Australia's first capital city arts centre - Douglas Gautier

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Douglas Gautier has served on a number of arts, media and tourism boards in Hong Kong and the Asian region. Since arriving at the Adelaide Festival Centre he has initiated…

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88% of South Australians visited at least one cultural venue or events in 12 months*Australian Bureau of Statistics 2009-2010 Attendance at Selected Cultural Venues and Events, Australia 53% of South Australians attended at least one performance arts event in 12 months*Australian Bureau of Statistics 2009-2010 Attendance at Selected Cultural Venues and Events, Australia 48% of South Australians attended at least one sporting event in 12 months*Australian Bureau of Statistics 2009-2010 Spectator Attendance at Sporting Events, Australia And there were 612,454ticketed attendances for events at the Adelaide Festival Centre (BASS ticket sales data 2013) OzAsia Festival Since 2007 • Australia’s largest Asian focused cultural event • 60,000 attendances Engaging local Asian communities Australia New Zealand Philippines Singapore Malaysia Thailand Regional LeadershipIndia Sri Lanka Macau China Hong Kong Taiwan Japan Korea Economic Contribution EY Study • $76.3m Economic Contribution (Return of $7 to $1 per Government provides in operating grant) • $45.4m Social Contribution • 841 jobs Direct and Indirect Employment • $26.7m in commercial Revenue in 2012/13 Importance of self-generated revenue the 2 big consumer attractions arts/entertainment and sports will be the main audience drivers the 2 big consumer attractions arts/entertainment and sports will be the main audience drivers