Beyond Sales & Marketing:  Engaging Audiences

Is your business ready to transform mere buyers into a vibrant, diverse and dedicated community of supporters eager to join you on a meaningful journey?  That’s your audience!

Audience Avenue LLC provides speaking and consulting services to arts & cultural organizations, non-profit causes and all sorts businesses that care about attracting, sustaining, cultivating, diversifying and engaging customers in innovative ways.

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What They’re Saying

  • For some, arts marketing is a career. For Matt Lehrman, it’s a calling. His enthusiasm is genuine and infectious.

    “Best Cheerleader for the Arts,” Arizona Republic, March, 2011

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  • …It wasn't just useful in terms of entrepreneurship and what makes a business successful, I was also able to apply it to many aspects of my studies, personal interests, relationships with others, and personal goals and aspirations.

    college student, business major

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  • Certainly inspires me to take new risks and reminds me, “I work in a creative industry, I should get more creative!

    arts organization executive director

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  • One of the greatest challenges is overcoming the trap of doing things safely and the “right” way. Matt encourages attendees to embrace creative and innovative solutions to our problems.

    managing director, theatre company

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  • Took a complex topic and broke it down to layman’s terms. Took misconceptions and stood them on their ear. A refreshing way to look at a problem and use new tools to find the answer.

    arts organization manager

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Matt Lehrman’s Blog:
Audience Wanted

75 Days to Decide: Is Your Organization Part of the Solution – or Part of the Problem
November 11, 2016

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Upcoming Appearances

asc-logo-cfa Charlotte, NC December 8, 2016 Arts & Science CouncilOpportunity Everywhere™ WorkshopMore information »

asc-logo-cfa Charlotte, NC December 8, 2016 Arts & Science CouncilAudiences Everywhere™ WorkshopMore information »

iabc-phx Phoenix January 18, 2017 IABC - International Association of Business Communicators How to Grow an AudienceMore information »

SVCreates logo San Jose, CA February 9, 2017 Silicon Valley CreatesAudience 2020™: An Arts & Culture FuturecastMore information »

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