The Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County invites you to discover why creativity is essential for business success in the 21st Century.

Explore how the arts and humanities can partner with business and education to help bridge the Innovation Gap.

The keynote speaker is Randy Cohen, Americans for the Arts. Americans for the Arts is a nonprofit organization whose primary focus is advancing the arts in the United States. With offices in Washington, D.C. and New York City, it has a record of more than 50 years of service.

What: The Arts, Creativity and the 21st-Century Workforce

Where: Charles F. Dolan School of Business, Fairfield University

When:Monday, October 20, 2014, 10 am-12 noon

Other speakers include:

Innovation Agent: Jeanine Esposito, spark!Consulting

And a panel discussion.

Kip Bergstrom CT Dept. of Economic and Community Development

Chris Bruhl Business Council of Fairfield County

Jill Saverine priceline.com

James Simon College of Arts & Sciences, Fairfield University

This program is free of charge. Please RSVP to David Green: david@culturalalliancefc.org. This is an Americans for the Arts Creative Conversation, celebrating October as Arts