Culture Business Melbourne


Culture Business New York, 27-29 June 2018

It’s official, the leading international conference dedicated to fundraising in the arts is heading to the Big Apple. 200 cultural colleagues from Europe, Asia, Australia and the U.S. will gather to explore « The Art of Fundraising ». Through open discussions about our successes and failures we will tackle 4 main topics:

  • Corporate sponsorship and capital campaigns
  • Individual philanthropy and board membership
  • Business models and earned income
  • Leadership and staff development



27 June – Conference Day 1

Best Practice Training
An extra ticket must be purchased to attend. Tickets on sale soon.

28 June – Conference Day 2

Culture Business
Keynotes, panel discussions and roundtable workshops
Evening cocktail reception

29 June – Conference Day 3

Culture Business
AM: Keynotes & panel discussions
PM: Learning Safari in New York museums and galleries. Meet their development teams,  join workshops and guided tours.
Farewell drink


About Culture Business – CB

« The most specifically relevant event to arts sponsorship and philanthropy that I have been to over the course of my career. » Laura Sears, Head of Corporate Partnerships, V&A

Culture Business is the best conference for arts professionals working in fundraising.” Kim McKay AO, Director, Australian Museum

We believe inspiration can come from any organisation. Breakthroughs emerge from unconventional conversations between sectors and professions. Culture Business creates a safe zone allowing arts organisations, donors, businesses, startups and city stakeholders to shape the future of fundraising and development in the cultural sector.

Previous editions  have taken place in Paris, Madrid, Sydney and Melbourne.