Join Our Expert Chat on July 8: Consumer Sentiment & Organizer Strategy

Join us Wednesday, July 8 at 3pm Eastern / 12pm Pacific for our next expert chat. Goldstar CEO Jim McCarthy will be talking with Meghan Pressman, Managing Director and CEO of Center Theatre Group in Los Angeles, and Summer Bohnenkamp, the VP of Marketing and Programming of the David A. Straz Center in Tampa, FL. They’ll discuss different strategies for reopening venues and creating online events.

Of course, Jim will also review the latest Return Readiness Score, as determined from our ongoing survey of thousands of Goldstar subscribers.

It’s information you won’t want to miss and your chance to be a part of the conversations that will help us all shape our return strategy.

Register for the chat here.

More about our guests:

Meghan Pressman joined Center Theatre Group as Managing Director/CEO in 2019. Previously, she served as Managing Director of Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company (D.C.), Director of Development for Signature Theatre (N.Y.), and Associate Managing Director of Berkeley Rep, in addition to working at numerous other theatre and arts organizations across the country. She is the Vice-Chair of the National Board for the Theatre Communications Group (TCG).

Summer Bohnenkamp joined the Straz Center in 1997 in the ticket office, eventually joining the marketing team in 1999 and becoming senior director of marketing in 2013. Early in her career, Bohnenkamp earned a spot on the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s 30 Under 30 list and a Rising Star accolade by the St. Petersburg Times. As the Vice President of Programming and Marketing, Bohnenkamp oversees all programming at The Straz from touring Broadway to children’s shows, to theater and dance, cabaret, world music, pop acts, comedy, outdoor concerts and more – in a typical year garnering around $30 million in revenue. In marketing, Bohnenkamp has built and oversees The Straz’s in-house agency, directing marketing, promotions, media buying, graphics, digital marketing, social media, digital content curation/creation, institutional positioning, press, publications, group sales and media production teams to propel the Straz Center’s commercial and critical success as one of the nation’s largest performing arts centers. Morsani Hall, the opera and concert hall, consistently ranks among the top-ten grossing halls under 5,000 seats in the world in Billboard, Venues Now and Pollstar polls. Bohnenkamp serves as an active participant in the Broadway League Road Marketing Committee and the Performing Arts Center Consortium’s marketing group. In addition to her work on the executive team at The Straz, Bohnenkamp works as a professional director, actor and designer for the Tampa Bay area’s theater scene.

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