Helena Fruscio, Creative Economy Industry Director for the Commonwealth of
Massachusetts, will give a presentation on the state of the creative industries
and the statewide resources designed to actively support the growth of this
Come find out about:
• What are the Creative
Industries and why do they matter?
• Massachusetts' statewide
initiatives to support the Creative Industries.
• Resources to help
these businesses grow.
Who is included in the creative industries? The creative industries include
the many companies pushing the limits of creativity in the marketplace,
including innovative video game companies, cultural non-profits, design,
marketing and architecture firms, and also the people who write books,
design houses, shoot movies, make art and record music.
The creative industries are an important part of the Massachusetts economy,
with a $1 billion statewide impact and over 100,000 Massachusetts workers.