A call for papers has been issued by the Centre for Tourism & Cultural Change and the International Festivals and Events Association, for the conference ?Festivals and Partnerships: Policy, Management and Marketing?, which will take place in Amsterdam from March 3?5 2005. Contact Dr Philip Long by January 14. e: firstname.lastname@example.org.
A video and audio showcase of the arts in Scotland, a What?s On guide to arts events and resources for arts professionals are part of the new Scottish Arts Council website. w: http://www.scottisharts.org.uk
An online ticket sales system to help community groups has been launched by the Royal Borough of Kingston. Customers without access to the Internet can use the system to book tickets though public Internet terminals in libraries and the Tourist Information Centre. Kingston will be running demonstration days to showcase the system to other local authorities. Contact Romilly Rogers t: 020 8547 5205; e: email@example.com
A survey of the economic and cultural impact of Brighton Festival and its Fringe has revealed that the Festival contributed £20m to the economy of Brighton & Hove in 2004. 31% of attendances at the Festival were by visitors to the city.
The correct address for the new website aimed at teachers, education officers and arts organisations in Merseyside, listed in ArtsProfessional issue 87, is http://www.artszone.info