SmARTBiz Summit 2013

Dec 10, 2013 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Registration Closed

SmARTBiz Summit 2013

Tuesday, December 10, 2013
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Palm Beach County Convention Center


SmARTBiz is a collaboration of PNC and the Cultural Council to address the need to increase awareness among businesses of the importance of arts and culture, as well as directly support cultural endeavors by building the capacity of our local cultural organizations. For SmARTBiz Grant resources, click here.

SmARTBiz brings together leaders from cultural organizations and the business community to discuss the vibrancy of business and art relationships and how these partnerships are a driving economic force in our region today.


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Morning Sessions | 8:00 am - Noon

8:00 am Registration and Networking

8:30 am Breakfast

Bill Koch 9:00 am Opening Plenary

Philanthropy and the Arts: Why Give Major Gifts and Focus Donations
A conversation with Bill Koch, Founder and CEO of Oxbow Group, American businessman, art collector and sailor
Interviewed by Rena Blades, President and CEO, Cultural Council of Palm Beach County

9:45 am Educational Sessions

  • CEO Roundtable I - How to Minimize Your Organization's Risk
    Presenters: Crystal & Company
  • Marketing I - What's Your Story? Creating Promo Videos with Impact
    Presenter: Page Turner Productions
  • Finance I - How to Prepare Your Organization to Start an Endowment
    Presenter: Vaughn Yeager, J.D., Senior Vice President, PNC Bank

11:00 am Educational Sessions

  • CEO Roundtable II - What Keeps You Up at Night?
    Facilitator: Rena Blades, President and CEO, Cultural Council of Palm Beach County
  • Marketing II - Cause for Change: How Millenials Connect, Involve, Give
    Presenter: Derrick Feldmann, CEO, Achieve
  • Finance II - Financial Wellness
    Presenters: PNC Bank experts

12:00 pm Networking Lunch


Andy GoodmanAfternoon Session | 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

12:45 pm – 3:45 pm Presentation and Workshop

Change the Story, Change the World
Andy Goodman, Director, The Goodman Center
Helping good causes reach more people with more impact: Three-hour, hands-on training on how to tell your story.




Full Day - Advance Registration includes breakfast, lunch and parking

  • Members: $50.00 ($60.00 day of event)
  • Non-Members: $60.00 ($70.00 day of event)

Morning Session includes breakfast and parking

  • Members: $30.00
  • Non-Members: $40.00

Afternoon Session includes lunch and parking

  • Members: $30.00
  • Non-Members: $40.00

For more information, contact Debbie Calabria at or 561.472.3330.


Generously underwritten by:

Crystal & Company        Holyfield & Thomas LLC

Event Information

Palm Beach County Convention Center
650 Okeechobee Boulevard
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Palm Beach County Arts Calendar

Florida Division of Cultural Affairs

Florida State of the Arts License Plate Tag

Palm Beach County Tourism Development Council

Discover the Palm Beaches

Palm Beach County Film and Television Commission

Palm Beach County Sports Commission

Arts Radio Network