AMS Planning & Research (AMS) was hired in May 2012 to prepare the Business Case for the Edmonton Performing Arts Center (EPAC), which is one of three components in the proposed Edmonton -- Downtown Academic and Cultural Campus (E-DACC). E-DACC will also include facilities for the University of Alberta Department of Music and the Department of Art and Design, as well as commercial office and retail space.
AMS brought new focus and strategy to a bold vision for the performing arts in Las Vegas. Through community surveys, audience analysis, and leadership/stakeholder planning, our team set the stage for the Center's successful opening in March 2012.
How can a city bring new life and new investment to an existing venue? That's what the Village of Pinecrest asked AMS as they considered the next steps for a 500-seat space in a public park.
The City of New York Department of Cultural Affairs and Afrikan Poetry Theatre asked AMS to help create a new business plan that would guide the organization beyond the renovation of its facility.
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation (MAAF) engaged AMS Planning & Research to assist in the development of a strategic plan. We helped provide a shared understanding of the state of the arts in the Mid-Atlantic region, and frame priorities for future investment. And we helped the board update their vision and mission in response.
Purchase College asked AMS to assist in a strategic planning process to better integrate the Performing Arts Center (PAC) and the Neuberger Museum of Art (NMA) into the academic life of the college
AMS led a public process to define a vision and recommend options for the future of the End of the Oregon Trail site and Interpretive Center. Working with a 15-member community task force and city staff, AMS helped the city set criteria for ''success,'' articulate a community vision for the Center, and establish criteria for evaluating potential programs at the site.
AMS Planning & Research was engaged by the Corporation of the City of Mississauga to analyze and make recommendations on the future role and identity of the Living Arts Centre and Meadowvale Theatre within the context of the new Culture Master Plan.
Asia Society Texas Center engaged AMS to develop a business plan in preparation for it's move into a dramatic new facility. An outgrowth of AMS's original 2006 feasibility study and operating plan, the business plan is designed to enable the organization to realize a sustainable business model over the transition period and beyond the grand opening.
In March 2007, AMS was engaged by the Charleston Symphony Orchestra to assist with the development of a strategic plan. A Joint Committee for the Future, composed of four Board members and four musicians, was developed to work on...
The International Association of Assembly Managers (IAAM) is the world's largest professional association dedicated to issues relevant to the management of public assembly facilities. The association's members manage amphitheaters, arenas, auditoriums, convention centers/exhibit halls, performing arts venues, stadiums and university...