Nordicity to Conduct City of Red Deer Cultural Facilities Needs Assessment
Posted by Carly Frey in Vancouver on Apr 24, 2018

In partnership with RC Strategies + PERC, Nordicity has been selected by the City of Red Deer to conduct a needs assessment of its municipal cultural facilities. The needs assessment will build on the strategic directions provided in the City’s 2008 Recreations, Parks and Culture Community Needs Assessment.

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Nordicity to conduct a situational analysis of arts and culture in Pakistan
Posted by Carly Frey on Apr 05, 2018

As part of the British Council’s implementation of its new, global impact statements, Nordicity has been commissioned to conduct a situational analysis of arts and culture in Pakistan. This work will guide strategic programming in the country by both the Council and its partners, as well as contribute to international evidence of the impact of the arts in the face of social/cultural norms, digital technology, policy/institutional constraints, and beyond.

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Illegal raves are on the rise as traditional nightclubs close their doors, new figures reveal (The Telegraph)
Posted by The Telegraph in London- UK on Mar 04, 2018

The number of planned unlicensed music events in London recorded by the Metropolitan Police nearly doubled between 2016 and 2017, according to figures obtained by the Sunday Telegraph using freedom of information legislation. The rise has has been linked to the decline of traditional licensed venues, with half of the capital's nightclubs having closed in the past decade, according to City Hall. Mark Davyd, founder and CEO of the Music Venue Trust, a charity that works to prevent the closure of UK music venues, said the high cost of maintaining a license and paying business rates can drive innovative music underground and increasing the allure of unlicensed events. On top of other challenges for nightclubs, business rates in London have risen by an average of 26 per cent since April 2017, according to research company Nordicity.

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Nordicity to Present at Digital Media at the Crossroads (DM@X)
Posted by Peter Lyman in Toronto on Jan 26, 2018

Building on a report commissioned by Digital Media at the Crossroads, Nordicity Senior Partner Peter Lyman will present at the conference on Saturday, January 27, 2018. His presentation, The Digital Media Universe in Canada: Measuring the Revenues, the Audiences, and the Future Prospects, will kick off “DM@X” and set the tone for a day of panel discussions with speakers from across Canada and around the world.

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Nordicity to develop the Updated Arts Strategy and Cultural Facilities Needs Assessment for the City of Richmond
Posted by Carly Frey in Vancouver on Nov 01, 2017

In partnership with Patricia Huntsman Culture + Communication, Nordicity has been selected by the City of Richmond to develop the Updated Arts Strategy and Cultural Facilities Needs Assessment to guide the City’s role and investment in arts and cultural services over the next five years.

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Nordicity to develop an economic profile of the live music sector in British Columbia
Posted by Carly Frey in Vancouver on Sep 19, 2017

Nordicity, in partnership with Music Canada Live, has been awarded a grant from the BC Music Fund (administered by Creative BC) to develop an economic profile of the live music sector across British Columbia.

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London Design Festival generated £313m, showcased 21k projects & attracted 2.2m visitors to London (City A.M.)
Posted by City A.M. in London UK on Sep 15, 2017

London Design Festival director Ben Evans on the changing nature of the annual celebration and London's internationalist design scene A report by Nordicity and the Greater London Authority found the festival had generated £313m in the last 10 years, showcased over 21,000 projects and attracted 3.3m visitors from 75 countries. According to the report, £69.4m of tourism spending in 2015 was generated as a direct result of LDF.

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Nordicity to develop Strategic Business Plan for the Britannia Shipyards National Historical Site
Posted by Carly Frey in Vancouver on Aug 09, 2017

Nordicity, in partnership with RC Strategies+PERC and Lord Cultural Services, has been commissioned by the City of Richmond to develop a detailed Strategic Business Plan for the Britannia Shipyards National Historical Site. Nordicity will work closely with the City and its relevant partners and stakeholders to produce a future-facing, cost-effective and sustainable Business Plan.

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CFC Media Lab Announces First Results of Groundbreaking Pulse on VR: A Living Ecosystem
Posted by Nordicity in Toronto on Jul 05, 2017

CFC Media Lab, OMERS Ventures and Nordicity celebrate launch of living study and call on the VR community to participate in next wave of research on new website.

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Nordicity Celebrates National Aboriginal Day
Posted by Nordicity on Jun 21, 2017

It is with great honour that the Nordicity team celebrates National Aboriginal day from its three offices in Canada – located on the land of the Algonquin Anishinabe Nation (Treaty 57) and the Mississauga of the New Credit Nation (Treaty 13) in Ontario, and the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations in British Columbia. While we will also celebrate Canada 150, we view it as an occasion to mark 150 + in recognition of the Indigenous Peoples’ nation building long before Europeans settled in Canada. National reconciliation is a necessary process before we can truly mark such occasions as celebrations.

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Nordicity to develop Calgary’s Digital Media Sector Strategy
Posted by Carly Frey on Jun 07, 2017

Nordicity has been commissioned by Calgary Economic Development to conduct market research to produce a future-facing, cost-effective and sustainable Digital Media Strategy for Calgary, including an in-depth profiling of the sector.

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