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Creative Economy Summit
May 15th, 8:30am – 5:00pm, $45
Greenfield Community College

A major event designed to increase the capacity and success of creatives in Western Massachusetts — provides the opportunity to network, address public/private partnerships, gain business and technical skills, and access practical information about available resources.

Keynote Tim Loew – Executive Director and Founder of Massachusetts Digital Games Institute.

The day focuses on a series of panels on five action areas the state of Massachusetts has identified as crucial to the success of this sector of the economy:

Business and Development/Access to Capital – 
How to leverage resources to get to the next level through training, mentoring, money, relationships.

Visibility – Visibility is vital to survival and success.
Space – Everyone needs spaces: to meet, network, collaborate, create, perform, exhibit, and sell.

Talent – How do you bring talent into your creative business?

Registration is $45 and can be found here.  If you would like to help fund a ticket for those who are unable to cover the full fee, there is a donate option on the registration page.  This will enable us to give discounts on a first come first serve basis.

Celebrating its 5th Creative Economy Summit, Fostering Art & Culture Project in Franklin County, MA, which has been the primary producer of past summits, has teamed up with the newly formed Pioneer Valley Creative Economy Network in producing this summit and to increase collaboration in the region to strengthen the creative sector.  A full list of producing partners can be found here.

For more info, please contact Lisa Davol, Summit Coordinator, at