Beyond Sales & Marketing:  Loyalty & Engagement

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 companies, causes and arts & cultural organizations focused on engaging their customers and communities.

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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

Art Is As Art Does
January 17, 2017

A recent dinner conversation with friends rolled around to the question:  “What is art?” A long conversation ensued.  Someone offered up Wikipedia’s definition:  “Art is a diverse range of human ac...


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Upcoming Appearances

Peoria, AZ January 18, 2017 West Valley Arts CouncilThe New Engagement Imperative

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

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

San Jose, CA February 9, 2017 Silicon Valley CreatesMeet the Patrons™ - LIVEMore information »

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