The Creative Industries Academy is DC3′s think-and-teach tank: a research and strategic arm that offers training courses, develops strategies and facilitates workshops to grow the creative industries in urban centers.  It’s the place where the DC3 team is enlisted to identify, test and share findings and best practices for a distinguished portfolio of clients – economic development organizations, foundations, governments and professional organizations – enabling each to launch and manage results-driven programs that advance entrepreneurship and cluster development for the creative sector.

Strategy Rooted in Practice

The Creative Industries Academy leverages our practical experience, leadership and networks for your organization, offering your organization practical programming and solutions specific to the assets and challenges your audience or community face.  Deep relationships with international experts inform our work.  An acute understanding of global best practices elevate our work.  Detroit’s complex tapestry of assets, resources, tension and challenges tempers our work, grounding it in a firm, objective and empathetic reality.

Engagements are custom to each client’s needs and budget; and range from facilitating entrepreneurship workshops to co-creating strategic plans outlining the creation and management of place-based creative clusters.  Think the DC3 team can help your organization? Click on the “Request Information” box below and follow the instructions to submit an inquiry.