|The Florida Department of State’s Division of Cultural Affairs urges you to register now for a one-day cultural conference in Tampa on October 25, 2011, from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Floridians who support arts and culture, including arts and cultural administrators, cultural patrons, students, artists, business professionals and board members are invited to attend.
The conference will provide an opportunity to network face to face and learn about advancing the message that Culture Builds Florida. Culture Builds Florida is a campaign intended to develop unified awareness for Florida’s cultural resources and the benefits they bring to Florida.
There is a $15 registration fee for the conference, which includes a boxed lunch, refreshments and meeting materials. First register for the conference, then follow the link provided in your confirmation to pay the $15 registration fee online via PayPal. All registration fees are final sales; unfortunately we are not able to issue refunds for conference registration fees.
Questions? Contact Jennifer Hoesing at the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs at 850/245.6462 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
9: 30 a.m. | Introduction of Secretary of State Kurt S. Browning
9:35 – 9:50 a.m. | Remarks from Florida’s Chief Cultural Officer, Secretary of State Kurt S. Browning
9: 50 – 10: 30 a.m. | Arts and culture successes in Florida presentation
10:30 – 10: 45 a.m. | Culture Builds Florida Press Conference
10:45 – 11:00 a.m. | Break
11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. | Making the Case for Culture with elected officials
12:15 – 1:30 p.m. | Boxed Lunch in Maestro’s Restaurant with Viva Florida 500 presentation
1:30 – 2:15 p.m. | Workshops: choose your session. Session one: Untangling the web: marketing arts and culture through social media, led by staff from the Creative Capital Foundation. Session two: Collaborating for culture: introducing innovative partnerships with the business community, led by Straz Center staff with Ann Shaler, Senior Vice President of Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce representing Bank of America
2:15 – 2:30 p.m. | Break
2:30 – 3:15 p.m. | Keynote Remarks – Randy Cohen, Vice President for Research and Policy, Americans for the Arts
3:15 – 3:30 p.m. | Wrap Up and Adjournment
The conference is generously supported by Citizens for Florida Arts, Inc. Citizens for Florida Arts, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that serves as a statutorily authorized citizen support organization to the Department of State under S.265.703, F.S. The organization’s mission is to act as a public/private partnership to support arts and culture in Florida by fostering, creating, and enhancing the cultural and artistic programs and endeavors of the citizens of the state of Florida in conjunction with the Division of Cultural Affairs.