Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Senate Listening Session on Reopening: Tourism, Arts, Culture & Small Businesses

11:00AM-11:30AM: Arts and Culture
Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) - Bethann Steiner, Public Affairs Director
MassCreative - Emily Ruddock, Executive Director

11:30AM-12:00PM: Arts & Culture Local Perspectives I
MASS MoCA - Joseph Thompson, Director
Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts - Troy Siebels, President & CEO
New England Aquarium - Vikki Spruill, President & CEO

12:00PM-12:20PM: Travel and Tourism
Mark Fuller, Undersecretary of Business Growth at the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development

12:20PM-12:40PM: Arts & Culture Local Perspectives II
Regional Tourism Council
Lea Filson, Executive Director, Plymouth County Convention & Visitors Bureau
8 Dyer Hotel in Provincetown, Steve Katsurinis, Owner

12:30PM-1:00PM: Small Businesses
Local restaurant/bar owners
Jason Petrou -Krueger’s in Haverhill
Laura Wolfe - Brick and Ash in Newburyport