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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Meghan Mccollum

“Someday, we want kids that have grown up in schools with underfunded arts programs (or having been told to muffle their creative aspirations) to be able to look around and see reflections of themselves on the walls of Birmingham. We want them to be able to proudly say, ‘This is MY city.'”

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Brent Kendrick

“When you are engaged with a group of people who are all trying to move an idea forward, it’s great to feed off each other. It forces you to realistically look at your idea and find the problems.”

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