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A New Adventure

Birmingham, 14-15 July 2022

Supplying the tools to help you on your journey

Our AMA Conference 2022 exhibitors have the products and know-how to help you navigate your organisation to success.

Take some time in-between sessions to have a chat and discover the the possibilities they can unlock for you.

Meet our exhibitors

Activity Stream logo

Activity Stream is a business insight and marketing platform developed exclusively for, and with, the events industry. We make data work for you!  

The platform mirrors the way the best marketers work, so you can effortlessly contribute to your venue’s growth. Analysing sales and interactions, the solution makes it easy to create audiences and smoothly transfer them to the email editor and other channels. Using templates, campaigns can be executed in minutes and then evaluated with deep recipient insights and tools for re-engagement.  

Some of our clients include, Wembley AO Arena, The Shubert Organization, Barbican, Nimax Theatres, and Roskilde Festival.

Visit them at Conference to:

  • Understand — Follow your sales and campaigns in real-time, to see what sells, who is buying, and what campaigns are driving sales, so you know what to focus on.   
  • Identify — Advanced profiling of all customers that allows you to pinpoint the right audience for each event and create targeted campaigns. 
  • Activate Set up targeted email and social campaigns in minutes, and get amazing interaction analytics tied back to the customer to make your events more successful and enjoyable.
crowdEngage logo

Performing arts venues use crowdEngage to create a brilliant audience experience with messaging, mobile ticketing and seamless preordering for food, drinks, merchandise and more. We integrate with systems like Spektrix, Tessitura, Ticketsolve, and Nliven, and hospitality point of sale systems too. 

We work with theatres, festivals, arts organisations, and attractions across the UK and in the USA, from Shakespeare’s Globe and Nederlander Theatres, to Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre and the Bridge Theatre.

 Watch the case study to see how we’re working to unify messaging, ticketing and bar ordering for audiences at London’s Opera Holland Park.

Visit them at Conference to:

  • Find new ideas for creating a brilliant audience experience.    
  • Get a sneak peek of what we’re working on next.  
  • Have a chat — we’re a friendly bunch! 

Please note: Activity Stream and crowEngage have recently come together. You can find out more at Conference.

After Digital Logo

Based in Glasgow, Scotland, After Digital operates all over the globe. It’s no secret that we have a soft spot for the arts and culture industry. But, we’re proud to work across industries and sectors; partnering with some of the biggest names in the arts and culture sector, utilities, and e-commerce to transform their digital presence. 

Our experienced team of designers, developers, marketers, and strategists work tirelessly in partnership with our clients to discover and empower their organisations with a variety of digital disciplines; be it UX and UI design, web development, marketing, or digital transformation. 

Visit them at Conference to:

  • Take advantage of our deep specialist knowledge from working with some of the world’s top arts and culture organisations. From award-winning booking experiences through to complex integrations, we understand how critical digital is to modern organisations.   
  • Hear more about Skyway. Our alternative ticketing product is built for the modern web and will help you bridge the gap between your existing CRM and the web.  
  • Find out how to make the most of your digital marketing. Our campaigns are borne out of intelligent insights which drive ROI — from social media to SEO, everything we do is built around your KPIs. Our goal is to make your business more money.

Cog Design Logo

Cog is a digital design agency, working exclusively in culture and heritage since 1991. We’re innovative, creative, straight-talking and always a joy to work with.

We help arts organisations inspire their audiences through engaging, intelligent branding and websites that ease interactions, demand attention and prompt action. Accessibility, inclusivity and sustainability runs through all our work.

Aligning ourselves to this year’s conference theme, we’ll be providing travel guides to help you plot and plan your perfect website project.

Visit them at Conference to:

  • Discuss the key staging posts in developing the perfect website.      
  • Chat about travelling light and creating a more sustainable website.
  • Get tips on free and low-cost tools to help you navigate your way.

Digital Culture Network Logo

Arts Council England’s Digital Culture Network provides practical, on the ground help to develop the digital skills of the arts and culture sector. We offer one-to-one support to all organisations who are eligible for Arts Council England funding, as well as events, webinars and an online resource bank which are accessible to everyone. Our Tech Champions have specialist backgrounds in a range of digital specialisms, including data analytics, search engine marketing and digital strategy. 

Visit them at Conference to:

  • Discuss your organisation’s digital ambitions. 
  • Tap into the Tech Champion’s digital expertise. 
  • Learn how the Digital Culture Network can support you further! 

