Conference Review: SphinxConnect

In late January 2024, your correspondent attended the Sphinx Organization’s SphinxConnect in Detroit, Michigan. The conference is billed as “the largest and longest-standing convening dedicated to diversity and inclusion in classical music” and there were over a thousand people gathered in Detroit with many more viewing plenary sessions and other selected portions of the conference online. The streamed content should be available for on-demand viewing at Sphinx’s YouTube channel later this winter. This review consists solely of my own opinions and reactions to the conference. In full disclosure, I am a current member of the … Read more

Review: 2023 Nonprofit Technology Conference

In mid-April 2023, your correspondent attended NTEN’s Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) in Denver, Colorado. This was the first in-person instance of NTEN’s annual conference since 2019 (though this instance kept the hybrid option introduced in 2021). There were reportedly over 2,000 attendees across both options, with over half of us gathered for three days in Denver. This review consists solely of my own opinions and reactions to the conference. In full disclosure, I received a scholarship (following a brief application process) from NTEN to cover the cost of my conference registration fee, … Read more

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Arts Admin Conferences You Should Know About

A while back, I asked my fellow arts administrators to help compile a list of conferences that are applicable to our field. Here is the finished list! Conferences for Arts Administrators Well, perhaps it isn’t finished…if you have any conferences to add, you can still do so here. We’re on the honor system here, folks. Only edit the document for the forces of good.