Event organisers collaborate to share sector information

22nd December 2008

<p>Event organisers are collaborating to enable a better spread of information through the arts sector, according to thedrum.co.uk.</p><p>The List, a Scottish publisher that specialises in arts and entertainment listings, has joined with HI-Arts, the Scottish Highlands and Islands arts development agency and arts data publisher Remotegoat, in order to develop a way for events venues to share information and publicise their schedules more effectively. Information sharing among event organisers will be systematised in order to make digital marketing more efficient.</p><p>Simon Dessain, directot at the List, told the website: "This project will place the partners at the forefront of digital publishing in the arts and entertainment sector."</p><p>The pilot programme will run for six months, during which time venue IDs for more than 30,000 UK event venues will be made accessible on the internet.</p><p>Northampton Chronicle and Echo reports that Royal & Derngate theatre in Northampton will benefit from a regional Arts Council grant to give young people free tickets to shows.<br/><img alt="ADNFCR-1753-ID-18942629-ADNFCR" src="http://feeds.directnews.co.uk/feedtrack/justcopyright.gif?feedid=1753&itemid=18942629" /></p>