Acceleration Programme for the Arts 2024

The Acceleration Programme for the Arts 2024, by UOB FinLab and National Arts Council, aims to help arts organisations strengthen their business and digital capabilities to achieve their vision for growth and development.

With the 3-week programme, participants will get to learn from industry experts, engage in curated workshops and learn through peer discussions. This programme will enable arts organisations to leverage digital solutions to build up their business and financial competencies.

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How will you benefit from this Programme?

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Programme Overview

Registration for all sessions starts at 9:30am

19 March 2024

10:00am - 1:00pm

National Gallery Singapore Rooftop Studio, Level 5

Championing Southeast Asian Art and Artists

Leonard Tan, Head Of Group Corporate Social Responsibility, Uob
Leonard Tan
Head of Group Corporate Social Responsibility
UOB

Panel Discussion: Key Success to Digitalisation

Kuo Jian Hong, Artistic Director, The Theatre Practice
Kuo Jian Hong
Artistic Director
The Theatre Practice

Ng Kah Gay, Publisher, Ethos Books
Ng Kah Gay
Publisher
Ethos Books

Moderated By:

Michele Lim, Arts Advisor To The Acceleration Programme For The Arts
Michele Lim
Arts Advisor to the Acceleration Programme for the Arts

21 March 2024

10:00am - 5:00pm

National Gallery Singapore Rooftop Studio, Level 5

Business Model Canvas Workshop

Felix Tan, Mentor-In-Residence, Uob Finlab
Felix Tan​
Mentor in Residence
UOB Finlab

26 March 2024

10:00am - 1:00pm

National Gallery Singapore Seminar Room 3, Basement 1

Digital Marketing Strategies for the Arts

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Tan Jia Yee
Director of Creative and Social
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Cindy Lim, Head Of Marketing Communications, Singapore Symphony Group
Cindy Lim
Head of Marketing Communications
Singapore Symphony Group
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Marcus Ho
Managing Director
Brew Interactive

28 March 2024

10:00am - 1:00pm

National Gallery Singapore Seminar Room 3, Basement 1

Effective Presentation Workshop

Felix Tan, Mentor-In-Residence, Uob Finlab
Felix Tan
Mentor in Residence
UOB Finlab

Crafting a Unique Brand Narrative

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Joel Lah
Co-Founder
TriOn & Co.

2 April 2024

10:00am - 1:00pm

National Gallery Singapore Rooftop Studio, Level 5​

Sharing: Identify Needs and Navigate Business Operational Challenges

Choong, Head Of Technology, Orchestra Of The Music Makers
Chay Choong
Head of Technology
Orchestra of the Music Makers
Kevin Lim, Director Of Innovation &Amp; Technology, National Gallery Singapore, Singapore Art Museum
Kevin Lim
Director of Innovation & Technology
National Gallery Singapore, Singapore Art Museum

4 April 2024

10:00am - 2:00pm

National Gallery Singapore Rooftop Studio, Level 5​

Transformation with Technology

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Shaun Tan
Programme Director
UOB FinLab

Digital Tech Showcase

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5 April 2024

10:00am - 01:00pm

National Gallery Singapore Glass Room, Level 4

The Future of Arts with Technology

Juan Madera Jimenez, Financial Services Lead, Microsoft Singapore
Juan Madera Jimenez
Financial Services Lead
Microsoft Singapore

Introduction to UOB World

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Ee Von Ng
Digital Engagement - Transformation Lead
UOB

Sharing of Catch - All Things Arts & Culture

Alexandria Yeo - Dstnct
Alexandria Yeo
Account Director
DSTNCT
Benjamin Lee - Dstnct
Benjamin Lee
Director, Creative & Content Strategy
DSTNCT
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Sabelle Sharmine
Account Manager
DSTNCT

Watch the highlights of Acceleration Programme for the Arts 2023!

Read about Acceleration Programme for the Arts 2023

UOB and National Arts Council launch an Acceleration Programme to help artists expand their influence

This is the first Acceleration Programme for art practitioners, and through the 4-week programme, participants will be exposed to business thinking and digital skills. They will also learn how to use these tools to expand their audience reach, visibility and influence through in-depth workshops with industry experts.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Acceleration Programme for the Arts 2024 Run 2 aims to help arts organisations strengthen their business and digital capabilities to achieve their vision for growth and development.

To do so, the program aims to equip arts groups with hands-on learning and expert sharings on rethinking their business model and streamlining operations, consultations and business advisory, and group discussions with peers.

The programme is from 19 March to 5 April and will span three weeks of programmes.

Participants are encouraged to attend all three weeks to maximise your learning and takeaways.

The programme is open to all arts organisations. It will be conducted in Singapore in English.

Arts organisations who are already utilising digital solutions in daily operations and business and are looking to improve or explore other ways to optimise digital solutions to support your business

 

It will benefit companies who are:

  • Operating across all art forms (visual arts, music, performance, etc.)
  • Interested to grow the business through leveraging on sales and operations solutions and/or looking for partners

Preferably Business Owners, Key Decision Makers​, Directors, Business Unit Representatives​, or Sales and Marketing Managers

This programme is brought to you by

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