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2017 International Economic Development Summit:

Revving Up Your Creative Industries with Incubation and Acceleration Services
Expert talks presented by Kim Chestney and creative economic development leaders from Washington DC, Jacksonville and Canada.

When someone speaks of incubators and accelerators, the first thing that comes to most mind is tech companies. Creative industries -- such as design, music, or online apps and games -- need the same support services and programs that help get tech companies off the ground. This session will look at how EDOs can support the creative industries and their entrepreneurs to ensure a high-growth and dynamic local economy. 

What you'll learn: 
• Best practices from incubation and acceleration programs focused on creative industries
• Supporting entrepreneurs at the intersection of creativity and technology
• Preparing your creative industries to compete globally

The IEDC Leadership Summit, organized by the International Economic Development Council will take place from 29th January to the 31st January 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront in Jacksonville, United States Of America. Attendees will see examples of what is happening at the local level and how these successes can be replicated in their communities. 

Later Event: March 13
New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NEOW)