Ceci Dadisman is a nonprofit administrator with nearly 20 years of experience creating effective communications campaigns utilizing innovative, forward thinking methods. She is nationally recognized as a leader in marketing for nonprofits with a proven track record of deliverable-driven campaigns.
A frequent public speaker, Ceci’s recent and upcoming engagements feature national conference, webinar, and workshop appearances at NTEN, Association of Fundraising Professionals, Museums and the Web, National Arts Marketing Project, Arts Midwest, American Alliance of Museums, OPERA America, Americans for the Arts, Midwest Museums Association, and Chorus America in addition to many other local and regional events. Known for her easy-going and vernacular style, she creates open learning environments with an emphasis on information sharing and useful takeaways.
Ceci is passionate about empowering people through marketing and is a senior contributor to Arts Hacker where she regularly shares timely information and step-by-step tutorials. She also teaches arts marketing at West Virginia University’s College of Creative Arts and is on the faculty of Chorus America’s Chorus Management Institute.
A chronic early-adopter, Ceci has a passion for discovering ways that technology can be used to create more engaging experiences. The Curated Arts Experience focuses on collecting real-world case studies about how organizations around the world are using technology to engage the participant or enrich the experience at an arts event.
She is a member of the National Arts Marketing Project Advisory Committee and the West Virginia University College of Creative Arts Visiting Committee, and is a mentor in West Virginia University’s Creative Consultant program. She has also served on the Arts Midwest Conference Professional Development Committee and the NTEN Conference Session Advisory Committee and was for many years the OPERA America Marketing Network Chair.
Ceci was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA and graduated from West Virginia University’s College of Creative Arts. She currently lives in Cleveland, Ohio.