WHAT: The Power of Art and Artists: 2010 Otis Report on the Creative Economy of the Los Angeles Region Presented by Otis College of Art and Design
WHO: Rocco Landesman, chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, James Canales, president and CEO of the James Irvine Foundation, Ann Markusen, economist, professor and director of the Project on Regional and Industrial Economics at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey Institute on Public Affairs, Dr. Nancy D. Sidhu, vice-president and chief economist in the Kyser Center for Economic Research of the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp (LAEDC) and Samuel Hoi, president of Otis College of Art and Design
WHEN: Wednesday, November 10, 2010
7:30 a.m. Registration, Breakfast, Networking; 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Presentations
WHERE: Zipper Concert Hall at The Colburn School 200 South Grand Avenue Los Angeles CA http://www.colburnschool.edu/page.cfm?p=354WHY:
Is Los Angeles America's Arts Super City? This is the fourth consecutive year that Otis College of Art and Design has commissioned analysis and presented real numbers for the business of creativity in both Los Angeles County and Orange County. The Otis Report on the Creative Economy includes a 5-year employment projection, and investigates the direct and indirect economic impact of industries such as Fine and Performing Arts, Digital Media, Entertainment, Architecture, Interior Design, Fashion, Toy and Communications Arts. On November 10, the report will be presented to the public followed by a panel discussion. The 2010 report is accompanied by a policy brief, "Los Angeles: America's Artist Super City," commissioned by the Center for Cultural Innovation.
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