The Arts Mean Business for Tampa Bay!
Join us on September 14 at Tampa Theatre.
Learn about the economic impact of the arts, including tourism and employment, in Hillsborough County and across the nation. The Arts Council partnered with Americans for the Arts over the past two years to complete Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 (AEP5), the most comprehensive study of the impact of the nonprofit cultural sector ever conducted. Funding for the local AEP5 study was provided by the Hillsborough County Economic Development Department and the Gobioff Foundation.
SPEAKER: Randy Cohen, Vice President of Research and Policy at Americans for the Arts in Washington, DC, will guide us through the study findings and discuss how these outcomes can be utilized to shape the future of Hillsborough County and the Tampa Bay Region.
WHERE: Tampa Theatre, 711 North Franklin St., Tampa, FL 33602
PARKING: Available on surrounding streets and nearby pay-to-park lots.
ABOUT RANDY COHEN
Randy Cohen is Vice President of Research and Policy at Americans for the Arts. He recently published Americans Speak Out About the Arts, one of the largest national public opinion studies about the arts ever conducted, and publishes the two premier economic studies of the arts industries—Arts & Economic Prosperity, the national impact study of nonprofit arts organizations and their audiences; and Creative Industries, a mapping study of the nation’s 703,000 arts establishments and their employees. Randy developed the National Arts Policy Roundtable, an annual convening of leaders who focus on the advancement of American culture, in partnership with Robert Redford and the Sundance Institute. His 10 Reasons to Support the Arts blog recently received the Gold Award from the Association of Media & Publishing—their top honor for best blog post of the year. Randy has given speeches in 49 states and regularly appears in the news media—including the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and on C-SPAN, CNN, CNBC, and NPR.
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