Issue 319: Commercial partnerships

  • Commercial partnerships

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    08 Nov 2018

    As arts and cultural organisations rise to the challenges facing the sector, some are adopting new and ground-breaking templates for their relationships with business. Patrick Towell surveys the changing landscape.

    The recently published report What is resilience anyway? that Golant Media Ventures and The Audience Agency carried out for Arts Council England (ACE) unearthed several drivers for relationships between culture and business. The research began on familiar territory but ended up breaking entirely new ground in places.

    Main challenges

    When cultural respondents were asked to rank the challenges to the sector, three rose to the surface.

    Finding new sources of funding and revenue: 90... more

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