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About Colorado Creative Industries:

Colorado Creative Industries (CCI) is a division of the Office of Economic Development and International Trade. At CCI, we believe in the power of creativity to inspire human connections, create social change and support economic vibrancy throughout Colorado. We believe in the creative process, the artists and entrepreneurs who contribute to our rich culture and the benefits of a robust and growing creative economy. 

We support and encourage the innovators, creators, change-makers and dreamers who improve our quality of life and make Colorado creativeWe focus on strengthening the vitality of visual, performing and literary arts through promotion, resources and funding opportunities. We believe in bold innovation and the invaluable contributions the arts bring to this beautiful state.


About Call Yourself Creative:

Call Yourself Creative is a FREE program from Colorado Creative Industries (CCI). The goal of this initiative is to support a state-wide initiative to bolster Colorado’s creative economy, advance existing creative districts with practical tools and resources, and foster the development of new and emerging creative communities throughout the State of Colorado.

Purpose

  • Support a state-wide initiative to bolster Colorado’s creative economy

  • Foster the development of new and emerging creative communities

  • Advance existing creative districts with tools and resources

  • Serve as a national resource for other states seeking to use the Colorado “CCI” model to support its creative communities

Goals:

  • Provide a DIY program for individuals or organizations that wish to create, develop, and sustain creative communities and districts

  • Provide à la carte resources for individuals or organization seeking specific information on topics that will help move their creative communities forward

 Photo Credit: Colorado Office of Tourism

Photo Credit: Colorado Office of Tourism

 Photo Credit: Colorado Office Of Tourism

Photo Credit: Colorado Office Of Tourism

 Photo Credit: Colorado Office Of Tourism

Photo Credit: Colorado Office Of Tourism

 

What is the Colorado Creative Corridor?

What is a Creative District?