Your reports Find reports International touring: looking for some good advice International touring: looking for some good advice Convener(s): Gemma Paintin Participants: Gemma, Matt, Tom and some others Summary of discussion, conclusions and/or recommendations: The venue should pay for all costs You could pay the costs then invoice them with receipts Money to be found in coproductions with different venues Go to the IETM incognito! Use BC rates but break the costs down Its not a problem to show the same show all over one country- premiere is not so important Local BC offices can help with arranging a tour, as can the first venue, cuts their travel costs In France: Office Nationale de Diffusion Artistique Some keys festivals to visit, to see work and meet promoters: Dublin, Under the Radar, Kunsten, FTA in Montreal, Push in Vancouver, festivals in Graz, Bogota, Rio, Buenas Ares, Avignon, Barcelona, Salamanca, APAM in Australia Propose a package of shows to a venue! Don’t need to have your own technician if tech is simple Its about a personal relationship with promoters, don’t cold call them. Invite people to your shows Have a nice, clear pitch ready and appropriate marketing materials that reflect your work Could just be the manner in which you give the flyer that counts- charming There’s eu funding available for tours to more than one country- hard to apply for? Use e-marketing, facebook, twitter. THERE IS NO SUBSTITUTE FOR A FACE TO FACE MEETING!!!