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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 CCE serves as an advocate… MORE

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 partnerships and fiscal support. READ… MORE

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 meant to do. Andrew has… MORE

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 projects — and our region… MORE

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 make the experience better.   On Thursday… MORE

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 Startups Winston-Salem? Learn more here…. MORE

Apply to Creative Startups Winston-Salem to compete for up to $75,000 in funding

Drafting off its first, highly successful business accelerator program, the second annual Creative Startups Winston-Salem is now accepting applications. The world-class program helps creative entrepreneurs develop business models and identify funding. Hosted by the Center for Creative Economy in Winston-Salem, NC, this year’s participants will compete for venture and angel funding up to $75,000 from a range… MORE

Creative Economy Employment in the US, Canada and the UK

Report on the Creative Economy in the UK, Canada and US. This report measures employment in the creative economies of the US, Canada and the UK. See Report Key elements to the Creative Economy is that it A.) addresses an entirely new sector of the labor force.  This group of creatives B.) is build new… MORE