1045 - Creativity as an Economic Development Strategy

Report
Jenny Mizelle CEcD
Town of Holly Springs NC
October 25, 2011
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* Population data provided by Holly Springs Planning and Zoning
 www.piedmontriadnc.com
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WIRED GRANT
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CEA Strategic plan summary
Creative Enterprises in the Piedmont Triad Economy
NAICS codes
NEXT STEPS
Identification of key players
 Outreach and explanation
 Invitation to first event
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AGENDAS
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February - intro session with Diane Cherry as
facilitator
June – speaker: Tom Rabon, NewKind and Red Hat
August - workshop
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Read Daniel Pink’s book “A Whole New
Mind”
Wrap your mind around what occupations
and industries compose the creative
economy
Take stock of the assets in your community
Manage expectations
Attend as many seminars and events as
practical
Apply for grants and seek funding
Maintain the momentum
Expected
Desired
Creative Asset Inventory
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X
Network Group Established
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X
Ownership of Initiative by Members
X
Secure Financing for Initiatives
X
Annual Growth of Membership
X
Physical Location Established for Group:
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X
work,
networking, entrepreneurial support, showcase for artwork
Master Plan for Public Art
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X
Mims Property Master Plan
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X
Mims Property Development
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X
Holly Springs Brand of Creativity Achieved
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Recruitment of CE Companies to Holly Springs
X
Jenny Mizelle CEcD
Town of Holly Springs NC
Jenny.mizelle@hollyspringsnc.us
www.hollyspringsnc.org
North Carolina
Creative Economy Wiki
Project Purpose
To aggregate the strengths and resources of creative
industries-related organizations so that they may connect
and collaborate;
and to provide a meeting place for the organizations to
market their services to their customers.
Project Structure
RTS has given us permission to use their categories for
organizing creative economy resources. We intend for the
Resource Providers that fall into these categories to be the
primary users and content generators on the site.
Category
Description
Social
Infrastructure
Guilds, councils, trade associations, arts centers
Informal clubs, networks, and organizations.
Education and
Training
Programs and instruction aimed at developing or
enhancing creative talent within educational institutions
and supporting industries.
Places and
Spaces
Museums, historic sites, gardens, arts districts,
neighborhoods, exhibition halls, film and music studios,
incubators, and shared space in which creative assets
and enterprises can be created, housed, and displayed.
Resources
Funding, incentive programs, and information and/or
assistance provided by government agencies, non-profit
or for-profit organizations, and private foundations.
Help us design the best tool to meet
your needs
Questions/Contact
Christa Wagner Vinson
(919) 715-6376
cwagnervinson@nccommerce.com
Allan Sandoval
(919) 715-1803
asandoval@nccommerce.com

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