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Florida Arts Panel
Janet served on a panel for the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, reviewing and evaluating 2012-2013 funding applications from small and mid-sized music organizations.

Irish Institute at Boston College
In November, 2012, Janet led a workshop for a group of arts organization leaders from Northern Ireland on the topics of marketing and audience development. The participants were part of an ongoing professional development program conducted by Boston College’s Irish Institute. This was the fourth year that Janet was invited to work with this group.

Arts & Business Council
On December 5, 2009, Janet led a workshop for Boston's Arts & Business Council on audience development and marketing for their "Business on Board" program, aimed at business people preparing to serve on arts boards. This was the tenth time Janet has taught this workshop for the A&BC.

Excellence in Teaching Award
Janet received the 2006-2007 Deveau Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching, given by Boston University's Metropolitan College. She was selected from among several hundred part-time faculty members who teach at the school and was presented with the award at commencement ceremonies on May 20, 2007.

Theater Survey
The April, 2005, issue of Boston Magazine carried an article called "Selling the Stage," about the TAMA audience survey. According to Janet, who was quoted extensively in the article, "Trying to figure out ways to make young audience members plan ahead may be fruitless. Maybe theaters should adopt different strategies and forgo the old-fashioned dependence on sending out brochures." The TAMA survey was also covered in the Boston Herald, the Phoenix, and Backstage. To download a copy of the Boston Magazine article in pdf format, click here.

In January, 2006, a consortium of seven of those companies received funding from the Massachusetts Cultural Council to conduct an unprecedented joint marketing campaign, which took place in the fall of 2006.

2002 Bell Ringer Awards
On June 4, 2002, we received a Bell Ringer Award from the Publicity Club of New England for our marketing and publicity campaign for the 2001 Boston Cyberarts Festival. We also received a Merit Award for our Boston Ballet Annual Report. This was our second Bell Ringer win: we received a Merit Award in 1999 for our marketing and publicity campaign for the 1999 Boston Cyberarts Festival.

McKinsey Panel
On October 5, 2001, Janet spoke to a group of McKinsey's Boston office consultants about career and volunteer opportunities in nonprofit organizations.


 


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