Hello Everyone!


I hope you’re enjoying the summer. I’m sending a note with some more information about the Annual Leadership Retreat so you all have it for your travel arrangements.


Dates: Wednesday, October 24 – Friday, October 26


Time: For those who can arrive Wednesday there will be afternoon activities and dinner. The meeting will take place mid-day and afternoon on Thursday, as well as Friday Morning.


Location: Chattanooga, TN – Thank you to Dan Bowers at ArtsBuild for hosting!


Accommodations & Registration: The retreat will be held at a new hotel in downtown Chattanooga with a discounted rate available to attendees; more information coming soon! Individual registrations will be priced at $125/person (to cover meals and meeting costs). I will send out registration information and how to book your room at our discounted group rate in the next two weeks.


Who: This retreat is for senior leaders and senior staff of United Arts Funds across the country.


Agenda: If you have agenda items you’d like to add to the meeting discussions, please send them to me (reply to jstern@artsusa.org).


Please don’t hesitate to contact me with any questions or concerns!




Jessica Stern
Private Sector Initiatives Programs Manager
Americans for the Arts
1 E 53rd Street 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10022
212.223.2787 x1113
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