Upstate Alliance for the Creative Economy roundtables

alliance for creative economy logoThe Upstate Alliance for the Creative Economy initiative has a series of events coming up over the next month or so focused on the state of the local "creative economy" and how to grow it. Blurbage:

Join ACE and the Center for Economic Growth as we announce our latest Creative Economy data, and share your thoughts on how we can work together to develop and grow creative jobs and opportunities in the Capital Region.
ACE wants to know what you do, why you're here, and how we can make this region the best place in the U.S. for people to live, work, and grow creative businesses. Music, food, networking and more. You're welcome to attend any or all of these Roundtable events, and need not be employed in the Creative Industries to participate.

The first event is at Overit in Albany on February 7. The full schedule is below. The roundtables are free to attend, though registration is requested (details at the link above).

ACE defines the creative economy as including: design, media, visual arts and handcrafted products, performing arts, heritage and preservation, and artisanal food and agriculture.

Each event is from 5:30-7:30 pm.

Wednesday, February 7: Overit, 435 New Scotland Avenue in Albany

Monday, February 12: WMHT, 4 Global View Drive in Troy

Tuesday, February 27: The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls

Wednesday, February 28: Proctors, 432 State Street in Schenectady

Monday, March 5: Hall of Springs, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs

Tuesday, March 13: Hudson Hall at the Hudson Opera House, 327 Warren St. in Hudson

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