Creative Industries Summit featuring the Downtown Nola Arts-based Business Pitch

New Orleans Entrepreneur Week

Monday, March 14, 1pm – 5pm, join the DDD, CANO and LCEF for the 4th annual Downtown NOLA Arts-Business Pitch at The Chicory located at 610 S Peters St.  This pitch is aimed at identifying and supporting entrepreneurs that have a scalable arts-based project situated in the creative, architecture, technology, digital media, or film/entertainment fields that benefits Downtown NOLA.  Come watch as local arts-based entrepreneurs compete for a prize package value at over $40,000 in cash and in-kind services.

In anticipation of the pitch, CANO and LCEF will host two forums focused on strategies to help build and grow the creative economy.  CANO’s panel will assemble leaders from various economic sectors in New Orleans to report on efforts on building the “Breakthrough Coalition for the Creative Industries.”  Audience will be invited to add recommendations for most critical needs for growth of their creative industries and to join the coalition.

LCEF will host the second panel, “Pipelines and Lifelines for Creative Industries Business Development” and include a presentation about new creative industries business incubator pipelines with representatives from various incubators. From starving artists with hot ideas to innovative moguls, find out about new initiatives to help you get there.

Click here to Register for the event.

Other sponsors for this year’s pitch include Postlethwaite & Netterville, Jones Walker, Wisznia, beta and Corporate Realty.

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