2013 Summer Conference General Session – Emphasizing Arts and Culture for Entertainment, Enrichment, and the Economy

Description: Cultural activities and the arts entertain and enrich our lives. What may sometimes be overlooked is the positive effect this industry has on our state’s economy. This session will discuss the State’s comprehensive and integrated investment to attract, create, and retain jobs in the creative industries, as well as discuss tools for creating arts and entertainment districts in your neighborhood.


  1. The Honorable Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Mayor, Baltimore City
  2. Pamela Dunne, Arts & Entertainment Districts, Program Director, Maryland State Arts Council

  3. Kara Norman, Executive Director, Downtown Frederick Partnership

Moderator: The Honorable Melony G. Griffith, Maryland House of Delegates

Date and Time:  Friday, August 16, 2013; 10:45 am – 12:00 pm

MACo’s 2013 Summer Conference will be held from August 14 – 17 at the Roland Powell Convention Center in Ocean City, Maryland.

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