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East Town Business Partnership Annual Meeting April 18

The ETBP Annual Meeting is coming up on Thursday, April 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the Best Western Normandy Inn.  The annual meeting will include elections to the ETBP Board of Directors.  The featured presentation is titled, Advancing Arts and Entertainment in East Town.  Registration and networking start at 11:30 a.m., with the program beginning at Noon.


Description:
 
We invite East Town Business Partnership members and guests to our 2019 Annual Meeting! This meeting will include annual district highlights, a discussion of emerging priorities, and an overview of where our new strategic plan will take us and the district in the coming years. And, our feature topic will be advancing arts and entertainment in East Town. We are known for the Guthrie Theater, MacPhail Center for Music, the US Bank Stadium and the Armory Event Center. Are you also familiar with the nationally award-winning Open Book Partnership, the Gamut Gallery and the emerging Good Arts Collective?





 
Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor: The Minnesota Vikings





Feature Presentation/Panelists: 



  • Britt Udesen, Executive and Artistic Director, The Loft Literary Center

  • Cassie Garner, Gallery Director, Gamut Gallery

  • Ben Kelly, Organizer, Good Arts Collective


Agenda:



  • Call to Order (Paul Mellblom)

  • Introductions, Sponsor Recognition, Announcements (Dan Collison)

  • Partnership Report (Steve Cramer, CEO, mpls downtown council-DID)

  • Year in Review (Christie Hantge)

  • Casting Vision for the Year Ahead to Next Business Forum Season (Dan Collison)

  • Recognition of Outgoing Board Members (Paul Mellblom)

  • Board Candidate Election (Paul Mellblom)


  • Feature Presentation:

    • Britt Udesen, Executive and Artistic Director, The Loft Literary Center

    • Cassie Garner, Gallery Director, Gamut Gallery

    • Ben Kelly, Organizer, Good Arts Collective



  • Adjournment (Paul Mellblom)


Please RSVP via Eventbrite, by no later than Tuesday, April 16, at Noon.