October 20, 2020
Mayor’s Workplace Press Launch
The Mayor’s Workplace of Cultural Affairs (MOCA) and the Texas Music Workplace are co-hosting the stay digital Music Pleasant Neighborhood Workshop for individuals interested by studying concerning the state’s new Music Pleasant Neighborhood designation program.
The designation program seeks to foster music trade improvement in Texas cities and communities which can be critical about attracting and growing native music trade progress.
“Houston is house to over 1,400 companies within the music trade and greater than 3,500 working musicians,” stated Mayor Sylvester Turner. “Our Metropolis prides itself on its sturdy historic music roots and is house to many present high performing musicians. Houston is all the time open for enterprise and welcomes the chance of being a Music Pleasant Neighborhood.”
A neighborhood workshop is a part of the method to safe the Texas Pleasant designation certification. The Metropolis’s digital workshop will characteristic Chip Adams, Neighborhood Relations & Outreach Specialist of the Texas Music Workplace within the Governor’s Financial Improvement and Tourism Division. Adams will present particulars and reply questions concerning the designation program.
Final yr, the Texas music trade, with help from the Texas Music Workplace, generated $23.4 billion in financial income and created greater than 209,000 jobs in communities throughout the state.
The digital workshop is scheduled for Monday, October 26, at 6 p.m., through Microsoft Groups. To entry the workshop, please go to @HoustonMOCA Fb occasions https://fb.me/e/dqwDNuCew or contact Necole.Irvin@houstontx.gov.
For extra details about COVID-19 associated emergency funds or the Mayor’s Workplace of Cultural Affairs, go to houstontx.gov/culturalaffairs. You too can comply with MOCA on Fb and Instagram @HoustonMOCA.
This press launch was produced by the City of Houston. The views expressed listed here are the creator’s personal.