Creatives of Color Network
In honor of Black History Month, Creatives of Color fosters new opportunities for marginalized community members who consider themselves creative entrepreneurs! Non-creatives are always welcomed, as all creatives need well-rounded connections for development, marketing and other business essentials.
Non-member registration link: http://bit.ly/2V7GHZX
Friday, February 28, 2020
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (Central Standard Time)
4245 N Knox Ave, Chicago, IL 60641 Get Directions
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In honor of Black History Month, "Creatives of Color" fosters new opportunities for marginalized community members who consider themselves creative entrepreneurs! Non-creatives are always welcomed, as all creatives need well-rounded connections for development, marketing and other business essentials.
CCE supports nine creative entrepreneurial industries including music, film/TV, visual arts, fashion, theater, dance, media, culinary and sports! Come out for a fantastic event and network with creative entrepreneurs like YOU!
See statistics from Creative Economy Entrepreneurs: From Startup to Success by Alan Webber below:
• In 2015, Fortune reported that African-American women are the fastest growing group of entrepreneurs in the U.S.
• A 2015 Stanford Graduate School of Business report showed that 86% of all small business growth between 2007-2012 “can be attributed to Latino-owned businesses."
• In 2017 Kauffman Foundation State of Entrepreneurship report emphatically concluded: “If minorities started and own business at the same rate as non-minorities do, the U.S. would have as much as an extra 9.5 million jobs in the economy.”
• McKinsey research into recruiting practice found that LGBTQ recruits were “more highly skilled and more likely to have advanced degrees.
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