A virtual summit for studio owners and their administrative staff
90 Days On Demand Access!
Business growth, financial strategies, marketing, January enrollment, summer offerings, leadership and more. Plus, movement classes!
Agenda Saturday 10/23 Dance Entrepreneurs Summit
Schedule is subject to change.
All times EST
WELCOME to the I.D.E.A. Dance Entrepreneurs Summit
*Opportunity=Growth Performance Groups (Non-Competitive) ~Gold
*Keeping What You Got! ~Mangiaratti
*Copy That! (Marketing) ~Randall
Early Childhood Movement ~Trench
U.S. Financial Strategies ~Mosqueda
Canadian Financial Strategies ~Noble
Attitude of Gratitude ~ Dr. Claudette Demers-Gendreau & Gold
Sip & Share ~Mangiaratti, Neal, Hoffman & Wanner
*Opportunity=Growth: Studio Performance Groups (Non-Competitive)
Create more opportunities for more students, while you increase the number of classes your recreational students take. Add to that the community outreach and it’s a win/win for you and your school!
*Keep What You Got!
We are all pursuing new students, yet we have so many who already trust and support our businesses. How do we keep them? Teri Mangiaratti presents retention concepts to develop connections to build community and loyalty to your brand.
*Copy That (Marketing)
Learn what “text” will best sell your studio. Whether it’s social media posts, websites, literature, etc. Discover the verbiage that best attracts new enrollment!
Agenda Sunday 10/24 Dance Entrepreneurs Summit
Schedule is subject to change.
All times EST
KEYNOTE Culture: A Three-Legged Stool ~Jane Grech
January Enrollment & Programs ~Gold & Panel: Melissa Hoffman, Patty Neal & Heather Wanner
*Marketing Madness: ~Gold & Randall
Children's Movement ~Stallcup
Summer Jumpstart ~Gold & Panel: Melissa Hoffman, Patty Neal & Heather Wanner
Leader of the Pack ~Morgan
Small Studio Success (150 or less enrollment) Benefit, Risk, Reward ~ Gong & Robeaux
And One More Thing . . .
*Marketing Madness: Gold/Randall
Examples of social media marketing to build a solid brand and attract new students.
INVEST IN YOU!
Dance Entrepreneurs Summit Faculty
Dr. Claudette, LMHC is a lecturer on many psychological issues, notably grief and loss, relationships, communications, self-esteem and self care. A national recognized public speaker, she is known as a person who can present serious psychological issues in a humorous, understandable and non-threatening manner. For the past 30 years, Dr. Demers – Gendreau has maintained…
Rhee Gold is a dance field pioneer who has led a movement that continues to change and improve the face of dance education. Teachers and studio owners from the United States, Australia, Canada, Grand Cayman, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Philippines, Singapore, United Kingdom and more flock to his retreats, seminars, keynote speeches, and conferences to gain…
Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Jaime Gong holds a Bachelor of Arts in Dance with a concentration in K-12 Education from Marymount Manhattan College. A dancer all her life, she has been privileged to train under, and work with, some of the finest artists in the dance field since 1984. Early experience as an intern/assistant…
As writer, speaker and sought after thought leader, Jane Grech created Dance Studio Success to share her knowledge and experiences regarding her passions: Dance Education, Entrepreneurship and Leadership. With over 20 years experience as a dance teacher, Dance Studio Owner and more recently a studio growth coach, Jane designs high quality resources, programs and keynote…
Melissa is the director of one of the largest schools in New Hampshire, the Melissa Hoffman Dance Center, an 8,000 square foot facility, which she designed and built. Her more than 30 years of teaching experience combined with her business savvy have led her to a very successful career in dance education and presenting for…
Teri Mangiaratti is the owner and artistic director of In Sync Center of the Arts in Quincy, Massachusetts. Launching her school in 1996, Teri currently has more than 1200 students taking in a variety of dance, toddler, music, theater, and art programs. As she celebrates her 25th anniversary, Teri’s 8000 square foot facility currently employs more…
Stacey Morgan is a passionate entrepreneur and small business consultant from Australia. She is the Principal of Port Macquarie Performing Arts, a dance school on the mid north coast of NSW. She is also the Director of Morgan Media, a global podcast production company that focuses on Podcasts related to Small Business, the Arts and…
Erin Mosqueda specializes in bookkeeping services for dance studios. She has been involved in dance in one form or another for the majority of her life and attributes some of her happiest moments to her dance experience. After earning a bachelor’s degree in accounting, Erin began her career at a CPA firm in New Mexico. Throughout…
Patty Neal is the passionate founder and CEO of the Dance Spectrum studio in Buffalo, New York. Currently entering it’s 44th season, the Dance Spectrum is the home to 350 boys and girls, studying a complete dance curriculum for all ages and skill levels. Patty has always been a natural leader, a role model, and…
Experienced Canadian Financial Advisor with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry. Skilled in Negotiation, Coaching, Sales, Customer Satisfaction, and Team Building. Strong finance professional with a Certificate in Adjudication for Administrative Agencies, Boards and Tribunals focused in adjudication from York University – Osgoode Hall Law School. She recently presented at the…
Jennifer Randall grew up as a dancer and started touring with a traveling dance company at the age of 14. She began teaching at 15 and continued to teach through college as well when she moved from the Midwest to Seattle where she decided to open her own studio. She quickly learned that she actually…
Shantel Robeaux is the owner and director of Shantel’s Dance Academy in Belle Chasse, Louisiana. Her love for dance was apparent from a very early age, and is still the driving force in sharing her knowledge with students and teachers across the country. Dancing since the age of 2, she has trained in all styles…
Julie Kay Stallcup is a nationally recognized leader in dance education. Her seminars and engaging keynote addresses are sold out at dance teacher conferences and conventions across the country. Her success is a result of integrating high-quality, rigorous dance training, and a commitment to mentor each and every dancer with integrity and compassion. In 2006 Julie and…
Andrea Trench is dedicated to helping dance teachers create and deliver content that is research-based and developmentally appropriate for children under the age of 6. Her primary focus is classroom management, conceptual teaching, and foundational movement skill development in early childhood dance education. In addition, Andrea uses her 12 years of experience as a partner in…
Heather Wanner is an educator at heart. Having spent many years teaching in the Elementary and Middle School classrooms, working with children and nurturing their spirits and well-being has always been her passion. As a former Actor’s Equity Member spending many years auditioning and performing in New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia, her love for…