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The York Region Arts Council is a non-profit, charitable umbrella organization that serves to advance, promote, represent and connect the arts community across the region.

Marketing Information Session - Georgina

17 October 2018

The purpose of the session is to engage with local businesses and attractions in the tourism and hospitality industries to have a hands-on learning session around the hyper-local, local, regional and provincial marketing and promotional services that are available to help drive more customers to their business. If you ever host events for the general public, or would like to see more traffic by residents/visitors to your business – this session could be valuable for you.

During the 3 hour session attendees will hear from Experience York Region about existing as well as exciting new opportunities, town of Georgina, Central Counties Tourism, and SpaceFinder York Region. There will opportunity to ask questions and network.

Some examples of the types of businesses who could benefit are:

Art Galleries

Theatres

Local shops

Main street businesses

Restaurants, Bakeries, Dessert Shops

Coffee Shops

Bars, Brewerie, Wineries

Hotels

Festivals

Events

Municipality (Parks & Recreation, Culture, Economic Development)

Heritage Properties open to the general public

Tourist Attractions

Theme Parks

Or a unique business that would attract tourists and is not listed above

Marketing Information Session - Whitchurch-Stouffville

18 October 2018

The purpose of the session is to engage with local businesses and attractions in the tourism and hospitality industries to have a hands-on learning session around the hyper-local, local, regional and provincial marketing and promotional services that are available to help drive more customers to their business. If you ever host events for the general public, or would like to see more traffic by residents/visitors to your business – this session could be valuable for you.

During the 3 hour session attendees will hear from Experience York Region about existing as well as exciting new opportunities, town of Whitchurch-Stouffville, Central Counties Tourism, and SpaceFinder York Region. There will opportunity to ask questions and network.

Some examples of the types of businesses who could benefit are:

Art Galleries

Theatres

Local shops

Main street businesses

Restaurants, Bakeries, Dessert Shops

Coffee Shops

Bars, Brewerie, Wineries

Hotels

Festivals

Events

Municipality (Parks & Recreation, Culture, Economic Development)

Heritage Properties open to the general public

Tourist Attractions

Theme Parks

Or a unique business that would attract tourists and is not listed above

YRAC Youth Committee

02 October 2018

 

The York Region Arts Council (YRAC) is excited to announce its applications for the inaugural YRAC Youth Committee. The Youth Committee is a one-year volunteer commitment for young aspiring artists who want to discuss current issues in the art and address the needs of artists in York Region. YRAC will accept 5-10 youth who live in York Region to be part of this committee. The role of the Youth Committee will be to act as youth advocates for the arts. Committee members will be invested in developing communication skills, leadership skills, as well as developing themselves professionally.

Why you should apply:

  • Develop hands-on skills in leadership, event planning and teamwork

  • Create a platform for the youth voice to be heard in the York Region arts community

  • Make connections and be a part of a region wide network of youth leaders

  • Learn about pathways for you to discover a career in the arts and/or become creative entrepreneurs within York Region and beyond

  • Help create a dynamic York Region arts and culture scene by increasing knowledge, communication and awareness

  • Earn volunteer hours and reference letters for post-secondary applications and outside employment opportunities

 

Eligibility & Selection Criteria:

  • Must be between the ages of 16-25; if under the age of 18, parental/guardian consent must be given

  • Applicants must reside in York Region

  • Applicants must have an interest in the arts and culture industry, or be working towards a career in the arts

  • Incomplete application forms will not be accepted

  • Applicants will go through an interview process in November 2018

  • Co-Chairs & Secretar

How to Apply:

 

If you have any questions about the Youth Committee or the application, please email Deanna Galati at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

York Region Arts Council, YRAC

1310 Kerrisdale Blvd., Unit 200
Newmarket, ON. L3Y 7B3

Phone: 905-726-3278
Fax: 905-726-2788

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