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Do Business Executives Believe Artistic Pursuits Add Value to Their Work?
Jan 25, 2013 0 Comments
Richard Florida’s The Rise of the Creative Class is now 11 years old, and the notion that left-brained corporate types can benefit from right-brained creative types is acknowledged as gospel.   Although Florida’s work has resulted...
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Albany Eats for Arts
Jan 23, 2013 0 Comments
The Albany Chefs’ Food & Wine Festival: Wine & Dine for the Arts 2013 kicked off this past Thursday, January 17.  The festival, now in its fourth year, began as a way for Albany restaurateurs to raise funds to support local regional...
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Introducing Flywheel, Sacramento's First Arts Incubator
Dec 06, 2012 0 Comments
On June 1, the Arts & Business Council (ABC) of Sacramento launched Flywheel, the region’s first creative economy incubator.   For 25 years, ABC of Sacramento has run the Business Volunteers for the Arts program, facilitating...
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Arts Brookfield Presents
Oct 17, 2012 0 Comments
The New York Times recently did a piece on Brookfield Office Properties and its strong arts involvement with the establishment of Arts Brookfield. Here’s a little bit about what Brookfield is doing. And to read the New York Times...
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Part of the Value of Culture
Sep 20, 2012 0 Comments
Last Friday, a couple of Arts & Business Council of New York staff members attended a City Council hearing on how cultural organizations support New York City businesses, to help Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer, his City Council...
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What do the Arts Mean to Business?
Aug 06, 2012 0 Comments
Every year Americans for the Arts, and business and arts leaders, come together to celebrate amazing partnerships from across the country at The BCA 10. As we start gearing up for this year’s BCA 10: Best Companies Supporting...
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Spotlight On: Suku Radia, President & CEO of Bankers Trust Company
Jul 30, 2012 0 Comments
We sat down with Suku Radia, the newest member of our Business Committee for the Arts Executive Board, to discuss his personal giving philosophy and strategy.   Q. What directs your personal philanthropy and is that mirrored...
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Design NY: Incubating Enterprise
Jul 09, 2012 0 Comments
“Design for Growth” was originally printed in Focus, Deutsche Bank America’s Spring/ Summer 2012 Newsletter. To read the complete article, please visit www.db.com.   Read more about Deutsche Bank America's partnerships with...
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On the Fence in Denver
Jun 28, 2012 0 Comments
I hate construction sites.   I know, I know: it means architects drafting blueprints; it means a plumber buying his daughter a new tutu; it means an accountant sweating the costs of nuts and bolts; it means a toy manufacturer...
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Showcasing the Cultural Assets of New Jersey
Jun 20, 2012 0 Comments
Choose New Jersey, a non-profit that nurtures economic growth in New Jersey understands the value of the arts.  The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Chamber Players performed for life science and biotechnology companies to showcase...
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The Arts Mean Business: Interpreting Arts & Economic Prosperity IV
Jun 15, 2012 0 Comments
During the Arts & Economic Prosperity IV launch last Friday, Randy Cohen announced the findings of American’s for the Arts fourth economic impact study of the nonprofit arts and culture organizations and their audiences. As the...
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Planning that Gets You New Partners
Apr 27, 2012 0 Comments
Most community leaders don’t think about the arts much and most don’t really believe there is a link between arts and economic development.   I try to change that by hosting my own arts and economic development planning process...
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Getting Big Results from pARTnerships with Small and Midsize Businesses
Apr 26, 2012 0 Comments
Did you know that in 2009, 69 percent of business support for the arts came from businesses with annual revenues of less than $1 million dollars and that another 24 percent came from businesses with less than $50 million in annual...
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Corporate Giving is an Investment in the Community
Mar 15, 2012 0 Comments
The company, Glatfelter Insurance Group, has 500 employees and is one of the largest privately held insurance brokers in the United States. They not only value the arts as a tool for human resources (very pragmatic), but also...
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