Asheville-Buncombe’s 1st Annual Creative Sector Summit
March 16th – Independent Creative Professionals meet at 5:30pm at The Asheville Masonic Temple.
March 17th – Representatives of Organizations, Businesses, and Stakeholders meet at 1:30pm at the Hilton in Biltmore Park. Events will also be webcast live at www.ashevillearts.com.
This 2-day conference assembles creative professionals, leaders of community organizations and businesses, and key stakeholders for networking, education, and collaboration. Collaborators contributing to the Summit include: The City of Asheville, The Asheville Area Arts Council, Asheville Convention and Visitors Bureau, The Downtown Commission, Diana Wortham Theatre, The Asheville Art Museum, The Civic Center, North Carolina Stage Company, Arts 2 People, The Orange Peel, The Altamont Theatre Company, The Performance Center in Asheville, Mountain BizWorks, The YMI Cultural Center, The Media Arts Project, and more, with support from state agencies including The North Carolina Arts Council, and arts advocacy giant Arts NC.
This is the time and the opportunity to put your two cents into a strategic discussion on how these initiatives can make this community a better place for artists to live and work. Online registration at www.ashevillearts.com begins March 1st.