PatronBase logo

PatronBase provides software, innovation and expertise to manage and run events. 

We go beyond ticketing, providing a flexible and holistic range of software with the expertise to help you make the most of it, to help you build and sustain your audience. 

Our products can be found from event marketing and ticketing through membership and venue management to loyalty, fundraising and even public wifi.  

The tools we provide embrace this individuality, with the flexibility and responsiveness to work with you to reflect your unique situation and creative vision.  

Above all, we have a single measure of success 

PatronBase. Build an audience your way. 

Visit them at Conference to:

  • Discuss digital innovation      
  • Discover the benefits of having all your modules feeding into one central CRM    
  • Chat about bespoke venue applications to further enhance your customers experience  

Peppered logo

Peppered creates powerful website, email and marketing technologies, fully tailored to the needs and wishes within the cultural sector. We develop professional and sustainable subscription (SaaS) based technologies. This is how we want to make our top-notch products available to everyone. Within the growing collective of Peppered users, knowledge, inspiration and costs are shared to support a thriving cultural sector; Peppered is proof that we can achieve more together!  

Visit them at Conference to:

  • Find out more about thier sustainable alternative to WordPress or Drupal.     
  • See how everything can be managed in one Dashboard.   
  • Getting to know the benefits of joining our collective. 

Spektrix Logo

We work in partnership with arts and entertainment organisations, providing the ticketing and CRM technology and expertise they need to run live events and make the most of it. The Spektrix community is a rich network of ticketing, marketing and fundraising professionals and industry experts from across the UK, Ireland, the US and Canada. 

Throughout our history, Spektrix has been committed to the success of the cultural sector — empowering teams, reaching wider audiences and building deeper relationships. No matter what CRM system you’re using, take advantage of our sector advice by visiting our Insights Library online or by joining us for one of our events. 

Visit them at Conference to:

  • Explore how technology can help you thrive in an increasingly complex and uncertain world.    
  • Chat to Spektrix experts about ways to achieve your ambitions for your audiences and teams, no matter what CRM system you’re using.   
  • Discover how you can use your CRM system to streamline your customer journey and strengthen audience and donor engagement.  

Substrakt logo

Substrakt is a digital agency specialising in the Arts and Culture sector. We partner with cultural organisations around the world to deliver work that gives everyone simple and immediate access to inspiration, discovery and joy through cultural experiences.  

We design and build websites and digital products alongside providing strategic consultancy, training and support services. Our work matches elegant design with carefully considered technical solutions to create meaningful connections between cultural organisations and their audiences.  

We care about making a positive, sustainable and impactful difference for our sector, our clients, our team and our communities, through initiatives such as our Tech in Culture EDI Alliance and journey towards becoming a BCorp.  

Visit them at Conference to:

  • To discuss a thorny digital issue and get an objective, expert opinion.    
  • To get advice on which method of user research would best suit your particular organisational needs/goals.   
  • To help you plan out the ‘what next’ part of a digital plan/project and learn about best practice when preparing to deliver it.  

Please note: Substrakt have an area for one-2-ones, not an exhibition stand. One-2-ones need to be pre-booked before the Conference. If you would like to book a one-2-one, please contact jemma@a-m-a-co-uk

Supercool Logo

Hi, we’re Supercool. We craft websites and digital strategies that make life easier for arts, culture and heritage organisations — and your audiences. (We also plant trees 🌳)  

Our friendly, proactive approach to ongoing support — coupled with design, tech and data savvy – helps our clients to improve their long-term resilience, and get closer to audiences.

Visit them at Conference to:

  • Talk about practical, quick-wins to reduce your digital carbon footprint + ideas for longer-term digital sustainability.   
  • Discuss simple ways to make your website and digital content more accessible.  
  • Chat about Writing a brief for your new website. 

Tessitura Network Logo

We are Tessitura, a not-for-profit tech company dedicated to helping arts and cultural organisations thrive.

Customer Relationship Management lies at the heart of our mission and our technology platform. Ticketing works hand-in-hand with fundraising, membership, marketing, education, and front of house. Designed with the customer journey front and centre. From e-commerce to in-house, you get industry leading, out of the box functionality that is flexible to suit your needs and your customers. Intuitive tools turn data into action. And features like timed admission, integrated streaming, and contactless scanning help build a sustainable future.  

