The BC Touring Council (BCTC) and the BC Music Pageant Collective (BCMFC) are happy to announce their new strategic partnership that brings each organizations collectively to assist presenters of reside performing arts and music, arts and cultural festivals in British Columbia.
The BC Music Pageant Collective emerged from a grassroots effort in response to the pandemic closures to handle a big want for the music pageant sector.
The provincial authorities has since acknowledged the group because the official trade consultant for music festivals.
In the present day there are greater than 100 festivals as a part of the Collective. Final fall, BCMFC members undertook a strategic planning course of designed in response to the query, “What’s the handiest and sustainable organizational construction for BCMFC,” as festivals emerged from the pandemic.
After a radical evaluation of choices, it was decided that the BCMFC’s choice was to affix BCTC relatively than create a brand new provincial arts service group.
A key focus of the partnership shall be to extend our influence within the sector and supply complete assist and providers to our members. They are going to do that by diversifying their funding sources, growing revenues and persevering with their robust relationships and communications with their members and provincial contacts.
They can even develop a spread of packages and providers to boost festivals in communities throughout British Columbia whereas working collectively to work as one. The partnership with the BC Music Pageant Collective is the impetus to rebrand the BC Touring Council to raised replicate the pageant sector and different venues and organizations not at the moment represented by different arts service organizations.