2017 BCA Cultural Summit

Thanks to all who attended! We hope you enjoyed it!

This was a unique opportunity to gain new strategies and tools, hear nationally renowned speakers and network with your cultural peers, elected officials and business and community leaders.

Attendees heard how one individual with a vision, Paula Wallace, built Savannah College of Art and Design into a world-renowned institution of higher education and an international brand.

Schedule for the day:

8:30am:   Check-in, Continental Breakfast & Networking – Debus Center

9:15am:    Opening Remarks – Debus Center

Select workshops are being presented in collaboration with Edyth Bush Institute for Philanthropy & Leadership (Rollins College) at this Cultural Summit.

9:30am:    Session 1 – Astronauts Memorial Foundation

Option 1:  Strategies for Audience Development with presenter Melissa Mason BraillardOrlando Shakespeare Theater / EBI
Option 2:  
Navigating the Field of Arts Education with presenter Lizzie Dorman, Americans for the Arts
Option 3: 
What’s Your Story? Developing Your Brand to Fit Your Vision with Heidi Hatfield Edwards, Florida Institute of Technology

10:45am:   Session 2 – Astronauts Memorial Foundation

Option 1:  Tools for Community Outreach with presenter Melissa Mason Braillard, Orlando Shakespeare Theater / EBI
Option 2:  
Arts Education Trends, Challenges and Opportunities with presenter Lizzie Dorman, Americans for the Arts
Option 3: 
Beyond Tweets, Posts and Blogs: Strategic Storytelling and Brand Building Through Social Media with presenter Heidi Hatfield Edwards, Florida Institute of Technology

12:00pm:   Keynote Luncheon – Debus Center

With Keynote Speaker Paula Wallace, President and founder of Savannah College of Art and Design and presentation of new Economic Impact Study of Brevard’s Arts & Cultural Sector

1:45pm:     Session 3 – Astronauts Memorial Foundation

Option 1:  Creating Customer Loyalty with presenter  Evan Valle, Orlando Shakespeare Theater / EBI
Option 2:  
Let’s Market Your Art with presenter Melissa Mason Braillard, Orlando Shakespeare Theater / EBI
Option 3:  
Arts Education: Full STEAM Ahead with presenter Pablo Remonsellez, Brevard Cultural Alliance & Lizzie Dorman, Americans for the Arts

3:15pm:     Recap and Wrap-Up – Astronauts Memorial Foundation