PNC financial institution officers need to be invested within the Central Florida Neighborhood with a philanthropic and academic function. The Dr. Phillips Heart management staff is powerful on group engagement and academic alternatives past the leisure worth the Heart brings to Central Florida.
It led to PNC’s official entitlement sponsorship of a hospitality suite situated proper subsequent to the latest theater at Dr. Phillips Heart, Steinmetz Corridor.
“We’ve at all times gravitated in the direction of the humanities at PNC, so it simply is smart to us,” stated Chad Loar, PNC’s Regional President in West and Central Florida.
PNC’s relationship with Dr. Phillips Heart started in 2014 with a grant from the PNC Basis for Undertaking WoW, a preschool initiative carried out throughout underserved colleges in Orange County that integrates science and humanities into current curriculums.
Most just lately, PNC grew to become the presenting sponsor of the brand new Nice American Orchestra Collection, bringing world-class orchestras to Steinmetz Corridor this winter.
The internationally famend classical ensembles of the Chicago Symphony, Philadelphia Orchestra, and Cleveland Orchestra will convey their extremely transferring sound to Steinmetz Halls in January and February 2023—an expertise historically solely obtainable in locations like New York Metropolis’s Carnegie Corridor.
“That [Wow} was the entryway into Dr. Phillips Center, and since then, to see the evolution of it—it’s such a beautiful gem,” Loar said. “We’re lucky enough to be right across the street from it. But we’re big believers at PNC, knowing what cultural organizations like the Dr. Phillips Center can do for our community.”
“Bringing folks together. Extremely educational in outreach programs. It’s a multi-million economic machine there for local and non-local jobs.”
Ditto for the leadership team at Dr. Phillips Center.
“We want to align sponsors with our business brand that brings in between 60,000 and 80,000 people to our building,” said Kathy Ramsberger, President & CEO of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. “It’s not just about the impressions, it’s about those sponsorships. And it’s great to be on the same side regarding community impact. It’s important to them, and it’s important to us.”
The suite opened in mid-October, and PNC officials could not be happier with the partnership. The goal is simple: The respective leadership teams at PNC Bank and the Dr. Phillips Center plan on working together to build even more impactful programs and touchpoints that benefit people from all walks of life.
“It’s going to be a lot of fun to be the official sponsor of the Dr. Phillips Center,” Loar said. “What a beauty Steinmetz Hall is. It’s already one of the great concert halls in the world. We’re looking forward to the partnership we have with them for many more years.”
“Why would we not want to partner with that amazing gem we have downtown?”