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UpStart Live!

UpStart Live! Feb. 5th – 7th, 2016 UpStart Live is an event like no other. It is collaborative approach to taking a startup through conception to market in just 48 hours. This event will focus on a creative industry, The Olio, Winston-Salem’s own glassblowing studio, and will create a sustainable revenue model for a new product line…. MORE

Creative Economy Online Course

CCE’s colleague in the National Creative Economy Coalition, Christine Harris, will offer a unique online class in the Creative Economy through the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. It will be available for credit and non-credit.  Creative Economy is one of UMass Art Extension Service’s most unique arts management courses. AES recently spoke with instructor Christine Harris on… MORE

SWERVE’s December 3rd Final Launch Event

Center for Creative Economy wrapped up its three-event launch of SWERVE, the new hub for creative individuals and businesses in the Triad. The room was alive and inspired after hearing Kyle Webster, internationally-award winning illustrator, talk about his journey to success. Kyle began the presentation advising how to position your brand on the web and… MORE

The 2nd SWERVE Launch was a Success!

CCE held the second Swerve launch event on Nov. 19th, with over 40 people attending.  The word is getting out as over 50% were new attendees! Lizzy Hazeltine of The Startup Factory, and Peter Marsh of Flywheel presented on “How to Develop Your Idea into a Product or Service”.  The attendees brainstormed new ways to engage… MORE

Triad Design Leadershop returns Sept. 30 – Oct. 1

CCE to host Triad Design Leadershop Sep 30-Oct 1 with Intuit’s Innovation Catalyst Leader, Wendy Castleman Center for Creative Economy will be host Triad Design Leadershop September 30 – October 1 at the new Center for Design Innovation, 450 Design Ave. in Winston-Salem. The distinguished guest Keynote is Wendy Castleman, Innovation Catalyst Leader at Intuit,… MORE

Improv for Innovation June 4th!

Join us on June 4th at Flywheel for Improv for Innovation! Network and learn new skills exploring the principles behind Improv Comedy. Are you looking for a way to unlock your inner creativity? Attend the Improv for Innovation event and workshop led by author of the Go Big! Toolkit, Chris Mumford, and hosted by the… MORE

US Creative Business Cup, 2015

CCE is now accepting applications for the US Creative Business Cup. CCE is now accepting applications for the US Creative Business Cup, a global competition for creative business startups. Deadline for applications is June 21 at 12:00 midnight. The national winner will compete in Copenhagen, Denmark in November 2015 as part of the international Creative… MORE

CCE Moves Offices to Flywheel

CCE moves into new offices at Flywheel in Wake Forest Innovation Quarter Today, CCE moves into its new coworking space at Flywheel, the cool downtown spot for meeting and closing deals! Check out our new digs in Flywheel’s beautifully designed spaces at 525 Vine St. in Wake Forest Innovation Quarter in downtown Winston-Salem. Recently featured… MORE

2014 TDL Videos

The videos are in! Check out the TDL videos from last years event! The videos from last years Triad Design Leadershop have now been uploaded to our YouTube and are now on our TDL page under Initiatives. Be sure to check them out so you’re able to see what TDL is all about. Also, we… MORE