May 3rd 6:00-7:30pm Developing the Creative Economy

Creative Economy-May3.2018 Ogle County extension offic

This program for community leaders and businesses presents suggestions and guiding principles to increase economic and entrepreneurial development.

The speaker will describe development of a culture that appreciates and supports the creative talents of residents, including those living in low-resource households. Creative entrepreneurs include artists, designers, musicians, boutique retailers, specialty food producers and other creative enterprises.

Development of creative enterprises has been documented to be particularly valuable to rural communities.