Benchmarking Schedule

This page contains the scheduled meeting dates and milestones for the 2022 Cultural Facility Benchmarking Programs (Some items only apply to certain participation levels).

Shared Practice & Networking Meetings

Participants in all programs can join the monthly shared practice meeting to review the survey of the month results, ask questions of other participants, and participate in any scheduled monthly topic discussion.

Zoom meetings are the fourth Tuesday at 4:00pm ET / 1:00pm PT.  The tentative schedule of topics (subject to change based upon participant interest) are listed below.
Meeting link: TBD

  • Jan 25: TBD
  • Feb 22: TBD
  • Mar 22: TBD
  • Apr 26: TBD
  • May 24: TBD
  • Jun 21: TBD
  •  Jul 26: TBD
  • Aug 23: TBD
  •  Sep 27: TBD
  • Oct (no meeting – annual conference)
  • Nov 29 (*5th Tue): TBD

Steering Committee Meetings

All participants are welcome to join the Steering Committee meetings where we discuss issues and changes to the benchmarking program and content for the Shared Practice Meetings and Annual Benchmarking Workshop.

Zoom meetings are the second Tuesday at 4:00pm ET / 1:00pm PT
2022 Dates:  Jan 11, Feb 8, Mar 8, May 10, Jun 7, Jul 12, Aug 8, Sep 13, Oct 11
Meeting link: TBD

Cultural Facility 2021 Benchmarking Program Milestones

The benchmarking schedule is designed to allow participants to input their data and review it thru various draft report cycles. This assures that the overall quality of the benchmarking report is maintained. We schedule some webinars twice to allow participation from Europe to Australia.

Date Activity
Apr 4 Website open for data input
Apr 12 Getting Started Web Meeting: Data Input & Survey Clarifications
11:00 am EDT / 8:00 am PDT
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6:00 pm EDT / 3:00 pm PDT
Check your local time
Apr – Jun Input preliminary data
Jul 8 Preliminary data submittal deadline for Draft Report
Jul 25 Draft report available (with update every other Monday)
Aug – Sep Input data revisions
Oct 14 Final data submittal & corrections deadline
Nov 7 Final report available
Nov 8 Web Meeting: Review results
Time TBD