Chicago Creative Expo

March 5th, 2012  |  Published in Events

 2012 Creative Chicago Expo

March 23 & 24 at the Chicago Cultural Center

Now in its 9th year, the Creative Chicago Expo is a chance for arts organizations and artists of all disciplines to connect, exchange  information, and share best practices. In the past, more than 5,000 creative practitioners and 140 local and national vendors participated in dozens of free workshops and networking opportunities across Chicago’s diverse arts communities brought together at the Chicago Cultural Center.

In 2012, The Expo is expanding to two days. Friday, March 23rd will focus on information for arts organizations and creative businesses. Saturday, March 24th will focus on the needs of individual creatives. Admission is free and open both days.

Expo takes place at the Cultural Center, located at 78 E. Washington Street, in the heart of downtown Chicago.

Date: March 23–24, 2012
Time: 10am – 4pm each day
Location: Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington Street

Highlights for 2012 include:

Chicago Cultural Plan + Creative Chicago Snapshot:  Find out the results of the Creative Chicago Survey and participate in the Chicago Cultural Plan.

The Paczolt Insurance Oasis – Learn about specific insurance issues for organizations and individuals in one-on-ones and small groups.  Data security to temporary event coverage to options for health insurance.

Corky’s Cafe –  A delicious range of food and beverages to keep your creative juices flowing.

City Treasurer’s Small Business Plan Competition

1 Hour Mentor with Howard Tullman, CEO of Tribeca Flashpoint Media Academy, and with Paul Natkin, Executive Director of the Chicago Music Commission and Rockstar Photographer.

32 Free Workshops - from Branding to Business Planning to Engaging your Audience.   Check back soon for more information.

 

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