With Tessitura, organisations can achieve their goals with ease. For more information, please visit

Visit them at Conference to:

  • Ask us how Belfast Waterfront Hall increased ticket sales from email campaign conversions by 15% in just three months with Tessitura.
  • Discuss how Tessitura lets you manage ticket sales, memberships, and donations your way to build better relationships.  
  • Find out why BH Live, Tate and the National Museum of Wales have become the latest organisations to choose Tessitura as their technology partner.

The Audience Agency Logo

We are The Audience Agency — a mission-led charity, dedicated to demonstrating how publicly-owned data can make a difference to arts organisations and their audiences.

We help organisations deliver their creative vision, social purpose and business resilience, believing that arts, culture and heritage have the power to improve the quality of people’s lives, to create meaning and community, and to promote empathy and learning.  

The Audience Agency operates in the UK as well as internationally and offers a range of mixed method research, insight and enterprise solutions for the cultural sector and creative industries. Throughout all our services, we champion the user — taking a people-centred approach that encourages engagement and drives innovation. 

Visit them at Conference to:

  • Chat to us about audiences 
  • Meet the team 
  • Ask about our services

Ticketsolve logo

Ticketsolve is a continuously evolving platform that supports arts, cultural and heritage organisations in all areas of ticketing, marketing, CRM, fundraising and memberships. Helping organisations reach their goals, whether that means increasing sales, strategising marketing, improving audience development, kickstarting fundraising, and everything in between, our team is always there to lend a hand. With support available to members of the Ticketsolve Community 24/7, we’re with you every step of the way.  

Visit them at Conference to:

  • Get an introduction to the New Ticketsolve. Our largest redevelopment project to date is a powerful update for the arts, rebuilt from the ground up to make our customers’ lives easier.   
  • Meet some of the wonderful members of our team and take a closer look at Ticketsolve. The best way to get to grips with what the platform has to offer is simply to take a look for yourself.   
  • Register for Free to the Ticketsolve Forum. Our largest events of the year, your personal invite awaits… as well as some of our favourite pieces of swag! 

Tix Ticketing logo

Tix Ticketing is one of the fastest growing ticketing technology companies today. Our cloud-based software delivers the ticketing operations management that performing arts organisations and venues need through an intuitive interface, with built-in CRM, event promotional tools and powerful, high-quality APIs that integrate with CRM, ERP, finance systems and our customer’s websites. Tix Ticketing enables full control and transparency of customer data, mitigating data loss by including data import in the implementation process. Our streamlined ticketing purchase flow and real time reporting keeps event stakeholders informed, all while providing an enjoyable purchasing experience, completed with several self-service features, for performing arts patrons and event customers. 

Visit them at Conference to:

  • See the future of ticketing. 
  • View our sophisticated self-service tools making life simpler for your staff and your customers.    
  • Simplify complicated administration tasks. 

TixTrack logo

At TixTrack, we deliver world-class ticketing solutions. We combine modern technology, beautifully simple design, and the art of listening to create ticketing software that is easy to use but extremely powerful.

TixTrack is working with interesting organisations such as Nimax Theatres, KX Tickets and Nederlander UK and now we are expanding out into the rest of the UK and Ireland.

Visit them at Conference to:

  • Find out how our teams are enhancing the customer experience for our partner organisations across the world.
  • Find out how our dynamic pricing tool TixTrack Pro can help you analyse and plan the pricing activity at your venue.   
  • Find out how our products can add value to your organisation. 

Vatic logo

Vatic’s dynamic pricing software is specifically designed for performing arts and ticketed venues. Vatic’s sixteen proprietary algorithms help you find the right price for each event. Vatic has managed pricing for more than 2000 performances, delivering over $3 million in revenue growth to its partners in 2021 alone. With both fully automated and hybrid solutions, Vatic’s software works with virtually any ticketing CRM. 

Visit them at Conference to:

  • Learn how dynamic pricing can help you bring in more revenue.  
  • Ask your toughest questions about dynamic pricing.    
  • Check results for NY Phil, Opera de Montreal, and Berkeley Rep.  

The exhibition is now sold out. If you’re kicking yourself for having missed out this time, and would like to be involved with a future event, get in touch with Ciara, our Strategic Partnerships Manager — she’ll find out more about you and make sure you can be looped in ahead of our next opportunity:

With thanks to our AMA Conference 2022 Sponsors:

Pioneer Sponsors:

Art Fund Logo
Spektrix Logo
Tessitura Network Logo
Ticketsolve logo
TixTrack logo

Explorer Sponsors:

Cog Design Logo
HdK Logo
Supercool Logo
The Audience Agency Logo