kept it interesting.

    • Lots of good information.

    • Very relevant session.

  • Click to Download the 2017 ISFA/INAF Convention Session Materials Here

    Thank you for joining us in Indianapolis. Download the materials by clicking each link:

    The Marketing Trends A-Z: 2017 Edition Session

    The Sponsorship Activation Session