Upcoming Events


Defining Innovation

The right conversation, with the right people, changes your perspective and your toolkit. In light of our new virtual world, we’re brining globally renowned thinkers and doers online for accessible, yet intimate conversations, panels, and opportunities for audience engagement.

Join us for this biannual speaker series and get plugged into a more creative, innovative, and engaged way of working alongside leaders and professionals from our region’s creative and business communities.

Industry Intersections

Ideologies native to the creative economy, like design thinking, can transform business. Creative problem solving, empathy, and human-centered innovation are revolutionizing the way business leaders plan, prototype, and grow.

Join us as we explore the way artists, designers, and creatives are influencing major developments in industries from health care to real estate, demonstrating the big impact our creative community has in confronting and solving today’s biggest challenges.

Annual Awards Celebration

Our annual awards program honors leaders in the Philadelphia region who embody and foster cross-sector collaboration between creative and business communities.

The Arts + Business Council Leadership Award is bestowed to individuals who are deeply engaged in the Greater Philadelphia cultural community. Recipients must demonstrate remarkable leadership, exceptional innovation, and a commitment to their community.