Brevard Cultural Alliance To Conduct First-Ever Summit May 14 In Melbourne
By Space Coast Daily // May 14, 2015
Economic Impact Study will be unveiled
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Brevard Cultural Alliance, the professional organization representing Brevard County’s arts and cultural sector, will host the Space Coast’s first-ever Cultural Summit on May 14 at the Hilton Melbourne Rialto Place beginning at 8:30 a.m.
BCA’s strategic focus is to advance Brevard County as a cultural destination, enhance educational opportunities through engagement with the arts and bolster the sustainability of the cultural community.
BCA is supported in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, the Brevard Board of County Commissioners, the Space Coast Office of Tourism, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
The Summit includes three tracks tailored to Cultural Organizations, Artists and Arts Educators, featuring presentations by leaders from:
• Americans for the Arts
• National Arts Marketing Project
• Arts Business Institute
• Florida Cultural Alliance
• Florida International University
• Arts & Cultural Alliance of Sarasota
• United Arts of Central Florida
• Harris Foundation
In addition to these sessions, a luncheon keynote presentation will be delivered by Americans for the Arts President and CEO Robert L. Lynch.
Results of BCA’s latest Economic Impact Study will also be unveiled to attendees at that time.
This event is open to the public and those interested in participating in the luncheon only may do so for $25.
“This Summit provides a unique opportunity for cultural leaders, artists and educators to learn national best practices and gain new strategies for growing the local arts and cultural sector here on the Space Coast,” said BCA Executive Director Neil Levine.
The cost to attend the summit is $39 for BCA members, $49 for nonmembers, $35 per person for 2 or more from a single organization or $25 for the luncheon only.
The admission cost includes a continental breakfast, lunch and all sessions. To learn more and to register, visit ArtsBrevard.org