The directors of Positive Solutions and many consultants engaged by the company have management backgrounds in the cultural and non-profit sectors. Our clients in this sector have used Positive Solutions for a range of consultancy and research services, including advice and assistance with business planning and organisational development and training and human resource development including the recruitment of new staff. Below are listed some of the many arts and cultural organisations we have worked with:
Auckland Theatre Company
Identifying and evaluating options for the future accommodation of New Zealand’s leading producing theatre company.
Backbone Youth ArtsAssistance with developing the future business model of the successful, youth-focused 2high Festival.
Bangarra Dance Theatre
Preparation of a business plan for Bangarra, Australia’s leading Indigenous Performing Arts organisation, including a review of existing planning and budgetary material, consultation with Stakeholders as well as Board and Staff, Environment analysis, and risk analysis.
Initial feasibility study and business planning for conversion of a redundant power station to a contemporary arts centre. Subsequently, recruitment of the first Director, and international benchmarking against other arts centres.
Positive Solutions assisted Feral Arts in the creation of a business plan and organisational review and undertook an evaluation of the company's artistic program.
Hong Kong Arts Festival
Assisting with long term strategic planning for the festival, and advocating for increased government investment.
Mirndiyan GununaBusiness planning including a feasibility study on cultural tourism for this Indigenous cultural organisation.
Facilitation of a series of strategic and scenario planning sessions with the company’s senior management team
Q Theatre, Auckland
Business planning and assistance with a successful application to the New Zealand Lottery Fund for this new theatre complex in the centre of Auckland.
Salamanca Arts Centre
Board Development, Strategic Planning and a governance review for Hobart's centre for the performing and visual arts.
Woodford Folk Festival
Business planning and advocacy to support investment in the Festival site’s infrastructure.