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TIME TO SHINE

Join us for a Creative Showcase and Celebration of CCE’s 10th Anniversary.

NETWORK WITH AMAZING CREATIVES, INNOVATIVE LEADERS, ARTISTS, AND ENTREPRENEURS.

CCE HAS A LOT TO CELEBRATE AND INVITES OUR COMMUNITY TO JOIN THE PARTY!

Performance
Showcase:

The evening will kick off with our Keynote Speaker, Susan Jaffe. Up next is the Shine World Premiere performed by UNCSA School of Dance alumni with original spoken word by LB the Poet.

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Susan Jaffe

Artistic Director
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre

Madalyn Bailey

The UNC School of the Arts
Dance alumni

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LB the poet

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Photography
Showcase:

Calling all photographers! Flex your creative muscles with a photographic interpretation of our creative business programs. We'll pick 3 winners and feature them in a showcase and auction at shine.


OPEN FOR ENTRIES

April 25, 2022 Contest deadline

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Showcase Sponsor

Contest Categories

Submitted Photos will be an abstract or inspired interpretation of our CCE Programs for Creative Entrepreneurs.

We invite you to capture people, places and things all over the Triad that inspire the movement of the creative economy.

Kinetic

Ideas begin with a spark. Our Kinetic program takes those sparks and ignites them into startups and small businesses. Your image in this category should convey a transfer of energy.

Velocity

Working fast allows our small businesses to make a quicker and bigger impact on the creative economy. Your images in this category should show speed in any form.

Momentum

Building together builds Momentum. Where creatives gather for inspiration and networking. A monthly event and online directory to generate ideas and build community.

Contest Prizes

1 WINNER FROM EACH CATEGORY WILL RECEIVE A VIVID METAL PRINT OF THEIR PHOTO AND $100 CASH! PHOTOGRAPHERS NEED TO REGISTER AND SUBMIT THEIR WORK BY APRIL 21, 2022.​

Shine Admission

One complimentary tickets for you and a guest to Attend SHINE on May 24, 2022

Art Auction Entry

A 24” x 36” Vivid Metal Print of your image will be auctioned off

Bragging Rights

To the Victor Go the Spoils. Share the image and the news with the world

Cash Prize

We'll select one image in each category to be awarded $100 cash

Vivid Metal Print

A Commemorative 5” x 7” metal print of your winning image

Photo Publishing & Creds

We'll publish your winning image online for the creative world to see

Product
Showcase:

Curated artisanal products from founders in CCE's Velocity Accelerator will be on display in our product showcase. See the unique creations these alumni contribute to our creative economy. More products coming soon!

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Jenni Earle

Bandannas

Feloh

Beauty App

Y'all Company

Y'all Company

Small Batch Sauces

Event
Registration:

Each ticket purchased contributes to CCE’s 10th anniversary Challenge. We are raising $110,000 to Match a challenge from 12 generous donors.

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$75Individual

Single Admission

All Showcases

Dinner & Beverages

Mix & Mingle

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Visionary
$1,000Table of 4

Reserved Table

Program Recognition

Artisanal gift

All Showcases

Dinner & Beverages

Donate to the 10th
Anniversary MatchGive to CCE

Can’t Attend? We appreciate your support which goes to:

Funding for Creative Entrepreneurs

Sustaining CCE future programs

Launching creative startups

100% tax deductible

The Ramkat is located in the Industry Hill neighborhood at the north end of the downtown Arts District.

CCE will follow the Ramkat’s Covid policies in effect on the date of the event, with respect to masking, proof of vaccination, or negative Covid test.

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the
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We provide inception-stage business training to help artists and other creatives develop viable businesses. Our customized education and mentorship programs fulfill our mission to Launch, Grow, and Accelerate creative businesses.


A nonprofit organization, CCE strives to strengthen the creative economy and the creative community in Winston-Salem, NC and beyond. Since 2016 CCE has helped launch 56 creative startups in its accelerator, 67% of which were founded by women and 53% by minorities. Today, 83% of those companies are still thriving, and 167 jobs have been created.

Our cohorts have earned $10 million in revenue and raised $13 million in investment. CCE continues to support founders with mentorship and accountability as their businesses grow.

SHINE 2022
Sponsors & Partners:

These creative companies and organizations believe in the power of inspiration, knowledge, and community.

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See You There!

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