Welcome to CCE

The Center for Creative Entrepreneurship supports entrepreneurship in the creative industries through ongoing hands-on training, mentorship, networking events, industry sector specific boot camps and accelerators, and archived content for both artists and creative entrepreneurs. CCE also maintains a focus on equity, ensuring its programs engage communities of color and other historically marginalized spaces for creative entrepreneurs.

Upcoming Events

08. 18. 2022

Thursday, 8/18 at 4pm PT / 7pm ET - GMS "Meet The Emmy Nominees" Panel and 2022 "Join GMS" Community Drive Kick-Off Join us for an exciting lineup of Emmy-nominated music supervisors discussing their work and sharing highlights from some of today's top television shows. Don't miss the discussion, celebration, and kickoff event for our "Join GMS" 2022 Community Drive! Be sure to attend our 8th Annual GMS 'Music In Media' Conference - held in person and virtually on Saturday, […]

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08. 17. 2022

This virtual series features one designer showcasing a work that is personally meaningful. We'll hear what inspires, challenges and guides them. Expose yourself to new material by exploring with our guest, Adam Lucas. Adam will explore the book design of Walter Hamady. Hamady was a Midwest-based, Lebanese-American book artist, graphic designer, publisher, poet, and educator. His experimental approach to book design is an inspirational example of how one can find opportunities for creativity and play within established conventions. Pricing: Nonmember […]

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08. 18. 2022

Research says that for every $1 spent on email marketing, there is an average $44 return on investment. You must implement the right strategy if your business wants to generate similar results. In this webinar, expert presenter Patty Ross will show you the fundamentals and the advanced techniques of email marketing that will help propel your email efforts into a positive return on investment. In this webinar, you will learn: The 5 C’s of email marketing What to look for […]

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08. 26. 2022

Event Description: We are excited to be hosting a free workshop on digital skills using resources from Grow with Google. Grow with Google helps ensure that the opportunities created by technology are available to everyone. Since launching in 2017, Grow with Google has trained more than eight million Americans on digital skills. This 4 part workshop, hosted by Kristina Wynne of The Wynners Club will cover the following topics: Getting Your Local Businesses on Google Search and Maps Reaching Customers Online with […]

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Meet the Team

Scott Fetters
Daniel Crane
Program Director
Ana Everling
Program Coordinator

Workforce Development

CCE commits to helping expand the talent pipeline within the creative sector through advanced professional development, job and entrepreneurship training, relationship building, and access to capital for individuals, creative businesses, institutions, and community organizations.  CCE maintains a focus on equity, ensuring its programs engage communities of color, LGBTQ, veterans, and other historically marginalized communities for creative workforce. To accomplish this, we partner with established community based organizations and workforce development agencies that intentionally serve, prepare, place, and support job-seekers from disinvested communities.


Program Partners

CCE is a pilot project, fiscally sponsored by Arts Alliance Illinois and funded by the Coleman Foundation. 2112 serves as programmatic lead, with ancillary support from MediaTech Ventures and partner organizations in each focus industry (Music, Film/Video, Dance, Theater, Fashion, Visual Arts/Design, Media, Sports, Culinary).