Wednesday, January 24th
3:00PM - 5:00PM
Networking Reception to Follow


Chapman Cultural Center
Main Theater
200 E St John Street
Spartanburg, SC 29306


Megan Zapf

Presenting Sponsor

Forum Series Sponsor

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Host Sponsor

Culture Counts Forum
Wednesday, January 24th | Chapman Cultural Center

Featuring Keynote Speaker
Anthony Radich
Executive Director, Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF) 

Anthony Radich has served as the executive director of WESTAF since August of 1996. In that capacity he is responsible for providing leadership to the thirteen-state regional arts organizations’ programs and special initiatives. He oversees WESTAF’s work in the areas of research, advocacy, and online systems development designed to benefit the cultural community. 


Arts as an Economic Driver Panel
Moderated by
Jennifer Evins, Executive Director, Chapman Cultural Center

Anne Craig, Executive Director, Greenwood Arts Center
Ken May, Executive Director, SC Arts Commission
Anthony Raddich, Executive Director, Western States Arts Federation
Allen Smith, President & CEO, Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce
Tim Todd, Executive Director, Discover Upcountry Carolina Association

The official public unveiling of the Upstate Cultural Assets Interactive Map will take place at the beginning of the program.


Individual Ticket Price: $10

*If you represent a sponsoring company or organization please use your promo code to register at no cost.

Cancellations must be made at least seven (7) days in advance of event date to receive a refund of ticket cost.