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A Word from our Past BCA 10 Honorees

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On Wednesday, October 2, 2013, the Business Committee for the Arts will honor 10 businesses who have forged exceptional partnerships with the arts.The BCA 10: Best Businesses Partnering with the Arts in America Awards Gala is a night where business leaders come together to remind us just why we do what we do; why the arts matter. With a broad list of BCA 10 companies spanning from the Pacific Northwest to the sunny southern states to the northeastern shores and all points in between, this year’s slate of honorees continue to be on the vanguard of arts and business partnerships. These companies have been chosen as forward-thinking models that are worthy of emulation and replication throughout the United States and beyond. It is with this in mind that we raise our glass to the 2013 BCA 10 honorees, because as they continue to show us, when arts and businesses partner, everyone profits.

 

The BCA 10 – 2013

Aspen Skiing Company, Aspen, CO

Atlantic Salt, Inc., Staten Island, NY

Bacardi USA, Inc., Coral Gables, FL

M&T Bank, Buffalo, NY

Microsoft, Redmond, WA

PNC Bank, Pittsburgh, PA

Premier Bank, Dubuque, IA

Scholastic Inc., New York, NY

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., Atlanta, GA

Yum! Brands Inc., Louisville, KY            

 

Leadership Award

Michael B. McCallister, Chairman, Humana, Inc., Louisville, KY

 

Hall of Fame
Northwestern Mutual, Milwaukee, WI

 

Here's what the 2012 honorees had to say about the importance of businesses partnering with the arts:

 

 

There is still time to recognize your favorite BCA 10 company with an ad in the event program, or sponsor and/or purchase individual tickets to this year's event. For more information, contact Patrick O'Herron, BCA Coordinator, at 212.223.2787 or poherron@artsusa.org.

 

We look forward to celebrating with this year's BCA 10 this October! Congratulations to all 2013 honorees!

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