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A growing group of island arts councils
Working together on digital innovation
Dreaming of an arts + culture super-region


arts impact

Our first ever all-Islands arts impact study is done!

Have you ever wondered about the value artists and arts organizations contribute to our economy? To tourism, general well-being and community? This groundbreaking study answers this question and provides our arts ecosystem with vital data that will enable us to leverage all sorts of new collaborations and innovations.

Download the results here:

Full presentation from Nordicity:

Excerpts from our presentation at the

Vancouver Island Economic Summit (October 2021)

We were excited to present our arts impact findings to the Vancouver Island Economic Alliance Summit. Our summit session was called: “magic happens where arts and business converge” and we’re grateful to the following guests for their contributions to the presentation.  You can also check out the news coverage we received after the Summit HERE and HERE

2021 VIEA Summit - Full Presentation

Line Robert - Full Interview

Line Robert, Chief Executive Officer, Island Coastal Economic Trust

Franc D'Ambrosio - Segment

Franc D’Ambrosio, Principal, D’Ambrosio Architecture + Urbanism

Karen Bannister - Full Interview

Karen Bannister, Director of Destination Development, Tourism Vancouver Island
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