Philadelphia is flourishing with creativity, tapping into art to inspire hope and perseverance. Arts and business communities continually partner to design powerful, creative solutions that beautify and restore neighborhoods and local businesses, build and raise community voices, and break down barriers for access to equal opportunity.
Come together in person with the Arts + Business Council for a festive awards celebration memorializing Philadelphia’s groundbreaking creativity. The evening will be filled with must-see live performances, cocktails, and networking with creative leaders and advocates from our region.
The 2022 Arts + Business Council Awards honor inventive collaborations with lasting impact that inspire a brighter, more inclusive future for the City.
Visit Philadelphia, for their Love & Grit Storefronts Project, which aimed to reinvigorate and beautify the city’s empty storefronts by transforming them into art installations.
The Barnes Foundation, for their Barnes West project, a collaboration with People’s Emergency Center CDC and neighborhood businesses that engaged residents in culture in everyday places, and celebrated creativity and community voice.
Orchestra 2001, for their Emerging Markets project, a two-year series launched in May 2020, which presented informal musical events where Philadelphians shop, work, and play, and broke down barriers to access to classical music.
Business cocktail attire: A step up from business casual but less formal than black tie.