The BC Touring Council (BCTC) and the BC Music Competition Collective (BCMFC) are happy to announce their new strategic partnership that brings each organizations collectively to help reside performing arts presenters and music, arts and cultural festivals in British Columbia.
The BC Music Competition Collective sprang from a grassroots effort in response to the pandemic shutdowns to fulfill a major want for the music pageant sector.
The provincial authorities has since acknowledged the group because the official business consultant for music festivals.
Right this moment, there are over 100 festivals as a part of the Collective. Final fall, BCMFC’s membership undertook a strategic planning course of designed to reply, “What’s the only and sustainable organizational construction for BCMFC,” as festivals emerged from the pandemic.
After an intensive evaluate of choices, it was decided that the popular plan of action for the BCMFC was to affix BCTC as a substitute of forming a brand new provincial arts service group.
A key focus of the partnership shall be to widen our impression throughout the sector and ship prolonged help and providers to our members. They are going to do that by diversifying their sources of funding, rising earned income and persevering with their robust relationships and communication with their members and provincial contacts.
They may also develop a variety of packages and providers to boost festivals in communities throughout British Columbia as they be a part of collectively to work as one. Coming along with the BC Music Competition Collective supplies the impetus to re-brand the BC Touring Council to raised mirror the pageant sector and different venues and organizations not at the moment represented by every other Arts Service Organizations.