Selected Past Clients & Projects

Marketing Strategy Development

      • Aga Khan Museum
      • Art of Time Ensemble
      • Canadian Aboriginal Festival & Pow Wow
      • Dance Umbrella of Ontario
      • Goethe-Institut Toronto
      • Grant MacEwan College Centre for the Arts
      • Guelph Arts Council
      • Harbourfront Centre Summer Festivals
      • Images Festival
      • Mi-Young Kim Dance Company
      • The Royal Conservatory (Koerner Hall)
      • Toronto Mendelssohn Choir
      • Toronto School of Art

Campaign Creation & Management

      • Artists’ Health Centre Foundation
      • Art of Time Ensemble
      • Ashkenaz: A Festival of New Yiddish Culture
      • Asian Heritage Month
      • Audiogram Records
      • Bata Shoe Museum
      • Buffalo Jump Artists Collective
      • CAMH – Workman Theatre
      • Canadian Aboriginal Festival & Pow Wow
      • Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards (CAMAs)
      • Canadian Multicultural Council
      • CanAsian Dance Festival
      • Danny Grossman Dance Company
      • Design Exchange (DX)
      • Fujiwara Dance Inventions
      • German Arts Festival
      • Guild of Canadian Film Composers
      • Harbourfront Centre Courses & Workshops
      • Harbourfront Centre Summer Festivals
      • Janak Khendry Dance Company
      • Key Porter Books
      • Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC)
      • Lula Lounge
      • Modern Times Theatre Company
      • OBJECToronto
      • Ontario Association of Art Galleries (OAAG)
      • Ontario Council of Folk Festivals (OCFF)
      • Ontario Crafts Council
      • Pages Books & Magazines
      • Pleiades Theatre
      • Putumayo World Music
      • Rendezvous with Madness Film Festival
      • Royal Canadian Academy of Arts
      • Ryerson University School of Image Arts
      • Small World Music Society
      • Small World Music Festival
      • South Asian Heritage Month
      • St. Philips the Apostle Anglican Church
      • Toronto Blues Society
      • Toronto Festival of Storytelling
      • Toronto International Art Fair
      • Toronto Mendelssohn Choir
      • Toronto Summer Chamber Music Festival
      • University of Toronto Galleries
      • Virgin Music Canada
      • Various Musicians, Storytellers, Curators, Artists, and Authors

Facility & Event Launches

      • Musideum
      • National Film Board of Canada: Mediatheque
      • Ontario Crafts Council: Guild Shop
      • Ryerson Image Centre
      • Six String Nation
      • Small World Music Festival
      • South Asian Heritage Month
      • The Royal Conservatory (Koerner Hall)
      • Toronto Summer Chamber Music Festival

Workshops & Teaching

      • Akimbo Art Promotions
      • Canada Council for the Arts
      • Manitoba Audio Recording Industry Association (MARIA)
      • Seneca@York
  • Her work for the CANAB Festival and CAMAs was very instrumental in the ongoing success of both events.
    Ron Robert, Executive Director, Canadian Aboriginal Festival & Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards
  • Heather is innovative, industry-savvy, works well independently and as part of a team and is as generous with her time as she is with her outgoing personality.
    Bruce Hutchinson, Marketing Director, Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre
    (Former Director, Marketing & Media Relations, Harbourfront Centre)

  • Heather completes projects on time and on budget and achieves the desired results.
    Bruce Hutchinson, Marketing Director, Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre
    (Former Director, Marketing & Media Relations, Harbourfront Centre)

  • Heather Kelly is the best in her field, supported by years of experience.
    Ron Robert, Executive Director, Canadian Aboriginal Festival & Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards
  • Heather is always very positive, professional and creative and she continually demonstrates great leadership and strategic marketing skills.
    Warren Salmon, President & CEO, First Fridays
  • Heather Kelly fulfilled all of the communications goals. She clearly achieved the messaging and positioning objectives, delivered a total marketing value of more than 2.5 times the original budget, and generated media coverage and publicity worth millions of dollars.
    Doina Popescu, Founding Director, Ryerson Image Centre, Ryerson University
  • The value created and provided by Heather Kelly’s remarkable work ethic and skill far exceeded the cost investment. She is without a doubt a leading professional in her field.
    Doina Popescu, Founding Director, Ryerson Image Centre, Ryerson University
  • Heather has proven to be a person of action and ideas, and a delight to work with.
    Dominique Denis
  • When we identified the need for a new strategic communications plan and a major programmatic relaunch campaign, Heather was the obvious choice.
    Jutta Brendemühl, Program Manager, Goethe-Institut Toronto
  • The work that Heather Kelly accomplished, with a tight deadline, was amongst our most pleasant and useful experiences.
    Amirali Alibhai, Head of Performing Arts, Aga Khan Museum
  • Heather's strategy proved effective in garnering international attention to the RIC.
    Stephen Bulger, Chair, Advisory Board, Ryerson Image Centre
  • Her strategy read like a customized “how to run a successful campaign” hand book - it was brilliant! It was so well received by the Director and Heads of Department that it was sent to the Steering Committee in Geneva and became the AKM’s basis for our Marketing Department and future hires.
    Pascale Wilmot, Performing Arts Manager, Aga Khan Museum
  • Hiring Heather Kelly is smart business, she makes you and your company look good!
    Pascale Wilmot, Performing Arts Manager, Aga Khan Museum
  • Professional, quick and very savvy. Her marketing knowledge and instincts are superb.
    Rose Ginther, Chair, Arts & Cultural Management, Grant MacEwan University

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