The Creative Economy & Allentown

The City of Allentown is poised for a creative renaissance and you’re invited for a front row seat to experience how creativity and imagination can engage the employees, residents and visitors of today and tomorrow.

Join us for the Business & Arts: Session 3 The Creative Economy & Allentown on Tuesday, October 8 in the Lyric Room at Miller Symphony Hall where you’ll see inside some of the interesting opportunities on the horizon for the City of Allentown’s remarkable revitalization.

A report on the State of the Creative Economy in the Lehigh Valley will be followed by a fascinating panel discussion by leaders in the business, academic and arts communities on the roles of creativity and innovation in developing the future of the city.

Panel members include Berrisford Boothe, International Artist, Professor and Collector of African American Art; Denton Burrows, Professional Artist, Co-Founder of Dripped On Productions; Abu Rizvi, Professor of Economics at Lafayette College; and Jill Wheeler, VP of Marketing for City Center Allentown.

Agenda:
11:00 AM – Welcome, Light Lunch
11:30 AM – Program Begins: Creative Economy & Allentown (Presented by Sean King/Todd Watkins)
12:00 PM – Panel Discussion (Panel members include Berrisford Boothe, International Artist, Professor and Collector of African American Art; Denton Burrows, Professional Artist, Co-Founder of Dripped On Productions; Abu Rizvi, Professor of Economics at Lafayette College; and Jill Wheeler, VP of Marketing for City Center Allentown.)
12:45 PM – Future Plans & Next Steps

Register by emailing Kylie Adams at kyliea@lehighvalleychamber.org or by clicking HERE. Hurry, seating is limited!

Date

Oct 08 2019

Time

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Cost

Free

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Location

Miller Symphony Hall
23 N. 6th St., Allentown PA
Category
Downtown Allentown Business Alliance

Organizer

Downtown Allentown Business Alliance
Phone
(484) 226-6323
Email
betsyk@lehighvalleychamber.org
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