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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Learning

You’re never too young to start and you’re never too old to stop. Build your technical, entrepreneurial or creative skills. Locate programs, classes and workshops that can connect your passion and purpose to your present-or-future occupation. Invent or reinvent yourself.

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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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laurin

“More than anything, I think I learned how to handle this job under a lot of stress and pressure and how to develop relationships with my customers that make them feel very important to us, no matter how big or small the job.”

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saramiab

“I want to connect those dots for makers and consumers alike by creating a space where people can easily find goods from artists in their area and participate in workshops…”

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