Act Globally--Thrive Locally
Recorded On: 08/06/2014
Artist and Cultural Exchanges are a long-term and proven strategy for improving relations between countries, communities and their peoples. Local Arts Agencies historically have supported, funded and developed successful cultural exchange programs. But cultural diplomacy is one side of the global engagement coin. Learn how local arts agencies and their partners are working creatively across borders to build bridges internationally while serving their communities locally—through employing economic development strategies such as expanding markets, encouraging trade, and fostering international cultural tourism.
Mary Hammond, Executive Director
Robin Malpass, Marketing Consultant
Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB), Paducah, KY
Tom Bensen, Executive Director
Missoula Cultural Council, Missoula, MT