Growing the Creative Sector of your Local Economy

In Colorado our creative sector is fifth largest part of our economy in terms of employment. Many of us who support the creative economy are involved in efforts to increase awareness of the State’s creative talents and help this important sector grow.

Two of the companies in our local area that are helping to promote our creative sector are denverarts.org and Modern In Denver magazine. Their efforts may give you some ideas on how you can promote the creative sector in your area. To read more check out the article – “The book end of the creative sector

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About Neil McKenzie

Neil McKenzie is an author, educator and consultant to artists and arts organizations. He is the author of The Artist’s Business and Marketing ToolBox – How to Start, Run and Market a Successful Arts or Creative Business available in softcover from Barnes & Noble and Amazon and as an eBook from iTunes, Amazon and Barnes & Noble. He has developed and teaches the course “Artrepreneurship” at the Center for Innovation at Metropolitan State University of Denver, and is also a visiting professor at University College at the University of Denver. Neil has over 30 years’ experience as a management consultant and marketing executive, working with some of the world’s top brands. Neil is a frequent lecturer to artists and arts organizations, a guest columnist for Colorado Biz Magazine, where he covers the creative sector of the economy, and the author of several articles for Americans for the Arts, a national arts organization. Follow Neil on Twitter: @neilmckenzphoto