All businesses, organizations and individuals working in the creative industries can sign up for sessions to access business support and resources. Take advantage of this opportunity to connect to state and local business resources during the Creative Industries CreativeNext Resource Meetings and Office Hours. 

Do you work in:

    • Advertising and Marketing
    • Architecture
    • Visual Art and Craft
    • Design
    • Fashion
    • Film, Media, Entertainment
    • Music and Performance
    • Publishing

If so, then the sessions listed below are for you!


1. CreativeNext Resource Meeting

This is your opportunity to present to state and local business supporters ready to help move your business forward.

The format: You will give a short presentation about your business to a small group of business supporters. The presentation should focus on the business and the potential you see for the business to grow and the barriers to that growth. The supporters are people who are ready to help and will help connect you to the business resources you need.*

 

2. Office Hours

Not ready to make a presentation, but want to know what resources are available?

An alternative to the CreativeNext Meetings, Office Hours with the Creative Economy Industry Director is where you can individually access resources and support.

Sign-ups are listed below, find a meeting near you!

 

North Eastern Massachusetts

Hosted by Creative Economy Association of the North Shore and the Enterprise Center

DATELOCATIONOPPORTUNITYSIGN UP
Jan 31

Montserrat College of Art

23 Essex Street

Beverly, MA

CreativeNEXT

Resource Meeting

9:00-12:00pm

Contact:

Kathleen Burke kathleen.burke@montserrat.edu

Jan 31

Montserrat College of Art

23 Essex Street

Beverly, MA

Office Hours

1:00-4:30pm

Click here to sign up!

 

 

 

Greater Boston, Massachusetts 

Hosted by the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development

 

DATELOCATIONOPPORTUNITYSIGN UP
Feb 19

Ex. Office of Housing & Economic Dev.

1 Ashburton Place,

Room 2101

Boston, MA

Office Hours

11:00-1:30pm

Click here to sign up!

 

Western Massachusetts

Hosted by Western Mass EDC and the City of Holyoke

 

DATELOCATIONOPPORTUNITYSIGN UP
March 14

Green High Performance Computing Center

100 Bigelow St

Holyoke, MA

 

CreativeNEXT

Resource Meeting

9:00-12:00pm

Contact:

Ann Burke

a.burke@westernmassedc.com

March 14

Green High Performance Computing Center

100 Bigelow St

Holyoke, MA

 

Office Hours

1:00-4:30pm

Click here to sign up!

 

 

Greater Boston

Hosted by the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development

 

DATELOCATIONOPPORTUNITYSIGN UP
April 18

Ex. Office of Housing & Economic Dev.

1 Ashburton Place,

Room 2101

Boston, MA

Office Hours

1:00-4:30pm

Click here to sign up!

 

Berkshires, Western Massachusetts

Hosted by Berkshire Creative

 

DATELOCATIONOPPORTUNITYSIGN UP
May 16

Berkshire Creative Offices

66 Allen Street

Pittsfield, MA

CreativeNEXT

Resource Meeting

9:00-12:00pm

Contact:

Julia Dixon,

info@berkshirecreative.org

 

May 16

Berkshire Creative Offices

66 Allen Street

Pittsfield, MA

 

Office Hours

1:00-4:30pm

Click here to sign up!

 

Are you interested in hosting

 CreativeNEXT Resource Meeting or Office Hours 

in your community?

Please email the Creative Economy Industry Director: helena.fruscio@state.ma.us

 

 

More meetings will be scheduled on a rolling basis, please check back regularly or  sign up for the mailing list!

 

*Any references to commercial entities, products, services, or other non-governmental organizations or individuals are provided solely for the information of individuals using the website attending the meeting.  These references are not intended to reflect the opinion of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts or its officers and employees concerning the significance, priority, or importance to be given the referenced entity, product, service, or organization.  Such references are not an official or personal endorsement of any product, person, or service, and may not be quoted or reproduced for the purpose of stating or implying the Commonwealth’s endorsement or approval of any product, person, or service.  The Commonwealth does not guarantee or warrant that any information provided by individuals on this website or in the meetings is correct, and disclaims any liability for any loss or damage resulting from reliance on any such information.  The references to non-state resources are for information purposes only and do not necessarily reflect the official views of the Commonwealth. The information and content provided on the website and during the meetings are for information purposes only and do not constitute and should not be construed as legal, financial, professional, or any other type of advice or counsel.  You should contact an appropriate advisor with respect to any particular issue or problem.