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"Thank you for an incredible visit! You made a very strong impression on our committee by your preparation, thoughtful questions, and carefully
guided facilitation of conversations."

Dan Ross, Arts United, Fort Wayne, IN
Who We Serve

Clients and presentations have included:

Alverno College - keynote on Unleashing Your Creativity (Click here to download keynote powerpoint presentation)

Americans for the Arts
- General session, national conference
- State Arts Advocacy Network, national conference
- National webinar "Design and Construct: Changing Business Models"

Arts Alliance Illinois - repositioning the value and identity of our creative assets  (Click here to download powerpoint presentation)
          - presentation on national research defining the creative economy  (Click here to download powerpoint presentation)

Arts Alliance of Portage County, WI - creative economy research and community planning

City of Austin, TX - creative sector needs assessment research

City of Kansas City, MO - a city-wide arts and cultural plan

City of Lawrence, KS - creative sector needs assessment research (Click here to download pdf of report)

City of Marquette, MI - a ten year master cultural plan (Click here to download pdf of report)

Creative Alliance Milwaukee , Consulting Advisor

Greater Milwaukee Committee - cultural assets inventory

Mount Mary College - creative community engagement assessment (Click here to download pdf of report) and corporate creativity programming

National Creativity Network - co-founder Creative Economy Coalition and manager of annual National
          Creative Economy Summit

University of Massachusetts at Amherst - teaching ‘creative economy’ online course

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee - teaching ‘creative enterprise’ campus course

National Endowment for the Arts

- America’s Creative Economy: A Study of Recent Conceptions, Definitions, and Approaches to Measurement Across the USA (Click here to download pdf of America's Creative Economy full report) (Click here to download pdf of America's Creative Economy Executive Summary). This research is the first ever profile………

- Presentation to National Council on the Arts. The panel presentation starts at about 34' and the Creativity Works! presentation starts around 50'.

- NEA Creative Economy Research Grant, 2012/13. This research is the first ever profiling of how the creative economic cluster is being defined around the country by those nonprofit organizations who are serving their local creative industries. Under the direction of the National Creativity Network in collaboration with Creative Alliance Milwaukee. Report will be published August 2013.


Keynotes

Building Creative Community Partnerships


From Cultural Assets to Creative Industries: Repositioning the Value and Identity of the Community's Creative Assets

From Cultural Alliance to Creative Alliance: Transitioning a Services Business Model

Unleashing Your Creativity