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Three Creative Startups Are Winners of $50,000 From The Center For Creative Economy

 The 2018 Creative Startups Winston-Salem Winners Margot and Trevor Toppen of Edumotion, Wendy Hickey of ArtPop Street Gallery, and Kevin Clark of Point Motion   “During the past two months, ten creative enterprises completed an 8-week business educational program and came to Winston-Salem, NC, to compete for a split of […]

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The One Relationship Every Entrepreneur Needs

  For most entrepreneurs, the hardest part about running a business isn’t starting it, but keeping it going. Entrepreneurship is a social career path, but it can also be lonely when working by yourself or with just a few others. As a result, the initial rush of starting a business […]

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CCE New Team Member Alert | Meet Jack

    We are pleased to welcome Jack Hupper as our summer intern for CCE!  He is a fortunate addition to our growing team and in just a few short weeks has already jumped in and started creating a real impact! Jack is a rising senior at Wake Forest University […]

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How are creative industries impacting the economy?

At the Center for Creative Economy, we define creative enterprises as companies and individuals that combine design, arts, and technology to create a product or service that gets created, made, and distributed into the economy. According to the US Bureau of Economic Analysis,  creative industries contribute $700 billion to the US Gross Domestic Product and $26 billion in revenues […]

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Center for Creative Economy awarded Parsec Prize

  May 3, 2018 Asheville, N.C. Parsec Financial, an independent fee-only wealth management firm, announced today it has awarded The Center for Creative Economy (CCE) a Parsec Prize for 2018. The CCE will receive $20,000 to connect and promote the creative industries in the Piedmont Triad. Founded in 2011, the […]

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Center For Creative Economy receives $25,000 grant!

The Center for Creative Economy is one of five nonprofits to receive a $25,000 grant from The Ovation Foundation, an arm of Ovation TV. The grant is part of Ovation’s 2017 Creative Economic Innovation Grant Awards program, which focuses on nonprofits that work with artists and enterprises in creative industries through […]

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Meet Our New Marketing Manager: Andrew Hewitt

Andrew is a designer, musician, and entrepreneur. In 2014, Andrew was offered a promotion as a District Sales Manager with his previous employer. The promotion would include relocating from New Jersey to Winston-Salem, NC. Even though he enjoyed his new position, he wasn’t truly doing what he felt he was […]

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Triad Business Journal names Margaret Collins, of CCE, Triad Power Player

Founding Executive Director for Center for Creative Economy, Margaret Collins, is named Triad Business Journal’s 2017 Power Player! “These are the individuals who have taken the baton, if you will, to champion truly catalytic efforts, to put their reputations and dollars at risk and to execute plans that move game-changing […]

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Maximizing Your Leadership Potential Program

Are you interested in prototyping a new leadership development activity being created by the Center for Creative Leadership? As part of CCL’s product development process, we invite volunteers to help us test out our new creations free of charge and in return we ask for their input on how to […]

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Center for Creative Economy Announces Accelerator Finalists and Awards Funding

The Center for Creative Economy announced the three Winston-Salem based companies that have taken the top prized in the Creative Startups’ Southeastern Accelerator Program. Read the full press release here. Recent news articles: www.bizjournals.com – “Three Winston-Salem companies receive funding from Creative Startups accelerator” Want to learn more about Creative […]

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