The Shambhala Music Festival is looking for public input from the Nelson area.

Shambhala wants to hear from Nelson area residents

Shambhala is working with Wanda Daza — an independent festival and event consultant — on a long term strategic plan for the festival

After 15 years since Shambhala Music Festival first invited guests to Salmo River Ranch, executive producers are looking towards the future and are inviting the community to share their thoughts.

Shambhala is working with Wanda Daza — an independent festival and event consultant — on a long term strategic plan for the festival.

Part of developing this plan is a community survey where the residents of Nelson, Salmo, Trail, Castlegar and the surrounding areas to share their thoughts about the event.

“The community has played a huge role in our success, and now we are going to them to see what we do well and what we could do better,” said executive producer Corrine Zawaduk.

Through a street team and visits to the survey website, residents are invited to share their thoughts about Shambhala.

“We will be collecting the results of the survey and sharing them with the community at a really special Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce Business-after-Business gathering at the Shambhala Music and Performance Hall [on the Tenth Street Campus],” said Zawaduk.

In addition to sharing the feedback at the October event, Zawaduk along with her siblings and executive producers Jimmy Bundschuh and Anna Bundschuh, and their parents Sue and Rick Bundschuh will their share journey of the last 15 years and invite public feedback.

Daza will also be holding a special workshop for local businesses, sharing keys to successful strategic development.

The Business-after-Business event will be held at the Shambhala Music and Performance Hall at the Tenth Street Selkirk College Campus, Thursday, October 18, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Join them for nibblers and drinks at the Scholars Dinning Room after the presentation.

To participate in the survey visit surveymonkey.com/s/ShambhalaCommunity.

 

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