client testimonials

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“Merryn has vast experience in co-designing research projects, facilitating focus groups, analysing and crystallising emerging information, developing key recommendations, and presenting the results to the client. Her professionalism and strategic eye meant that the project ran smoothly and the client is very happy and will use the results to drive change.Nicole Beyer, Executive Director, Theatre Network Australia

“We recently worked with Merryn to develop a number of succinct venue program plans, which also needed to align with each other. Merryn’s depth of knowledge, as well as her calm and thoughtful manner, allowed us to go through this process in a very small timeframe, but still achieve excellent outcomes. To have access to this level of experience cannot be underestimated. Shauna Weeks, Manager Communications and Programming, Perth Theatre Trust

“Feedback about Merryn’s work has been very positive. Merryn is a visionary and strategic thinker committed to sharing her knowledge and supporting real change in the arts industry.” Rick Heath, PAC Australia

“Merryn provided program planning workshops across Western Australia, and professional development presentations for WA Showcase. Participants found Merryn to be knowledgeable, experienced, and well researched. She understands the needs of venues and can communicate and plan for working in an environment with a number of capacity and resource issues. Merryn has a commitment to sharing her knowledge and definitely goes the extra step to ensure her clients are prepared to get the most out of her work.” Ryan Taaffe, Executive Director, CircuitWest

“the workshop was really fantastic, I have been to lots of marketing seminars over the years but I thought that was THE most valuable one I had been to, constructive, informative and down to earth. Congratulations on such a clear presentation”

“my staff returned from yesterday raving about the day and bubbling with ideas. Congratulations, thank you and well done”.

“I hired Merryn to deliver marketing planning workshops and one on one advice to a range of small to medium arts organisations. Having been a practitioner in the sector she understood the needs, constraints and pressures faced by the organisations and delivered workshops and advice that were appropriate and very well received. I wouldn’t hesitate to use her services again” Atul Joshi, Australia Council for the Arts

“Thank you, I found the day very valuable and look forward to getting stuck into marketing and audience development plans”

“This was the most focused and useful workshop I’ve been to in a very long time – many thanks to Merryn”

“it was great; we look forward to developing our plans and increasing box office sales”

“Merryn has provided expert support, advice and guidance to our company in the area of strategic marketing and business planning. Merryn has undertaken extensive research of our company’s positioning and has developed innovative and realisable strategies to enhance our position in a national framework in the creative industries sector.” Janet Parfenovics, Executive Officer, UMI Arts, Cairns