Living

Birmingham’s creative economy is only as strong as the spirit of community that supports its development. Find physical and virtual networks to meet, communicate and collaborate. Seek out new experiences to expand your horizons. Make friends. Make places. Be inspired.

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Working

Whether commercial or nonprofit, individual or collective, discover avenues to expand your market share, earning potential or bottom line. Never before has Jefferson County been so perfectly positioned to nurture imaginative endeavors. Prepare for your professional progress.

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Growing

Stay competitive. Be on your toes. Connect with local, regional and national data and trends, service organizations, and opportunities in the creative industries. Become your own most knowledgeable resource as you navigate the new creative economy, here at home and across the country.

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whitson

“Generally, though, we just don’t want to shoot guys pressing buttons on a computer or a single person on stage because there’s not a lot to look at.  A dynamic band with members that are all doing something is always the best.”

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sara-garden-armstrong

“Put yourself in positions where you feel lost. It gives you incredible energy to face and solve problems. Connect with your fellow artists. Your community is what really helps you survive.”

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