Arts Leaders Associates (ALA) is a creative enterprise based in Co. Wicklow which specialises in delivering bespoke strategic and business plans, audience development, research and training to arts and cultural organisations as well as working with local authorities on broader arts strategies and initiatives. Arts Leaders Associates works closely with organisations, groups and individual artists to help them articulate their ambitions and unlock their potential.
Founded in 2020 by Brian O’ Regan, Arts Leaders Associates has quickly established itself in the Irish arts sector and has worked on a number of strategic projects for clients including Liz Roche Company, County Wicklow Partnership, Backwater Artists Group, Wicklow Town Team and Sligo Festival of Baroque Music. ALA has also delivered online training in Audience Development as part of a national cultural strategy development project in Malta,
Through a creative, collaborative approach to arts development, Arts Leaders Associates is uniquely positioned in the Irish arts sector to draw upon a broad range of skills, knowledge and expertise from other arts professionals in Ireland and abroad, and to deliver locally-focused, internationally-informed projects in a friendly and accessible way.