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Creative Communities Exchange – Early Registration Deadline April 4, 2017

The early registration deadline for the Creative Communities Exchange(CCX) is coming up on April 14. It’s time to secure your spot at the biennial networking event for New England leaders engaged in cultural economic development!

Here are our top 5 reasons to attend:
  1. Workshops – where else can you learn about successful arts and real estate partnershipsneighborhood revitalization projects centered around arts and culture, and creative workforce development for artists and makers with disabilities?
  2. Networking – swap business cards with leaders from arts, local government, urban planning, and economic development
  3. Large group sessions - including an interactive keynote with David Grant on how to assess your impact
  4. Celebrate the creative sector - be the first to hear findings from NEFA’s report about New England creative economy employment and toast the region’s creative enterprises, artists, and creative workers at the reception
  5. New London, CT – hear how strong partnerships fuel their creative economy and experience it for yourself with evening activities
$100 through 4.14 | $150 after
Connect with your peers, exchange ideas, and build your network at NEFA’s biennial CCX! CCX workshops share the successful strategies of creative entrepreneurs, city planners, small businesses, and the arts sector that provide actionable tools that you can execute to strengthen your own communities.

Check out the workshops for CCX 2017 where you will learn about creative economy initiatives from throughout New England.

Visit CCXNewEngland.com for directions, carpool signup, and hotel discount information.
Images: from CCX 2015 in Keene, NH; by Michael Moore.
CCX Highlight
One creative economy project and one organization is recognized at each CCX with NEFA’s Creative Economy Award. This year, the ceremony will take place during the closing lunch at the Crocker House Ballroom. The 2015 recipients wereCreative Portland and The Square One Initiative.
Program Director, Research and Creative Economy


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