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Legend of Leadership
Mar 07, 2017 0 Comments
Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly honored Chuck Surack, founder and owner of BCA 10 honoree Sweetwater Sound, as its 2017 Legend of Leadership.     Chuck Surack is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, community volunteer, pilot...
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VIDEO: Business Leaders Discuss Arts Partnerships
Mar 02, 2017 0 Comments
Every year, Americans for the Arts, through its Business Committee for the Arts program and BCA 10 Award, recognizes 10 businesses of all sizes for their exceptional involvement with the arts that enriches the workplace and the...
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Research and Theatre: A Life’s Devotion
Jan 11, 2017 0 Comments
When Merrill Shugoll was selling candy at the Kennedy Center in her youth, would she have thought that she would become a research leader for arts organizations? As President of Shugoll Research in Bethesda, MD, Merrill and her...
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BCA 10 Nominations Close in One Week
Jan 06, 2017 0 Comments
Presented annually by Americans for the Arts' Business Committee for the Arts, the BCA 10 Awards recognize the 10 best businesses partnering with the arts in America.   Nominations close January 13, 2017. All honorees will...
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Top Five Arts and Biz Picks for 2016!
Dec 21, 2016 0 Comments
At Americans for the Arts, the Private Sector Initiatives team works to strengthen partnerships between the arts and businesses communities. Hear from the team about its favorite arts and biz partnerships from 2016.   Jessica...
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"A People without Murals is a Demuralized People": Enlivening an Arts and Entertainment District with Public Art
Dec 13, 2016 0 Comments
Arts Brookfield recently revealed their second installment of the “Paint the Town” initiative to promote public art murals in downtown Bethesda, MD.  With the help of their partner Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District, artist...
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Art, Luxury, and the Pursuit of Happiness
Dec 06, 2016 0 Comments
If fine art is a luxury good, how much value is added when imagery crafted by masters is featured on an ordinary object? According to Bomber Ski, if you do so with a finely tuned commodity itself, the answer is: exponential...
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Spotlight on Phoenix, AZ (Part 1): Corporate Volunteerism Award goes to 2016 BCA 10 Winner CopperPoint Insurance Companies
Nov 29, 2016 0 Comments
CopperPoint Insurance Companies are known throughout Arizona for far more than providing workers compensation insurance. The company has also built name recognition and an amiable reputation in areas outside of their industry...
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Blick Art Materials CEO Discusses the Impact of the Arts at the BCA 10 Gala
Nov 21, 2016 0 Comments
On October 5, 2016, Robert Buchsbaum, CEO of Blick Art Materials, the nation’s premier art supply source, accepted Americans for the Arts' 2016 BCA Leadership Award at the BCA 10 gala at the Central Park Boathouse in NYC.  ...
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Aetna Inc.’s Glowing Remarks at the 2016 BCA Gala: A Healthy Outlook on the Arts from a Health Care Leader
Nov 21, 2016 0 Comments
On October 5, 2016, Aetna Inc., leading health care company, received the 2016 BCA Hall of Fame award.  Aetna’s Vice President of Community Relations and Urban Marketing, Floyd Green, accepted the award on the company’s behalf...
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Badger Meter’s CEO Shares Expressive and Crucial Remarks at the BCA 10
Nov 08, 2016 0 Comments
On October 5, 2016, Badger Meter, manufacturer of flow measurement and control technology products received a BCA 10 award.  Badger Meter’s Chairman, President, and CEO, Richard Meeusen, accepted the award on the company’s behalf...
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2017 BCA 10: Call for Nominations
Nov 07, 2016 0 Comments
Nominations are open! We’re looking for the best businesses in America partnering with the arts. Presented annually by Americans for the Arts' Business Committee for the Arts, the BCA 10 Awards recognize the 10 best businesses...
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Celebrating Businesses That Partner with the Arts at the BCA 10 Gala
Oct 19, 2016 0 Comments
On October 5th, business and arts leaders gathered at the iconic Central Park Boathouse in New York City to honor the best businesses partnering with the arts in America at the annual BCA 10 Awards. Now in its 12th year, this...
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The Best Businesses Partnering with the Arts are Featured in Forbes
Oct 11, 2016 0 Comments
Whether they are joining the arts community to create new experiences or inspiring leadership and creativity in employees, this year's BCA 10 honorees are using the arts to meet business goals in moving ways.   We are proud...
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